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Adobe Patches Flash Player Again

January 28, 2015 by Michael   | Category: Computing
Adobe Patches Flash Player Again

It’s patch week again for Adobe Flash Player, and this time the update is designed to fix a critical security bug in the much-maligned browser’s multimedia plug-in. Flash Player has been updated to version 16.0.0.296 to solve the vulnerability previously identified in the APSA15-01 Security Bulletin. The bulletin now contains information about the new version. Flash Player 16.0.0.296 was released with auto-update enabled on 24 January, two days earlier than the expected distribution date. The... 

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SAP Sees High Profit Potential In Cloud

January 27, 2015 by mphillips   | Category: Computing
SAP Sees High Profit Potential In Cloud

European software giant SAP could eventually see its software delivered via the cloud deliver higher profit margins than its traditional packaged software, its finance chief told a newspaper. “Such contracts become profitable over time. In the long term, they can definitely become more profitable than our classic license sales,” Luka Mucic told the Euro am Sonntag business weekly in an interview. SAP said last week its push to deliver cloud-based products via the Internet – which... 

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Researchers At Georgia Tech Develop An Auto Detect Keyboard

January 27, 2015 by Michael   | Category: Computing
Researchers At Georgia Tech Develop An Auto Detect Keyboard

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have emerged from their smoke filled labs with an intelligent keyboard which cleans itself and can identify users by the pattern and style of their fingertips and keystrokes. Dubbed the “human-machine interfacing” device, the keyboard was reported in the American Chemical Society’s academic journal “Nano.” If it works it could provide a foolproof way to prevent unauthorized users from gaining direct access to computers and stop the return key... 

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Hacker Forum Working To On Evolving Malware

January 27, 2015 by Michael   | Category: Computing
Hacker Forum Working To On Evolving Malware

Notorious malware kjw0rm and Sir DoOoM have been uncovered in a hacker forum as evolved versions, developed with advanced functionality, according to researchers at Trend Micro. A threat response engineer at Trend Micro, Michael Marcos, said that he uncovered the malware while examining the Arabic language on a bogus “computer enthusiast site”, called dev-point.com forum. “One of the notable topics in the forum talked about new malware ‘kjw0rm’ and a worm named ‘Sir DoOom’,... 

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RHEL Finally Available On IBM’s Power8

January 26, 2015 by Michael   | Category: Computing
RHEL Finally Available On IBM’s Power8

IBM has made the Power8 version of the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) beta available through its Power Development Platform (PDP) as the firm continues to build support for its Power systems. IBM and Red Hat announced in December that RHEL 7.1 was adding support for the Power8 processor in little endian instruction format, as the beta release was made available for testers to download. This version is available for developers and testers to download from today through the IBM PDP and at IBM... 

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AMD’s Carrizo Coming In The Second Quarter

January 26, 2015 by Michael   | Category: Computing
AMD’s Carrizo Coming In The Second Quarter

AMD released its earnings today and one cool question came up about the upcoming Carrizo mobile APU. Lisa SU, the new AMD President and CEO, told MKM Partners analyst Ian Ing that Carrizo is coming in Q2 2015. This is a great news and AMD’s Senior VP and outgoing general manager of computing and graphics group John Byrne already shared a few details about his excitement about Carrizo. There are two Carrizo parts, one for big notebooks and All in Ones called Carrizo and a scaled down version... 

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ARM Develops IoT For Students

January 23, 2015 by Michael   | Category: Computing
ARM Develops IoT For Students

ARM has created a course to teach IoT skills to students at University College London (UCL) The course is designed to encourage graduates in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) to seek careers in IT. The IoT Education Kit will teach students how to use the Mbed IoT operating system to create smartphone apps that control mini-robots or wearable devices. Students are expected to be interested in building their own IoT business, or joining IoT-focused enterprises like ARM. The course... 

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The ESA Goes With Red Hat For Cloud Services

January 22, 2015 by Michael   | Category: Computing
The ESA Goes With Red Hat For Cloud Services

The European Space (ESA) has deployed a private, on-premise cloud platform designed to serve its community in Europe. The infrastructure is partly based on a custom version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). The ESA Cloud needs to be constantly available to the space agency’s large user base, ensuring high levels of reliability and flexibility and the management capabilities of a modern IT environment, according to Red Hat. Hosted applications include software development and testing, satellite... 

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IBM Seeking Cloud Expansion Through Acquisitions

January 22, 2015 by mphillips   | Category: Computing
IBM Seeking Cloud Expansion Through Acquisitions

IBM will favor purchases that strengthen its cloud services, the company’s CFO said Tuesday, as it seeks ways to expand its business after 11 straight quarters of declining revenue. “Most of our acquisitions will probably be on an ‘as a service’ basis, as opposed to an on-premise model,” CFO Martin Schroeter said during IBM’s quarterly earnings call, in response to a question. “That’s the nature of the market and where we have a lot of opportunity,... 

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Canonical To Jump Deeper Into The IoT With Ubuntu

January 21, 2015 by Michael   | Category: Computing
Canonical To Jump Deeper Into The IoT With Ubuntu

Canonical has announced a new version of the Ubuntu operating system designed to bring a united front to the Internet of Things (IoT), after a preview alpha was trialed late last year. The super-stripped down, lightweight Snappy Ubuntu Core is designed to allow developers to create IoT applications quickly and easily and release them securely across the network. This means that many devices with firmware that would have been unpatched after vulnerabilities such as Heartbleed can now be updated quickly,... 

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Will Apple Drop Intel?

January 21, 2015 by Michael   | Category: Computing
Will Apple Drop Intel?

Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich has shrugged off rumors that Apple is about to switch to ARM in future Mac releases. Of course the Tame Apple Press is declaring that this will mean the end of Intel as we know it. AppleInsider even ran a story claiming that Intel’s mobile was effectively destroyed by Apple’s Ax ARM Application Processors After all only five or six percent of the world run on Apple Macs so the loss of Apple business would be annoying to Intel but no great problem. Krzanich says the... 

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Will Windows 10 Have An Impact On Tablets?

January 20, 2015 by Michael   | Category: Computing
Will Windows 10 Have An Impact On Tablets?

CCS Insight has said that, while Microsoft’s share of the tablet market is expected to grow, Windows 10 will have “little impact” before the end of 2016. CCS has cast its eye over tablet sales, and said that while the market saw minimal growth in 2014, sales are likely to increase by 28 percent in 2015. The growth will largely be driven by Android, thanks to affordably priced tablets running Google’s software, while Apple is expected to continue to woo those in the market... 

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AMD Headed To The Facial Recognition Space

January 19, 2015 by Michael   | Category: Computing
AMD Headed To The Facial Recognition Space

AMD has developed facial recognition technology to enable users to organize and search video clips based on the people featured in them. AMD executive Richard Gayle demonstrated to Tom’s Guide how AMD Content Manager, uses facial recognition to browse through a group of local videos to find specific faces. There is an index that displays the people’s faces that have been detected throughout the video clips. The user can edit the names of the people as well as add keyword tags to help improve... 

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HP Has Two More Tablets In Route

January 19, 2015 by Michael   | Category: Computing
HP Has Two More Tablets In Route

HP is about to put out two tablets later this year. The names are expected to be the HP Pro Slate 10 EE G1 and HP Pro Tablet 10 EE G1 and they were found on the world wide wibble by Notebook Italia,. Both tablets are powered by an Intel quad-core Bay Trail Atom Z3735F processor. Accompanying the processor package is 2GB of RAM, as well as 32GB of internal storage. Both the Pro Slate and Pro Tablet come with 10.1-inch displays, as well as 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and NFC. The Pro Slate sticks with... 

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AMD’s Fiji GPU Goes High Bandwidth

January 16, 2015 by Michael   | Category: Computing
AMD’s Fiji GPU Goes High Bandwidth

New evidence coming from two LinkedIn profiles of AMD employees suggest that AMD’s upcoming Radeon R9 380X graphics card which is expected to be based on the Fiji GPU will actually use High-Bandwidth Memory. Spotted by a member of 3D Center forums, the two LinkedIn profiles mention both the R9 380X by name as well as describe it as the world’s firts 300W 2.5D discrete GPU SoC using stacked die High-Bandwidth Memory and silicon interposer. While the source of the leak is quite strange,... 

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