Microsoft releases Skype for Linux 5.0 Beta

While Skype in general is in desperate need of some TLC by Microsoft, the communication solution is still rather wonderful. The cross-platform nature makes it a wise choice for both personal and business use. In other words, you never have to worry if a family member, client, or co-worker is using a device that is Skype-compatible — most modern devices and computers are. Yes, Microsoft even makes Skype available for desktop Linux-based operating systems. With that said, the most recent usable version was merely an Alpha — functional, but hardly bug free. Today, this changes, as Skype for Linux 5.0 graduates to Beta.… [Continue Reading]


Original URL: https://betanews.com/2017/03/02/microsoft-skype-linux-beta/

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Elasticsearch and Kibana : installation and basic usage on Ubuntu 16.04

In this tutorial, we will be going through the installation steps for Elasticsearch followed by the installation of Kibana and then we will use Kibana to store and retrieve data. Elasticsearch is a production ready search engine written in java and is extremely powerful. It can be used as a standalone search engine for the web or as a search engine for e-commerce web applications.


Original URL: https://www.howtoforge.com/tutorial/elasticsearch-and-kibana-installation-and-basic-usage-on-ubuntu-1604/

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Duolingo brings Tinycards to the web

 Last July, with the launch of Tinycards, Duolingo went beyond its core language learning services for the first time in its history. Back then, Tinycards, which uses the popular spaced repetition technique to help its users learn anything from vocabulary to equations and history facts, was only available as an iOS app. Starting today, it will also be available on the web. There are no… Read More


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Yahoo confirms 32M accounts breached in 2015-2016 forged cookies attack

In a recent annual report filed with the SEC, Yahoo confirmed that forged cookies were used to hack 32 million accounts. Here’s what it means and why your company should be aware of such attacks.


Original URL: http://www.techrepublic.com/article/yahoo-confirms-32m-accounts-breached-in-2015-2016-forged-cookies-attack/#ftag=RSS56d97e7

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