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Computing, Software & Applications

The 10 essential tools for JavaScript developers

December 12, 2017

Via: Info World

JavaScript, by being the language supported in all mainstream browsers, has been key to the development of browser-based web apps, garnering attention from multitudes of developers while being fitted with new capabilities nearly every year. Naturally, an ecosystem of frameworks […]


Cybersecurity, Security

How containers and microservices change security

December 12, 2017

Via: Info World

Today organizations large and small are exploring the adoption of cloud-native software technologies. “Cloud-native” refers to an approach that packages software within standardized units called containers, arranges those units into microservices that interface with each other to form applications, and […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Admit your mistakes if you want to succeed in the cloud

December 12, 2017

Via: Info World

It’s 8:00 a.m. and I get a call from a client. It sounds like the workloads that the CIO had IT move to public cloud are not performing well. The data, by the way, was left on-premises, so all database […]


Cybersecurity, Security

GitHub Introduces Dependency Graph and Security Alerts

December 12, 2017

Via: InfoQ

At its Universe conference, GitHub has announced a number of features aiming to make your code more protected. These include a dependency graph and, built on top of the former, security alerts. Additionally, GitHub now provides a recommender, which promises […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

How long it takes to move a workload to the cloud

December 11, 2017

Via: Info World

I get this question all the time: How long will it take to move a certain number of applications to the cloud? Of course, they get the standard consultant answer: “It depends.” But there are some rules of thumb that […]


Computing, Hardware

Google Aims to Demonstrate Quantum Supremacy with a 50-Qubit Processor

December 11, 2017

Via: InfoQ

In a paper published in Nature, Google has revealed its plans to demonstrate that quantum computers can perform a computational task beyond the capability of a classical computer, a claim known as quantum supremacy. Key in Google’s plan is building a 50-qubit […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Gluon brings AI developers self-tuning machine learning

December 11, 2017

Via: Info World

Deep learning systems have long been tough to work with, due to all the fine-tuning and knob-twiddling needed to get good results from them. Gluon is a joint effort by Microsoft and Amazon Web Services do reduce all that fiddling effort. Gluon works […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Fitbit’s Ionic smartwatch is no Apple Watch killer

December 8, 2017

Via: Mashable

If the Ionic smartwatch is the best Fitbit can do, the company might be doomed, and the Apple Watch has nothing to worry about. As sensors shrank and gadgets became lifestyle choices, Fitbit’s propelled itself to the top of the […]


Internet, Social Networking

Facebook testing an ‘Instant Videos’ feature

December 8, 2017

Via: DailyMail

While watching videos on Facebook may be a fun way to pass time, they can drain your phone’s precious data allowance. But the days of having to wait until you’re connected to Wi-Fi to watch videos on the site could […]


Mobile, Tablets

Lenovo Debuts Tab 4 Series of Tablets in India; Tab 4 8 and Tab 4 10 Models Available

December 8, 2017

Via: Tablet News

Lenovo brought its Tab 4 slates at MWC 2017 and half a year later here they are, finally ready for a debut in India. We’re talking about 4 slates, split into two diagonal choices: 8 inches and 10 inches. These […]