Category: News

So how’s .NET 6 coming along? Oh wow, Microsoft’s multi-platform framework now includes… Windows

BlazorWebView arrives on desktop applications. Too convoluted? Microsoft has shipped preview 3 of its forthcoming .NET 6 framework with a bunch of updates including the addition of Windows desktop to its Multi-platform App UI (MAUI).… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Fukushima wastewater will be released into the ocean, Japan says – CNET

The treated wastewater will slowly be dumped into the Pacific over the next decade. …read more Source:: CNet

Alien Art Drawn with Surprisingly Simple Math

Programmer [aemkei] Tweeted the formula (x ^ y) % 9 alongside code for more “alien art”. But how can a formula as simple as (x ^ y) % 9 result in a complex design? The combination of Bitwise XOR (^) and Modulo (%) generate a repeating pattern that’s still complex enough to satisfy the eye,…

Nominet chooses civil war over compromise by rejecting ex-BBC Trust chairman

Remaining .uk registry board members ignore demands of campaign that has already removed CEO Nominet has chosen civil war over compromise, formally rejecting members’ calls to install former BBC Trust chairman Sir Michael Lyons as chair of the .uk registry operator.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Menulog moves to give couriers access to fair pay and job entitlements

Menulog plans to shift its couriers from a contractor model to an employment model. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Watch a glorious ‘Earthrise’ from the perspective of the moon – CNET

One smart filmmaker has allowed us to watch an “Earthrise”. …read more Source:: CNet

AWS adds local webcam passthrough to both of its remote desktop tools

NICE DCV also gets support for Apple’s M1 silicon If you’re looking for another reason to fear webcam complications during a video chat, Amazon Web Services has two things for you.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Polestar 2 gets overhauled model range with cheaper entry-level model – Roadshow

You’ll shortly be able to get into the excellent Polestar 2 for less money, and you’ll net more range, to boot. …read more Source:: CNet

Japan To Start Releasing Fukushima Water Into Sea In 2 Years

According to the Associated Press, Japan’s government decided it will start releasing treated radioactive water accumulated at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean in two years. From the report: Under the basic plan adopted Tuesday by the ministers, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, also known as TEPCO, will start releasing the water…

NHS COVID-19 app update blocked by Apple, Google over location privacy fears

New version for England dead on arrival just as UK eases lockdown rules An update for the NHS’s COVID-19 test-and-trace app for England has been blocked by both Apple and Google because it added the ability for users to store and share location data.… …read more Source:: TheRegister