Microsoft Pulls Spectre, Meltdown Patches for Older AMD Systems

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Microsoft has halted the distribution of patches for Spectre, Meltdown on some AMD systems due to problems with BSODs and bricked systems.

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Apple's iOS 9 now on 3 out of 4 compatible devices as adoption rates rise

Article Image In statistics shared with developers on Monday, Apple revealed distribution of the latest iOS 9 mobile operating system now stands at 75 percent, a number up 5 percent since the last check in November.

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Microsoft Rolls Its Own Linux Distro


Microsoft is building its own Linux distribution to manage cloud networks. Through the Azure Cloud Switch, or ACS, Microsoft aims to help network operators rapidly add the network features they need, while avoiding changes that would increase risk and complexity, said Kamala Subramaniam, principal architect for Azure Networking. The challenge for maintaining cloud and enterprise networks “is integrating the radically different software running on each different type of switch into a cloud-wide network management platform.”

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Apple iOS 8 distribution hits 77% as Google's Android remains bifurcated

Earlier this week, Apple released fresh statistics regarding iOS 8 distribution, showing 77 percent of devices run the latest version of its most recent operating system.



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Apple's iOS 8 now on 68% of devices as distribution growth holds steady

According to the latest statistics from Apple, distribution of company’s iOS 8 mobile operating continues to plod along and is now installed on 68 percent of iPhones and iPads registered to the iOS App Store.



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