AP Newswire is reporting this morning that CLEAR has found a laptop (also see CLEAR Press Release) that had gone missing for over a week from one of its kiosk locations that contained the “personal data” of over 30,000 enrolled members at San Francisco International Airport, and that CLEAR enrollment has been temporarily suspended pending further investigation, which should be completed by the TSA within several days.Click on the "Read the rest of this entry" link below for more.
Irreverent, unapologetically arrogant and uncensored, IT Professional Services industry veteran Jason Perlow muses on a cornucopia of topics on all matters of Information Technology.
Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.
All this Vista versus XP versus Windows Server 2008 stuff got me thinking. Maybe its not just technological issues with Microsoft's latest desktop OS that is creating strife between the user bases.
The Mother-in-law versus Vista battle cold war never ends. Every week, it's something different that goes wrong that brings us to the brink of annihilation, and I have to swoop in on the weekends to fix the inevitable new problem that comes up.
Embedded Linux devices have always fascinated me, because besides on the server, it's where I think the Open Source OS is going to make the most impact. From 2002 to 2004, I worked for SHARP as a developer liaison consultant on the very much before its time ZAURUS Linux/Java PDA, so I'm very much familiar with the ins and outs of developing and supporting embedded Linux products.
Imagine my surprise when I spotted this vending machine on a recent trip to Minneapolis. Stationed in Concourse E of the Lindbergh terminal of Minneapolis-St.
As soon as I heard the announcement from bright and bushy-tailed VMWare CEO Paul Maritz that the company was shortly going to be releasing their ESX 3i enterprise-class embedded hypervisor for free, I was absolutely thrilled. Given the pace of technology reporting, I knew that I had to get it running on my test equipment right away.
In 2016, once they perfected the technology for use in corporations, the next step was to shut down the office entirely and send just about everyone home.
When a technology columnist known for his critical views on Apple makes statements to the effect that the company should consider defining and publicly communicating a succession strategy, many Apple fans might consider the subject too close to home and inappropriate. It will generate heated discussion in the inside baseball crowd on the ZDNet TalkBacks, but that will be the end of it.
Do we need to completely rethink the entire commodity and utility computing platform itself? Do we need a fresh start?
Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!As the great Obi-Wan Kenobi once said "I felt a great disturbance in the Force...