Microsoft removes Office 2019 from its Home Use Program benefits

August 8, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft quietly has made a change to its Home Use Program (HUP) for its Software Assurance business customers. As some had expected when the company began revamping the HUP benefit earlier this year, Microsoft is dropping the ability to buy […]

Google Play hosted 205 harmful apps with over 32M installs last month alone

August 1, 2019

Category: Mobile Apps

It seems Google is losing the battle against sketchy Android software big time. The company hosted over 205 harmful apps on the Play store in July only. The kicker: these apps were downloaded over 32 million times in total in […]

Apple’s iOS 12.4 and watchOS 5.3 updates fix Walkie Talkie vulnerability

July 22, 2019

Your iPhone and Apple Watch are getting software updates today, care of iOS 12.4 and watchOS 5.3, which may be the last changes before iOS 13 and watchOS 6. The official release notes for iOS 12.4 suggest this is an […]

Application Software, Software Category

Millennial workers more likely to use unsecured collaboration apps

August 14, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Collaborating at work has never been easier thanks to the slew of collaboration tools that have become commonplace in organizations worldwide but new research has revealed that millennials are 1.5-times more likely to use unapproved apps when doing so. To […]

Mobile Apps

7 paid iPhone apps on sale for free on August 14th

August 14, 2019

Via: BGR

There were a bunch of solid paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free in yesterday’s roundup. Did you miss it? That’s unfortunate, but there are actually still a few freebies left if you want to go back and […]

Application Software, Software Category

Google’s new ‘Assignments’ software for teachers helps catch plagiarism

August 14, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Just in time for the new school year, Google’s educational arm, Google for Education, today announced the launch of new tools aimed at helping teachers fight plagiarism. The company this morning is unveiling Assignments, an updated version of the software […]

Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Windows Users at Risk From High-Severity Intel Software Flaw

August 14, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Intel is warning of a high-severity vulnerability existing in its software that identifies the specification of Intel processors in Windows systems. The flaw could have an array of malicious impacts on affected systems, such as opening systems up to information […]