Tech News Recap for the Week of 05/15/17

If you had a busy week last week and need to catch up, here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 05/15/2017!

Windows 10’s next big update. VMware brings its virtual desktops to Microsoft Azure with Horizon Cloud integration. Benefits and concerns of storing PHI in the cloud. WannaCry reminds CIOs to stay on top of patching. Migration to Windows 10 to be faster than ever and more tops news this week you may have missed!

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Tech News Recap



  • Windows 10’s next big update: A new look, closer ties between PCs and smartphones, OneDrive placeholders
  • How Microsoft’s new cloud migration service takes a swing at Oracle
  • Microsoft Azure almost doubles infrastructure cloud market presence
  • VMware brings its virtual desktops to Microsoft Azure with Horizon Cloud integration
  • Microsoft to update SharePoint with deeper personalized search support
  • Migration to Windows 10 expected to be faster than ever, 85% of enterprises will start deployments by end of 2017
  • Microsoft outlines plan to take Azure beyond public cloud, towards the edge
  • Microsoft tunes Azure Cloud for SAP


  • Apple updates MacOS Sierra, with 36+ security patches & the ability for users to install Windows 10 on their Macs


  • AWS continues to lead cloud market, but rivals are closing in


  • IT experts anticipate exciting news on Citrix Cloud & Microsoft Partnership at Synergy next week


  • Benefits and concerns of storing PHI in the cloud, and if healthcare providers should do it

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  • New ransomware Jaff demands $3,700 payments
  • Microsoft issues first Windows XP patch in 3-year stymie
  • Dealing with WannaCry on Monday morning, and the days ahead
  • Microsoft just took a swipe at NSA over the WannaCry ransomware nightmare
  • Paying the WannaCry ransom will probably get you nothing, here’s why
  • Digital signature service DocuSign hacked and email addresses were stolen
  • Hacker group behind WannaCry claims to have even more attack tools, plans to release them
  • Software developer Panic has a breach, large portion of the source code to its Mac and iOS apps stolen
  • Yes, you still need endpoint malware protection
  • WannaCry reminds CIOs to stay on top of patching
  • DHS war games included scenario similar to WannaCry


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