Tag: featured

Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10X spotted running on a MacBook with M1 chip and Lumia smartphone

January 20, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Windows 10X was recently leaked in the form of what’s apparently a near-final build, and enterprising developers have already got that version of Microsoft’s lightweight OS running on a MacBook (with M1 chip) and a Lumia smartphone, as well as […]

Application Software, Software Category

Chrome vs. Edge vs. Firefox: Which is the best browser for business?

January 19, 2021

Via: Computerworld

What’s the most important piece of productivity software in the business world? Some might say the office suite. But if you look at the time spent actually using software, the answer may well be the web browser. It’s where people […]

Development Software, Software Category

New Haskell-Based Web App Specification Language Released in Alpha

January 18, 2021

Via: InfoQ

The Web App Specification Language (Wasp) was recently released in alpha to help developers write modern web applications with less code. Just like Elm, Wasp is a domain-specific language written in Haskell. Unlike Elm, which only addresses single-page applications, Wasp […]

Application Software, Software Category, System Software

Deep learning outperforms standard machine learning in biomedical research applications

January 14, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

Compared to standard machine learning models, deep learning models are largely superior at discerning patterns and discriminative features in brain imaging, despite being more complex in their architecture, according to a new study in Nature Communications led by Georgia State […]

iOS, Operating systems

iOS 14.4 beta 2 now available to download for developers

January 13, 2021

Via: BGR

Nearly a month after the first iOS 14.4 beta rolled out to developers and then the public, Apple is back from its holiday break with a new beta release. iOS 14.4 brings a number of features and improvements to the […]

Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Adobe Fixes 7 Critical Flaws, Blocks Flash Player Content

January 12, 2021

Via: Threat Post

Adobe Systems has patched seven critical vulnerabilities, which impact Windows, macOS and Linux users. The impact of the serious flaws range from arbitrary code execution to sensitive information disclosure. The software company’s regularly scheduled Tuesday security updates impact a slew […]

Development Software, Software Category

AI Models from Google and Microsoft Exceed Human Performance on Language Understanding Benchmark

January 12, 2021

Via: InfoQ

Research teams from Google and Microsoft have recently developed natural language processing (NLP) AI models which have scored higher than the human baseline score on the SuperGLUE benchmark. SuperGLUE measures a model’s score on several natural language understanding (NLU) tasks, […]

Operating systems, Windows

Not another Windows interface!

January 12, 2021

Via: Computerworld

I’m a lucky guy. I can pick up new operating systems and desktop interfaces at the drop of a hat. But, over the years of learning how to make IBM 3270, CP/M-80, and Windows 1.0 to 10 jump through hoops, […]

Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft to build cross-platform Outlook from Edge bits

January 7, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft plans to produce a one-app-for-all Outlook that runs within the browser as a replacement for the various Windows, Mac, iOS and Android editions of the company’s premier email application, according to reports. Code named “Monarch” and part of an […]

Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft adds ‘news and interests’ feature to Windows 10 taskbar in latest Insider test release

January 6, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is starting to test a potential new Windows 10 feature called “News and Interests” in the Windows 10 Insider Dev Channel. The feed of news, weather and other information can be personalized and, more importantly, completely turned off for […]