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In deepest darkest Surrey, an on-prem SAP system running 17-year-old software is about to die....

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/27/sap_system_surrey_england/

3 weeks ago

40 million British pounds goes to one brave supplier of replacement

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Desktop Info is a customizable system monitoring widget for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/26/desktop-info-is-a-customizable-system-monitoring-widget-for-windows/

3 weeks ago

Tools like Thilmera7 and the popular Linux app Conky are popular not just because they can monitor the system's components, but also because they're very customizable. Desktop Info is quite comparable to […]

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So long, Sonos: Meet the open-source audio system that will never die

https://www.zdnet.com/article/so-long-sonos-meet-the-open-source-audio-system-that-will-never-die/

4 weeks ago

Imagine an open-source, modular audio system with interchangeable cloud services. It's the audio system that consumers -- and our environment -- deserve.

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Has Mozilla created a two-tier add-ons system?

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/20/has-mozilla-created-a-two-tier-add-ons-system/

4 weeks ago

"This extension isn't monitored by Mozilla. Make sure you trust the extension before you install it." is displayed on the Firefox Browser add-ons website when users open all but some of the […]

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Autonomous Logistics Information System gets shoved off the F-35 gravy train in favour of ODIN

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/17/f35_alis_software_system_replaced_odin/

4 weeks ago

Snafu-ridden maintenance software behemoth to be replaced

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Create custom shortcuts, organize them into folders and access it all from the system tray with Jovial Menu

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/14/create-custom-shortcuts-and-access-them-from-the-system-tray-with-jovial-menu/

a month ago

One can only have so many shortcuts on the Taskbar or the desktop. I have about 15 icons sitting on the taskbar, though I do pin and unpin icons occasionally when the […]

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Linux in 2020: 27.8 million lines of code in the kernel, 1.3 million in whole system

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/06/linux_2020_278_million_lines_of_code_in_the_kernel_13_million_in_systemd/

a month ago

Systemd? It's the proper technical solution, says kernel maintainer

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Minimize Thunderbird to the system tray with ThunderBirdTray

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/30/minimize-thunderbird-to-the-system-tray-with-thunderbirdtray/

2 months ago

Mozilla threw a wrench in my plans to review a few Thunderbird add-ons that I liked, when the v68 update killed some legacy extensions. One of these was MinimizeToTray Reanimated, which was […]

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AwesomeWallpaper is an open source program that lets you set videos, your system information or galleries as your desktop background

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/17/awesomewallpaper-set-videos-system-information-or-galleries-as-your-desktop-background/

2 months ago

Bored with your desktop background? AwesomeWallpaper is an open source application which can help you spice it up in a few ways. The program runs from the system tray and you can […]

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Explain yourself, mister: Fresh efforts at Google to understand why an AI system says yes or no

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/29/explainable_ai_new_google_effort_to_understand_why_computer_says_yes_or_no/

3 months ago

Chief scientist reveals why company hasn't released an API for facial recognition

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Microsoft's new storage system can hold Superman movie in bit of glass

https://www.zdnet.com/video/microsoft-heres-why-we-just-stored-the-whole-superman-movie-inside-a-bit-of-glass/

3 months ago

Microsoft says its latest collaboration with Warner Bros could help store data for generations to come.

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Boffins hand in their homework on Voyager 2's first readings from beyond Solar System

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/05/voyager_2_phone_home/

4 months ago

Probe predicted to outlive Earth on five-billion-year galactic trip

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Adobe teams with IBM iX on design system as a service offering

https://www.zdnet.com/article/adobe-teams-with-ibm-ix-on-design-system-as-a-service-offering/

4 months ago

The DSaaS platform aims to help enterprises implement and manage a design system.

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Thilmera7 is a free system monitoring tool for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/02/thilmera7-is-a-free-system-monitoring-tool-for-windows/

4 months ago

Thilmera7 is a free system monitoring tool for all recent versions of the Windows operating system. It reminds me a bit of Conky, it is extremely light-weight in terms of resource, and […]

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The Feds are building an America-wide face surveillance system – and we're going to court to prove it, says ACLU

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/31/aclu_facial_recognition/

4 months ago

Civil-rights warriors sue FBI, DEA, DoJ over fears of secretive mass-spying network

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NIB sends GU Health core corporate record system to the cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/nib-sends-gu-health-core-corporate-record-system-to-the-cloud/

4 months ago

The health insurance provider has migrated its corporate health insurance business to AWS Cloud.

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Zoom launches purpose built appliances for Zoom Room conferencing system

https://www.zdnet.com/article/zoom-launches-purpose-built-appliances-for-zoom-room-conferencing-system/

4 months ago

According to Zoom, the appliances will be the first custom-developed hardware that lets users gather room intelligence and analytics.

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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 months 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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Robocop needs reboot, $200m for AI research, UK govt knowingly deployed racist passport system – plus more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/14/ai_roundup_111019/

4 months ago

Roundup Read the latest in the amusing world of AI

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