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Black Duck Software Press Releases - Sun, 01/01/2017 - 05:59
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Medtech & Pharma Platform – Innovation at the Interface

Intland Blog - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 11:00
Date: 22-23 September 2016 Location: Congress Center Basel Booth number: 44 Medtech & Pharma Platform is a conference that aims to facilitate the collaboration between the medical technology and pharma industries. Professionals attending the event will have a chance to
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Software Security Assurance for DevOps - Hewlett Packard Enterprise + Black Duck

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 16:00
Software Security Assurance for DevOps - Hewlett Packard Enterprise + Black Duckhleclair Thu, 08/11/2016 - 15:00 Resource Type Webinars Resource Content Open source powers everything from enterprise and mobile applications to cloud computing, containers and the Internet of Things. Resource Image Resource Link… Resource Topic Security Exclude from resource page No
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Using Kanban and Scrum in Practice

Intland Blog - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 17:00
Webinar date: Wednesday 10 Aug 2016 Time: 4:00 PM (CET) / 10:00 AM (ET) / 7:00 AM (PT) Webinar duration: approx. 30 min What you can learn: Among the many software development methods that are built on Lean and Agile
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Contain your risk: Deploy secure containers with trust and confidence

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 08/04/2016 - 16:00
Contain your risk: Deploy secure containers with trust and confidencehleclair Thu, 08/04/2016 - 15:00 Resource Type Webinars Resource Content Organizations are increasingly turning to container environments to meet the demand for faster, more agile software development. Resource Image Resource Link… Resource Topic Security Exclude from resource page No
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Achieving Functional Safety in Safety-Critical Embedded Systems

Intland Blog - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 17:00
Webinar date: Wednesday 27 Jul 2016 Time: 4:00 PM (CET) / 10:00 AM (ET) / 7:00 AM (PT) Webinar duration: 30 min What you can learn: Whether they operate in the medical, automotive, avionics, or any other field, developers of
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HyperGrid Pushes Into Hyperconverged Infrastructure Space

eWeek - Application Development - 3 hours 31 min ago
Gridstore buys DCHQ and creates HyperGrid, which combines the technologies of both to offer a hyperconverged IaaS platform.
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How to Avoid These 5 Common Phishing Attacks

eWeek - Application Development - 3 hours 51 min ago
Cyber-criminals are getting smarter and have more tools to lure in unwary consumers. Here are some of the most popular methods—and ways to stay safe.
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How Enterprises Can Use Social Networks in Their Marketing Campaigns

eWeek - Application Development - 4 hours 6 min ago
Social media is an effective marketing and customer reach vehicle for many companies. Here are a few tips to help firms make the most of social media.
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Cray, Deloitte Meld Supercomputing, Security Analytics

eWeek - Application Development - 4 hours 26 min ago
A new partnership between Cray and Deloitte Advisory Cyber Risk Services brings subscription-based supercomputer power to security analytics.
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How IT Insiders See the Future for Verizon-Yahoo

eWeek - Application Development - 4 hours 35 min ago
NEWS ANALYSIS: Analysts are generally upbeat about the acquisition long term. They believe it will help the combined company complete with AT&T and Google.
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Omnitone: Spatial audio on the web

Google Open Source Blog - 4 hours 51 min ago

Spatial audio is a key element for an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience. By bringing spatial audio to the web, the browser can be transformed into a complete VR media player with incredible reach and engagement. That’s why the Chrome WebAudio team has created and is releasing the Omnitone project, an open source spatial audio renderer with the cross-browser support.

Our challenge was to introduce the audio spatialization technique called ambisonics so the user can hear the full-sphere surround sound on the browser. In order to achieve this, we implemented the ambisonic decoding with binaural rendering using web technology. There are several paths for introducing a new feature into the web platform, but we chose to use only the Web Audio API. In doing so, we can reach a larger audience with this cross-browser technology, and we can also avoid the lengthy standardization process for introducing a new Web Audio component. This is possible because the Web Audio API provides all the necessary building blocks for this audio spatialization technique.

Omnitone Audio Processing Diagram
The AmbiX format recording, which is the target of the Omnitone decoder, contains 4 channels of audio that are encoded using ambisonics, which can then be decoded into an arbitrary speaker setup. Instead of the actual speaker array, Omnitone uses 8 virtual speakers based on an the head-related transfer function (HRTF) convolution to render the final audio stream binaurally. This binaurally-rendered audio can convey a sense of space when it is heard through headphones.

The beauty of this mechanism lies in the sound-field rotation applied to the incoming spatial audio stream. The orientation sensor of a VR headset or a smartphone can be linked to Omnitone’s decoder to seamlessly rotate the entire sound field. The rest of the spatialization process will be handled automatically by Omnitone. A live demo can be found at the project landing page.

Throughout the project, we worked closely with the Google VR team for their VR audio expertise. Not only was their knowledge on the spatial audio a tremendous help for the project, but the collaboration also ensured identical audio spatialization across all of Google’s VR applications - both on the web and Android (e.g. Google VR SDK, YouTube Android app). The Spatial Media Specification and HRTF sets are great examples of the Google VR team’s efforts, and Omnitone is built on top of this specification and HRTF sets.

With emerging web-based VR projects like WebVR, Omnitone’s audio spatialization can play a critical role in a more immersive VR experience on the web. Web-based VR applications will also benefit from high-quality streaming spatial audio, as the Chrome Media team has recently added FOA compression to the open source audio codec Opus. More exciting things like VR view integration, higher-order ambisonics and mobile web support will also be coming soon to Omnitone.

We look forward to seeing what people do with Omnitone now that it's open source. Feel free to reach out to us or leave a comment with your thoughts and feedback on the issue tracker on GitHub.

By Hongchan Choi and Raymond Toy, Chrome Team

Due to the incomplete implementation of multichannel audio decoding on various browsers, Omnitone does not support mobile web at the time of writing.
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FCC Calls on Carriers to Offer Services to Stop Robocalls

eWeek - Application Development - 4 hours 58 min ago
FCC head Tom Wheeler says robocalls are the top consumer complaint and so is appealing to the phone companies to offer their customers call-blocking services.
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Security Startup StackPath Raises $150M in Funding

eWeek - Application Development - 5 hours 43 min ago
SoftLayer founder Lance Crosby launches StackPath to help secure the Internet, focusing initially on CDN, WAF, DDoS and VPN.
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Ericsson Ousts CEO Vestberg

eWeek - Application Development - 6 hours 11 min ago
After the company announces sales declines and more cost-cutting measures, Hans Vestberg resigns after more than six years as CEO.
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IBM, CSC Expand Cloud Partnership to the Mainframe

eWeek - Application Development - 6 hours 11 min ago
CSC and IBM are now including IBM mainframe systems in the expansion of an existing partnership to move users to the cloud.
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Bitbucket Pipelines Adds Mercurial Support

Devx: Latest Published Articles - 7 hours 57 min ago
The workflow tool is going back to its roots.
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[download] Aspose.Total for .NET | @CloudExpo @Aspose #API #Cloud #dotNET

Java Developer's Journal - 8 hours 26 min ago
Aspose.Total for .NET is the most complete package of all file format APIs for .NET as offered by Aspose. It empowers developers to create, edit, render, print and convert between a wide range of popular document formats within any .NET, C#, ASP.NET and VB.NET applications. Aspose compiles all .NET APIs on a daily basis to ensure that it contains the most up to date versions of each of Aspose .NET APIs. If a new .NET API or a new version of existing APIs is released during the subscription period – it will be included in .NET package and you are fully entitled to download and use it.

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Trump’s Acceptance Speech As Seen By The Algorithms

VisibleThread - 9 hours 5 min ago
Trump’s Acceptance Speech As Seen By The Algorithms

From The Huffington Post with Robin Raskin
Published: July 22, 2016

The Huffington Post

The tech-savvy (except Peter Theil) have shown no love for the newly announced Republican candidate throughout the nominating process. I figured it was time to look at Trump’s speech in the tech world’s own lingo — algorithms. So, I called Fergal McGovern who runs a company called VisibleThread. The company analyzes documents much like tools that analyze data. The company’s software is used to test and audit written content for risk and content quality, with customers including Boeing, Intel, Accenture and Fannie Mae. We asked VisibleThread to look at the usage of certain terms (say Hillary or Make America) and to look at overall readability.


Trump scores a speech that is ranked at the 8th-grade reading level overall. Trump’s speech used lots of passive voice, which, according to McGovern is often used by politicians to avoid attribution. “Mistakes were made” is a good example of this. Long sentences with passive voice like the ones below were frequent:

At this moment, I would like to thank the evangelical and religious community because I’ll tell you what, the support they have given me, and I’m not sure I totally deserve it has been so amazing and has had such a big reason for me being here tonight. So true. They have so much to contribute to our politics, yet our laws prevent you from speaking your minds from your own pulpits. An amendment, pushed by Lyndon Johnson, many years ago, threatens religious institutions with a loss of their tax-exempt status if they openly advocate their political views. Their voice has been taken away.

As for content, we flagged certain words in the transcript. Not counting the shouts of the audience, Hillary was mentioned 11 times in the speech, followed by terrorism with 9 mentions.

The word America ruled the evening being used 24 times with descriptors including:

America First
America first!
America fist
America Great
America Proud
America Safe
America Strong

Following the use of America, “our country” and “people” were the second most used terms with a variety of qualifiers — rich people, working people, young people, innocent people. Trade — bad trade agreements, disastrous trade deals, our horrible and unfair trade deals, trade violations — was never talked about in a positive light. The contextual words surrounding immigrants included illegal, recent, security, unlawful migration, radical, dangerous and uncontrolled.

Other concepts discussed included Islamic in the context of “radicals” and “terrorists.” Work, another frequent theme, was modified by terms like laid off, factory and steel.

There’ll be lots of analysis of this speech, and from the looks of it, humans still add an insight that word analytics programs can’t. Based on the most frequently words used, you’d be hard pressed to call this speech uplifting, but in terms of data analysis it’s pretty pro forma long sentence, passive voice politics.

Other points of interest? Giuliani spoke at a Grade 5 reading level while Melania upped that to 7th grade. She used longer sentences and less passive voice.

Stay tuned for Hillary Clinton’s analysis next week.

Robin Raskin is founder of Living in Digital Times (LIDT), a team of technophiles who bring together top experts and the latest innovations that intersect lifestyle and technology. LIDT produces conferences and expos at CES and throughout the year focusing on how technology enhances every aspect of our lives through the eyes of today’s digital consumer.

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Security Issues Slowing Digital Transformation Initiatives

eWeek - Application Development - 9 hours 56 min ago
Less than one-fifth of respondents in a recent Dell survey said security has been included in all mobile, Internet of things, cloud and self-service initiatives.
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