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Software Security

Windows 10: Microsoft Defender ATP now rates your security configurations

July 3, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) now gives your devices and network a security score that tells admins the health of their environment based on how it’s configured. A high score means the collective security configuration is in a good […]

Application Software, Software Category

Do you really need Photoshop for simple tasks? This app set does the same tricks for less

June 24, 2020

Via: The Next Web

Big, bright shiny apps for image editing are undeniably dazzling. With all the special controls, features and options available in a premium editing package like Photoshop, you can not only accomplish any feat of digital manipulation, but you could probably […]

Application Software, Software Category

Apple approves Hey bug fix update after Basecamp agrees to tweak app at center of store policy spat

June 22, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

A high-profile spat between Apple and Basecamp over the latter’s hosted email service, Hey, has ended in a temporary truce — just hours before the iOS maker’s annual developer shindig, WWDC, kicks off. In a blog post today Basecamp confirmed […]

Development Software, Software Category

One developer’s favorite Mac coding tools for PHP and web development

June 19, 2020

Via: ZDnet

According to the 2020 Stack Overflow Developer Survey, more coders work on Macs (27.5%) than on Linux (26.6%), but only by a very small margin. By contrast, nearly twice as many developers (45.8%) use Windows as their development machines. Over […]

Application Software, Software Category, System Software

Despite anti-China sentiment, Indians continue to download China-based apps

June 18, 2020

Via: The Next Web

Amid tension at the border between India and China, Indians are heavily running social media campaigns to boycott Chinese goods and apps. So much so that a developer made an Android app called “Remove China Apps” to help people find […]

Application Software, Software Category, System Software

Software is eating the world of eating

June 15, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

Software is eating the world. That’s what engineer/investor Marc Andreessen famously wrote nine years ago in a ground-breaking article in the Wall Street Journal. Andreessen was merely pointing out that global business was entering a new phase. Instead of technology […]

Operating systems, Windows

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 restarts purge of Windows 7

June 3, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Windows resumed a more-or-less normal pattern in May as Windows 7 shed share while Windows 10 added to its account, bucking the March-April trend where roles had flipped – perhaps because of businesses and governments urging people to work at […]

Application Software, Software Category, System Software

Install latest SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise patches, experts urge

June 3, 2020

Via: CSO Online

In May, SAP announced several security fixes for its Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) database product, which thousands of enterprises worldwide use. The researchers who discovered and reported the vulnerabilities are now urging organizations to deploy those patches as soon as […]

Mobile Apps

Apple publishes Maps mobility data to aid COVID-19 struggle

April 14, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Apple has released detailed mobility data gleaned from its Maps app that dramatically shows how the public’s walking, driving and public transit use has changed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re traveling a lot less The information shows huge reductions in […]

Operating systems, Others

Linux Foundation backs security-oriented seL4 microkernel operating system

April 7, 2020

Via: ZDnet

First thing’s first: Yes, the Linux Foundation is working with Data61 — the digital specialist arm for Australia’s national science agency, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) — to push forward the new security-first operating system kernel seL4. But […]