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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 […]


Editorial

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 […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google is making it easier than ever to keep track of your tabs in Chrome

September 20, 2019

Via: BGR

If you’ve ever opened more than a few tabs while browsing the internet on Chrome, you know how easy it is to lose track of them all. By the time you get to 10 or 12 tabs, all you can […]


Mobile Apps

Google borrows dating app feature to recommend personalized movies and shows

September 6, 2019

Via: TechSpot

“Starting today in the U.S., when you search for things like “good shows to watch” or “what to watch” on mobile, you can tap the start button in the “Top picks for you” carousel to begin rating TV shows and […]


Editorial

Ready or Not, Voice Assistants Are Taking Over the Workplace

September 3, 2019

Via: Kelly Redmond

Tight on time? Still need to schedule that meeting next Friday and follow-up on an important email? Not to worry! Get it all done in seconds, without moving a finger—use only voice commands. Unless workers immersed themselves in a chapter […]


Software Security

Avast and French police stop cryptomining worm, disinfect 850,000 computers

September 2, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Retadup is a malicious worm—self-replicating malware—that surreptitiously uses a computer’s processor to mine cryptocurrency, which generates money for the operators. It’s also able to run other types of malware, such as ransomware, and is commonly spread via attachments, file-sharing networks […]