Tech Round-up: 6/11/12-6/15/12

By Gotham
Posted in Virtualization
On June 15, 2012

  • CNN: Todd Park, the White House's new CTO, on the federal government’s tech agenda: go mobile, open data, buy smarter: http://bit.ly/L0EUwW
  • CRN: Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services could allow hackers to execute code, assume control of the machine: http://bit.ly/MWfVJD
  • ZDNet: Forrester study finds 53% of employees use their own devices for work, predicts BYOD will be standard policy in 36 months: http://zd.net/Lbi8Sv
  • ITWorld: 64-bit operating systems, virtualization software vulnerable to privilege escalation attacks on Intel CPUs: http://bit.ly/L7iAQA
  • ZDNet: Microsoft raises alert for IE, RDP flaws; provides cover for remote code execution vulnerabilities: http://zd.net/Lk5v4y
  • InformationWeek: Microsoft TechEd: Win8's built-in hypervisor can be used to test software on old and new versions of the OS: http://bit.ly/Lk6Ok7
  • Windows IT Pro: TechEd 2012: Microsoft ushers in 'Cloud OS Era', highlights Windows Server 2012 RC, new Azure features: http://bit.ly/OqZTqD
  • CNET: 900,000 new Android devices are activated each day, up from December's 700,000: http://bit.ly/N2Z9Lk
  • InfoWorld: Microsoft extends Visual Studio Express 2012 to desktop applications: http://bit.ly/My8bcM