How to set up a Git repository in minutes on Linux

If you need a quick code repository, you have everything you need with git and SSH. Jack Wallen shows you how it’s done. Sometimes you just need to deploy a quick Git repository so you can collaborate on a project, back up your code or house your files on a remote machine. When you feel like doing that, you don’t want to have to spend an hour or so deploying a server and setting it up …

Link: How to set up a Git repository in minutes on Linux
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Social media and dating apps have a serious identity problem

It’s time for social media and dating apps to face the music and curb fraud, deception and disinformation on their platforms once and for all. In the beginning, social media and dating apps represented small corners of the internet with just a handful of users. Today, Facebook and Twitter are so big they influence elections, make or break vaccine campaigns, and move markets.

Link: Social media and dating apps have a serious identity problem
via techcrunch.com

Super Apps Set Stage for Consumer-Focused Commerce

We look back and take stock of what was in order to gain a roadmap for what will be. To that end, J.Morgan Chase Global Head of Payments Technology Mike Blandina and Global Head of Payments and Commerce Solutions Max Neukirchen said the trends in digital payments set in motion well before 2021 will bring innovations beyond the confines of marketplaces and consumer-focused super apps well after 2022 ends.

Link: Super Apps Set Stage for Consumer-Focused Commerce
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SAP ODP plugin overview | Cloud Data Fusion Documentation | Google Cloud

This guide describes how to deploy, configure, and run data pipelines that use
the SAP ODP plugin. You can use SAP as a source for batch-based
and delta-based data extraction in Cloud Data Fusion through Operational Data
Provisioning (ODP).
This plugin enables bulk data integration from SAP…

Link: SAP ODP plugin overview | Cloud Data Fusion Documentation | Google Cloud
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SAP OData plugin overview | Cloud Data Fusion Documentation | Google Cloud

Preview

This feature is covered by the Pre-GA Offerings Terms
of the Google Cloud Terms of Service. Pre-GA features might have limited support,
and changes to pre-GA features might not be compatible with other pre-GA versions.

For more information, see the
launch stage…

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SAP SLT Replication plugin overview | Cloud Data Fusion Documentation | Google Cloud

Preview

This feature is covered by the Pre-GA Offerings Terms
of the Google Cloud Terms of Service. Pre-GA features might have limited support,
and changes to pre-GA features might not be compatible with other pre-GA versions.

For more information, see the
launch stage…

Link: SAP SLT Replication plugin overview | Cloud Data Fusion Documentation | Google Cloud
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FREE Survival and Emergency APPS You Need To Have

FREE APPS: You Need To Download Right Now! Updated 2021 First Aid; Emergency Communication; Natural Disaster; Location, GPS and Mapping; Plant, Animal & Insect I.D., Stars; Knots; Survival and more. Apps are very useful; some can be life-saving. Following are free apps for a variety of situations that can save your life and are handy in day to day living.

Link: FREE Survival and Emergency APPS You Need To Have
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Amazon’s big cloud outage shows that the future of the cloud belongs to those who can play together nicely

While the pandemic has changed how companies approach the cloud, the power balance remains the same. The recent Amazon Web Services outage renewed industry interest in using multiple cloud providers. Experts say platforms that help customers use multiple clouds in conjunction will come out ahead. For years, the cloud-vendor rankings have stayed the same.

Link: Amazon’s big cloud outage shows that the future of the cloud belongs to those who can play together nicely
via http://www.businessinsider.com

How to use WSA PacMan for installing apps on Windows Subsystem for Android

The Android compatibility layer of Windows 11, commonly known as Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA), comes without the Google Play Store or any kind of Google apps. Instead, you get the Amazon Appstore as the built-in solution for downloading third-party apps. While it is possible to manually sideload apps on WSA, there is no simple way to manage all the installed apps on the Android subsystem — unless you install a launcher, or go one step further and enable the Play Store.

Link: How to use WSA PacMan for installing apps on Windows Subsystem for Android
via http://www.xda-developers.com

The best Android apps for business in 2022

Trying to find the right app for any given area on Android is a lot like trying to order dinner at a restaurant with way too many options on the menu. How can you possibly find the right choice in such a crowded lineup? With the Google Play Store now boasting somewhere in the neighborhood of 70 gazillion titles (last I checked), it’s no simple task to figure out which apps rise above the rest and provide the best possible experiences.

Link: The best Android apps for business in 2022
via http://www.computerworld.com

Just got a new Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV or Fire TV? Change these privacy settings now

So you just got a new streaming device as a holiday gift (maybe from yourself, but who’s counting?). Congrats! Whether it was a Black Friday bargain or a fancy stocking stuffer, now is the time to relax and enjoy the thrill of having all your favorite streaming services in one easy-to-use device. But before you get too cozy on the couch, you might want to dig through some menus to find out how your new device handles your privacy.

Link: Just got a new Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV or Fire TV? Change these privacy settings now
via http://www.cnet.com

Researchers Disclose Unpatched Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Teams Software

Microsoft said it won’t be fixing or is pushing patches to a later date for three of the four security flaws uncovered in its Teams business communication platform earlier this March.
The disclosure comes from Berlin-based cybersecurity firm Positive Security, which found that the implementation…

Link: Researchers Disclose Unpatched Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Teams Software
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