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Computing, Software & Applications

Google’s new web app lets you ‘Squoosh’ images down to smaller file sizes

November 13, 2018

Via: The Verge

Nicely displaying high-quality images without sacrificing load time can be a constant dilemma. Now, an experimental web app from Google called “Squoosh” offers a quick and easy way to get the best of both worlds, via 9to5Google. It’s a pretty […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Docker unveils Windows Server app migration program

November 8, 2018

Via: Info World

Docker has unveiled a new service to migrate legacy applications away from versions of Windows Server that are either obsolete or approaching end of life. The Windows Server Application Migration Program uses the latest version of Docker Enterprise with services […]


Computing, Software & Applications

You can now use Alexa on any Windows 10 PC

November 8, 2018

Via: TechSpot

If Cortana just wasn’t enough for your needs, Amazon is giving you the opportunity to use its proprietary ‘Alexa’ voice assistant on your Windows 10 PC today. To be clear, this isn’t a result of any sort of partnership between […]


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Microsoft revamps machine learning tools for Apache Spark

October 24, 2018

Via: Info World

Microsoft has revamped its MMLSpark open source project, the better to integrate “many deep learning and data science tools to the Spark ecosystem,” according to the notes on the project repository. MMLSpark, originally released last year, is a collection of […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Lenovo updates Smart Displays with Google Home Hub features, many improvements

October 23, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Lenovo has just announced that a major update is now being rolled out to its Smart Displays. The update will be released in waves over the next few weeks, so if you’ve bought one or plan to get it soon, […]


Computing, Software & Applications

The best video editing software 2018: free and paid

October 19, 2018

Via: Techradar

The best free and premium video editing software will make everyday tasks like trimming, combining and applying filters to clips as simple as possible, and all the tools we’ve picked here are the very best in their class. If you’re […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Puppet builds project and vulnerability assessment tools for devops

October 11, 2018

Via: Info World

Puppet is developing applications to provide operational insights and vulnerability assessments for devops. Both the insights and vulnerability tools are in private beta. Devops insights tool The Puppet Insights tool, which arose from Puppet’s June 2018 acquisition of data visualization […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Google Assistant can now be activated from the lock screen

October 11, 2018

Via: The Verge

Google announced a bunch of new hardware at its Made By Google event earlier this week, but it notably skimmed over updates to Google Assistant that will power the new Pixel 3 and Home Hub smart display. Today, the company […]


Computing, Software & Applications

FogHorn Unveils Groundbreaking Lightning Edge Intelligence 2.0

October 10, 2018

Via: DataVersity

According to a recent press release, “FogHorn, a leading developer of edge intelligence software for industrial and commercial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, announced today the availability of its Lightning™ 2.0 software. The additions to the Lightning portfolio establish new […]


Computing, Hardware, Software & Applications

Apple software reportedly bricks third-party MacBook Pro repairs

October 5, 2018

Via: Techradar

If something goes awry with your shiny new MacBook Pro, you might not want to turn to your friendly local Apple repair shop. Motherboard reports, citing an internal Apple document, that the latest MacBook Pro models have software locks installed […]