The future of 3D holograms comes into focus

The future of 3D holograms comes into focus

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3249605/virtual-reality/the-future-of-3d-holograms-comes-into-focus.html#tk.rss_all Smartphone-based augmented reality (AR) and the AR headset explosion will bring 3D holograms into our lives everywhere. Meanwhile, though, the real AR hologram revolution is being ignored. A hologram … Read more

Patching meltdown: Windows fixes, sloppy .NET, warnings about Word and Outlook

Patching meltdown: Windows fixes, sloppy .NET, warnings about Word and Outlook

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3249767/microsoft-windows/patching-meltdown-windows-fixes-sloppy-net-warnings-about-word-and-outlook.html#tk.rss_all On the heels of the Jan. 17 release of 14 Windows and .NET patches, we now have a huge crop of new patches, revised older patches, warnings about bugs, … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Marketers should enter auto infotainment quickly and carefully

IDG Contributor Network: Marketers should enter auto infotainment quickly and carefully

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3249726/marketing/marketers-should-enter-auto-infotainment-quickly-and-carefully.html#tk.rss_all At CES 2018, cutting-edge marketers are starting to see the automobile infotainment system as their newest playground. How they can use wireless technology to deliver advertising messages to a … Read more

Facebook standardizes Workplace pricing, boosts cost for larger deployments

Facebook standardizes Workplace pricing, boosts cost for larger deployments

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3249907/collaboration/facebook-standardizes-workplace-pricing-boosts-cost-for-larger-deployments.html#tk.rss_all Facebook has changed the pricing for its Workplace enterprise social network, a move that will result in price increases for some new customers. Workplace was officially launched at the … Read more

Mozilla mandates that new Firefox features rely on encrypted connections

Mozilla mandates that new Firefox features rely on encrypted connections

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3249255/internet/mozilla-mandates-that-new-firefox-features-rely-on-encrypted-connections.html#tk.rss_all Mozilla this week decreed that future web-facing features of Firefox must meet an under-development standard that requires all browser-to-server-and-back traffic be encrypted. “Effective immediately, all new features that are … Read more

More Windows patches, primarily previews, point to escalating problems this month

More Windows patches, primarily previews, point to escalating problems this month

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3249275/microsoft-windows/more-windows-patches-primarily-previews-point-to-escalating-problems-this-month.html#tk.rss_all Never give a sucker an even break. Yesterday, on a very out-of-band Wednesday, Microsoft released preview patches for Windows 8.1 (but not 7!), Server 2012, and Windows 10 1709 … Read more

Blockchain will be the killer app for supply chain management in 2018

Blockchain will be the killer app for supply chain management in 2018

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3249252/emerging-technology/blockchain-will-be-the-killer-app-for-supply-chain-management-in-2018.html#tk.rss_all This year, blockchain testing programs will evolve from pilot tests to real-world platforms, and supply chain management is among the industries the distributed ledger technology is set to disrupt. … Read more

Office 365: Enterprise usage doesn’t translate into enterprise value

Office 365: Enterprise usage doesn’t translate into enterprise value

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3248970/enterprise-applications/office-365-enterprise-usage-doesnt-translate-into-enterprise-value.html#tk.rss_all Although enterprise subscribers to Office 365 typically use a large number of the in-the-cloud-and-on-premises suite’s components, only two – email and the Office applications – provide significant value, a … Read more

Slack trials private shared channels, adds admin controls

Slack trials private shared channels, adds admin controls

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3248968/collaboration/slack-trials-private-shared-channels-adds-admin-controls.html#tk.rss_all Slack has talked of its high expectations for group chat channels, which it argues will replace email as the primary means of workplace communication by 2025. While channels are … Read more

InSpectre: See whether your PC’s protected from Meltdown and Spectre

InSpectre: See whether your PC’s protected from Meltdown and Spectre

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3248730/microsoft-windows/inspectre-see-whether-your-pcs-protected-from-meltdown-and-spectre.html#tk.rss_all If you’re wondering whether your computer is susceptible to the latest bête noir, Meltdown and Spectre, you can take the official Microsoft patch and, after a suitable amount of … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Fight iPhone and Android smartphone device addiction

IDG Contributor Network: Fight iPhone and Android smartphone device addiction

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3247797/smartphones/fight-iphone-and-android-smartphone-device-addiction.html#tk.rss_all Suddenly, we are having a debate on device addiction of smartphones like Apple iPhone and Google Android. I have written about this many times over the last decade. This … Read more

Microsoft’s mystifying Meltdown/Spectre patches for AMD processors

Microsoft’s mystifying Meltdown/Spectre patches for AMD processors

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3247676/microsoft-windows/microsofts-mystifying-meltdownspectre-patches-for-amd-processors.html#tk.rss_all I’ve seen a lot of bizarre Microsoft patches-of-patches, but the new patches for AMD processors are in a world of their own. The security-only, manually downloadable patches appear to … Read more