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Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft’s destructive streak continues as it pulls Office patches too

November 21, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

IF WE WERE SO INCLINED, we could go back over the last few weeks and on the vast majority of days we’ve had to bring you news of the latest borkage to Microsoft software. Up to now, it’s been that […]


Cloud, Development Software

Data centers are using two percent of the world’s energy

November 20, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Why it matters: As more data centers are built and global energy consumption continues to rise, powering all of the high tech servers inside reliably is going to require building more resilient energy grids. Downtime is a very expensive event […]


Application Software

Skype is introducing seamless sharing of OneDrive files

November 20, 2018

Via: TechRadar

Skype has introduced the ability for users to share OneDrive files seamlessly in a chat, and while the feature is only live for testers right now, hopefully, it will roll out to the general computing population soon enough. The latest […]


iOS, MAC OS, Operating systems

Tim Cook’s take on Google: I think their search engine is the best

November 19, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Big quote: “I think their search engine is the best. Look at what we’ve done with the controls we’ve built in. We have private web browsing. We have an intelligent tracker prevention. What we’ve tried to do is come up […]


Software Security

Now eight parliaments are demanding Zuckerberg answers for Facebook scandals

November 19, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Facebook ’s founder is facing pressure to accept an invite from eight international parliaments, with lawmakers wanting to question him about negative impacts his social network is having on democratic processes globally. Last week Facebook declined an invitation from five […]


Application Software, Software Category

Users warned of Microsoft data harvesting

November 16, 2018

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft could soon face sanctions over its data collection methods after Dutch investigators discovered that the way the software giant collects data poses a risk to user privacy. According to a report commissioned by the Dutch government, both Microsoft Office […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google Maps wants to help you avoid traffic and crowds over Thanksgiving

November 15, 2018

Via: BGR

Other than overeating and argument at the dinner table, the most frustrating part of Thanksgiving is the travel. You can’t go anywhere without being swarmed by traffic, whether you’re on foot, on the road, or in the airport. But Google […]


Application Software, Software Category

Safari follows Chrome’s lead and begins warning users about unsecure sites

November 14, 2018

Via: TechRadar

Google has been trying to make the internet more secure for quite some time now. In July this year, the search giant began adding a warning on Chrome for users who land on sites that aren’t using the HTTPS protocol. […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 is getting a ‘Light’ theme for dark mode haters

November 14, 2018

Via: Next Web

It wasn’t so long ago that many a PC user was clamoring for a Dark mode on Windows 10. Now that they have it, things are swinging in the opposite direction: Microsoft is bringing a ‘Light Mode’ to Windows 10, […]


Application Software, Software Category

Best Free Photo Management Tools

November 12, 2018

Via: Tom's Guide

With smartphone cameras becoming more powerful than ever, there’s been a massive increase in the amount of pictures we have to manage. It’s not unusual to have hundreds or even thousands of photos scattered across poorly labeled folders and a […]