Category Archives: Computing

Memory and SSD price rises could continue to mid-2018

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Low supply is causing problems for solution providers’ customers The shortage of memory (RAM) and SSDs affecting the hardware market is impacting the revenue, cash flows and profitability of solution providers, according to a report on CRN. Vendors ‘across the board’ are raising prices between 5 and 10 per cent due to the component shortages, […]

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There's a reason Microsoft is patching Windows XP again this month

Microsoft has released its usual Patch Tuesday flood, and it’s enormous. Computerworld‘s Gregg Keizer has details. Microsoft released individual patches for Windows XP and Vista — both of which are beyond their end of support dates — in a move eerily similar to the one last month. Per the Microsoft Security Response Center: We are […]

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Apple, Dell and Kingston to join Foxconn-led bid for Toshiba Memory Corp – and Amazon may join them too

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Foxconn founder and CEO Terry Gou Foxconn founder and CEO Terry Gou has revealed that Apple, Dell and Kingston have joined its consortium in the bidding for Toshiba’s semiconductor unit, Toshiba Memory Corp. It comes a week after Gou let slip that the company was putting together a broad-based consortium to support its bid. The […]

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Slack: Tech industry stereotyping risks scaring off junior engineering talent

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Enterprises need to do a better job of building empathetic IT departments to improve the diversity of their teams, according to Slack software engineer Carly Robinson. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also agree that your personal information […]

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The evolution of Mac OS X

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Progression of OS X Fifteen years ago, on March 24, 2001, Apple released the first version of its Mac OS X operating system, noteworthy for its UNIX architecture. OS X has been known over the years for its simplicity, aesthetic interface, advanced technologies, applications, security and accessibility options. From the Finder to Spotlight, the Dock […]

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British Airways IT outage: What went wrong with its datacentre?

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The explanation offered by British Airways as to the cause of its bank holiday datacentre meltdown is insufficient, say experts, who slam the airline for putting the incident down to “human error”. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You […]

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Toshiba to announce preferred bidder for semiconductor unit next week

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Toshiba-branded SSDs set to disappear when NAND flash deal is concluded Toshiba is preparing to announce its preferred bidder for its chip division, which will see the company divest itself of its 50 per cent stake in its highly prized NAND flash development and manufacturing… Source link

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69% off WowWee Lumi Gaming Drone – Deal Alert

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69% off WowWee Lumi Gaming Drone – Deal Alert | Computerworld Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. Credit: Amazon “);});try{$(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd({threshold:0,forceLoad:false,onLoad:false,onComplete:false,timeout:1500,debug:false,xray:false});}catch(exception){console.log(“error loading lazyload_ad “+exception);}}); The Lumi Quadcopter from WowWee averages 3.6 stars out of 5 on Amazon, which isn’t earth-shattering, but at its currently discounted price you’re sure […]

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For the first time in years, Apple's new 21.5in iMac will actually be upgradeable

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One of Apple’s new ‘upgradeable’ iMacs unveiled at the beginning of June A tear-down of the new Apple iMac indicates that, for the first time in years, the latest Apple PC should be upgradeable, with both the memory and CPU being removable.  The company that pulls apart new hardware, iFixit, has confirmed that Apple’s new-and-improved 21.5in […]

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Nominations open: Most influential women in UK technology 2017

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Nominations are now open for Computer Weekly’s 2017 list of the 50 most influential women in UK technology. This year Computer Weekly is working in partnership with recruitment firm Mortimer Spinks to recognise and reward female leaders and role models who are making a difference to the technology industry. By submitting your personal information, you agree […]

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