GOOGLE: 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. Read more
LINUX: The Shift to Linux Operating Systems for IoT. As IoT devices become more full-featured, the Operating System that drives them is shifting from Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) to Linux. Read more
MICROSOFT: Changing Its Windows 10 S Operating System into ‘S Mode’. Less than a year after introducing Microsoft Windows 10 S, a lightweight version of Microsoft’s operating system marketed to students and businesses, the company is now folding the separate systems’s main features into every version of Windows. Read more.
APPLE: Updates All of its Operating Systems to Fix App-Crashing Bug. Apple has a fix out for a bug that caused crashes on each of its platforms. The company pushed new versions of iOS, macOS and watchOS to fix the issue, which was caused when someone pasted in or received a single Indian-language character in select communications apps — most notably in iMessages, Safari and the app store. Read more.
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BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.