Category: Tech-Net-Game News

OpenSSH 7.0 Secure Shell Arrives

The OpenSSH project has announced OpenSSH 7.0, a major new release that addresses several security issues associated with previous versions. According to the announcement by OpenSSH developer Damien Miller, the focus of the new release is “to deprecate weak, legacy, and/or unsafe cryptography.” Some of the …

Chrome to automatically pause Flash-based ads

Google announced a few months back that it was beta testing a feature that would pause non-essential Flash ads by default. The change must have been a success as it will come baked into the public version of Chrome starting September 1. If you recall, Google’s …

The Best Way to Spot Great Racing Drivers? Videogames

The next time you’re about to scold your kid—or spouse—for spending too much time playing videogames instead of enjoying the sunny weather, consider this: They could be preparing for a career in motorsports. That’s a possibility Nissan and Sony have created with their “GT Academy,” a …

Amazon Exits the Phone Business

This one should put Windows phone in a bit of perspective: just one year after it launched its ill-fated Fire phone, Amazon has shut down all phone development and will focus that part of the company on tablets and other hardware projects instead. That the Amazon …

It Lives! Alienware 18 Returns for a Limited Time

It’s baaack! Alienware’s beast incarnate. the Alienware 18 is making a return to shelves sometime in the fall for a limited time. The last time the 18.4-inch behemoth was on the scene, we were blown away by the sheer size and powerful specs including a pair …

Appliance Update 4 Generally Available

Matt Usher, Senior Program Manager, DS SQL Engineering We are pleased to announce the general availability of Appliance Update 4 for the Microsoft Analytics Platform System. The Microsoft Analytics Platform System is a turnkey big data analytics appliance, combining Microsoft’s massively parallel processing (MPP) data warehouse …

Valve reveals a two-phase rollout for the HTC Vive

Valve’s plan of attack for the release of the HTC Vive has been debated for some time, but the company has finally unveiled its launch strategy for the device alongside a press release for its upcoming showcase at this weekend’s PAX expo in Seattle. According to …