Windows 7 was released back in 2009. Although hard to believe it’s been around for a decade, it remains very popular, with reports suggesting that still over a third of PC’s are running the operating system.
Windows Server 2008 extended support will be ended by Microsoft on January 14th, 2020. This move is seen by many as a push for users to migrate servers to Microsoft Azure and this is substantiated by Microsoft themselves offering 3 years of critical security updates to customers who make the transition.
Whether you agree or not with the cause and the methods deployed, the use of technology to coordinate the recent anti-government protests in Hong Kong is impressive.
Last week, the FunctionEight Hong Kong office was buzzing with excitement for our new arrival. Everyone eagerly watched the elevator doors as if a celebrity were about to walk out of them. In fact, we’d ordered a new printer.
In a non-capital-intensive business like FunctionEight cash is not usually a major barrier to growth. Indeed, the business was founded without any debt financing, rather sweat equity and several strategic partners with good connections were used to provide the basis for growth in the early days. However, any business that has no track record of borrowing or any debt financing in place will often find themselves struggling to secure that financing, either when opportunity knocks, or they find themselves in difficult moments.