Software

Jay-Z's streaming service discloses breach

Jay-Z's streaming service discloses breach

In denying accusations that it manipulated its subscriber statistics, Jay-Z-owned music streaming platform TIDAL instead has disclosed a potential data breach, according to various industry reports.
By Bradley Barth May 24 2018, 11:04AM
Researchers find abundance of legitimate apps used to stalk intimate partners

Researchers find abundance of legitimate apps used to stalk intimate partners

Researchers from Cornell Tech, NYU, Technion, Cornell University, and Hunter College conducted what was described as the first large-scale study of apps used by stalkers to track their intimate partners.
By Robert Abel May 24 2018, 11:04AM
Instagram now lets you mute people from your feed and Stories - here's how

Instagram now lets you mute people from your feed and Stories - here's how

You can now stop someone's Instagram posts appearing in your feed without having to unfollow them.
By Staff Writer May 24 2018, 10:27AM
App of the week: G30

App of the week: G30

Lose your mind in this innovative puzzle game that’s all about someone else losing theirs.
By Craig Grannell May 23 2018, 12:32PM
Head2Head: LibreOffice 6 vs Microsoft Office

Head2Head: LibreOffice 6 vs Microsoft Office

The latest version of our favourite free office suite introduces a ton of features – but can it stand up against Microsoft?
By Jonathan Parkyn May 22 2018, 10:27AM
Microsoft buys conversational AI startup Semantic Machines

Microsoft buys conversational AI startup Semantic Machines

Machine learning firm to make Cortana and Azure Bot Services better at chatting.
By Staff Writer May 22 2018, 8:54AM
Lego’s app-controlled Batmobile could be 2018’s must-have toy

Lego’s app-controlled Batmobile could be 2018’s must-have toy

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By Matt Tate May 21 2018, 11:55AM
Chrome is going to stop telling you if a website is 'Secure'

Chrome is going to stop telling you if a website is 'Secure'

Google's browser will also begin to flash warnings about HTTP websites.
By Staff Writer May 21 2018, 10:11AM
Google guns for Spotify with new YouTube Music service

Google guns for Spotify with new YouTube Music service

YouTube Music will tap into enormous collection of music videos.
By Thomas McMullan May 18 2018, 11:04AM
Best free email backup tools

Best free email backup tools

A look at some of the easiest to use tools for saving your essential data.
By Wayne Williams May 18 2018, 10:54AM
Bookchoice - the 'Netflix of books' - launches in Australia

Bookchoice - the 'Netflix of books' - launches in Australia

For a small monthly cost, new service aims to slowly build a library of audio and eBooks.
By David Hollingworth May 17 2018, 11:58AM
There are no age restrictions for gambling in video games, despite potential risks to children

There are no age restrictions for gambling in video games, despite potential risks to children

Gambling via mobile devices or mobile games has remained largely unregulated in Australia.
By Joshua Krook May 17 2018, 11:50AM
SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018 promises full Office 2016 compatibility, debuts optional ribbon interface

SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018 promises full Office 2016 compatibility, debuts optional ribbon interface

Why pay a monthly subscription for Office software?
By Nick Peers May 17 2018, 11:43AM
PDF exploit built to combine zero-day Windows and Adobe Reader bugs

PDF exploit built to combine zero-day Windows and Adobe Reader bugs

A privilege escalation vulnerability patched last week in Microsoft Windows and an Adobe Reader remote code execution bug fixed in a product update were both jointly targeted by a PDF-based zero-day exploit.
By Bradley Barth May 17 2018, 11:31AM
StalinLocker deletes data if you don't enter the right code in time

StalinLocker deletes data if you don't enter the right code in time

Ransomware is under development that gives victims 10 minutes to enter a code and will delete the contents of a hard drive in the event of failure.
By Rene Millman May 17 2018, 11:31AM
The AI-powered Google News app is now available on iOS

The AI-powered Google News app is now available on iOS

Google's revamped News app uses machine learning to surface articles it thinks you'll be interested in.
By Thomas McMullan May 17 2018, 10:39AM
John McAfee goes "on the run" from the SEC

John McAfee goes "on the run" from the SEC

Controversial tech magnate claims the agency carries out "assassination [and] kidnapping".
By Staff Writer May 17 2018, 9:11AM
Adobe releases more updates following Patch Tuesday fixes

Adobe releases more updates following Patch Tuesday fixes

After patching a confusion flaw in Flash last week, Adobe today issued security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows and MacOS.
By Robert Abel May 16 2018, 11:43AM
Kaspersky Lab moving core infrastructure from Russia to Switzerland

Kaspersky Lab moving core infrastructure from Russia to Switzerland

Responding to Western government bans on its products due to percieved proximity to the Russian government, Kaspersky Lab says that by the end of 2019, data from customers in Europe will be stored and processed in Zurich.
By SC Staff May 16 2018, 11:43AM
Google introduces Google One: Drive with cheaper storage and more features

Google introduces Google One: Drive with cheaper storage and more features

The overhauled service is being rolled out in the US over the coming months.
By Edward Munn May 16 2018, 10:21AM