News Roundup - August 2015
Aug 30, 2015
The biggest tech news items from August 2015 -
Windows 10 update glitch throws some computers into a constant reboot loop… which has caused some concern with regards to the new “forced update” method that Microsoft is using for Windows 10. The issue is caused on some computers where a registry error causes the update to fail, and the update to remove itself (thus 3 or 4 reboots in a row). Because Windows 10 (Home Version) machines are forced to update this can happen again and again every few days – which can be very frustrating for users. Microsoft has since resolved this – and if you would like to manually update to the latest cumulative update – head here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3081444
Samsung Note5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ have been revealed – And they are beautiful. Pioneers in the “phablet” area, Samsung have definitely created amazing Android handsets. If you want to see them in all their glory check out this link: http://www.cnet.com/au/products/samsung-galaxy-note-5/ & http://www.cnet.com/au/products/samsung-galaxy-s6-edge-plus/. If you are interested – let us know… Tropical Business Solutions sell Samsung Mobile Phones & Tablets.
Ashley Madison Website Hack… The dating website for extra marital affairs has had its data extracted from the site and released to the internet exposing names and contact details of all its users (some 33 million). As law suits start to form against the company for letting extremely sensitive information be taken from the company (especially given the nature of the website)... It goes to show that trust with companies and their digital store of client’s data is critical to business – especially when your whole business is built on that trust and discretion. Is your companies data as secure as it could be? And could your business survive if any of its data got out?
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