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Asus ROG GX800VH review: A ludicrous liquid-cooled $6,000-plus laptop

Overclocked i7, two GTX 1080s, 64GB RAM, Raid 0 NVMe, and a suitcase to carry it all.

Charles Thacker, key designer of the Xerox Alto, dies at 74

Every computer we use today owes a debt to the legendary and influential machine.

Cisco NX-OS Software Fibre Channel over Ethernet Denial of Service Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) protocol implementation in Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition when an FCoE-related process u...

Here’s hoping the iMac Pro learns from the Mac Pro’s mistakes

It's a bit odd, but it's the first step toward fixing Apple's pro desktops.

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In this research we'll be revisiting the USB port – this time in attempts to intercept user authentication data on the system that a microcomputer is connected to.

As we discovered, this type of attack successfully allows an intruder to retrieve user authentication data – even when the targeted system is locked.

Surface Pro will get a USB Type-C dongle to connect to...

It will connect to the proprietary Surface Connect port.

BrandPost: The Collaboration “Singularity” Is Drawing Closer

Conceived on a napkin in 1993 by Richard Platt and David Tucker at Incite (soon to become Selsius Systems), the world's first IP PBX was a true killer app for the rapidly emerging IP network platform.  Connecting people together via real-time voice turned out to be an ideal use of newly ubiquitous fast ethernet infrastructuremdash;and unifying voice and data networks helped turn “convergencerdquo; into a buzzword. High-quality, real-time human-to-human communication requires a high-performance network, naturally, and in 1998 the soothsayers in Ciscorsquo;s MA division foresaw IP comms driving IP infrastructure spending, and a match made in Dallas was born.  Currently representing well over $1 billion in direct sales of Cisco Unified Communications equipment, and many multiples of that in indirect network infrastructure revenue, itrsquo;s clear that connecting people over the network is a big deal.  And while just about everyone else in Silicone Valley is focused in roughly the same head-space, Ciscorsquo;s proven ability to weaponize its technology with industrial-strength security, reliability, manageability, and scalemdash;and then point it at the lucrative enterprise marketmdash;turned it into the largest PBX vendor on the planet (from zero to #1 in under five years).To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

53% off Linksys Cable Modem for Comcast, Eliminate Rental Fees –...

The Linksys DPC3008nbsp;Cable Modem delivers high-speed broadband connectivity to your home and office with download speeds up to 340 Mbps and upload speeds up to 120 Mbps.

The Gigabit Ethernet port provides high-speed network performance, while DOCSIS 3.0 support ensures you can connect directly to your existing cable broadband service. Comcast-certified, the DPC3008's simple setup allows you to get connected quickly and easily.
It also allows you to stop paying monthly modem-rental fees. If you have broadband internet from Comcast or similar providers, you're probably paying a monthly fee to rent the cable modem, so do the math and you may find this one pays for itself in short time.

The Linksys modem typically lists for $42.92, but with this deal you get it for 53% off, or just $19.99.
See this deal on Amazon.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Calnex Ships Industry©#8217;s First 100GbE Jitter Measurement Solution to enable Deployment...

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, May 12, 2017 – Calnex Solutions Ltd today shipped the industryrsquo;s first ever 100GbE Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE) Jitter measurement solution to a major North American equipment manufacturer. Providing 100GbE Jitter Generation and Jitter Tolerance measurement capability, the Paragon-100G enables the jitter performance of SyncE network equipment to be fully stressed and validated.The ITU-T standard for SyncE (G.8262) has strict limits for both Jitter Tolerance and Jitter Generation.
Itrsquo;s vital that network equipment can... Source: RealWire

Intel’s Skylake “Scalable Processor” family is a new approach to Xeon

New chips have metallic branding, wider range of configurations and integrated features.

Micron’s SolidScale system pushes SSDs out to shared storage

SSDs operate the fastest when inside a computer. Micron's new SolidScale storage system uproots SSDs from servers and pushes them into discrete boxes while reducing latency.SolidScale is a top-of-the-rack storage system that will house many SSDs.

5G and IoT on the agenda as ECOC Exhibition opens Market...

Fibre luminaries invited to speak on hot topics at Gothenburg event London, 2 May 2017: The role of fibre in 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT), multilayer coordination and the increasing need for gigabit ethernet capacity will be key topics at this year’s European Conference on Optical Communications Exhibition (ECOC), with event organiser Nexus Media Events Ltd today announcing its topics for the Market Focus sessions.

After celebrating its tenth anniversary in Dusseldorf in... Source: RealWire