You may think you’re new to Linux, but you’re really not. There are 3.74 billion global internet users, and all of them use Linux in some way since Linux servers power 90% of the internet. Most modern routers run Linux or Unix, and the TOP500 supercomputers also rely on Linux. If you own an Android smartphone, your operating system …

Tech industry shipments are expected to suffer significantly for Q1 2020, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, a comprehensive analysis from TrendForce reveals.   Using the COVID-19 data as of 14 February, Trendforce investigated the impact of the outbreak in various tech industries. Here’s what they found. Industries where COVID-19 impacts the most Smartwatch shipments are …

The five most powerful companies among the 500 largest companies in the United States are all tech companies. This is according to the S&P 500 Index as of February 11.   Highlights The total valuation of the S&P 500 companies amounts to around $ 27 trillion. With a market valuation of US$ 1.42 trillion, Microsoft …

Internet crime has gained the most number of victims and the largest amount of dollar losses in the year 2019. This is according to the data collected by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Centre (IC3) included in their 2019 Internet Crime Report. Highlights In 2019 alone, Americans who filed a complaint in the IC3 lost …

There are now more than 350,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus dubbed COVID-19 by the World Health Organization, and the disease has caused at least 15,000 deaths worldwide (data updated as of March 23, 2020). The impact of the virus is now reaching way beyond public health: China is at the heart of global manufacturing, …

Microsoft continues to gain strength in its Intelligent Cloud segment for the quarter that ended on December 31, 2019. This is according to the reported figures from the company’s January 29 press release. Massive growth, numerous achievements According to Microsoft, the revenue coming from the Intelligent Cloud segment reached US$ 11.9 billion last quarter. This …

The explosive growth of digital connectivity brought responsive, convenient, and personalized services to consumers. However, it has also brought new ways to fool people, to steal someone’s identity, and to misuse personal data. To reduce the risk of such harmful activities, organizations implement checkpoints in websites and applications to verify the identity of those who …

Huawei attained a record-breaking US$122 billion in revenue in 2019, according a message by Huawei’s rotating chairman Eric Xu. This revenue obtained by Huawei is an 18% increase when compared to that of 2018. A total of 240 million Huawei handsets were sold worldwide in 2019, up by 36 million units from 2018.   “These …

Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announced today that it created a human resources development program focused on digital transformation for Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. As digital transformation is increasingly attracting attention, noted in the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s 2018 report, DX Report: Overcoming of ‘2025 Digital Cliff’ Involving …

An estimated 26.6% of the world population still uses Windows 7 as their desktop operating system, Net Marketshare reports.   End of support Now more than a decade since its release, Microsoft finally cut support for Windows 7 last January 14. This means that none of these things will be provided anymore: Security updates Software …