Intelligence agencies don’t like encryption with Quantum Key Distribution
Several European intelligence agencies voiced their criticism about Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) in a recent position paper. This encryption method theoretically guarantees secure communications by preventing anyone from intercepting keys undetected. The agencies point to several supposedly inher... Read more
Apple Vision Pro: first-generation not ready for business use
The Apple Vision Pro is Apple's first major product launch in 2024. The headset hovers somewhere between forming the pathway to a virtual reality (VR) world and digitizing the real world with augmented reality (AR). What exactly can you buy for US$3,500?
Individuals who have already tested the ... Read more
What is Windows Dev Home?
Microsoft released the Dev Home app a few months ago. With it, it provides an environment for developers where they can centralize all the information they need for their work. What exactly is Dev Home, and why is it attractive for developers?
With Dev Home, Microsoft offers developers a central... Read more
AI coding tools divide developers’ opinions
Developers are not likely to agree on which AI coding tools are up to scratch, if any at all. Despite its great potential, robust AI code with any degree of complexity is still seen as a rare occurrance. Moreover, nobody wants it to be shoved in their face. Instead, the desire for artificial assist... Read more
Dynatrace widens lens on data observability
Dynatrace is a unified observability and security platform company with AI-powered capabilities for data analytics and automation. The company says it has now pledged to match the cadence of modern business information channels. As a branded product and service, Dynatrace Data Observability is desi... Read more
AMS-IX turns 30: what will the future hold?
Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) is blowing out thirty candles today. In that time, the internet node grew to become one of the largest nodes in the world. Its services are used by Amazon, Apple, Google, Meta and Microsoft, among others.
AMS-IX came into existence on Feb. 1, 1994. The organ... Read more
CloudBolt: How to build (and use) FinOps
FinOps specialist CloudBolt has detailed its FinOps vision and wider strategy as part of a gathering attended by its global technical team, its sales front line and the company’s top management. Known as CloudBolt Lightning Strike 2024, we attended this year’s meetings to learn more about how a... Read more
How do you protect data on a Synology NAS?
A NAS server is a perfect environment for storing data. The system is secure by default, but you can do more to prevent data loss and other incidents. With several features, tools and steps, you can significantly progress in ensuring data security. This article will cover what you can do on a Synol... Read more
Apple App Store and browser policy changes offend competitors
For the upcoming European Digital Markets Act (DMA), Apple has to change the policies for its App Store and Safari browser. The proposed changes have been criticized by competitors Microsoft, Mozilla, Epic Games, and Spotify. The list of critics is likely to expand in the coming days. In general, i... Read more
Zoom and Microsoft plan to shake up hybrid meetings, Cisco doesn’t
Hybrid meetings are still inferior to physical meetings in many ways. Big players like Zoom and Microsoft are bringing disruptive solutions to address these shortcomings. Meanwhile, Cisco is opting for evolution, not revolution. What future awaits virtual meetings?
Zoom announced this week that ... Read more