Windows 11: Survey Finds Half of Enterprise Desktops Do Not Meet Requirements

Many businesses could choose to stay on Windows 10 for many years, or at least until they undergo a major hardware refresh, according to a new survey by IT asset management firm Lansweeper. Lansweeper estimates that its Windows 11 readiness data shows that 55% of workstations will not be upgradeable to Windows 11 due to…

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Skype is not dead, drones facing crows, 42 million internet buyers in France … It’s the ZD Brief!

Summary : Skype is not dead Crows vs drones: when nature takes back its rights Developers flee from technical debt The key figure: 42 million online shoppers in France Practice : how do you monitor these apps that are spying on you? The zoom of the editorial: zero-day vulnerabilities Skype is not dead After the…

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Google fixes two zero day flaws exploited in Chrome

For the second time this month, Google fixed two unknown or “zero day” security vulnerabilities in Chrome. These are already exploited by attackers. Google has posted an update to the Chrome Stable Channel for Windows, Mac, and Linux Machines to correct two zero-day flaws in the web’s most popular browser. The update upgrades Chrome to…

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Intel launches the second generation of its Loihi neuromorphic chip

Intel on Thursday unveiled the second version of its Loihi neuromorphic chip, “Loihi 2,” an artificial intelligence processor designed to more closely mirror the processes that occur in the human brain than other AI technologies. The new chip is halved in a more advanced process node, now measuring 31 square millimeters, says the founder. It…

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Fiber: Altitude acquires Covage FttO activities

A few months after Altitude entered into exclusive negotiations with Xp Fiber (formerly SFR FttH) for the acquisition of a very large part of Covage’s FttO activities, the transaction is finally coming to an end. At the end of this transaction, the amount of which has not been disclosed, the infrastructure operator Altitude acquires 26…

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Digital transformation, it’s time to get started!

After having implemented pilot operations, more and more manufacturing companies are deploying digital projects based on technologies such as the digital twin, the Internet of Things (IoT), or even augmented reality (AR), etc. . The digital transformation, in which manufacturers are engaging, is essential to the exploitation of data, a new asset that creates value.…

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Orange obtains the last Groupama shares in Orange Bank

Orange will finally go it alone as far as Orange Bank is concerned. The incumbent operator has in fact just reached an agreement with its historical partner, Groupama, to buy back the 21.7% of the latter in the capital of the neo-bank, for an undisclosed amount. The insurer will however remain a major commercial partner…

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Facebook goes to the grill on the effects of its platforms on young people

Facebook executives had a hard time defending their group’s policy on protecting youth before the US Congress on Thursday. Auditioned in Washington, the heads of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp faced an avalanche of criticism about the harmful impact of their platforms – and especially Instagram – on the morale and mental health of their young…

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Let’s Encrypt: Certificate expiration that disrupts the web

This Thursday, the global internet was disrupted. Due to the expiration of a root certificate provided by Let’s Encrypt, one of the largest providers of HTTPS certificates, many websites and web services have indeed encountered problems. Scott Helme, founder of Security Headers, followed the issue. He says that IdentTrust DST Root CA X3 expired around…

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Stack Overflow has created a keyboard specially for copying / pasting code

Developer Q&A site Stack Overflow did particularly well on its April Fools’ Day last year, making a fake announcement about the launch of a three-key “copy and paste” keyboard. This was an insider joke, a nod to the common practice of developers copying and pasting bits of code, shared by other users on the site,…

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