The top 5 Microsoft announcements you might have missed last year

January 4th, 2017; The top 5 Microsoft announcements you might have missed last year

2016 saw several Microsoft announcements that have the potential to have an impact in the years to come, according to Computerworld.

2016 was a big year for Microsoft. The HoloLens began shipping to developers, Windows 10 made it through its first year intact (though not without controversy), and the company got into the desktop computer market with the stunning Surface Studio mega-touchscreen.

But there were a few key announcements ...

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New Aruba OS API-enables campus WLAN

September 14th, 2016; Aruba’s new OS an API-based platform to boost WLAN automation

Aruba have announced OS8, a major new release of the operating system for its controller-managed wireless LANs. OS8 is an API-based platform that can be deployed as a virtual machine running on servers, significantly simplifying moves, adds, and changes in your infrastructure. This gives flexibility to just buy and install the licenses you need without waiting for controller hardware.

the cornerstone of the new release is the Aruba Mobility ...

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Bill Gates recalls rivalry with Steve Jobs

January 31st, 2016; Bill Gates featured on this week’s Desert Island Discs on Radio 4 and gave some insight into his relationship with the late Apple founder Steve Jobs.

Describing Jobs, who died in 2011, as an ‘incredible genius’, Gates, 60, said: ‘Steve was really into music. He loved the Beatles and so did I. And he actually mentioned this song when we were interviewed together. Only he and I understood how intense [it was] and what great memories came out ...

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Google.com bought for $12…for one minute

September 30th, 2015; The Guardian reports that a man was able to successfully buy Google.com, the domain name for the world’s most popular website, for $12, minutes before the company contacted him to say the transaction had been cancelled.

Sanmay Ved, a former Google employee, was using the tech firm’s new domain buying service Google Domains at 1.30am on 29 September when he noticed that Google.com was available to buy. He added it to his shopping cart and, to his surprise, ...

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UK politicians in white-hat wifi test

9th July, 2015; Three UK politicians submitted to an ethical hacking test to try and help identify whether or not there might be a need to highlight potential dangers of accessing public wifi networks. Watch the video to see how the participants – Rt Hon David Davis MP, Mary Honeyball MEP, and Lord Strasburger – got on.

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