Category Archives: Technology News

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Happy Birthday Gmail!

On April 1st of 2004 Google launched Gmail as an invitation only beta release. Our little beta is all grown up now, it is definitely not by invitation only anymore! Happy Birthday Gmail

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Cloud boom is on for real, researcher says

The week in cloud: IT spending on cloud infrastructure and services will grow a healthy 20 percent to 172.4 billion next year, according to IHS Technology. http://gigaom.com/2014/02/16/cloud-boom-is-on-for-real-researcher-says/