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Operating systems, Software Category, System Software, Windows

The ins and outs of data recovery in Windows 10

June 9, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Sadly, there are many reasons why data stored on disk drives in Windows 10 can — and sometimes does — go missing. As someone who’s used Windows 10 since the day after the first Technical Preview appeared on October 14, […]

Software Category, System Software

Article: Building Reliable Software Systems with Chaos Engineering

June 8, 2021

Via: InfoQ

Advances in large-scale, distributed software systems are changing the game for software engineering. As an industry, we are quick to adopt practices that improve flexibility and improve feature velocity. An urgent question follows on the heels of these benefits: if […]

Software Category, System Software

CMU Develops Algorithm for Guaranteeing AI Model Generalization

June 1, 2021

Via: InfoQ

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) Approximately Correct Machine Intelligence (ACMI) Lab have published a paper on Randomly Assign, Train and Track (RATT), an algorithm that uses noisy training data to provide an upper bound on the true error risk […]

Software Category, Software Security, System Software

Team builds first hacker-resistant cloud software system

May 25, 2021

Via: Tech Xplore

Whenever you buy something on Amazon, your customer data is automatically updated and stored on thousands of virtual machines in the cloud. For businesses like Amazon, ensuring the safety and security of the data of its millions of customers is […]

Application Software, Software Category, System Software

Google unveils its vision of the future of video calling

May 19, 2021

Via: TechRadar

With the need for high-quality video conferencing calls unprecedented due to the pandemic, Google has revealed a concept that re-imagines how a meeting can be displayed. At Google I/O 2021, the company showed off how its new Project Starline experience […]

Application Software, Software Category, System Software

Software subscriptions are eating the world: Solving billing and cash flow woes simultaneously

May 13, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Although recurring revenue businesses have been around for a long time, the trend toward a subscription economy has escalated rapidly in the last few years. IDC expects that by 2022, 53% of all software revenue will be purchased with a […]

Software Category, System Software

Practical Use of AI/ML in Edge Manufacturing Applications

May 5, 2021

Via: CIO

Manufacturers are moving from reliance on proprietary operational technology systems to open-sourced solutions that accelerate adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in edge manufacturing applications. But that’s not necessarily an easy step for an industry that has […]

Software Category, System Software

You can now teach the Google Assistant how to pronounce names

April 29, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

You’ll soon be able to teach the Google Assistant how to pronounce names. Google demoed the process in a new video (embedded above). Press a button in the Google Assistant contact section to have the Assistant listen to your pronunciation […]

Operating systems, Software Category, System Software, Windows

April patch recap: Mostly quiet on the Microsoft front

April 26, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Unlike March, when patch updates caused issues with some printers, Microsoft’s updates for April were relatively tame. Windows users lost the old pre-Chromium version of Edge; some users saw performance issues; and Microsoft started talking up “News and Interests.” In […]

Software Category, System Software

Microsoft 365 Defender updates bring a single portal view

March 31, 2021

Via: CSO Online

I recently spoke with Microsoft’s Rob Lefferts, corporate vice president, program management, M365 security and compliance, about recent updates to Microsoft 365 Defender solutions. Many of you are familiar with Microsoft 365 for Endpoint. If you have the proper licensing […]