Find Ethical Open-Source Alternatives To Almost Every App or Service With This List

Find Ethical Open-Source Alternatives To Almost Every App or Service With This List

We love the convenience and feature-rich nature of the apps and products big corporations can offer you, but we’re also proponents of personal autonomy and control over your online experience. However, it’s one thing to just turn your back on the big corporations; it’s another to do so mindfully and ethically.Thankfully, finding viable alternatives to…

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Adobe’s After Effects Can Now Automatically Erase Objects In Video Clips

Adobe’s After Effects Can Now Automatically Erase Objects In Video Clips

GIF: AdobeIn 2010, Adobe introduced one of Photoshop’s first true ‘smart’ features: a tool called Content-Aware Fill that could intelligently remove and replace objects in a scene. Today, Adobe is now bringing a version of that tool to its compositing software, After Effects, that does essentially the same thing but on moving video clips, which…

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Aptiv takes its self-driving car ambitions (and tech) to China

Aptiv takes its self-driving car ambitions (and tech) to China

Aptiv, the U.S. auto supplier and self-driving software company, is opening an autonomous mobility center in Shanghai to focus on the development and eventual deployment of its technology on public roads. The expansion marks the fifth market where Aptiv has set up R&D, testing or operational facilities. Aptiv has autonomous driving operations in Boston, Las…

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New USPTO Guidance May Clear Path for More Technology Patents

New USPTO Guidance May Clear Path for More Technology Patents

James J. DeCarlo Contributor James J. DeCarlo is a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. A registered patent attorney, he is actively involved in virtually all aspects of intellectual property counseling. He has spent nearly 30 years litigating, licensing and procuring patents in the software, hardware, internet and networking spaces, among many others.…

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Boeing Unveils 737 Max Software Fixes

Boeing Unveils 737 Max Software Fixes

Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading! binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe descriptive 107623298 story Boeing Unveils 737 Max Software Fixes (cnbc.com) Posted by BeauHD on Wednesday March 27, 2019 @07:30PM from the software-overhaul dept. hcs_$reboot shares a report from CNBC: Boeing previewed its software fix, cockpit alerts and additional…

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Hackers hijacked update server to install backdoors on ASUS machines

Hackers hijacked update server to install backdoors on ASUS machines

With access to the update server, the attackers were able to distribute malicious files that appeared legitimate because they were given an ASUS digital certificate to make them appear to be authentic. Instead, the phony software updates gave the attackers a backdoor to access infected devices. Kaspersky estimates that about half a million Windows machines…

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