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Minimizing repair costs in cloud storage

must read What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know from public and private cloud to software as a service An introduction to cloud computing from IaaS and PaaS to hybrid, public and private cloud. Read More As the Big Data revolution continues its exponential growth, the problems of processing and protecting that also grow. Advanced ECCs – along… Read more →

The next UX frontier: a simpler view of enterprise applications

The mobile smartphone and cloud revolution changed employees’ expectations about user experience. Essentially, consumer apps have spoiled them forever. As Rasmus Skjoldan of Magnolia put it in a recent article, “it dawned on everyone that it just wasn’t humane to have great UX in your private life and nauseating mazes of software to fight against at work.” The overriding mission… Read more →

Web inventor Berners-Lee creates a new privacy first way of dealing with the internet

must read Windows 10 privacy guide: How to take control In this guide, Ed Bott shows you which privacy settings help you create the right balance of privacy and convenience in Windows 10. Read More We live our lives on the internet. That’s because when Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the web, he made it easy for everyone to use it… Read more →

Telegram fixes IP address leak in desktop client

Image: Dhiraj Mishra Telegram users who specifically utilize the application for its anonymity features are advised to update their desktop clients as soon as possible to patch a bug that will leak their IP address in some scenarios. The bug was found by Dhiraj Mishra, a bug hunter from Mumbai, India, and was patched by Telegram with the releases of… Read more →

UK Conservative Party conference app leaks MPs’ personal details

A mobile conferencing app developed for the UK’s Conservative Party leaked the private details of people who registered to attend party conferences, including the details of party members and UK government officials. The leak was discovered on Saturday afternoon, September 29, by Guardian columnist Dawn Foster who posted her findings on Twitter. Foster discovered that anyone who wanted to attend… Read more →

Nomad Horween leather cases for Apple iPhone XS Max: Functional, rugged, and attractive

Apple products you should not buy (Updated September 2018 edition) Now that the new iPhones, along with the Apple Watch Series 4, have landed, you’re a go to buy new a some shiney new Apple stuff. But there are plenty of other Apple products you should … Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/nomad-horween-leather-cases-for-apple-iphone-xs-max-functional-rugged-and-attractive/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Nomad Horween leather cases for Apple iPhone XS Max: Functional,… Read more →

Facebook says it detected security breach after traffic spike

An unusual traffic spike is what alerted Facebook engineers that something might be wrong, and it was an investigation into this heightened activity that led engineers to discover a massive security breach this week. Facebook confirmed the hack earlier today, in a press release. It said hackers stole access tokens for roughly 50 million users. Access tokens are alpha-numeric codes… Read more →

Key Oracle exec Thomas Kurian resigns

Longtime Oracle executive Thomas Kurian has resigned, according to a Securities and Exchange Committee filing. Kurian told Oracle Friday that he was stepping down, effective immediately, “to pursue other opportunities.” Kurian, as president of product development, was responsible for leading software development and transitioning the company’s technology to the cloud. He’s been with the company since 1996 and reported directly… Read more →

​Linus Torvalds answers 5 questions in BBC letter

To hear some people talk about it, Linux’s new Code of Conduct (CoC) will destroy Linux by shoving out developers who don’t kowtow to political correctness. Others are sure Linux will remain a haven for abusive jerks. Linus Torvalds, in an e-mail to the BBC, revealed he’s sick of both sides. I addressed some of these myths about Torvalds stepping… Read more →

Microsoft is bringing the Robot Operating System to Windows 10

Credit: Microsoft Microsoft is working on an “experimental” release of the Robot Operating System (ROS) for Windows. Microsoft’s goal with this move is to “bring the intelligent edge to robotics,” officials said on September 28, across home, education, commercial and industrial robots. Microsoft has joined the ROS Industrial Consortium, which is focused on extending ROS to manufacturing for industrial robotic… Read more →