Biography for Paul Mah
Paul Mah is the associate editor for FierceCIO:TechWatch. Someone who has a passion for both enterprise tech and gadgets, Paul was in the IT industry for more than five years prior to joining FierceMarkets. Paul currently lives in Singapore where he teaches IT several times a week at a local polytechnic. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on his personal blog at www.thetechblogger.com. You can also follow him on Twitter @paulmah and find him on LinkedIn.
Articles by Paul Mah
Microsoft ended retail sales of Windows 7 as of Oct 30, according to a notice that was posted on its website. More importantly, the end of sale of PCs with this older version of Windows installed is at the end of Oct 2014.
The Netgear WN203 is a single band 802.11n Wi-Fi access point (AP) designed to offer enterprise security features for small businesses or branch offices of larger organizations. We evaluate a review unit that Netgear shipped to us.
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday security update next week will address five critical vulnerabilities, says Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) in its latest Patch Tuesday advance bulletin notification for December 2013.
The Fibre Channel Industry Association earlier this week revealed that a new version of the Fibre Channel specifications has been completed and sent to the American National Standards Institute, which is set to publish the specification in the first quarter of next year.
Computer scientists have developed proof-of-concept software that allows communication with a standalone computer. By using built-in speakers and microphones found in a pair of Lenovo T400 laptops, the researchers successfully transmitted small volumes of data between them using inaudible audio signals.
The USB Implementers Forum on Wednesday announced that the upcoming USB 3.0 specification would come with a brand new connector that is smaller, as well as reversible. The news is an excellent step forward as USB has traditionally used one-way plugs in a bid to keep manufacturing costs as low as possible.
Computerworld has an article on how Amazon and Google scale up their massive IT infrastructure. What interests me are the tips from top-notch engineers that run contrary to conventional enterprise approach to their computing infrastructure.
A new worm is on the loose, and it is targeting computers running on Linux and PHP. While only machines based on Intel are targeted at the moment, the nature of the malware means that it could be easily modified to pose a threat to devices such as home routers and set-top boxes that use other processor architectures, too.
You must know about cloud storage provider Nirvanix abruptly announcing that it was closing shop, leaving customers with just weeks to find a new provider and move their data off its cloud storage service. Ultimately, it is evident that while the cloud offers many advantages, it can fail, too.
There is an increasing trend for malware authors to surreptitiously incorporate the ability to mine more of the virtual currency into their malware, likely fueled by an incredible price that has topped US$1,200 per Bitcoin at one stage.