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Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Open source security software Snort gets a major upgrade

January 20, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Popular open source intrusion detection and prevention system Snort has received a major upgrade, featuring several new features including the ability to run across multiple environments and operating systems. Snort 3, which analyzes network traffic in real-time to detect and […]


Application Software, Software Category

Brave web browser adds native support for peer-to-peer IPFS protocol

January 20, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

The decentralized tech community is aiming to find support for technologies that go beyond cryptocurrency support. In a blog post today the team at Brave announced that they have worked with Protocol Labs to integrate native support for the InterPlanetary […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Google Chrome 88’s new features to make your passwords more secure

January 20, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Google is rolling out new features to the Chrome 88 browser that will allow users to enjoy safer password protection. The new feature allows users to check, identify, and fix weak passwords in one place. Users can have greater control […]


Application Software, Software Category

Chrome vs. Edge vs. Firefox: Which is the best browser for business?

January 19, 2021

Via: Computerworld

What’s the most important piece of productivity software in the business world? Some might say the office suite. But if you look at the time spent actually using software, the answer may well be the web browser. It’s where people […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google Chrome update makes it easy to fix all your weaksauce passwords

January 19, 2021

Via: The Next Web

Let’s face it, we’ve all had some terrible passwords in our past. Whether it’s using the same password for every site, using some combination of personal information, or simply not using enough unique characters, many of us would do well […]


Operating systems, Software Category, System Software, Windows

For Microsoft’s January patches, no all-clear (yet)

January 18, 2021

Via: Computerworld

I’m not ready to give an all-clear to the security patches released Jan. 12, and I want to warn you about one specific update that is affecting HyperV servers and some consumer level workstations. KB4535680, also known as Security update […]


Development Software, Software Category

New Haskell-Based Web App Specification Language Released in Alpha

January 18, 2021

Via: InfoQ

The Web App Specification Language (Wasp) was recently released in alpha to help developers write modern web applications with less code. Just like Elm, Wasp is a domain-specific language written in Haskell. Unlike Elm, which only addresses single-page applications, Wasp […]


Application Software, Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

Windows 10 update kills off one useful feature, but improves many more

January 18, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10, killing off the Aero Shake feature that some people – but not enough, it seems – found very useful. Aero Shake allowed you to click a window and shake it with […]


Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Microsoft Teams may be tracking more of your info than you think

January 18, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Concerns are resurfacing regarding how much data Microsoft Teams collects during video calls. Potentially, the volume of information collected presents a privacy infringement for individual users and could be used for employer snooping given the amount of remote work that […]


Development Software, Software Category

Programming languages: What JavaScript developers really want

January 15, 2021

Via: ZDnet

JavaScript developers want to have their cake and eat it, too. And why not when you’re building browser and native mobile apps with the most popular programming language in the world? “Do we want the new shiny, or the old […]