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  • Java SE now requires a subscription June 22, 2018
    Oracle has revamped its commercial support program for Java SE (Standard Edition), opting for a subscription model instead of one that has had businesses paying for a one-time perpetual license plus an annual support fee. The subscriptions will be available in July 2018. (Personal, non-commercial usage continues to be free and not require a subscription.) […]
  • Plan now for migration to Windows Server 2019 June 22, 2018
    With the upcoming release of Windows Server 2019 this fall, it is time for enterprise IT pros who work in Microsoft shops to start planning their migration to the new operating system. As with any major release, it takes time to get familiar with what is new and to start getting hands-on experience implementing new […]
  • NUIG wins Google grant for computer science education support June 22, 2018
      To support teachers on computer science subjects, NUI Galway’s School of Education has received funding from Google’s Educator Grants programme for Professional Development in the area of computational thinking for pre-service and in-service teachers. NUIG said it aims to prepare and support teachers with pedagogical content knowledge to teach with confidence and competence. The […]
  • Intel CEO Brian Krzanich steps down after ‘fraternising’ revelation June 22, 2018
    Five years ago, Intel faced an unexpected transition: Intel chief executive Paul Otellini was stepping down, two years before his expected retirement. Former COO Brian Krzanich took Otellini’s place. Now it’s Krzanich’s turn to leave unexpectedly, after violating an Intel policy against fraternising with employees. The good news, if any: Krzanich and Intel weathered the […]
  • Adobe’s brand-new video editing app Project Rush works across your computer, tablet and phone June 22, 2018
    Project Rush is Adobe’s first video editing app that works across Mac, Windows, iOS and Android – with your projects kept in sync across each of your devices. This means you can shoot footage on your phone and do a rough edit there while on location or travelling, before fine-tuning on your tablet or desktop […]
  • Sony to enable PlayStation Now downloads later this year June 22, 2018
    PlayStation Now, Sony’s game-streaming service that lets you play a collection of PS2, PS3 and PS4 games on PS4 and PC, will allegedly allow subscribers to download games for offline play later this year. That’s according to an unnamed Kotaku UK source, that claims the new functionality is coming, and it’ll launch in late September. […]
  • Apple pushes privacy theme in Safari for iOS 12, macOS Mojave June 22, 2018
    Apple upgrades its Safari browser on macOS and iOS just once a year, making the refresh more strategic than most of its rivals, notably Google, which last year had eight separate opportunities to add features or functionality to Chrome. The next Safari, which will be bundled with macOS 10.14 Mojave and iOS 12, and offered […]
  • MoneyConf 2018 June 22, 2018
    MoneyConf brought leading experts from the world of cryptocurrency, fintech and blockchain to the RDS in Dublin. Niall Kitson met Noelle Acheson of CoinDesk; Aid:tech’s Niall Dennehy; Nicolas Gilot of Ultra; and Grammy-winning founder of Mycelia Imogen Heap to talk about what consumers, charities and creatives can get out of this revolutionary technology. To never […]
  • Bizquip named HP managed print services partner June 21, 2018
    Bizquip has attained HP managed print partner status. “[This accreditation] enables the team at Bizquip to offer customers further innovative product insights and knowledge-based HP solutions across MPS,” said Bizquip director Jim Leyden. “In addition, existing and new clients are welcome to experience and test new software solutions in the technology suite at the substantial […]
  • NVMe is changing enterprise storage June 21, 2018
    A communications protocol developed specifically for all-flash storage, NVMe enables faster performance and greater density compared to legacy protocols. It’s geared for enterprise workloads that require top performance, such as real-time data analytics, online trading platforms and other latency-sensitive workloads. NVMe vs. serial-attached SCSI NVMe is aimed at reducing the software overhead between applications and […]