Operating System Archive

AMD And Microsoft Release Spectre Fixes

The latest patches include operating system and processor microcode updates to protect users from Spectre Variant 2 AMD and Microsoft have released microcode and operating system updates that add protections against the Spectre attacks for Windows systems with AMD processors. When the Meltdown and Spectre attacks were disclosed

Nvidia Ends Support for 32-bit Operating Systems

Nvidia has announced that it will end support for 32-bit operating systems this month, including Windows 10. The company states: Game Ready Driver upgrades, including performance enhancements, new features, and bug fixes, will be available only on 64-bit operating systems. Critical security updates will be provided for

Google publishes documentation explaining the Fuchsia Operating System

You’ve probably seen mentions of the Fuchsia operating system here and there since it has been in development for almost 2 years. It’s Google’s not-so-secretive operating system which many speculate will eventually replace Android. We’ve seen it grow from a barely functional mock-up UI in an app form to a


As someone who has been working in IT in one way or another for most of my life, I have had the chance to see firsthand just how much the concept of an operating system has evolved over the last 30-plus years. Today’s operating systems barely even

Corda blockchain operating system for financial markets

R3 is developing a blockchain-platformed operating system called Corda. A 100-plus member consortium of banks, regulators and technology partners are developing Corda and are led by blockchain tech start-up R3 CEV. Corda is an open source blockchain project, designed for business from the start. Only Corda allows you to build


Chinatown Bureau’s Paul Miser and Marie Berry Credit: Chinatown Bureau A pair of WPP expats have their way, agencies and marketers of the future will use an “operating system” that’s as integral to the creative process as Snow Leopard is to a MacBook Pro. Paul Miser and Marie Berry,

Most popular operating systems on desktop and mobile

The latest data from NetMarketShare shows that Windows 7 remains comfortably ahead of Windows 10 on desktop PCs. Its March 2018 statistics also showed that iOS 11.2 and Android 7.0 are the most popular mobile operating systems, with 20.93% and 20.41% market share respectively. Android 8.0 has also gained

What Is Fuchsia, Google’s New Operating System?

Fuchsia a totally new operating system, currently in the very early stages of development at Google. How does it differ from Android and Chrome, and might it replace either one? Let’s break it down. What Is This Thing? Fuchsia first popped up on the tech world’s radar

Mellanox Introduces Next Generation Ethernet Network Operating System

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, March 8, 2018 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the release of Mellanox Onyx – the industry-leading open and flexible Ethernet Network Operating System for

Microsoft Windows 10 S will no longer be its own operating system

Microsoft has confirmed plans to convert Windows 10 S from a dedicated operating system into an optional mode for all existing versions of Windows 10. The new Windows 10 S mode will roll out as part of the next Windows 10 update and will be a free