Top web browsers 2018: Microsoft walks the road to browser irrelevance

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3199425/web-browsers/top-web-browsers-2018-microsoft-walks-the-road-to-browser-irrelevance.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft is less than two years away from becoming a browser afterthought, according to the newest data from analytics vendor Net Applications. Data published Thursday by the California-based company … Read more

Google’s Hangouts Chat collaboration app hits a booming market

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3258990/collaboration/googles-hangouts-chat-collaboration-app-hits-a-booming-market.html#tk.rss_all Google this week officially launched its Hangouts Chat app, the company’s take on the booming market for chat-based collaboration.  Hangouts Chat functions much like other group chat tools such … Read more

Microsoft Patch day brings bug warnings, another Office CtR, and the return of KB 2952664

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3258769/microsoft-windows/microsoft-patch-day-brings-bug-warnings-another-office-ctr-and-the-return-of-kb-2952664.html#tk.rss_all Once upon a time, the fourth Tuesday of the month was reserved by Microsoft for non-security patches. How times have changed. Yesterday, we saw a bunch of new bug … Read more

The blockchain market is hot; here’s how to learn the skills for it

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3258848/blockchain/the-blockchain-market-is-hot-heres-how-to-learn-the-skills-for-it.html#tk.rss_all Blockchain developers are in short supply and hot demand. The job of developing blockchain distributed ledgers for businesses was recently ranked second among the top 20 fastest-growing job skills, … Read more

As blockchain heats up, so do job prospects for devs

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3258848/blockchain/as-blockchain-heats-up-so-do-job-prospects-for-devs.html#tk.rss_all Blockchain developers are in short supply and hot demand. The job of developing blockchain distributed ledgers for businesses was recently ranked second among the top 20 fastest-growing job skills, … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Why the best work tools play nicely together

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3258808/collaboration/why-the-best-work-tools-play-nicely-together.html#tk.rss_all The idea of “unified communications” sounds good in theory. I mean, who wouldn’t want to have only one vendor to worry about for email, phone, instant messaging, calendar, contacts, … Read more

Microsoft Patch Alert: February’s fixes aren’t as bad as last month, but problems abound

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3216425/microsoft-windows/microsoft-patch-alert-februarys-fixes-arent-as-bad-as-last-month-but-problems-abound.html#tk.rss_all The January 2018 Microsoft patching cycle may have been the worst and most invasive set of Microsoft releases in recent memory. The February updates, by marked contrast, only clobber … Read more

Interview: Khronos brings Vulkan applications to Macs, iPhones, iPads

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3257925/apple-mac/interview-khronos-brings-vulkan-applications-to-macs-iphones-ipads.html#tk.rss_all Developers should be excited that Khronos today introduced new open source tools to port Vulkan applications to Apple’s platforms. I caught up with Khronos Group President, Neil Trevett, to … Read more