The bad boy of global telecommunications networking is many things, but ZTE is first and foremost a supplier of carrier equipment to telcos -- that means base stations and core networking, not handsets. With the fate of the company appearing to rest in the hands and whims of the Trump administration, let's take a closer look into what ZTE does. Carrier networks are really its thing If you poke around the 440-odd pages in the latest annual report [PDF] from ZTE, it lays out exactly where the company gets its money. The company breaks itself down to three divisions -- carriers' networks, government and corporate business, and consumer -- each of which do what they say on the tin. Out of the 109 billion yuan in revenue, or around $17 billion, for its 2017 fiscal year, carriers' networks made 64 billion yuan, consumer accounted for 35 billion yuan, and government and corporate brought in 10 billion yuan. Profitability in each segment tells the real story of the … [Read more...] about Dissecting ZTE: What it is and what it wants to be
vboss000 said: clutchc said: First off... if you have a A6-7400K installed now, your board has a FM2+ socket. The FX-6300 takes a AM3+ socket. It won't fit or work.my motherboard is the asus 68hm-plus. Are you sure it still won't work? Yup, that's an FM2+ motherboard. You cannot use any AM3+ CPUs with it. There is no motherboard in existence, nor was there ever or will ever be, a motherboard that can run an A6-7400K and an FX-6300. … [Read more...] about GT 1030 + A6-7400K duo core processssor
True to form, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Saturday night, revealing preliminary specs and pricing for the company's hotly awaited Model 3 dual-motor all-wheel-drive and performance versions.While horsepower and torque have not yet been revealed, Musk says the new standard dual-motor all-wheel-drive Model 3 will hit 60 mph in 4.5 seconds and run to 140 mph. The second motor, which brings with it AWD, will cost an extra $5,000. The dual-motor all-electric compact sedan will have a total driving range of 310 miles, the same as the current long-range, big-battery Model 3 equipped with a single motor. According to Tesla, today's mono-motor, rear-wheel-drive model hits 60 mph in as little as 5.1 seconds.Of special note to driving enthusiasts, a second, higher-power dual-motor, AWD performance model will also be available, featuring a brisk 3.5-second 0-60 mph time, a 155-mph top speed and the same 310 miles of range. Those numbers suggests that the high-end Model 3 will … [Read more...] about Tesla Model 3 dual motor, AWD, performance version specs revealed by Elon Musk
How Luxury Brands Handle Digital Security and IT Challenges For luxury brands in fashion, auto, and design, few things are more important than cyber security. It’s one of the most pressing issues on the IT front. However, very few brands are adequately prepared. The Top Digital Security and IT Challenges Luxury brands face a number of unique challenges in the business world. They typically find themselves handling larger than average transactions and frequently work with high-status customers. And because of the aura surrounding the brand name, these companies often have invisible targets on their backs. As an owner, manager, executive, or IT director for a luxury brand, it’s imperative that you understand the risks you face and implement proactive steps and procedures that allow you to protect the identity and integrity of your brand. With all of that being said, let’s take a look at some of the top digital security and IT challenges your brand may face … [Read more...] about For Luxury Brands, Cyber Security is a Big Deal
In the IT department, security often takes center stage. You probably wake up in the morning and go to sleep in the evening thinking about it. But the chances are, you’re not taking physical security as seriously as you should. It’s time to start paying better attention. Five Tips for Better Physical Security There was a time when physical security was the single most important concern for a company. When you discussed a security strategy, business owners automatically assumed you were talking about locks, cameras, and access control. Then came the explosion of the Internet and the rise of the IT department. Over the past few decades, the primary emphasis in terms of security has been on barring cyber attacks, viruses, and other malicious online behavior. Undeniably important though this is, it’s unfortunately removed physical security from the picture for many firms. Now is in fact the time to circle back and make sure you’re paying sufficient attention to … [Read more...] about How Can IT Departments Take Physical Security Seriously?