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Mozilla's 2017 expenses grew twice the rate of revenue

Mozilla’s 2017 expenses grew twice the rate of revenue Mozilla’s revenue in 2017 increased by 8% over the year prior but expenses shot up more than twice that, by 17%, during the same period. Most of the $562 million in revenue for the Mozilla Foundation came from royalty payments, with the bulk of that […]

Review: Office 2019 is the best advertisement yet for Office 365

Review: Office 2019 is the best advertisement yet for Office 365 When Microsoft released Office 2019 for Windows this fall, it did so not with a bang, but a whisper. In years gone by, Microsoft typically trumpeted new Office releases with great fanfare and hoopla, but this time it released a blog post or […]

Apple puts its money where its mouth is for more women in tech

Apple puts its money where its mouth is for more women in tech Apple is trying to do something positive to help end the gender gap in the technology industry with a new scheme to support women entrepreneurs building businesses around apps. Making a difference Apple’s Entrepreneur Camp will consist of an intensive technology […]

WeWork halts rollout of Alexa for Business

WeWork halts rollout of Alexa for Business One of Amazon’s flagship Alexa for Business customers – office rental company WeWork – has reportedly called time on its trial of the virtual assistant technology. WeWork was highlighted as an early adopter of the technology when Alexa for Business was launched at Amazon’s Re:Invent conference last […]

Pixel Slate vs. Pixelbook: The productivity conundrum

Pixel Slate vs. Pixelbook: The productivity conundrum So maybe you’ve heard: Google’s got a new high-end Pixel product that’s finally ready for us productivity-hunting primates to purchase. The product is curiously tough to define. It’s a tablet, but probably not like any other tablet you’ve used before. It’s a laptop, but only kinda — […]

New cumulative updates for Win10 1803 and 1709 — and a taste of what might be right in 1809

New cumulative updates for Win10 1803 and 1709 — and a taste of what might be right in 1809 We may be witnessing a Patch Festivus Miracle in the making. The powers-that-be in Redmond have slowed down the relentless pace of Win10 updates and, at least in the case of the latest version of […]

Sirin to ship its first blockchain-enabled smartphone

Sirin to ship its first blockchain-enabled smartphone Swiss-based Sirin Labs plans to ship its first blockchain-enabled smartphone on Thursday; the device will give users a secure method to access cryptocurrency exchanges, store their digital currency offline and exchange encrypted communications with other users. Announced earlier this year, Sirin’s Finney smartphone will come with a […]

WhatsApp at work: Companies grapple with a popular ad hoc tool

WhatsApp at work: Companies grapple with a popular ad hoc tool Popular consumer technology often makes the jump from the personal to the professional. AOL Instant Messenger, the iPhone and Facebook, for example, started off as consumer apps and devices and quickly gained ground in the office. More recently, WhatsApp, the messaging app now […]