Development

Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?
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operating systems

Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?

They may be two of the most popular Linux distributions, but what are the differences?
18 Jun 2021
7 UX skills every designer should have
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user experience (UX)

7 UX skills every designer should have

It takes a lot more than just impeccable design skills to attract visitors to a website
18 Jun 2021
OnePlus CEO hints at potential merger with Oppo
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mergers and acquisitions

OnePlus CEO hints at potential merger with Oppo

The independent companies have become more entwined in recent years with “deeper integration” on the horizon
18 Jun 2021
Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?
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operating systems

Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?

Can the open-source OS really stand up to Microsoft's enterprise juggernaut?
17 Jun 2021
Web creator to sell original source code as an NFT
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blockchain

Web creator to sell original source code as an NFT

Sotheby's will auction the single non-fungible token that consists of time-stamped files, a video, a letter and a poster of the code
16 Jun 2021
Windows 11 leaks in full after early build shows up online
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 leaks in full after early build shows up online

Surface-level changes including a macOS-like user interface with rounded corners and a default light skin
16 Jun 2021
Akamai makes its serverless edge platform more developer-friendly
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cloud computing

Akamai makes its serverless edge platform more developer-friendly

EdgeWorkers by Akamai gains a free tier, prioritized API routing, and more
15 Jun 2021
Ubuntu Pro launches on Google Cloud
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open source

Ubuntu Pro launches on Google Cloud

The "hardened" version of the open source Linux OS comes with added security features
15 Jun 2021
Most tech products will be built by non-IT professionals by 2024
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digital transformation

Most tech products will be built by non-IT professionals by 2024

Gartner expects the next 12 months to bring some high-profile tech launches from non-tech companies
15 Jun 2021
How to build a basic web app in Flask
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web development

How to build a basic web app in Flask

Using a Python micro-framework to read records from a Postgres database
11 Jun 2021
Latest Android 12 beta puts privacy front and centre
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Google Android

Latest Android 12 beta puts privacy front and centre

Developers roll out a privacy dashboard alongside shortcuts to limit app access to components like the microphone and camera
10 Jun 2021
Ten-year-old iOS 4 recreated as an iPhone app
The iPhone 3G with iOS 4
iOS

Ten-year-old iOS 4 recreated as an iPhone app

A developer has built a 'pixel-perfect' replica of the iPhone 3G's operating system called 'OldOS'
10 Jun 2021
Female enrolment in STEM courses increased to 46% in 2020
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Careers & training

Female enrolment in STEM courses increased to 46% in 2020

The most popular courses included computer science, programming, and machine learning
9 Jun 2021
Consumer choice and the payment experience
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Whitepaper

Consumer choice and the payment experience

A software provider's guide to getting, growing, and keeping customers
9 Jun 2021
Haystack raises $1.2 million for its engineering insights tool
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software development

Haystack raises $1.2 million for its engineering insights tool

Haystack Analytics helps build “elite” developer teams by offering insights into roadblocks and burnout
7 Jun 2021
Best paying tech jobs of 2021
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Careers & training

Best paying tech jobs of 2021

Find out what tech roles are the most lucrative this year
7 Jun 2021
GitHub to prohibit code that’s used in active attacks
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cyber security

GitHub to prohibit code that’s used in active attacks

The coding repository updates its policies to tighten up security in light of concerns it might be exploited
7 Jun 2021
Getting started with Postgres
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software development

Getting started with Postgres

Here’s how to set up one of the most popular open source databases around
4 Jun 2021
Facebook unveils developer tools to boost business messaging on WhatsApp and Instagram
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software development

Facebook unveils developer tools to boost business messaging on WhatsApp and Instagram

The social network also revealed Messenger API for Instagram at its F8 Refresh conference
3 Jun 2021
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
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web browser

What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
2 Jun 2021
Mozilla modernises Firefox UI with design overhaul, privacy protections
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web browser

Mozilla modernises Firefox UI with design overhaul, privacy protections

Developers claim the refreshed browser is cleaner, more intuitive, and responsive to users' browsing habits
2 Jun 2021
Acer's ConceptD laptops feature glasses-free 3D technology
A man using the SpatialLabs 3D program on an Acer Concept D
Laptops

Acer's ConceptD laptops feature glasses-free 3D technology

SpatialLabs tracks head and eye positions to create content that "floats" in front of the display
28 May 2021
Microsoft and the Linux Foundation launch green software initiative
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software development

Microsoft and the Linux Foundation launch green software initiative

The organisation will focus on devising standards, innovating, and fostering a community of engineers
26 May 2021