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Microsoft updates EMET anti-hack tool

A new version of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit mostly improves compatibility with applications software, and specifically with Java and Chrome.

November 10, 2014

From CIO to CUXO: Chief user experience officer

The chief information officer's role will become less about developing and maintaining highly customised bespoke applications and more about creating a seamless experience across generic cloud apps.

October 20, 2013

The customer experience challenge met: Get Satisfaction

A month ago, I issued a challenge to companies that were claiming to be customer experience platforms and applications who had changed their messaging relatively abruptly. I gave them the opportunity to state their case. Get Satisfaction's Jeff Nolan is the first to rise to the challenge.

December 5, 2012 by

What features would an ideal transaction oriented big data database require?

The IT industry has decades of experience with traditional database engines that were designed to support transactional applications. Now the industry is exploring non-traditional database engines, such as hadoop, for web scale management of huge amounts of rapidly changing data. Hugely scalable transactional systems need something new. What do those requirements look like?

July 23, 2012 by

The one security tool every Windows user should know about

Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) is a simple but powerful configuration utility that allows you to harden applications that weren't originally designed to take advantage of Windows security features. Here's how it works.

January 10, 2011

Plumbing the clouds

Cloud integrator Appirio has packaged up all its experience of engineering the plumbing between cloud applications and, with the launch of CloudWorks, is now offering that plumbing as a service, on the same ready-to-run, pay-as-you-go terms as the applications themselves

September 16, 2010 by

Dudes, put the Bumper on the iPhone 4 and move on

Consumer Reports, like many other technology reviewers, is having plenty of trouble with the iPhone 4. On one hand it offers a really great mobile experience, does almost everything that a user would want, sports a fantastic screen, workable video conferencing and a zillion applications. And then there's this occasional problem with the antenna that can be easily worked around. Obviously, this phone is a failure.

July 12, 2010 by

Gigaspaces launches XAP 7.1

Developing applications that can take best advantage of multiple processors or cores has been quite a challenge for most developers. This can be attributed to several things including the developer's lack of experience with architectures designed for parallel execution.

April 15, 2010 by

Thousands of phone apps are available, but what 3 do you really need?

We constantly hear how many thousands of applications the Apple App Store has available, yet the quantity of apps and the race to the bottom mean little to me personally. While choice is nice, there are probably too many applications available for people to even begin to find all the best and filter through the junk. Steve Litchfield posted an article over at All About Symbian talking about how most people can probably have a great mobile experience with just a few selected apps rather than loading hundreds and hundreds of them on their phone. I consider myself something of a power user and generally have 25 to 35 apps and games loaded on my devices. Can you get by with just 3 apps and if so, what are they?

September 30, 2009 by

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