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Software Security

Microsoft Zaps Actively Exploited Zero-Day Bug

December 10, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Microsoft has issued fixes for 36 CVEs for December 2019 Patch Tuesday across a range of products, with seven of them rated critical in severity – and one that’s already being exploited in the wild as a zero-day bug. The […]


Mobile Apps

Microsoft to end support of its touch-first Office Mobile apps in January 2021

December 9, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Last September, Microsoft officials admitted they were putting the mobile versions of the Microsoft Office applications for Windows on the back burner. Late last week, Microsoft announced the end of support date for those Office Mobile applications: January 12, 2021. […]


Software Security

Snatch ransomware reboots PCs in Windows Safe Mode to bypass antivirus apps

December 9, 2019

Via: ZDnet

The authors of the Snatch ransomware are using a never-before-seen trick to bypass antivirus software and encrypt victims’ files without being detected. The trick relies on rebooting an infected computer into Safe Mode, and running the ransomware’s file encryption process […]


Application Software, Software Category

Wunderlist task management app to shut down in 2020

December 9, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The Wunderlist / To Do team in a blog post announced that the legacy app will go dark on May 6, 2020. With having spent so much time and effort to get the To Do app up to speed, Wunderlist […]


Application Software, Operating systems, Others, Software Category

Canonical makes Ubuntu for Windows SubSystem for Linux a priority

December 6, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Canonical CEO and founder Mark Shuttleworth recently said he sees more demand for the Ubuntu Linux desktop than ever. True. “We never got the desktop into the consumer space. We’re still happy to give developers and system admins a platform,” […]


Application Software, Software Category

Move over Slack — Space is a new project management platform for developers

December 6, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

While file sharing, time tracking, email integration, Gantt charts and budget management are usually some of the most requested features in the average project management platform, we still have a proliferation of tools taking a multiplicity of approaches to the […]


Mobile Apps

Google Assistant gets a big note-taking revamp, with support for several apps

December 6, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Shopping list creation can be a very handy feature to have in a voice assistant. As you pull the jug of milk out of the fridge and realize it’s a little light, just give a quick “Hey Google, add milk […]


Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Google’s AI-powered voice recorder and transcription app comes to older Pixel phones

December 5, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Google’s AI-powered voice recorder app introduced at Google’s October hardware event was one of the company’s more impressive demos. The new app taps into advances in AI, speech processing and speech recognition in order to automatically transcribe a voice recording […]


Mobile Apps

Microsoft is giving its Office for iOS and Android apps a makeover

December 5, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has been working on remaking its Office mobile apps for iOS and Android in terms of design and functionality. On December 5, the company provided some details on what it’s been doing, including on how it is making these […]


Mobile Apps, Operating systems, Others

Chirp debuts a faster, feature-filled Twitter app for Apple Watch

December 5, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Chirp, a Twitter client preferred by hundreds of thousands of Apple Watch users, is getting its biggest upgrade since its arrival last year. Now redesigned for watchOS 6, the new version of Chirp includes a rebuilt timeline feature that allows […]