Microsoft starts its 'phased rollout' of Win10 1809, now controlled by a next-generation machine-learning model

Microsoft starts its ‘phased rollout’ of Win10 1809, now controlled by a next-generation machine-learning model Looks like Microsoft has upped its game on deploying the September-October-November-December 2018 Update for Windows 10, with forced upgrades on the menu. Yesterday evening, Microsoft updated the status of Win10 1809 to say: Current status of Windows, version 1809, […]

IBM calls time on Slack-rival Watson Workspace

IBM calls time on Slack-rival Watson Workspace IBM has decided to end support for its Watson Workspace team chat app, citing a lack of customer traction.  The decision follows the sale of IBM’s software assets –  including legacy collaboration applications such as IBM Notes, Domino and Connections – to Indian technology services provider HCL […]

'We need new privacy laws,' urges Apple CEO Tim Cook

‘We need new privacy laws,’ urges Apple CEO Tim Cook In a sidelong slap at the business model of Facebook, Google and others, Apple CEO Tim Cook has published an article in which he urges the U.S. government to put surveillance capitalists/data brokers under transparent legal oversight. Stand up for your rights “In 2019, […]

'We need new privacy laws' urges Apple CEO, Tim Cook

‘We need new privacy laws’ urges Apple CEO, Tim Cook In a sidelong slap at the business model of Facebook, Google and others, Apple CEO Tim Cook has published an article in which he urges the U.S. government to put surveillance capitalists/data brokers under transparent legal oversight. Stand up for your rights “In 2019, […]

Start-up Devvio claims its blockchain can handle 8M transactions a second

Start-up Devvio claims its blockchain can handle 8M transactions a second A start-up firm claims its highly efficient distributed ledger protocol can address all the major problems facing blockchain networks, including being able to scale for global financial business by executing up to eight million transactions per second (TPS). The new blockchain protocol, called […]

7 things Apple’s ex-iOS chief, Scott Forstall told us about product design

7 things Apple’s ex-iOS chief, Scott Forstall told us about product design Former Apple executive Scott Forstall recently spoke with thePhilosophy Talkshow, for a wide-ranging chat during which he offered rare insights into how Apple once thought about product design. Who is Scott Forstall? Stanford alumni, Scott Forstall began working with Steve Jobs back […]

Brave browser previews ad-replacement feature in latest Dev build

Brave browser previews ad-replacement feature in latest Dev build Brave Software on Tuesday previewed part of its unusual advertising model in a developer version of the Brave browser. The firm also said users of the browser will share between 15% and 70% of the revenue earned from its strategy, which relies on blocking websites’ […]

How collaboration apps foster digital transformation

How collaboration apps foster digital transformation Throughout enterprises large and small, collaboration apps and services are breaking down silos, connecting colleagues in more effective ways and resulting in stronger employee engagement. These tools are enabling companies to transition to a purely digital world and transform business operations with relative ease. To read this article […]

Chrome to take ad blocking worldwide in July

Chrome to take ad blocking worldwide in July Google plans to go global with Chrome’s ad-blocking in July, expanding the practice from North America and Europe, where it’s been in place for nearly a year. Beginning July 9, 2019, Chrome will … stop showing all ads on sites in any country that repeatedly display […]