GE unveils the industrial internet operating system

Computer Weekly

The GE Predix platform is now positioned as an operating system to run industrial machines more efficiently

The Battle for Mobile Operating System Supremacy

The Investing Edge

While Microsoft designed MS-DOS to work as an open system that could run on multiple computers, Apple was limited by the closed design of the Macintosh system. I am fascinated by the current dynamism and chaos within the mobile industry.

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6 uncertainties that will shape the future of mobile operating systems

Trends in the Living Networks

I began by looking at the mobile operating system landscape, showing the forecasts recently made by Gartner, as below. I would not make the same forecasts for a number of reasons, however Gartner’s figures are a reasonable stab at what mobile operating system shares might be.

Update On The Megatrend of the Internet of Things

CTOvision

Largely enabled by embedded computing devices and ubiquitous communications, the Internet of Things reaches to vehicles, homes, towns and cities, commerce, manufacturing and every aspect of industry. The Industries of the Future. Bob Gourley.

Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7)

Storage IO Blog

In case you missed it, Dell recently announced Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7) with several enhancements for their SC series storage systems (e.g. The post Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7) appeared first on StorageIOblog. Compellent). For those who are under maintenance agreements, the new features are no charge upgrades.

The Browser as an application platform : spf13.com

SPF13

t the operating system, nor is it adobe air,net or java, itâ??s s promised mission, the underlying operating system wouldnâ??t Tech Industry. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring.

CyberX assesses industrial environments for cyber risks, provides continuous monitoring

Network World

More worrisome, say federal cybersecurity officials and private security specialists, is that the vast majority of energy industry companies lack the technology and personnel to continuously monitor their operational systems for anomalous activity, which leaves them unable to detect intrusions when they happen. This column is available in a weekly newsletter called IT Best Practices. Click here to subscribe. The U.S.

How to Select the Best Digital Publishing Platform

Kitaboo

The rise in eLearning in recent years has also given rise to all the supporting industries which offer services like digital publishing, graphic designing, content creation, book conversion, etc. What’s the point in investing in a platform which you cannot operate?

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How to Select the Best eBook Publishing Platform

Kitaboo

Publishers who have been a witness to the digital transformation would probably agree that digitization with tools like ebook publishing platforms has been one of the best things to have happened to the publishing industry. Compatibility with Multiple Devices, Operating Systems and Browsers.

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How Can Societies Digitize Publishing and Delivery Process

Kitaboo

The concept of moving online has even driven every industry towards digitization. Publish on multiple platforms and operating systems : While publishing the e-report, you need to ensure that it will be compatible with different operating systems.

How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

Kitaboo

L&D professionals across industries are looking for ways to train their employees consistently, while improving learner engagement and cutting costs at the same time. You don’t need to worry about tweaking the training for different operating systems or creating multiple versions.

PDF or ePUB- Which is the Better Format for ePublishing?

Kitaboo

Constantly evolving technology and rapid content digitization have completely transformed the epublishing world today with PDF and ePUB emerging as two of the most common eBook formats used across the industry.

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Best eBook Publishing Strategies Every Publisher Must Know!

Kitaboo

Publishers need to adapt to the changing industry trends followed by an acrobatic digital book/ebook publishing strategy. Devices & Software Systems. In the eLearning industry, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are the current buzzwords.

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Understanding Readium – Features, Architecture and Alternatives

Kitaboo

The Open Source Foundation aims to develop technology for expediting the adoption of ePUB3 and the Open Web Platform by the Digital Publishing Industry. Provide functional and innovative ePUB reading systems for web use. What is Readium?

The Role of Technology in Digital Publishing

Kitaboo

Over the past two decades, the publishing industry has seen disruptive changes. While the eBook industry is steadily moving from ePUB2 standards to ePUB3 and from Mobi to KF8, for many publishers, digital publishing remains an alien planet.

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How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

Kitaboo

L&D professionals across industries are looking for ways to train their employees consistently, while improving learner engagement and cutting costs at the same time. You don’t need to worry about tweaking the training for different operating systems or creating multiple versions.

How to Select the Best eBook Publishing Platform

Kitaboo

Publishers who have been a witness to the digital transformation would probably agree that digitization has been one of the best things to have happened to the publishing industry. Compatibility with Multiple Devices, Operating Systems and Browsers. While purchasing an e-publishing tool, you need to ensure that users can access the published content on multiple devices and operating systems. Easy-to-operate Interface.

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How Can K-12 Publishers Adapt in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

This move signals a growing shift in the publishing industry to a “digital-first” model. The software must also allow publishing of content in multiple formats for various operating systems. Use a Training Management System.

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PDF or ePUB- Which is the Better Format for e-Publishing?

Kitaboo

Constantly evolving technology and rapid digitization have completely transformed the e-publishing world today with PDF and ePUB emerging as two of the most common eBook formats used across the industry. Developed by Adobe Systems, the two-dimensional layout of a PDF file allows it to work independently on some operating systems and software.

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Best eBook Publishing Strategies Every Publisher Must Know!

Kitaboo

Publishers need to adapt to the changing industry trends followed by an acrobatic digital book publishing strategy. Devices & Software Systems. You need to ensure that your content is easily accessible on all devices like computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, as well as on every operating system – iOS, Android, Windows. In the eLearning industry, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are the current buzzwords.

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The Verge Guide to Windows 10

The Verge

Microsoft’s Windows operating system has been a major presence in the computer industry for decades. Currently, PCs loaded with Windows 10 are being manufactured and sold by a variety of companies in an even wider variety of models.

Dear IT Operations: It’s Time To Get Serious About Security

Forrester IT

On Friday, May 12, 2017, evil forces launched a ransomware pandemic, like a defibrillator blasting security into the heart of IT operations. What protected some systems? It wasn't an esoteric fancy-pants security tool that made some organizations safe; it was simple e-hygiene: Keep your operating systems current. IT operations'. IT operations'. The WannaCry ransomware outbreak is a brutal reminder that IT operations plays a critical role (or not!)

6 vulnerabilities to watch for on the factory floor

Network World

Industrial control systems (ICS) that run the valves and switches in factories may suffer from inherent weaknesses that cropped up only after they were installed and the networks they were attached to became more widely connected. Six subversive concerns for industrial environments.”

Remote code execution is possible by exploiting flaws in Vxworks

Network World

Eleven zero-day vulnerabilities in WindRiver’s VxWorks, a real-time operating system in use across an advertised 2 billion connected devices have been discovered by network security vendor Armis. What is the Industrial IoT?

Apple is finally making it easy to hide from trackers

Vox

Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the company’s new operating systems at its Worldwide Developers Conference. The company’s new operating systems want you to know — and control — who’s watching you online.

Lessons from the Synergy Forum: Affordability of Cybersecurity & Risk Management

CTOvision

On April 30 2015 industry leaders and government practitioners gathered in Tysons Corner at Cognitio's Synergy Forum to discuss technology trends, innovation, and ways to enhance enterprise and mission outcomes.

What does PaaS really mean? Let us know if you find out

David Linthicum

Both the tech industry and IT organizations have been good about following the NIST definitions for IaaS and SaaS -- not so much for PaaS, a terms that remains confusing and is used confusingly. The consumer does not manage or control the underlying cloud infrastructure, including network, servers, operating systems, or storage, but [it does have] control over the deployed applications and possibly configuration settings for the application-hosting environment.

Fed Tech Roundup January 4

CTOvision

Tech mavericks see green in burgeoning marijuana industry - News & Observer. Tech mavericks see green in burgeoning marijuana industry - Sacramento Bee. Quinn: Google is becoming US K-12 schools' operating system - San Jose Mercury News. Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): "Fed Tech Ticker". Noblis CEO Amr ElSawy to Keynote 2016 CES Government Conference.

Data is the perimeter, defend it that way

Forrester IT

For years, many of us in the cybersecurity industry have been jumping up and down on desks and trying to get the world (writ large) to pay attention to managing and patching outdated systems and operating systems that have been running legacy software, to no avail. The "hack" targets Windows XP systems, an old, outdated, unsupported OS that should have been pulled from use eons ago. Data is the perimeter, defend it that way.

Seagate has shipped over 10 Million storage HHDD’s, is that a lot?

Storage IO Blog

This means that the drives should be transparent to the operating systems or hypervisors on servers or storage controllers without need for special adapters, controller cards or drivers. These HHDDs or SSHDs are self-contained in that the flash are built-in to the actual drive as part of its internal electronics circuit board (controller).

Containers: Beginner-Friendly Basics

Linux Academy

Container technology is currently in the process of transforming the way the IT industry does business. Industry pioneers have been using containers for years, and the technology is now becoming widespread. They are a little bit like virtual machines in that they simulate an operating system, providing the software with all of the necessary components and configuration that it needs in order to run. The Containers Revolution.

Apple opens up its network of iPhones to help you find Tile-like lost gadget trackers

The Verge

With hundreds of millions of Apple devices around the world, advanced end-to-end encryption, and industry-leading security, users can locate their items within the Find My app with the peace of mind that their privacy is protected.”. Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge.

How Microsoft Word “Protected View” Stops Information Leaks

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Unfortunately, these features can be abused by bad actors to obtain operational intelligence on individuals, or even to steal credentials. Microsoft Word has long offered support for loading images and templates over the network.

New Bill Called 'Full Frontal Nuclear Assault on Encryption in the United States'

SecureWorld News

Warrant-proof encryption allows these criminals to operate with impunity. We need trust and that actually means the FBI and NSA are not going to be able to eavesdrop on those systems.

Robot Chef Brings Internet of Things Into the Kitchen

CTOvision

Eventually, home chefs will be able to use a motion capture system to "teach" the robot new recipes, or download them from an iTunes-like service. The hands themselves are sophisticated creations, made up of 24 motors, 26 micro-controllers, and 129 sensors, with a sophisticated operating system called ROS. Shadow Hands would like to incorporate them into industrial robotic applications as well.

Pluggable Databases Vs. Database Virtualization - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

An IT industry insiders perspective on information, technology and customer challenges. I love this industry.   A second camp decided to add server virtualization features to their existing operating systems. Chucks Blog.

The Internet of (Secure) Things – Embedding Security in the IoT

CTOvision

Homes/Offices : Companies and utilities are building sensors into major appliances and HVAC systems. Security alarm systems have communicated with operations centers and police for a long time, but now allow monitoring and control from your smartphone. By George Romas.

Microsoft Xbox legend J Allard gets back in the game, joining Intellivision for new console launch

GeekWire

The onetime Microsoft executive, who was a co-founder of Xbox and a force in the video game industry before leaving the tech giant after 19 years, is joining Intellivision Entertainment as global managing director. J Allard. Project 529 Photo). J Allard is back in the game.

What is IoT?

Network World

The Internet of Things, at its simplest level, is smart devices - from refrigerators that warn you when you’re out of milk to industrial sensors – that are connected to the Internet so they can share data, but IoT is far from a simple challenge for IT departments. It’s comparable to the advent of BYOD, except the new gizmos are potentially more difficult to secure, aren’t all running one of three or four basic operating systems, and there are already more of them.

Part V – NVMe overview and primer (Where to learn more, what this all means)

Storage IO Blog

Keep an eye on among others including Cisco (Servers), Dell (Servers), EMC (DSSD), HPE, Intel (Servers, Drives and Cards), Lenovo, Micron, Microsoft (Drivers, Operating Systems, Storage Spaces), NetApp, OCZ, Oracle, PMC, Samsung, Seagate, Supermicro, VMware and Western Digital (acquisition of SANdisk and HGST). Several vendors are working on, or have already introduced NVMe related technologies or initiatives.

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[Guide] Why Businesses Are Turning to Containers

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Organizations across industries are examining their business for opportunities to digitally transform. Software containers and container management platforms, specifically Kubernetes, have quickly become an industry standard for strategic modern application delivery.

BMW is going all-in on in-car microtransactions

The Verge

BMW has detailed an overhaul to the digital systems that power its luxury vehicles, including a new map and navigation system, a revamped digital assistant, a “digital key” (first shown off at Apple’s annual developer conference last week ), and wireless Android Auto.

Responsive Web Design vs Mobile App: Which is a Better Alternative for Business Growth Nowadays?

Galido

Irrespective of the business size or the industry you are dealing in, every business needs to have a strong online presence for reaching potential customers. Mobile applications can be built for numerous operating systems like iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and so on.