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AMD makes EPYC Commitment to the Datacenter

AMD demonstrates EPYC commitment to the datacenter at the AMD Next Horizon event, where it also announced it's new 7-nanometer, 64-core CPU code named 'Rome'. The new EPYC CPU will use a single die for I/O and logic, with its CPU cores and caches organized into “chiplets.” The new chip demonstrates these chiplets with two … Continue reading AMD makes EPYC Commitment to the Datacenter

PHP 5 end of life – 62% of websites are insecure

PHP, one of the most popular web development frameworks, runs on nearly 80% of all websites on the internet. Worryingly, 62% of all websites on the internet are currently running PHP version 5, which has a scheduled end of security support on 31st December 2018. The PHP 5 end of life has already been extended … Continue reading PHP 5 end of life – 62% of websites are insecure

Apple October Event: A range of new products announced

The Apple October event has concluded, providing consumers and professionals with a lot of upgrade decisions to make in the holiday period build up. However, the event left Mac Pro enthusiasts longing for more as the system continues to be sold with severely out of date components from December 2013. Macs Macbook Air 2018 The … Continue reading Apple October Event: A range of new products announced

Windows 10 1809 October Update Problems Continue

Microsoft has made a clear effort to ensure that all of its windows 10 users are always running the most up to date and secure patches of their Windows 10 operating system. However after sacrificing a large number of staff in their QA and testing department, updates have been plagued with problems and bugs. The … Continue reading Windows 10 1809 October Update Problems Continue

Cyber Security Month – October 2019

European Cyber Security Month is the EU’s annual awareness campaign that takes place each October across Europe. The aim is to raise awareness of cyber security threats, promote cyber security among citizens and organisations; and provide resources to protect themselves online, through education and sharing of good practices. - ECSM Cyber Security is a Shared … Continue reading Cyber Security Month – October 2019

Google to sunset consumer ‘Google+’ platform

A critical bug found in the Google+ API has led to its complete closure. The attempt at a Facebook competitor has struggled over the years to maintain an active user base, with reports of an average user session lasting only 5 seconds.  In a press release, Google developers announce the following information surrounding the API … Continue reading Google to sunset consumer ‘Google+’ platform

Microsoft to make TLS 1.2 in Office 365 mandatory

In support of Microsoft's promise to provide 'best-in-class' encryption to its customers, they are planning to discontinue support for Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.0 and 1.1 soon in Microsoft Office 365. As of October 31, 2018, Microsoft Office 365 will remove support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1. This means that if you have issues … Continue reading Microsoft to make TLS 1.2 in Office 365 mandatory

Microsoft to change Office 365 support

Microsoft is setting out changes to its Office 365 service support, rendering certain versions of their Office suite obsolete and incompatible with 365 email services. Effective October 13th, 2020, Office 365 services (e.g. Exchange Online, SharePoint Online) will only support Office client connectivity from subscription clients (e.g. Office 365 ProPlus), or the following Office perpetual … Continue reading Microsoft to change Office 365 support

Apple Announces New iPhone Xs

The vastly awaited announcement of a new Apple iPhone has arrived and it brings a new line up of the popular business and consumer smartphone, featuring the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xr. Cupertino, California — Apple today announced iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, the most advanced iPhones ever, taking the vision for the future of the … Continue reading Apple Announces New iPhone Xs