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Application Software, Software Category

“Chrome Memories”—an early look at Google’s UI update to History

April 19, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Google seems to be working on a UI revamp for the traditional browser history interface, which it’s calling “Memories.” The new feature is only available in Chrome Canary, and it’s hidden even there behind a developer flag that defaults to […]


Editorial

How to make a difference with employee engagement tools

April 19, 2021

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

When it comes to productivity, employee engagement and satisfaction are most of the time ignored, or even left as the last metrics for business success. Nevertheless, a recent report shows that only 34% of U.S. employees feel engaged at work. […]


Operating systems, Windows

The Patch Tuesday focus for April: Windows and Exchange (again)

April 16, 2021

Via: Computerworld

On Tuesday, MIcrosoft rolled out another broad series of updates across its Windows ecosystems, including four vulnerabilities affecting Windows that have been publicly disclosed and one security flaw — reportedly exploited already — that affects the Windows kernel. That means […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google, Gmail, YouTube and more are down for some users

April 16, 2021

Via: BGR

Google and all of its services went down for some users on Friday morning. As of 10:10 a.m. ET, thousands of people were reporting that they were unable to access Google Search, YouTube, Gmail, Drive, and more. The issue seems […]


Development Software, Software Category

Popular software development tool Docker gets Apple M1 support

April 16, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Docker, a popular multi-platform application used by software developers, has released a version that runs natively on Apple Silicon hardware, including Macs released with Apple’s custom-designed M1 chip. The M1 chip uses the ARM instruction set and cannot natively run […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10: Microsoft restricts uploads to Timeline in latest preview

April 15, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has made a notable change to its Timeline activity history feature in the latest preview of Windows 10. Timeline, which Microsoft introduced with the Fall Creators Update in 2018, shows users what they’ve been up to on their local […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Google releases Chrome 90 with HTTPS by default and security fixes

April 15, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Google has just released Chrome version 90, bringing a privacy update that automatically adds HTTPS to a URL when it is available. Chrome engineers flagged the HTTPS feature in February and Google has been testing it in Chrome 90 previews […]


Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

JDK Mission Control 8 Released

April 15, 2021

Via: InfoQ

JDK Mission Control (JMC) is best known as the dashboarding solution used to analyze the data collected by JDK Flight Recorder (JFR), the built-in profiling and event collection framework of the JDK. Binary releases for JMC 8 are now available […]


Development Software, Software Category

JHipster 7.0: Java Application Generator Stretches Beyond Spring Boot Roots

April 15, 2021

Via: InfoQ

JHipster 7.0, released March 23, updated the data model editor JDL Studio to version 2, added Snyk security vulnerability scanning, and introduced the JHipster Control Center to manage microservices. The release also updated dependencies and defaults and was followed by […]


Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

Google is testing a new feature on Chrome that we desperately need

April 14, 2021

Via: BGR

There are many reasons that Google Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but one of the reasons is that it simplifies the browsing experience in ways that many of its competitors don’t. The latest example of this […]