Software

Telegram agrees to share data with terror investigators, but won't help Russia decrypt messages

Telegram agrees to share data with terror investigators, but won't help Russia decrypt messages

Because the War on Terror never stops, apparently.
By Bradley Barth Aug 31 2018, 11:10AM
Android spyware BusyGasper has many features, but few known victims

Android spyware BusyGasper has many features, but few known victims

A newly discovered mobile malware implant nicknamed BusyGasper might leave a few Android users breathless, if they knew about the unusual set of features the spyware uses to snoop on them.
By Bradley Barth Aug 31 2018, 11:08AM
Microsoft's AI-powered Sketch2Code can build apps from whiteboard sketches

Microsoft's AI-powered Sketch2Code can build apps from whiteboard sketches

Sketch2Code tool is available on GitHub and offers an automated service for web and app design.
By a Staff Writer Aug 31 2018, 10:26AM
Email attacks on the rise, say 80% of businesses

Email attacks on the rise, say 80% of businesses

Impersonation attacks have increased 80 percent quarter on quarter, according to a new report.
By Mark Mayne Aug 30 2018, 11:50AM
Microsoft Windows task manager contains local privilege escalation vulnerability

Microsoft Windows task manager contains local privilege escalation vulnerability

A vulnerability in Microsoft Windows task manager could allow a local user to gain elevated (SYSTEM) privileges.
By Robert Able Aug 30 2018, 11:48AM
You can now apply for a blue tick on Instagram

You can now apply for a blue tick on Instagram

Becoming verified on Instagram has just become a whole lot easier.
By a Staff Writer Aug 30 2018, 11:29AM
Microsoft adds automated transcription to OneDrive

Microsoft adds automated transcription to OneDrive

AI and machine-learning tools aim to make it easier to search for audio and video files.
By a Staff Writer Aug 30 2018, 10:40AM
Facebook bans MyPersonality app, notifies 4 million users affected, follows purging of suspect accounts

Facebook bans MyPersonality app, notifies 4 million users affected, follows purging of suspect accounts

And notifies 4 million users affected, follows purging of suspect accounts.
By Teri Robinson Aug 29 2018, 1:39PM
How to: Get back into Windows if you get locked out

How to: Get back into Windows if you get locked out

Locked out of your Windows 10 account? Here's how you can hack your way back in.
By Will Stapely Aug 29 2018, 11:47AM
These are officially the most hated email phrases

These are officially the most hated email phrases

Adobe survey reveals the most annoying things to include in messages to colleagues.
By a Staff Writer Aug 29 2018, 10:46AM
Facebook is secretly rating your trustworthiness

Facebook is secretly rating your trustworthiness

Facebook has hidden reputation system thank ranks users in its battle against fake news
By a Staff Writer Aug 28 2018, 1:21PM
Microsoft's AI can create decent Chinese poetry from just a few images

Microsoft's AI can create decent Chinese poetry from just a few images

Will machine learning join the literary canon?
By a Staff Writer Aug 28 2018, 1:21PM
How to mute someone on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter  without them knowing

How to mute someone on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter without them knowing

Kill notifications and silence annoying people without ditching or blocking them
By a Staff Writer Aug 28 2018, 1:21PM
Google tracks user data even when they go 'Incognito'

Google tracks user data even when they go 'Incognito'

The company claims that the Chrome feature lets users browse privately.
By a Staff Writer Aug 24 2018, 9:08AM
Facebook pulls Onavo app after violating Apple's privacy rules

Facebook pulls Onavo app after violating Apple's privacy rules

Apple asked Facebook to "voluntarily" delist the app as it collects data on other smartphone software.
By a Staff Writer Aug 24 2018, 8:57AM
Acronis True Image 2019 adds user-friendly recovery toolkit, cleanup tool

Acronis True Image 2019 adds user-friendly recovery toolkit, cleanup tool

Acronis has launched Acronis True Image 2019 for Windows and Mac, a major new release of its popular local and cloud backup tool.
By Nick Peers Aug 23 2018, 9:43AM
WinDynamicDesktop will transition your Windows 10 wallpaper from day to night

WinDynamicDesktop will transition your Windows 10 wallpaper from day to night

Since OS X and Windows 10 implemented a ‘dark mode’, we spend far longer with this option than the traditional lighter desktop as it’s better on our eyes.
By Chris Wiles Aug 23 2018, 9:43AM
Parallels releases Desktop 14 for Mac and it’s Mojave ready

Parallels releases Desktop 14 for Mac and it’s Mojave ready

Although we’re keen Mac users, most of our work is produced for the Windows operating system.
By Chris Wiles Aug 23 2018, 9:43AM
Slack now worth a whopping $US7bn

Slack now worth a whopping $US7bn

Communication platform has just completed a $US427 million investment round.
By a Staff Writer Aug 23 2018, 8:44AM
Netflix plans to interrupt your binge session with adverts

Netflix plans to interrupt your binge session with adverts

Say goodbye to ad-free Netflix binges as the platform tests show adverts.
By Vaughn Highfield Aug 22 2018, 9:42AM