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SOFTWARE HAS A SERIOUS SUPPLY-CHAIN SECURITY PROBLEM

THE WARNINGS CONSUMERS hear from information security pros tend to focus on trust: Don’t click web links or attachments from an untrusted sender. Only install applications from a trusted source or from a trusted app store. But lately, devious hackers have been targeting their attacks further up the software supply chain,

Zenefits Shifts Focus To HR Software, Partnering With Brokers It Once Threatened

Zenefits CEO Jay Fulcher is partnering with brokerages and shifting focus to SaaS. (Credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg) Battered by scandal, executive changes and layoffs over the past two years, Zenefits is trying something new: playing nice. Zenefits announced on Thursday that the company is shifting its focus

XPRIZE’s five education software finalists help kids teach themselves

Caiaimage/Sam Edwards via Getty Images Millions of children around the world don’t have access to basic education, such as reading, writing and arithmetic skills, and the problem is only getting worse. XPRIZE is looking to do something about it. Today, the organization announced the five finalists for the Global Learning

Investor Praesidium asks Progress Software chairman to step down

(Reuters) – Activist investor Praesidium Investment Management on Friday urged Progress Software Corp’s chairman, Jack Egan, to resign, and questioned the software maker’s acquisition strategy. Praesidium, which also trimmed its stake in Progress Software to 8.8 percent from 9.05 percent, raised concerns about the company’s current performance.

Software magic brings HDR support to the Pixel and Pixel XL

YouTube began supporting HDR playback in late 2016, but there were not compatible smartphonesto play back the HDR content. Since that time, the LG G6, Galaxy S8, Sony Xperia XZ Premium, LG V30 and Note 8 have all been released or announced with hardware-based HDR support. Now, it looks like last year’s Pixel phones will be joining the party.

Internet service providers will fail to connect websites if software not updated, says ICANN CTO David Conrad

ICANN had promised in 2010 that it will change keys used in the process called domain name system resolver. Internet service providers (ISPs) will not be able to connect to websites if they fail to update their network with new software by October 11. The new software

Pixelmator unveils new Pro software with machine learning features

Pixelmator Pro includes a redesign user interface with less clutter. Image: Pixelmator Pixelmator is best known as the image editor for Mac you buy if you don’t need — or can’t afford — all the bells and whistles that come with Photoshop. Now, the company behind Pixelmator is

Google Chrome Will Soon Let You Permanently Mute Websites

We all have come across annoying websites that start playing videos with music switched on as soon as the user lands on them. While Chrome always had the option to mute these websites, it seems like Google will soon be adding a feature to provide a much better option to avoid

Modified Pixel Launcher Now Available With Android Oreo Features

With Google’s new mobile OS iteration Android Oreo now official, the first eligible devices such as the Pixel and Nexus smartphones have already started receiving it. One of the nifty features of the stock Android package is Google’s own launcher that’s now known as Pixel Launcher, after it was rebranded

Uber Brings In-App Chat to India, Lets Riders Talk to Drivers Without Sharing Their Phone Number

Uber is making it easier and more convenient for drivers and riders in India to communicate with each other and check their whereabouts. The ride-hailing company said on Monday that it has begun rolling out the in-app chat feature in India, allowing the two parties to talk