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  • Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4693-1
    Ubuntu Security Notice 4693-1 - It was discovered that an SQL injection vulnerability exists in the Ampache search engine. Any user able to perform searches could dump any data contained in the database. An attacker could use this to disclose sensiti…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jan 21, 3:41pm -
  • UFW - A Beginners Guide To Linux Firewall
    Whitepaper called UFW - A Beginners Guide to Linux Firewall. The white paper is intended to provide information about a Linux firewall using a simple tool called UFW. It provides complete information on the tool and various ways through which users c…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jan 21, 3:36pm -
  • Netsia SEBA+ 0.16.1 Authentcation Bypass / Add Root User
    This Metasploit module exploits an authentication bypass in Netsia SEBA+ versions 0.16.1 and below to add a root user.
    - 1 day ago 15 Jan 21, 3:34pm -
  • WhatWeb Scanner 0.5.5
    WhatWeb is a next-generation web scanner. WhatWeb recognizes web technologies including content management systems (CMS), blogging platforms, statistic/analytics packages, JavaScript libraries, web servers, and embedded devices. WhatWeb has over 1800…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jan 21, 3:32pm -
  • Alumni Management System 1.0 Cross Site Scripting
    Alumni Management System version 1.0 suffers from a persistent cross site scripting vulnerability. Original discovery of cross scripting vulnerability in this version is attributed to Valerio Alessandroni in December of 2020.
    - 1 day ago 15 Jan 21, 3:31pm -
  • E-Learning System 1.0 SQL Injection / Shell Upload
    E-Learning System version 1.0 suffers from a remote SQL injection vulnerability that allows for authentication bypass and also suffers from remote code execution via file upload functionality.
    - 1 day ago 15 Jan 21, 3:15pm -
  • Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4694-1
    Ubuntu Security Notice 4694-1 - It was discovered that the LIO SCSI target implementation in the Linux kernel performed insufficient identifier checking in certain XCOPY requests. An attacker with access to at least one LUN in a multiple backstore en…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jan 21, 3:13pm -
  • Linux/x86 Bindshell Shellcode
    65 bytes small Linux/x86 bindshell shellcode that binds /bin/sh to TCP/0.0.0.0:13377.
    - 1 day ago 15 Jan 21, 3:12pm -
  • Backdoor.Win32.Ncx.bt Remote Stack Buffer Overflow
    Backdoor.Win32.Ncx.bt malware suffers from a remote stack buffer overflow vulnerability.
    - 1 day ago 15 Jan 21, 3:10pm -
  • EyesOfNetwork 5.3 Remote Code Execution
    EyesOfNetwork version 5.3 suffers from a remote code execution vulnerability that leverages file upload. Original discovery of remote code execution in this version is attributed to Clement Billac in February of 2020.
    - 1 day ago 15 Jan 21, 3:09pm -

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cPaneladmin

  • Troubleshooting Website SSL Issues – No Padlock
    5 / 5 ( 4 votes ) Having SSL problems? One of the most common issues our team handles is related to websites not properly displaying over HTTPS, whether it be the website either not loading entirely, or just not showing the green padlock: If you’re…
    - 18 Mar 19, 6:07pm -
  • Safely Removing virtfs on a cPanel Server
    2.8 / 5 ( 40 votes ) If you’re on a cPanel server, you’ve probably noticed a sizable folder called ‘virtfs’ sitting in /home, which would appear at first to be using a ton of space. Your first inclination might be to delete it, but don’t! M…
    - 14 Jan 19, 7:25pm -
  • Custom Exim Filter Examples
    4.2 / 5 ( 9 votes ) cPanel allows you to easily create custom Exim filters by simply dropping the rules in /usr/local/cpanel/etc/exim/sysfilter/options/ and running: /scripts/buildeximconf service exim restart Here are a couple useful examples of fi…
    - 29 Aug 18, 6:08pm -
  • How to Set up a Local cPanel FastUpdate Mirror
    4 / 5 ( 26 votes ) If you have more than a few cPanel servers in your network, it may be a good idea to set up your own mirror to serve the files necessary to run cPanel updates. Doing this could save time and bandwidth, as well as prevent problems c…
    - 17 Feb 16, 5:16pm -
  • Installing LetsEncrypt SSL Certificates on CentOS + cPanel Servers
    4.9 / 5 ( 19 votes ) Update! cPanel supports LetsEncrypt, but you just need to install the plugin for it to work. To do this, run: /scripts/install_lets_encrypt_autossl_provider Once installed, Let’s Encrypt will appear in WHM’s Manage AutoSSL in…
    - 15 Feb 16, 5:14pm -
  • cPanel Update Fails Due to RPM Conflict
    3.7 / 5 ( 3 votes ) The cPanel update fails due to a problem installing RPMs, but is not specific about what the problem is: [20160203.180007] Testing if the newly downloaded RPMS can be installed without conflict [20160203.180007] Testing RPM transa…
    - 3 Feb 16, 6:25pm -
  • This system already has a database owner named X
    3.5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) When attempting to create a user or restore a backup you may see this error: This system already has a database owner named___ To fix this, edit the following files on the system and remove entries for the user in question: /var/c…
    - 28 Jan 16, 9:19pm -
  • Changing the Public IP in a NAT setup
    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) If your server is using a NAT setup and for some reason isn’t properly showing the correct public IP that should be mapped to the private IP on your server, you can easily fix this by creating a script to tell cPanel what the publi…
    - 20 Dec 15, 12:27am -
  • Upgrading OpenSSH on CentOS 5 or 6
    4.5 / 5 ( 23 votes ) Note: This is an update from our 2011 post. If you’ve taken a peek at your PCI scan results lately, you may have noticed that your scan provider is now requiring OpenSSH 6.6 or higher due to CVE-2014-2532 – a version that…
    - 26 Jun 15, 4:57pm -
  • CloudLinux or BetterLinux?
    4.3 / 5 ( 27 votes ) UPDATE 6/18: Shortly after this was posted and one of the major hosting companies I’m affiliated with removed BetterLinux from their servers due to stability problems, BetterLinux announced that they are shutting down, effectiv…
    - 15 Jun 15, 1:02am -

cpaneltv

cPanel Live - Introducing WordPress Toolkit for cPanel

- 57 days ago 20 Nov 20, 9:09am -
Introduction to WordPress Toolkit for cPanel

- 67 days ago 10 Nov 20, 8:23pm -
End of Life | MariaDB 10.1 and MySQL 5.6

- 95 days ago 13 Oct 20, 7:36pm -
cPanel Live | The Evolution of NGINX in cPanel

- 8 Oct 20, 7:50am -
cPanel Live | The Evolution of NGINX

- 2 Oct 20, 4:28pm -
cPanel LIVE | MySQL 8.0 Changes for DBAs & DevOps

- 12 Aug 20, 8:52pm -

reddit linux

reddit tech

reddit admin

  • newSuggestions : Create Tutorials
    Hi all I have worked in the IT industry for 14 years and have worked on Linux for 11+ years. I see ther are lot many tutorials in the web but there is a lot missing and I plan to fulfill them. Im planning to make some tutorials video on Linux. Need…
    - 9 hours ago 16 Jan 21, 10:05am -
  • newIs SELinux in demand at all these days?
    Hello all: I delved into it recently and I have to say it is very interesting. Having said that, is there any real life demand for it? So far all the places I worked at the following was true "SELINUX=Disabled" Thank you submitted by /u/No_As…
    - 15 hours ago 16 Jan 21, 3:58am -
  • newThe book that started it all for me, back in 1998 or 1999 :D
    submitted by /u/JustForGod [link] [comments]
    - 22 hours ago 15 Jan 21, 8:46pm -
  • newrsync protocol version mismatch triggered by sshrc
    Hello. I've setup the sshrc file, to be notified on every ssh login. /etc/ssh/sshrc: bash ip=`echo $SSH_CONNECTION | cut -d " " -f 1` logger -t ssh-wrapper $USER login from $ip python3 /usr/src/scripts/ssh_login_pushover.sh $USER $ip & It works well…
    - 22 hours ago 15 Jan 21, 8:24pm -
  • nr_cpu and hyperthreading/multithreading question
    I have 2 socket 16 core CPUs for a total of 32 physical cores and 64 logical. I set nr_cpus=24 to limit the logical CPUs for licensing purposes. The extra cores give us room to expand when needed. When I do this is turns hyperthreading off. Is this…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jan 21, 5:59pm -
  • Alma Linux, an open-source RHEL fork built by the CloudLinux team - gnulinux.ro
    submitted by /u/gnu-linux-romania [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago 15 Jan 21, 11:54am -
  • Rsyslog config question
    Hello, just want to ask..newbie in linux here. So i was checking rsyslog.conf of our different servers to where it sends logs and i found this - Most servers has this - authpriv.* @@<Ip address> and few servers has this *.info @@<Ip address> Can…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jan 21, 9:08pm -
  • Analyzing vmcore using crash to find process causing crash - the offending process is different with every crash.
    Repost from r/linuxquestions My centos 7 server kept crashing so I tried installing crash and kexec to get memory dumps. I've got several now and when I try analyzing the vmcore dumps with crash, it's usually one of the two reasons: "BUG: unable to h…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jan 21, 5:55pm -
  • Tool comparison for anti-malware
    In reading this article, I am curious to know if some of these tools are better than others? I am familiar with chkrootkit and rkhunter, but not the other two. Which ones do you use, if any of these? submitted by /u/droidman83 [link] [comme…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jan 21, 1:47pm -
  • Why so much hate toward SystemD ?
    Why so much hate toward SystemD ? and why do you think Linus hate C++ so much compared to pure C if C is considered a "lesser" or "inferior" language by senior C++ programmer ? submitted by /u/frog_got_thighs [link] [comments]
    - 2 days ago 14 Jan 21, 12:58pm -

linuxfoundation

LF Live Webinar: Serverless Event Driven Scale for Any Container with KEDA

- 2 days ago 14 Jan 21, 7:47pm -
Mentorship Session: Open Source Licensing

- 3 days ago 13 Jan 21, 8:06pm -
OSPO Modules

- 4 days ago 12 Jan 21, 2:45pm -
Rook: Orchestrating Cloud Native Storage

- 8 days ago 8 Jan 21, 8:08pm -
Training & Certification for Open Source Web Technologies: Leveling the Playing Field

- 8 days ago 8 Jan 21, 8:08pm -
Linkerd 2.9: A Giant Leap Towards Zero Trust

- 8 days ago 8 Jan 21, 8:08pm -

reddit fu

reddit opensource

LinuxActionShow

LinuxMagazine

Say Cheese, Webcam Effects Demo

- 9 May 11, 9:18pm -
Understanding Parallel Computing: Amdahl's Law

- 28 Mar 11, 4:26am -
Understanding Parallel Computing (Part 2): The Lawn Mower Law

- 28 Mar 11, 4:16am -
LMTV Video Response Contest: What Makes Linux Better?

- 25 Mar 11, 9:10pm -
Aligning SSD Partitions

- 16 Mar 11, 10:32pm -
Mixing Voice and Music Audio in Audacity

- 10 Mar 11, 2:31pm -

linux.com

linuxfoundation

hak5

Burn-in Test Payloads

- 9 days ago 7 Jan 21, 5:29pm -
The 3 (or 4) P's of Post Exploitation - Practical Exploitation [Cyber Security Education]

- 10 days ago 6 Jan 21, 3:00pm -
Gaming in a Van Using a Hacked LTE Modem!

- 12 days ago 4 Jan 21, 3:00pm -
Hacking the Bash Bunny for Serial Access - Hak5 2801

- 16 days ago 31 Dec 20, 3:00pm -
Pentest / Red Team Audit Logging

- 17 days ago 30 Dec 20, 6:28pm -
Designing and 3D Printing Van Parts w/Glytch

- 19 days ago 28 Dec 20, 6:00pm -

linux-magazine

  • Mozilla VPN Now Available for Linux
    The promised subscription-based VPN service from Mozilla is now available for the Linux platform.
    - 2 days ago 14 Jan 21, 5:08pm -
  • 2020 in Free Software
    Among other noteworthy trends in 2020, producing free and secure video conferencing software has become a higher priority in the past year.
    - 10 days ago 6 Jan 21, 2:24pm -
  • Wayland and New App Menu Coming to KDE
    The 2021 roadmap for the KDE desktop environment includes some exciting features and improvements.
    - 12 days ago 4 Jan 21, 4:38pm -
  • Deepin 20.1 has Arrived
    Debian-based Deepin 20.1 has been released with some interesting new features.
    - 15 days ago 1 Jan 21, 8:35pm -
  • A twin-panel file manager based on Python 3/GTK3
    Following in the footsteps of Norton Commander and its clones, the Sunflower twin-panel file manager takes a giant leap forward with a switch to Python 3 and GTK3.
    - 25 days ago 23 Dec 20, 5:46am -
  • Reading and writing metadata from multimedia files
    ExifTool lets you modify and analyze metadata in multimedia files from the command line, but its comprehensive feature set results in a lengthy learning curve. Luckily, jExiftoolGUI offers an intuitive interface that makes using ExifTool easier, even…
    - 25 days ago 23 Dec 20, 5:46am -
  • Untitled
    In the news: Patreon Project Looks to Bring Linux to Apple Silicon; A New Chrome OS-Like Ubuntu Remix Is Now Available; System76 Refreshes the Galago Pro Laptop; Linux Kernel 5.10 Is Almost Ready for Release; Canonical Launches Curated Container Imag…
    - 25 days ago 23 Dec 20, 5:46am -
  • Untitled
    This month Graham looks at Kushview Element, Artisan, NetSurf, SimulIDE, Oh My Zsh, and more!
    - 25 days ago 23 Dec 20, 5:46am -
  • Visual Studio Code for programming a Raspberry Pi
    Professional and casual Python developers save time and keystrokes in a Visual Studio Code development environment for remote coding of a Raspberry Pi.
    - 25 days ago 23 Dec 20, 5:45am -
  • Fluid Dynamics
    A recent rocket launch has maddog thinking about high performance computing and accurate weather forecasts.
    - 25 days ago 23 Dec 20, 5:45am -

linuxjournal

  • Virtual Machine Startup Shells Closes the Digital Divide One Cloud Computer at a Time
    Image Startup turns devices you probably already own - from smartphones and tablets to smart TVs and game consoles - into full-fledged computers.Shells (shells.com), a new entrant in th…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jan 21, 5:00pm -
  • An Introduction to Linux Gaming thanks to ProtonDB
    by Zachary Renz Video Games On Linux? In this article, the newest compatibility feature for gaming will be introduced and explained for all you dedicated video game fanatics. Val…
    - 10 days ago 6 Jan 21, 5:00pm -
  • How To Use GUI LVM Tools
    by Ares Lee The LVM is a powerful storage management module which is included in all the distributions of Linux now. It provides users with a variety of valuable features to fit differ…
    - 24 days ago 23 Dec 20, 5:00pm -
  • Boost Up Productivity in Bash - Tips and Tricks
    by Antonio Riso IntroductionWhen spending most of your day around bash shell, it is not uncommon to waste time typing the same commands over and over again. This is pretty close to t…
    - 31 days ago 16 Dec 20, 9:45pm -
  • Case Study: Success of Pardus GNU/Linux Migration
    by Huseyin GUC Eyüpsultan Municipality decided to use an open source operating system in desktop computers in 2015.The most important goal of the project was to ensure information s…
    - 39 days ago 8 Dec 20, 5:00pm -
  • BPF For Observability: Getting Started Quickly
    by Kevin Dankwardt How and Why for BPFBPF is a powerful component in the Linux kernel and the tools that make use of it are vastly varied and numerous. In this article we examine the…
    - 45 days ago 2 Dec 20, 5:00pm -
  • A Linux Survey For Beginners
    by John Duchek So you have decided to give the Linux operating system a try. You have heard it is a good stable operating system with lots of free software and you are ready to give it…
    - 50 days ago 27 Nov 20, 5:00pm -
  • Terminal Vitality
    by George F Rice Ever since Douglas Engelbart flipped over a trackball and discovered a mouse, our interactions with computers have shifted from linguistics to hieroglyphics. That is,…
    - 53 days ago 24 Nov 20, 5:00pm -
  • Building A Dashcam With The Raspberry Pi Zero W
    by Ramon Persaud I've been playing around with the Raspberry Pi Zero W lately and having so much fun on the command line. For those uninitiated it's a tiny Arm computer running Raspbia…
    - 58 days ago 19 Nov 20, 6:51pm -
  • SeaGL - Seattle GNU/Linux Conference Happening This Weekend!
    by Webmaster This Friday, November 13th and Saturday, November 14th, from 9am to 4pm PST the 8th annual SeaGL will be held virtually. This year features four keynotes, and a mix of tal…
    - 67 days ago 10 Nov 20, 9:56pm -

linuxinsider

  • How to Buy a Linux-Powered Laptop
    Buying Linux-powered laptops should be easy, especially on big-name manufacturers' websites. But it isn't. You must employ workarounds to succeed or spend caches of money!Some computer makers sell Linux-only hardware. Only a few of the major comput…
    - 11 days ago 5 Jan 21, 2:15pm -
  • Get No-Fuss File-Level Crypto With Fscrypt
    This piece is a demonstration of one means of setting up file-level encryption which is widely available for Linux desktop users. To offer a similar encryption scheme to as many users as possible, we'll walk through how to use fscrypt to create an en…
    - 31 days ago 16 Dec 20, 2:00pm -
  • A Mini Browser War in Linux
    Two new Web browsing alternatives widen the field of browser choices for Linux users. The recent introduction of Microsoft Edge for Linux, and the Dec. 8 release of Vivaldi version 3.5 offer the freedom to experience a Google-free vehicle to navigate…
    - 34 days ago 14 Dec 20, 5:00am -
  • AntiX Linux: Not Pretty but Highly Functional
    The antiX distro offers a solid operating system that many other Linux communities fail to deliver. It is unassuming, but reliable, and focuses on performance rather than prettiness.That last element goes a long way to giving users distraction-free…
    - 40 days ago 7 Dec 20, 3:05pm -
  • What Does the Penguin Say?
    Linux users love to chat, and few topics are so prevalent among Linux users as distributions. A big one is a distro's suitability for beginners. Drawing in eager new users is the only way to grow the Linux community. Successful recruitment often hing…
    - 54 days ago 23 Nov 20, 7:00am -
  • Servo Project Joins The Linux Foundation Fold
    The Linux Foundation today announced at KubeKon that it is hosting the Servo web engine, an open-source, high-performance browser engine. "Servo is the most promising, modern, and open web engine for building applications and immersive experiences us…
    - 60 days ago 17 Nov 20, 8:05am -
  • It Came From the Live-Boot: A True Linux Horror Story
    Once in a blue moon, one will experience sheer terror at the hands of a buggy Linux system. No amount of battle-hardiness can keep you completely safe, either. I know this because not too long ago, a fear-inducing Linux bug came for me. I wanted to s…
    - 65 days ago 13 Nov 20, 5:00am -
  • Open Source Groups Merge for Better High-Tech Traction
    The Linux Foundation is doubling down on open source collaboration to drive more innovation in technology that uses artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning. The LF AI Foundation and ODPi merged on Oct. 25 to form the LF AI & Data…
    - 74 days ago 4 Nov 20, 6:30am -
  • AdGuard Home: Another Brick in the Ad-Blocking Wall
    Canonical's AdGuard Home Ubuntu Appliance is a new addition to the ranks of its appliances. With this offering, users can quickly implement a ready-made solution for blocking bothersome content at the network level on a home network. Doing so involve…
    - 79 days ago 29 Oct 20, 2:23pm -
  • Open Source Jobs Report Shows More Openings, Fewer Takers
    The Linux Foundation and learning platform edX have released the latest open source jobs report which shows that, despite the pandemic, demand for open source technology skills continues to be strong. The 2020 Open Source Jobs Report reveals a spike…
    - 81 days ago 27 Oct 20, 3:15pm -

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- 31 May 20, 6:01pm -
Linux 2014 Logo
Linux 2014 Logo
- 29 May 14, 8:35am -
Arch Linux Awesome WM
Arch Linux Awesome WM
- 7 Jul 13, 2:59pm -
Simple Linux Caledonia Wallpaper
Simple Linux Caledonia Wallpaper
- 16 Nov 12, 3:42am -

geek linux

geek utilities

  • Chinese hide chips in US planes
    Evidence is piling up that cyber security is one of this generation’s most critical issues. Remarks by the National Counterintelligence Executive, Dr. Joel F. Brenner, at the Applied Research Laboratories University of Texa…
    - 20 Apr 09, 5:40pm -
  • Social Media overload? Try FriendFeed with Alert Thingy
    If you’ve found yourself buried under Twitter messages (tweets), Facebook statuses, Flickr images, Delicious links, Tumblr posts and/or whatever other social data you can muster, then please allow me to promptly direct you…
    - 14 Apr 08, 8:20pm -
  • Synchronize your files with Memeo AutoSync
    {ad}Have you ever used the synchronize files feature in Windows? This is the feature that allows you to make files available offline when you are not connected to a network drive. It also […]The post Synchronize your files…
    - 4 Mar 08, 6:06pm -
  • Review: Diskeeper 2008
    Most seasoned PC users are familiar with the concept of defragging your hard disk but ask them the last time they defragged and they probably won’t have an answer. Windows actually comes with […]The post Review: Diskeepe…
    - 21 Dec 07, 6:44pm -
  • Review: Take a power nap with Pzizz
    I’ve tried power napping on and off for years. Unfortunately, the biggest problem I have with power napping is making sure that I wake up in time to get things done for the […]The post Review: Take a power nap with Pzizz…
    - 19 Sep 07, 9:13pm -
  • Review: Create Professional Quality Videos with Sony Vegas 7
    If you are looking to make professional quality audio/video productions you should seriously consider Sony Vegas 7 DVD production suite as a mainstay for your personal multimedia productions studio. This is a feature […]Th…
    - 13 Sep 07, 6:27pm -
  • Review: Backup your photos with the Photo Safe
    One of the things about traveling with a digital camera is you inevitably wind up filling your memory cards. There are a couple of solutions to this. One is buying more memory cards. […]The post Review: Backup your photos…
    - 10 Sep 07, 8:24pm -
  • Review: Anagram lets you create a contact or calendar entry in two clicks
    {ad} I’m a power user when it comes to contact and task management. That said, I’ve been a user of ACT, Palm Desktop, and most recently Microsoft Outlook. I’m addicted to putting in […]The post Review: Anagram lets y…
    - 10 Sep 07, 2:03pm -
  • ReadyBoost on the Run
    One of the most notable new features in Windows Vista is ReadyBoost. This is a caching feature that uses flash memory in order to speed up Vista’s performance. Because flash memory is cheap, […]The post ReadyBoost on the…
    - 3 Apr 07, 2:21pm -
  • Xoxide X-Turbine
    Lately there seems to be an over abundance of steel, premodded cases on the market, each with no clear advantages over the other. These cases seem to be surprisingly similar with only minimal […]The post Xoxide X-Turbine a…
    - 12 Jun 03, 11:54am -

arstechnica

LinuxSpatry

Overview: Kdenlive 20.04.0

- 16 May 20, 10:00pm -
First Look: Endeavor OS

- 7 May 20, 12:15am -
Spatry's Favorite Android Apps 2020: Faith Based Apps + Games

- 6 May 20, 8:30pm -
Spatry's Favorite Android Apps 2020: Root Applications

- 6 May 20, 4:17pm -
Spatry's Favorite Android Apps 2020: Package Management

- 5 May 20, 10:00pm -
Spatry's Favorite Android Apps 2020: Launcher, Widgets & More

- 5 May 20, 7:00pm -

computerworld

  • newEasing into the new year with a modest January Patch Tuesday
    Microsoft rolled into 2021 with a fairly benign update cycle for Windows and Microsoft Office systems, delivering 83 updates for January. Yes, there is an update to Windows defender (CVE-2021-1647) that has been reported as exploited. Yes, there h…
    - 22 hours ago 15 Jan 21, 8:47pm -
  • Tech event calendar 2021: Upcoming US shows, conferences, and IT expos
    Regional IT eventsAfricaAustraliaMiddle EastSoutheast AsiaGlobal security eventsComputerworld has compiled a list of upcoming technology events for the IT industry taking place in the following weeks and months.To read this article in fu…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jan 21, 1:46pm -
  • Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds
    Microsoft never sleeps. In addition to its steady releases of major and minor updates to the current version of Windows 10, the company frequently rolls out public preview builds to members of its Windows Insider Program, allowing them to test out…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jan 21, 6:46pm -
  • Apple makes welcome change to 'Big Sur' security for Macs
    When Apple shipped macOS Big Sur in November, researchers quickly spotted a strange anomaly in the system’s security protection that could have left Macs insecure. Apple now seems to be dealing with this problem, introducing a fix in the latest…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jan 21, 3:41pm -
  • Pandemic rebound? PC shipments post biggest upswing in a decade
    The PC market rebounded last year, sporting the highest growth rate in a decade, industry analysts said this week, pinning credit (or blame) on the coronavirus pandemic.Research firm IDC pegged 2020's global shipments of personal computers at 302.…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jan 21, 1:08pm -
  • The future of work from CES: The headquarters at home
    This year’s CES, which ends today, has been fascinating because it's showcased a coming shift in product design based on the assumption that — rather than everyone going into the office — many people will remain working at home for the fores…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jan 21, 12:55pm -
  • Galaxy reality check: 4 big reasons to avoid Samsung's Android phones
    The biggest story in the Android universe this week is the pending arrival of Samsung's latest and greatest Galaxy flagships — the Galaxy S21 and its various cousins, expected to be unveiled at a virtual event later this morning. The phones will…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jan 21, 12:00pm -
  • Microsoft adds Teams ‘task publishing’ for front-line workers
    Office workers may be an obvious target audience for Microsoft Teams, but elements of the collaboration platform have also been tailored for front-line employees, such as retail workers, field technicians and hospital staff.  On Wednesday, Micros…
    - 3 days ago 13 Jan 21, 8:05pm -
  • Office 365: A guide to the updates
    Office 365 and Microsoft 365 subscribers always have the latest version of Microsoft Office — currently Office 2019. They also get more frequent software updates than those who have purchased Office 2019 without a subscription, which means subsc…
    - 3 days ago 13 Jan 21, 5:40pm -
  • Apple takes big steps to boost diversity in tech
    Apple has taken a series of what should be major steps to help dismantle some of the barriers faced by communities of color as part of its $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative.Knowledge is powerUnderstanding that education — and ac…
    - 3 days ago 13 Jan 21, 3:13pm -

informationweek

technewsworld

  • Young Entrepreneurs Bring High Tech to Quell Surgical Fears
    The last thing George Kramb expected from years of walking surgeons through actual operations using medical machinery was to step into a role that helped guide patients worldwide through their own medical journeys. Kramb and his partner Patrick Frank…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jan 21, 3:00pm -
  • Americans Balking at Buying Smart Home Devices
    Smart devices, the cornerstone of the home of the future, can't seem to capture the imagination or open the wallets of a large number of Americans. Some 46.7 million broadband households aren't ready to buy a smart home device, according to a survey…
    - 3 days ago 13 Jan 21, 1:23pm -
  • The Critical Role of High-Tech R&D in the COVID-19 Era
    Maintaining and increasing research and development spending in the COVID-19 era is critical for high technology vendors to deliver new solutions and services, continue to innovate, and position their businesses to rebound from the negative effects o…
    - 4 days ago 12 Jan 21, 3:45pm -
  • PC Market Upswing Accelerates in Q4 2020
    The PC market ended 2020 with a big bang, as shipments during the final quarter rose 25 percent over the same period in 2019, according to a report by research firm Canalys. Much of the market growth during the year was driven by notebooks and mobile…
    - 4 days ago 12 Jan 21, 12:15pm -
  • Virtual CES
    This year, due to COVID restrictions, CES is all digital. Let's talk about what you'll see at the show, and what might make an event like CES work better virtually. I used to teach a class on how to put together tech events, and I'm pulling out my o…
    - 5 days ago 11 Jan 21, 12:00pm -
  • Scientists Press AI Researchers for Transparency
    An international group of scientists is demanding scientific journals demand more transparency from researchers in computer-related areas when accepting their reports for publication. They also want computational researchers to include information ab…
    - 8 days ago 8 Jan 21, 7:14pm -
  • Cloud Security Practices Playing Into Hands of Attackers
    More than 80 percent of 650 cybersecurity and IT professionals surveyed by Check Point Software Technologies in July said their traditional security solutions either do not work at all, or only provide limited functions in the cloud. This indicates t…
    - 9 days ago 7 Jan 21, 2:00pm -
  • Cut the Cord to Trim Your TV Viewing Overhead
    For the majority of consumers, cutting the cable TV cord is a mixed bag for a variety of reasons. The big misconception is that you will drastically lower your cable bill. That is not the case unless you can also pickup free TV reception from an ante…
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