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Mobile Apps

6 paid iPhone apps you can download for free on May 17th

May 17, 2019

Via: BGR

There are still a few freebies in yesterday’s roundup of the best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, so definitely go back and check it out if you happened to miss it. Once you’re done with that, […]


Application Software, Software Category

Slack patches vulnerability in Windows client that could be used to hijack files

May 17, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

On May 17, researchers at Tenable revealed that they had discovered a vulnerability in the Windows version of the desktop application for Slack, the widely used collaboration service. The vulnerability, in Slack Desktop version 3.3.7 for Windows, could have been […]


Mobile Apps

Instagram is shutting down its standalone direct messaging app

May 16, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Social media commentator Matt Navarra was the first to break the news which has since been confirmed by Instagram. The Facebook-owned social media company first launched direct messaging in its main app in 2013 but experimented with moving the feature […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft, Sony reveal game-streaming partnership

May 16, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft and Sony Corp. revealed on May 16 that they’re exploring joint development of Azure-based gaming and content-streaming services. As part of a memorandum of understanding, the two also are looking into potential collaboration involving Sony’s image sensors and Microsoft’s […]


Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

Supreme Court ruling could threaten Apple’s 30 percent app commission

May 13, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

A narrowly divided Supreme Court is allowing a group of consumers to move forward with a lawsuit charging that Apple overcharges customers for App Store purchases. Apple had asked courts to throw out the lawsuit, arguing that the law only […]


Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

The new Apple TV app is here – a step towards a Netflix rival, or something else?

May 13, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Apple has unveiled big changes to its TV app, rolling out visual improvements and setting things up to integrate the hotly anticipated Apple TV Plus streaming service later this year. The app is now live on Apple TV devices, iPads, […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Private Internet Access VPN review

May 9, 2019

Via: PC Advisor

When we last had a good look at Private Internet Access (PIA) in 2017, it was an impressive service which was somewhat let down by its unfriendly interface in Windows. That’s all been sorted now, and the service itself remains […]


Mobile Apps

Google debuts “next-generation” Assistant, coming to next Pixel phones

May 7, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Google on Tuesday debuted an updated version of its Google Assistant platform during the keynote of its Google I/O developers conference. The company said it is internally calling this the “next-generation” Assistant and that it will first become available on […]


Software Security

Mozilla announces ban on Firefox extensions containing obfuscated code

May 2, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Mozilla announced plans today to ban Firefox extensions from its Add-ons portal if the extension contains obfuscated code. The ban will enter into effect on June 10, at which point Mozilla plans to remove all Firefox extensions that don’t meet […]


Software Security

SAP software flaw puts thousands of companies at risk

May 2, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Security researchers have discovered new ways to exploit vulnerabilities in SAP software which could leave up to 50,000 companies, that haven’t properly protected their systems, at greater risk of being hacked. The German software giant SAP previously released guidance on […]