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Computing, Operating Systems

Windows 11 making you wait ages for files to copy? There’s a fix for that

December 1, 2022

Via: Techradar

Windows 11 users who have run into a problem whereby they’re finding that large files are copying really slowly will be pleased to hear that Microsoft has now fixed the issue. This issue affects Windows 11 22H2, and note that […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Video calls are finally getting better for virtual machine users

December 1, 2022

Via: Techradar

The video calling experience for some virtual machine (VM) users is about to get a whole lot better thanks to a new Google Meet upgrade. In a post on the Google Workspace blog(opens in new tab), the company noted, “If […]


Cybersecurity, Security

What Developers Need to Fight the Battle Against Common Vulnerabilities

December 1, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Today’s threat landscape is constantly evolving, and now more than ever, organizations and businesses in every sector have a critical need to consistently produce and maintain secure software. While some verticals – like the finance industry, for example – have […]


Privacy, Security

Tax filing software reportedly caught sending personal financial info to Meta

November 23, 2022

Via: Techradar

Several tax prep services have been found sending sensitive financial information to Meta, including people’s income, filing status, and even amounts won in college scholarships. The information comes via an investigative report from The Markup(opens in new tab), which claims […]


Computing, Software & Applications

IBM sues Micro Focus for mainframe software copyright infringement

November 22, 2022

Via: Info World

IBM has filed a civil suit against partner Micro Focus in federal district court in New York, alleging that the British software company had violated its partnership agreement and violated IBM’s patents in selling its “Micro Focus Web Services.”The suit, […]


Hacking, Security

This nasty Google Chrome extension is after your crypto and your passwords

November 22, 2022

Via: Techradar

A particularly nasty crypto-stealing malware has gotten a facelift to make it even more dangerous, researchers have claimed. Cybersecurity experts from Avast have warned the ViperSoftX Windows malware, a JavaScript-based RAT that’s been around for more than two years, has […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Angular 15 arrives with standalone APIs

November 18, 2022

Via: Info World

Angular 15, the latest version of the Google-developed, TypeScript-based web application framework, has just been released. The update features now-stable, “standalone” APIs that allow developers to build applications without using NgModules. Angular 15 was officially unveiled on November 16. The […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

New Google Lens update makes it easier than ever to indulge your food cravings

November 17, 2022

Via: Techradar

Google’s engineers must’ve been hungry when designing these latest updates, as Google Lens is getting a feast of new features that make it easier to find delicious-looking food. Google Lens is Google’s picture-based search tool that allows you to use […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 and Z Fold4 get stable One UI 5.0 and Android 13

November 17, 2022

Via: GSMArena.com

Last week, Samsung released a stable update to One UI 5.0 based on Android 13 for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 and Z Fold4, but it was made available only to beta testers in the US. Now, the Korean tech […]


Computing, Software & Applications

SAP Build wields low-code for business apps, workflow automation

November 16, 2022

Via: Info World

SAP has rolled out SAP Build, a cloud-based, low-code application development and workflow management solution that enables non-developers to build enterprise applications, automate business processes, and design business websites. SAP Build is built on the SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP). […]


Computing, Software & Applications

TypeScript 4.9 intros operator for finding coding mistakes

November 16, 2022

Via: Info World

Microsoft’s TypeScript 4.9, a planned upgrade to the popular, strongly typed language that builds on JavaScript, is now available as a production release. The update features a satisfies operator that can catch errors. With satisfies, developers can validate that the […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Gmail’s next free update will make it easier to track your deliveries

November 15, 2022

Via: Techradar

Gmail is getting a free update that will make it much easier for you to keep track of the deliveries you make this holiday season and in the future. We’ve been there before: you pick up a few of this […]


Privacy, Security

GitHub doesn’t want users to name and shame security flaws any more

November 15, 2022

Via: Techradar

GitHub is allowing developers to notify their peers of discovered vulnerabilities – quietly. The company says this will avoid the “name and shame” game and prevent exploitations that might result from public disclosure. In a blog post(opens in new tab) […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Java, Python top most wanted list for employers

November 14, 2022

Via: Info World

When it comes to the programming language skills employers want most, HackerRank has found a handful of languages bunched at the top of the list, including Java, Python, and SQL. Demand for others, such as Go and TypeScript, is growing […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint gets mobile integration

November 14, 2022

Via: Techradar

Late last week, Microsoft announced the Mobile Network Protection feature for Android and iOS devices will be integrated with the company’s cloud-based security platform Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE). According to the announcement, the feature will help businesses find weaknesses […]


Computing, Data Management

Microsoft tightening Azure security with “granular” permissions

November 14, 2022

Via: Techradar

All of Azure DevOps REST APIs are now getting granular Personal Access Tokens (PAT). The goal of the change, which was met with glee in the cybersecurity community, is to minimize the potential damage of a leaked PAT credential. Announcing […]


Computing, Software & Applications

GitHub Codespaces freely available to all GitHub users

November 11, 2022

Via: Info World

GitHub Codespaces is now generally available for GitHub Free and GitHub Pro plan users, GitHub announced on November 10. IDE and code editor access to the GitHub-hosted development environments has been expanded as well. GitHub Free users will be allotted […]


Computing, Software & Applications

You’ll soon be able to code on GitHub with just your voice

November 10, 2022

Via: Techradar

GitHub has announced a new speech recognition tool that it hopes will extend the reach of its programming tools by giving a much-needed accessibility boost to the industry. The so-called “Hey, GitHub!” will feature in GitHub Copilot in a move […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

iCloud Photos is coming to Windows 11

November 10, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft has begun the rollout of iCloud photo library integration within Windows 11, in the form of an update to the Photos app. The announcement(opens in new tab) on the Windows Experience Blog from Dave Grochocki, Principal Product Manager Lead […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

New Windows Driver for Steam Deck Offers Vague Improvements

November 9, 2022

Via: Tom's Hardware

Steam Deck(opens in new tab) owners who use Windows on their portable gaming machines rather than the Linux-based SteamOS have an updated APU driver to play with. Announced by the Steam Deck Twitter account — which tweets using the web […]