Apple's Walled Garden Could Grow Higher

Gizmodo

Apple has finally announced its long-rumored transition away from Intel chips and will now make its own homegrown CPUs based on the ARM architecture for future Macs. the big switch apple walled garden walled gardens macos big sur apple arm arm developers

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Apple WWDC 2020 live blog

The Verge

Image: Apple. New software for iPhones, Macs, iPads, and everything else Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off today. Apple has chosen to make it an entirely online affair, with the keynote beginning a week of sessions for developers.

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Apple wins early support from its ‘friends at Microsoft’ in transition to new Mac processors

GeekWire

Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the transition during the company’s virtual WWDC conference on Monday, calling it a “truly historic day” for the Mac. RELATED: WWDC roundup: Top news and best tweets from Apple’s big developer conference. Apple Image).

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Apple's new chips for MacBook Pro and iMac will be super powerful, report claims

Mashable Tech

It's Apple's Worldwide Development Conference ( WWDC ) day today, and the company is widely expected to announce the start of transition from Intel processors to its own, ARM architecture-based chips for laptops and desktop computers. Apple Intel Arm Macbook Pro Imac

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First benchmarks of Apple's ARM macOS development kit surface online

TechSpot

Apple unveiled plans to transition Macs to its own processors based on the ARM architecture during WWDC 2020 last week. While the transition comes as great news for ARM and re-ignites dreams of a future where a MacBook could last an entire day on battery, there was no definitive word

What Apple's Rumored Big Change Could Mean for the Future of the Mac

Gizmodo

Apple’s Mac computers have gone through just two major CPU architecture transitions in their entire history: moving from Motorola 68k to PowerPC processors in 1994, and then switching from PowerPC to Intel x86 chips in 2005.

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WWDC roundup: Top news and best tweets from Apple’s big developer conference

GeekWire

(Apple Image). Apple rolled out a bevy of new product features today at its annual WWDC event, held virtually for the first time due to the global pandemic. Apple silicon. Apple will ship the first Mac with “Apple silicon” this year and make a full transition by 2022.

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Apple will announce move to ARM-based Macs later this month, says report

The Verge

Apple will announce that it’s shifting from using Intel processors to its own ARM-based chips this month at WWDC 2020, Bloomberg reports. The company reportedly has at least three ARM-based Mac processors in development based on the next iPhone’s A14 chip as part of Apple’s “Kalamata” project.

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Macs with new Apple-built chips will natively run iPhone and iPad apps

The Verge

Apple has announced that its new Macs that are powered by the company’s newly-announced Apple-built chips will be able to natively run iPhone and iPad apps, thanks to the shared architecture. Apple originally launched Catalyst apps with last year’s announcement of macOS 10.15

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Apple announces digital car keys for wirelessly unlocking your car with an iPhone

The Verge

Image: Apple. Apple announced at WWDC this week that you’ll be able to add a digital car key to your iPhone or Apple Watch to wirelessly unlock and start your car. The feature is part of the newly revealed iOS 14 , and it will work over NFC, Apple says.

Apple is switching Macs to its own processors starting later this year

The Verge

Apple is officially moving to its own silicon chips for some of its Mac hardware. Apple will release the first Mac with Apple silicon end of this year, and it expects the transition to take two years. Apple is designing its own range of SoC for Macs, with unique features to Mac.

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Rosetta 2 is Apple’s key to making the ARM transition less painful

The Verge

Apple CEO Tim Cook in front of a silicon wafer platter | Screenshot: Sean Hollister / The Verge. Earlier this week, on what Tim Cook called a “historic day,” Apple announced that it’s moving Macs away from Intel processors to its own silicon chips.

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Five Ways to Advance your Career with Modern Data Architecture

The Investing Edge

They are using a modern data architecture to select the highest-quality service providers from among thousands, and predict driver assistance needs based on a complex blend of traffic patterns, weather forecasts, and incident history.

Overcoming the Equation: Security = Friction

CTOvision

However, to use CAC with an Apple iPhone, you need to buy a sled – an iPhone case with integrated card reader. So Apple came up with Touch ID on their iPhone 5s. By George Romas. Why does security have to be so onerous? Is this password secure enough: Mxyzptlk?

Apple WWDC 2020: iOS 14, ARM Macs, hardware rumors, and what else to expect

The Verge

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote is happening on Monday, June 22nd, but in a very different form than usual, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The show must go on, so Apple will be presenting the entire conference in a new, digital-only format. New Apple TV 4K.

Apple’s bug bounty program favors quality over quantity

Network World

After years of reluctance to pay researchers for exploits, Apple has given in and is ready to hand out up to US$200,000 for critical vulnerabilities found in the latest version of iOS and the newest iPhones. Apple announced the program Thursday at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas.

Apple’s bug bounty program favors quality over quantity

Network World

After years of reluctance to pay researchers for exploits, Apple has given in and is ready to hand out up to US$200,000 for critical vulnerabilities found in the latest version of iOS and the newest iPhones. Apple announced the program Thursday at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas.

OnLive: Building the future of enterprise services from the cloud

CTOvision

Mac is a trademark of Apple Inc., Architecture DoD and IC CloudLift OnLive By Bob Gourley. OnLive is a firm I recommend enterprise technologists watch closely.

More on OnLive: New Cloud Solution Delivers Secure Cross-Platform Deployment for Graphics Intensive Applications

CTOvision

Other applications include training simulations, drone piloting software, medical imaging software, design and architecture programs, and latency-sensitive video games, which have served as a proving ground for OnLive’s patented technology. Mac is a trademark of Apple Inc.,

Meet the new enterprise architect: the “capability architect”

CIO Dashboard

Apple’s design ability, IKEA’s innovation prowess and Walmart’s mastery of logistics exemplify capabilities systems that are intrinsic to each organization’s success. If you liked this, you might also like: Busting 5 Enterprise Architecture Myths.

Is Computer Data Storage Complex? It Depends

Storage IO Blog

I often get asked, or, told that computer data storage is complex with so many options to choose from, apples to oranges comparison among other things. backup BC and DR big data Cloud converged Education food fun I/O Networking IT Infrastructure Topics little data object storage perspective post server ssd Storage Architecture and Access tools Travel virtualization storage storage decision making

Will the Mobile User Interface Overtake the Desktop?

CIO Dashboard

In the October 2011 Wired , Steven Levy writes about how the scroll bar has disappeared in Apple’s latest desktop operating system, code-named Lion. I don’t really remember my reaction, probably because I was still attempting to conquer the Apple ][.

EMC Refreshes Data Protection Portfolio » Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Knowledge

At a Backup to the Future event this week EMC announced a broad array of new hardware and software products that enable customers to deploy new Protection Storage Architectures. ” The three key tenets of the EMC Protection Storage Architecture are protection storage, data source integration and data management services. Apple. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Cloud Computing » Services » Storage. EMC Refreshes Data Protection Portfolio.

5 Digital Technology Trends for 2020

CEB IT

“Development teams should master mobile app design, development and architecture because ‘mobile’ is typically the gateway to multiexperience,” Sun says. The trend is slowly gaining popularity outside China with Apple’s Face ID with Apple Pay, with the trust existing between the user and the ecosystem provider (such as a bank).

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Best of the Data Center Blogs for July 25th » Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Knowledge

“SoftLayer’s hosting platform features an innovative, three-tier network architecture: Every server in a SoftLayer data center is physically connected to public, private and out-of-band management networks. Apple. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Best of the Data Center Blogs for July 25th. Best of the Data Center Blogs for July 25th. By: Rich Miller July 25th, 2013. Tweet.

Technology Short Take #68

Scott Lowe

Andrew Beekhof tackles some issues around the evolving OpenStack HA architecture ; in particular, how and when Pacemaker should be used as more and more OpenStack services become able to operate in active/active configurations. I enjoyed Adam Leventhal’s evaluation of APFS , the new file system announced at the most recent Apple WWDC. Networking Hardware Security Storage Virtualization OVS Cisco VMware NSX OpenStack Linux Docker Kubernetes Apple KVM Vagrant Microsoft Windows

Total Cost of Ownership and the Return on Agility - All Things.

All Things Distributed

An apples to apples comparison of the costs associated with running various usage patterns on-premises and with AWS requires more than a simple comparison of hardware expense versus always-on utility pricing for compute and storage. All Things Distributed.

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Truly Useful Artificial Intelligence Tools You Can Use Today

CTOvision

For example, Apple's Siri or the capabilities they embedded directly in IOS9, or Google's many savvy search solutions or Amazon's very smart recommendations. Most of these firms seem to be on one of two paths: Success, which will mean being acquired by Facebook, Apple, Microsoft or IBM, or failure, which will see them acquired by the same firms for their talent. Designed for Windows mobile but now on Android and a limited version runs on Apple iOS.

Meltdown and Spectre exploits: Cutting through the FUD

Network World

First, to be clear, these exploits affect all the major computer chip architectures. And all the major software vendors of Linux, Microsoft for Windows, Apple for macOS, and virtualization software suppliers such as VMware and Citrix have all collaborated to mitigate this threat. There is lots of information circulating about the new exploits of computer chips from Intel and others announced in the past few days.

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Many OS vendors left systems open to attack

IT Manager Daily

The problem came when vendors implemented a hardware debug mechanism for Intel x86-64 architectures. Apple, Microsoft and SUSE Linux were just some of the systems open to attack, but all of the affected vendors have released security patches to fix the bug. Most major OS vendors are releasing security patches after a misunderstanding left their systems open to attack. The supporting documentation was apparently unclear and incomplete, which caused the issue.

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Own Your Category With a Network-Effect Product

Fountainhead

They've been building this digital health platform, much like Apple. Both Fitbit and Apple want to help users be able to manage their health data on this platform". A network monitoring vendor - builds a customer database of network performance benchmarks and typical precursors to failures across various technical environments and architectures.

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Geek of the Week: Tech vet Dick Hardt searches for a better way to verify your ?internet identity?

GeekWire

Although large providers such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft have sophisticated authentication systems that provide a simpler, safer method for users and application or site developers, there are concerns about privacy implications or limited choice.

Top 5 Software Development Trends in 2018

Galido

Apple’s iPhone has been behind this concept of cloud applications, and Salesforce has made it available to businesses with its Lightning platform (i.e. End of monolithic software architectures.

Tech Blogs – Best Must Read Tech Resources 2019

Galido

Gizmodo , is a popular tech site that went viral after they paid for a “lost” next-generation Apple iPhone — the news became front-page across the world. Apple Insider. On the other side of the mobile and tech space, Apple Insider covers all things Apple and iOS.

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 4100 features much-needed improvements for the next Wear OS watches

The Verge

The shift to the new 12nm CPU architecture (along with other, more technical improvements) also means that watches with a Snapdragon 4100 should see up to 25 percent better battery life. Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge.

Top Tech Websites 2019

Galido

Gizmodo , is a popular tech site that went viral after they paid for a “lost” next-generation Apple iPhone — the news became front-page across the world. Apple Insider. On the other side of the mobile and tech space, Apple Insider covers all things Apple and iOS.

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Thank you to all who could make it to The Synergy Forum

CTOvision

The lessons of Larry Larsen, CISO at Apple Federal Credit Union, and Chris Ward, highly accomplished cyber architect at Cognitio, and Jeremy King, accomplished executive recruiter, brought to governance will inform our reporting and delivery for the foreseeable future. Another key contributor to our shared lessons learned was Michael Stonebraker, who brought the community decades of lessons in data architectures and data strategies. Bob Gourley.

Android 11 may be the best texting platform if you use multiple chat apps

The Verge

Now, it’s going for something more “open” by trying to get all carriers worldwide (and maybe Apple) to upgrade from SMS to RCS in a consistent and universally compatible way — and also make it possible to layer strong encryption on top of it. Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge.

Mick's IT Blogs: Trimble Sketchup Installation Script

Mick's IT Blog

Apple QuickTime Installation. Apple QuickTime Installation. DIM Architecture : Set Architecture = Nothing. REM Determine OS Architecture. DIM OSType : OsType = WshShell.RegRead("HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSession ManagerEnvironmentPROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE"). Architecture = "x86". Architecture = "x64". If Architecture = "x86" then. ElseIf Architecture = "x64" then. Set Architecture = Nothing. Micks IT Blogs.

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Mick's IT Blogs: Report UAC Status to SMS or SCCM

Mick's IT Blog

Apple QuickTime Installation. Apple QuickTime Installation. DIM Architecture : Set Architecture = Nothing. DIM OsType : OsType = WshShell.RegRead("HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSession ManagerEnvironmentPROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE"). Architecture = "x86". Architecture = "x64". If Architecture = "x86" then. ElseIF Architecture = "x64" then. Set Architecture = Nothing. Micks IT Blogs.

Gartner IT Expo: Healthcare Payers Practical Digital Strategy

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Take the Apple Watch (OK, the hype is here). Imagine how a health event captured by the Apple Watch also kicked off a process with your company. Data is the core of the digital payer architecture. Mandi Bishop, Sr. Director and Analyst at Gartner, spoke about the (mostly) hype free plan to digital strategy. She was very focused on a pragmatic approach. Digital Strategy to her is about optimization. 2017 and 2018 was about “learning how to pedal.”

Mick's IT Blogs: Adobe CS6 Error 1603

Mick's IT Blog

Apple QuickTime Installation. Apple QuickTime Installation. --> Mick's IT Blogs. You are probably thinking about Microsoft Office 2010 where you can do that, but with CS6, you have to create independent packages for each architecture. Micks IT Blogs.

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What Windows can teach the Mac about the switch to ARM processors

The Verge

We knew ARM-based Mac processors were coming, but Mark Gurman is reporting at Bloomberg that Apple will announce the transition at its online-only WWDC later this month. The biggest one is how Apple will handle apps coded for Intel’s x86 processors. Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge.

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