Tag: software category

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

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 […]

Software Security

Athena Security’s latest AI-powered camera can automatically detect guns

September 28, 2018

Via: TechSpot

There may be quite a bit of controversy surrounding the use of facial recognition tech for law enforcement purposes, but that hasn’t stopped the industry from pressing forward. Amazon’s “Rekognition” technology is already in use at police departments throughout the […]

Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft’s Your Phone app lets you mirror your Android device to a Windows 10 PC

August 15, 2018

Via: BGR

Just a few short months after announcing the Your Phone app for Windows 10 at the Build developer conference in May, Microsoft has launched the app on Microsoft Store for everyone to download. As the name suggests, the app allows […]

MAC OS, Operating systems, Windows

macOS Mojave’s updated Migration Assistant will make switching from Windows easier than ever

August 6, 2018

Via: TechSpot

If you’ve been looking to make the switch from Windows to macOS for some time, but you’ve held off because of Apple’s less-than-ideal data migration utility, there’s good news now. As reported by 9to5Mac, the next release of Apple’s macOS […]

Application Software, Software Category

YouTube to launch new tool aimed at helping creators catch unauthorized re-uploads of their videos

July 12, 2018

Via: TechSpot

YouTube has had difficulty regarding copyright issues on their site and to help combat that, today they are announcing a new system to help creators protect their content. The upcoming Copyright Match tool will automatically scan videos on YouTube and […]

Application Software, Software Category An Alternative To Website Builders

July 11, 2018

Via: Merchant Maverick

As a reviewer of website builders, you might say I have a vested interest in promoting the main idea undergirding the DIY website builder: The notion that anybody, given access to inexpensive online editing tools, can create a perfectly functional […]