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Containers: IT history seems to be repeating itself

Containers are exciting and new, but results of a new Portworx survey show the environment is not fleshed out enough to satisfy everyone.

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These are the 3 big reveals from Microsoft's Surface event

Microsoft unleashed a ton of Windows and Surface news on the world from New York on Wednesday, revealing new Windows features and brand new hardware. Here’s the run-down on the biggest news from the company’s two-hour-long...


Microsoft's Surface Studio is a powerful PC for creators

Microsoft's new Surface Studio is the company's first ever desktop PC and is aimed directly at the creator market, just the kind of people who typically buy Apple Macs.

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Raspberry Pi Roundup: Watching for the meter-reader, driving Lego cars and sweet art

This Raspberry Pi roundup features a battle for resident parking, meditative sand art, robots, Legos and more.

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Attackers are now abusing exposed LDAP servers to amplify DDoS attacks

Attackers are abusing yet another widely used protocol in order to amplify distributed denial-of-service attacks: the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), which is used for directory services on corporate networks.

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10 things Apple's new Macs could (and should) copy from the PC

Everyone wants to know what the new Macs will have, and you need look no further than what's already been on the PC for months.

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Serverless computing: Do we need to rethink the serverless framework?

In serverless computing, services will be component-ized as microservices, linked together dynamically with policy enforcement intelligence.

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20% off APC Back-UPS 600VA 7-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) with USB Charging Port - Deal Alert

The new APC BE600M1 Back-UPS has 7 total outlets: 5 battery backup outlets plus 2 Surge Protection outlets, more than ever before. BE600M1 Back-UPS is capable of powering your wireless networking equipment for 2 to 6 hours when power...

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Cisco and the circle of corporate life

Business history, including those of IBM and Lucent, has taught us many lessons. Scenarios seem to repeat and could impact Cisco.

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Does Southwest’s new ‘password’ commercial need to get away?

If you watched any football yesterday, chances are you saw the latest in Southwest Airlines’ “Wanna get away?” commercial series, this one featuring a military general and his comical willingness to surrender his network access...

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Why is Apple letting Macs rot on the tree?

Apple has been selling Macintosh branded computers for 31 years, but with its emphasis shifting to smartphones, the company has neglected its Mac line, leaving the Apple faithful wondering if the company is still committed to desktops...

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Step-by-step guide to setting up dual boot on your PC or laptop

Are you tired of your operating system dictating what you can and can’t do with your PC or laptop? Need more control over your computing environment? Dual boot might be the answer.


How to repair Windows 10's Master Boot Record

You should know how to repair your Master Boot Record, because if ransomware or some other disaster bricks your PC, you just might be able to save it. Here’s how.

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IBM says Macs save up to $543 per user

IBM already has the world's largest enterprise Mac footprint, and it adds 1,300 new Macs every week. The company says its Apple devices save IT time and money, but the cultural changes at the 105-year-old company may be even more...

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Microsoft Surface isn't the culprit in Patriots coach's blowup

It was likely the software, not the Microsoft Surface, that caused Patriots coach Bill Belichick to say he’s done with the tablet.

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32% off Asus 15.6-Inch Laptop, 2.1GHz Core i3, 4GB RAM, 500GB Hard Drive, Windows 10 - Deal Alert

Housing multiple USB 3.0 ports for fast data transfer and the latest 802.11ac wireless for fast Internet connectivity, Asus promises it'll be fast and easy to get things done with their F555 laptop, currently discounted 32%.

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How switching to Macs is paying off for IBM

IBM employees prefer Macs, which is actually saving IBM about $543 per computer.

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19% off HooToo Shuttle Type C Hub With Charging, HDMI Output, Card Reader, 3 USB 3.0 Ports - Deal Alert

Charge or power your laptop while connecting multiple peripherals, transferring data, or even extending/mirroring your screen to an external display in 4k. This all-in-one adapter is currently discounted 19% on Amazon.

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