The whole tech industry has been trying to keep up with Google and its Chromebooks for a number of years. We’ve seen Google grow into a force that makes Microsoft tremble, but the software giant is not interested in sitting down and taking a beating. Microsoft is looking to compete directly with Google Chromebooks with its , but not the Windows 10 most computer users have on their devices today.
Link: Goodbye Google Chromebooks? Microsoft coming full force with Windows 10 Cloud
I’ve said before that gaming laptops are starting to make a lot of sense once again, but that’s only if the companies that manufacturer these products take advantage of breakthrough technologies from partners like AMD, Nvidia, and Intel. That brings us to the $1,800 MSI GT62VR, which straddles some of the lines that separate old gaming laptops from the new crop, but the end result is still a machine that never struggles to play modern games and should easily last for the next four to five years.
Link: MSI’s latest gaming laptop with Kaby Lake is a multitasking beast
Healthcare organizations continue to be prime targets for cyber-criminals. Ransomware continues to lure attackers who are able to extort money easily when they find a vulnerable target. It is essential that every organization maintains an active defense program.
In this session, Michael…
Link: Cyber Security Awareness: Protecting a Healthcare Enterprise Against Attacks
Free trades. That’s what the Robinhood app offers. No wonder over a million people have used it to buy and sell stocks. The idea of free trades was revolutionary when Robinhood launched in March 2015. Most brokerages charge $7.99 or more to purchase or unload a stock like Apple (AAPL, Tech30),…
Link: The 10 best investing apps and websites
For suppliers to the MOD, change is coming. The planned roll out of CSM in August of 2016 has been delayed. We are now expecting the Cyber Security Model (CSM) to be rolled out to large suppliers from January 2017 – with a full launch by April. FATS (a commercial MOD framework) will also go live in April and it is expected to include the contractual aspects of CSM.
Link: “In cyber security there is no front line” – An update to the Cyber Security Model
I received a computer science degree ~12 yrs ago and have worked successfully in the field as programmer, team lead and dev manager. Most of my experience comes from developing enterprise apps in Java. While I’ve had a successful career thus far, consistently get great reviews & make a good wage, I am also getting …
Link: Ask HN: Career change from general java dev to cyber security/machine learning
Amazon Web Services is looking to expand its expertise in deploying Microsoft’s server technology on its own cloud for large Australian customers. The cloud giant has kicked off a search to hire a head of sales for the Microsoft platform for Australia and New Zealand to focus on accelerating the adoption of SQL Server, Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business and .Net applications running on AWS infrastructure.
Link: Amazon Web Services hunts for Australian Microsoft sales lead