Tag: Computerworld

Widespread reports of freezing with yesterday’s Win7 and 8.1 Monthly Rollups, KB 4493472 and KB 4493446

Patch Tuesday seemed uneventful until loads of Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 machines, as well as Win8.1 and Server 2012 R2 machines, rebooted overnight. Looks like we have another throat-clutching bad round of patches to contend with. Sophos Anti-Virus appears to be at the core of many reported bugs, but it’s still too early


Pilot fish’s Army job is maintenance of electronic equipment, including a transmitter. Because his unit had been one of the original deployment sites for that transmitter, all of its operators have either gotten training from the manufacturer or learned from those who did. That probably explains why the unit has only minor problems with its

BrandPost: Avoiding VoIP Pot Holes on the Road to Unified Communications

The transition to Unified Communications (UC) and Collaboration (UC&C) has been underway for over a decade, and while on-premise voice-over-IP (VoIP) systems have predominated, more and more companies are moving to cloud-hosted Unified Communications as a Service (UCAAS).  ​But many IT managers are finding out the hard way that not all legacy applications perform well

How Apple Search Ads work

If you or your business publishes iOS apps you may need to take a look at Apple Search Ads to reach more potential customers. What are Apple Search Ads? Apple Search Ads are the small advertisements you see inside App Store search results. When available Search Ads appear at the top of the search results

Microsoft throws in the towel on Windows 10 1809

Microsoft has given up on Windows 10 1809, the troubled feature upgrade of last year that was delayed by months, data from an analytics vendor showed. The Redmond, Wash. developer largely abandoned efforts to distribute the October 2018 Update, aka 1809 in its four-digit yymm format, last month, apparently deciding that it would, like many

Grease is the word

It’s the early 1970s and this shop decides to upgrade to a faster card reader for its mainframe. And so the consultants arrive from the BIG mainframe provider. But the installation doesn’t go well, says a pilot fish on the scene — every time they run a deck of punched cards through the new card
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