Apple today released a new screening tool and set of resources to help people stay informed and take the proper steps to protect their health during the spread of COVID-19, based on the latest CDC guidance. The new COVID-19 website, and COVID-19 app available on the App Store, were created in partnership with the CDC, the Coronavirus Task …

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more people are being required to stay in their homes in order to slow down the spread of the disease and to fully contain the virus. A lot of businesses are compelled to halt their operations. Some of them, however, have continued their operations, with employees …

It’s a common frustration—software updates intended to make our applications run faster inadvertently end up doing just the opposite. These bugs, called performance regressions in the field of computer science, are time-consuming to fix because locating software errors normally requires substantial human intervention. To overcome this obstacle, researchers at Texas A&M University, in collaboration with …

As a sysadmin, every day I am faced with problems I need to solve quickly because there are users and managers who expect things to run smoothly. In a large environment like the one I manage, it’s nearly impossible to know all of the systems and products from end to end, so I have to use …

Apple recorded its highest ever quarterly revenue, with the demand for iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pros driving the surge, according to the company’s Q1 2020 report. A consistent source of strength Apple’s quarterly revenue for the fiscal 2020 first quarter soared at US$ 91.8 billion, the highest ever quarterly revenue recorded. This also translates …

With so much information stored in the cloud, the consequences of cyber-breaches are only increasing in severity. Some countries are better prepared than others when it comes to these threats. It is important to know the vulnerability of your own country in order to gauge if you’re doing enough when it comes to ensuring the …

A fresh and newly provisioned server is a clean slate for a lot of ideas and projects. Here are the various things you can do on a new Ubuntu server to ensure smooth project setup. Update and upgrade Install the latest security patches and upgrades to the existing applications. $ sudo apt-get update  $ sudo …

You may think you’re new to Linux, but you’re really not. There are 3.74 billion global internet users, and all of them use Linux in some way since Linux servers power 90% of the internet. Most modern routers run Linux or Unix, and the TOP500 supercomputers also rely on Linux. If you own an Android smartphone, your operating system …

Tech industry shipments are expected to suffer significantly for Q1 2020, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, a comprehensive analysis from TrendForce reveals.   Using the COVID-19 data as of 14 February, Trendforce investigated the impact of the outbreak in various tech industries. Here’s what they found. Industries where COVID-19 impacts the most Smartwatch shipments are …

The five most powerful companies among the 500 largest companies in the United States are all tech companies. This is according to the S&P 500 Index as of February 11.   Highlights The total valuation of the S&P 500 companies amounts to around $ 27 trillion. With a market valuation of US$ 1.42 trillion, Microsoft …