Software

Apple reportedly ramps up search engine development
iOS

Apple reportedly ramps up search engine development

Apple risks losing $12 billion in annual revenue if Google contract isn’t renewed due to antitrust restrictions
29 Oct 2020
UK contact-tracing apps to start sharing data
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Development

UK contact-tracing apps to start sharing data

UK gov is in talks with NCSC to ensure the process is secure and reliable
29 Oct 2020
UK records a 16% increase in new tech startups
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startups

UK records a 16% increase in new tech startups

RSM credits the growth to an increase in demand for technology to support remote working
28 Oct 2020
Microsoft releases Windows 10 update that kills Adobe Flash
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Software

Microsoft releases Windows 10 update that kills Adobe Flash

The irreversible installation strips the soon-to-be-retired Adobe Flash Player from Windows 10 and Windows Server
28 Oct 2020
Viasat and CDW win NATO contract for the agile C3 project
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agile development

Viasat and CDW win NATO contract for the agile C3 project

The initiative will empower ARRC headquarters with superior decision-making and cross-domain integration
27 Oct 2020
Microsoft Office for iPad gets mouse and trackpad support
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office for iPad gets mouse and trackpad support

The iOS app update also brings a new start screen and a ribbon of feature menus
27 Oct 2020
Microsoft partners with Adobe and c3.ai to launch Salesforce rival
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customer relationship management (CRM)

Microsoft partners with Adobe and c3.ai to launch Salesforce rival

C3 AI CRM is touted as the next generation of CRM that can harness mountains of data to give unique insights
27 Oct 2020
BT ditches Yammer in favour of Facebook Workplace
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digital transformation

BT ditches Yammer in favour of Facebook Workplace

The company has already seen three million reactions and 970,000 comments on the B2B communications platform
27 Oct 2020
Zoom starts rolling out end-to-end encryption for all users
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Security

Zoom starts rolling out end-to-end encryption for all users

A technical preview is available now, but Zoom has warned that it will block certain functions such as cloud recording and live transcription
27 Oct 2020
Ten free ways to speed up Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

Ten free ways to speed up Windows 10

Not ready to shell out for a new SSD? Here are some free tips you can try to speed up Windows 10
26 Oct 2020
Hybrid cloud complexity fuelling appetite for automation, says Puppet CTO
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automation

Hybrid cloud complexity fuelling appetite for automation, says Puppet CTO

The software firm hopes the launch of its compliance automation tool will serve as a time-saver for CIOs
23 Oct 2020
Airbnb taps former Apple design chief Jony Ive for product revamp
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Business operations

Airbnb taps former Apple design chief Jony Ive for product revamp

The multi-year partnership will also see Ive help overhaul Airbnb's internal design team
22 Oct 2020
Slack stock downgraded as lockdown growth stalls
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business software

Slack stock downgraded as lockdown growth stalls

Any benefits the communications platform saw in Q1 largely disappeared by the summer, according to Morgan Stanley
22 Oct 2020
Best MDM solutions 2020
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mobile device management (MDM)

Best MDM solutions 2020

We list some of the best enterprise MDM tools available for securing your corporate devices
21 Oct 2020
Microsoft Edge arrives on Linux in preview
web browser

Microsoft Edge arrives on Linux in preview

The Chromium-based web browser is now supported on all major desktop and mobile operating systems
21 Oct 2020
Parallels Desktop brings Windows 10 apps to Chromebooks
operating systems

Parallels Desktop brings Windows 10 apps to Chromebooks

The integration allows enterprise users to run full-featured Windows apps on their devices, as well as share files and documents
21 Oct 2020
VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?
virtualisation

VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?

Choosing a virtualisation tool can be tricky, so we've pitted two of the most popular head-to-head
20 Oct 2020
What is ethical AI?
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artificial intelligence (AI)

What is ethical AI?

How do we define what a 'good outcome' is when it comes to algorithms?
20 Oct 2020
Killed by Google
business apps

Killed by Google

Still mourning Picasa or Reader? Try these free alternatives to the many programs, services and apps Google has abandoned in recent years
20 Oct 2020
Microsoft releases two emergency Windows patches
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Security

Microsoft releases two emergency Windows patches

Windows Codecs Library and Visual Studio Code are afflicted with remote code execution flaws
19 Oct 2020
Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 launches with PCIe support
Hardware

Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 launches with PCIe support

The CM4 is available in 32 variants with pricing starting at just $25
19 Oct 2020
Don’t look to the stars for app reviews
Mobile

Don’t look to the stars for app reviews

The fixing of review scores in app stores is a major problem
17 Oct 2020
Why I’m getting cold feet over the lack of tech conferences
Business strategy

Why I’m getting cold feet over the lack of tech conferences

Let’s talk about socks, baby
16 Oct 2020