Accenture and Avanade Complete Digital Workplace Implementation at Standard Life
New workplace operating system enables Standard Life to reduce costs and better support growth Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Avanade have completed the implementation of a new suite of collaborative workplace technologies at Standard Life. The initiative is part of Standard Life’s Digital Workplace strategic program, which is designed to streamline its IT services across all its businesses in Europe ...
04/17/2014 - 04:03 PM
Microsoft says goodbye to Windows XP operating system
The software giant will stop supporting the almost 13-year-old Windows XP, which was still running on nearly 30% of PCs in the U.S. as recently as February. Microsoft Corp. is finally pulling the plug on a piece of technology that has refused to go away.
04/08/2014 - 10:04 AM
How to Boot Windows 8.1 in Safe Mode
Windows users would be wary of operating system crash errors and other malware related issues cropping up from time to time, as one installs several new third-party apps or uninstalls some of them over a period of time. The constant modification to system files during such installs and uninstalls might actually lead to a corrupt system file or a missing system file or random system crash errors ...
04/13/2014 - 09:30 PM
For Elusive Tizen Smartphone, Another New Launch Date
Long-suffering supporters of Samsung Electronics's Tizen operating system have a new date to look forward to...maybe.
04/16/2014 - 07:35 PM
Tails: the operating system that blew open the NSA
When NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden first emailed Glenn Greenwald, he insisted on using email encryption software called PGP for all communications. But this month, we learned that Snowden used another technology to keep his communications out of the NSA's prying eyes. It's called Tails. And naturally, nobody knows exactly who created it. Tails is a kind of computer-in-a-box. You install it ...
04/15/2014 - 05:07 PM
As Windows XP support ends, are 'XPocalypse' reports overblown?
Consumers, businesses and cash machines rely on the operating system. What are the dangers of support ending? Microsoft has officially stopped providing support and security updates for XP, its ubiquitous 13-year-old operating system. The "XPocalypse" officially began on Tuesday 8 April when support officially ended, but security companies have repeatedly warned of the inevitability of a zombie ...
04/14/2014 - 08:57 PM
Is It Still Safe for Businesses to Use Windows XP?
After April 8, 2014, Microsoft will no longer support the Windows XP operating system. There will be no more security fixes, software updates or technical support, although Microsoft will still provide some anti-malware support for an unspecified amount of time. Computers that continue to run Windows XP will be at increased risk for malware infection after April 8, yet many businesses have ...
03/31/2014 - 10:15 PM
Obituary: Windows XP passes away, leaving behind millions of mourning supporters
Windows XP, Microsoft Corp.’s beloved seventh major operating system and arguably the company’s most successful, was left to perish on Tuesday at its creators’ hands. It was 12 years, seven months old. For now, Windows XP will persist in brain-dead stasis on literally millions of PCs, including those of customers who have either ignored, or were never aware of, Microsoft's decision to pull the ...
04/08/2014 - 06:38 PM
Windows XP's retirement could put ATMs and more at risk
Microsoft will end support for the aging operating system after April 8, leaving unprepared financial institutions vulnerable to hacking.
03/31/2014 - 10:48 PM
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is here -- Linux fans, download it now!
Ubuntu is arguably the best Linux-based operating system for home users. Sure, some people may prefer Fedora, Arch, or SUSE, but none of them can match the ease of use of Ubuntu. The wonderful thing is, not only is it a great OS for beginners and home users, but power users too. It can meet the needs of many, and meet those needs well. The holy grail of Ubuntu releases is the LTS, or Long Term ...
04/18/2014 - 01:57 AM
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