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Development Software, Software Category

How to log data to the Windows Event Log in C#

November 30, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

The Windows operating system logs data into the Windows Event Log whenever a problem occurs. You can view this data using the Windows Event Viewer tool. This article discusses how you can programmatically work with the Windows Event Log in […]


Development Software, Software Category

The Open Source Security Foundation was a long time coming

November 30, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) is a few months old now, but the question is why it isn’t years old. After years of attackers exploiting bugs in OpenSSL, Apache Struts, and countless other projects, along with our laziness in […]


Operating systems, Windows

New Windows 10 Insider preview brings bug fixes and more ahead of Microsoft’s December break

November 24, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has released the Windows 10 20H2 Build 19042.662 to the Beta and Release Preview Channels for Insiders who are on 20H2 or the Windows 10 October 2020 Update. The update, KB4586853, contains a load of bug fixes but is […]


Development Software, Software Category

Public clouds and big tech target low-code capabilities

November 23, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

I’ve been using low-code and no-code platforms for almost two decades to build internal workflow applications and rapidly develop customer-facing experiences. I always had development teams working on Java, .NET, or PHP applications built on top of SQL and NoSQL […]


Development Software, Software Category

TypeScript 4.1 arrives with template literal types

November 23, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

TypeScript 4.1, an upgrade to Microsoft’s popular open source language that adds types to JavaScript, is now available as a production release. The upgrade features template literal types and a multitude of other improvements. The template literal type has the […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft deviates from the norm, forcibly upgrades Windows 10 1903 with minor 1909 refresh

November 18, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft has begun forcibly upgrading Windows 10 PCs running version 1903 with that same year’s 1909 faux upgrade as the former’s retirement deadline waits just weeks away. Windows 10 1903, the operating system refresh that Microsoft launched in late May […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10: Microsoft reveals Pluton security chip – ‘Expect Patch Tuesday-type updates’

November 17, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has announced its Pluton processor, a forthcoming chip that lives apart from the main CPU and which will be available in future Windows 10 PCs. The Microsoft Pluton processor is designed to improve protections against physical attacks and stop […]


Software Security

Hackers can use just-fixed Intel bugs to install malicious firmware on PCs

November 14, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

As the amount of sensitive data stored on computers has exploded over the past decade, hardware and software makers have invested increasing amounts of resources into securing devices against physical attacks in the event that they’re lost, stolen, or confiscated. […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple release MacOS 11 Big Sur, with a new design and Apple Silicon compatibility

November 12, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Apple on Thursday released the next big software update for its Mac computer lineup, MacOS 11 Big Sur. The update is available in the Mac App Store right now. Apple announced the Big Sur release date earlier this week during […]


Software Category, System Software

When AI can save lives

November 10, 2020

Via: CIO

Healthcare has once again fallen under the spotlight, given the current global situation. Medical science has undoubtedly improved rapidly, extending life expectancy across the globe. But as people live longer, medical systems are witnessing vast growth in demand for services, […]