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20 Best Sports Apps

January 22, 2018

Via: Tom's Guide

Owning a smartphone means never having to wonder who’s winning the big game, how your fantasy team is doing or how many points Kevin Durant has racked up while you went to the store. Sports apps put the latest news, […]


Software Category, System Software

Bitcoin has officially abandoned its claims for fast transactions at low fees… for now

January 22, 2018

Via: The Next Web

One of the things that got people excited about Bitcoin in the first place was its promise to deliver fast peer-to-peer transactions at a fraction of standard fees. But following its foray into the mainstream, the cryptocurrency has consistently struggled […]


Development Software, Software Category

When to use WebClient vs. HttpClient vs. HttpWebRequest

January 22, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

You have three different choices for consuming REST APIs when working in the .Net Framework: WebClient, HttpClient, and HttpWebRequest. In this post we will look at these three ways we can access REST APIs from within the managed environment, i.e., […]


Software Category, System Software

Cloud portability: Why you’ll never really get there

January 19, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

Portability means that you can move an application from one host environment to another, including cloud to cloud such as from Amazon Web Services to Microsoft Azure. The work needed to complete the porting of an application from one platform […]


Software Category, System Software

Google is making page speed a factor in mobile search rankings

January 18, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Google’s ever-evolving page rank algorithm is notoriously tricky, to say the least. The search giant takes into account a number of factors when assigning page rank, one of which is speed. At least, that’s been the case with desktop searches […]


Application Software, Software Category

WhatsApp might be testing a new spam prevention system

January 17, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Most of us have seen chain letters before. They have circulated around internet comment sections, forums and email clients for the better part of the last two decades. While the trend has mostly died out in recent years, it’s still […]


Application Software, Software Category

How to get your own apps into the Azure Marketplace

January 16, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

Azure is now very much at the heart of Microsoft’s enterprise strategy, providing a place to build the next generation of applications and services. It’s easy to focus on it as a platform and as a host for virtual infrastructures, […]


Software Category, System Software

Barcelona to ditch Microsoft in favour of open source software

January 15, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

THE SPANISH CITY OF BARCELONA plans to replace its Microsoft software with open source alternatives including Linux, Libre Office and Open Xchange. Barcelona plans to invest 70 per cent of its annual software budget in open source this year, according to […]


Development Software, Software Category

How to build custom middleware in ASP.Net Core

January 15, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

ASP.Net Core is an open source, cross-platform, lean, and modular framework for building high-performance web applications. It is also extensible. When building an ASP.Net Core application, you can draw on various middleware components to customize the handling of requests and […]


Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft Powershell Core arrives for Windows, Mac and Linux

January 12, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS released Powershell Core 6.0, a cross-platform version of the interface and coding platform which has superceded the old Command line in Windows 10. Despite its moniker, this is the first iteration of Powershell Core and joins .NET Core as […]