Cloud-based HR software could be game changer for Life Care Services

Life Care Services believes that Oracle cloud-based HR software will be a game changer when it replaces Oracle on-premises software and other bolt-on systems.TheOracle HCM Cloud, planned to go live in two phases on Nov. 1 and Jan. 1of 2018, will be for 23,000 employees at Life Care Services, which owns and manages more than… Continue reading Cloud-based HR software could be game changer for Life Care Services

Azul Systems Launches Falcon, a New Just-in-Time Compiler for Java, Based on LLVM

Azul Systemshas today announced the immediate availability of Zing 17.03, with full support for Azul’s new Falcon just-in-time (JIT) compiler based onLLVMand designed to replace the C2 compiler used inprior versions of Zing, as well as in Oracle HotSpot and OpenJDK.  Falcon is the first new production JIT compiler available for Java SE since C2… Continue reading Azul Systems Launches Falcon, a New Just-in-Time Compiler for Java, Based on LLVM

IoT Green Boosts Environmental Effectiveness

Turns out IoT technology offers benefits to the environment. With all theattention on environmental challenges that came during Earth Day last month, we decided to show some of the green advantages of IoT. Digital security firm,Gemalto, has identified environmental applications for IoT. Some of these efforts are new, while others – such as green farming… Continue reading IoT Green Boosts Environmental Effectiveness

JavaScript framework smartens up Firefox

Mozilla’s Fathom framework helps browsers understand web pages the way people do. With its Fathom JavaScript framework, Mozilla wants to extract meaning out of web pages and produce a more intelligent browser.Positioned as a “mini language” for writing semantic extractors,Fathom already is in productionwith Firefox’sActivity Streamweb traffic tracker, picking out page descriptions, images, and other… Continue reading JavaScript framework smartens up Firefox

Remarkable revelations of the‘dark web’ 

​Most of the world wide web is invisible. Beyond the “surface web”—the parts accessible to searchengines—there is a “deep web” containing (by one estimate) 500 times the content, secured in databases and hidden behind login screens. And within this deep web isa tiny corner known as the “dark web,” which requires special, anonymizing software such… Continue reading Remarkable revelations of the‘dark web’ 

Google launches a virtual reality artwork gallery on the web

Google’s virtual reality sketching/painting/modelingTilt Brushprogram has amassed a following amongst novice VR users as well as artists looking to explore virtual reality as a new medium. Starting today, you’ll be able to peer into the 3D virtual reality canvases of other Tilt Brushusers on the web while also gaining the ability to share your own… Continue reading Google launches a virtual reality artwork gallery on the web