Technology

Steve May 15, 2022

If you’re a fan of open source office software you’re in for a treat as a brand new version of ONLYOFFICE is now available to download. If you can look past the shouty name, ONLYOFFICE offers a highly-performant, well-featured, and fully-functional alternative to LibreOffice (which, though awesome, is a bit ‘old-school’ for some folks’ UI […]

Steve May 15, 2022

Device carriers and manufacturers have never quite understood users – we don’t like or need bloatware. Yet, Verizon decided all Android users needed AppFlash on their devices. It quietly appeared on existing devices in 2017 and later became preinstalled. After a lot of opposition, Verizon eventually stopped supporting AppFlash and disabled it on existing devices […]

Steve May 15, 2022

Georgia Gets a Second Electric Vehicle Facility? Hyundai Plans $7B Plant (apnews.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Sunday May 15, 2022 @05:39PM from the on-my-mind dept. Hyundai is expected to announce that it’s building “a massive electric vehicle plant near Savannah, Georgia,” reports the Associated Press, citing a U.S. official “familiar with the anticipated announcement.” The […]

Steve May 15, 2022

Today, businesses are realizing that a top-notch customer experience is the key to staying one step ahead in a highly competitive market. Enterprises are investing in loyalty schemes to elevate the online shopping experience for their most valued customers. Unfortunately, fraud rings have shifted towards account-based vulnerabilities and target loyalty schemes through sophisticated fraudulent techniques. […]

Steve May 15, 2022

The global artificial intelligence (AI) market is predicted to reach $267 billion by 2027. But concerns have been raised about whether these advancements could replace humans in jobs as technology is being used to simulate human intelligence processes. In fact, approximately 68.5 percent of college graduates think that the development of AI could either take […]

Steve May 15, 2022

NovaCHARGE, an Orlando-based provider of charging hardware, software and cloud-based charger administration, has completed the successful deployment of 627 EV charging ports for Duke Energy Florida’s Park & Plug program. Duke selected NovaCHARGE as the prime contractor for its Park & Plug program, which was launched in 2018. NovaCHARGE was responsible for delivery of a […]

Steve May 15, 2022

GM and mining giant Glencore have announced a multi-year sourcing agreement under which Glencore will supply GM with cobalt from its Murrin Murrin operation in Australia, to be used in GM’s Ultium battery cathodes. Both Glencore and GM are members of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), and Glencore’s Murrin Murrin operation conforms to the OECD-aligned […]

Steve May 15, 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — Social platforms have learned to remove violent videos of extremist shootings more quickly over the past few years. It’s just not clear they’re moving quickly enough. Police say that when a white gunman killed 10 people and wounded three others — most of them Black — in a “racially motivated violent […]

Steve May 15, 2022

Microsoft has a long and entertaining history of hiding Easter eggs, secret games and other oddities in its operating systems. Who can forget Hall of Tortured Souls in Microsoft Office in Windows 95, or Pinball in Word 97? Windows 10 and Windows 11 aren’t quite as playful as previous iterations, phasing Easter eggs out since […]

Steve May 15, 2022

How Ukraine Uses Facial Recognition Technology to Identify Dead Russian Soldiers and War Criminals (cnn.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Sunday May 15, 2022 @10:34AM from the facing-consequences dept. “Ukraine is using facial recognition technology to identify bodies of Russian soldiers killed in war,” reads the chyron on CNN’s latest video report. It explains how Ukraine […]

Steve May 15, 2022

Over the last few years in enterprise IT, the fight between on-premise software and cloud services has been dominating tech conversations. Today, many businesses realize we will never return to the in-office routine we experienced before the pandemic. As remote and hybrid work becomes the norm, constituents now expect to be communicated through various channels, […]

Steve May 15, 2022

Red Hat CEO: Remote Working is ‘Just Another Day’ to the Open Source World (redhat.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Sunday May 15, 2022 @03:33AM from the willing-to-commit dept. Red Hat’s CEO/president Paul Cormier assessed the last two years in a speech at this week’s Red Hat Summit. “Globally we saw nearly every industry go to […]

Steve May 15, 2022

Knowing your Steam ID is essential if you want to link your account to third-party sites that give you usage information, organize your library and so on. However, Steam doesn’t offer any information about how to find your Steam ID (it’s not the same thing as your username and profile name), so here we show […]

Steve May 14, 2022

Electric cargo bikes, especially four-wheeled versions that function as mini delivery vans, are becoming an increasingly common solution for mail delivery around the world. As USPS struggles with its own delivery van ordering scandal, the latest example of alternative lightweight and efficient electric four-wheeler delivery vehicles saw yet another European country demonstrating the effectiveness of […]