Day: September 13, 2021

Facebook Unveils Superpack, a New Compression Technique

An anonymous reader writes: Facebook unveiled a new compression technique they call ‘Superpack compression.’ In a blog post written by software engineer Sapan Bhatia, they claim that their compression improves Android app size by 20% over the default Zip compression used by Android. The post gives an overview of the compression ideas. The basis of…

I caught the rare Pokemon Mew Oreo. Now what do I do with it? – CNET

And Piplup, where are you? …read more Source:: CNet

Here are the best games of 2021 so far – CNET

Deathloop, Psychonauts 2, Ratchet and Clank, and much more. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak launches space company following Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos – CNET

Called Privateer Space, the new company is designed to “keep space safe and accessible,” according to a promo video. …read more Source:: CNet

Intuit buys Mailchimp for $12 billion, eyes end-to-end SMB platform

Intuit plans to leverage Mailchimp to connect marketing and customer management to Quickbooks, the SMB system of record. …read more Source:: ZDNet

The IT Talent Gap is Still Growing

IT executives see the talent shortage as the most significant adoption barrier to 64% of emerging technologies, according to a new Gartner survey. From a report: Across compute infrastructure and platform services, network, security, digital workplace, IT automation, and storage and database, respondents cited a lack of qualified candidates as a leading factor impeding tech…

Deathloop is officially the best reason to buy a PS5 – CNET

The game has a memorable cast of characters, an imaginative combat system, and an irresistible setting in Blackreef Island. …read more Source:: CNet

How a glitch in the Matrix led to apps potentially exposing encrypted chats

Forget Agent Smith, we want to see Neo fighting implementation bugs The Foundation, which oversees the Matrix decentralized communication protocol, said on Monday multiple Matrix clients and libraries contain a vulnerability that can potentially be abused to expose encrypted messages.… …read more Source:: Register

Oracle shares fall with Q1 revenue miss

Still, Oracle touted its cloud growth, noting that its IaaS and SaaS businesses brought in 25% of quarterly revenue. …read more Source:: ZDNet

clOCkTAL: For When Reading A Clock Is Just Too Easy

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