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IBM Creates a COBOL Compiler For Linux On x86

IBM has announced a COBOL compiler for Linux on x86. "IBM COBOL for Linux on x86 1.1 brings IBM's COBOL compilation technologies and capabilities to the Linux on x86 environment," said IBM in an announcement, describing it as "the latest addition to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotApr 8th, 2021

IBM breaks latest revenue losing streak as cloud revenue shows modest growth

For IBM, much of the last 8 years simply posting positive revenue growth was a challenge. In fact, the company had a period between 2013 and 2018 when it experienced an astonishing 22 straight quarters of negative revenue growth. So when Big Blue rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 55 min. ago

Facebook creates Clubhouse clone Live Audio Rooms

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg says the social media platform will introduce audio elements......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Flying On Mars Fueled With Open-Source Software

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: A small miracle happened at 3:31am ET on Monday morning. Ingenuity, a tiny NASA helicopter, became the first powered aircraft to fly on another planet, Mars. This engineering feat was done with Linux, o.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

LOHA creates Westgate1515 student apartment complex in Los Angeles

Architecture firm LOHA has incorporated terraces and covered balconies into a black-and-white student housing building that occupies an entire city block in West Los Angeles. Read more Architecture firm LOHA has incorporated terraces and cov.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

A Hacker"s Nightmare: Programmable Chips Secured by Chaos

A complex network of randomly interconnected logic gates creates conditions that could thwart hackers Not all chaos is bad. In the case of programmable chips, chaos can be harnessed to create a unique digital identifier. Think of it as a finger.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Researchers use laser paintbrush to create miniature masterpieces

Researchers are blurring the lines between science and art by showing how a laser can be used to create artistic masterpieces in a way that mirrors classical paints and brushes. The new technique not only creates paint-like strokes of color on metal.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Elena Lokastova creates bright jewellery showroom in Moscow attic space

Russian architect Elena Lokastova has turned the attic space of a Moscow office building into a jewellery showroom with green-carpeted interiors, informed by the patinated copper dome of a monastery that can be seen from the window. Read more.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Openwall Releases "Linux Kernel Runtime Guard" 0.9.0

Long-time Slashdot reader xiando shares news from LinuxReviews: Linux Kernel Runtime Guard (LKRG) is a security module for the Linux kernel developed by Openwall. The latest release adds compatibility with Linux kernels up to soon to be released 5......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021

WT Architecture creates "self-consciously picturesque house" overlooking Scottish loch

WT Architecture has built a linear house alongside Loch Tummel in the Scottish Highlands. Read more WT Architecture has built a linear house alongside Loch Tummel in the Scottish Highlands. Read more.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021

Linus Torvalds Says Rust Closer for Linux Kernel Development, Calls C++ "A Crap Language"

Google's Android team supports Rust for developing the Android operating system. Now they're also helping evaluate Rust for Linux kernel development. Their hopes, among other things, are that "New code written in Rust has a reduced risk of memory saf.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 17th, 2021

Ex IBM Sales Manager, Fired After Battling Discrimination Against Subordinates, Wins $11 Million Lawsuit

On Thursday, a federal jury in Seattle, Washington, found that former IBM sales manager Scott Kingston had been unlawfully fired by the company and denied sales commission after challenging the treatment of subordinates as racially biased. And it awa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 17th, 2021

2DM Arquitectos creates angular holiday cabin on Chilean coast

Santiago-based studio 2DM Arquitectos has built a holiday home overlooking the Pacific Ocean that has a cantilevered upper floor to take advantage of the views. Read more Santiago-based studio 2DM Arquitectos has built a holiday home overlo.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsApr 16th, 2021

FreeBSD 13 Released

"FreeBSD, the other Linux, reached version 13," writes long-time Slashdot reader undoman. "The operating system is known for its stable code, native ZFS support, and use of the more liberal BSD licenses." Phoronix highlights some of the major new imp.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 16th, 2021

Recent wildlife documentaries affect public understanding of wider conservation

Research led by the University of Kent's Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) has found that the personification of animals in recent wildlife documentaries leads to significant misinformation and creates problems for public understan.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

IBM acquires Italy’s MyInvenio to integrate process mining directly into its suite of automation tools

Automation has become a big theme in enterprise IT, with organizations using RPA, no-code and low-code tools, and other  technology to speed up work and bring more insights and analytics into how they do things every day, and today IBM is announcing.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Parallels 16.5 Can Virtualize ARM Windows Natively on M1 Macs With Up to 30% Faster Performance

Parallels today announced the release of Parallels Desktop 16.5 for Mac with full support for M1 Macs, allowing for the Windows 10 ARM Insider Preview and ARM-based Linux distributions to be run in a virtual machine at native speeds on M1 Macs. From.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Inspur, China"s Largest Cloud Hardware Vendor, Joins Open-Source Patent Consortium

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: The Open Invention Network (OIN) defends the intellectual property (IP) rights of Linux and open-source software developers from patent trolls and the like. This is a global fight and now the OIN has a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Researchers streamline molecular assembly line to design, test drug compounds

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a way to fine-tune the molecular assembly line that creates antibiotics via engineered biosynthesis. The work could allow scientists to improve existing antibiotics as well as design new dru.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Rubber scarcity creates new headache for beleaguered automakers

Snarled shipping lines are disrupting the movement of natural rubber, compounding a shortage that threatens to further disrupt vehicle production......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Nvidia to bring GeForce RTX graphics to ARM-based Chromebooks and Linux PCs

Nvidia announced a partnership with SoC-maker MediaTek that would being GeForce RTX 3000 GPU technologies to Arm-based processors on Chromebook and Linux PCs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021