What an MLB source said about the Dbacks trade h

first_img What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away The Cardinals have the 13th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft,and many think the team will be looking for offensive linehelp when they make their selection. ESPN NFL Draft guru Mel Kiper is one of them.Kiper’slatest mock draft, version 1.0, has the Cardinalstaking Stanford tackle Jonathan Martin with their pick. At 6-foot-6 and 304 pounds, Martin could be a big help toa team that featured the worst pair of tackles in the NFL.He was a 2nd Team All-American this season, and could filla need if Levi Brown departs as a free agent. Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’center_img However, Martin is known for his run blocking more thanpass protection, so he may not be exactly what theCardinals want.Should the Cardinals take Martin — or any other offensivelineman in the first round — it will be the first timethey’ve spent an early pick on the line since taking theaforementioned Levi Brown in 2007. And we all know how that turned out. Top Stories Comments   Share   last_img read more

Several new and updated tools showcased at Microso

first_imgSeveral new and updated tools showcased at Microsoft’s Build developer conference in Seattle revealed how partners are following the trends toward AI, new software architectures and modernization. Here is a look at their news announcements:Progress announces Conversational UI for chatbot appsProgress today announced the May 16 availability Conversational UI, a set of controls built for chatbots. Part of Telerik and Kendo UI tools, the components give both web and application developers the ability to build natural language understanding into their solutions that can run across multiple devices and on many chatbot frameworks, including Microsoft’s Azure Bot Service.Among the challenges of creating a quality human-computer interaction is the difficulty in capturing visual cues. The new controls give developers the ability to create chatbot apps that use visual elements to “enhance the natural flow of conversation,” Progress said in its announcement. Using the components, developers can implement such things as calendars and date pickers, which can be used to steer the conversation.According to Gartner, “Many enterprises underestimate what’s needed to develop and deploy a conversational, platform-based chatbot. That’s because they assume that the service is either available as an off-the-shelf offering or can be built using a small dataset.”Because the new, customizable controls can be used in conjunction with Telerik and Kendo UI tooling, JavaScript and .NET developers can give the chatbots the same look and feel as any other web, desktop or mobile application.For more information, go to www.telerik.com/conversational-ui or join our R2 2018 Telerik Release webinar on Wednesday, May 30 at 11:30 am ET. Learn more about Progress at www.progress.com Bitnami simplifies app migration to Microsoft AzureBitnami announced support for Azure in its Stacksmith tool for automating application migration to the cloud.According to Bitnami’s announcement, Stacksmith takes a running application in the datacenter, repackages and optimizes it for cloud deployment, and delivers everything needed to successfully deploy it to a container or cloud platform.  Stacksmith then continuously monitors the replatformed application for updates and patches, providing an easy way for companies to keep applications up-to-date and secure.“Digital transformation and application modernization are important initiatives for our customers. Partnering with Bitnami to provide our users with tools like Stacksmith that can simplify that transition of their business directly to Azure cloud services is an exciting opportunity,” Gabe Monroy, lead program manager for containers at Microsoft Azure, said in the announcement. “Bitnami has demonstrated the ability to package, deploy and maintain 120+ applications as a key partner in our Azure marketplace and we’re thrilled to see that proven technology made available to our Azure users to migrate their own applications to our cloud platforms.”A free trial is available at https://stacksmith.bitnami.com/PureSec unveils intelligent serverless security solution for Azure FunctionsIsrael-based serverless security company PureSec released a beta version of its security solution for Microsoft Azure Functions, Microsoft’s serverless platform.According to the company, PureSec’s Serverless Security Runtime Environment (SSRE) defends against such application-layer attacks as NoSQL/SQL injection and other unauthorized malicious actions. With the release, PureSec claims to be the world’s first multi-cloud SSRE. It integrates into all serverless functions and scales as customer serverless applications do. It also provides visibility into serverless functions behavior and security events in real time, the company said.New VM templates eases deployment of Altova server software on AzureAltova has announced the release of a free virtual machine template for use on Azure, pre-installed with Altova server software for automating data processing and integration workflows.The template, available in the Azure Marketplace, installs all of Altova’s server software products, and users can active those they want. Using the Altova LicenseServer, customers can get free 30-day trials of all the products. The products in the template are FlowForce Server for data processing and integration; MapForce Server for mapping and aggregation of processes for XML, JSON, databases, flat files, and more; and MobileTogether Server, a gateway to get back-end data into mobile applications. Also included are StyleVision Server for business report generation; RaptorXML Server for validating and processing XML, XBRL and JSON; and DiffDog Server, for automating comparisons of files and directories in parallel computing environments. Learn more at www.altova.comMobilize.Net announces AI-powered code transformation toolWebMAP5, the latest of version of Mobilize.Net’s code transformation tool, adds Angular support as companies look to take their legacy applications to the web and the cloud.Angular support was added through Progress Kendo UI, a native Angular UI component library. Mobilize.Net gives organizations a way to take Visual Basic 6, C#, PowerBuilder and Silverlight applications to the cloud and web, using AI to help translate and re-architect legacy applications while removing the technical debt in those applications.WebMAP5 focuses on automation, developer productivity, performance, and broad support for industry standards, according to the company’s announcement. The company claims AI-assisted automation reduces the cost of a modernization project by between 80 and 90 percent. On the developer side, WebMAP5 leverages Aspect Oriented Programming, which enables the code resulting from the transformation to retain readability and maintainability, and keeps developers from having to learn new skills.PagerDuty supports Visual Studio Team ServicesIncident response provider PagerDuty announced integrations with Microsoft Azure and Visual Studio Team Services to offer teams insights into their operational health and event intelligence powered by machine learning throughout the software development life cycle.“Today, hundreds of enterprise customers are using PagerDuty + Microsoft Azure Alerts and Visual Studio Team Services integrations to successfully accelerate incident response, address issues earlier in the software delivery cycle before they impact customers, and reduce development cycle times,” the company wrote in a brief. The integrations sync incidents between PagerDuty and Microsoft Azure Alerts to gain more context about your infrastructure and services, the company said. The Visual Studio integration alerts teams to issues earlier in the development life cycle, where they are less costly to fix and have not yet affected customers. The alerting allows organizations to optimize response personnel while informing business stakeholders for deliver service faster while improving code quality.Dotfuscator updates add rooted device security controls PreEmptive Solutions today announced updates to Dotfuscator Professional Edition (to 4.35.0) and Dotfuscator CE (to 5.35.0) to include rooted device detection and response controls from Xamarin.Android applications. Rooting allows users of Android devices to gain access to subsystems that can be used to threaten those devices. “Unauthorized rooting can undermine even the best secure coding practices, data encryption policies, and identity management solutions,” Sebastian Holst, CSO at PreEmptive Solutions, said in a news release announcing the updates. “Every trusted source for secure coding practices — including the PCI Security Standards Council, NIST, OWASP, and Google — acknowledge the rooted device compromise as both difficult to detect and dangerous to both app stakeholders and app users.”According to the company, root detection and response is included with Dotfuscator at no additional cost. Dotfuscator Community Edition (CE) is available at no cost to qualified Visual Studio developers and Dotfuscator Professional licenses start at $1,750 per developer.Syncfusion announces Essential for JS 2 UI toolkit, dashboard platformSyncfusion has rebuilt its JavaScript controls from scratch, and now offers more than 35 controls for Angular development. It also has previewed the Syncfusion Dashboard Platform.According to the company, the components have been built in TypeScript as modules. This lets developers use only the components and features they want in their applications. Further, the controls have touch capability and will render according to the device upon which they are used, to optimize the user experience.The source and scripts for the JavaScript and native Angular components are available on GitHub, the company said.The Dashboard Platform will be available in the cloud June 1. Among updates are the ability to use dashboards as JavaScript widgets on web pages. The dashboards are in the Azure VM marketplace, so you can run them on any server but retain the data in your repositories. Visit www.syncfusion.com for more information.last_img read more

One killed one injured after explosion at Hancock

first_img One killed, one injured after explosion at Hancock County business 2019 Minnesota deer hunting licenses now on sale Kilat Fitzgerald Man shot by deputy after threatening statements Top Stories News at 9 anchor Erin O’Brien leaving FOX 47 ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) – A place where families create fun summer memories became the scene of a violent attack Tuesday night.“I was taking a picture of my sister and her friend” said Maddy Chase, the victim’s sister. “And one of the girls was walking past and decided to hit my sister in the face.”She says the photo was taken the second before the attacker began swinging, and the assault escalated with other juveniles joining in.Staci Fong, the victim’s mother, said her daughter has had problems with the same group of kids for years. “These kids, they don’t care. There were adults around and everything when this happened.”Olmsted County deputies said a female suspect was brought to the juvenile detention center.She is now facing assault and disorderly conduct charges.The attack was especially dangerous to the victim because she has Von Willebrands disease. The condition makes her more vulnerable to excessive bleeding.“Usually in the schools they really don’t do a whole lot about it here in Rochester,” Fong said.The assault meant the night of fun had to end early.“We made a call to shut down the rides until the incident was handled,” said Brandon Helgeson, the Olmsted County Fair Director. “I can’t stress enough this was an isolated incident.”The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office said additional deputies are now patrolling the fairgrounds.But police said another assault happened just outside the fairgrounds across Broadway avenue, where a large group of kids were fighting in the Walgreen’s parking lot.Police said a 12 year-old boy suffered a broken wrist after being pushed into a pole.Everyone scattered as police arrived, and there are no suspects in that assault.last_img read more