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hardware failures

Microchips: Your PC Just Crashed? Don't Blame Microsoft

Data breaches increasingly caused by hacks, malicious attacks

arstechnica.com
A new study of data breaches has found that criminal and malicious attacks accounted for 37 percent of corporate data breaches in 2011, a six percent rise from 2010. The study, performed by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Symantec, also found that these attacks were much more costly to...
Data breaches increasingly caused by hacks, malicious attacks
The high cost of server downtime (infographic)

Microsoft comes to its senses, allows Office 2013 to move PCs

arstechnica.com
In a substantial regression from the terms offered for Office 2010, the original Office 2013 license died with your PC. You couldn't install a retail copy of Office on a new PC, even if you removed it from the old one. But after much public outcry, Microsoft has relented....
Microsoft comes to its senses, allows Office 2013 to move PCs

Apple may pair next Mac Pro with NVIDIA's Kepler video

www.electronista.com
Apple's long-rumored Mac Pro update could signal a return to NVIDIA for graphics based on claims about production progress on Tuesday. The company had reportedly been soured based on is experience with drivers and hardware failures, MIC Gadget heard. Instead, it would use NVIDIA's Kepler hardware, although which exact parts...
Apple may pair next Mac Pro with NVIDIA's Kepler video
IT Disasters Rarely Involve Fire Or Hail. But Beware Disk Crashes

At 28, Few Tech Titans Could Hold a Candle To Zuck

allthingsd.com
It’s a big week for Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook, his baby of the past eight years, is expected to go public on Friday morning. He’s just coming off a cross-country road show speaking to investment banks hungry to scoop up shares of Facebook stock. And on top of it all, it’s...
At 28, Few Tech Titans Could Hold a Candle To Zuck

Microsoft analyzes over a million PC failures, results shatter enthusiast myths

www.extremetech.com
Researchers working at Microsoft have analyzed the crash data sent back to Redmond from over a million PCs. You might think that research data on PC component failure rates would be abundant given how long these devices have been in-market and the sophisticated data analytics applied to the server market...
Microsoft analyzes over a million PC failures, results shatter enthusiast myths
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