Software

Oracle Confirms TikTok ‘Technology Partner’ Deal

Oracle says TikTok parent ByteDance has chosen it to be the app's 'trusted technology partner' in the US, ahead of…

5 days ago

Apple Modifies App Store Rules Amidst In-App Payments Row

Apple changes App Store guidelines to respond to criticism over in-app payment restrictions, but Epic Games is still left out…

5 days ago

Palantir Opens Books To Investors Ahead Of NYSE Listing

Controversial loss-making data intelligence company to lay out its business to investors ahead of unusual direct listing on New York…

2 weeks ago

Npm Removes Data Theft Code

Popular JavaScript developer tool removes malicious package that tried to steal data, in latest attack on software supply chain

3 weeks ago

Microsoft Word Can Now Transcribe Audio

No more heavy keyboard pounding? Killer feature added, as Microsoft Word gains ability to transcribe audio conversations into document

3 weeks ago

Apple Tells Judge Fortnite Row ‘Of Epic’s Own Making’

Apple tells court Fortnite can return to App Store as soon as Epic removes its independent payment system, amidst antitrust…

4 weeks ago

Google Services Including Gmail Suffer Disruption

Rare event. Disruption around the globe after outage hits Google services including Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Docs on Thursday…

4 weeks ago

Mozilla To Axe Quarter Of Its Workforce

Jobs losses. 250 jobs to be axed at Firefox creator Mozilla, with Coronavirus being blamed for “significant restructuring”

1 month ago

Researchers Uncover Stuxnet-Style Flaw In Windows

The zero-day vulnerability affects the same Windows component used by Stuxnet to attack critical infrastructure when it was first appeared…

1 month ago

Microsoft Expands Teams Meetings To 20,000 People

Microsoft extends Teams amidst broad shift to remote working, with 'view-only' meetings up to 20,000 people and a new one-on-one…

1 month ago

Facebook Open Sources Python Code Check Tool

Pysa static analysis tool, developed to find security bugs in Instagram's huge codebase, can now be used to help secure…

1 month ago

Apple Stock Surge Makes It World’s Most Valuable Company

Apple shares rise 10 percent on blockbuster earnings, propelling it past Saudi Aramco to become world's most valuable listed company…

2 months ago

Scotland To Launch Own Coronavirus Tracing App

Scotland to develop Covid-19 contact tracing app based on software already used in Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, amidst…

2 months ago

Google Tightens Security For Meet Video Conferencing Tool

Securing video chats. New security features for Meet videoconferencing platform aims to halt uninvited users gate crashing meetings

2 months ago

Microsoft Cuts Jobs, But Doesn’t Disclose Numbers

Software giant remains coy about revealing scale of job cuts across its global operations, or even which roles have been…

2 months ago

Microsoft Project Freta Looks To Eradicate Undetected Malware

Demonstration technology carries out offline sweeps of Linux virtual machine snapshots at large scale to help organisations root out in-memory…

2 months ago

Facebook Code Changes Crashes Dozens Of iOS Apps – Again

Popular iPhone and iPad apps such as Spotify, Tinder, TikTok and Waze offline for hours after Facebook makes changes to…

2 months ago

Apple Reconfigures Macs To Block Adware

Apple will no longer allow user profiles to be installed on Macs without user interaction, in move targeting 'plague of…

3 months ago

The Shape Of IT In A Post COVID-19 World

Global IT spend is projected to contract 8% in 2020, according to Gartner. Gartner expects IT priorities to move away…

3 months ago

WWDC 2020: Apple Redesigns Desktop, Mobile Software

Mac desktop gets an iPad-like look, iPhones can now unlock cars and the Apple Watch gets customiseable watch faces, amongst…

3 months ago

WWDC 2020: Apple Drops Intel Chips In Favour Of ARM

Apple shifts to its own custom silicon for the Mac, bringing it into line with iPhone and iPad and promising…

3 months ago

Researchers Find Weaknesses In Apple-Google Trace Tech

Apple and Google's coronavirus contact-tracing framework fails to accurately log exposures on a commuter bus, Dublin academic study finds

3 months ago

NHS Says Apple-Google Contact Tracing Tech ‘Inaccurate’

Technology developed by Apple and Google for use by contact-tracing apps is unable to accurately determine how far away other…

3 months ago

Apple’s App Store ‘Facilitates More Than $500bn’ In Trade Worldwide

Apple says App Store facilitates more than half a trillion dollars in worldwide trade, with the lion's share being physical…

3 months ago

Norway Shuts Down Contact Tracing App After Data Warning

Norway's health authority says it will pause data collection and delete all collected data after country's data regulator says the…

3 months ago

GitLab Bolsters DevSecOps With Peach Tech, Fuzzit Acquisitions

GitLab to integrate Peach Tech and Fuzzit fuzz-testing into its DevOps lifecycle tool, helping developers to catch security bugs earlier…

3 months ago

Apple Project Aims To Improve Password Managers

Apple's open source Password Manager Resources project includes site-specific data aimed at improving compatibility of third-party password tools

3 months ago

Google Adds Covid-19 Travel Alerts To Maps

Users will now receive data on how crowded trains and stations are likely to be and alerts on restrictions affecting…

3 months ago

Linux Mint Distances Itself From Canonical’s Snap

The popular Linux Mint distribution ends support for Canonical's Snap package manager, saying the system is comparable to proprietary software

3 months ago

Disappointed Investors Drive Slack Shares Down

Slack shares plummet after it reports steady revenue growth – but sees little benefit from coronavirus-related trend toward remote working

3 months ago