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Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft confirms Windows 10 21H1 is coming and won’t be a major update

February 16, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft officials have said nothing publicly about the next Windows 10 feature update. While there have been sightings of 21H1 references in Insider test builds and some Microsoft documentation, there’s been no other official information on the next release. That […]


Development Software, Software Category

Google Cloud funds Python projects

February 16, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

Google Cloud has donated $350,000 to the Python Software Foundation, with the goals of aiding CPython development, improving foundational Python tools, and beefing up the security of the Python package ecosystem. Three specific projects will be supported by the donation, […]


Mobile Apps, Software Security

When cryptographers looked at iOS and Android security, they weren’t happy

January 29, 2021

Via: Computerworld

For years, the US government begged Apple executives to create a backdoor for law enforcement. Apple publicly resisted, arguing that any such move for law enforcement would quickly become a backdoor for cyberthieves and cyberterrorists. Good security protects us all, […]


Software Category, System Software

Education SaaS Provider Achieves Agile Cloud Migration with Fast, Flexible Fortinet Solutions in AWS

January 25, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Migrating applications from brick-and-mortar data centers to the cloud can present formidable challenges for any enterprise. But the stakes are highest for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution providers, whose entire business model is based on delivering secure, managed applications with guaranteed levels […]


Operating systems, Windows

This Windows 10 bug can corrupt your hard drive just by opening a folder

January 15, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Be careful. A particularly “nasty” Windows 10 bug can potentially corrupt your hard drive just by looking in a folder. An attacker can embed and specially crafted string in a shortcut or folder that instantly corrupts the MFT. It can […]


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 […]


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 […]


Development Software, Software Category

Python edges C++ for Tiobe’s programming language of the year

January 5, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

For the fourth time, Python has won Tiobe’s programming language of the year award, given to the language gaining the most popularity in one year. In winning the designation for 2020, Python jumped 2.01 percentage points last year in the […]


Software Security

Cryptocurrency stealer for Windows, macOS, and Linux went undetected for a year

January 5, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Soaring cryptocurrency valuations have broken record after record over the past few years, turning people with once-modest holdings into overnight millionaires. One determined ring of criminals has tried to join the party using a wide-ranging operation that for the past […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft hints at coming “sweeping visual rejuvenation” of Windows 10

January 4, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

We’ve been hearing rumors for a while now about a significant visual refresh planned for Windows 10 in 2021 under the codename “Sun Valley.” Those rumors gained some extra steam this morning, when Windows Latest reporter Mayank Parmar spotted a […]