Month: September 2017

Extreme Networks’ MoJo to outdo Cisco, HPE: CEO Ed Meyercord

A year ago, Extreme Networks started its hyper acquisition spree with Zebra Wireless LAN. The networking giant since then bought the networking division of Avaya and Brocade’s datacenter networking business. CIO India had an exclusive interaction with Ed Meyercord, president and CEO, Extreme Networks on his India visit. Ed elaborating on tech M&A and competitive …

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UK ISP BT Start Free FTTC Infinity 1 Broadband Speed Boost up to 76Mbps

Existing customers of BT’s 52Mbps (9.5Mbps upload) capable Infinity 1 (FTTC) “fibre broadband” service will be pleased to learn that the ISP has decided to reward them with a free speed boost ‘up to’ 76Mbps (19Mbps upload) and a doubling of their cloud storage, but not everybody will benefit. A number of BT’s Infinity 1 …

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Is wireless charging bad for your smartphone?

With Apple finally bringing native wireless charging to its iPhone lineup, the technology will become far more widely adopted, both among consumers and within corporations. Apple chose to use the Qi specification, which uses inductive charging technology, for its iPhone 8 and iPhone X lineup of smartphones. Samsung committed to the same specification for its …

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How to update your PC’s BIOS

A tiny BIOS chip lurks inside every computer, sitting on your motherboard to breathe life into your system when you press the power button. It not only powers your PC, but helps protect it, too—as Duo Security’s recent report on Apple macOS attacks points out BIOS stands for basic input and output system, and the …

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Introducing Cloudflare Workers: Run Javascript Service Workers at the Edge

TL;DR: You’ll soon be able to deploy Javascript to Cloudflare’s edge, written against an API similar to Service Workers. Try writing a Worker in the playground » Introduction Every technology, when sufficiently complicated, becomes programmable. You see this everywhere, but as a lifelong gamer, my personal favorite example is probably graphics cards. In the ’90s, …

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Virgin Media UK Discounts Standalone 50-300Mbps Cable Broadband Prices

Cable network Virgin Media has today cut the prices of their 50Mbps to 300Mbps range of standalone broadband packages for the first 12 months of service. At the same time they’ve also tweaked the prices on their dual and triple-play (i.e. broadband, TV and phone) bundles. All new customers are subject to a 12 month …

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