Biden administration announces Chips Act implementation team

Jan 6, 2023

The White House and Commerce Department on Tuesday announced the team that will oversee the doling out of $52 billion in federal subsidies for the semiconductor industry, pledging strict oversight to “responsibly spend taxpayer dollars.” Distributing the money provided in the Chips and Science Act will be one of the biggest industrial development programs the federal government has ever administered. Ronnie Chatterji will oversee the program from the White House’s National Economic Coun ...read more

Windows 11 could save you millions*

Jan 6, 2023

As the latest update to Windows 11 rolls out with new features focusing on productivity and collaboration, IT management efficiency and security, Microsoft is understandably keen for businesses to adopt the OS. To that end it's commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Windows 11 and Microsoft 365. The results show that using Windows 11 allows users to be betwee ...read more

‘Grand Theft Auto VI’ leak is Rockstar’s nightmare, YouTubers’ dream

Jan 6, 2023

For the past several years, impatient “Grand Theft Auto” fans have attempted to pull off their own heist, aiming to extract even a morsel of concrete information about “Grand Theft Auto VI,” the inevitable sequel to the second best-selling game of all time. Over the weekend, they finally succeeded — in a manner of speaking. On Sunday, a hacker leaked more than 90 clips of developer Rockstar’s mid-gestation heir apparent, prompting a mixture of excitement and criticism from fans an ...read more

Huawei Released the White Paper “Data Storage Power – The Digital Cornerstone of High-Quality Society Development”

Jan 6, 2023

BANGKOK, Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, at Huawei Connect 2022, Huawei officially released its white paper “Data Storage Power – The Digital Cornerstone of High-Quality Society Development”. The white paper defines quantitative indicators to measure data storage capabilities and analyzes the current data storage landscape across different regions around the world. It aims to help governments and enterprises better evaluate, design, and build data storage capabilities. Gu Xue ...read more

LMS365 Acquires Evergreen Digital, Bringing Democratized Learning to Australia, New Zealand and Wider Asia-Pacific

Jan 6, 2023

In the age of the Great Reshuffle, Employee Experience and Learning Management have become a global challenge. LMS365 is dedicated to making it easier by bringing democratized learning to new regions. AARHUS, Denmark, Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Denmark-based company offers the only learning management platform built directly into Microsoft 365 and Teams. After generating record-breaking growth in North America and Germany, LMS365 is acquiring their leading digital workplace consultanc ...read more

Microsoft releases KB5017383 update for Windows 11 with huge widget changes and fixes for lots of issues

Jan 6, 2023

The focus for most Windows 11 users has been, understandably, the release of Windows 11 2022 Update and all of the new features and options it brings. But Microsoft has also released a preview of the KB5017383 update for Windows 11 ahead of its proper release next Patch Tuesday. Although this is a non-security update, it is an important one for a number of reasons. Firstly, it addresses several issues with Windows 11 including a blue screen problem and another issue with the Microsoft Sto ...read more

Huawei Launches Storage Portfolio to Find the Right Technology for the Right Scenario

Jan 6, 2023

BANGKOK, Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Focused on helping enterprises unlock the power of their data, Huawei provided a range of storage products and solutions featuring scenario-specific technologies for different industries, at Huawei Connect 2022. The vision behind the storage portfolio, explained by Dr. Peter Zhou, President of Huawei IT Product Line, is “to build a data-centric, trustworthy storage foundation for diverse applications” in scenarios like production and transactions, ...read more

Data center sector unprepared for expanding sustainability requirements

Jan 6, 2023

The latest Annual Global Data Center survey from the Uptime Institute shows an industry that remains strong but is working to address increasing pressure for sustainability progress and reporting. The sector is also grappling with continuing staffing shortages, supply chain delays, costly outages and other complex challenges. "The global digital infrastructure sector continues to enjoy strong growth and expansion, despite the many obstacles operators are facing today," says Andy Lawrence, ...read more

Weixin Pay Promotes Singapore’s Unique Hawker Culture, Enabling Nearly 10,000 Hawkers Going Digital

Jan 6, 2023

Launch of a foodies promotional campaign during the Singapore Food Festival to support local hawker heroes expand their target segment to a huge volume of Weixin users SINGAPORE , Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Weixin Pay, the mobile payment function of Tencent’s popular social platform Weixin, increases access for Weixin Pay travellers exploring Singapore to the nation’s unique hawker culture, offering them the ease of payment to nearly 10,000 hawker stalls across the country. In co ...read more

These planes are battery operated. Will that fly?

Jan 6, 2023

For years, scientists have clamored for quiet, climate-friendly airplanes that rely on batteries instead of jet fuel. Now, they’re closer to putting them into the skies. A handful of airlines, including United, Mesa and Air Canada have started putting orders in for a battery-operated aircraft called the Heart Aerospace ES-30. The Swedish-made four-propeller, battery-powered plane seats up to 30 people and could fly short-haul routes such as Palm Springs to Los Angeles or Denver to Aspen with ...read more

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