Tag: software

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

AT&T Announces 3 More Cities That Will Get 5G This Year

July 20, 2018

Via: Fortune

AT&T plans to launch 5G mobile service in Charlotte, Raleigh, and Oklahoma City before the end of the year, the company announced Friday. The locations are part of a 12-city roll out the carrier has committed to for 2018. Dallas, […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft Previews Windows 10 IoT Core Services

July 19, 2018

Via: InfoQ

Microsoft is previewing a new paid service for its Windows 10 IoT Core OS that enables managed device updates and device health assessment. Additionally, the new service will guarantee a 10 year support lifespan for each version of the OS […]

Cybersecurity, Security

Google slapped with $5 billion fine by EU for Android antitrust breach

July 18, 2018

Via: Mashable

European antitrust regulators have fined Google with a 4.34 billion euro ($5.04 billion) fine for abusing its position in the smartphone market to increase the dominance of its search engine, the European Commission announced in a statement Wednesday. Google was […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft counters Slack with a free version of Teams

July 13, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft introduced Teams in late 2016 as an alternative to Slack, the popular team collaboration tool. Since that time, Teams has been adopted by more than 200,000 businesses around the globe but hasn’t appealed to small outfits and freelancers due […]

Computing, Gadgets, Hardware, Mobile, Smartphones, Tablets

Apple may be launching a mountain of new hardware in the fall

July 12, 2018

Via: Mashable

We know that Apple is likely launching three new iPhones this year, and we know new MacBooks and iPads are probably on their way as well. But a new report from reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, via 9to5Mac, claims Apple will […]

Computing, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Operating Systems

Android Emulator Now Supports AMD Hardware Acceleration and Hyper-V on Windows

July 11, 2018

Via: InfoQ

The latest release of the Android Emulator for Windows aims thus to boost its performance when running on AMD processors or a Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor by bringing support for hardware accelerated enhancements that were previously only available for Intel processors. […]

Privacy, Security

‘We Look Forward to Improvements.’ Big Tech Plans to Fight Back Against California’s Sweeping New Data Privacy Law

July 2, 2018

Via: Fortune

Last week, the California state legislature passed a law that introduces almost European-grade privacy rules regarding the protection of people’s personal data. However, privacy advocates should not rest easy, as there’s still a chance that tech lobbyists could push back […]

Mobile, Mobile Apps

Apple rebuilds mapping app, but will still tap TomTom

June 29, 2018

Via: DailyMail

Apple is rebuilding the widely used mapping application on its iPhones with data gathered by its own fleet of sensor-equipped vans and with anonymous data from iPhone users that choose to share it. The firm has pledged to ‘take Maps […]

Cloud Computing

Google Cloud Platform: Project Planning and Budgets

June 29, 2018

Via: VMBlog

The Google Cloud Platform is a versatile and puissant service that grants developers the power they need to create compelling and robust programs. In many respects, it is an equalizer that makes teams of two seem like one hundred. Even […]

Mobile, Mobile Apps

Samsung Messages bug causing app to secretly send out photos from gallery

June 28, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

According to a number of users on Reddit, the Samsung Messages app appears to have a pretty serious bug that’s related to pictures stored locally on devices. As reported by the users, Samsung’s app is secretly sending out photos from […]