Monday, February 27, 2017

SOFTWARE

SOFTWARE
An application program (or application for short) is a computer program designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user. wikipedia

by Levi Sumagaysay, courtesy SiliconBeat A day after reporting fourth-quarter profit that beat expectations but sales that didn’t, Oracle is seeing its shares sink. The Merc’s Steve Johnson reported that a mere 1 percent rise in...
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In this current world, huge data is being generated all around us each and every minute. Until recently, we have been using Hadoop and related technologies to handle these data and to analyze it....

The first major update to Windows 8.1 could be ready for release as early as March and we’ve been bombarded with multiple leaked screenshots over the past week or so. The first batch of...

By GAO YUAN (China Daily) Microsoft Corp's decision to cut the Windows 7 operating system loose will leave nine out of 10Windows devices in China running with little or no official support. Microsoft on Wednesday suspended...

Microsoft's monthly patch release for July covers six remote-code execution vulnerabilities by Jeremy Kirk, courtesy CIO  IDG News Service — Microsoft's monthly patch release for July will cover seven security issues, six of which could be remotely...
Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 was launched on June 28, 2011. Did you know that the first Microsoft Office suite was released for Mac OS a full year before it was made available on MS Windows? In fact,...

By Alan Shimel, courtesy Networkworld With over 50 million tablets sold this year alone, you would think that economies of scale and market forces would be driving tablet prices down. For the most part,...

Intel matched  earnings expectations but reported slightly worse than expected revenues as PC  sales slowed down in the second quarter. Intel’s earnings are watched closely as a bellwether for the computing  ecosystem. That ecosystem has...

The tech industry has created cloud communities that are taking physical shape. Photo: Simon / Flickr For the first time in memory, adults in the United States under age forty are now...

Bill Buchanan, Edinburgh Napier University -The Java programming language, which has just turned 20 years old, provides developers with a means to write code that is independent of the hardware it runs on: “write once,...

Some good old games are about to come to Linux. GOG.com just announced that it has been working on supporting Linux for sometime and expects to launch titles this Fall. Mint and Ubuntu will...

by Christina Bonnington (courtesy wired.com) Amid the heated chatter surrounding Apple’s big releases at WWDC, something smaller — but nonetheless significant — managed to sneak through. With everyone gushing over iOS 7 and the new Macs,...
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