Windows 10 support could end early on some Intel systems

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It all depends on what the “supported lifetime” of a system is. By: Peter Bright When Microsoft introduced Windows 10 and its “Windows as a Service” model, the company promised Windows users a steady stream of updates to their machines. The days of being stuck on an old version of Windows would be forgotten; once […]

Microsoft May Soon Replace Internet Explorer

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system will debut with an entirely new web browser code-named Spartan, according to a report citing anonymous sources. ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley reports that this new browser is a departure from Internet Explorer, the Microsoft browser whose relevance has waned in recent years. According to Foley, it will be a “lightweight” […]

Apple Is Considering Storing Your Fingerprints In iCloud

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Apple is considering storing customers’ biometric data in the cloud to enable next-generation payment methods, according to new patent application found by Apple Insider. The application relates to “finger biometric sensor data synchronisation via a cloud computing device and related methods,” with one potential implementation being to authorise a “financial transaction.” Simply put, this means […]

Cisco Unified Computing

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Cisco launched a number of systems to carry its unified computing systems (UCS) series to IT service providers from small to very large. The company’s UCS M-Series Modular Server is built for cloud-scale applications and services, its UCS Mini for small-scale and enterprise-edge computing, speedier, beefed versions of its UCS Rack and Blade Servers to […]

T-Mobile CEO to hackers stealing hotspot data

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T-Mobile CEO to hackers stealing hotspot data “It’s over.” Although T-Mobile offers unlimited data plans for phones, the carrier does restrict how much data can be used through a handset’s hotspot feature called “Smartphone Mobile HotSpot” to 7 GB per month. A very small percentage of customers — 1/100 of a percent — have found […]

Microsoft’s data case could unravel the US tech industry

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Every company, everyone has their eyes on this case. The outcome either way will be monumental.     Microsoft’s data case could unravel the US tech industry By: Zach Whittaker The case, if lost, could see a mass exodus of international customers from the US cloud. Saying “no” to the government is never a good idea. But […]

iPhone 6s is Really Bad News for Carriers

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This story is trending and after you read it you’ll see why: iPhone 6s is Really Bad News for Carriers As usual, Apple’s September 2015 keynote was perfectly staged and drew a crowd of tech journalists to San Francisco. Among all the noise around the giant iPad Pro, a finally revamped Apple TV and the […]

Cloud Data Protection Enterprise Online Backup Solutions

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Cloud Data Protection Enterprise Online Backup Solutions Personal Computers are incredibly complex, and any number of things can render them useless at any moment. Hard drives crash. Operating systems become corrupted. And then there are more traditional disasters like fires, floods, and earthquakes that can spell the end of your digital media and documents. The organized […]