Operating System Archive

Bracket Computing Detects Cloud OS Threats With Server Guard

In an effort to improve cloud security, Bracket Computing announced on Nov. 9 a new Server Guard functionality to provide immutable server protection for cloud deployments. Server Guard is built into Bracket Computing’s Metavisor isolation technology that separates application workloads from the cloud guest operating system. With

Baidu launches new operating system dedicated to conversational AI

Chinese search giant Baidu Inc. today officially launched a new operating system dedicated to advancing conversational artificial intelligence capabilities, as the company aims to take on similar efforts from competitors such as Google Inc. Called the “Duer OS Prometheus Project,” the operating system is a conversation-based AI platform that is

34 Years Ago, 28 Year Old Bill Gates Launched An Operating System That Made Him The World’s Richest Man Today

This story’s a modern day fairytale, the stuff of legends. One nerd who wrote some code which ended up impacting the whole wide world — before even the Internet was up and running! That’s the story of Bill Gates and Microsoft’s first truly user-friendly operating system —

Why and how you should switch to Linux

Let Ubuntu, an easy-to-use version of Linux, run your computer. Ubuntu When you start comparing computers, you probably pit Windows against macOS—but Linux rarely gets a mention. Still, this lesser-known operating system has a strong and loyal following. That’s because it offers a number of advantages over its competitors. Whether

The incredible shrinking operating system: How containers and serverless computing are changing the cloud

Mark Russinovich, CTO, Microsoft Azure. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop) Hang around enterprise computing types long enough, and you’ll wind up talking about “the stack” at some point. It’s a term used to refer to the complicated layers of software that run in modern data centers, and

Update your operating system, but you really should back it up first

Do you pay attention to the nagging popups to install updates to your computer’s operating system? Apple and Microsoft both have some pretty decent upgrades to their respective operating systems rolling out this fall and if your hardware can handle it, you really should upgrade. Why? Well,

How to Get Started with the Linux Operating System

What operating system do you use? For some, that question may as well be posed in Latin or Sanskrit. For others, it’s an invitation to have a heated debate about the benefits of GUI vs. command line, modern day UI vs. old school metaphor, the pros/cons of

The most popular operating systems for smartphones and PCs

The latest data from NetMarketShare shows that Windows 7 is still the most popular desktop operating system, with Windows 10 gaining ground. The September 2017 statistics also revealed that iOS and Android 6.0 remain the most widely-used mobile operating systems, with more devices moving to Android 7.0. Mobile OS

What is the Android operating system and what is an Android phone?

Google unveiled its new Pixel 2 devices this week (Picture: Google) Google unveiled their latest flagship phones on Wednesday: the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The new phones follow the highly successful Google Pixel phone last year, after Google rebranded their Nexus range. Android is also

Spurred by Marcel News, R/GA Announces Its Own ‘Operating System’

R/GA O.S. Credit: R/GA It can take a push to make something official. For R/GA, that push was Marcel. Publicis Groupe “has a brand, but not the capabilities, yet,” R/GA founder, Chairman and CEO Bob Greenberg says of Marcel, Publicis Groupe’s forthcoming AI-powered internal operating system. R/GA has