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GitHub security alerts now support Java and .NET projects

October 18, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Code hosting service GitHub has updated its platform this week, and among the many developer-centric changes, the company also rolled out three new security features for project owners. The most important of these new security improvements is the expansion of […]


Hardware, Software, Tech

Google Has Yet Again Turned an Antitrust Ruling Into a New Money-Making Opportunity

October 17, 2018

Via: Fortune

Google has announced how it will change its relationships with Android phone manufacturers, in order to comply with the European Union’s big antitrust ruling against it. And, in line with its previous tactics, the changes it’s introducing will give Google […]


Software, Tech

Adobe XD now lets you prototype voice apps 

October 15, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Adobe XD, the company’s platform for designing and prototyping user interfaces and experiences, is adding support for a different kind of application to its lineup: voice apps. Those could be applications that are purely voice-based — maybe for Alexa or […]


Software, Tech

Why Belgium’s Defense Department Is Planning to Sue Google

September 28, 2018

Via: Fortune

Belgium’s defense department asked Google to remove sensitive military images from Google Maps’ satellite views. But Google (GOOGL, -0.45%) has not complied, and now the defense department is planning to sue the tech giant, Reuters reports. Many countries have come […]


Software, Tech

Apple Expands Push Into Corporate Sales By Partnering With Salesforce

September 24, 2018

Via: Fortune

Apple and Salesforce have entered into a broad partnership that includes developing technology together and promoting each other’s products. The alliance, announced Monday to coincide with Salesforce’s annual Dreamforce developer conference in San Francisco, pairs a consumer technology giant with […]


Software, Tech

PayPal debuts Funds Now, instant payouts for sellers on its platform

September 11, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

PayPal, now with 19.5 million businesses and 250 million customers using its payment rails to sell and buy goods and services, is today taking the wraps off a new feature that it hopes will bring more transactions to its platform. […]


Software, Tech

Google open-sources internal tool for finding font-related security bugs

September 4, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Google has open-sourced an internal tool that can help security researchers find security bugs in font display (rasterization) components. The tool is named BrokenType and is the work of Google Project Zero security engineer Mateusz Jurczyk, one of the leading […]


Software, Tech

Facebook violates Apple’s data-gathering rules, pulls VPN from App Store

August 23, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Facebook is the latest company to violate Apple’s new app guidelines surrounding data collection. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Facebook pulled Onavo Protect, a VPN app, from Apple’s App Store after the iPhone maker determined that […]


Mobility, Software, Tech

Google: Expect Android Pie Go on new phones this fall with more storage space

August 16, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Android 9.0 Pie is so far only available for Pixel and the Essential PH1 phones, but the Go edition of Android Pie is also coming soon with improvements for ultra-cheap smartphones. Google has announced its Go edition of Android Pie, […]


Software, Tech

Twitter suspends Alex Jones for urging people to keep “battle rifles” ready

August 15, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

After holding out for a few weeks, Twitter joined the chorus of social media and tech giants that have punished conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for questionable content. Twitter suspended Jones from his account on Tuesday after he tweeted out a […]