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How to make the most of Android’s new Assistant add-on

May 26, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Sometimes, it’s the smallest-seeming announcements that have the biggest real-world impact. And there’s no better example of that than a decidedly muted Android- and Assistant-related rollout plopped out by Google just before the U.S. holiday weekend. You’d be forgiven for […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Privilege escalation vulnerability patched in Docker Desktop for Windows

May 22, 2020

Via: ZDnet

A severe privilege escalation vulnerability has been patched in the Windows Docker Desktop Service. On Friday, cybersecurity researchers from Pen Test Partners publicly disclosed the problem, a privilege escalation vulnerability buried in how the software uses pipes. The vulnerability, tracked […]


Software Category, Software Security

How to get into cybersecurity?

May 22, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing industries globally. Predictions place spending on endpoint security tools at $128 billion by the end of 2020 and spending on cloud security tools at $12.6 billion and infrastructure protection at $24.6 billion by […]


Application Software, Software Category

Supermetrics Overhauls its Marketing API

May 21, 2020

Via: ProgrammableWeb

Supermetrics, a marketing data solution provider, has updated the Supermetrics APITrack this API. Supermetrics has always been about extracting data from marketing and advertising platforms for use in analytical tools. The new API expands on that vision and delivers more […]


Development Software, Software Category

IBM Launches Equal Access Toolkit to Help Developers Write Accessible Applications

May 21, 2020

Via: InfoQ

IBM recently released the IBM Equal Access Toolkit and the Accessibility Checker, two new open-source toolkits that strive to give designers, developers, and testers a set of tools to make websites and applications accessible. Simeon McAleer, manager in the IBM […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft to Unify Win32 and UWP APIs under Project Reunion

May 20, 2020

Via: ProgrammableWeb

At this year’s virtual version of Microsoft Build, Microsoft introduced Project Reunion. The project lays out the next steps Microsoft will take to break down the remaining barriers between the Win32 APIs and the Universal Windows Platform APIs. Kevin Gallo, […]


Application Software, Software Category

Apple, Google release technology for pandemic apps

May 20, 2020

Via: phys.org

Apple and Google on Wednesday released long-awaited smartphone technology to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus. The companies said 22 countries and several U.S. states are already planning to build voluntary phone apps using […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft unveils .NET MAUI for cross-platform apps

May 20, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft has unveiled .NET Multi-platform App UI, aka .NET MAUI, a UI framework for building cross-platform applications on Microsoft .NET 6. .NET 6 is due to arrive in a preview in November and become generally available in 2021. Introduced at […]


Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

Building .NET Applications for AWS

May 20, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a member of the .NET Foundation and is a major proponent of .NET development and .NET developers. AWS engineers are currently supporting several different .NET open source products with the support for those projects, and […]


Application Software, Software Category

VoltShare Brings API-based, Keyless Encryption to Enterprise Apps

May 19, 2020

Via: ProgrammableWeb

Volterra, a distributed cloud solutions provider, has introduced VoltShare. VoltShare is an end-to-end, encrypted data sharing solution. It is available as software, an API, or SDK. It is used in conjunction with existing data-sharing platforms (e.g. Slack, Dropbox, etc.), and […]