Google merges with DeepMind Health, privacy advocates worry
Alphabet plans to engage DeepMind Health in its Google Search department. As a result, privacy advocates are critical of the plan. DeepMind Health has access to patient files, says Bloomberg.
Data protection advocates are angry about the plan. Alphabet previously promised to keep DeepMind Health - w... Read more
“It only takes bots seconds to spread disinformation.
According to new research by Indiana University, social media bumps only take a few seconds to spread disinformation, says Ars Technica. The researchers studied tweets for this purpose shortly after the American presidential elections of 2016.
Shortly after those elections, President Donald Trump sa... Read more
Microsoft again blocks Windows 10 update on certain pcs after more Intel bugs
Microsoft can't breathe a word about the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. After a messy start, withdrawal of the update and making it available again, all the problems have not yet been resolved. Now Intel is throwing a spanner in the works with its drivers.
Barely 24 hours after Microsoft resumed th... Read more
Windows Server 2019 gets first 19H1 Insider Preview
Just before Thanksgiving strikes in the US, Microsoft quietly launches a new Windows Server 2019 Preview build. It is the first Insider Preview for the next major update in the first half of 2019 (19H1).
Windows Server 2019 follows the same update cycle as Windows 10: twice a year, once in spring an... Read more
LinkedIn comes with its own version of Snapchat Stories
LinkedIn has launched a new feature that is very reminiscent of the Snapchat Stories. This means that the social network for professionals will join Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google and WhatsApp, among others, which had previously developed similar functions.
The newest feature of LinkedIn is St... Read more
HPE optimizes management portfolio for data centers from edge to cloud environments
HPE Pointext introduces a number of services that can change and optimize the operational capabilities of users of its managed HPE Datacenter Care portfolio from edge to cloud environments. In addition, these services should further simplify complex IT environments.
According to the supplier, it is ... Read more
“AWS is still the undisputed market leader when it comes to public cloud.
AWS continues to lead the market when it comes to public cloud platforms, according to Synergy Research researchers in their latest quarterly survey of the power distributions in this market. Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service are the most popular services for this.
Accordi... Read more
Google News may be removed in EU if ‘link tax’ continues
If the European Union (EU) decides to introduce a so-called 'link tax', Google may stop using Google News within the EU. That's what Richard Gingras, vice president of news at the internet giant, said to The Guardian.
The 'link tax' refers to legal texts in the new copyright directive. Article 11 o... Read more
Microsoft acquires FSLogix for better Office 365 virtualization
Microsoft acquires the American virtualisation specialist FSLogix for an unknown amount of money. The software giant plans to use his former partner's technology to improve the virtualization of Office 365 applications. Microsoft announced the acquisition of last Monday, November 19, in a blog post... Read more
SAP buys RPA specialist Contextor to give Leonardo a boost
SAP announces that it is taking over Contextor SAS. This party has Robotic Process Automation knowledge, a technology in which software robots are used to take over repetitive tasks. SAP will use this specialism for its Leonardo AI engine, of which RPA is also a part.
Contextor knows how to appeal t... Read more