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Top 5 Trending Programming Languages to Learn in the Next Years

September 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

One of the most important skills to learn today is knowing how to write a computer program. There are around 600 programming languages out there, each with its own complexities and idiosyncrasies. Mainstream and established programming languages are slowly losing […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple releases macOS Catalina 10.15.7, possibly the last update before Big Sur

September 25, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Earlier this week, Apple released updates for iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS—but nothing for macOS. Usually, Cupertino updates all its operating systems at once, but we’re in an odd place right now with new annual releases of the former three making […]


Software Category, System Software

Microsoft Office for desktops will be available through a one-time purchase next year

September 24, 2020

Via: The Next Web

When Microsoft announced Office 2019, some people were worried that it might be the last perpetual version (i.e. not a subscription model) in the offering. However, the company is planning to release a new flat-priced version of its marquee product […]


Software Category, System Software

YouTube’s new AI will block videos that are inappropriate for kids

September 23, 2020

Via: The Next Web

YouTube will start using AI to automatically add age restrictions to videos “over the coming months,” the company announced on Tuesday. The site currently relies on content reviewers to flag videos that aren’t appropriate for viewers under 18, but will […]


Mobile Apps

Android 11’s biggest letdown

September 22, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Android 11’s got plenty of good stuff going on, both on the surface and under the hood — but one of the release’s most promising new additions is turning out to be one of its least compelling elements. I’m talking […]


Operating systems, Windows

IT admins want one, and only one, Windows 10 upgrade annually

September 22, 2020

Via: Computerworld

IT administrators voiced strong support for Microsoft’s move to a fewer-than-two-upgrades-a-year Windows 10 cadence, even as many question the way the Redmond, Wash. developer has reduced the number of refreshes. Approximately 75% of nearly 500 IT professionals said that Windows […]


Development Software, Software Category

Code execution, defense evasion are top tactics used in critical attacks against corporate endpoints

September 21, 2020

Via: ZDnet

The threat landscape is under a constant state of evolution, with enterprise players hard-pressed to keep up with a frequent barrage of vulnerability disclosures, security updates, and the occasional zero-day. Analysts estimate that by 2021, 3.5 million cybersecurity roles will […]


Software Category, System Software

AI-first or nothing

September 21, 2020

Via: CIO

If an operating model defines how an organization positions people, process, and technology to deliver customer value, then companies with an AI-first operating model are those that prioritize the use of AI to weave more intelligence and automation into the […]


Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

The worst version of Windows ever released

September 18, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Twenty years ago this month Microsoft released a stink bomb of an operating system, Windows Me. Unstable, unloved and unusable, that was Windows Me. Many people believe it was the worst version of Windows ever built. The anniversary got me […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 upgrades are rarely useful, say IT admins

September 17, 2020

Via: Computerworld

A majority of IT administrators polled this summer said that the twice-a-year Windows 10 feature upgrades are not useful – or rarely so – a stunning stance considering how much effort Microsoft puts into building the updates. About 58% of […]