Wednesday , 26 September 2018

SMEs and the government: It’s a race, not a sprint

The government’s willingness to embrace the innovation and agility of smaller enterprises, originally came hand in hand with biting austerity measures. Realising that it could not create a modern government fit for the digital age while also being locked into costly relationships with big vendors, the government decided that something needed to change. To that end initiatives were launched to ... Read More »

Zynga Rallies 4% After Reporting Q1 Revenue Of $168M, EPS Of -$0.01

This afternoon following the bell, Zynga reported its calendar first-quarter financial performance including revenue of $168 million, bookings (non-GAAP) of $161 million, and earnings per share of -$0.01 (non-GAAP). Analysts had expected the company to report top line of $164 million, and a single cent per-share loss. That revenue figure is a decline of 36 percent from the year-ago quarter. ... Read More »

​How to easily defeat Linux Encoder ransomware

First things first. Linux.Encoder.1, the “Linux” crypto-ransomware, is not a Linux security hole. This malware relies on a security hole in the Magento web e-commerce platform, not Linux. If you use Magento and haven’t patched it since February 9, 2015 — yes it’s been that long — then, and only then, are you vulnerable. Otherwise, your site can’t possibly get ... Read More »

​Engineering out of Oracle: how SaaS threatens Oracle’s database core

Oracle is an enterprise software juggernaut, but downbeat first quarter results released overnight could point to emerging challenges, not least in its core database market. Getting your head around enterprise database market share in the era of cloud computing is proving a challenging task, but those that have tackled it, such as Matt Asay as ZDNet’s sister site TechRepublic, foresee ... Read More »

Updated: iPhone 6C release date, news and rumors

Update: The iPhone 6C has now been tipped for a mid-2016 launch – will this, finally, be the launch date we’ve been waiting for? Apple hosted its annual iPhone launch on September 9 2015, and while the main rumors suggesting the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus would be announced held true, we had heard rumblings that we’d see three ... Read More »

Newer supercomputers favor energy efficiency over raw speed

Supercomputer spending is increasingly focusing on energy efficiency rather than raw performance, the latest edition of the Top500 list of the world’s most powerful computers suggests. There’s no change at the top, with China’s 33.86 petaflop/s Tianhe-2 in the lead for the sixth consecutive time. In fact, there are only two changes to the top 10. Trinity, built by Cray ... Read More »

Microsoft brings linked inbox to mobile Mail app, next stop Windows 10?

It seems that Microsoft has reintroduced a feature that many have desired for its Mail application – namely a linked inbox which can cater for all of a user’s email accounts as a one-stop-shop. With the latest version of Mail on Windows 10 Mobile, users can now link together multiple inboxes so that messages from all of them appear in ... Read More »

Your favorite TV networks are basically turning into Netflix

A new report claims Disney’s ABC is working on original shows made exclusively for its online streaming service, WatchABC. WatchABC’s first original project reportedly is already in development, and is slated to be a short-form scripted comedy starring stand up comedian Iliza Shlesinger, according to Variety. It isn’t the first cable network to take on this type of strategy in ... Read More »

Newly split-off HP Inc. begins life with a 4K laptop

It didn’t take long for the newly formed HP Inc. to release its first product, the ZBook Studio, a feature-packed, 15.6-inch laptop with a 4K screen. The laptop can be configured to be as speedy as a gaming laptop, but is targeted at mobile workers. The laptop marks the first product launched by HP Inc., which officially commenced operations last ... Read More »

4 ways to save a web page on an iPhone or Android phone

So, you’re surfing the web on your Android or iOS device when you come across a page you want to save—not just bookmark, but keep, either locally on your handset or to your favorite cloud drive. Not a problem. There are, in fact, a few different ways to save a webpage as a PDF, which you can then save to ... Read More »

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