Enterprise

Apple revamps web interface of App Store with new iOS like design

By : CIOL Writers

Apple has rolled out a major redesign for the web interface of the App Store. The new design takes inspiration from the App Store in iOS 11 which offers larger images, a focus on curation and reviews, and more. On the

Google awards researcher $110K for Pixel exploit

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Google has awarded a total of $112,500 to a security researcher for his discovery of a critical remote exploit chain that affected Google Pixel devices. Chinese security researcher with Qihoo 360 Technology, Guang Gong reported the bugs to Google through its Android Security Rewards programme last August, and

Google unveils Cloud AutoML to automatically create AI models

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Google, on Wednesday unveiled Cloud AutoML– a tool designed to simplify the process of deploying AI in business applications. The service helps developers — including those with no machine learning (ML) expertise — build custom image recognition models. Cloud AutoML, that’s already being

Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 comes to India

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Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 is a versatile laptop, powerful tablet, and portable studio in one. Get more done with four modes of use. Now it is available in new markets around the world, including India. It delivers the processing and

Google launches certification program to make IT jobs more accessible

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Google has launched a new online education program aimed at preparing people who have no experience in IT sector. In partnership with Coursera, Google has developed the six-week curriculum called The Google IT Support Professional Certificate to help people get

BlackBerry launches Jarvis, a cybersecurity software for self-driving cars

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BlackBerry has launched a cybersecurity software called Jarvis aimed at protecting autonomous cars. Jarvis identifies vulnerabilities in software used in cars. The firm said that Jarvis scans and delivers insights in minutes, a process that would otherwise take a large

Softbank invests €460M in car dealer platform Auto1

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Japanese conglomerate SoftBank has agreed to invest €460M ($561 million) in Berlin-based online car dealer Auto1. The investment will be made through Vision Fund, a $93bn technology fund that SoftBank and its founder Masayoshi Son manage. Berlin-based Auto1, founded in 2012, buys

Alibaba-owned enterprise collaboration app DingTalk comes to India

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In a bid to tap into the growing enterprise chat and collaboration app market in India, Alibaba-owned platform DingTalk has unveiled an English version of the app that caters to the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The English version of the app, also available

Toyota and Lexus vehicles to get Apple’s CarPlay this year

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After avoiding in-car software platforms like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for quite some time, Toyota will finally be offering Apple’s in-dash infotainment system that works with your iPhone in its new 2019 Toyota Avalon. Toyota’s new 2019 Avalon was announced on Monday at the 2018

Intel’s Meltdown and Spectre patches causing older machines to reboot

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Intel has warned its users that its fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities may have inadvertently made PCs and servers less stable. According to an announcement by Intel, the issue may cause reboot issues in systems running older Broadwell and

Google to shut down Chrome’s parental control feature

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Google is going to shut down Chrome’s parental control feature called “Chrome Supervised Users” for the desktop. The feature was first reported by TechCrunch. Chrome Supervised Users launched in 2013, allowed a parent to lock down the Chrome browser on a

Samsung’s upcoming smartphones to have active FM radio chip in the US

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Samsung has teamed up with NextRadio to bring FM service to its new phones. NextRadio made the announcement, rightly explaining that FM radio is essential in areas with low connectivity and in emergency and disaster situations where a connection might be

Google acquires UK sound tech startup Redux

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Google has secretly snapped up UK startup Redux, a small team focused on delivering sound and touch feedback via mobile displays, Bloomberg reports. Redux was founded in 2013 out of Cambridge, and built technology that uses vibrations to turn surfaces of phones

Accenture acquiring 3D and immersive content producer Mackevision

INDIA: Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Germany-based Mackevision, a global producer of 3D-enabled and immersive product content. Mackevision has earned international acclaim for its work on the HBO Series “Game of Thrones” – for which it was awarded an Emmy for

macOS App Store system preferences can be unlocked by any password

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An Apple developer named Open Radar has uncovered a vulnerability in the macOS High Sierra version 10.13.2, that lets the App Store menu in System Preferences to be unlocked with any password. According to the bug report by Open Radar,

Making HCI work for your enterprise- Identify the right use cases

Girish Sharma Cost reduction is driving newer forms of IT infrastructure and datacenters. Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) is the latest development in this area, and uses software-defined infrastructure to deliver cloud-like performance using commodity infrastructure. As a CIO who is

Nvidia assures its GPU’s not hit by Meltdown and Spectre bug

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Nvidia issued a security bulletin detailing the updates it made to its driver software to address the Meltdown CPU vulnerability that’s had tech companies running scared. Nvidia CEO assured that its chips were not subject to the same risks as

Apple transferring Chinese iCloud operations to a local firm

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Apple is transferring over operations of iCloud data services for residents of mainland China to local firm Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD). The change was announced last year so that Apple can comply with local laws. GCBD is based in Guizhou Province and supervised by a

Ford and Qualcomm partner on developing tech to connect cars with each other

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Ford and Qualcomm announced a partnership at the CES’18 that could see the companies to develop technology that could connect cars to each other to tackle traffic and ease the congestion around the world. Ford wants to equip all its

Meltdown and Spectre bug fixes slow down your machines: Microsoft

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Microsoft said that the software patches released by the company to guard against the Meltdown and Spectre bugs slowed down the performance of some of the personal computers and servers. In the company’s support blog, Windows executive Vice President, Terry