Microsoft launches Power Fx, a new open source low-code language

Microsoft today announced Power Fx, a new low-code language that takes its cues from Excel formulas. Power Fx will become the standard for writing logic customization across Microsoft’s own low-code Power Platform, but since the company is open.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchMar 2nd, 2021

Discord walked away from Microsoft talks, may pursue an IPO

A month after reports that Microsoft sought to buy the hot voice chat app Discord surfaced, those talks are off, a source familiar with the deal confirmed to TechCrunch. Discord is considering plans to stay independent, possibly charting a path to it.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 51 min. ago

Predicting the next pandemic virus is harder than we think

The observation that most of the viruses that cause human disease come from other animals has led some researchers to attempt "zoonotic risk prediction" to second-guess the next virus to hit us. However, in an Essay publishing April 20th in the open.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 51 min. ago

Ten ways to ensure bees benefit from the solar power boom

Researchers assessing the impact of solar energy development across Europe have come up with ten ways in which the expansion of solar can be shaped to ensure pollinators benefit......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 51 min. ago

Warm waters draw sharks off Israel"s Mediterranean coast

Dozens of sharks gathered Tuesday in warm waters of the Mediterranean near an Israeli power plant, drawing sightseers in what has become an annual occurence......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 51 min. ago

New Apple TV 4K gets more power, new Siri remote

Apple's latest Apple TV 4K is more powerful and gets a new version of the Siri remote that addresses one of its biggest pain points: The touchpad......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 52 min. ago

Xbox Series X update adds long-requested quick resume update

Microsoft is rolling out a new update for Alpha Skip-Ahead Xbox Insider members that enhances the Quick Resume feature on Xbox Series X|S consoles......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 52 min. ago

The M1 iMac’s power supply sports magnetic connector, Ethernet port

Apple just announced the new iMac powered by Apple’s own M1 silicon. Among the numerous updates and upgrades is a new power brick that sports something special to Apple’s lineup: an Ethernet port. On the surface, this seems like a silly p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 51 min. ago

Ziply™ Fiber Launches Agent Channel Program

Ziply™ Fiber Launches Agent Channel Program Kirkland, Wash. (April 15, 2021) – Ziply™ Fiber – which acquired the Northwest operations of Frontier Communications in May 2020 and immediately began investing an additional $500 million to improv.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News14 hr. 23 min. ago

Robots Versus Toasters: How The Power of Movement Plays Tricks On Human Brains

An excerpt from Kate Darling’s book, The New Breed: What Our History With Animals Reveals About Our Future With Robots Kate Darling is an expert on human robot interaction, robot ethics, intellectual property, and all sorts of other things at.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News14 hr. 23 min. ago

GM launches ‘Work Appropriately" flexible work standard

The new standard gives employees the flexibility to work from anywhere and gives GM access to a broader talent pool......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 23 min. ago

US Unveils Plan To Protect Power Grid From Foreign Hackers

The White House unveiled on Tuesday a 100-day plan intended to protect the U.S. power grid from cyber-attacks, mainly by creating a stronger relationship between U.S. national security agencies and the mostly private utilities that run the electrical.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 23 min. ago

How the language you speak aligns to your genetic origins and may impact research on your health

A new study challenges the presumption that all South-Eastern-Bantu speaking groups are a single genetic entity......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago

Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 will (finally) enter the 64-bit world

Next year's upgrade—out for preview later this summer—looks like a doozy. File under "You can't do this with 32-bit addressing": 1,600 projects and about 300,000 individual files open at on.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News20 hr. 52 min. ago

Microsoft"s Visual Studio 2022 Announced

Dave Knott writes: Microsoft has announced Visual Studio 2022, the next major revision of their flagship development IDE. A public beta will be arriving this summer. The most significant change, which has long been rumored, is that the entire applica.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 51 min. ago

Flushing a public toilet? Don"t linger, because aerosolized droplets do

Flushing a toilet can generate large quantities of microbe-containing aerosols depending on the design, water pressure or flushing power of the toilet. A variety of pathogens are usually found in stagnant water as well as in urine, feces and vomit. W.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Are Apple and others" tech launches a better watch because of Covid?

The pandemic has forced firms to unveil new products via virtual events, rather than live on stage......»»

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

Microsoft Edge "Performance Mode" Takes the Load Off Your CPU and RAM, Saves Battery

An anonymous reader quotes a report from 9to5Google: The latest addition coming to Microsoft Edge is "performance mode." Rolling out first to the Canary channel, "performance mode" in Microsoft Edge is designed to improve how the browser uses the res.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Sony Won"t Shut Down PS3 and PS Vita Stores After All

Last month, Sony said that PlayStation Store access for the PS3, PS Vita, and PSP would end this summer. Today, Sony has partially reversed course, announcing on the PlayStation Blog that the PlayStation Store would remain open on the PS3 and PS Vita.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

AT&T Cybersecurity Launches New Managed Endpoint Security Solution

AT&T Cybersecurity Launches New Managed Endpoint Security Solution What’s the news? AT&T has launched a managed endpoint security solution through its alliance with SentinelOne. AT&T Managed Endpoint Security with SentinelOne correlates the detect.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021