Microsoft unveils its new Windows 8 operating system

Microsoft has taken the wraps off the next generation of its Windows operating system. Windows 8 is designed to run on tablet computers, as well as desktop and laptop PCs. The software, which is due to be released in 2012 will work on the popular ARM-designed low power processors for the first time. Microsoft has […]

Dome9 launches automated firewall management service

Sep 12, 2011 12:47 pm | Network World by Tim Greene Startup Dome9 Security is introducing automated management of firewall settings on servers in physical and virtual environments with the aim of keeping servers locked down with less manual configuration. The company says the problem is that cloud-based servers are so diversely deployed and flexible […]

Intel, ARM set for next stage of laptop battle

Sep 12, 2011 01:16 pm | IDG News Service by Agam Shah Intel presents plans at IDF, while ARM chips are featured by vendors at Microsoft BUILD Intel and challenger ARM are set for a PC showdown this week as competition heats up to redefine the laptop and reverse the sagging fortunes of the PC […]