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System Software

Update TP-Link’s Archer C5400X router now to fix remote takeover vulnerability

May 29, 2024

Via: TechSpot

The flaw, tracked as CVE-2024-5035, earned the highest possible severity rating of 10.0 under the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS). Vulnerabilities scoring 10.0 are extremely rare – most severe bugs max out at 9.8, so this one’s about as bad […]


Development Software, Software Category

Partitioning an LLM between cloud and edge

May 28, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Historically, large language models (LLMs) have required substantial computational resources. This means development and deployment are confined mainly to powerful centralized systems, such as public cloud providers. However, although many people believe that we need massive amounts of GPUs bound […]


Application Software, Software Category

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 […]


Editorial

Deepfakes and the Battle Against AI-Generated Misinformation

May 28, 2024

Via: Caitlin Simmons

Deepfakes refer to the combination of two terms, “deep learning” and “fake”, and it involves the creation of content depicting a certain person in a video or audio when in reality, it was falsely manufactured by another party. Deepfakes belong […]


Development Software, Software Category

Making Agile Software Development Work for Multicultural Teams

May 23, 2024

Via: InfoQ

While equality provides team members with the same opportunities and allowances, equity is about creating an environment where individual and unique needs can be met. According to ElMohanned Mohamed, communication in multicultural teams should be precise and clear with low […]


Development Software, Software Category

Angular 18 arrives with server-side rendering improvements

May 23, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Google has published Angular 18, a major upgrade of Google’s TypeScript-based web app development framework that brings server-side rendering improvements and experimental support for zoneless change detection. The release also moves deferrable views and declarative control flow out of developer […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 11 24H2 enters Release Preview channel, adding HDR backgrounds, Sudo, 7z, and more

May 23, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Windows 11 24H2 is now available to users in the Release Preview channel. This update includes new features such as native support for 7z, HDR backgrounds, Wi-Fi 7, and more. The new build closely resembles the update most Windows 11 […]


Development Software, Software Category

Can Your Developers Benefit from Platform Engineering?

May 22, 2024

Via: InformationWeek

Platform engineering focuses on tasks designed to help application developers work more efficiently, such as setting up staging environments, readying CI/CD pipelines, and configuring infrastructure as code (IaC) to automate cloud resource provisioning. With a renewed focus on cost efficiency, […]


Application Software, Software Category

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, […]


Operating systems, Others

Apple releases tvOS 17.5.1 update to Apple TV users

May 21, 2024

Via: BGR

A week after releasing tvOS 17.5 to all users, Apple is now making a new tvOS 17.5.1 update available. At this moment, it’s unclear what’s changed in this version, as Cupertino hasn’t added new functions for Apple TV users with […]


Application Software, Software Category

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 […]


Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

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. […]


Application Software, Software Category

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? […]


Application Software, Software Category

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 […]


Development Software, Software Category

Rider 2024.1: New Monitoring Tool Window, Collection Vizualizer, .NET Aspire, AI Assistant Plugin

May 17, 2024

Via: InfoQ

JetBrains has released Rider 2024.1. This release contains a new monitoring tool window and a collection visualizer. There also appeared the plugins: .NET Aspire, AI Assistant and features regarding debugging. JetBrains Rider provides an integrated monitoring tool that displays various […]


Application Software, Software Category

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 […]


Development Software, Software Category

How to Build Large Scale Cyber-Physical Systems

May 16, 2024

Via: InfoQ

To build large-scale safety-critical systems, we need to decompose the system into smaller solvable problems, resolve what is known, and resolve unknowns through experiments, Robin Yeman argued at QCon New York. She suggested investing in test environments for both software […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 11 update delivers a fix for broken VPNs – but also sees adverts infiltrate the Start menu

May 15, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Happy Microsoft Patch Tuesday May 2024 to all who celebrate! Yesterday saw a new update for Windows 11 that brings fixes for existing issues, along with other changes, as part of Microsoft’s monthly patch cycle. Version KB5037771 is now available […]


Operating systems, Others

Could ChromeOS eventually run on your Android phone? Google’s demo of exactly that is an exciting hint for the future

May 15, 2024

Via: TechRadar

A recent report has revealed that Google held a private demonstration that showed off a tailored version of ChromeOS, its operating system (OS) for Chromebooks, running on an Android device. Of course, Android is the operating system for Google’s smartphones […]


Editorial

The Development of Accessible Software for Visually Impaired Users

May 15, 2024

Via: Caitlin Simmons

Software development requires more than compliance with laws and regulations—it demands providing an optimized user experience for everyone. Such an emphasis on inclusivity matters most because many blind people depend a lot on technology when doing things that others with […]