MS-Linux ? Lindows ? Microsoft pourrait-il sortir un bureau Linux ?

  J’avais l’habitude de dire que Microsoft sortirait un bureau Linux – MS-Linux ou Lindows — quand les poules auraient des dents. Dernièrement, j’ai entrevu des poules avec des dents. Voilà pourquoi. Tout d’abord, Microsoft a adopté Linux et l’open source depuis des années maintenant. Je veux dire, sur Azure, …

Chinese rhetoric on Huawei CFO arrest ramps up: could Apple be a target?

Chinese state media has intensified its rhetoric against the United States in the wake of Canada detaining Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, suggesting that Apple and other tech companies could be locked out of the world’s second largest economy. The government-published Global Times called Meng’s treatment a “violation of human rights” …

Qualcomm data center business struggles, layoffs reported

Qualcomm has more than 30,000 employees in its ranks working on not just mobile application chipsets and cellular connectivity, but also data center infrastructure. That data center business has been struggling against the likes of Intel and Microsoft, though, and it may cease to exist in the near future. How …

Patch Tuesday breaks records — some good, most bad — and ‘Check for Updates’ still stings

Yesterday, Microsoft’s “B Week” Patch Tuesday, we saw a fairly small set of patches — “small” being a relative designation. There are 194 December updates in the Microsoft Catalog, with 39 separately identified security holes (CVEs), and with every supported version of Windows, Office and .Net getting a dose. We …

Windows : 4 mois et 4 failles zero-day corrigées par Microsoft

  Microsoft a publié ses correctifs de sécurité mensuels, connus sous le nom de mises à jour Patch Tuesday. Ce mois-ci, la société basée à Redmond a corrigé 38 vulnérabilités sur un large éventail de produits. Pour le quatrième mois consécutif, Microsoft a corrigé une vulnérabilité zero-day de Windows exploitée …

Huawei CFO on bail in Canada, will return to court February 6

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou has been released from Canadian jail on US$7.5 million bail. However, the United States is eager for its northern neighbor to expedite the executive across the border for charges related to Iranian trade sanctions. Meng was arrested on December 1 and has been held in Vancover …

Pichai tells DC pols Chinese Google search isn’t imminent, but is being modeled

“Right now, there are no plans to launch search in China.” Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified to the US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee that while his company will not be pursuing the Chinese search engine market in the near future that he will continue to push efforts on modeling …

Patch Tuesday’s coming; make sure you have Windows Update shut off and stop seeking!

I’ve seen a couple of verified reports that Microsoft is now pushing the newly revised Win10 September-October-November-December 2018 Update, version 1809, on “seekers.” Be aware that Microsoft, once again, interprets a click on “Check for updates,” as giving carte blanche to install whatever is in the kettle. Double, double toil …

Microsoft 365 Insider est ouvert aux entreprises

  Microsoft dispose d’un programme de test Windows Insider, mais également pour Office. Si l’éditeur n’en a pas (encore) beaucoup fait la promotion, il dispose aussi d’un programme Microsoft 365 Insider. Une page d’inscription au programme Microsoft 365 Insider est en ligne. « Si vous êtes totalement dans Windows et …