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German states balk at letting police use Palantir technology

German states balk at letting police use Palantir technology

Bad memories of state overreach plus recent court rulings make some states rethink using the software. Some state governments in Germany are rethinking how their police forces use software made by Palantir, according to a report in the Financial Times. The concern stems from privacy concerns and... Read more

date1 year ago
BMC Software targets €14 billion IPO

BMC Software targets €14 billion IPO

BMC Software has filed a request for an IPO with the U.S. securities regulator SEC. This is reported by Bloomberg based on sources. According to Bloomberg, the IPO could take place later this year. Business bank Goldman Sachs is said to have been selected as a facilitator for the IPO. BMC Softwa... Read more

date1 year ago
OpenText reports Q2 results after buying Micro Focus

OpenText reports Q2 results after buying Micro Focus

Analysts call the quarterly financial results "mixed" as company looks to leverage their recent acquisition. This week OpenText reported its quarterly results - after announcing its purchase of software vendor Micro Focus some time ago. For its fiscal 2023 second quarter, OpenText reported e... Read more

date1 year ago
Sage under fire for switching to subscription-based model

Sage under fire for switching to subscription-based model

The financial software company is taking criticism for forcing SMEs to move to a subscription-based pricing plan. The Financial Times reports that small businesses in the UK are up in arms over being forced to migrate their perpetual Sage 50 software licenses to a monthly subscription plan. Sage... Read more

date1 year ago
Software’s post-pandemic recessionary lag factor 

Software’s post-pandemic recessionary lag factor 

Knowledge is power. But further than any mere level of learning by rote understanding, we use the term ‘savvy’ to denote a particular level of practical knowledge and ability. Coming out of the post-pandemic period of preparation for the ensuing recession will (arguably) require more savvine... Read more

date2 years ago
Low-code on the open road: acquires Ionic for mobile dev

Low-code on the open road: acquires Ionic for mobile dev

Low-code is on the high. The new-age automation shortcuts, reference architectures, templates and wider tooling offerings that form the low-code universe of software application development are in high gear in terms of their current ascendancy. Looking upwards, low-code is also now being charged... Read more

date2 years ago
Former Microsoft chief sheds light on Windows 8 a decade later

Former Microsoft chief sheds light on Windows 8 a decade later

In a recent interview, the ex-chief of Windows 8 shed light on the development and legacy of the controversial operating system. Windows 8 took risks, garnered mixed reviews and influences the IT landscape to this day. Windows 8, released in 2012, was seen as a revolutionary new operating syste... Read more

date2 years ago
Meta’s vendor-agnostic toolkit helps optimize AI for various CPUs

Meta’s vendor-agnostic toolkit helps optimize AI for various CPUs

Facebook parent Meta announced the launch of a brand-new set of free development tools for artificial intelligence apps, which help developers optimize AI apps for multiple processors. According to the company, the new open-source AI platform is built on PyTorch, an open-source machine learning ... Read more

date2 years ago
FishPig discovers exploit that puts 200,000 websites at risk

FishPig discovers exploit that puts 200,000 websites at risk

200,000 sites risk having their data compromised due to an exploit in FishPig's software. FishPig is a UK-based e-commerce software developer. Organizations use its Magento and WordPress plugins to streamline processes. FishPig recently discovered that attackers had found a backdoor into the sec... Read more

date2 years ago
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