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Ubuntu Linux will never be the same after version 17.10
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
The latest version of Ubuntu Linux is here with the GNOME desktop as its new interface, as Ubuntu bids adieu to its own takes on the Linux desktop.
Galaxy Note 8: The revival of Samsung's poster child
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
From battery fires to the ensuing jokes, Samsung's Note series has survived it all, and this year's Galaxy Note 8 continues to be at the bleeding edge of what Samsung can offer, says its development team.
Agribusiness and utilities lead IoT adoption in Brazil
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
Other sectors struggle to see the return on investment, says study.
Ericsson: 5G will improve Australian telco revenue by almost 50 percent
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
Up to $13.5 billion worth of 5G-driven digitalisation revenue will be up for grabs for Australian carriers by 2026, according to Ericsson.
Atlassian beats Q1 expectations with revenue up 42 percent
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
The collaboration and productivity software company saw its subscription revenue grow 69 percent.
Chipmakers find new ways to move forward
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
Moore's Law is slowing at a time when new applications are demanding more muscle. The solution is to offload jobs to specialized hardware but these complex, heterogeneous systems will require a fresh approach.
MongoDB's successful IPO reflects its differences with traditional open source
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
Day one of trading was good for MongoDB. The company has grown with a developer-friendly platform, a unique open source model, and an ability to poach workloads from the Oracles and SQL Servers of the world. The looming challenge is how it navigates coopetition with its frenemies in the cloud.
PayPal reports solid Q3, active user base reaches 218 million
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
The company says it grew its active account base by 8.2 million during Q3.
Facebook open sources concurrent programming debugger
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
One of the hardest tricks for any programmer to do is to master concurrent programming. Facebook's new tool, RacerD, goes a long way to helping developers spot concurrency errors.
Medical marijuana: How IT can spark the budding cannabis industry
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
This fast-growing but difficult-to-navigate vertical needs IT providers. But how many will cater to a $20 billion industry that the feds consider illegal?
Leaked: Facebook security boss says its corporate network is run "like a college campus"
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
The source of the recording said Facebook's senior management and executives were apathetic to matters of cybersecurity. Facebook's security chief said he used one of the remarks "as a figure of speech."
Microsoft's Windows Server 1709: What's missing
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
Microsoft's latest Windows Server 2016 feature update, known as Build 1709, doesn't include support for Windows Server Essentials or Storage Spaces Direct.
Intel unveils SDK for third party Alexa devices
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
The chip giant said the Speech Enabling Developer Kit provides a complete audio front-end solution for far-field voice control.
That Pixel 2 XL screen: Just how bad is it?
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
There have been a lot of complaints about the display on Google's Pixel 2 XL. Is it annoying? Sure. A showstopper? Certainly not, and here's why.
Alphabet leads $1B investment round in Lyft
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
The investment adds another strand to the complicated web of alliances and rivalries developing in the emerging self-driving car market.
The Apple Watch 3 is awesome
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
Ten days in with the new Apple Watch 3 and I'm amazed by how quickly it integrated into daily life.
Ransomware: Security researchers spot emerging new strain of malware
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
'Magniber' ransomware could potentially be an experiment by people behind the Cerber ransomware family.
Google updates Data Loss Prevention API with new ways to manage data
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
As companies amass more data, they're looking for flexibility in how they identify and protect sensitive information, Google says.
Microsoft brings LinkedIn, Translator apps to Huawei's Mate 10 Android phones
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
Microsoft's newest Android pal, Huawei, is making available customized versions of Microsoft's LinkedIn and Microsoft Translator apps as part of its new Mate 10 phones.
Intel's new health IoT platform takes remote care beyond consumer devices
October 19th, 2017, 06:24 PM
Intel's Health Application Platform, paired with hardware from Flex, offers a way to remotely monitor patients without the challenges that come with tablet- or smartphone-based solutions.