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Intel Says It Will Stop Developing Compute Cards

Slashdot.org - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 13:06
Intel will not develop new Compute Cards, the company said this week. From a report: Compute Cards were Intel's vision of modular computing that would allow customers to continually update point of sale systems, all-in-one desktops, laptops and other devices. Pull out one card, replace it with another, and you have a new CPU, plus RAM and storage. "We continue to believe modular computing is a market where there are many opportunities for innovation," an Intel spokesperson told Tom's Hardware. "However, as we look at the best way to address this opportunity, we've made the decision that we will not develop new Compute Card products moving forward. We will continue to sell and support the current Compute Card products through 2019 to ensure our customers receive the support they need with their current solutions, and we are thankful for their partnership on this change."

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nftables, vpn and bandwidth management

Freelancer.com - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 13:04
Site A got 100 subnets to There is a linux router on Site A with the IP address .1 of any subnet connected to eth0:1 to eth0:100. There is one single internet connection provided by another router which is connected to eth1 of the linux router ( (Budget: €8 - €30 EUR, Jobs: Debian, Linux, Network Administration, System Admin)
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Linux Desktop News: Zorin OS 15 Gets New Touch Interface, Android Sync And Native Flatpak Support - Forbes

Linux News - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:58
Linux Desktop News: Zorin OS 15 Gets New Touch Interface, Android Sync And Native Flatpak Support  Forbes

One of the things I love about using Linux is how connected you feel to the community. That's especially true when the actual creator and CEO of a Linux desktop ...

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Fix Ms Exchange 2016 Configurations

Freelancer.com - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:27
After a windows updates Exchange get down all services, I have fixed this issue but right now I can't send or receive emails , also Cannot connect email accounts to the Exchange server. I have checked all required ports and all are open... (Budget: $10 - $30 USD, Jobs: DNS, Linux, Plesk, System Admin, Windows Server)
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TypeScript's Quiet, Steady Rise Among Programming Languages

Slashdot.org - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:27
Microsoft's programming language TypeScript has become one of the most popular languages among developers, at least according to a report published by the analyst firm RedMonk this week. Wired: TypeScript jumped from number 16 to number 12, just behind Apple's programming language Swift in RedMonk's semiannual rankings, which were last published in August. Microsoft unveiled TypeScript in 2012, and while it hasn't grown as quickly as Swift -- which has grown faster than any other language, ever since RedMonk started compiling the rankings in 2011 -- TypeScript's own ascendance is impressive, given the sheer number of available programming languages. More and more applications these days use TypeScript. Google's programming framework Angular, the second most popular tool of its type according to data released last year by the startup NPM, is written in TypeScript. So is Vue, an increasingly popular framework finding a home both among smaller companies and tech giants like Alibaba. But RedMonk doesn't look at how many jobs are available for people skilled in a particular language, nor how many companies actually use the language. Instead, the firm tries to spot trends in developer interest by looking at how many projects on GitHub use certain languages, and how many questions are asked about those languages on the programmer Q&A site Stack Overflow. The idea is to get a sense of where the software development profession is heading.

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Ngnix for Magento 2

Freelancer.com - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:25
Set up an optimal ngnix configuration to support magento version 2. (Budget: $30 - $250 CAD, Jobs: eCommerce, Google Cloud Platform, Linux, Magento, PHP)
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A new app to map and monitor the world's freshwater supplyA new app to map and monitor the world's freshwater supply

GoogleBlog - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:00

Water affects all of us, no matter where we live. Drought harms everyone, from farmers in the western United States dealing with long-term drought, to people in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan suffering debilitating health consequences from the Aral Sea draining, to millions of people displaced by floods in Kerala, India. About four billion people, or almost two-thirds of the world’s population, experience severe water scarcity at least one month of the year.

Water, critical to daily life, and a key priority in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 6), has proven difficult for most countries to measure. In 2017, of the roughly 200 United Nations Environment member countries, 80 percent of them were unable to provide fundamental national statistics. Even still, many knew substantial changes were happening.

The Aral Sea has shrunk by around 80 percent since 1985

Today, on World Water Day, we’re proud to showcase a new platform enabling all countries to freely measure and monitor when and where water is changing: UN’s Water-Related Ecosystems, or sdg661.app. Released last week in Nairobi at the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA), the app provides statistics for every country’s annual surface water (like lakes and rivers). It also shows changes from 1984 through 2018 through interactive maps, graphs and full-data downloads.

This project is only possible because of the unique partnerships between three very different organizations. In 2016, European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and Google released the Global Surface Water Explorer in tandem with a publication in “Nature.” An algorithm developed by the JRC to map water was run on Google Earth Engine. The process took more than 10 million hours of computing time, spread across more than 10,000 computers in parallel, a feat that would have taken 600 years if run on a modern desktop computer. But the sheer magnitude of the high resolution global data product tended to limit analysis to only the most tech savvy users and countries.

The new app, created in partnership with United Nations Environment, aims to make this water data available to everyone. Working with member countries to understand their needs, it features smaller, more easily manageable tables and maps at national and water body levels. Countries can compare data with one another, and for the first time gain greater understanding of the effects of water policy, and infrastructure like dams, diversions, and irrigation practices on water bodies that are shared across borders.

Lake Mead, the largest man-made reservoir in the United States, has fluctuated as Las Vegas expands.

Egypt's Toshka Lakes lakes were created by diverting water from Lake Nasser so crops could be irrigated in the desert region. When the project was abandoned, the lakes evaporated.

Today, countries have very different capacities when it comes to monitoring their waters. Countries with substantial existing resources have found the app results align closely with their current methods, and are evaluating using this new data source, which will enable them to reallocating resources toward other priorities in the future. For countries that have never had this information, the app provides free, scientifically validated data, that will now inform their environmental policies. For the first time ever, we have a globally consistent way of measuring water and its changes over time. And it’s accessible to everyone.

The UN’s theme for this year’s World Water Day is “Leaving no one behind,” and we’re working to do just that. Google platforms are playing an important role to help every country better understand their own environment and resources, so we can all design for a sustainable world.In partnership with United Nations Environment, Joint Research Centre and Google, new tools for monitoring global freshwater resources are freely available.
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Linux apps on Chrome OS will soon support Android-based VPN connections - 9to5Google

Linux News - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:54
Linux apps on Chrome OS will soon support Android-based VPN connections  9to5Google

Google is finally fixing Chrome OS's inability to protect Linux apps with a VPN, like the ones downloadable from the Play Store.

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Need Sun Solaris Support

Freelancer.com - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:53
I need an expert in Sun Solaris Administration. My system will not boot. Stops with error message: SC Alert: SC Request to Power Off Host. SC Alert: TEMP_SENSOR @ MB.T_ENC has exceeded high soft shutdown threshold... (Budget: $30 - $250 USD, Jobs: Linux, PHP, Software Architecture, System Admin, Ubuntu)
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A Eulogy For Every Product Google Has Ruthlessly Killed (145 and Counting)

Slashdot.org - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:49
An anonymous reader shares a report: Tez. Trendalyzer. Panoramio. Timeful. Bump! SlickLogin. BufferBox. The names sound like a mix of mid-2000s blogs and startups you'd see onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt!. In fact, they are just some of the many, many products that Google has acquired or created -- then killed. While Google is notorious for eliminating underperforming products -- because even though these products often don't cost much for ongoing operations, they can pose a serious legal liability for the company -- it's rare to hear them spoken of after they've been shuttered. In fact, Killed By Google is the first website to memorialize them all in one place. Created by front-end developer Cody Ogden, the site features a tombstone and epitaph for each product the company has killed since it originated.

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I need to do email migration from normal cPanel (Linux hosting) to Hotmail

Freelancer.com - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:38
The email migration involves the following: 1. Transfer all folders and emails for 25 emails to Hotmail. 2. Merage some other emails 3. Perform transfer from one email to another domain within same host... (Budget: $10 - $100 USD, Jobs: Email Developer, Email Handling, Linux, MySQL, Web Hosting)
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laboratory information management system

Freelancer.com - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:19
I need you to develop some software for me. I would like this software to be developed for Linux using PHP. (Budget: $1500 - $3000 USD, Jobs: Excel Macros, Excel VBA, Linux, PHP, Software Architecture)
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Ask a Techspert: Why am I getting so many spam calls?Ask a Techspert: Why am I getting so many spam calls?

GoogleBlog - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:00

Editor’s Note: Do you ever feel like a fish out of water? Try being a tech novice and talking to an engineer at a place like Google. Ask a Techspert is a new series on the Keyword asking Googler experts to explain complicated technology for the rest of us. This isn’t meant to be comprehensive, but just enough to make you sound smart at a dinner party.

Growing up, I was taught to say “Schottenfels residence” when answering the phone. It was the polite way of doing things. When the phone rang, it was usually family, friends and, yes, the occasional telemarketer on the other side of the line. Then things changed. Personal calls moved to mobile phones, and the landline became the domain of robocalls. My cell was a sanctuary, free of the pesky automated dialers that plague the landlines of yore. Until recently.

Today, it feels like the only phone calls I get are spam calls. And I know I’m not alone. According to a recent Google survey, half of respondents received at least one spam call per day, and one third received two or more per day.

And people are answering those calls. More than one third of respondents worry that a call from an unknown number is a call about a loved one, and another third think it could be a call from a potential loved one, so they pick up. And almost everyone agrees: Spam calls are the worst. In fact, 75 percent of those surveyed think spam calls are more annoying than spam texts or emails.

So what’s the deal with spam calls? And how can we stop them from happening? For the latest edition of Ask a Techspert, I spoke to Paul Dunlop, the product manager for the Google Phone App, to better understand why, all of the sudden, spam calls are happening so frequently, and what tools, like Pixel’s Call Screen feature, you can use  to avoid the headache.

Why spam calls are more common lately

According to Paul, voice-over IP (VoIP) is the culprit. These are phone calls made using the web instead of a traditional telephone line, and today they're cheaper and easier than ever to use. “Using VoIP technology, spammers place phone calls over the Internet and imitate a different phone number,” Paul says. “It used to be that they had a fixed number, and you could block that number. Now with VoIP, spammers have the ability to imitate any phone number.” Paul says this became possible when companies, which wanted to call customers from call centers, made it so one general 1-800 number for a business showed up on caller IDs. So what started as a common-sense solution ended up becoming an easy loophole for spammers.

This is called spoofing, and there’s nothing in phone systems—the infrastructure of telephones—that can prevent spam callers from imitating numbers. “You can actually be spammed by your own phone number,” Paul says. “But the most common is neighborhood spam, using your area code and the first three digits of your phone number, which increases the likelihood you’ll answer.”

How Pixel can help you avoid picking up spam calls

Enter Call Screen, a feature on Pixel phones that helps protect you from spam calls by giving you more information before you decide to answer. Before you have to pick up, Call Screen asks the caller to say why they’re calling and, with the help of the Google Assistant, translates the message into text so you can decide whether or not to answer. All of this happens “on device,” meaning it protects your privacy while it makes sure you get the message as fast as possible.

“Call Screen gives you that bit of protection from those spam calls, and helps you make sure you don’t miss those really important calls,” Paul explains. “It’s only one piece of the puzzle though.”

The future of fighting spam calls

But what about the problem of spam calls at large? Paul and other industry techsperts look to technology called STIR/SHAKEN to address that spoof phone number technology, which the FTC is in the process of approving. And, yes, they are acronyms: STIR for “Secure Telephone Identity Revisited” and SHAKEN for “Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs.”

This new technology allows cell phone networks to authenticate calls by validating that the number associated with each phone call is legitimate. You can then know that the caller is a real person using a real phone number.

According to our survey respondents, spam calls are the worst type of call you can get. With new advances in technology, however, the number two most annoying group of callers—exes —might just take the top spot.

Notice you’re getting way more spam calls lately? Here’s why, and here’s what the tech world is doing to stop it.
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As 'Subscription Fatigue' Sets In, the OTT Reckoning May Be Upon Us

Slashdot.org - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:00
An anonymous reader writes: Deciding which streaming outlet you want to subscribe to can be just as hard as finding a show itself. With options from big players like Netflix, HBO Now, Hulu, Showtime, Amazon and YouTube Premium -- and looming new platforms from the likes of Disney, Apple, AT&T and NBCUniversal -- consumers are already starting to grow frustrated with the crowded streaming marketplace as "subscription fatigue" sets in, according to Deloitte's 13th edition of its Digital Media Trends survey. Viewers are taking advantage of these options: the average video consumer subscribes to three video streaming services, said Deloitte. But they're growing frustrated over just how many options they have. Nearly half of those surveyed, at 47 percent, said they are frustrated by the growing number of subscriptions and services to watch their shows. And this audience grows attached to the content: 57 percent of consumers said it frustrates them when shows and movies disappear from their streaming libraries.

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Microsoft Defender ATP for Apple macOS, Windows, Linux - and MSPs? - ChannelE2E

Linux News - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 10:43
Microsoft Defender ATP for Apple macOS, Windows, Linux - and MSPs?  ChannelE2E

Microsoft rebrands Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) cybersecurity software for Apple macOS & apparent Linux push. Is MSP partner ...

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Ubicar tienda en servidor

Freelancer.com - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 10:36
Tengo una tienda online que necesito ubicar en el servidor. La tienda pesa 9GB y sus características para la instalación son las siguientes: Trellis/Bedrock, requiere las siguientes herramientas: Nginx... (Budget: €30 - €250 EUR, Jobs: Apache, Linux, MySQL, Nginx, PHP)
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AT&T's 5G E Falls Short of T-Mobile and Verizon 4G Speeds: OpenSignal

Slashdot.org - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 10:20
AT&T's "5G Evolution" cellular service isn't just controversial and arguably misleading, it's also slower than the 4G speeds offered by rivals T-Mobile and Verizon, according to a new report today from OpenSignal. From a report: Over a one-month period spanning January 28 through February 26, OpenSignal compared the average performance of "5G E capable" phones and "all others" on AT&T's network with similarly equipped devices on T-Mobile's, Verizon's, and Sprint's networks -- a fair test in that all four of the major U.S. carriers have deployed pre-5G, late-stage 4G technologies across the country. Only Sprint's network fell behind AT&T's performance, though that's no surprise, as the fourth-place carrier's network has lagged behind its rivals in performance for years.

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Over 100,000 GitHub Repos Have Leaked API or Cryptographic Keys

Slashdot.org - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 09:42
A scan of billions of files from 13 percent of all GitHub public repositories over a period of six months has revealed that over 100,000 repos have leaked API tokens and cryptographic keys, with thousands of new repositories leaking new secrets on a daily basis. From a report: The scan was the object of academic research carried out by a team from the North Carolina State University (NCSU), and the study's results have been shared with GitHub, which acted on the findings to accelerate its work on a new security feature called Token Scanning, currently in beta. The NCSU study is the most comprehensive and in-depth GitHub scan to date and exceeds any previous research of its kind. NCSU academics scanned GitHub accounts for a period of nearly six months, between October 31, 2017, and April 20, 2018, and looked for text strings formatted like API tokens and cryptographic keys.

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Freelancer.com - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 09:35
TRAINING ASTTP, FREESWITCH, create rates, carrier with any provider, trunk with any provider, like IDT, users, maintenance of server, security, etc (Budget: $10 - $30 USD, Jobs: Asterisk PBX, Cisco, Linux, System Admin, VoIP)
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