Category: Applications

US seeks to eliminate “gatekeeping” on mobile app distribution

US seeks to eliminate “gatekeeping” on mobile app distribution

The Biden Administration is going after Apple and Google for their "restrictive" practices. The US government is seeking to force major changes to the two major mobile app models. This follows from a statement the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administrat... Read more

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Microsoft will add ChatGPT to Bing and Office

Microsoft will add ChatGPT to Bing and Office

The move could signal a major shift in the search engine landscape. Microsoft is planning to update Bing with a faster version of ChatGPT in the upcoming weeks, according to a report in Semafor. The company is apparently pulling forward its plan to launch a version of Bing featuring an integrate... Read more

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Microsoft 365 is about to work much better on ChromeOS

Microsoft 365 is about to work much better on ChromeOS

Google and Microsoft are finding ways to work together while still competing on many fronts. ChromeOS is getting much better support for Microsoft 365. Microsoft and Google are the two tech giants who compete most viciously for dominance in the consumer computing, cloud, search and apps world. ... Read more

date23 hours ago
SmartBear sweetens API usage honeypot

SmartBear sweetens API usage honeypot

Developers use APIs. Actually, that’s not exactly true. Plain old users (i.e. human beings) use Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) every day to extract the functionality they need from the apps and data streams they depend upon on their smartphones, tablets and laptop/desktops when they... Read more

date23 hours ago
OpenAI develops tool to detect if text is AI-generated

OpenAI develops tool to detect if text is AI-generated

The AI Text Classifier is built on top of GPT and uses this technology to predict the likelihood of text being created by an AI. This development came after several schools and universities banned ChatGPT due to its ability to complete students' homework assignments and finish programming projects.... Read more

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‘Twitter seeks licenses for payment services’

‘Twitter seeks licenses for payment services’

Twitter is reportedly in the process of applying for permits for payment services, sources confirm to the Financial Times. With this, the social media giant probably wants to take a step toward a much broader platform than just social media, as envisioned by owner Elon Musk. According to the sou... Read more

date2 days ago
Microsoft issues patches to fix issues with 22H2 Windows 11 update

Microsoft issues patches to fix issues with 22H2 Windows 11 update

The optional update fixes several issues that had plagued last November's release. Windows 11 update KB5022360 is now available for users in the production channel as an optional preview update with notable improvements. This is the first cumulative preview update for version 22H2 in 2023, and M... Read more

date3 days ago
‘Microsoft plans to overhaul File Explorer in Windows 11’

‘Microsoft plans to overhaul File Explorer in Windows 11’

Windows Central reports that Microsoft plans to redesign the File Explorer in Windows 11 with a new photo viewer for larger previews, more touch-friendly navigation, tighter integration with Microsoft 365 and OneDrive, and keyword and colour tagging for file organization. A sneak peek of the new... Read more

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