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Computing, Hardware

AMD and Qualcomm are teaming up to make your laptop Wi-Fi faster

May 18, 2022

Via: Techradar

Laptops powered by AMD Ryzen chips could soon get a serious Wi-Fi speed boost thanks to a new partnership with Qualcomm. The chip giant has announced it is bringing its Qualcomm FastConnect to PCs with AMD Ryzen processors, meaning Wi-Fi […]


Computing, Data Management

Adoption of cloud-native architectures on the rise

May 18, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Research from SlashData for the Cloud Native Computing Forum (CNCF) has found that the global number of cloud-native developers has grown by one million in the past 12 months to reach 7.1 million. Open source container orchestration technology Kubernetes has […]


Computing, Data Management

Are You Investing in Securing Your Data in the Cloud?

May 17, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Traditional businesses migrating to the cloud need robust information security mechanisms. Gartner predicts that more than 95% of new digital workloads will continue to be deployed on cloud-native platforms by 2025. Robust cloud data security is imperative for businesses adopting […]


Computing, Hardware

Bad news Nvidia – AMD’s new GPUs are in good stock and priced ‘strictly’ at MSRP

May 17, 2022

Via: Techradar

AMD’s new refreshed RDNA 2 GPUs – a trio of slightly faster spins on existing Big Navi models – are in plentiful stock in the US (and seeing decent levels in other regions), with the graphics cards being pegged firmly […]


Computing, Data Management

Cloudflare to take on AWS, Azure, Google with D1 distributed database

May 16, 2022

Via: Info World

Building on top of its recently launched serverless application platform Workers and the R2 object storage service, Cloudflare is releasing a new serverless database, dubbed D1, to take on databases from AWS, Microsoft Azure, GCP and Oracle. The company claims […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Google hires former FDA digital health leader

May 16, 2022

Via: The Verge

Google hired a former Food and Drug Administration leader as its new senior director of global digital health strategy. Bakul Patel spent over a decade at the FDA and most recently was the chief digital health officer of global strategy […]


Computing, Operating Systems, Software & Applications

Microsoft has managed to annoy a whole bunch of IT admins with this new Windows update

May 16, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft has attracted the scorn of a number of IT administrators after a recent policy change affecting its Windows remote desktop software, Quick Assist. The company recently announced that the current version of Quick Assist will be retired on May […]


Computing, Data Management

How to build changeable cloud solutions

May 13, 2022

Via: Info World

One of the things I learned early on is to design systems that allow for easy ongoing change. How? Cloud or non-cloud system, you build for change by compartmentalizing system components so that they can be configured or changed on […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Open source community sets out path to secure software

May 13, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

The open source community has presented a 10-point plan to improve the security and resilience of its software, bringing together more than 90 executives from 37 organisations, alongside US government officials, at a summit in Washington DC. Held a year […]


Computing, Hardware

What Is a GPU? A Basic Definition of Graphics Cards

May 13, 2022

Via: Tom's Hardware

GPU stands for graphics processing unit. You’ll also see GPUs commonly referred to as graphics cards or video cards. Every PC uses a GPU to render images, video and 2D or 3D animations for display. A GPU performs quick math […]