Microsoft releases fourth Windows 10 preview in a row with only bug fixes and improvements

Microsoft today started rolling out a new Windows 10 preview build for people participating in the fast ring of the Windows Insider Program. Build 15060 arrives just two days after Microsoft released build 15058. This is the fourth consecutive preview build with no big new features. There are only bug fixes.

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via venturebeat.com

iOS 11 Could Purge Over 200,000 Apps

While Apple’s next major installment of iOS won’t officially be unveiled for another few months, a new analysis that was issued recently has suggested that the company’s ‘iOS 11’ update could end support for hundreds of thousands of apps that are currently available to users on the App Store.To…

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Mobile Apps, Amazon Alexa, Cloud Services

This is the sixth and final blog post in a series examining technologies such as MongoDB and REST APIs that are driving the development of modern web and mobile applications.
Modern Application Stack – Part 1: Introducing The MEAN Stack introduced the technologies making up the MEAN (MongoDB,…

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Now (Almost) Any Restaurant Can Offer Mobile Ordering

In July 2015, Avanti Commerce helped Subway launch mobile ordering at 27,000 of its U.stores, making it at the time the largest restaurant chain to support mobile ordering. Now it’s bringing some of that same technology to smaller outfits. While Subway’s rollout was somewhat novel, these days the mobile ordering of food is commonplace.

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via http://www.fastcompany.com

EVGA’s SC17 Gaming Laptop Gets G-Sync, Still Waiting For Kaby Lake

EVGA announced that its flagship gaming laptop, the SC17, now has Nvidia G-Sync onboard. The SC17 still features the same components from the recent Nvidia Pascal refresh, with an Intel Core i7-6820HK, 32GB of DDR4-2666 RAM, a 256GB M.2 NVMe SSD (with 1TB HDD storage), and the mobile version of the GTX 1070.

Link: EVGA’s SC17 Gaming Laptop Gets G-Sync, Still Waiting For Kaby Lake
via http://www.tomshardware.com

Now We Know Why Microsoft Bought LinkedIn

Now We Know Why Microsoft Bought LinkedIn Satya Nadella is on a crusade to change Microsoft’s reputation, and hiring Reid Hoffman is his money move. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman.Six months after Microsoft announced plans to pay more than…

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Video: How to scale the Android display

You may not know this, but the Android Nougat update brought with it a pretty handy feature for those that prefer their screen text and images to be smaller – thereby giving you more screen real estate – or larger – making it easier to see what’s on the display. The feature’s only requirement is Android 7.aka Nougat.

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What Satya Nadella did at Microsoft

A DECADE ago, visiting Microsoft’s headquarters near Seattle was like a trip into enemy territory. Executives would not so much talk with visitors as fire words at them (one of this newspaper’s correspondents has yet to recover from two harrowing days spent in the company of a Microsoft “brand…

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Swatch to take on Apple Watch & Android Wear with custom OS

The Swatch Group will be paving its own road into the smartwatch space with a custom operating system, the company’s CEO said on Thursday, with the OS going up against mature software from incumbents Apple Watch and Google’s Android Wear platform. Competitors have had problems with power consumption and privacy, Nick Hayek suggested to Reuters.

Link: Swatch to take on Apple Watch & Android Wear with custom OS
via appleinsider.com

Get Lifetime Access to 10 Fantastic Mac Apps For $49

Right now, you can get a massive bundle of Mac apps for over 90% off! All future updates are included for apps such as a password manager, a vector graphic designer, a backup tool, and more!
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Women represent just 7% of European cyber-security workforce

This article originally appeared on SC Magazine UK.

Women represent just 7% of European cyber-security workforce

A survey of over 19,000 cyber-security professionals from 170 countries has revealed a chronic shortage of women working in cyber-security amid a widening skills gap.
The…

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