- Twitter began its buy button endeavor under former CEO Dick Costolo.
- Motorola's latest devices still don't have Android Nougat, but the company has given a timeframe on its eventual release.
- Oracle said the lawsuit is politically motivated. The Department of Labor noted that government contracts could be at stake.
- Twitter's acquisition talks went nowhere last year, but the company is slimming down by selling its developer platform.
- While Huawei, Lenovo, Xiaomi and others attack the middle market, Google and Andy Rubin's startup seek to shake Samsung leadership via advanced agent technology
- According to Slack, Threads will provide a better way to organize and focus conversations and provide context.
- Microsoft has added support for yet another Linux distribution on Azure: Clear Linux OS.
- What do you think 2017 will hold for furniture design?
I think 2017 is the year that furniture relaunches will take hold, and interiors will reach peak 1970s revival.
Last year we saw various designers relaunch designs from that decade, but with new fabric treatments and colours they feel very new and now.
Cor, Ligne Roset and Cassina all have sculptural sofas and chairs in down-to-the-ground, cosy, modular formats.
Whereas quilting was popular for the past few years, a softer, less sculpted lo
- The Design Council has appointed Sarah Weir as its new chief executive, bringing her on board for her “range of experience and her leadership and vision.”
Weir’s career has seen her work in senior roles in the arts, design and culture sectors, in particular at Arts Council England, London Olympic Delivery Authority and London Legacy Development Corporation where she was director of arts and culture.
She is currently interim executive producer at the Roundhouse and will take up
- The provision would have expanded the FBI's powers to use national security letters to grab Americans' browsing histories without a court order.
- Gang behind multiple cyberattacks on banks and financial institutions has found a new way to manage its activities.
- The Design Museum has opened its Designers in Residence programme for 2017, inviting applicants to respond to the theme of “Support”.
The annual competition is open to “new and emerging design talent”. This includes designers who have graduated from university within the last five years, and who have been working in a design or architecture practice for at least a year.
Four designers from different disciplines will be chosen to work within the new Design Museum’s
- Slack's Desktop client is available in the Windows 10 app Store. Here's how and why it got there.
Mozilla has unveiled its new branding as a logo incorporating the “://” code used in internet urls, the result of an open-source redesign project completed with the public’s feedback.
The final design was chosen out of four shortlisted logos, which included one using the internet url signifier, one of a pixelated flame, one of a dinosaur he
- The long-awaited new chief executive says the e-signature and digital transaction management company is "IPO ready."
- DxContinuum develops algorithms for machine learning and predictive analytics software for sales teams.
- The researchers warned that the bug likely exists in all Samsung SmartCam devices.
- Fujitsu has unveiled a six-inch Windows 10 tablet, and a 13.3-inch super-light Windows 10 notebook.
- Microsoft plans to seek continued partnership opportunities with Baidu following the move of its former Vice President Qi Lu's move to head up AI and act as COO at the Chinese search giant.
- The Defense Department is aiming to consolidate workloads with a new on-premise managed services contract.
- Competition aims to inspire girls aged 13 to 15 to take up a role in protecting the UK from cyberattacks.
- The deal marks the first time the Army has enlisted a private company to run a large-scale data center on its behalf within a military installation.
- Oracle urges customers to apply patches immediately to prevent at least 100 remotely exploitable flaws present in its products being exploited.
- Google has rolled out an answer for those occasions when a bad mobile connection stops you using search.
- Instead of having to go through sometimes unscrupulous middlemen, East African farmers can now sell direct using Mastercard's 2KUZE mobile marketplace.
- Windows 10 has a generous assortment of performance monitoring tools. One of those tools, hidden in Task Manager, can help you watch the performance of a network connection or disk controller in real time.
- Led by Nanyang Technological University and NXP Semiconductors, the consortium provides a testbed to develop and trial technologies such as smart traffic systems and environmental sensors.
- Mesh networks are a novel way to get good Wi-Fi connectivity in buildings that suffer from "not spots". They're already available from several firms in the USA, but BT's Whole Home Wi-Fi is the first to appear in the UK
- The FTC's complaint against Qualcomm's licensing practices is flawed, has no economic basis, and relies on 'significant misconceptions' about the mobile industry, the company has argued.
- The Free Software Foundation has said it wants a free software version of a personal assistant among its updated priority projects list.
- During a trial of 5G network technology, Huawei and M1 used mmWave spectrum in the 73GHz band to achieve transit speeds of 35Gbps.
- A report from Gemalto has found that consumers are increasingly aware of online security
risks but hold businesses responsible for the security of their data.
- The court will decide on whether to arrest Samsung boss Lee Jae-yong, who faces bribery charges over his alleged role in a national corruption scandal pending trial.
- Samsung Electronics will supply its Exynos processors to German auto giant Audi for the latter's next generation cars' infotainment systems.
- Champions of yesteryear Samsung and India's Micromax are reeling and may have to come up with something otherworldly in order to stage a comeback.
- Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said the automated Centrelink debt recovery process is 'quite appropriate'.
- Megaport has announced that it is providing its 'broadband-on-demand' service to customers in South America via a subsea cable under a deal with Seaborn.
- Cloud video conferencing company Zoom has achieved unicorn status after raising $100 million in a Series D round that valued it at $1 billion.
- Cabinet secretary Arthur Sinodinos has been announced as the country's new minister for Industry, Innovation and Science.
- Recent market assessment predicts application containers will grow faster than any other solution type this year and the next.
- Those of you who just can't let go of your Note 7 smartphone, you're running out of options.
- US regulators allege Qualcomm used its power in the market to impose unfair licensing terms.
- Evernote released a major update for iOS users that brings a fresh UI with a focus on quick search, easy note creation, and colorful customization.
- HPE gets more software defined infrastructure and touts integration of SimpliVity with its hyperconverged systems.
- The first iPhone from 2007 can no longer connect to AT&T's networks, as the carrier shuttered 2G networks on Jan. 1.
- In some cases, the hard-coded secrets could allow an attacker to steal or delete data.
- Microsoft may be building a dedicated ebook store into the Windows 10 Creators Update, according to a new report, giving it one more asset for its 'Universal Store' holy grail.
- A new set of BIND problems have emerged, and you should patch them before your servers get crunched by a DDoS attack.
- Google will unveil the LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style on February 9 and release them a day in the US, says Evleaks.
- UK prime minister Theresa May outlined her plans for carrying out Brexit on 17 January, delivering a determined speech which promises a “global, outward-facing Britain” – but one which will not retain any kind of membership of the European Union.
Following her speech, which detailed how leaving the EU would allow Britain to establish its own laws and trade deals, and free it from making yearly contributions towards the EU, the pound spiked in value to $1.24 – its biggest
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