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Microsoft will soon block the installing of desktop apps on windows 10

Microsoft is currently testing a new functionality in Windows 10 that prevents you from installing any desktop apps – unless they come from the official store. The latest Windows Insider preview build of Windows 10 includes options to only allow apps from the Windows Store,...

Wikipedia goes data-free in Iraq

Mobile internet is available everywhere but the price can be expensive. As part of the Wikipedia Zero scheme that has operated in 59 countries around the world since 2012, the organization has announced that Access to Wikipedia will not incur mobile data charges to customers...

AI Threat Prediction Platform Detects Cyberattacks in Real Time

AI AI has made great strides in things like computer vision. A new artificial intelligence SaaS application was introduced at the RSA Conference 2017. The new Threat Prediction Platform by PatternEx is human-assisted. It’s been proven that this approach produces around five times less false positives...

Apple expands in Microsoft’s backyard

Apple is growing its team in Seattle by creating a new hub for artificial intelligence research reports CNBC. Apple’s expansion will also bolster a relationship with researchers at the University of Washington, which on Thursday announced a $1 million endowment named after Carlos Guestrin, a...

Verizon to buy Yahoo for $250m less as deal to go ahead despite data breaches

verizon Verizon will press ahead with plans to buy Yahoo despite the two historic data breaches the internet giant revealed it had suffered last year. The US telecoms giant Verizon has renegotiated its $4.8bn (£3.85bn) deal to buy Yahoo to pay around $250m less in the wake...

21% of British startups plan to open a European office due to Brexit

The vote to leave the EU left some start ups questioning where their future lies, particularly if they’re confronted with issues around employing foreign staff. Currently, One in every five UK start ups intends to open a European office due to Brexit, according to survey...

Microsoft celebrates 20 years of Visual Studio

Microsoft Microsoft announced  that it’s celebrating 20 years of Visual Studio, and in doing so, introduced a launch date for Visual Studio 2017, which will be available on March 7 Neowin reports. According to the Neowin, Visual Studio 97 was the first version of the IDE,...

Smart TV company accused for massive privacy violation

privacy A top smart TV manufacturer will pay state and federal authorities $2.5 million to settle claims it illegally tracked and sold data on customer’s viewing habits without their consent,  reports IT News. Vizio, which was acquired by Chinese electronics maker LeEco last year, has agreed...

Uber ordered to stop service in Argentina

Uber A judge in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has ordered Uber to be blocked. The ride-hailing company however told CNNTech that the app continues to operate normally and an appeals court will consider a nationwide ban. The ride-hailing company was told to stop business in Buenos Aires...

SAP aims to pull Europe out of ‘digital recession

SAP SAP, which recently raised its 2020 revenue goal aims to attain that objective partially by pulling Europe out of a “digital recession” — a time period coined by the Harvard Business Review to describe how, since 2008, the continent’s charge of change in digital evolution...