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Software Security

Application Security Optimised for Engineering Productivity

April 17, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Laura Bell Main, author of Agile Application Security and founder of SafeStack, recently presented a webinar titled Decoding Dev Culture 2024, in which she provided a “from the ground view” of security in 2024. Drawing from her experience, and a […]


Operating systems, Windows

You’re not really still using Windows XP, are you?

April 16, 2024

Via: Computerworld

I don’t know whether to be amazed or horrified at how much out-of-date technology we’re still using. Maybe both. Both is good. It’s been 10 years since Windows XP support expired. That’s a whole decade, people! But when I recently […]


Software Category, System Software

Shadow API Detection for Google Cloud Environments in Preview

April 16, 2024

Via: InfoQ

During Google Cloud Next, Google announced the preview release of shadow API detection in Advanced API Security, part of the Apigee API Management solution. This managed API Broker service in the Google Cloud allows users to design, secure, deploy, monitor, […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft wants to show you ads in Windows 11’s Start menu. Here’s how to prevent them

April 15, 2024

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is testing a way to further mismanage the Windows 11 Start menu: displaying icons for recommended apps. In a Friday blog post announcing the latest Windows 11 Insider Preview Build for the Beta channel, the company revealed that it’s […]


Software Category, System Software

Framework’s software and firmware have been a mess, but it’s working on them

April 15, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

Since Framework showed off its first prototypes in February 2021, we’ve generally been fans of the company’s modular, repairable, upgradeable laptops. Not that the company’s hardware releases to date have been perfect—each Framework Laptop 13 model has had quirks and […]


Application Software, Software Category

What everyone’s getting wrong about Google’s Chrome incognito saga

April 10, 2024

Via: Computerworld

If you’ve spent much time wading around this warbly ol’ web of ours lately, you might be feeling a teensy sense of unease over your internet browsing history. The reason, in case you’ve been living under a metaphorical boulder for […]


iOS, Operating systems

X Rolls Out Passkeys Support to iPhone Users Worldwide

April 9, 2024

Via: MacRumors

X, formerly Twitter, has extended support for passkeys as a login option for iPhone users across the globe, the company has announced. Passkeys support was introduced by X earlier this year, but the option was limited to iOS users based […]


Software Security

Feds say Microsoft security ‘requires an overhaul’ — but will it listen?

April 9, 2024

Via: Computerworld

In early April, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) delivered a blistering report excoriating Microsoft’s lax security practices, which allowed Chinese spies to hack into the accounts of high-level government officials, including Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, Ambassador to China […]


Operating systems, Windows

How to send and receive iMessages on Windows

April 8, 2024

Via: ZDnet

If you’re an iPhone user with a Windows PC, Microsoft has a feature that allows you to send and receive iMessages directly from your PC. You can also view your phone’s notifications and place or receive calls. Android users have […]


Development Software, Software Category

How to test large language models

April 8, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

There’s significant buzz and excitement around using AI copilots to reduce manual work, improving software developer productivity with code generators, and innovating with generative AI. The business opportunities are driving many development teams to build knowledge bases with vector databases […]


Development Software, Software Category

Visual Studio Code: Unity Extension Is Now Generally Available

April 3, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Last month, Microsoft announced the general availability of the Unity extension for Visual Studio Code. This extension, built upon the C# Dev Kit and C# extensions, offers a toolkit tailored for Unity development within Visual Studio Code, accessible on Windows, […]


Application Software, Software Category

Adding a Natural Language Interface to Your Application

April 2, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Early in 2023 ChatGPT took the world by storm. There has been a mixture of fear and excitement about what this technology can and can’t do. Personally I was amazed by it and I continue to use ChatGPT almost every […]


Development Software, Software Category

Avoiding the dangers of AI-generated code

April 2, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

2023 has been a breakout year for developers and generative AI. GitHub Copilot graduated from its technical preview stage in June 2022, and OpenAI released ChatGPT in November 2022. Just 18 months later, according to a survey by Sourcegraph, 95% […]


iOS, Operating systems

What to Expect From iOS 17.5

April 1, 2024

Via: MacRumors

Apple has yet to release the first beta of iOS 17.5 for the iPhone, but two changes are already expected with the upcoming software update. iOS 17.5 will likely allow iPhone users in the EU to download apps directly from […]


Application Software

Microsoft splits up the Teams and Office apps worldwide, following EU split

April 1, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

Months after unbundling the apps in the European Union, Microsoft is taking the Office and Teams breakup worldwide. Reuters reports that Microsoft will begin selling Teams and the other Microsoft 365 apps to new commercial customers as separate products with […]


Development Software, Software Category

Dagger Enables Developer Functions for CI/CD and Opens the Daggerverse

March 27, 2024

Via: InfoQ

The open-source Dagger project, which aims to be “CI/CD as code that runs anywhere,” recently released version 0.10. This release introduces custom Dagger Functions, a feature that simplifies CI scripts while expanding possibilities for developers seeking cleaner, more efficient pipelines. […]


Application Software, Software Category

The Ultimate Guide to Selecting the Best Video Editing Software

March 26, 2024

Via: TechBullion

Lights, camera, action! If you’re looking to take your video editing skills to the next level, you’ve come to the right place. In this ultimate guide, we’ll break down everything you need to know about selecting the best video editing […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

MacOS 14.4.1 makes it once again safe to update your Mac

March 26, 2024

Via: ZDnet

At last, it appears to be safe to update your Mac again! Earlier this month, Apple released MacOS 14.4 and users swiftly reported a plethora of frustrating issues. Reported bugs included printers and hubs vanishing, DRM plugins for professional audio […]


Operating systems, Others

watchOS 11 is expected to be a small update, but there’s one feature it really needs

March 25, 2024

Via: BGR

Apple is expected to introduce watchOS 11 during the WWDC 2024 keynote. This update will also help celebrate the tenth anniversary of the original Apple Watch. Still, it doesn’t seem watchOS 11 will be a major update with tons of […]


Development Software, Software Category

10 cloud development gotchas to watch out for

March 25, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

The benefits of developing software in the cloud include increased flexibility and reliability, greater efficiency, and reduced costs. But cloud-based development also presents a host of challenges. Knowing what to watch out for is the first step to protecting your […]