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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 […]


Mobile Apps

Google Play Protect analyzes every Android app that it can find on the internet

November 16, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Google Play Protect, the service that Google uses to scan apps installed on users’ phones, is more powerful than previously thought, Google revealed today. “Play Protect analyzes every app that it can find on the internet,” the company said in […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft’s Windows Store gets a shot in the ARM

November 16, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS BEGUN accepting apps and games for the ARM64 version of Windows 10. The self-styled ‘Always Connected’ version of Windows 10 is most at home with UWP (tiled) apps, and so this is a major step forward for cheap […]


Mobile Apps

Instagram rolls out feature that shows how much time you waste on the app

November 16, 2018

Via: TechSpot

After originally announcing it earlier this year, Instagram is finally rolling out the activity dashboard. The feature shows how much time you spend inside the app every day, along with your weekly average. Users can even set daily time limits, […]


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 […]