45 ways to stay out of trouble this holiday season (an article wish list)

Full Article : Opensource.com – https://opensource.com/article/17/12/article-wish-list On behalf of the Opensource.com editorial team, we wish you a fun holiday season and a Happy New Year! If you’re taking time off over the holiday break and worried about what you’ll do with your free time, we’ve got a list of 45 article … Read more

Microsoft’s December Patch Tuesday a real yawner, so far

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3241813/microsoft-windows/microsofts-december-patch-tuesday-a-real-yawner-so-far.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft released its Patch Tuesday passel a couple of hours ago, and it looks like we can all go home and enjoy some eggnog. There were two fixed vulnerabilities for Win7, and two for Win 8.1, and the (five) supported Win10 versions had three … Read more

5 Handpicked Android Apps You Should Use on Your Device

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/YfcKP6YZZT8/ Android has never been in lack of apps, as regardless of what your requirements are, you are always going to get a number of options. Whether you’re looking for trip planning apps or utilities, you’re covered by the number of apps available … Read more

Open Source OS Still supporting 32-bit Architecture and Why it’s Important

Full Article : It’s FOSS – https://itsfoss.com/32-bit-os-list/ One after the other, Linux distributions are dropping 32-bit support. Or, to be accurate, they drop support for the Intel x86 32-bit architecture (IA-32). Indeed, computers based on x86_64 hardware (IA-64) are superior in every way to their 32-bits counterpart: they are more … Read more

5 Free Alternatives to Microsoft OneNote

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/gFZtAJ5tsnU/ Microsoft OneNote is an easy go-to for those looking to bring some organization into their lives. It’s a recognizable brand, it’s free, and it’s integrated into the world’s most popular operating system. But maybe you want to break out of Microsoft’s watchful … Read more

Email is still the preferred channel for marketers

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/email-preferred-marketing/ Despite digital disruption and the emergence of newer technologies, email is still the preferred channel for marketers according to a new report. Email marketing brand Campaigner has released the results of its Digital Marketing Industry Report which shows that past year, 59 percent of … Read more

What Is Dropbox Paper, and How Do You Use It?

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/yv9dMFk1ax0/ What do you use when you want to share a document online with others? A popular choice is Google Docs, which allows people to upload, write, and share documents in the cloud. This is all well and good if you’re a fan … Read more

Apple makes Macs great again with iMac Pro

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3242166/apple-mac/apple-makes-macs-great-again-with-imac-pro.html#tk.rss_all In what may turn out to be this year’s most significant news for Mac users, Apple managed to squeeze one more product release into the year this side of Christmas, confirming that its iMac Pro will be “available to order” from December 14. An … Read more

Bad office habits increase the chance of a data breach

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/bad-office-habits-breach/ A new study of over 1000 US office workers finds that 99 percent of those surveyed admit to conducting at least one potentially dangerous security action, from sharing and storing login credentials to sending work documents to personal email accounts. The survey by cloud … Read more

Fedora 27 Server classic release after all — and Modularity goes back to the drawing board

Full Article : Fedora Magazine – https://fedoramagazine.org/fedora-27-server-classic-release/ You may remember reading about plans for Fedora 27 Server. The working group decided not to release that at the same time as the general F27 release, and instead provided a beta of Fedora 27 Modular Server. Based on feedback from that beta, they … Read more

Litecoin breaks $300 as Bitcoin growth slows down

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/litecoin-breaks-300/ It’s an interesting day in the cryptocurrency scene. All the coins in the top 10 are in the green, posting some serious gains over the last 24 hours. The most impressive showing comes from Litecoin, which is up over 80 percent, while the most … Read more

Poor USB security leaves enterprises at risk

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/poor-enterprise-usb-security/ Security polices for USB devices are frequently outdated and inadequate, and enterprises are often failing to monitor their use, according to a new survey. The study by encrypted drive specialist Apricorn reveals that while nine out of 10 employees rely on USB devices today, … Read more

New Spider ransomware threatens to delete your files if you don’t pay within 96 hours

Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/new-spider-ransomware-threatens-to-delete-all-your-files-if-you-dont-pay-within-96-hours/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Attackers behind new ransomware campaign are offering a “really easy” tutorial video in order to ensure they make money from their criminal activities.

If You’re Ready for Arch, ArchMerge Eases the Way

Full Article : LinuxInsider – http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/84986.html?rss=1 Newcomer ArchMerge Linux offers a big change for the better to those switching from the Debian Linux lineage to the Arch Linux infrastructure. ArchMerge Linux is a recent spinoff of ArchLabs Linux, which is a step up from most Arch Linux offerings in terms … Read more

Oh My Fish! Make Your Shell Beautiful

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/oh-fish-make-shell-beautiful/ A few days ago, we discussed how to install Fish shell, a robust, fully-usable shell that ships with many cool features out of the box such as autosuggestions, built-in search functionality, syntax highlighting, web based… The post Oh My Fish! Make Your Shell Beautiful … Read more

You can now pre-order apps for your Apple devices

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/you-can-now-pre-order-apps-for-your-apple-devices/ In an effort to build up hype, and also gauge demand, developers can now make their future apps available for pre-order on the Apple App Store. If you’re excitedly awaiting the arrival of a new app from your favorite developer, you can now buy … Read more

Linux Foundation Continues to Emphasize Diversity and Inclusiveness at Events

Full Article : Linux.com – https://www.linux.com/news/linux-foundation-continues-emphasize-diversity-and-inclusiveness-events This has been a pivotal year for Linux Foundation events. Our largest gatherings, which include Open Source Summit, Embedded Linux Conference, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, Open Networking Summit, and Cloud Foundry Summit, attracted a combined 25,000 people from 4,500 different organizations globally. Attendance was up … Read more

Microsoft’s Edge browser is in serious trouble

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3242165/microsoft-windows/microsofts-edge-browser-is-in-serious-trouble.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft’s Edge browser is less popular with Windows 10 users than earlier thought, if revised data from a U.S. analytics vendor can be believed. According to Net Applications of Aliso Viejo, Calif., Edge has been designated the primary browser by fewer than one in … Read more

Malicious mobile apps fool consumers by imitating leading brands

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/malicious-mobile-apps-imitation/ By impersonating brands and fooling consumers, malicious mobile apps are on the increase, according to digital threat management leader RiskIQ in its latest Q3 mobile threat landscape report. Apps available outside of official stores are most likely to be malicious. Google’s percentage of malicious apps … Read more