Software

SAP's software licensing took Q1 hit due to COVID-19 pandemic

https://www.zdnet.com/article/saps-software-licensing-took-q1-hit-due-to-covid-19-pandemic/

yesterday

"Business activity in the first two months of the quarter was healthy. As the impact of the COVID-19 crisis rapidly intensified towards the end of the quarter, a significant amount of new business was postponed," said SAP.

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No-code software: Microsoft's Power Apps gets better Teams links and mixed reality

https://www.zdnet.com/article/no-code-software-microsofts-power-apps-gets-better-teams-links-and-mixed-reality/

4 days ago

Public preview of mixed-reality capabilities in Power Apps is coming this May.

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Avast pulls plug on insecure JavaScript engine in its security software suite

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/13/avast_javascript_security/

4 weeks ago

Code interpreter ran with admin-level access, not sand-boxed, potentially open to remote-code execution

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Software release cycles accelerate, but automation is not keeping up

https://www.zdnet.com/article/software-release-cycles-accelerate-but-automation-is-not-keeping-up/

4 weeks ago

Cloud Native Computing Foundation survey finds DevOps making its mark, but manual processes linger.

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How to set up a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot in Windows 7 or above without any software

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/02/how-to-set-up-a-mobile-wi-fi-hotspot-in-windows-7-or-above-without-any-software/

a month ago

I came across a router which had an issue with the Wi-Fi; the LAN connection was working fine but the wireless functionality appeared to be busted. My friend wanted a temporary fix, […]

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DocuSign acquires Seal Software to bolster AI in Agreement Cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/docusign-acquires-seal-software-to-bolster-ai-in-agreement-cloud/

a month ago

Seal Software is focused on AI technology for contracts.

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Blow me down with a feather, well, storage server software update gone awry: Nest vid streams go dark for 16 hours

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/25/google_nest_outage/

a month ago

Google so sorry after devices fly the coop in multi-hour outage

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Major HCM vendors Kronos and Ultimate Software enter merger agreement

https://www.zdnet.com/article/major-hcm-vendors-kronos-and-ultimate-software-merge/

2 months ago

Combined, the cloud companies will have revenues of approximately $3 billion and an enterprise value of $22 billion.

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Among those pardoned by Trump this week: Software maker ex-CEO who admitted hacking into rivals' systems

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/19/convicted_ceo_pardoned/

2 months ago

There's always a tech angle

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Red Hat finds enterprise users are adopting open-source software at a rapid pace

https://www.zdnet.com/article/red-hat-finds-enterprise-users-are-adopting-open-source-software-at-a-rapid-pace/

2 months ago

The Red Hat survey found that proprietary software usage is in decline as open-source software continues its take over of the enterprise software world.

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Seagate's Premium File Recovery Software is free currently

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/14/seagate-premium-file-recovery/

2 months ago

If you have talked to Seagate support recently, you may have received the tip that the company's premium file recovery software, called Seagate File Recovery Software Premium, is currently available free of […]

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Game over, LAN, game over! Windows software nasty Emotet spotted spreading via brute-forced Wi-Fi networks

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/10/emotet_spreads_over_wifi/

2 months ago

And shares with guessable passwords

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JDA Software becomes Blue Yonder amid SaaS, autonomous supply chain push

https://www.zdnet.com/article/jda-software-becomes-blue-yonder-amid-saas-autonomous-supply-chain-push/

2 months ago

JDA Software bought Blue Yonder in 2018 to extend its supply chain management software with Blue Yonder's Luminate platform. The bet has paid off.

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Starliner snafu could've been worse: Software errors plague Boeing's Calamity Capsule

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/10/more_software_errors_beset_boeings_calamity_capsule/

2 months ago

NASA: Defects risked 'loss of vehicle'

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Come to Five Guys, where the software is as fresh as the burgers... or maybe not

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/07/five_guys_windows_7/

2 months ago

Bork!Bork!Bork! French terminal flashes sous-vĂȘtements at Paris patty punters

Software

Flexera buys Revulytics to help software vendors monetize better

https://www.zdnet.com/article/flexera-buys-revulytics-to-help-software-vendors-monetize-better/

2 months ago

Flexera said it will integrate Revulytics with its offerings for compliance intelligence as well as usage analytics.

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Koch Industries acquires enterprise software firm Infor

https://www.zdnet.com/article/koch-industries-acquires-enterprise-software-firm-infor/

2 months ago

Infor will become will a standalone subsidiary of Koch Industries and continue to operate independently under its current management team.

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SF tech biz forks out $146m in fines, settlements after painkiller makers bribed it to design medical software that pushed opioids to patients

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/31/practice_fusion_opioids/

2 months ago

Practice Fusion pocketed kickbacks for crafty alerts and drop-down menu

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VMware? VM... now where? It's that time of the year again when Dell's virtualization software giant sheds staff

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/28/vmware_layoffs_confirmed/

2 months ago

Hundreds or more said to be chopped worldwide

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Ghacks Deals: UX-App: Interaction & UI Design Software (98% off)

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/28/ghacks-deals-ux-app-interaction-ui-design-software-98-off/

2 months ago

UX-App: Interaction & UI Design Software is an application for designers and developers; it provides an interface to create web and mobile prototypes made out of HTML components but does not require […]

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