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Software Security

Skype Tests End-To-End Encryption With ‘Private Conversations’

January 17, 2018

Via: Geek

Skype is finally implementing end-to-end encryption with new Private Conversations. Using Open Whisper Systems’ Signal Protocol, the feature lets users conduct audio calls and send text messages or files without fear of prying eyes. “We know extra protection is important […]


Application Software, Software Category

WhatsApp might be testing a new spam prevention system

January 17, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Most of us have seen chain letters before. They have circulated around internet comment sections, forums and email clients for the better part of the last two decades. While the trend has mostly died out in recent years, it’s still […]


Mobile Apps

How the iPhone’s Health app helped authorities gather details about a brutal murder

January 16, 2018

Via: BGR

In something of a bizarre story, the Health app on Apple’s iPhone may play a pivotal role in definitively proving who raped and murdered a young medical student in Germany late last year. As detailed by the BBC, German authorities […]


Application Software, Software Category

How to get your own apps into the Azure Marketplace

January 16, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

Azure is now very much at the heart of Microsoft’s enterprise strategy, providing a place to build the next generation of applications and services. It’s easy to focus on it as a platform and as a host for virtual infrastructures, […]


Mobile Apps

Is Snapchat safe for kids?

January 15, 2018

Via: PC Advisor

Snapchat is a social network with a difference. Unlike others (including Instagram and Facebook), the photos and videos – Snaps – which are shared disappear after a certain period of time, which is chosen by the sender. The aim is […]


Software Category, System Software

Barcelona to ditch Microsoft in favour of open source software

January 15, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

THE SPANISH CITY OF BARCELONA plans to replace its Microsoft software with open source alternatives including Linux, Libre Office and Open Xchange. Barcelona plans to invest 70 per cent of its annual software budget in open source this year, according to […]


Mobile Apps

Google Duo now lets you call people who don’t have the app installed

January 15, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Google is doing everything it can to get more people onto its video messaging service. Duo hasn’t set the mobile world alight since it launched in August 2016, especially as there are so many similar apps out there, but a […]


Development Software, Software Category

How to build custom middleware in ASP.Net Core

January 15, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

ASP.Net Core is an open source, cross-platform, lean, and modular framework for building high-performance web applications. It is also extensible. When building an ASP.Net Core application, you can draw on various middleware components to customize the handling of requests and […]


Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft Powershell Core arrives for Windows, Mac and Linux

January 12, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS released Powershell Core 6.0, a cross-platform version of the interface and coding platform which has superceded the old Command line in Windows 10. Despite its moniker, this is the first iteration of Powershell Core and joins .NET Core as […]


Software Security

Intel AMT security hole lets hackers take control of corporate laptops

January 12, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Intel is off to a rough start in 2018 with yet another security issue found impacting their products. Coming fast on the heels of Spectre and Meltdown is a security vulnerability in Intel’s Active Management Technology (AMT). The Intel Core processor with […]