Topic: software

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Google faces USD 5B fine over Android browser and search engine ties

Google must stop forcing Android smartphone makers to install its search engine and browser on their phones, the European Union's antitrust authority has ruled.

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How AppDynamics and Perspica combined to bring machine learning to users

Application performance management (APM) vendor AppDynamics is bringing more machine learning into its platform thanks to a 2017 acquisition - here's how it did it.

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Microsoft to dump Windows 10's smaller delta updates

The company has decided they're no longer needed because express updates can fill the bill. The delta updates will end in February 2019.

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TalentQuest partners with PES University, Unity to launch AR/VR CoE in Bangalore

The centre will provide a one-year AR/VR certification programme, resulting in a diploma from PES University.

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Oracle rolls out its own blockchain service

Oracle joins IBM, SAP, and Microsoft in offering blockchain-as-a-service for companies hoping to deploy the distributed ledger technology without the expenses associated with embracing the technology in-house.

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GitHub Enterprise adds anonymous Git access, improves configuration visibility

Other administrative improvements include easing of dormancy restrictions and granular permissions

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Microsoft lures Windows 2008 users to cloud with offer of extra support

The company will provide three more years of support to Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 when workloads are moved to Azure virtual machines or Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, which debuts later this year.

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Virtual reality giants unveil VirtualLink as a standardized cable that may simplify VR rigs

Oculus, Valve, AMD, and Microsoft have backed VirtualLink, a new VR display consortium that will use USB-C as a standardized interface for VR devices.

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What’s new in the Anaconda distribution for Python

Anaconda 5.2 adds job scheduling, support for GPUs, and integration with version control systems including Git and GitHub

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Bitdefender unveils new 2019 product line

Bitdefender launches its 2019 consumer security product line, which aims to stop criminals before they attack.

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Open banking after six months: what's changed?

Open banking officially came into effect in the EU six months ago, on January 13 to be exact, however the established banks have been slow to adapt and adoption of new services has been sluggish. So what has really changed?

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What's the future of server virtualization?

Server virtualization can help fight server sprawl, make better use of compute power, curb energy bills, and improve data-center agility and flexibility.