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The TikTok effect: U.S. ban could doom the global ambition of Chinese tech

August 7, 2020

Via: Fortune
Category: Mobile Apps

The Trump administration’s threat to ban the Chinese-owned short video app TikTok unless it is acquired by a U.S. company could spell trouble for other Chinese technology companies with global ambitions. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday […]


Microsoft to end support for Cortana app on mobile; Harman Kardon speakers in early 2021

July 31, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is continuing its march toward refocusing its Cortana digital assistant on productivity scenarios. Today, July 31, Microsoft is going public with dates for phasing out more consumer-focused entertainment and smart-home features via a new Support Article on upcoming changes […]


Microsoft updates new Windows 10 20H2 test build with new UX changes and more

July 24, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is rolling out a new Windows 10 20H2 test build to the Beta Channel (the former Slow Ring). The new build, 19042.421, includes quite a few new features, especially in the user interface arena, and a load of fixes. […]


Operating systems, Windows

Why Windows is Microsoft’s shield against a federal onslaught

August 11, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Amazon. Apple. Facebook. Google. Microsoft. Which one of these companies is different than the others? If you answered Microsoft, you’re right. Microsoft has managed to stay out of the U.S. government’s crosshairs, while Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are squarely […]


Application Software, Software Category

PyTorch 1.6 Released, Microsoft Takes over Windows Version

August 11, 2020

Via: InfoQ

PyTorch, Facebook’s open-source deep-learning framework, announced the release of version 1.6 which includes new APIs and performance improvements. Along with the release, Microsoft announced it will take over development and maintenance of the Windows version of the framework. In a […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google Chrome Browser Bug Exposes Billions of Users to Data Theft

August 10, 2020

Via: Threat Post

A vulnerability in Google’s Chromium-based browsers would allow attackers to bypass the Content Security Policy (CSP) on websites, in order to steal data and execute rogue code. The bug (CVE-2020-6519) is found in Chrome, Opera and Edge, on Windows, Mac […]


Application Software, Software Category

TeamViewer Flaw in Windows App Allows Password-Cracking

August 10, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Popular remote-support software TeamViewer has patched a high-severity flaw in its desktop app for Windows. If exploited, the flaw could allow remote, unauthenticated attackers to execute code on users’ systems or crack their TeamViewer passwords. TeamViewer is a proprietary software […]