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GitHub was bought by Microsoft

Microsoft owns GitHub

Probably the most important news of the past week was the purchase of GitHub by Microsoft. It could be a total impossible step few years ago, however reality is different now - Microsoft supports open source and, according to its director, Satya Nadella, intends to continue and the GitHub should remain an independent project. Microsoft has paid $ 7.5 billion. More information




AMD prepares Threadripper 2

Do you wonder, why Intel rushed with its 28-core CPU Skylake XCC? The reason is simple. AMD is preparing a new generation of Threadripper processors that will have even 32 cores. And that's not all, AMD boosted its dominance by the introduction of the new 7-nm technology in CPU Radeon and 32GB in HBM2 memory, as well. More information


LibreOffice is now available for Haiku OS

LibreOffice has new version

Fans of BeOS can be happy. The LibreOffice was also introduced for the successor project of this system, Haiku OS. It is not official, nor final version and therefore minor errors could be expected. However, it is largely functional and move possibilities of this system to practical use. More information







Security news


Malware VPNFilter also attacks another routers

We have a bad news for all network specialists. Compared to the original information, VPNFilter malware, which has attacked more than half a million routers in recent months, also attacks ASUS, D-Link, Huawei, Ubiquiti, UPVEL and ZTE. The list of threatened devices was increased from 16 to 71. More information


Beware of Drupal

Are you Drupal user? Then be careful about Druppalgeddon2. It is not something new, but this vulnerability still affects more than 115,000 Drupal installations. The problem concerning version 7 and 8. More information



News from Coolhousing

News from Coolhousing


New offer of dedicated servers

New dedicated server offer


Coolhousing Datacenter comes with a brand new offer of HPE and SuperMicro dedicated servers. If you look for mailserver, storage or performed server for virtualization, dedicated servers from Coolhousing will entirely satisfied your demand. More information




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