Star Wars: Squadrons will have a “hardcore mode” that turns it into a flight sim

Star Wars: Squadrons will have a “hardcore mode” that turns it into a flight sim

Power management will let you orchestrate your ship’s resources, there will be options to turn off seeing the in-game cosmetic customizations, and you can turn it into a Star Wars flight sim, of sorts, if you fancy.

Open Source Security Issues Exist: Deal With Them, Report Urges

Open Source Security Issues Exist: Deal With Them, Report Urges

"Deploying Open Source Software: Challenges and Rewards," which the IFS calls a briefing document, focuses on setting up a program of protective measures to effectively manage OSS deployment.One challenge presented involves how some organizations use software applications that have open-source code inadvertently included in the IT infrastructure.

Half-Life: Alyx Update 1.4 Now Lets You Shake Bottles with Liquid Inside Them

Half-Life: Alyx Update 1.4 Now Lets You Shake Bottles with Liquid Inside Them

Half-Life: Alyx has received a new update 1.4 patch and it brings some interesting visual which lets you see the liquid inside a bottle.The most interesting part is that the latest Half-Life: Alyx update 1.4 also brings the ability where you can shake bottles with liquid sloshes around inside them when you shake the bottles.

Salesforce Revamps Work.com to Help Businesses Address Pandemic

Salesforce Revamps Work.com to Help Businesses Address Pandemic

As an add-on, Salesforce's MuleSoft integration platform can integrate additional data sources and Tableau for more custom data visualizations; Contact tracing; Emergency Response Management; Employee Wellness, to create employee health surveys, monitor wellness trends, and use data to make informed decisions on the return to work; Shift Management; myTrailhead for Employees, which delivers content for training, learning and wellness programs; and Volunteer & Grants Management.

Open for Business: Oculus Enterprise Platform Available Now

Open for Business: Oculus Enterprise Platform Available Now

Companies like InsiteVR, a developer of VR meeting software for architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) project teams, have used Oculus Quest to help their clients connect and collaborate across distance.

Red Hat's Virtual Summit Crowds Hint at Future Conference Models

Red Hat's Virtual Summit Crowds Hint at Future Conference Models

During the second day of the summit conferences, Red Hat provided details about its ongoing developments in the fields of artificial intelligence and machine learning, the course of the changing data center, the open hybrid cloud, and the importance of edge computing.

HP's COVID-19 Response: There Should Be an Award for This

HP's COVID-19 Response: There Should Be an Award for This

That level of employee care, engagement and execution is unique in the U.S. market, and it is to Enrique Lores' and Tracy Keogh's credit that I know of no other company that has pivoted so well during this crisis.

6 Signs You May Be Ready for a CRM Switch

6 Signs You May Be Ready for a CRM Switch

5) It's Helping Your Sales Team and No One Else: On the flip side, the pace of advancement in the CRM world means platforms can manage anything from marketing to customer support to implementation.

The Tech Industry's Tectonic Shift

The Tech Industry's Tectonic Shift

"Due to concerns related to the coronavirus outbreak, an unprecedented number of events -- from athletic competitions to tech conferences -- are being postponed or outright canceled," said Gilbert Michaud, assistant professor of practice in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University.

2020: The Year for Custom CX and Privacy

2020: The Year for Custom CX and Privacy

As they act to protect data privacy online and improve personal data protection, companies that go beyond minimal adherence to all the new requirements can build trust with consumers and users and stand out from their competitors.

Digital leaders level up

Digital leaders level up

Embracing cutting-edge technologies and keying in on the customer experience, these companies have moved beyond pilot projects and revamped their organizations and culture to emphasize digital business.

RSA, COVID-19 and Risk

RSA, COVID-19 and Risk

Specifically, it provides us with a rare window into the risk management decisions of both large and small firms, and it's a reminder for security and risk practitioners about foundational but often overlooked elements of security planning.

AI in the Courts: The Jury Is Out

AI in the Courts: The Jury Is Out

"Mining extensive amounts of related court cases and decisions will come into play, with parties submitting their cases and using AI combined with data mining for settlement options or fair adjudication," noted Sirna.

Virtual Reality Applications That Can Help Save Lives

Virtual Reality Applications That Can Help Save Lives

No longer just for immersive entertainment, virtual reality applications now help save lives.VR simulation technology enables better medical training , more effective health therapies, and enhanced disaster management training.Aside from improving healthcare and medicine, VR technology also enhances disaster preparedness and crisis management.

Scaling Up Virtual and Augmented Reality For Enterprise: Thomson Reuters, Novartis, HTC Vive and KLM Share Insights

Scaling Up Virtual and Augmented Reality For Enterprise: Thomson Reuters, Novartis, HTC Vive and KLM Share Insights

XR Intelligence on behalf of Reuters Events is holding an exclusive webinar on Wednesday, February 5 (8AM PT / 11AM ET / 4PM GMT) exploring Scaling Up XR: How Do We Do It?XR Intelligence by Reuters Events.

Clock Runs Out for Windows 7 Holdouts: Upgrade or Replace?

Clock Runs Out for Windows 7 Holdouts: Upgrade or Replace?

Windows 7 Pro and Enterprise users can purchase extended security update support for three years from Microsoft.Organizations that continue running Windows 7 not only put their company and staff data at risk, but also that of their suppliers, partners and customers, because security patches no longer will be available, said Ken Galvin, senior product manager at Quest Software.

The New Era of Account-Based Marketing

The New Era of Account-Based Marketing

We know all this, and after the first sale, the marketing effort shifts from missionary to account-based simply because of the internal lines of communications the vendor can leverage.

Save 100% on DiRT Rally on Steam

Save 100% on DiRT Rally on Steam

DiRT Rally also includes officially licensed World Rallycross content, allowing you to experience the breathless, high-speed thrills of some of the world’s fastest off-road cars as you trade paint with other drivers at some of the series’ best-loved circuits, in both singleplayer and high-intensity multiplayer races.

AI in Healthcare: Independent Living for Consumers

AI in Healthcare: Independent Living for Consumers

The proliferation of smartphones and connected medical devices provides new opportunities for helping those living with chronic conditions to be monitored and remotely supported for improved health and safety.

Walmart uses virtual reality to test new store managers

Walmart uses virtual reality to test new store managers

The VR headsets place Walmart associates in real-life situations — like calming an angry shopper or giving new employees a store tour — that test knowledge of store departments, decision-making, leadership capacities and soft skills to place employees in the best-fitting job, says Drew Holler, Walmart’s senior vice president for associate experience.

Walmart Using VR to Evaluate and Promote Employees

Walmart Using VR to Evaluate and Promote Employees

The company is using virtual reality to help test employees who want to move up to middle management. Walmart is also using virtual reality to help train employees. With Walmart using virtual reality to train and assess workers, other companies are bound to follow the world’s largest employer.

Big Data: The Key Focus of a Data Scientist

Big Data: The Key Focus of a Data Scientist

Big data has helped businesses see profit increases of 8-10 percent, making the ability to prepare, store, process and manage data highly desired traits.

How to Set Up Your Computer to Auto-Restart After a Power Outage

How to Set Up Your Computer to Auto-Restart After a Power Outage

Getting your PC to restart automatically after a power outage involves getting the computer to "see" the power returning by making some changes to the PC's BIOS settings and installing the UPS-included software.

US Mobile: Another Bait-and-Switch Disappointment

US Mobile: Another Bait-and-Switch Disappointment

I also asked Khattak to point me to where customers with an unlimited plan are advised of the need for a manual refresh after 20 GB of data are used.

Software Bug Gives Spyware Free Rein With a Single WhatsApp Call

Software Bug Gives Spyware Free Rein With a Single WhatsApp Call

"Firms like NSO, who reportedly developed the spyware used on WhatsApp, have a responsibility to prevent them from getting into the wrong hands, and used on targets such as Amnesty International and the NHS, where it can have disastrous consequences for vulnerable people," he continued.

Convert your now useless Vive controllers to feet trackers to use with Valve Knuckles

Convert your now useless Vive controllers to feet trackers to use with Valve Knuckles

Step 3: Run the lighthouse_ application that is found in C:\Program Files(x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\SteamVR\tools\ lighthouse\bin\win64\. Step 4: type in “downloadconfig”, this will create a json file in the lighthouse_ folder that contains the config of that specific controller.

Virtual Reality as Therapy for Pain

Virtual Reality as Therapy for Pain

Now, four decades later, a sophisticated distraction technique is being used to help patients of all ages cope with pain, both acute and chronic. “It’s not just a distraction — it’s like an endogenous narcotic providing a physiological and chemical burst that causes you to feel good,” said Jeffrey I.

How to Play Custom Songs in Beat Saber

How to Play Custom Songs in Beat Saber

Whether you’re new to modding Beat Saber, or you need to reinstall mods after the latest Beat Saber update (with the Crab Rave song), and realized your Mod Manager has stopped working, these instructions to add custom songs in Beat Saber should have you swinging your arms and chopping blocks to your favorite beats in no time.

AI-Powered Inventory Management: A Make-or-Break Tool for Retailers

AI-Powered Inventory Management: A Make-or-Break Tool for Retailers

Automated inventory management can detect anomalies in supply chain, allowing retailers to be proactive and deflect potential issues, such as by transferring more stock to the right location ahead of time.

Android Addition Opens FIDO Password Killer to Billions

Android Addition Opens FIDO Password Killer to Billions

"Simply put, the stage is now set for developers and service providers to add standards-based FIDO2 authentication into their websites and apps," he told TechNewsWorld, "knowing in full confidence that a large swath of their consumers will be able to take advantage of FIDO's approach towards simpler, stronger authentication." FIDO is trying the solve the world's password problem, said Brian Jenkins, vice president for product at StrongKey , a cryptographic key management company in Sunnyvale, California.