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Google Streamlining Cloud Division’s Workforce

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-streamlining-cloud-division-s-workforce

9 hrs ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The industrys third-largest public cloud provider has taken on waves of new employees with multiple acquisitions. Now it is restructuring headcount to boost the bottom line.

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Google Cloud launches Archive cold storage service

https://www.networkworld.com/article/3513903/google-cloud-launches-archive-cold-storage-service.html

9 hrs ago

Archive will focus on long-term data retention and compete against AWS Glacier, Microsoft Cool Blob Storage, and IBM Cloud Storage.

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uGet is an open source download manager for Windows and Linux that also supports Torrents and Video downloads

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/18/uget-is-an-open-source-download-manager-for-windows-and-linux-that-also-supports-torrents-and-video-downloads/

9 hrs ago

XDM and HTTP Downloader are very good open source download managers; uGet is another one that you may use if you're looking for some advanced options. Download and extract the program's archive […]

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Ghacks Deals: Mashvisor Professional Plan: Lifetime Subscription

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/18/ghacks-deals-mashvisor-professional-plan-lifetime-subscription/

9 hrs ago

Mashvisor analyzes nationwide real estate data to assist you in finding investment properties and to optimize rental performance. All it takes is to pick a city to get an overview of investment […]

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Firefox 73.0.1 will be released later today

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/18/firefox-73-0-1-will-be-released-later-today/

9 hrs ago

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 73.0.1 to the Stable channel later today. The new version is a bug fix release that fixes several issues in Firefox including crashes on some Linux and […]

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Motion attempts to stop procrastination in Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/18/motion-attempts-to-stop-procrastination-in-chrome/

9 hrs ago

Motion is a new extension for the Google Chrome browser that attempts to stop procrastination. Unlike other extensions of its kind, which simply block access to a set of sites you specify, […]

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We can simulate him... we have the technology: Virtual humans make jump from super 'puter to Oracle Cloud

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/18/oracle_virtual_human/

10 hrs ago

Ah Larry, you're all heart. Virtually

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Don't Flip out or anything, but the 'flexible glass display' on Samsung's latest pholdable doesn't behave like glass

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/17/samsung_galaxy_z_flip_trivial_to_scratch/

19 hrs ago

As in, it's easy to damage despite spiel

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Dell updates, adds to edge computing portfolio

https://www.zdnet.com/article/dell-updates-adds-to-edge-computing-portfolio/

22 hrs ago

Dell added new servers, a data platform and a micro data center to its edge computing lineup.

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Good news: Neural network says 11 asteroids thought to be harmless may hit Earth. Bad news: They are not due to arrive for hundreds of years

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/17/neural_net_asteroids/

23 hrs ago

And also, crucial point, the software may be wrong and we'll never be released by these angels of death

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It is with a heavy heart we must inform you, once again, folks are accidentally spilling thousands of sensitive pics, records onto the internet

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/17/roundup_feb14_2020/

23 hrs ago

Roundup Plus: Iranians accused of hacking IT service providers to get at their customers

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Early adopters delighted as Microsoft pulls plug on Mobile Backend as a Service. Haha, only joking – they're fuming

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/17/microsoft_shuts_down_mobile_backend_as_a_service/

23 hrs ago

'Horrible news' for invested devs

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SpaceX's next Starlink volley remains stuck on Earth to glee of astronomers everywhere

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/17/space_roundup/

23 hrs ago

Roundup Plus: Did NASA just accidentally give the game away?

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Please check your data: A self-driving car dataset failed to label hundreds of pedestrians, thousands of vehicles

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/17/self_driving_car_dataset/

23 hrs ago

Roundup Plus: Trump budget favors AI, 'patent troll' backs down, and CEO quits amid sex pest claims

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a flying solar panel: BAE Systems' satellite alternative makes maiden flight in Oz

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/17/bae_systems_phasa_35_maiden_flight/

23 hrs ago

Spindly thing claimed to stay airborne for a year with 15kg payload

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Microsoft's coding for noobs hits 1.0, decompiling to C# in Visual Studio, and Windows 10X makes its debut... on Mac

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/17/microsoft_roundup/

23 hrs ago

Roundup Also: No HoloLens 2 at Barcelona

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Windows 10 version 1809 will reach end of support in May 2020

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/17/windows-10-version-1809-will-reach-end-of-support-in-may-2020/

23 hrs ago

Microsoft dropped support for the popular Windows 7 operating system as well as Windows Server 2008 R2 in January 2020 except for business and Enterprise customers who pay the company for extended […]

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Open in Browser is a Firefox extension that opens PDFs, images directly instead of downloading them

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/17/open-in-browser-is-a-firefox-extension-that-opens-documents-and-images-directly/

23 hrs ago

Firefox as you know, has built-in support for viewing some document formats like TXT, PDF, XML and image formats. But sometimes you get a download dialog open up, instead of the content […]

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Reckon's FY19 profit gets a boost from cloud and mobile products

https://www.zdnet.com/article/reckons-fy19-profit-gets-a-boost-from-cloud-and-mobile-products/

yesterday

It comes as the company stabilises following the aborted sale of its practice management accountant group business.

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OnTopper is a lightweight always-on-top Windows app

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/17/ontopper-is-a-lightweight-always-on-top-windows-app/

yesterday

Tiny programs have a special place in my heard; you can check out our list of great 100K or less applications that I created back in 2010 as a good start to […]

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