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Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Vimeo’s new app helps small businesses create professional social videos

February 25, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Vimeo signaled last year its plans to move further into the social video creation and editing space with its acquisition of short-form video editor Magisto. Today, the company is unveiling the results of its work in the months following the […]


Application Software, Software Category

Mozilla begins rolling out DNS encryption by default for Firefox users

February 25, 2020

Via: TechSpot

The rollout will take place over the course of several weeks to ensure stability, but once it’s finalized, all Firefox users running the latest version of the browser will have DNS protection. In short, DoH functionality helps to obfuscate and […]


Software Category

TCMalloc, Google’s Customized Memory Allocator for C and C++, Now Open Source

February 25, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Google’s TCMalloc can be used as a replacement for C and C++ default memory allocators to provide greater efficiency at scale and better support for parallelism, says Google. To clear up any ambiguity, it is worth noting this is actually […]


Application Software, Software Category

Next up on Microsoft’s dust heap: Office 2010

February 24, 2020

Via: Computerworld

With Windows 7’s retirement from support now behind everyone, the next major marker for a Microsoft expiration arrives in a little less than 10 months, when Office 2010 falls off the servicing list. Big yawn, right? Not really. According to […]


Software Category, System Software

Microsoft Adds Virtual Network Support for Azure Firewall Manager, Enables Centralized Management

February 24, 2020

Via: InfoQ

In a recent blog post, Microsoft announced Azure Firewall Manager now supports virtual networks. This new capability allows organizations to centrally manage security policies and route management for cloud-based security perimeters based on two network architectures, including Secured virtual hub […]


Mobile Apps

Google cracks down on location-tracking Android apps

February 21, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Alongside the launch of the Android 11 Developer Preview, Google announced a plan to crack down on Android apps that request the user’s location in the background. Just as we saw with Google’s pushback against apps that use the accessibility […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Microsoft: Linux Defender antivirus now in public preview, iOS and Android are next

February 21, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has announced the public preview of Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) antivirus for Linux, as ZDNet reported it would at some point in 2020. The new Defender Linux endpoint protection rounds out Microsoft Defender ATP on the desktop […]


Mobile Apps

How to find your most-used apps on your iPhone

February 20, 2020

Via: The Next Web

We all spend a large amount of time on our phones, and it’d probably shock at least a few of you to exactly how many hours of your lives you put into each app every day or week. Well, it’s […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Mozilla launches a VPN app for Android and Windows

February 19, 2020

Via: The Next Web

Mozilla, the organization behind Firefox browser, is bringing its VPN (Virtual Private Network) service to Android and Windows 10 through a dedicated app. The app is currently in the beta phase, and you need an invite to sign up. Once […]


Application Software, Software Category

8 tips and tricks to speed up Gmail

February 18, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Over the years, Gmail has evolved from a a convenient online email service into a powerful business tool and an integral part of Google’s G Suite productivity platform. But as more features have been added to Gmail, the web app’s […]