Month: September 2021

Microsoft expands computer tech program to Juarez

Tech giant will pair industry professionals with high school teachers to prepare students for computer science career, skilled industry jobs

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Microsoft Corp. is expanding its computer science education program to four public schools in Juarez.

The Technology Education and Literacy in Schools (TEALS) already operates in 23 El Paso campuses, pairing up working professionals with high school teachers and curriculum specialists to enhance computer skills in underserved communities.

“The TEALS expansion to Mexico marks

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5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week!

Joe Hindy / Android Authority

Welcome to the 397th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from the last week:

  • WhatsApp spent its entire week doing stuff for its privacy. To start with, it changed its privacy settings around, a needed change because those settings haven’t had a change in years. It also announced encrypted backups for even more privacy. This is likely due to the beginning of an investigation about WhatsApp’s privacy and encryption. The lawsuit alleges that WhatsApp hires content reviewers who can see messages despite the company’s assurance that it can’t see anything users
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Software consultant Thoughtworks aims for $6.1 bln valuation in U.S. listing

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Sept 7 (Reuters) – Thoughtworks Holding Inc, a software consultancy company backed by Germany’s Siemens AG (SIEGn.DE), is aiming for a valuation of about $6.10 billion in U.S. initial public offering, its

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AI can now write its own computer code. That’s good news for humans

As soon as Tom Smith got his hands on Codex — a new artificial intelligence technology that writes its own computer programs — he gave it a job interview.

He asked if it could tackle the “coding challenges” that programmers often face when interviewing for big-money jobs at Silicon Valley companies like Google and Facebook. Could it write a program that replaces all the spaces in a sentence with dashes? Even better, could it write one that identifies invalid ZIP codes?

It did both instantly, before completing several other tasks. “These are problems that would be tough for a lot

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21 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (9/5/21

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today’s list is broken up into several segments, ranging from best, average, to mediocre. So whether you’re looking for the best games of quality or are simply looking for the latest free-to-play gacha titles, you’re covered. This week I have the latest Final Fantasy pixel remaster from Square Enix, a fresh board game adaptation of Axis & Allies 1942, and a slick pixel-based auto-runner. So without further ado, here are the new

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Intel Launches Rocket Lake Xeon E-2300 Chips

Intel announced the launch of ten Rocket Lake-based CPUs for the server market, marking the first update to its Xeon 2000 series since the release of the previous-gen Coffee Lake-E Xeon E-2200 family in Q2 2019. The CPUs are part of the Intel Xeon E-2300 series, which make up the company’s entry-level, server-bound offerings that aim for stability more than actual benchmark dominance (Intel has validated compatibility with Windows Server 2022 already). The lineup spans from a $182 quad-core Xeon E-2314 up to a $539 eight-core E-2388G, all powered by Intel’s latest Cypress Cove architecture etched onto the 14nm process. 

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Josh Duggar’s work computer seized by feds had video, photos of minors engaged in ‘sexually explicit conduct’

More details are coming to light about what led to disgraced reality star Josh Duggar’s arrest.

In a recent court filing obtained by Fox News, prosecutors detail what alleged evidence they secured against the “19 Kids and Counting” star that resulted in his April 29 arrest by the U.S. Marshals.

Duggar, 33, was indicted on federal child pornography charges in April and pleaded not guilty. He is awaiting a trial scheduled to begin in November. In response to his legal team’s request for a motion to compel evidence last month, the U.S. government filed a memo detailing that the feds’

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Here’s the Full List of Cars Powered by Android Automotive

So while the two companies are using different approaches to expand in the automotive sector, at the end of the day, the final goal for both of them is to expand their services beyond the typical screen of a mobile device and a computer.

Google has been offering Android Auto for quite some time, but now the company is working around the clock on Android Automotive, a fully-featured operating system coming pre-loaded on head units as part of partnerships between the search firm and carmakers.

We’ve already detailed the differences between Android Auto and Android Automotive here, but one thing

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Intel’s Gemini Lake Powers Pocket-Friendly Pantera Pico PC

You’ve probably never wondered if you could fit an x86 PC in your jacket pocket, but XDO Tech clearly has, and is making that crazy dream a reality, with the help of Kickstarter. While tiny PCs like the Intel Compute Stick have been around for several years, the XDO Tech Pantera Pico PC is one of the smallest Gemini Lake implementations we’ve seen yet.

Intel’s Gemini Lake platform is designed around a low-power microarchitecture called Goldmont Plus. Being a 14nm design, it is said to deliver a modest performance for everyday tasks like web browsing and video streaming, while offering

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Blackstone Joins Francisco Partners in Backing Dynamo Software

Blackstone Inc. plans to join fellow private-equity firm Francisco Partners as an investor in a software business that serves the alternative investment management industry, including private-equity managers.

Dynamo Software Inc. provides cloud-based technology that helps investment firms manage their customer relationships, and the Watertown, Mass.-based company’s clients include venture-capital and private-equity firms, as well as hedge funds and real-estate investment firms. Dynamo also serves institutional investors, such as foundations and endowments and counts Francisco as one of its customers.

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