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IT investments in Brazil surpass world average

Brazil has seen a return to growth in IT investments in 2018 with numbers surpassing global average spend, according to data released by the Brazilian Association of Software Companies (ABES) and IDC. IT spending for 2018 in Brazil went up 9.8 percent, reaching $47 billion, according to the research. This compares to the initial predictions of 4.1 percent growth for… Read more →

Microsoft women’s complaints of harassment and discrimination getting more attention: Report

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may be giving it his all to change Microsoft’s culture, but some things are hard to change. Sexual harassment and discrimination are among those things, and claims of complaints about these issues going unanswered have reared up inside the company. A Quartz report published April 4 cites an email chain started March 20 that has gone… Read more →

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The new features that matter most

The ultimate MacBook accessory: The Anker 7-in-1 USB-C hub If you’re an owner of a newer MacBook, then you’ll know that your choice of ports has dwindled down to, well, USB-C ports. But fear not! This doesn’t mean that you need to buy new accessories. … Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/windows-10-update-the-new-features-that-matter-most/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The new features that matter mosthttps://www.zdnet.com/pictures/windows-10-update-the-new-features-that-matter-most/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest… Read more →

Microsoft plans to make its Kaizala group-messaging service part of Teams

Credit: Microsoft Microsoft’s Kaizala messaging service for large-group communication is on its way to becoming part of Microsoft’s Teams group-chat product. Kaizala is phone-number based and includes mobile app versions for iPhone and Android phones. It fits into Microsoft’s strategy to try to get more firstline workers to use its products and services.  Kaizala began as a Microsoft Garage incubation… Read more →

Windows 10 Home edition users are big winners as Microsoft overhauls its update process

Here’s how Microsoft can fix its Windows 10 update issues ZDNet’s Ed Bott and Mary Jo Foley make some proposals that could help Microsoft solve for its Windows 10 version 1809 issues in the future. We should have charged Microsoft a consulting day rate. Over the past four years, Microsoft has tinkered with its Windows 10 update mechanism, offering minor… Read more →

iOS 12.2: iPhone tips, tricks, and shortcuts you need to know

How to switch from iPhone to Android without losing too much time, sleep, and your data! There’s good news and bad news. The good news is that you can switch, but the bad news is that the longer you’ve been using an iPhone, and the more you’ve made use of Apple’s features and … Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/ios-12-2-iphone-tips-tricks-and-shortcuts-you-need-to-know/#ftag=RSSbaffb68iOS 12.2: iPhone… Read more →

iOS 12.2: iPhone tips, tricks, and shortcuts you need to know

How to switch from iPhone to Android without losing too much time, sleep, and your data! There’s good news and bad news. The good news is that you can switch, but the bad news is that the longer you’ve been using an iPhone, and the more you’ve made use of Apple’s features and … Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/ios-12-2-iphone-tips-tricks-and-shortcuts-you-need-to-know/#ftag=RSSbaffb68iOS 12.2: iPhone… Read more →

Researcher publishes Google Chrome exploit

A security researcher has published today proof-of-concept code for an unpatched Google Chrome vulnerability. The security flaw has been fixed in V8, Chrome’s JavaScript engine, but the fix has not yet reached the browser’s stable version –v73– the one used by an estimated over one billion users. Chrome’s patch delay problem The exploit code was put together by István Kurucsai,… Read more →

Pharmaceutical giant Bayer targeted by cyberattack, threat ‘contained’

UK on Huawei: New engineering flaws found, old vulnerabilities haven’t been fixed yet Board that oversees Huawei security in the UK offers only ‘limited assurance’ that risk to national security can be mitigated. Bayer has revealed an attempt to compromise the company’s networks through a cyberattack but has assured interested parties that the breach has been contained. The German drug… Read more →

Georgia Tech reveals data breach, 1.3 million records exposed

Commonwealth floats increased penalties for privacy breaches Consultation pencilled in for second half of 2019 — on the other side of the upcoming federal election. The Georgia Institute of Technology has revealed a data breach which has potentially exposed information belonging to 1.3 million employees and students. This week, Georgia Tech said the security failure occurred due to a web… Read more →

MIT cuts ties with Huawei, ZTE, cites federal investigations

How digital devices and services will help transform the NHS The health service is faced with increasing demand for its services combined with underfunding. Can it use technology to reinvent itself? The US Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has axed collaborative ties with Huawei and ZTE over US federal investigations currently underway relating to the alleged violation of sanctions. Richard… Read more →