Category: Computer

Spectre-Next Generation: Germany Calls on Chip and Hardware Makers to Tackle Processor Flaws

Germany’s federal cyber agency called on chip and hardware-makers to address new vulnerabilities discovered in computer central processing units, but said no complete fix was possible at the moment. The BSI agency said its analysis showed the new flaws, dubbed Spectre-Next Generation, resembled the Meltdown and Spectre bugs discovered in January and could allow attackers […]

Fujifilm to Challenge Xerox Call to Scrap $6.1 Billion Takeover

Fujifilm Holdings said it plans to challenge Xerox’stermination of a $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 41,500 crores) takeover by the Japanese company, signaling that tensions between the joint venture partners won’t be coming to an end soon. Xerox plans to file a lawsuit as soon as possible, President Kenji Sukeno said Friday in his first public comments days after […]

Spectre-Next Generation: Germany Calls on Chip and Hardware Makers to Tackle Processor Flaws

Germany’s federal cyber agency called on chip and hardware-makers to address new vulnerabilities discovered in computer central processing units, but said no complete fix was possible at the moment. The BSI agency said its analysis showed the new flaws, dubbed Spectre-Next Generation, resembled the Meltdown and Spectre bugs discovered in January and could allow attackers […]

Toshiba Says China Approves Sale of Chip Unit to Bain Consortium

Embattled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba on Thursday said Chinese regulators have given approval for its plan to sell its prized chip unit – the final hurdle to complete the deal. Toshiba agreed in September to sell its memory chip business to a consortium led by US investor Bain Capital, which was seen as crucial to keeping it afloat […]

Microsoft Said to Plan Low-Cost Surface Tablet Line to Rival Apple’s iPad

Microsoft Corp. is planning to release a line of lower-cost Surface tablets as soon as the second half of 2018, seeking a hit in a market for cheaper devices that Apple dominates with the iPad, according to people familiar with the matter. Microsoft has tried this before. The software giant kicked off its consumer-oriented hardware push in 2012 with the […]

Microsoft Tops Estimates as Azure, Office Products Drive Gains

Microsoft Corp on Thursday topped Wall Street forecasts for quarterly profit as the technology company signed up more businesses to its Azure cloud computing services and Office 365 productivity suite. Much of Microsoft’s recent growth has been fuelled by its cloud computing business as more enterprises seek to cut data storage costs by adopting cloud-based software and moving their applications […]

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 April 2018 Update Release Date

Microsoft on Friday announced a new update for Windows 10 aimed at providing users more time to create, play, and work. This update will be available for download on April 30 and will roll out to Windows 10 PCs worldwide on May 8. It was previously called the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update. The April update will have Timeline feature […]

Dell Unveils Refreshed Latitude, OptiPlex, and Precision Workstations, New P-Series Monitors

Dell has announced a slew of updates to its professional PC lineup. It has unveiled new versions of the Dell Latitude, OptiPlex, Dell Precision, and P-Series workstations. Dell says its updated commercial lineup features advances in smart design, productivity, and sustainability apart from being the “world’s most secure and manageable commercial PCs”. The Dell Precision 7730 and Precision 7530 […]