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07.29.2014 - Trend Micro Virus Definitions - 10.951.50



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07.29.2014 - Microsoft and Akamai join forces in first cybersecurity-focused accelerator in Israel



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TEL AVIV, Israel — July 29 , 2014 Microsoft Corp. and Akamai Technologies, a leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, have announced that, together with leading venture capital (VC) firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), they are working on a unique accelerator in the field of cybersecurity. The program is located at the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Tel Aviv, and interested entrepreneurs and startups can apply now at http://www.microsoftventures.com/accelerators/telaviv. Startups accepted into the program will be announced Aug. 24, 2014, and the class will run through January 2015.

“Tech startups have the potential to shape the future of cybersecurity,” said Zack Weisfeld, head of Microsoft Ventures Europe. “Akamai is the perfect partner to join Microsoft in delivering unparalleled access and value to startups joining the accelerator. Like us, Akamai is a big proponent of secure computing with a massive reach. We are eager to partner with Akamai to spur the success of cybersecurity innovation based on our respective insights and learnings gained over the years.”

This collaboration strengthens Microsoft’s already solid partnership announced a leading VC, JVP. Participants will gain professional sessions and active mentoring from JVP, which will be an active participant in the startups selection process and will offer a $1 million investment in one of the cybersecurity startups at the end of program.

The participants will also receive free tools, top-quality mentorship, and other resources designed to help them successfully grow their business. In addition to making available its respected Web-security expertise, Akamai is offering to invest up to $25,000 with each cybersecurity startup accepted into the program through the purchase of convertible notes. Mentoring and introductions to relevant partners and customers will also be offered.

“Akamai’s globally distributed computing platform was designed from day one to be as safe and secure as possible, and we have continued to make investments in this area,” said Stuart Scholly, senior vice president and general manager, Security Business Unit, Akamai. “And yet, the computer security landscape continues to evolve with new threats emerging every day. We believe that supporting security innovation, not only at Akamai, but also through promising entrepreneurs, is of true benefit to our customers and any company doing business on the Internet.”

Microsoft’s collaboration with Akamai and JVP is intended to provide startups with mentorship and market expertise that can help them accelerate their business and create breakthroughs in cybersecurity.

About Akam a i

Akamai® (Nasdaq: AKAM) is the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications. At the core of the Company's solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ providing extensive reach, coupled with first class reliability, security, visibility and expertise. Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud. To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.akamai.com or blogs.akamai.com, and follow @Akamai on Twitter.

About Jerusalem Venture Partners

Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) is a leading Israeli venture capital firm dedicated to building world class companies. With a 20 year track record spanning over a hundred investments, JVP is also viewed as Israel’s largest early stage cyber security investor having built up such companies as CyberArk Software, Navajo Systems (acquired by SalesForce), Magnifire (acquired by F5 Networks), as well as numerous originating from the firms JVP Cyber Labs, the first cyber security incubator in Israel.

About Microsoft Ventures

Microsoft Ventures is a global initiative to help entrepreneurs build great companies. Working with startups at every stage of maturity, the initiative provides tools, resources and expertise to help startups succeed. Visit Microsoft Ventures at http://www.microsoftventures.com to learn more about how Microsoft is helping the next generation of smart companies take flight.

About Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

Note to editors: For more information, news and perspectives from Microsoft, please visit the Microsoft News Center at http://www.microsoft.com/news. Web links, telephone numbers and titles were correct at time of publication, but may have changed. For additional assistance, journalists and analysts may contact Microsoft’s Rapid Response Team or other appropriate contacts listed at http://www.microsoft.com/news/contactpr.mspx.

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07.29.2014 - Logitech Receives Extension from SIX Swiss Exchange for Publishing FY 2014 Annual Report



View Logitech-Press related news. Dateline City: LAUSANNE, Switzerland LAUSANNE, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Logitech International (SIX:LOGN) (Nasdaq:LOGI) today announced that the SIX Swiss Exchange has granted the Company an extension – until August 29, 2014 – for publishing and submitting its Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2014. Logitech’s Annual Report was previously scheduled to be published by July 31, 2014. Language: English Contact: Logitech InternationalJoe GreenhalghVice President, Investor Relations – USA510-713-4430orNancy MorrisonCorporate Communications – USA510-713-4948orLaura ScorzaSr. Public Relations Manager – Europe+41-(0) 21-863-5336 Ticker Slug: Ticker: LOGN Exchange: SWX Ticker: LOGI Exchange: NASDAQ read more
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07.28.2014 - MS14-036 - Critical: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2967487) - Version: 1.2



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Revision Note: V1.2 (July 28, 2014): Corrected the update replacements for the Windows Vista (Windows GDI+) (2957503) update and the Windows Server 2008 (Windows GDI+) (2957503) update. This is an informational change only.
Summary: This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Lync. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted file or webpage. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
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07.28.2014 - McAfee Virus Definitions - DAT Version 7513



View McAfee related news. Virus definition, or DAT, files contain up-to-date virus signatures and other information that our anti-virus products use to protect your computer against thousands of computer viruses and other potentially harmful software in circulation. Hundreds of new threats appear each month. Every week, we release new DAT files. We also release new DAT files when any threat is assessed by AVERT to have a medium or higher risk.
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07.28.2014 - Logitech Announces Affordable UC Headset Designed for Comfort



View Logitech-Press related news. Dateline City: NEWARK, Calif. New Logitech USB Headset H570e Delivers Enterprise-Quality Audio and Premium Features for Business NEWARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) introduced the new Logitech USB Headset H570e, designed for all-day comfort, ease of use, and reliability, at an affordable price. Compatible with most unified communication (UC) platforms, the enterprise-quality H570e headset is stylish with unmatched features in its category, enhancing the UC and collaboration experience in the workplace. Language: English Contact: LogitechAnn Finnie510-713-5854afinnie@logitech.com Ticker Slug: Ticker: LOGN Exchange: SWX Ticker: LOGI Exchange: NASDAQ read more
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07.28.2014 - Etherios Achieves Salesforce Fullforce Master Program Certification for Salesforce1 Service Cloud



View RealWire related news. Etherios taps into the power of salesforce.com's social, mobile and connected cloud technologies to help accelerate business transformation for companies using Service Cloud July 28, 2014 - Etherios, a division of Digi International and a Platinum Cloud Alliance Partner of salesforce.com, announced it is an inaugural member of the Salesforce Fullforce Masters Program which recognises partners with proven expertise delivering industry and cloud-specific services and solutions for customers. Etherios was selected to join this elite... Source: RealWire
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07.28.2014 - Final call for startup savings and chance to win part of $1million valued prize pot: Tech Trailblazers Awards early-bird deadline Thursday 31st July



View RealWire related news. Final deadline for all entries is August 29thLONDON, UK - July 28th 2014 - The Tech Trailblazers Awards early bird rates close at midnight Pacific time this Thursday, leaving enterprise tech startups with just a few days to make savings on their awards submissions fee. The discounted rate of $250 for the first entry and just $100 for any subsequent submissions means that entrants make attractive savings, especially when submitting multiple entries. With stacks of... Source: RealWire
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07.28.2014 - Microsoft expands program to offer transitioning service members training for tech jobs



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REDMOND, Wash. — July 28, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced that its Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA), a 16-week program that provides IT training to eligible U.S. active-duty transitioning service members, is now operating at Camp Pendleton in California and Fort Hood in Texas. The program was first launched in 2013 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington, where a third class is now benefiting from the program.

With the addition of Camp Pendleton and Fort Hood, the MSSA is now assisting transitioning service members at two of the five largest military installations in the country, as well as the major Marine Corps base on the West Coast. With the expansion, nearly 90 service members are benefiting from or have already completed the MSSA.

On the heels of Monday’s announcement, a ceremony will occur at Fort Hood where 10 service members who just completed the first MSSA class at the base will be recognized for their achievement. Officials from Fort Hood, Microsoft and Launch Consulting, a veteran-owned, veteran-operated technology consulting firm administering the program, will be on hand to congratulate them.

“These military bases are home to some of the most talented, dedicated professionals our country has to offer,” said Microsoft Vice President of Military Affairs Chris Cortez. “We’ve expanded our program because we want more transitioning service members to have the opportunity to pursue rewarding careers at Microsoft and other technology companies.”

In the 16-week course, participants are taught by professors from Saint Martin’s University in Washington and Central Texas College, using a customized Microsoft IT Academy curriculum. Microsoft employees volunteer as mentors by connecting to the class through Lync and Skype. Through interactive lessons and mock interviews, participants receive training to help prepare them for the final step: the opportunity to interview at Microsoft.

Microsoft is focused on providing service members with opportunities for training and employment as they seek new careers. It operates a careers website, We Still Serve, with tips and resources for job seekers, a list of Microsoft job opportunities, and connections with Microsoft employees who are veterans. Microsoft also participates in the 100,000 Jobs Mission, the Student Veterans of America Success Corps and Hire America’s Heroes.

“Training programs like the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy offer excellent opportunities for our transitioning service members,” said Command Sgt. Maj. Douglas R. Gault, U.S. Garrison Fort Hood. “The beauty of programs like this is they develop the necessary skills that complement the talents of our service members while they are still in the Army — skills that translate into real job opportunities before they transition into civilian life. I would encourage any company that is looking for tough, hard-working, dedicated employees who demonstrate leadership to consider hiring our transitioning soldiers.”

“I applaud the leadership at bases in three states, including Texas, for supporting a program that prepares transitioning members of the Armed Forces to begin rewarding careers in the technology sector,” said Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas. “In the Senate, we share the desire to help these bright men and women translate their skills, aptitude and military experience into high-tech careers in the private sector.”

The MSSA is part of Microsoft YouthSpark, the company’s global initiative to help young people gain the critical technology skills required for today’s jobs. Microsoft’s establishment of the MSSA was made possible by the 2011 VOW to Hire Heroes Act. The bill allows service members to begin the employment process before their separation from the military to facilitate a seamless transition to other jobs.

“We supported the Vow to Hire Heroes Act because so many of America’s heroes are transitioning from the military due to the drawdown from our engagements in Afghanistan and Iraq,” said Congressman John Carter, R-Texas. “Many service members already have what major technology employers need — leadership experience and an aptitude for complex problem-solving — and simply need to sharpen their technical skills. We hope to see more technology companies support a model like MSSA to help transitioning service members apply their many skills to the private sector.”

For eligibility requirements, service members should contact the education centers at participating bases or visit WeStillServe.com/MSSA for general guidelines. About Microsoft Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

About Launch Consulting Group Launch CG is a division of Direct Technology, a leading veteran-owned and operated technology consulting firm that fulfills the promise of technology. Veteran owned and operated since 1996, they are on a mission to employ 1000 veterans in high-tech, high-skill, and high-trajectory careers. Note to editors: For more information, news and perspectives from Microsoft, please visit the Microsoft News Center at http://www.microsoft.com/news. Web links, telephone numbers and titles were correct at time of publication, but may have changed. For additional assistance, journalists and analysts may contact Microsoft’s Media Relations team or other appropriate contacts listed at http://www.microsoft.com/news/contactpr.mspx.

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07.28.2014 - HGI Sets Out Business Requirements for Media Gateway



View RealWire related news. Landmark document looks at five use cases which demonstrate vision of interoperable smart home28 July 2014 HGI, a leading organisation which is shaping the way IP services are delivered, has today set out new high-level Broadband Service Provider (BSP) business requirements for a Media Gateway as it continues in its quest to build a technology-agnostic smart home ecosystem. The Media Gateway builds on the Home Gateway, adding functions that are traditionally located in a set-top... Source: RealWire
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07.28.2014 - Xytron warns of DIY data recovery, opening hard drives in non clean room conditions



View RealWire related news. Hereford, 28 July 2014 - Xytron Ltd, a leading data recovery services company, reports today that many consumers and businesses are attempting DIY retrieval of their data to failed media and physically opening the disk enclosure in non clean room conditions, thus compounding any potential recovery. Further to this it has been noted that the PCBs (Printed Circuit Board) are also being replaced in an attempt to gain access to data.All magnetic storage media are... Source: RealWire
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07.28.2014 - Information Builders Wins Best in Biz International Award 2014



View RealWire related news. BI Provider Honoured for Exemplary Worldwide Customer Support Services New York, NY - July 28, 2014 - Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced that the company has been honoured with a silver Best in Biz International Award in the Support Department of the Year category. This recognition speaks to Information Builders' dedication to providing top-level support services to complement its advanced BI and analytics... Source: RealWire
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07.28.2014 - Trend Micro Virus Definitions - 10.949.50



View Trendmicro related news. The Official Pattern Release or OPR is Trend Micro's latest compilation of patterns for identified viruses. It is guaranteed to have passed a series of critical tests to ensure that customers get optimum protection from the latest virus threats.
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07.27.2014 - McAfee Virus Definitions - DAT Version 7512



View McAfee related news. Virus definition, or DAT, files contain up-to-date virus signatures and other information that our anti-virus products use to protect your computer against thousands of computer viruses and other potentially harmful software in circulation. Hundreds of new threats appear each month. Every week, we release new DAT files. We also release new DAT files when any threat is assessed by AVERT to have a medium or higher risk.
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07.27.2014 - Trend Micro Virus Definitions - 10.947.50



View Trendmicro related news. The Official Pattern Release or OPR is Trend Micro's latest compilation of patterns for identified viruses. It is guaranteed to have passed a series of critical tests to ensure that customers get optimum protection from the latest virus threats.
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07.26.2014 - McAfee Virus Definitions - DAT Version 7511



View McAfee related news. Virus definition, or DAT, files contain up-to-date virus signatures and other information that our anti-virus products use to protect your computer against thousands of computer viruses and other potentially harmful software in circulation. Hundreds of new threats appear each month. Every week, we release new DAT files. We also release new DAT files when any threat is assessed by AVERT to have a medium or higher risk.
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07.26.2014 - Trend Micro Virus Definitions - 10.945.50



View Trendmicro related news. The Official Pattern Release or OPR is Trend Micro's latest compilation of patterns for identified viruses. It is guaranteed to have passed a series of critical tests to ensure that customers get optimum protection from the latest virus threats.
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07.25.2014 - McAfee Virus Definitions - DAT Version 7510



View McAfee related news. Virus definition, or DAT, files contain up-to-date virus signatures and other information that our anti-virus products use to protect your computer against thousands of computer viruses and other potentially harmful software in circulation. Hundreds of new threats appear each month. Every week, we release new DAT files. We also release new DAT files when any threat is assessed by AVERT to have a medium or higher risk.
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07.25.2014 - Autologic Drives Growth With Appointment Of First Chief Technology Officer And New European Sales Director



View RealWire related news. David Walters joins as CTO of leading automotive diagnostics provider to help shape delivery of its multi-channel, multi-device strategy.James Bagan comes onboard to accelerate European Sales growth. 25 JULY 2014 - Wheatley, Oxfordshire. Autologic Diagnostics today announced the appointment of David Walters as its first Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and James Bagan as its European Sales Director. Walters joins Autologic to steer the technical development of the company's next generation of multi-channel automotive diagnostic software... Source: RealWire
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07.25.2014 - European ISV Convention 2015 announced by IT Europa



View RealWire related news. Leading European ISVs and Solution Providers to meet in London - March 2015(London, 25 July 2014) IT Europa announced today that it will be staging the eighth annual European ISV Convention on 25 March 2015 in London. The event will bring together leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) with hardware, software and service organisations to explore and address the issues affecting the development of the IT Industry in Europe and to develop and strengthen partnerships aimed... Source: RealWire
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07.25.2014 - Trend Micro Virus Definitions - 10.943.50



View Trendmicro related news. The Official Pattern Release or OPR is Trend Micro's latest compilation of patterns for identified viruses. It is guaranteed to have passed a series of critical tests to ensure that customers get optimum protection from the latest virus threats.
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07.24.2014 - PHP 5.5.15 is released



View PHP related news. The PHP Development Team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.15. This release fixes several bugs against PHP 5.5.14. All PHP users are encouraged to upgrade to this new version.For source downloads of PHP 5.5.15, please visit our downloads page. Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.
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07.24.2014 - PHP 5.4.31 Released



View PHP related news. The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.31. Over 10 bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version. For source downloads of PHP 5.4.31 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.
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07.24.2014 - McAfee Virus Definitions - DAT Version 7509



View McAfee related news. Virus definition, or DAT, files contain up-to-date virus signatures and other information that our anti-virus products use to protect your computer against thousands of computer viruses and other potentially harmful software in circulation. Hundreds of new threats appear each month. Every week, we release new DAT files. We also release new DAT files when any threat is assessed by AVERT to have a medium or higher risk.
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07.24.2014 - Replify are Moving!



View Replify related news. With more and more small to medium businesses (SMB) moving to the cloud (and Replify is no different), it means moving is much easier - no hardware to lug around - your applications are always on. The only disadvantage of the cloud can be slower access as your applications might be in a different continent!
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07.24.2014 - NYU Explores Frontier of Data Science, Joins More Than a Dozen New CUDA Centers



View NVIDIA related news. The amount of data in the world is growing exponentially. Hard-drive and cloud storage capacity is on a similar trajectory. Internet speeds keep increasing. There’s only one problem: the human brain can hardly keep up. That’s where “deep learning” comes in. Soon, most of the world’s knowledge will live in machines. And these machines –… Read More
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07.24.2014 - PostgreSQL 9.4 Beta 2 Released



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The PostgreSQL Global Development Group has made available the second beta release of PostgreSQL 9.4. This beta contains previews of all of the features which will be available in version 9.4, plus corrections for many of the issues discovered by users who tested 9.4 Beta 1. Please download, test, and report what you find.

Among the changes made since 9.4 Beta 1 are:

  • Fix handling of two-phase commit and prepared statements for logical decoding
  • Multiple fixes for bugs in pg_recvlogical
  • Change slot handling logic for replication slots
  • Add support for BSD and e2fsprogs UUID libraries.
  • Multiple jsonb bug fixes
  • Remove use_json_as_text options from json functions
  • Make json_build_* functions STABLE instead of IMMUTABLE
  • Prevent ALTER SYSTEM from changing the data directory
  • Prevent autovacuum-related crash
  • Many documentation improvements and changes

Beta 2 includes changes to pg_control and to the system catalogs. As such, users who have been testing Beta 1 will need to upgrade in order to test Beta 2. We suggest using pg_upgrade for this upgrade in order to test that as well.

For a full listing of the features in version 9.4 Beta, please see the release notes. Additional descriptions and notes on the new features are available on the 9.4 Features Wiki Page.

We depend on our community to help test the next version in order to guarantee that it is high-performance and bug-free. Please download PostgreSQL 9.4 Beta 2 and try it with your workloads and applications as soon as you can, and give feedback to the PostgreSQL developers. Features and APIs in Beta 2 will not change substantially before final release, so it is now safe to start building applications against the new features. More information on how to test and report issues

Get the PostgreSQL 9.4 Beta 2, including binaries and installers for Windows, Linux and Mac from our download page.

Full documentation of the new version is available online, and also installs with PostgreSQL.

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07.24.2014 - PostgreSQL updates 9.3.5, 9.2.9, 9.1.14, 9.0.18, and 8.4.22 released



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The PostgreSQL Global Development Group has released an update to all supported version of the database system, including versions 9.3.5, 9.2.9, 9.1.14, 9.0.18, and 8.4.22. This minor release fixes a number of issues discovered and reported by users over the last four months, including some data corruption issues, and is the last update of version 8.4. Users of version 9.3 will want to update at the earliest opportunity; users of version 8.4 will want to schedule an upgrade to a supported PostgreSQL version.

Among the notable issues fixed in this release are:

PostgreSQL 9.3 and pg_upgrade: Users who upgraded to version 9.3 using pg_upgrade may have an issue with transaction information which causes VACUUM to eventually fail. These users should run the script provided in the release notes to determine if their installation is affected, and then take the remedy steps outlined there.

PostgreSQL 9.3 crash recovery: Three issues which could compromise data integrity during crash recovery on master or standby servers in PostgreSQL 9.3 have been fixed.

GIN and GiST indexes: Three issues with GIN and GiST indexes, used for PostGIS and full text indexing, can cause corruption or incorrect query responses. Any indexes on bit or bit varying columns should be rebuilt following the instructions in the release notes.

Security during make check: The insecure socket permissions during "make check", reported in a previous security announcement, have now been fixed.

With this release, version 8.4 is now End-of-Life (EOL), per our Versioning Policy. This means that no additional updates will be released for version 8.4, and users should plan to upgrade to a later version very soon.

In addition the above, this update release includes the following fixes which affect multiple PostgreSQL versions:

  • Fix race condition with concurrent tuple updating
  • Prevent "could not find pathkey item to sort" planner error
  • Properly optimize subqueries with set-returning functions
  • Repair planner regression in optimizing AND/OR NULL
  • Fix planner handling of VARIADIC functions
  • Make json_populate_recordset handle nested JSON properly
  • Prevent corruption of TOAST values when creating complex types
  • Prevent "record type has not been registered" query error
  • Fix a possible crash condition with functions and rewinding cursors
  • Patch three memory leaks
  • Fix row checks for rows deleted by subtransactions
  • Change how pg_stat_activity displays sessions during PREPARE TRANSACTION
  • Prevent multixact ID corruption during VACUUM FULL
  • Fix indentation when displaying complex view definitions
  • Fix client hostname lookup in pg_hba.conf
  • Fix libpython linking on OSX
  • Avoid buffer bloat in libpq
  • Fix an issue with dumping materialized views
  • Fix pg_upgrade's handling of multixact IDs
  • Make sure that pgcrypto clears sensitive information from memory
  • Time zone updates for Crimea, Egypt, and Morocco

Four Windows-specific fixes are included in this release:

  • Prevent tablespace creation recovery errors
  • Fix detection of socket failures
  • Allow users to change parameters after startup
  • Properly quote executable names so they don't fail

A few of the issues above require post-update steps to be carried out by affected users. Please see the release notes for details.

As with other minor releases, users are not required to dump and reload their database or use pg_upgrade in order to apply this update release; you may simply shut down PostgreSQL and update its binaries. Users who have skipped multiple update releases may need to perform additional post-update steps; see the Release Notes for details.

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07.24.2014 - European Leaders appoints former Google global director to lead talent development team



View RealWire related news. 24th July 2014, London: Part of an expansion drive by the tech executive search and development specialist that includes more major hires, the opening of a Germany base and a new global headquarters.Stephan Thoma has joined European Leaders from Google to lead the talent development division that will further improve the performance of Europe's tech companies.Thoma was previously Global Director of Learning & Development at Google, where he led the team that developed Google's talent... Source: RealWire
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07.24.2014 - Microsoft announces winners and finalists of 2014 Sales Achievement program



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REDMOND, Wash. — July 29, 2014 Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced the winners and finalists of the Sales Achievement program. Winners and finalists were recognized at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2014, the company’s annual event for industry partners, July 13–17 in Washington, D.C. The Sales Achievement program recognizes global Microsoft partners for achieving exceptional sales results in fiscal year 2014.

“Partners that won this year’s Sales Achievement recognition have demonstrated extraordinary commitment in transforming their businesses to support customers worldwide with Microsoft technology,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. “As customers’ needs evolved, these partners made the right investments to grow their businesses with Microsoft and are now well-positioned to take advantage of new opportunities in fiscal year 2015 and beyond.”

Categories, winners and finalists appear below:

Azure Sales Achievement
Winner: Softbank
Finalists: ATEA and NEC Corp.

Cloud LSP Sales Achievement
Co-Winners: Insight Enterprises and SoftwareONE
Finalist: Bytes Technology Group

Corporate Accounts LSP Sales Achievement
Winner: Crayon
Finalists: Comparex and PC Connection

EPG Global ISV Sales Achievement
Winner: Redknee
Finalist: Jeppesen, A Boeing Company

EPG System Integrators Sales Achievement
Winner: Hewlett-Packard Company
Finalist: Dimension Data

Office 365 Sales Achievement
Winner: CDW LLC
Finalists: Adelior France and Phoenix Software Ltd.

OEM MNA Sales Achievement
Winner: Fujitsu
Finalists: Dell and Panasonic

OEM Named Sales Achievement
Winner: Trigem
Finalists: Seiko Epson and Wortmann

SMB Distribution Sales Achievement
Winner: Tech Data Europe
Finalists: ComPortal and Synnex, US

SMB RESELLER Sales Achievement
Winner: PERSPICUITY
Finalists: CCB and Palmetto Technology Group

About the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference provides Microsoft’s partner community the opportunity to interact with leaders from around the globe: innovative partners, Microsoft team members and tech visionaries. Partners have access to key marketing and business strategies, leadership, and information regarding specific customer solutions designed to help partners succeed in the marketplace. Along with informative learning opportunities covering sales, marketing, services and technology, the Worldwide Partner Conference is an ideal setting for to network with thousands of partners from across the world. Attendees come from over 150 countries and represent many of the most successful, top-tier Microsoft partners. More information can be found at http://www.digitalwpc.com.

About Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

Note to editors: For more information, news and perspectives from Microsoft, please visit the Microsoft News Center at http://www.microsoft.com/news. Web links, telephone numbers and titles were correct at time of publication, but may have changed. For additional assistance, journalists and analysts may contact Microsoft’s Rapid Response Team or other appropriate contacts listed at http://www.microsoft.com/news/contactpr.mspx.

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