Juha Saarinen

Juha Saarinen has been covering the technology sector since the mid-1990s for publications around the world. He has been writing for iTnews since 2010 and also contributes to the New Zealand Herald, the Guardian and Wired's Threat Level section. He is based in Auckland, New Zealand. Google

Recent articles by Juha Saarinen

Microsoft server outage deactivates Windows licenses

Microsoft server outage deactivates Windows licenses

Win10 Pro users told they have to go Home.
Juha Saarinen Nov 9 2018, 11:18AM Software
Telstra fault takes down Eftpos and ATMs

Telstra fault takes down Eftpos and ATMs

Crash causes cashless commerce problems.
Julian Bajkowski , Juha Saarinen Nov 5 2018, 10:12AM Telco
IBM buys Red Hat in US$34b straight cash deal

IBM buys Red Hat in US$34b straight cash deal

Will be discrete unit, so channel change looks unlikely.
Juha Saarinen Oct 29 2018, 7:06AM Finance
Microsoft launches un-deployable Exchange Server

Microsoft launches un-deployable Exchange Server

Needs unavailable Windows Server 2019.
Juha Saarinen Oct 24 2018, 12:05PM Software
Wikileaks spills AWS Sydney data centre locations

Wikileaks spills AWS Sydney data centre locations

This is exactly where AWS stores data.
Juha Saarinen Oct 15 2018, 11:04AM Cloud
Google+ killed off after user data exposed

Google+ killed off after user data exposed

Up to 500,000 accounts could be affected.
Juha Saarinen Oct 9 2018, 9:44AM Digital
Mac flaw allows full admin rights without a password

Mac flaw allows full admin rights without a password

Update: Apple rushes out patch.
Juha Saarinen Nov 29 2017, 2:44PM Security
Microsoft faces fallout over VMware on Azure

Microsoft faces fallout over VMware on Azure

Microsoft's VMware on Azure stack "neither certified nor supported".
Juha Saarinen Nov 24 2017, 6:56AM Cloud
AWS, Microsoft buddy up for Gluon deep learning interface

AWS, Microsoft buddy up for Gluon deep learning interface

Cloud rivals join forces for neural networks.
Juha Saarinen Oct 13 2017, 9:59AM Cloud
Fuji Xerox kicked off NZ office supplies panel

Fuji Xerox kicked off NZ office supplies panel

As temporary suspension from all-of-government contract made formal.
Juha Saarinen Oct 3 2017, 11:24AM Printing
Microsoft reveals Office 2019

Microsoft reveals Office 2019

Standalone software suite due next year.
Juha Saarinen Sep 27 2017, 4:04PM Software
Microsoft sunsets Skype for Business client

Microsoft sunsets Skype for Business client

Also debuts quantum programming language.
Juha Saarinen Sep 26 2017, 11:11AM Collaboration
Fuji Xerox barred from NZ government contracts

Fuji Xerox barred from NZ government contracts

Printer vendor can't bid for new work but must service existing deals.
Juha Saarinen Jul 26 2017, 10:22AM Printing
AWS outage downs major websites

AWS outage downs major websites

S3 fault lasted roughly four hours.
Juha Saarinen Mar 1 2017, 11:21AM Cloud
Atlassian forks out $577 million for Trello

Atlassian forks out $577 million for Trello

Digital sticky notes joins collaboration software portfolio.
Juha Saarinen Jan 10 2017, 11:11AM Software
Samsung handicaps remaining Galaxy Note7s

Samsung handicaps remaining Galaxy Note7s

Battery capped at 60 percent.
Juha Saarinen Nov 3 2016, 12:33PM Mobility
Your existing hardware can't run Microsoft Azure Stack

Your existing hardware can't run Microsoft Azure Stack

Only available on pre-ordained Lenovo, Dell, HPE servers.
Juha Saarinen Jul 14 2016, 11:48AM Cloud
Please uninstall our unsafe bloatware: Lenovo

Please uninstall our unsafe bloatware: Lenovo

Lenovo Accelerator Application is "one of the worst".
Juha Saarinen Jun 2 2016, 5:12PM Hardware
Canberra Data Centres acquired

Canberra Data Centres acquired

Windfall for founders Ken Lowe, Craig Sebbens, Greg Boorer.
Juha Saarinen May 20 2016, 5:23AM Data centre
Telstra customers irate over DNS outage

Telstra customers irate over DNS outage

Down for two hours.
Juha Saarinen May 13 2016, 9:00AM Networking

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