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Brave browser goes 'full-Chromium' by adopting Google UI

Brave browser goes ‘full-Chromium’ by adopting Google UI Brave Software earlier this month completed a months-long alignment of its Brave browser with Google’s Chromium open-source project, ending a stretch when Brave crafted its own user interface (UI) even as it ran Google’s rendering engine. “Starting today, Brave users who are currently browsing with our […]

Atlassian adds postmortem feature to JiraOps

Atlassian adds postmortem feature to JiraOps Atlassian wants to make it easier for IT teams to review of how they responded to major software outages with the addition of a postmortem feature for its Jira Ops incident management tool. JiraOps was unveiled at the vendor’s user conference in Barcelona in September; it’s essentially a […]

Ambient computing is in the air

Ambient computing is in the air Everybody’s talking about ambient computing. And there is so much to talk about. But with all this chatter comes confusion. People disagree on what ambient computing is, how it works and what it’s for. So let’s bring clarity to this muddled and confused concept. Ambient computing: Both hype […]

How to protect Windows 10 PCs from ransomware

How to protect Windows 10 PCs from ransomware CryptoLocker. WannaCry. Petya. Bad Rabbit. The ransomware threat isn’t going away anytime soon; the news brings constant reports of new waves of this pernicious type of malware washing across the world. It’s popular in large part because of the immediate financial payoff for attackers: It works […]

Trello adds IFTTT-style automation with Butler buy

Trello adds IFTTT-style automation with Butler buy Trello users will get native IFTTT-style automation capabilities from the company’s acquisition of Butler, a “Power-Up” add-on designed to free users from repetitive tasks. Butler was created in 2016 as a third-party integration – known as a Power-Up – for Trello. It lets users set up simple […]

Microsoft may pitch Windows 10 subscriptions at consumers

Microsoft may pitch Windows 10 subscriptions at consumers Microsoft may unveil Windows 10-Office 365 subscriptions for consumers that resemble the Microsoft 365 plans now pitched at enterprises. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) Source: Enterprise Applications

LinkedIn: 'Blockchain developer' is the No. 1 emerging job

LinkedIn: ‘Blockchain developer’ is the No. 1 emerging job LinkedIn today revealed its top five emerging careers and – in concert with other recent data – found that blockchain developer is at the top of the list. Job listings for those who can create distributed ledgers using a peer-to-peer topology – blockchain’s construct – have grown […]

Throwback Thursday: Info sharing, meet sharing info

Throwback Thursday: Info sharing, meet sharing info This manufacturing company decides it’s finally time to start sharing information between different operations, according to a pilot fish on the scene. “Specifically, we wanted to give inventory data from the warehouse to the manufacturing facility,” fish says. “It would be used two ways, and as is […]

Android security audit: An easy-to-follow annual checklist

Android security audit: An easy-to-follow annual checklist Android security is always a hot topic on these here Nets of Inter — and almost always for the wrong reason. As we’ve discussed ad nauseam over the years, most of the missives you read about this-or-that super-scary malware/virus/brain-eating-boogie-monster are overly sensationalized accounts tied to theoretical threats […]

Patch Tuesday breaks records — some good, most bad — and ‘Check for Updates’ still stings

Patch Tuesday breaks records — some good, most bad — and ‘Check for Updates’ still stings Yesterday, Microsoft’s “B Week” Patch Tuesday, we saw a fairly small set of patches — “small” being a relative designation. There are 194 December updates in the Microsoft Catalog, with 39 separately identified security holes (CVEs), and with […]