We’re pleased to annouce Bob Pellerin (CTOBOB) has published an article titled “Market Makers, their Disappearance.How to take Advantage of It” in Bull & Bear Financial Report issue Vol. 26 No. 6 dated Sept-Oct 2014. You can read the article here (Click the picture):
The article was co-written with K.C. Grainger of CanadianMineAnalysis.com.
Something funny happened on the way to Windows 9. Ever since the introduction of Windows 8 and the release of 8.1, I’ve been concerned about the corporate users. More specifically, how such a large user base was going to be convinced to jump from the rock solid Windows 7 to the next version. I’m relieved and a little surprised to see how well they appear to be handling the mess they created with the tiles (metro) interface. I love the concept for touch based computing (such as tablets and hybrid laptops). The corporate users that I saw using Windows 8 lost a lot of productivity. Windows 8, without a touchscreen, added extra clicks to some basic functions and completely undid all the years of training end users to hit the start button to find things. Continue reading
First up on the coverage is XCOM GLOBAL at booth 525.
We have an exciting audio interview with Joe Fennell, Chief Operating Officer at XCom Global. We discuss their new service offering to executives traveling abroad.
Intel just released the all new Xeon E5-2600 series processors. These processors replace the V2 branded predecesors. They add more processing power for the buck as well as a series of updates including memory to power consumption.
Highlights of the new platform
- Supports dual processors with 4 to 18 cores
- Socket R3
- 4x DDR4 channels (1333, 1600, 1866 (2DPC), 2133 (1 DPC) RDIMM, LRDIMM
- PCIe 3.0
- DMI2 (4 lanes)
- 10x SATA3 ports
- Fortville (40GbE), Springfield (1GbE)
These slides highlight the new memory DDR4 vs the older DDR3. More speed, less power.
Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has just officially released an 8TB drive ahead of their competitors. As the amount of data increases for individuals and corporations alike new less expensive solutions are certainly welcome. Individual’s have more pictures, music and videos. Corporation are struggling to keep pace with retention laws and the production of more and more documents. Higher storage density, reduced power consumption and lower price per TB are always appreciated.
These new drives are enterprise-class and use the latest SATA 6Gb/s for fast throughput.
Bob Pellerin (CTOBOB)
Microsoft is continuing their war on the cyber criminals. This week they took down several botnets by taking over domains owned by the well known free dynamic DNS provider “NO-IP”. No-IP stated that they were not notified of the malicious domains by Microsoft. As a result of the takeover, several legit no-ip customers have apparently suffered down time and blockage related issues.
Have you ever wondered if a site was safe to visit? Here’s a site you can use to scan the questionable web site.
Here is a sample of the result using our own site as an example:
Malware scanner report
|Malicious/Suspicious/Total urls scanned||0/0/16|
|SE visitors redirects||Clean|
Please share the tools you use with us!