Tag Archives: Software


NASA, Partners Offer Global View of Environmental Changes

Continuing the collaboration that produced the COVID-19 Earth Observing Dashboard in 2020, NASA and its international partners in Europe and Japan have combined the collective scientific power of their Earth-observing satellite data in expanding the online resource to document a broad array of planet-wide changes in the environment and human society. Continue reading


The Linux Foundation Initiates “World of Open Source” Research Series

The Linux Foundation, a global nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today launches the World of Open Source research series with its initial focus on the European community. The initiative will be championed by LF Research in collaboration with several European distribution and research partners. Furthermore, key executives of the Linux Foundation and partners will be speaking at KubeCon in Valencia, Spain this week as they kickstart the research series and meet with the extended open source and cloud native communities. Continue reading

Build an advanced store locator in minutes

You can quickly add your stores to a Google map and toggle which features to include in your store locator, with just a few clicks:

• Suggest user’s address while they type, to quickly find the closest store with
• Rank stores by closest distance and ETA with Distance Matrix
• Integrate routes, traffic estimates, and store directions with Directions
• Add hours of operation, contact info, photos, reviews and more with Place Details
This means you can show your customers an interactive, helpful list of nearby business locations with rich details such as services, hours, ratings and photos and drive more visits to your locations starting today. Try it for free


Completely Uninstall Unwanted Apps with SpyHunter for Mac’s Free App Uninstaller to Free Up Disk Space

EnigmaSoft Limited’s SpyHunter for Mac, a powerful anti-malware application, includes a free, easy-to-use App Uninstaller that allows you to completely uninstall unwanted apps from your Mac. With the App Uninstaller, Mac users can easily locate and remove unneeded apps, in addition to residual junk files. Continue reading


Behind Russia’s ‘digital iron curtain’, tech workarounds thrive

Russia blocks numerous media outlets, social media sites

Demand for VPNs, encrypted messaging apps surges

Internet seen increasingly split along geopolitical lines


March 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As a busy tour guide in St. Petersburg, Vsevolod Gavrilov never paid much attention to the day’s headlines, instead tracking travel influencers on social media platforms and messaging his friends on the Telegram app.
Continue reading


LimeWire Selects Algorand Blockchain for the Relaunch of its Digital Collectibles Marketplace

LimeWire today announced it has selected the Algorand blockchain to power the relaunch of its digital collectibles marketplace. As the first carbon-negative blockchain, Algorand has become the network of choice for energy-efficient NFT marketplaces and the Web3 creator economy. In addition to minting its digital collectibles on Algorand, LimeWire also plans to launch a token later this year, which will provide exclusive community access, voting mechanisms, and a reward system for token holders. Continue reading


Pausing Google Play’s billing system in Russia

Due to payment system disruption, we will be pausing Google Play’s billing system for users in Russia in the coming days. This means users will not be able to purchase apps and games, make subscription payments or conduct any in-app purchases of digital goods using Google Play in Russia.

Users will still be able to access Google Play and download free apps and games.

More info on Help Center for additional details and ongoing updates.


Avast’s Online Protection and Secure Browser Products Win Latest Anti-Phishing Comparison Test

Avast One Essential, the award-winning online protection service from digital security and privacy leader Avast, has achieved the top spot in a phishing detection comparison test between leading free and paid cyber safety software, including products from Kaspersky, McAfee, ESET, Bitdefender and Microsoft Defender. Avast One Essential recorded a detection rate of 99%, published in a report* by independent antivirus (AV) testing organization AV-Comparatives, which also evaluated the effectiveness of phishing page detection among some of the world’s leading browsers. Avast Secure Browser, a privacy-first browser with anti-phishing technology, also ranked first with a 95% block rate, ahead of Microsoft Edge (80%), Firefox (77%), Opera (56%) and Google Chrome (34%). Continue reading