Researchers at the National Institute of Informatics are closing in on a solution to keep computers cool by submerging them under water.
Source: Why the Future of Data Centers Could Be in the Oceans – News
Microsoft’s Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) solution, which aimed to protect against malware attack scenarios and exploit methods, will be shutting down shortly.
Source: Microsoft’s EMET Security Tool To Lose Support — Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online
Security vendors are doing just swell but how much do they do – outside of selling products – to help the world become a safer place? CSO Online investigates.
Source: Are InfoSec vendors ‘sowing confusion’ and selling ‘useless’ products? | Network World
CompTIA labor data indicates that digital transformation will drive employment, automation will have a greater impact on U.S. jobs than offshoring and IT outsourcing job growth will outpace corporate IT roles.
Source: U.S. IT employment grows, with IT services jobs leading the way | CIO
The Ukrainian government has announced a plan to turn the area surrounding Chernobyl – the site of one of the worst nuclear meltdowns in history – into a solar energy farm, by constructing a series of solar panels inside the exclusion zone.
Source: Chernobyl could soon find a second life as a giant solar farm – ScienceAlert
Conscientious sysadmins face a dilemma on December 31, when a new leap second will threaten the stability of computer systems and networks.
Source: Latest leap second plan poses a dilemma for conscientious sysadmins | PCWorld
Video is one of the most powerful ways we connect, communicate and learn today – breaking down geographic boundaries and bringing a distinctly human element to digital interactions. Myriad platforms exist in the consumer space to upload and share live or on demand in a matter of seconds. As one of the most consumed and shared content types on the internet, video is increasingly an important part of our personal … Read more »
Source: Introducing Microsoft Stream: the secure destination to manage and share videos for businesses of all sizes – The Official Microsoft Blog
Microsoft’s Surface Hub, the device designed for the conference room and can cost as much as $21,999, is a hit and the company is ramping up production to meet demand.
Source: Microsoft’s Surface Hub Is a Hit, Demand Outstrips Supply – Petri