Tag: tech

Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Open source security software Snort gets a major upgrade

January 20, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Popular open source intrusion detection and prevention system Snort has received a major upgrade, featuring several new features including the ability to run across multiple environments and operating systems. Snort 3, which analyzes network traffic in real-time to detect and […]

Application Software, Operating systems, Others, Software Category

LG’s 2021 TVs include a ‘Game Optimizer’ and native Google Stadia and GeForce Now apps

January 11, 2021

Via: TechSpot

The 2020 gaming boom has clearly had an impact on television manufacturers. LG unveiled its 2021 lineup of smart TVs with gamer-centric features, including settings, and native game streaming. At CES 2021, LG unveiled its newest TVs featuring the latest […]

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 […]

Software Category, System Software

Why AI is so power-hungry

December 29, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

This month, Google forced out a prominent AI ethics researcher after she voiced frustration with the company for making her withdraw a research paper. The paper pointed out the risks of language-processing artificial intelligence, the type used in Google Search […]

Development Software, Software Category

Go local with Azure Logic Apps development

December 15, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

Low- and no-code development have become key for digital transformation, giving information workers the tools to build the apps they need. There’s a significant app gap, one that under-resourced development teams are increasingly unable to fill. So giving tools to […]

Operating systems, Windows

December Patch Tuesday round-up: Winding down for the year

December 9, 2020

Via: Computerworld

At last, we have the final updates for 2020 from Microsoft. For anyone keeping count, we ended up with 1,250 CVEs (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) for the year. That’s almost 50% more than the 800 we had to deal with […]

Mobile Apps, Software Category, System Software

10 ways Google Assistant devices can help with working from home

December 8, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Working from home can be a major adjustment from toiling away in a traditional office environment, as so many desk-dwelling humans have been reminded this year. You’ve got less equipment, less face-to-face collaboration, and less sophisticated snacking options (probably the […]

Software Category, System Software

Google Releases New Coral APIs for IoT AI

December 8, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Google has released new APIs and tools for their Coral AI toolkit. The new release brings parity across the C++ and Python SDKs and includes more efficient memory usage. Other updates include additional pre-trained models and general availability of model […]

Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10: This is 2020’s last 2004 and 20H2 optional update, says Microsoft

December 1, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Windows users and admins can expect a Patch Tuesday update on December 8, but Microsoft just snuck in the final optional update for the latest versions of Windows 10 a day ahead of its December 1 cut-off. In mid-November Microsoft […]