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Microsoft Lifts the Blinds on Windows 11

TechnologyPublished on: Sunday, July 11th, 20215 min read8 comments

Microsoft on Thursday unveiled Windows 11 as a redesigned computing platform that feels familiar but has numerous changed components. It offers new ways for users to create, learn, play, and connect with others globally. Feeling familiar may take some adjusting, however. Windows 11 is built around a simplified user interface for productivity, creativity, and ease of use. The new design entails a smaller, centered taskbar and a new approach to task switching.

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HP Sets Example of How to Prioritize Sustainability

TechnologyPublished on: Sunday, July 11th, 20215 min read8 comments

HP this month announced the release of its Sustainable Bond Framework, which will be used to issue bonds to help the company finance projects for a more sustainable future. Unfortunately, moving to a more sustainable model isn't cheap, and while the benefits to the planet are critical, funding the conversion is problematic.

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Cybersecurity Fears Trigger Migration From the Public Cloud

TechnologyPublished on: Sunday, July 11th, 20215 min read8 comments

Cloud cybersecurity -- or a lack of it -- is feeding a frenzy of companies out of the public cloud. A similar concern about managing compliance obligations is keeping organizations from moving to the cloud in general. However, much of the growing concerns over cloud cybersecurity result from experiences with public and private cloud platforms. A trend toward hybrid cloud computing could be an approach to better ensure data security, according to cybersecurity researchers.

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Two-Thirds of CISOs Admit They're Not Ready to Face a Cyberattack

TechnologyPublished on: Sunday, July 11th, 20215 min read8 comments

Two out of three global CISOs feel unprepared to cope with a cyberattack, according to an annual survey released Wednesday by a cybersecurity and compliance company. The 2021 edition of Proofpoint's Voice of the CISO report -- based on a survey of more than 1,400 CISOs in 14 countries -- found 66 percent of the executives acknowledged their organizations were unprepared to handle a targeted cyberattack this year.

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Microsoft Sets 2025 End Date for Windows 10 Support

TechnologyPublished on: Sunday, July 11th, 20215 min read8 comments

The revelation comes just before Microsoft's "What's Next Windows" event scheduled for June 24 and amidst hints from CEO Satya Nadella that a major new version of Windows is in the wings. Windows 10 was originally released in 2015, so 2025 would be in the typical 10-year time frame Microsoft allots to supporting an operating system version.

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