Software

IBM beats Q4 expectations with Red Hat bolstering software sales

https://www.zdnet.com/article/ibm-beats-q4-expectations-with-red-hat-bolstering-software-sales/

4 days ago

IBM said its cloud and cognitive software revenue -- which includes Red Hat -- was up 8.7% to $7.2 billion.

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What is going on at Opera Software?

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/19/what-is-going-on-at-opera-software/

5 days ago

An analysis of Opera Software's performance by Hindenburg Research suggests that the company that is best known for its Opera web browser faces troubling times. Note: Hindenburg Research specializes in "forensic financial […]

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You're not Boeing to believe this: Yet another show-stopping software bug found in ill-fated 737 Max airplanes

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/17/boeing_737_flaw/

6 days ago

Jetliner's return to the skies likely to be delayed by more tech glitches

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Veeam Software acquired by Insight Partners for $5 billion in hybrid cloud market push

https://www.zdnet.com/article/veeam-software-acquired-by-insight-partners-for-5-billion-in-hybrid-cloud-market-push/

2 weeks ago

The equity firm says the deal will ensure Veeam’s billion-dollar business reaches the global stage.

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Reusing software 'interfaces' is fine, Google tells Supreme Court, pleads: Think of the devs!

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/07/google_vs_oracle_6_jan_supreme_court_brief/

2 weeks ago

You wouldn't want to 'upend the computer software industry', eh?

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Here we go again: Software nasties slip into Google Play, exploit make-me-root Android flaw for maximum pwnage

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/07/nasty_google_play_apps/

2 weeks ago

Apps spotted abusing use-after-free() bug seven months before patch

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AWS, BlackBerry QNX pair up as connected vehicle software takes stage at CES 2020

https://www.zdnet.com/article/aws-blackberry-qnx-pair-up-as-connected-vehicle-software-takes-stage-at-ces-2020/

3 weeks ago

The groundwork is being laid for more software integration to enable connected autos and autonomous vehicles at CES 2020.

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Train-knackering software design blunder discovered after lightning sparked Thameslink megadelay

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/03/thameslink_trains_software_design_error_2019_lightning_strike/

3 weeks ago

Updated Official reports reveal 'as designed but not intended' snafu

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DonationCoder NANY 2020 Software releases

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/04/donationcoder-nany-2020-software-releases/

3 weeks ago

DonationCoder have released the list of programs and applications that members of the site submitted for the NANY 2020 event. DonationCoder, which is one of my favorite sites, holds an event each […]

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This page is currency unavailable... Travelex scrubs UK homepage, kills services, knackers other sites amid 'software virus' infection

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/03/travelex_down_malware/

3 weeks ago

Systems still toast since NYE compromise, manual processing only

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Why 2019 was the year of Linux and open-source software

https://www.zdnet.com/video/linux-and-open-source-rules-2019s-five-biggest-stories-show-why/

3 weeks ago

These five stories show why the future of technology belongs to Linux and open-source software.

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LibreOffice 6.4 nearly done as open-source office software project prepares for 10th anniversary

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/24/libreoffice_64_nearly_done_as_project_prepares_for_10th_anniversary/

4 weeks ago

A decade later, has LibreOffice succeeded? With business still hooked on Microsoft Office, not really

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gInk is an on-screen annotation software for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/24/gink-is-an-on-screen-annotation-software-for-windows/

4 weeks ago

On-screen annotation software is useful in a number of situations including during presentations or demonstrations. The main idea behind the open source application glnk is to provide Windows users with an easy […]

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Tune into Nutanix’s Cloud Chalet winter web series for virtualization and software insights – plus instant rewards

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/23/nutanix_cloud_chalet_series/

a month ago

Learn about everything Nutanix and win prizes in the process

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Boomi acquires Unifi Software, aims to meld data catalog, discovery with its integration platform

https://www.zdnet.com/article/boomi-acquires-unifi-software-aims-to-meld-data-catalog-discovery-with-its-integration-platform/

a month ago

Data cataloging has been a hot area as multiple vendors are ramping up efforts to court enterprises.

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Two can play that game: China orders ban on US computers and software

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/09/china_orders_ban_on_us_computers_and_software/

2 months ago

Who needs who more?

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If you want an example of how user concerns do not drive how software gets made, check out this Google-backed API

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/06/chrome_app_detection_api_privacy/

2 months ago

Comment App detection interface sparks privacy worries

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Accenture launches software to simulate cloud architecture, services at scale

https://www.zdnet.com/article/accenture-launches-software-to-simulate-cloud-architecture-services-at-scale/

2 months ago

The idea is that Accenture's myNav software may be able to help enterprises look before they make their cloud computing choices.

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Microsoft finds Huawei to get Chinese biz back on its sales ledger: US permits Redmond software supply line

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/22/microsoft_gets_green_light_for_sales_to_huawei/

2 months ago

But doesn't stop Commerce Secretary saying he's still 'frightened' of Chinese tech biz

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RDP loves company: Kaspersky finds 37 security holes in VNC remote desktop software

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/23/kaspersky_vnc_bugs/

2 months ago

BlueKeep isn't the only bug in town, plenty to go round

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