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Windows 10 – What Can You Expect?

After the reports came out that Microsoft was releasing their new operating system (OS) under the name Windows 10, the biggest concern by the internet populous and Windows users everywhere was, what happened to Windows 9? Obviously 7 ate 9 (not really). The real reason why Microsoft went with the moniker of Windows 10 was […]

Windows 10: What Can You Expect?

Microsoft to the rescue for XP users with browser fix

Microsoft Corp rushed to create the fix after learning of the bug in the operating system over the weekend when cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc warned that a sophisticated group of hackers had exploited the bug to launch attacks in a campaign dubbed “Operation Clandestine Fox. Microsoft on Wednesday initially said it would not provide the […]


Microsoft rushes to fix browser after attacks; no fix for XP users

Microsoft Corp is rushing to fix a bug in its widely used Internet Explorer web browser after a computer security firm disclosed the flaw over the weekend, saying hackers have already exploited it in attacks on some U.S. companies. PCs running Windows XP will not receive any updates fixing that bug when they are released, […]


Avoid the Windows XP-ocalypse: Microsoft ends Windows XP support, hackers may be lurking

Microsoft Corp released its final security updates for Windows XP and Office 2003 on Tuesday as security experts warned users that they could soon be prime targets for cyber attacks if they do not abandon the products. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/09/us-microsoft-windows-idUSBREA371KA20140409?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews


Software-Defined Networking (SDN): An Opportunity?

What is Software-Defined Networking (SDN)? Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is an emerging architecture that is dynamic, manageable, cost-effective, and adaptable, making it ideal for the high-bandwidth, dynamic nature of today’s applications. This architecture decouples the network control and forwarding functions (Routing) enabling the network control to become directly programmable and the underlying infrastructure to be abstracted […]


Funny IT Statistics – 11% of Americans think HTML is an STD

I think when we live in IT, we forget that other people may not know what we’re talking about. According some statistics that were compiled, 12% of Americans think USB is an acronym for a country, 42% think a motherboard is the deck of a cruise ship, and 18% thought a Blu-Ray was a type […]


Google Services Suffer Second Outage in Less Than a Month

If you noticed a few glitches Thursday with Google’s Drive, Docs, and other cloud-based productivity services, you weren’t the only one. The last time this many Google services were made unavailable was just under a month ago, when most Google Apps were interrupted for as long as six hours. http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/google-services-suffer-outage-n34986/


Announced today – Google Fiber may be coming to Phoenix!

Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe would get citywide fiber-optic networks with Internet speeds of one gigabit — 100 times faster than basic broadband service — under a plan Google is exploring. Google announced this morning the three Valley cities are among nearly three dozen cities in nine metro areas the Silicon Valley company is considering for […]