Software

Google's Pixel 4, Pixelbook Go, Nest: More about software, ambient system strategy than hardware

https://www.zdnet.com/article/googles-pixel-4-pixelbook-go-nest-more-about-software-ambient-system-strategy-than-hardware/

4 days ago

Google's Made by Google hardware event and launch of the Pixel 4, Pixelbook Go and Nest Mini is about the software and system approach than the actual device. Is that enough to compete with Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft?

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Upcoming changes to file compression software Bandizip

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/13/upcoming-changes-to-file-compression-software-bandizip/

6 days ago

Bandisoft, the company behind the popular file compression software Bandizip, plans to launch Bandizip 7.0 soon; the new version has a new licensing system that divides the program into a free, advertisement […]

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VeraCrypt 1.24 encryption software update released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/08/veracrypt-1-24-encryption-software-update-released/

2 weeks ago

The developers of the open source cross-platform encryption software VeryCrypt released version 1.24 of the software on October 6, 2019 to the public. We reviewed a beta version of VeraCrypt 1.24 in […]

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Oracle demands $12K from network biz that doesn't use its software

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/04/oracle_virtualbox_merula/

2 weeks ago

Mistake, fishing expedition, or attempt to hold a company liable for its customers?

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Box expands key software integrations as part of continued enterprise push

https://www.zdnet.com/article/box-expands-key-software-integrations-as-part-of-continued-enterprise-push/

2 weeks ago

Box announced that it is expanding its integrations Adobe, Splunk, IBM, Slack and Microsoft.

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'No source code for evil': Developers pressure Chef Software to cut ties with ICE

https://www.zdnet.com/article/no-source-code-for-evil-developers-pressure-chef-software-to-cut-ties-with-ice/

4 weeks ago

Chef developers and executives fought over the company's contract with US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. Faced with this, Chef Software's management first resisted, but it has now given in to demands to start severing ties with ICE.

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Larry Ellison: Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure Gives Its Cloud Software Massive Advantage

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/larry-ellison-oracle-s-cloud-infrastructure-gives-its-cloud-software-massive-advantage

4 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko In a rare moment of emotion, Oracle's Executive Chairman also choked up in wishing his friend, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, a speedy recovery from the illness which forced him to step away from the company.

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Revealed: The 25 most dangerous software bug types – mem corruption, so hot right now

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/18/the_25_most_dangerous_software_weaknesses/

4 weeks ago

Tired: SQLi. Expired: Format string exploits. Hired: Anyone who can port code from C/C++

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Software delivery management: ERP for IT redux?

https://www.zdnet.com/article/software-delivery-management-erp-for-it-redux/

a month ago

CloudBees’ advocacy of a new market concept, software delivery management (SDM).

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DevOps leaders deliver software 200 times more frequently than their peers, study shows

https://www.zdnet.com/article/devops-leaders-deliver-software-200-times-more-frequently-than-their-peers-study-shows/

a month ago

Enterprises embracing DevOps see more frequent software delivery, change lead times, and other benefits, survey by Google Cloud and DORA finds.

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HPE Accelerates Machine Learning With ML Ops Container Software

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/hpe-accelerates-machine-learning-with-ml-ops-container-software

a month ago

by Steven Burke Partners need to build out their (machine learning and AI) practices, bench strength and expertise in this area so they can help customers in the next phase of the journey, says HPE BlueData Vice President of Marketing Jason Schroedl.

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Another sign of the End Times: Free software guru Richard Stallman speaks at Microsoft HQ

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/05/richard_stallman_microsoft/

a month ago

Photo Firebrand in town to give Redmond a GNU lease of life

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Draw.io is a free Flowchart and diagram creation software for Windows, Linux, macOS and your browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/07/draw-io-free-flowchart-creation-software-windows-linux-macos/

a month ago

Flowcharts are incredibly useful diagrams to explain process flows. Remember the phishing flow chart that Martin created in 2011? Or the flowchart about flowcharts? If you took a computer science class in […]

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Owl in a day's work: Commvault picks up software-defined type Hedvig for $225m

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/04/commvault_buys_hedvig/

2 months ago

Storage and data management unification play

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A Pivotal moment for VMware: Software biz gobbled up along with Carbon Black for $5bn

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/23/vmware_buyout_earnings/

2 months ago

Meanwhile, Salesforce sees profits fall

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A look at the backup software Acronis True Image 2020

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/22/a-look-at-the-backup-software-acronis-true-image-2020/

2 months ago

Acronis True Image 2020 is the latest installment in Acronis' long-standing backup product series. It is a commercial backup program, a trial version is provided on the Acronis website that interested users […]

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VMware In Talks To Acquire Pivotal Software

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/vmware-in-talks-to-acquire-pivotal-software

2 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The Cloud Foundry leader spun out of VMware and EMC several years ago. Now it may be reunited with the virtualization kingpin at a premium of 80 percent of its current share price.

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Enterprise software vendors mix and match monetization models: What happens when subscription, usage and licensing converge?

https://www.zdnet.com/article/enterprise-software-cloud-vendors-likely-to-mix-monetization-models-what-happens-when-subscription-usage-and-licensing-converge/

2 months ago

Enterprise software vendors are subscription happy, but they're delving into usage plans for customers too. Toss in some perpetual licenses and your negotiations with strategic vendors are about to get more complicated.

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Linux Journal runs shutdown -h now for a second time: Mag editor fires parting shot at proprietary software

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/08/linux_journal_closes_again_editor_says_os_buried_under_proprietary_software/

2 months ago

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RollBack Rx is a free Windows Time Machine software that's better than System Restore

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/09/rollback-rx-is-a-free-windows-time-machine-software-thats-better-than-system-restore/

2 months ago

If you have used Windows System Restore, you may know that it isn't always reliable. To make matters worse, it may not even be enabled on some machines by default. RollBack Rx […]

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