Indian Railways to get new integrated software for efficient data collection
The railways is firming up an integrated software, a first-of-its-kind for the national carrier, for data collection in fastest possible time. Various functions of the railways such as passenger reservation, movement of goods trains and asset management will be brought within the ambit of the software. Named as ‘One ICT’, the sophisticated software would cost about Rs 5,000 crore over the next five years and will cover the entire gamut of functional requirements of the railways, said...
Indian Railways to get new integrated software for efficient data collection
The railways is firming up an integrated software, a first-of-its-kind for the national carrier, for data collection in fastest possible time. Various functions of the railways such as passenger reservation, movement of goods trains and asset management will be brought within the ambit of the software. Named as ‘One ICT’, the sophisticated software would cost about Rs 5,000 crore over the next five years and will cover the entire gamut of functional requirements of the railways, said...
Android O Pixel Launcher released (unofficially) [APK Download]
The Pixel launcher has been torn from the heart of the Android O developer preview update released last week, APK’ed today. The one thing better than getting a whole new version of Android for those with little time on their hands is a launcher. In this case, it means getting the look and the feel of the newest and most … Continue reading...
Indian Railways to get new integrated software for efficient data collection
The railways is firming up an integrated software, a first-of-its-kind for the national carrier, for data collection in fastest possible time. Various functions of the railways such as passenger reservation, movement of goods trains and asset management will be brought within the ambit of the software. Named as ‘One ICT’, the sophisticated software would cost about Rs 5,000 crore over the next five years and will cover the entire gamut of functional requirements of the railways, said...
Google is fighting with Symantec over encrypting the internet
 Google, which has accused Symantec and its partners of misissuing tens of thousands of certificates for encrypted web connections, quietly announced Thursday that it’s downgrading the level and length of trust Chrome will place in certificates issued by Symantec. Encrypted web connections — HTTPS connections like those on banking sites, login pages or news sites like this one… Read More ...
Indian Railways to get new integrated software for efficient data collection
The railways is firming up an integrated software, a first-of-its-kind for the national carrier, for data collection in fastest possible time. Various functions of the railways such as passenger reservation, movement of goods trains and asset management will be brought within the ambit of the software. Named as ‘One ICT’, the sophisticated software would cost about Rs 5,000 crore over the next five years and will cover the entire gamut of functional requirements of the railways, said...
Indian Railways to get new integrated software for efficient data collection
The railways is firming up an integrated software, a first-of-its-kind for the national carrier, for data collection in fastest possible time. Various functions of the railways such as passenger reservation, movement of goods trains and asset management will be brought within the ambit of the software. Named as ‘One ICT’, the sophisticated software would cost about Rs 5,000 crore over the next five years and will cover the entire gamut of functional requirements of the railways, said...
Instagram begins blurring some sensitive content, opens two-factor to all
 Instagram is already doing a lot to spot and censor posts that violate its community guidelines, like outright porn, but now it’s also taking steps to block out potentially sensitive material that might not technically run afoul of its rules. The social network is adding a blurred screen with a “Sensitive Content” warning on top of posts that fit this description, which… Read More ...
Netflix now supports Firefox on Linux
Netflix does not officially support Linux, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be used on the platform. Linux users have been able to play Netflix streaming content using Chrome on Linux for the last couple of years, and now there’s a new browser with the same ability: Firefox. Netflix itself announced the new support, saying that those using Linux should … Continue reading...
Netflix now supports Firefox on Linux
Netflix does not officially support Linux, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be used on the platform. Linux users have been able to play Netflix streaming content using Chrome on Linux for the last couple of years, and now there’s a new browser with the same ability: Firefox. Netflix itself announced the new support, saying that those using Linux should … Continue reading...
Heartland revolt: Farmers use Ukrainian hacks to repair John Deere tractors
Upset that a John Deere licensing agreement forbids repairing their own tractors, farmers turn to allegedly hacked Ukrainian firmware. Farmers see repair restrictions as a threat to their business and to their freedom. The post Heartland revolt: Farmers use Ukrainian hacks to repair John Deere tractors appeared first on Digital Trends....
BMW taps Unreal Engine for a mixed reality vehicle development process
 BMW is combining the best of real and virtual worlds to make the process of creating new car designs as quick and painless as possible. The carmaker has tapped Unreal Engine’s rendering capabilities to generate virtual surfaces and objects overtop 3D-printed prototype vehicle pieces, letting designers and engineers preview how various materials or surfaces will look on a final… Read More ...
A new way to get Special Items in Pokemon GO, guaranteed
This morning the folks at Niantic responsible for developing Pokemon GO have made one big change to Evolution Items. Also known as “Special Items” in the game, Evolution Items are a series of special items that only drop very rarely in the game from Pokestops. Or at least they were very rare in the past. Now they’ll be dropping one … Continue reading...
How to download Android O update features for your phone
Today Google released Android O Developer Preview for smartphones of several types. Users that wish to partake in this download will want to pay attention to the warnings from Google made this afternoon. This release is different from those in the past in that it’s specifically NOT part of the Android Beta program – instead, it’s meant for developers extra-specifically. … Continue reading...
Vinsight gives grape and almond growers a high-tech crystal ball
 Farmers know how hard it is to predict yield accurately. High-value crops like grapes or almonds prove particularly challenging. Farmers expect, and settle for, twenty to forty percent uncertainty with these crops. Vinsight founder and CEO, Megan Nunes, who grew up in the farming business, found that unacceptable. After almost a decade-long career in the satellite industry, she turned her… Read More ...
Microsoft ‘Mac to Surface Assistant’ makes it easy to abandon Apple
Microsoft has quietly announced a new tool that makes it easy to abandon Mac in favor of its own Surface products. Aptly called ‘Mac to Surface Assistant,’ this tool allows macOS users to quickly back up folders of their own choosing to a USB flash drive or hard drive, which can then be used to transfer the content to a … Continue reading...
Windows 10 Creators Update will push updates to users with limited connections
Windows 10 has had its fair share of controversy over the way it downloads and forces system updates, and while it’s gotten better over time, the upcoming Creators Update looks to make the issue a hot topic once again. While these changes won’t be an issue for those with a stable internet connection, it will be of concern for users … Continue reading...
This Google algorithm shrinks JPEGs without ruining their quality
JPEG files are, by their nature, lossy and of lesser quality than things like TIFF. However, even JPEGs can have excellent quality…if you’re not picky about file size. Problems start when you require both a certain level of quality, a certain resolution, and a certain maximum file size. Compressing a photo to reduce its file size is simple, but maintaining … Continue reading...
MuleSoft prices IPO above expected range at $17 per share
 Enterprise software company MuleSoft will go public tomorrow and just priced their IPO at $17 – slightly above the proposed $14-16 range. The company will start trading on the New York Stock Exchange tomorrow, under the symbol “MULE”. Founded in 2006, MuleSoft is an integration platform that helps help businesses use APIs to connect different types of software and… Read More ...
Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows Vista next month
Despite Microsoft’s continuous efforts to get people to upgrade the latest version of Windows, hold outs who stick to old versions will always remain. If you’re still on Windows Vista, though, you may want to consider upgrading, as Microsoft will be dropping support for that particular version next month. Mainstream support for Windows Vista ended nearly five years ago, but … Continue reading...