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Microsoft releases smallest Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has released its latest Patch Tuesday and it is among the smallest it has ever issued. It consists of just four patches, two of which are critical and two are important. The two critical patches are a security patch for Microsoft Office and another for Adobe Flash Player. Microsoft Edge is also patched to remove…

Microsoft fixes botched patch

Microsoft has brought forward a replacement patch for CVE-2016-7237. The details were released by Nicolas Economou from Core Security. The replacement patch was due for release on February 14. However, after Core Exploit issued an embargoed blog about the issue to press, Microsoft told them they would bring the patch release forward. It is now live as…

Freedom loses freedom to GCI

GCI has announced the acquisition of Freedom Communications. It is adding the unified communications specialist to a list of five acquisitions over the last twelve months. That list includes the cloud company Outsourcery who it bought only 6 months ago. Acquiring in order to grow the business in the managed services space is not unique. Both Daisy and…

Angel Diaz talks about OpenStack Interop

At the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, 16 vendors stood on stage and demonstrated interoperability. This was a major breakthrough for OpenStack. It marked a significant departure from just 18 months earlier when the OpenStack Foundation had chided vendors for creating lots of proprietary solutions. Enterprise Times sat down with Angel Diaz, IBM Vice President, Cloud…

US Police seek access to Amazon Echo

It seems that the police force in Bentonville, Arkansas, are keen to exploit the new wave of digital assistants. A report in The Information (subscription required) says they have issued a warrant for a suspects Amazon Echo data. The suspect in question, James Andrew Bates, has been charged with first-degree murder. So far Amazon has…

Microsoft bets on AI for the future

Microsoft Ventures has announced a round of investments. They also announced a from new fund dedicated to AI. Nagraj Kashyap, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Ventures identified six new companies the fund company has invested in. This includes five companies based in the USA and one in Israel. These are all in addition to Element AI in Canada, the first…

Infor MFS get facelift for mobile

Infor has released the latest version of Infor Mobility for Field Service (Infor MFS). Version 15.6.2 includes two significant enhancements according to Henrik Billgren, SVP Product Developent at Infor: “Now it is off-line and multi device using modern H5 responsive.“ The use of HTML5 in the design by Hook and Loop, the Infor design agency, brings the…