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The framework formerly known as JavaScriptMVC hits 1.0

DoneJS, an open source JavaScript framework previously known as JavaScriptMVC, has reached version 1.0 status.Intended for building high-performance real-time apps for mobile, web, and desktop, DoneJS supports capabilities like server-side rendering...

IDG Contributor Network: Download Ubuntu 17.10 daily builds

Download Ubuntu 17.10 daily builds The release schedule for Ubuntu 17.10 has been announced, and you can now download the daily build ISO images as well.

Daily builds can be useful to watch the progress of Ubuntu 17.10, but are not recommended for n...

Next-generation Xeons to come in “Gold” and “Platinum” versions

New naming scheme appears to be even less clear than the old one.

Google becomes first foreign internet company to launch service in Cuba

Google servers inside Cuba are now live on the internet, marking a major milestone in the country’s communications evolution and promising faster access to Google’s services for Cuban users.The computers are part of Google’s global network of caching servers, which store frequently requested content locally so it doesn’t have to be accessed over long distances.[ Office 365 vs.

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That speeds up access in any country but is particularly important in a nation like Cuba, which has relatively low connectivity to the rest of the world.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Discover the Latest Mobile and mPOS Printing Innovation with BIXOLON at...

Mobile printing leader introduces 4-inch slim mobile printer, 3-inch small-footprint cube printer and web and cloud-based mPOS hub solution.RBTE 2017 (8-9 May 2017, London, United Kingdom) – BIXOLON (stand 432), the global manufacturer of advanced Receipt, Label and Mobile Printers will be encouraging customers to discover its innovative range of printing solutions at RBTE 2017.

Demonstrating its industry leading dual-mode Bluetooth V4 Classic & LE alongside dual-band Wi-Fi enabled mobile and desktop printing hardware for... Source: RealWire

Ring Video Doorbell Pro Discounted $50 on Amazon – Deal Alert

With a motion-activated camera, two-way audio and HD video, you’ll never miss a visitor again. Ring detects motion and can alert you on your mobile device, even at night thanks to built-in infrared LED night vision. Optionally, video can be archived to the cloud for later viewing.
See, hear and speak to whomever is at your door in real time from your smartphone, tablet or desktop.

Day or night, rain or shine -- you’re always home. Right now the Ring Video Doorbell Pro is discounted 20%, or $50, on Amazon.
Its typical list price of $249 has dropped to $199.99 (see Ring Video Doorbell Pro now on Amazon).

That's a deal that doesn't come around very often.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

XPan, I am your father

While we have previously written on the now infamous XPan ransomware family, some of it’s variants are still affecting users primarily located in Brazil.

This sample is what could be considered as the “father” of other XPan ransomware variants.

A considerable amount of indicators within the source code depict the early origins of this sample.

Man sues Confide: I wouldn’t have spent $7/month if I’d known...

Confide: "The accusations set forth in the complaint are unfounded and without merit."

Google reportedly plans ad blocking feature for Chrome browser

Google makes a lot of money from online advertisements.
In what appears to be a surprising move at first glance, the company is likely to introduce an ad blocking feature that could be turned on by default in desktop and mobile versions of its Chrome browser, according to a news report.The move by Google is seen as more defensive rather than a change of heart by the company on the issue of ad blockers, reported The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the company’s plans.[ Safeguard your browsers; InfoWorld's experts tell you how in the "Web Browser Security Deep Dive" PDF guide. | Cut to the key news in technology trends and IT breakthroughs with the InfoWorld Daily newsletter, our summary of the top tech happenings. ]By bundling its own ad blocker as a feature in Chrome, the most popular browser according to Net Market Share, the company appears to be expecting users to use the default blocker rather than the blockers that have proliferated on the market.
It will then allow only certain acceptable ads to be shown, according to the Journal, which said that the feature could be announced within weeks.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Report: Google will add an ad blocker to all versions of...

The owner of the web's biggest advertising platform is building an ad blocker?

Tanium exposed hospital’s IT while using its network in sales demos

CEO used client hospital's network in demo "hundreds of times," reports WSJ.

Facebook updates Workplace as enterprise collaboration gets hot again

Just as the enterprise takes another swing at figuring out how to help employees work better together, Facebook continues its push to entice companies to adopt its collaboration service.During the company's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose...