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Update TP-Link’s Archer C5400X router now to fix remote takeover vulnerability

May 29, 2024

Via: TechSpot

The flaw, tracked as CVE-2024-5035, earned the highest possible severity rating of 10.0 under the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS). Vulnerabilities scoring 10.0 are extremely rare – most severe bugs max out at 9.8, so this one’s about as bad […]


Software Category, System Software

Shadow API Detection for Google Cloud Environments in Preview

April 16, 2024

Via: InfoQ

During Google Cloud Next, Google announced the preview release of shadow API detection in Advanced API Security, part of the Apigee API Management solution. This managed API Broker service in the Google Cloud allows users to design, secure, deploy, monitor, […]


Software Category, System Software

Framework’s software and firmware have been a mess, but it’s working on them

April 15, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

Since Framework showed off its first prototypes in February 2021, we’ve generally been fans of the company’s modular, repairable, upgradeable laptops. Not that the company’s hardware releases to date have been perfect—each Framework Laptop 13 model has had quirks and […]


Software Category, System Software

The dawn of eco-friendly systems development

March 29, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In December 2023, delegates from almost 200 countries met in Dubai for the UN’s climate-change conference, COP28, to discuss the pressing need to reduce emissions, as reported by IEEE in this article.According to the website sustainability scoring tool Ecograder, and […]


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New software enables blind and low-vision users to create interactive, accessible charts

March 27, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

A growing number of tools enable users to make online data representations, like charts, that are accessible for people who are blind or have low vision. However, most tools require an existing visual chart that can then be converted into […]


Software Category, System Software

Data replication holds the key to hybrid cloud effectiveness

March 18, 2024

Via: CIO

Three ways that data replication and synchronization can unlock the power of hybrid cloud. At the heart of every business decision, regardless of industry or sector, is data. It’s what business leaders rely on to show them where gaps in […]


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Finch 1.1.1: AWS Enhances Windows Compatibility for Open Source Container Development Tool

March 14, 2024

Via: InfoQ

AWS recently announced the general availability of Windows support for Finch, an open-source CLI tool. Finch enables developers to create, execute, and distribute Linux containers on both Windows and macOS. It streamlines container development by combining a minimalistic native client […]


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Microsoft Dev Proxy v0.15: Mock the APIs Secured with Entra and Many More

March 11, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Microsoft has recently released Dev Proxy v0.15.0, featuring a range of enhancements aimed at streamlining app development processes. Among a large list of improvements, the most notable addition is the ability to mock APIs that are secured with Entra. Other […]


Software Category, System Software

Microsoft is developing a network card that improves AI performance

February 21, 2024

Via: TechSpot

The Information has learned that Microsoft is developing a new network card that could improve the performance of its Maia AI server chip. As an added bonus, it would further Microsoft’s goal of reducing its dependence on Nvidia as the […]


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Nvidia unveils ‘Chat with RTX,’ a personal AI chatbot for Windows

February 13, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Nvidia on Tuesday announced a generative AI (genAI) chatbot that can run on Windows PCs, giving enterprises the potential to leverage AI on employees’ local environments to bolster productivity rather than requiring them to access genAI tools on platforms hosted […]


Software Category, System Software

Windows 12 is coming, and Qualcomm may have already tested the OS on its new Arm chip

February 1, 2024

Via: TechSpot

During an October event, Qualcomm introduced the Snapdragon X Elite SoC, stating that its new computing platform would be the most “intelligent,” powerful, and efficient processor built for Windows. In December, Qualcomm said that its Arm chip is faster than […]


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New Intel Arc “Game On” driver improves DirectX 11 performance up to 268%

January 26, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Intel recently released the new “Game On” version of graphics drivers for its Arc GPUs. Game On drivers are designed to deliver an optimized experience for the latest games, but the new 31.0.101.5186 release can significantly boost older titles as […]


Software Category, System Software

Software helps unmanned aerial vehicles break records during Arctic test flight

January 24, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Following years of dedicated work with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), NPS and Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) partners have successfully concluded the ultimate test of a nine-year continuum of research and development in one of the world’s most challenging environments: the […]


Software Category, System Software

Oracle has a better generative AI strategy, analysts say

January 23, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Oracle’s recent updates to its OCI Generative AI Service, which competes with similar services from rivals AWS, Microsoft, and Google, makes it more attuned towards the future need of enterprises, analysts say. But Oracle may be far behind rivals in […]


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Researchers release solar power data software to increase clean energy generation

January 17, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

A lot can happen to solar panels that are mounted on a roof—from tree branches casting shade over them to a neighbor’s baseball cracking one. Now, a solar panel owner can better understand how their system is performing with a […]


Software Category, System Software

Google Assistant is about to lose 17 features – check to see if you use any

January 11, 2024

Via: BGR

If you’ve ever heard the phrase “addition by subtraction,” you’ll understand Google’s latest move. This week, Google announced that it plans to eliminate more than a dozen features from Google Assistant in the coming weeks. Google Assistant VP Duke Dukellis […]


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How to link and sync your iPhone to your Windows 11 PC

January 11, 2024

Via: ZDnet

Want to be able to access phone calls, text messages, and notifications from your iPhone directly on your Windows 11 computer? One handy tool that makes this possible is Microsoft’s built-in Phone Link app. With Phone Link, you can make […]


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Microsoft faces potential antitrust probe in UK over OpenAI relationship

December 8, 2023

Via: TechSpot

The CMA writes that it is providing an early opportunity for the parties and interested third parties to comment on whether the partnership between Microsoft and OpenAI, including recent developments involving CEO Sam Altman, has resulted in a relevant merger […]


Software Category, System Software

Apple Releases New Firmware for AirPods Pro 2

November 9, 2023

Via: MacRumors

Apple today introduced a new firmware update for the AirPods Pro 2, including both the Lightning model and the new USB-C model. The new firmware is version 6B32, up from the 6A305 firmware introduced in October. Apple does not provide […]


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New tool automates the formal verification of systems software

October 30, 2023

Via: Tech Xplore

Formal systems verification, which mathematically proves that code is secure in all circumstances, is a relatively new technology. Software is getting more complex and harder to get right using traditional software testing techniques. Making software correct, safe, and secure is […]