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Chromium developers are working on a browser API for micropayments

February 14, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Software engineer Alexander Surkov recently proposed a new addition to the Chromium source code, the layout engine on which many modern browsers are based. The programmer aims to implement the Web Monetization specifications, providing Chrome and many other free browsers […]


Operating systems, Windows

New Windows 11 update makes a small but important tweak to Copilot and fixes some nasty bugs

February 14, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Windows 11 just got a new cumulative update that applies a bunch of security fixes, and makes a small number of changes to the OS, although they include some important tweaks. The most interesting change here is that Microsoft has […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 11 24H2 goes from “unsupported” to “unbootable” on some older PCs

February 13, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

Officially, Windows 11 has higher system requirements than Windows 10. But to date, once you’ve bypassed those requirement checks, there have been few consequences to running Windows 11 on old hardware. Unsupported or not, Windows 11 would run on pretty […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

macOS 14.4 beta 3 now available with Music, Podcasts, and Clock app changes

February 13, 2024

Via: BGR

macOS 14.4 beta 3 is now available to developers as Apple aims at a March release of this new operating system update. While macOS 14.3 was already a mild update, 14.4 doesn’t look much more than that. That said, Apple […]


Application Software, Software Category

Tor vs. VPN: What are the Differences

February 12, 2024

Via: TechBullion

Privacy is vital, considering we do not need hackers, companies, and advertisers following us on the internet. But privacy tools exist, and picking the best one can be a task. For this purpose, we will make things easier today by […]


Development Software, Software Category

OpenSilver adds F# language support

February 8, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Userware has released OpenSilver 2.1, an update to its open-source successor to Microsoft’s discontinued Silverlight framework for building rich web applications. OpenSilver 2.1 adds support for Microsoft’s F# language. Introduced February 6, OpenSilver 2.1 can be downloaded from the project […]


Development Software, Software Category

Get started with Flask 3.0

February 7, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

One reason Python is a prime choice for web development is the breadth of web frameworks available in the language. Among the most popular and useful is Flask, which lets you start simple (“one drop at a time”) but grows […]


Application Software, Software Category

Webex App Now Available for Apple Vision Pro

February 6, 2024

Via: MacRumors

Cisco today announced the launch of a Webex video conferencing app designed for the Apple Vision Pro. The app is designed to provide an immersive meeting experience that fills the space around the user. The Webex app supports Personas, allowing […]


Software Security

Antivirus Software: A Comprehensive Guide

February 6, 2024

Via: TechBullion

There are several parallels between real viruses and computer viruses. Antivirus software, which offers comprehensive protection throughout the year, is essential for keeping your data and PCs safe from viruses and other dangers. Antivirus software may check for and eliminate […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10’s next update might come with a predictable but annoying extra – yet more badgering to upgrade to Windows 11

February 6, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Some Windows 10 users are apparently being treated (ahem) to a multi-panel pop-up that takes over the whole screen, and consists of three pages of persuading those with eligible PCs to get the upgrade to Windows 11. This kind of […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows version of the venerable Linux “sudo” command shows up in preview build

February 5, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

Microsoft opened its arms to Linux during the Windows 10 era, inventing an entire virtualized subsystem to allow users and developers to access a real-deal Linux command line without leaving the Windows environment. Now, it looks like Microsoft may embrace […]


Development Software, Software Category

How Continuous Mobile Development Can Benefit from Test Automation

February 1, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Test automation can support continuous mobile software development, by reducing manual testing efforts, minimizing human errors, and accelerating the release cycle. Burak Ergören shared his experiences from automating their mobile testing at QA Challenge Accepted 2023. Ergören mentioned that with […]


Application Software, Software Category

Kubernetes 1.29 Released with KMS V2 Improvements and nftables Support

January 31, 2024

Via: InfoQ

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) released Kubernetes 1.29 named Mandala last month. The latest release introduces new features such as load balancer IP mode for services, mutable pod resources for Windows containers, and nftables for the kube-proxy. Some features […]


Development Software, Software Category

Stability AI Releases 1.6 Billion Parameter Language Model Stable LM 2

January 30, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Stability AI released two sets of pre-trained model weights for Stable LM 2, a 1.6B parameter language model. Stable LM 2 is trained on 2 trillion tokens of text data from seven languages and can be run on common laptop […]


Software Security

Protecting against software supply chain attacks

January 30, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Last year’s MOVEit and 3CX vulnerabilities offered a stark reminder of the risk software supply chain attacks pose today. Threat actors exploit vulnerabilities to infiltrate a software provider’s network and modify the software’s original functionality with malicious code. Once the […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.4 to Developers

January 29, 2024

Via: MacRumors

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming a week after the release of macOS Sonoma 14.3. Registered developers can opt-in to the beta through the […]


Application Software, Software Category

4 industries where chatbots will have the biggest impact

January 25, 2024

Via: CIO

Enterprise spending on consumer-facing generative AI tools will grow from $40 billion in 2023 to $1.3 trillion by 2032, according to a Bloomberg Intelligence analysis. Where will companies pour those hundreds of billions? More than 80% of business leaders believe […]


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 […]


Application Software, Software Category

Mozilla has compiled a list of platform-holder tricks that thwart competition in the browser market

January 23, 2024

Via: TechSpot

The Mozilla Foundation published a new dashboard to track technical issues affecting Firefox’s ability to provide a better browsing experience on Windows, Android, and iOS. The Platform Tilt tracker monitors security, stability, performance, and functionality issues, giving the Foundation ideas […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google is building even more AI features into Chrome – here’s what’s new

January 23, 2024

Via: BGR

The entire technology industry — at least companies — seems to be completely bought into the AI future. Google and Microsoft seemed like they quickly fell into a battle to the death over who could integrate their AI technology into […]