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Software platform supports grid services, empowers utilities and consumers

September 20, 2022

Via: Tech Xplore

New software can integrate millions of distributed power devices, such as batteries and solar panels, to help solve grid issues of today and prepare for challenges of tomorrow. Our already complex power grid is getting even more intricate, thanks to […]


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Leaked Google Assistant update spells the end for “Hey Google”

September 15, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Using your Google Assistant to control your home may soon become a lot simpler according to leaks, which allege that custom quick phrases are coming to the Google Nest Hub Max. For the majority of the time, if you want […]


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A vision for making open source more equitable and secure

September 13, 2022

Via: Info World

Open source has a widely recognized problem that has yet to be adequately addressed. While open-source projects have become foundational pieces upon which the internet and all its innovations are built, they operate mainly as labors of love. And when […]


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The AI-First Future of Open Source Data

September 12, 2022

Via: CIO

Is giving people the right to change, alter, and amend your software a good thing? What about doing this for your data? Companies used to think that publicizing their source code was the same as giving away their secret sauce. […]


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Edge Computing: Latency Matters

September 12, 2022

Via: CIO

Volume gets a lot of the press when it comes to data. Size is right there in the once-ubiquitous term “Big Data.” This isn’t a new thing. Back when I was an IT industry analyst, I once observed in a […]


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Software giants may use eco projects as a cover for price rises

September 1, 2022

Via: TechRadar

If you’re using dedicated collaboration software or productivity software for your business, chances are you’ll be paying a third-party to supply it. A new Gartner analysis suggests that significant price increases could be on the way, citing eco projects as […]


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Face-recognition software that lifts the veil

August 9, 2022

Via: Tech Xplore

Face-recognition technology is advancing apace and has applications in security and biometrics, marketing, education, criminal investigation, and many other areas. It can now not only recognize the person but can ascertain the expression on their face. Research in the International […]


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Apple is building a transformative platform for AR

May 24, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Apple has shared some details concerning accessibility features it is working on, dropping some pretty big hints at how it sees augmented everyday reality. Will we see more on this at WWDC 2022, and how will it be applied? Making […]


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The Problem with Patching

April 27, 2022

Via: CIO

Patching isn’t just an IT operations problem; it’s also a security problem. Highly organized cybercriminals are constantly searching for vulnerabilities in the software and systems on which organizations depend. For example, zero-day vulnerabilities and software supply-chain attacks were the cause […]


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Apple Releases Studio Display 15.5 Firmware Beta With Webcam Fix

April 26, 2022

Via: MacRumors

Alongside betas of iOS 15.5, iPadOS 15.5, and macOS Monterey 12.4, Apple today released a beta version of new 15.5 firmware designed for the Studio Display. Apple in March promised a firmware fix for the Studio Display to address an […]


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Apparent software signing issue breaks updates for some Studio Displays

April 11, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

One thing that makes Apple’s Studio Display monitor unique—aside from the native 5K display resolution—is that there’s basically an iPad inside of it. The monitor includes an Apple A13 chip and 64GB of storage to power some of its smart […]


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Otter wants to be a hub for all your transcription and note-taking needs

March 29, 2022

Via: The Next Web

Otter is one of the most useful tools for journalists. It helps me transcribe my interviews easily without having to manually listen to them and take notes. Generally, I used Otter to record my interviews, and then go back to […]


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The next big cybersecurity threat is connected SaaS platforms

March 18, 2022

Via: The Next Web

Text notifications about new messages on Slack. Linking Trello boards to Microsoft Teams. Using Boomerang to control a busy inbox. These apps and platforms — and their connections with each other — are all part of daily life in many […]


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Microsoft might have accidentally revealed ads will be coming to Windows 11’s File Explorer

March 16, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft may have accidentally tipped users off to its plans to integrate banner ads into the Windows 11 File Explorer as part of a botched update. The revelation was discovered by Twitter user Florian Beaubois, a Windows 11 user that […]


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Microsoft testing ads for its services in the Windows 11 File Explorer

March 15, 2022

Via: TechSpot

Last week, Microsoft released a new preview build with a few unannounced features, as they are more or less buried and require some additional steps to enable. One of them is an indication that File Explorer will soon have a […]


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Report: Qualcomm will support AV1 video codec in 2023

February 21, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

Protocol reports that Qualcomm will finally jump on the AV1 video codec bandwagon next year. AV1 is the web’s next open, royalty-free video codec, and widespread adoption will require hardware support from the world’s chip vendors. Qualcomm’s 2022 flagship SoC, […]


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How to manually update Microsoft Defender

January 4, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft Defender is the built-in anti-malware package that’s included with modern Windows operating systems. It’s alternatively known as Windows Security (it shows up under Settings as Windows Security) or Windows Defender (sometimes with Antivirus at the end of the name, […]


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Here’s how to update your AirPods firmware

December 10, 2021

Via: The Next Web

Welcome, weary traveler. Have a rest. Take off your shoes. Let me massage your feet with this homemade oil I made from out-of-date salad cream and some spit. Isn’t that better? You have come here today because you want to […]


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Microsoft Announces the General Availability of NDm A100 v4 Series Virtual Machines

December 1, 2021

Via: InfoQ

Recently, Microsoft announced the general availability (GA) of a brand-new virtual machine (VM) series in Azure, the NDm A100 v4 Series – featuring NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core 80 GB GPUs. This high-performance computing (HPC) VM is designed to deliver high […]


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How to Set Face ID on your iPhone or iPad Pro

November 30, 2021

Via: Tech Times

Apple’s Face ID is one of the most advanced facial recognition technologies we have seen for smartphones. Previously, the Cupertino giant made use of the Touch ID scanner, but it decided to implement a system that will feature a “True […]