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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...

Facebook rolls out safer logins with a security key

security key Facebook is adding a new feature that will help protect users from getting their accounts compromised. Users can now use a security key to authenticate their identity during the login process. If you use a security key, hackers won’t be able to get into your Facebook...

Twitter is shutting down its business app, Twitter Dashboard

Twitter Twitter Dashboard, the app aimed at business users, is shutting down on February 3 — just over seven months since it was launched. However, its demise may not be so bad for the larger Twitter community. Twitter released the new app called Dashboard which was designed to help businesses make...

Evolution of enterprise mobility will continue in 2017

Internet of things With businesses more commonly embracing mobile-centric strategies throughout 2016, it’s easy to view the past year as a tipping point where companies became serious about mobility. However this doesn’t mean that innovation in enterprise mobility is going to slow down, and 2017 should see the...

Technology firms team up to curb ‘terrorist content.’

online terrorism Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and You tube have embarked on a move to curb online terrorism responding to pressure from governments around the world. The announcement by Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and Google-owned YouTube aims to use “digital fingerprints” to block or remove violent content or efforts...

Deloitte gravitate investment in the Internet of Things

Google The Internet of Things (IoT) has rapidly assumed the status of a business mega-trend. While some forward-thinking businesses, government agencies and other organisations have already taken the first steps in implementing IoT components, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer amount of data...

Interview: Hootsuite’s CEO Lessons from Getting Hacked on Social Media

Cyber-Crime “Hey, it’s OurMine Team, we are just testing your security, please send us a message.” Earlier this summer, that message was blasted out to my followers on Twitter… only I didn’t send it. I had been hacked. It was embarrassing. I run Hootsuite, a social...