VMware to acquire Datrium to bolster disaster recovery for hybrid cloud

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New Mac Ransomware Is Even More Sinister Than It Appears

The threat of ransomware may seem ubiquitous, but there haven’t been too many strains tailored specifically to infect Apple’s Mac computers since the first full-fledged Mac ransomware surfaced only four years ago. So when Dinesh Devadoss, a malware researcher at the firm K7 Lab, published findings on Tuesday about a new example of Mac ransomware, […]

Learn how to accelerate your business using automation and AI technology: Transform 2020

If companies were already investing in automation and AI technologies before March 2020, they have only accelerated those investments since. No one expected the jolt the COVID-19 pandemic would bring to business. With leaders looking for ways to avoid human contact, machines, software, and new processes that avoid those humans are even more imperative. That’s […]

Worms Rumble ditches turn-based combat for real-time action

Team17 announced Worms Rumble today, the latest installment in the long-running franchise. A PC beta will start July 15. The Worms series started in 1995. The franchise focuses on turn-based combat on a 2D battlefield, with teams fighting to eradicate the other side’s worms with rockets, grenades, mines, and more. This will be the first […]

Facebook advances VR rendering quality with neural 4×4 supersampling

Rendering 3D graphics for the latest high-resolution displays has never been an easy task, and the challenge level increases multiple times for VR headsets with twin displays using high refresh rates — something Oculus’ parent company Facebook knows all too well. Today, Facebook researchers revealed a new technique for upsampling real-time-rendered 3D content, using machine learning […]

Xbox Summer Game Fest Demo Event begins July 21 for unreleased indies

Microsoft revealed plans to roll out demos for a number of upcoming Xbox One games. The company announced in a blog post today that it will enable Xbox One owners to try out between 75-and-100 unreleased games starting July 21 and running through July 27 as part of the Summer Game Fest (also known as […]

YouTube cuts off Shane Dawson’s ad money

Image copyright Getty Images YouTube has stopped allowing Shane Dawson to make money from adverts on his three channels, which have 34 million subscribers between them. The decision comes after the vlogger apologised for having uploaded multiple offensive videos, including appearing in blackface and using racial slurs. On Friday, Dawson posted a video titled Taking […]

Announcing the Porting Assistant for .NET

.NET Core is the future of .NET! Version 4.8 of the .NET Framework is the last major version to be released, and Microsoft has stated it will receive only bug-, reliability-, and security-related fixes going forward. For applications where you want to continue to take advantage of future investments and innovations in the .NET platform, […]

A guide to monitoring tools

Catchpoint offers innovative, real-time analytics across its Digital Experience Monitoring solution through the use of synthetic monitoring and user sentiment tools, which provide an outside-in view of user experiences. The tools work together to give a clear assessment of performance, as users can either contact Catchpoint directly through its portal, or Catchpoint can learn of […]

Multi-Cloud Environment Challenges for Government Agencies

Between January and April of this year, the government sector saw a 45% increase in enterprise cloud use, and as the work-from-home norm continues, socially distanced teamwork will require even more cloud-based collaboration services. Hybrid and multi-cloud architectures can offer government agencies the flexibility, enhanced security and capacity needed to achieve what they need for […]