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This software could cut 85% space apps take on your phone

New York: If you think twice before downloading an app due to storage concerns, here comes a solution. Researchers have developed a software that cuts down storage requirements by at least 85 per cent for popular gaming apps on an Android phone. The software, called AppStreamer, “streams” data

Boeing’s passenger spacecraft actually suffered a second unknown software glitch during debut flight

An artistic rendering of Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft Image: Boeing Boeing’s new passenger spacecraft suffered a second major software bug during its debut flight to space in December — one that would have ended in a “catastrophic spacecraft failure” had it not been corrected. Fortunately, Boeing patched the issue

Germany’s SAP invests in authorization software startup PlainID

The SAP R&D center in Raanana, Israel (Courtesy) German multinational software firm SAP said Tuesday it has invested an undisclosed amount of money in Israeli startup PlainID, a maker of software that enables authorizations. Founded in 2014 by Gal Helemski, Oren Ohayon Harel, and Dmitry Tuchinsky, the

Watchman Software Raising Concerns About Privacy

For many years, Watchman security software from Rekor Systems has been available for commercial use by businesses and even police departments as a means to track license plates and for general security purposes. Just a few days ago, Rekor Systems released the Watchman security software for consumer

Your doctor’s computer may have suggested opioids because drugmakers paid to tweak the software, DOJ says

San Francisco-based medical records startup Practice Fusion allegedly developed software for pharmaceutical companies to help increase the number of prescriptions doctors wrote for pain medications, according to a settlement with the US Department of Justice, Bloomberg reports. The company, which supplied its software to tens of thousands of doctors

Crank Software and NXP partners on embedded GUI design

With the promise to make the development of embedded graphical user interfaces (GUI) easier for customers, Crank Software and NXP Semiconductors have joined forces on a novel SDK. The latest release of the NXP MCUXpresso software development kit (SDK) includes Crank Storyboard, providing NXP customers with direct

These 3 Software Stocks Can Climb Higher in 2020, Says Top Investing Firm

The tech sector is a powerful engine in today’s economy, driving jobs and innovation, profits and returns. And it’s no wonder why – tech is the key to the modern world, changing our lives and informing all that we do. Yes, the economy still runs on oil

Software Supply Chain Attacks: How to Disrupt Attackers

Supply chain attacks—compromising an organization via insecure components in its software supply chain—are a growing concern for organizations. Throughout the past three years, an increasing number of open source software package repositories have been found to contain malware, making it clear that all installation and update pathways

The best free presentation software 2020: free alternatives to PowerPoint

Got a big presentation coming up? The best way to keep your audience engaged is to ditch the overpacked slides in favor of eye-catching visuals and slick animations. That means choosing free presentation software that can unlock your creativity and help you create a presentation that stands

As Algorithms Battle Biases, Researchers Say Hiring Software Must Be More Than Meets the A.I.

People must give more thought to the objectives of hiring algorithms, experts say, or else human biases may be perpetuated in software. Fifty-five years ago, U.S. president Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act, which he said was a continuation of “the unending search for justice