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Brazil ushers in open banking model

Brazil has taken another step towards further developing its financial services ecosystem by approving the implementation of open banking. The country’s central bank has also approved and issued guidelines to be considered while the model is implemented. By rolling out open banking regulations, Brazil hopes to increase competition and effectiveness of service provision while protecting personal data in line with… Read more →

Microsoft rolls out a new Windows 10 20H1 test build with broader dictation support

Credit: Microsoft On April 26, Microsoft rolled out a new Windows 10 20H1 test build, plus an update allowing Fast Ring testers who were blocked from getting the latest 20H1 build to now be able to run those builds going forward. Microsoft also announced today that it will be adding notification support for those using the Microsoft Your Phone app… Read more →

Slack files to goes public via direct listing on NYSE

Slack on Friday took the next step toward its much anticipated debut on the open market. As expected, the company filed to go public via a direct listing — in which existing shareholders sell stock to investors — rather than an initial public offering, and will trade on the New York Stock Exchange using the ticker symbol SK.  In its… Read more →

Amazon Prime one-day shipping plan will widen convenience gap with rivals

Amazon Prime vs Amazon Business: The differences, explained Amazon Business allows you to set up approval workflows if you’d like to be notified of purchases or have a supervisor approve any or all purchases through the platform. Special report Data, AI, IoT: The Future of Retail (free PDF) This ebook looks at the rise of e-commerce and the digital transformation… Read more →

Give Google Chrome a speed boost

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The new features that matter most Windows 10 version 1903, which will be officially dubbed the May 2019 Update, begins rolling out soon. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in yet another feature-packed … Source Article from Google Chrome a speed boost blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

Telecom giants battle bill which bans Internet service throttling for firefighters in emergencies

AT&T trials fixed-wireless 5G in Indiana AT&T has announced a trial of fixed-wireless 5G in South Bend, Indiana, utilising its full-fibre broadband network and millimetre-wave (mmWave) spectrum. Read more: Internet service providers (ISPs) and telecom firms are fighting a bill which would force them to provide unfettered broadband services and prevent them from throttling data use in emergency situations…. Read more →

Apple prepares fix for crippling App Store bug

Having problems downloading new or updated apps from the iOS App Store because you can’t dismiss the Terms & Conditions pop up? You’re not alone. Must read: iPhone battery draining fast after installing iOS 12.2? Here how to diagnose the problem and get more battery life The problem is a weird one. You try to download a new or updated… Read more →

Amnesty International says ‘state sponsored’ hackers targeted Hong Kong base

EU rethinks relationship with China as new corporate espionage case surfaces A new case of suspected Chinese industrial espionage highlights Europe’s tricky balancing act between exploiting opportunities in China and guarding against the theft of technology back home. Amnesty International’s Hong Kong office has been hit with a cyberattack that the group says is the work of a state-sponsored team… Read more →

Microsoft has become the third US company to achieve a trillion-dollar valuation

Microsoft CEO Nadella: Windows 10 is an IoT play too Windows 10 is a key part of Microsoft’s plan to be more of an Internet of things player. The catch is that few people see Microsoft putting the pieces together. Read More Following Microsoft’s excellent third-quarter financial results, the company’s share price climbed high enough to push its market capitalization… Read more →

Facebook’s latest privacy scandals open regulator floodgates

Facebook owns up to yet another security blunder The social network harvested 1.5 million user email contacts without permission. Facebook’s damage control teams must be busy these days with data scandal after scandal appearing out of the woodwork on what seems to be a monthly basis — all of which are gaining the interest of regulators worldwide. The Cambridge Analytica… Read more →