Full Article : Opensource.com – https://opensource.com/article/17/11/making-open-source-evergreen Danese Cooper is one of open source’s strongest advocates, credited with advancing the open sourcing of technology at major companies including Sun Microsystems, Intel, and now PayPal, where she has served as head of open source since 2014. read more
Full Article : Opensource.com – https://opensource.com/open-organization/17/11/tap-community-power-unconference In this article, I want to share with you of the power of an unconference—because I believe it’s a technique anyone can use to generate innovative ideas, harness the power of participation, and strengthen community ties. I’ve developed a 90-minute session that mimics the … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/apple-patch-root/ I am not a rich man. With that said, when I bought my first-ever Mac computer last year — a 2016 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar — parting with that much cash was a very big deal for me. I spent more on this … Read more
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/ecKm8WmcV6s/ With so many “-wares” in computers, it can get confusing what is what. While we can’t explain all the “-wares,” in this article we will discuss the term “firmware” and how it’s different from software. What Is Firmware? Let’s spill the beans … Read more
Full Article : LinOxide – https://linoxide.com/linux-how-to/system-tar-restore-bash-script-linux-backup/ “System Tar and Restore” is an open-source program for Linux that offers several options to create backups and restore them. It consists of two scripts: One is the main program and the other one is a GUI wrapper. It has […] The post System … Read more
Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3205187/enterprise-applications/office-365-a-guide-to-the-updates.html#tk.rss_all Office 365 subscribers always have the latest version of Microsoft Office — currently Office 2016. They also get more frequent software updates than those who have purchased Office 2016 without a subscription, which means subscribers have access to the latest features, security patches and … Read more
Full Article : TechNewsWorld – http://www.technewsworld.com/story/84977.html?rss=1 Apple on Wednesday released Security Update 2017-001 to fix a serious flaw revealed earlier via Twitter. The patch is available for macOS High Sierra 10.13.1. macOS 10.12.6 and earlier versions aren’t affected by the flaw. “This morning, as of 8 a.m., the update is … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/new-web-browsing-security-tool-arrives-dns-over-tls/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Tenta DNS, an open-source DNS over TLS resolver, will help preserve users’ privacy after the fall of net neutrality.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/mobile-wireless/phablets-becoming-the-preferred-smartphone-form-factor.html Consumers are snapping up large-screen smartphones and vendors are happy to oblige, according to a new IDC forecast.
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/At1uu-Evc9w/ Ever look at your screen and wish you could just crank a little bit more resolution out of it than it’s physically capable of? Sounds like a pipedream, but the reality is that you can crank more resolution out of it using a … Read more
Full Article : TechNewsWorld – http://www.technewsworld.com/story/84976.html?rss=1 AWS has announced Amazon Sumerian, a new Web-based platform to help developers quickly design and deploy VR, AR and 3D applications without the requirement for complicated tools and training. The platform lets developers build realistic VR, AR or 3D environments, populate them with animated … Read more
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/oxtc8IApNZo/ Do you wish to protect your privacy online? Used by over 41 million users, ZenMate lets you access the web securely, anonymously, and without restriction. It employs top-level encryption to keep your passwords and banking information safe, letting you browse the Web … Read more
Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3238927/security/tech-talk-uber-hack-google-tracks-aws-packs-in-china-and-firefox-is-back.html#tk.rss_all Compare and contrast: How Uber handled its data breach last year and how Imgur handled the same kind of thing last week. (Hint: Each company responded in radically different ways.) That’s what our tech panel – CSO‘s Michael Nadeau, Network World‘s Brandon Butler, Macworld‘s … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/simple-security-step-by-step-guide/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 This simple advice will help to protect you against hackers and government surveillance.
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/m2cISViDaBQ/ Your Gmail account can feel like an extension of you, and there’s a good chance you’ve had the same one for as far back as you can remember. So deciding to delete your Gmail account is a potentially big commitment. But sometimes the … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/windows-10-is-now-on-600-million-active-devices/ At 2015’s Build developer conference, Microsoft announced that it anticipated over 1 billion Windows 10 devices to be in consumers hands within 2 years, but thanks to the failure — and ultimate death — of Windows 10 Mobile, that was clearly never going to … Read more
Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239027/apple-mac/apple-apologizes-issues-mac-login-security-patch.html#tk.rss_all With great apology, Apple has rushed to respond to the appalling macOS High Sierra security flaw, issuing a software update that has been made immediately available for download and will be automatically installed in existing Macs. ‘We greatly regret’ Apple has shared the following … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/flagship-smartphones-specs-benchmarks-and-prices-for-iphone-samsung-huawei-and-more/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Updated to include OnePlus 5T, BlackBerry Motion and HTC U11+ specs. Here’s how the top end of the smartphone market looks at the moment.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/apple-fixes-macos-password-flaw/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The security update is rolling out now in the Mac App Store and will be automatically installed on all Macs running the latest macOS by some time today.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/shipping-firm-warns-that-hackers-may-leak-confidential-information/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Global shipbroker says it fell victim to a cyber security incident and is contacting those who might have had their information stolen by attackers.
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/zw7pfQw0AGQ/ The release of Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark brought with it some serious changes. Ubuntu switched from the traditional X server over to Wayland, and more noticeably, dropped the Unity desktop in favor of GNOME. To ease the transition, Ubuntu comes with GNOME … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-adds-security-monitoring-and-threat-defence-with-guardduty/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Powered by machine learning, Amazon GuardDuty analyses public and AWS-generated events to notify users of anomalies and offer remediation advice.
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/facebook-selfie-login/ Some Facebook users have reported that the social network is asking them to upload a selfie as a means of verifying their identity. It seems that the company is testing out a new form of captcha as it asks that you “upload a photo … Read more
Full Article : Linux.com – https://www.linux.com/blog/event/elce/2017/11/inside-agl-familiar-open-source-components-ease-learning-curve Title: Inside AGL: Familiar Open Source Components Ease Learning Curve29 NovLearn more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/microsoft-edge-beta-android-password-syncing/ Microsoft has just given mobile users a more compelling reason to use Edge as their web browser — and heaven knows one was needed. The latest update to the mobile browser brings a genuinely useful feature: password syncing. The announcement that Edge was coming … Read more