Tag: tech

Application Software, Software Category

Mozilla releases patch for a severe vulnerability in Firefox that’s being actively exploited

January 9, 2020

Via: TechSpot

If you’re using Firefox as your go-to web browser, you might want to update it as soon as possible. Earlier today, Mozilla rushed out version 72.0.1 (and ESR 68.4.1) to fix a vulnerability that is actively being exploited in the […]

Software Category, System Software

Google’s AI can reportedly detect breast cancer more accurately than medical professionals

January 2, 2020

Via: TechSpot

More specifically, the tech giant is using AI to improve breast cancer detection rates. In a blog post, Google notes that over 55,000 people in the United Kingdom alone are diagnosed with the deadly disease annually, and one in eight […]

Development Software, Software Category

Drones Need Radio Tracking, FAA Says

December 26, 2019

Via: Fortune

All but the smallest civilian drones would have to broadcast radio tracking data to ensure greater safety and prevent terrorism under a sweeping proposal unveiled by U.S. regulators Thursday. The long-awaited draft rules call for a massive new tracking network […]

Application Software, Operating systems, Others, Software Category

Canonical makes Ubuntu for Windows SubSystem for Linux a priority

December 6, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Canonical CEO and founder Mark Shuttleworth recently said he sees more demand for the Ubuntu Linux desktop than ever. True. “We never got the desktop into the consumer space. We’re still happy to give developers and system admins a platform,” […]

Development Software

Intel turns to Samsung for help keeping up with AMD, rumor claims

November 29, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Intel has allegedly found a solution, or at least part of one, for its long-running supply issues with CPUs – which the firm admitted would be ongoing in a recent statement – and that solution is to enlist Samsung to […]

iOS, Operating systems, Others

Apple saw double-digit decline in global iPhone sales in Q3 2019

November 28, 2019

Via: TechSpot

By now, it’s no longer a secret that global smartphone demand has plateaued. However, market researchers seem to disagree on the specifics. Gartner says the smartphone market contracted by 0.4 percent in the third quarter of this year, while IDC […]

Software Security

Hacker’s paradise: Louisiana’s ransomware disaster far from over

November 28, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Louisiana has brought some of its services back as it recovers from a targeted ransomware attack using the Ryuk malware on November 18. The state’s Office of Motor Vehicles re-opened offices on Monday in a limited fashion. But OMV and […]


Why Google’s BERT Is One of the Biggest Leaps Forward in the History of Search

November 5, 2019

Via: James Hughes

Google has recently announced BERT, one of the biggest updates to its search algorithm in recent years. At its core, this new update focuses on improving the interpretation of the intent behind search queries. Is BERT one of Google’s biggest […]

Mobile Apps

8 paid iPhone apps on sale for free on October 25th

October 25, 2019

Via: BGR

We’re closing out the week with a terrific roundup of the best premium iPhone and iPad apps out there that are on sale for free right now. There are eight apps in Friday’s roundup, and they’re all paid iOS apps […]

Software Security

Microsoft adds per-app time limits to its parental controls

October 8, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Microsoft is following Apple and Google’s lead with today’s launch of per-app and per-game time limits in its parental control software. Already, the company allows parents to limit screen time across Windows 10, Xbox One and Android via the Microsoft […]