Software

Microsoft retires Cortana mobile app
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voice assistant

Microsoft retires Cortana mobile app

Cortana is to continue 'its evolution as a productivity assistant'
1 Apr 2021
IBM offers quantum industry’s first developer certification
Quantum Computing
Network & Internet

IBM offers quantum industry’s first developer certification

The company hopes this it help companies and research institutions get their workforce “quantum-ready"
31 Mar 2021
Nine best productivity apps to optimize your workflow
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productivity

Nine best productivity apps to optimize your workflow

Kick your work into overdrive with our nine best productivity apps
31 Mar 2021
Epic files complaint against Apple with UK's competition watchdog
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Policy & legislation

Epic files complaint against Apple with UK's competition watchdog

The firm argues that Apple's App Store rules are "a clear violation of the UK Competition Act of 1998"
31 Mar 2021
Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app
Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app
document management systems (DMS)

Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app

The app takes photos of your bills, receipts and papers and AI organises them into Google Drive
31 Mar 2021
How to become a developer: A beginner’s guide
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Development

How to become a developer: A beginner’s guide

Seven stepping stones to building a successful career in development
30 Mar 2021
Apple's online-only WWDC 2021 will kick off on 7 June
Apple WWDC 2021 to go ahead in June
operating systems

Apple's online-only WWDC 2021 will kick off on 7 June

Announcements, sessions and labs set to be made available online at no cost for developers
30 Mar 2021
How to factory reset Windows 10
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operating systems

How to factory reset Windows 10

If your Windows 10 system isn't playing ball, you can reset it back to its factory conditions
30 Mar 2021
Uber to offer electric vehicles to London customers
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Technology

Uber to offer electric vehicles to London customers

The ride-sharing platform won't charge customers extra for using Uber Green, but journeys need to start in 'Zone 1'
29 Mar 2021
How to unroot Android
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Google Android

How to unroot Android

If you've rooted your Android device, here’s how to get everything back to normal
26 Mar 2021
Amazon and Red Hat partner on bringing OpenShift to AWS
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containers

Amazon and Red Hat partner on bringing OpenShift to AWS

The ROSA managed service makes it easier to build, scale and managed Kubernetes clusters on AWS
26 Mar 2021
How computer viruses spread and how to avoid them
computer virus
malware

How computer viruses spread and how to avoid them

You know that computer viruses can be a nightmare; here's how they spread from one computer to the next
26 Mar 2021
Red Hat drops support for Free Software Foundation following return of Richard Stallman
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open source

Red Hat drops support for Free Software Foundation following return of Richard Stallman

The FSF founder has been reappointed to the board two years after he was forced to resign over comments relating to the Jeffrey Epstein case
26 Mar 2021
Seven skills you need to become a front-end developer
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Careers & training

Seven skills you need to become a front-end developer

Here are the credentials needed to create an engaging and interactive website
25 Mar 2021
Microsoft launches bug bounty programme for Teams
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bugs

Microsoft launches bug bounty programme for Teams

The programme will award bug hunters up to $30,000 for the most severe exploits
25 Mar 2021
Slack abandons external message invites over harassment concerns
Slack's new external direct messaging service
business communications

Slack abandons external message invites over harassment concerns

New tool could be used to send bulk malicious messages to external users
25 Mar 2021
What is the Swift programming language?
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programming languages

What is the Swift programming language?

Apple’s purpose-built language works across iOS, macOS, iPadOS and more
24 Mar 2021
UK watchdog takes Norton to court over auto-renewing contracts
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Business operations

UK watchdog takes Norton to court over auto-renewing contracts

The antivirus provider refused to provide information for the CMA's ongoing investigation
24 Mar 2021
ServiceNow acquires RPA platform Intellibot
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automation

ServiceNow acquires RPA platform Intellibot

The India-based startup will boost the software company’s automation capabilities
23 Mar 2021
Call for Code seeks open-source solutions to help tackle climate change
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software development

Call for Code seeks open-source solutions to help tackle climate change

IBM's Call For Code 2021 offers startups $200,000 and mentorship through the Linux Foundation
22 Mar 2021
Zoom launches new video SDK capabilities for developers
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video conferencing

Zoom launches new video SDK capabilities for developers

A new developer subscription service could lead to new apps and games on the video conferencing platform
22 Mar 2021
Four steps to field service excellence
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Whitepaper

Four steps to field service excellence

How to thrive in the experience economy
22 Mar 2021
Google Threadit is a TikTok-like short video platform for professionals
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video conferencing

Google Threadit is a TikTok-like short video platform for professionals

The company hopes the tool will put an end to back-to-back meetings and lengthy chat discussions
19 Mar 2021
VMware buys Mesh7 in cloud security push
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cloud security

VMware buys Mesh7 in cloud security push

The move will better enable VMware to monitor cloud application traffic between virtual machines
19 Mar 2021