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IBM kills Global Technology and Global Business Services: it's all ‘IBM Services’ now

The Register - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:34
Because you need to ‘capitalize on exponential intelligence fueled by pervasive tech’ and only IBM can do that

EXCLUSIVE IBM’s decided one way to help its ailing services business is a re-branding exercise that will see its Global Technology Services (GTS) and Global Business Services (GBS) operations emerge as a single entity named “IBM Services”.…

Trying to connect mpd (ncmpcpp) to Philips Hue API to sync lighting with music playing

Command Line - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:31

Not even sure if this is the best sub to ask this question but maybe somebody here has achieved this already.

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Enlightened

Linux - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:06
Categories: Linux

What do you guys use to build your API backends? What should i use?

Developing Android Apps - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:01

Hey guys! I'm an experienced programer and but i've recently really gotten into Android development. I've mostly made custom projects (e-commerce sites, ERP systems etc). For web based projects Laravel (PHP with MySQL) has been my go-to framework. It's really easy and quick to make a secure and reasonably fast backend.

I've made a few apps with APIs made on Laravel. I've recently started a project that involves me scraping data from sites and displaying it on an app. I'm using Python to do the scraping part. And i'm planning to use MongoDB as my database because the data being collected can get huge and it's not related, so i don't have to make a RDB. I've seen tutorials for MEAN stack development but haven't gotten around to use it properly. So i don't know what to think of it.

What do you guys use for your APIs? Is there and advantage of using Express,Node and Mongo over PHP? Is PHP even used in the app industry or considered a good practice? I hear MEAN and such other frameworks are the future (Ruby and stuff), should i move over to them?

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Categories: Android, Linux

Issues with Autonotification after Oreo upgrade?

Tasker: Total Automation for Android - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:29

After upgrading to Oreo I am now having some annoying issues with Autonotification. The issues I am now which I didnt have with Nougat are: Title text is no longer displayed, only expanded title text Autonotification table content is duplicated within the same notification

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Digital Minimalism for the Working Hacker

Linux - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:22
Categories: Linux

Android Auto being excluded while Toyota adds Apple Carplay and Amazon Alexa to their cars

Android - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:59

Toyota's 2019 Avalon has "Apple CarPlay is standard on all grades.", with no mention of Android Auto support. source

Can we please get on Toyota to support Android. It's 2018, it's about time

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