Top news this week, 7th-11th of November 2016

Important announcements Microsoft fixes nasty Windows 10 security flaw that Google divulged Microsoft today patched a Windows vulnerability that was disclosed just over a week ago by researchers from Alphabet Inc.’s Google. The update tackles vulnerabilities in numerous versions of Windows (from Vista through Windows 10) that would let an attacker get control of your…

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Daily News – 11th of November 2016

What’s new Oculus will now deliver VR experiences on lower-end PCs As if PC-based VR headsets like the $600 Oculus Rift and the $800 HTC Vive weren’t already fairly expensive to begin with, they also require pricey high-end computers to power them, raising the cost of entry to roughly $2,000 at least. Oculus wants to…

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Daily News – 10th of November 2016

What’s new Yahoo admits some employees knew of massive hack in 2014 A Yahoo filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that at least some within the company were aware of the intrusion two years earlier. “An Independent Committee of the Board, advised by independent counsel and a forensic expert, is investigating, among…

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Daily News – 9th of November 2016

What’s new Microsoft fixes nasty Windows 10 security flaw that Google divulged Microsoft today patched a Windows vulnerability that was disclosed just over a week ago by researchers from Alphabet Inc.’s Google. The update tackles vulnerabilities in numerous versions of Windows (from Vista through Windows 10) that would let an attacker get control of your…

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Daily News – 7th of November 2016 & What happened this weekend

What’s new Google acquires team behind LeapDroid, a game-focused Android emulator The LeapDroid move could help Chromebooks play games, or make life easier for developers. It’s not clear just how the deal went down, although the team suggests that this isn’t a straight-up acquisition: LeapDroid is “not affiliated” with Google. However it happened, the move…

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Top news this week, 31th of October – 4th of November 2016

Important announcements The stakes are rising in Google’s antitrust fight with Europe Over the next two weeks the technology giant will respond to the various antitrust allegations by the European Commission. They come in three buckets: that Google abuses the dominance of its Android operating system (to which it has to respond by today); that…

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Daily News – 4th of November 2016

What’s new Adobe reveals an app that lets you add words that were never spoken Technology has been mesmerizing and slowly it is becoming incredibly unpredictable. Adobe is said to be working on software that will somewhat be like Photoshop but for audio. Code-named Project VoCo, it will offer the ability to add words that…

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Daily News – 3rd of November 2016

What’s new Google officially ends support for Eclipse Android Developer Tools in favor of Android Studio Google today said that it has stopped supporting and developing Google Android Developer Tools (ADT) plugin for the Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE). Android Studio is the official IDE for Android development, and now Google wants to push all…

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Daily News – 2nd of November 2016

What’s new Microsoft Research releases Concept Graph to help computers conceptualize in a humanlike fashion Today, Microsoft Research is publicly releasing its effort to tackle just one of the problems plaguing natural language understanding — knowledge. The company believes that background knowledge is one of the key separators between the way humans and machines understand…

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Daily News – 1st of November 2016

What’s new Twitter’s ‘muted words’ feature accidentally revealed Minutes after Twitter‘s ‘muted words’ feature was enabled, the company went and disabled it, sparking rumors that it was actually an accident. This new feature enabled account holders to block certain keywords and phrases from showing up on their feed. If the feature actually turns out to…

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