Category: Applications

Google merges with DeepMind Health, privacy advocates worry

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

date5 years ago
“It only takes bots seconds to spread disinformation.

“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

date5 years ago
Windows Server 2019 gets first 19H1 Insider Preview

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

date5 years ago
LinkedIn comes with its own version of Snapchat Stories

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

date5 years ago
Google News may be removed in EU if ‘link tax’ continues

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

date5 years ago
Microsoft acquires FSLogix for better Office 365 virtualization

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

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SAP buys RPA specialist Contextor to give Leonardo a boost

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

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