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Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 and Surface updates are causing major headaches

August 16, 2019

Via: BGR

Windows 10 has undoubtedly been a significant improvement over its predecessors, but the latest operating system from Microsoft isn’t without its issues. Over the past several days, a variety of substantial issues have cropped up for Windows users, most of […]


Development Software, Software Category

5 responsibilities of an agile software development manager

August 15, 2019

Via: InfoWorld

I recently participated in an #IDGTECHTalk, a Twitter chat held Thursdays at 12 pm ET that focused on the topic of “The Current and Future State of Coding.” Many of the questions and tweets were about coding languages and frameworks; […]


iOS, Operating systems

Apple just released iOS 13 beta 7

August 15, 2019

Via: BGR

The rapid-fire pace of developer beta releases continues this week, as Apple rolled out iOS 13 beta 7 and iPadOS 13 beta 7 on Thursday. It’s been just over a week since beta 6 arrived, which means we don’t expect […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Windows Users at Risk From High-Severity Intel Software Flaw

August 14, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Intel is warning of a high-severity vulnerability existing in its software that identifies the specification of Intel processors in Windows systems. The flaw could have an array of malicious impacts on affected systems, such as opening systems up to information […]


Operating systems, Software Security, Windows

Vulnerability in Microsoft CTF protocol goes back to Windows XP

August 13, 2019

Via: ZDnet

CTF, a little-known Microsoft protocol used by all Windows operating system versions since Windows XP, is insecure and can be exploited with ease. According to Tavis Ormandy, a security researcher with Google’s Project Zero elite security team and the one […]


Mobile Apps

Facebook’s Android app is getting a dark mode

August 13, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Jane Manchun Wong, who has leaked numerous unreleased features from the likes of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter in the past, was again the first to discover Facebook’s testing of a dark mode. Wong notes in her blog that Facebook’s new […]


Operating systems, Others

Huawei’s Android hopes dashed yet again by Trump

August 9, 2019

Via: BGR

During remarks at Huawei’s Developer Conference that kicked off on Friday, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer division Richard Yu promised that the company can “immediately” switch to HarmonyOS, the new smartphone operating system it unveiled Friday, from Android whenever it […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft releases two new Windows 10 19H2 test builds

August 8, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is releasing two slightly different new Windows 10 19H2 test builds to the Slow Ring today, August 8. One of the builds has a handful of incremental feature tweaks turned on by default; the other has them turned off […]


Operating systems, Software Security, Windows

Know your Edge Chromium security options

August 7, 2019

Via: CSO Online

For those of you still using Windows 7, there’s a new browser on the block that you’ll need to start planning to deploy — and it’s not Edge. Well, it is an Edge browser, but not the Edge browser you […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Nvidia patches five vulnerabilities, encourages users to update display drivers ASAP

August 5, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Nvidia has patched five vulnerabilities impacting GeForce, Quadro, NVS and Tesla GPU display drivers affecting versions of Windows from 7 through 10. If left unpatched, the flaws could lead to denial of service, escalation pf privileges and local code execution. […]