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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 […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft glitch is downgrading users’ Windows 10 Pro licenses

November 9, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

IT HASN’T been a good time to be Microsoft in recent weeks. Not only did the original release of its latest version of Windows 10 have to be withdrawn after it was found to be chewing up users’ files, but […]


Operating systems, Others

Samsung’s Linux on DeX app enters private beta

November 9, 2018

Via: TechSpot

It looks as if Linux on DeX is almost ready. On Friday Samsung launched the private beta for the app. If you signed up for alerts when it was announced last year, you should have already received an email to […]


Application Software, Software Category

Chrome 71 will display a warning message to users if a site uses shady billing tactics

November 8, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Chrome’s upcoming December update is looking better and better. After its launch, the browser will warn users if they visit a website that is known to use shady or misleading billing practices. Specifically, Google is taking aim at sites that […]


Mobile Apps

Google will soon let devs force you to update Android apps as you use them

November 8, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

GOOGLE HAS ANNOUNCED some new features for the Android App Bundle tool which will allow users to carry on using apps even whilst they are updating. Additionally, developers can now full-screen messages asking the user to update the app immediately, […]


Application Software, Software Category

Researchers rank cryptocurrency exchanges by how secure they are

November 6, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Prominent cyber-security firm Group-IB has graded the security of online cryptocurrency exchanges, as a means of assessing insurance risk. It found long-standing platform Kraken to be the most secure, with OKEx, Huobi Pro, and CoinCheck among the riskiest. Alongside IT […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 looks set to become world’s most used OS in time for Christmas

November 1, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

WINDOWS 10 could equal its nearest rival in market share by this time next month, if current projections continue. In the October 2018 figures from Netmarketshare, desktop users of Windows 7 totalled 39.35 percent (-1.53) but nipping at its heels, […]