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Application Software, Software Category

Skype for desktop PCs now lets you blur the background when video chatting

January 15, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Skype just introduced a nifty feature for its desktop applications whereby the user can blur the background of a video call. The new capability hasn’t yet hit the full release version of Skype’s apps, mind you, but rather is still […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 7 enters its final year of free support

January 14, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Windows 7’s five years of extended support will expire on January 14, 2020—exactly one year from today. After this date, security fixes will no longer be freely available for the operating system that’s still widely used. As always, the end […]


Operating systems, Others

Chromebook storage could soon be opened up like a PC

January 14, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Chromebooks have long had local storage in the form of the Downloads folder of Chrome OS, but very little could be done with this pocket of space on the hard drive. Now, MSPowerUser has discovered that the latest version of […]


Software Security

Vulnerabilities found in building access system used by schools, governments

January 14, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Tenable Research discovered four zero-day vulnerabilities in PremiSys access control system from IDenticard (PremiSys IDenticard). The first, a hardcoded backdoor account, “allows attackers to add new users to the badge system, modify existing users, delete users, assign permission, and pretty […]


Software Category, System Software

Alexa already has your home, now she wants your car

January 9, 2019

Via: TechRadar

A trend quickly developing at CES 2019 is the entry of Amazon Alexa into the car, with numerous announcements linking the digital assistant into the fundamentals of future vehicles. We’ve already seen Amazon’s smart assistant feature in cars in a […]


Software Security

Kaspersky blew whistle on NSA hacking tool hoarder

January 9, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Harold T. Martin III, a former government contractor, is still facing trial for the alleged theft of massive amounts of National Security Agency data, including documents and tools from the NSA’s Tailored Access Operations Division. Now, a new report by […]


Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Google removes 85 adware apps that were installed by millions of users

January 8, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Google has removed 85 Android apps from the official Play Store that security researchers from Trend Micro deemed to contain a common strain of adware. The 85 apps had been downloaded over nine million times, and one app, in particular, […]


Software Security

Adobe Patches Important Bugs in Connect and Digital Edition

January 8, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Adobe released patches for two bugs rated “important” in its Adobe Digital Edition and Adobe Connect products. The two important vulnerabilities, patched Tuesday, include an information disclosure bug in Adobe’s ebook reader software program, Digital Edition; as well as a […]


Application Software, Software Category

Best Accounting Software for Invoicing

January 7, 2019

Via: Merchant Maverick

Every small business owner has probably struggled at one point or another with creating invoices by hand or with spreadsheets. Trading in those dreaded Excel sheets for invoicing software can be a lifesaver, but not in every case. Invoicing software […]


Application Software, Software Category

Spotify is turning its Discover Weekly playlist into a brand-sponsored moneymaker

January 7, 2019

Via: BGR

Spotify is embarking on a new way to make money from its product in addition to established revenue generators, like converting as many of its tens of millions of active users as possible into paid subscribers to its premium tier. […]