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Mozilla introduces experimental API in Firefox to help advertisers without tracking users

July 17, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Mozilla released Firefox 128 a week ago, introducing some improvements for local text translation, UI, DNS proxies, and more. The list of changes for the new browser also includes a note about Privacy Preserving Attribution (PPA), an experimental API designed […]


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How to use Refit to consume APIs in ASP.NET Core

July 3, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Refit is an open-source library for .NET, .NET Core, and Xamarin that makes consuming REST APIs simpler and easier by enabling you to define the API endpoints as C# interfaces, thereby eliminating the need to create HTTP requests and parse […]


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The Set Piece Strategy: Tackling Complexity in Serverless Applications

July 2, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Most of you should be familiar with the movie Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. There are so many things in this movie to entertain us: vibrant colors, locations, sun, water, an all-star cast, etc. If you think of moviemaking, […]


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Your generative AI project is going to fail

July 1, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Your generative AI project is almost certainly going to fail. But take heart: You probably shouldn’t have been using AI to solve your business problem, anyway. This seems to be an accepted fact among the data science crowd, but that […]


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The rising software supply chain threat: Mounting a unified defense

June 26, 2024

Via: CIO

Malicious actors have been pressing their advantage against vulnerable software supply chains with exponentially increasing attacks. Enterprises have been hampered in fighting back by lack of internal consensus on their security capabilities and practices. Recent survey findings uncovered multiple areas […]


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Google could launch AI chatbots based on celebs and influencers later this year

June 25, 2024

Via: TechSpot

The chatbots will be powered by Google’s Gemini family of large language models, according to The Information’s report. There’s no word on who the virtual celebrities will be based on. This has all been done before, of course. Meta has […]


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Using Generative AI in Software Project Management to Bridge Domains and Accelerate Productivity

June 19, 2024

Via: InfoQ

I have 25 years of experience developing software and leading teams and organizations. I transitioned back to product work and coding this year, which coincided with the ready availability of generative AI assistants built using Large Language Models (LLMs) such […]


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US government sues Adobe over hidden subscription termination fees and difficult cancellation process

June 18, 2024

Via: TechSpot

It’s alleged that Adobe fails to adequately disclose that cancelling one of its subscription in the first year can result in an early termination fee that can amount to hundreds of dollars. “In fact, if consumers cancel during that (annual) […]


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Changes on the Network Could Drive Application Demand

June 14, 2024

Via: InformationWeek

Historically, application and system development have driven network infrastructure expansions, but we could soon see a reversal that warrants planning today. The sea change in network evolution is the introduction of the Wi-Fi 6 (and beyond) network protocol, which breaks […]


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Tim Cook isn’t confident Apple can stop AI hallucinations

June 12, 2024

Via: BGR

Apple made waves this Monday at its 2024 Worldwide Developers Conference by joining the AI trend in a major way. Apple Intelligence is coming to iPhone, iPad, and Mac this fall, bringing an upgraded Siri, ChatGPT integration, writing tools, and […]


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Asana to bring genAI ‘teammates’ to its work management app

June 5, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Asana is developing an AI “teammate” feature that embeds generative AI (genAI) into the flow of work for users of its work management app. The teammates — created using “trigger and action” format in Asana’s existing workflow automation tools — […]


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10 Key Features for Building Killer AI-Powered Applications

May 31, 2024

Via: TechBullion

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing industries and transforming the way we interact with technology. Building AI-powered applications that stand out requires careful consideration of several critical features. This article will delve into ten key features essential for creating effective and […]


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OpenSilver 2.2 Migrates LightSwitch Applications

May 30, 2024

Via: InfoQ

The latest version of OpenSilver 2.2, a remake of Microsoft’s retired Silverlight web application framework, includes support for migrating applications created with Visual Studio LightSwitch that targeted Silverlight. OpenSilver was launched in October 2021 by a French company, Userware. It […]


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Ad blocker users say YouTube videos are skipping to the end, playing without audio

May 28, 2024

Via: TechSpot

YouTube has long fought a battle against ad blockers, including limiting the number of videos that users could watch and delaying video loading. It appears that YouTube/Google’s latest tactic against adblocking fans involves skipping videos straight to the end. As […]


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A first look at progressive web apps

May 22, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Progressive web apps are an innovation of modern web development, pairing the ubiquity of web browsers with the richness of native applications. Specialized features such as service workers increase the complexity of development as compared to a typical web UI, […]


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Adobe Lightroom gets first Firefly feature — Generative Remove

May 21, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Users of the photo-editing tool can now access the Generative Remove feature already available in Photoshop. Adobe is bringing Firefly features to Lightroom for the first time with the addition of Generative Remove. Adobe has been busy adding Firefly features […]


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New to programming? My 5 favorite Linux tools will get you up to speed faster

May 20, 2024

Via: ZDnet

I’m not a programmer, but I dabble in both Python and Golang. As I’ve learned the ins and outs of these languages, there are certain tools I’ve depended on to help me get up to speed or work more efficiently. […]


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Chrome vs. Edge: Which browser is better for business?

May 20, 2024

Via: Computerworld

With web apps the new normal, the humble web browser powers the business world like never before. We take a deep dive into the two leading desktop browsers. What’s the most important piece of productivity software in the business world? […]


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What happened to OpenAI’s long-term AI risk team?

May 17, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

In July last year, OpenAI announced the formation of a new research team that would prepare for the advent of supersmart artificial intelligence capable of outwitting and overpowering its creators. Ilya Sutskever, OpenAI’s chief scientist and one of the company’s […]


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Azure API Center Now Generally Available

May 16, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Microsoft has announced Azure API Center’s general availability (GA), which offers centralized API inventory for easy API discovery, reuse, and governance regardless of API type, lifecycle stage, or deployment location. With the GA release of Azure API Center, a follow-up […]