Author: Kimanthi Sammy

Atlassian empowers IT teams with enhanced Jira security

Atlassian empowers IT teams with enhanced Jira security

To help organizations prioritize security more effectively, Atlassian has unveiled Security in Jira for Jira Software Cloud. Software teams can use them to get visibility into the security issues that demand attention. By collaborating with esteemed partners such as Snyk, Mend, Lacework, Stackha... Read more

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Acer under scrutiny for sales in Russia despite ban

Acer under scrutiny for sales in Russia despite ban

According to a recent report by Reuters, Acer claimed to have sold a "limited number of displays and accessories" for civilian use. This contradicts its earlier commitment to cease operations in Russia. In April 2022, Acer and other tech giants like HP, Microsoft, and Nvidia indefinitely halted ... Read more

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IDC report predicts slump in sysadmin and IT ops jobs

IDC report predicts slump in sysadmin and IT ops jobs

In its inaugural "Worldwide xOps Census and Forecast," IDC paints a picture of a future where IT professionals will witness a remarkable transformation in their responsibilities over the next five years. Gone are the days of purely operational roles, according to IDC. It foresees a transition to... Read more

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WhatsApp introduces channels: a private broadcast tool for updates

WhatsApp introduces channels: a private broadcast tool for updates

According to parent company Meta, the new Channels feature is slated to be a reliable and private way for individuals and organizations to share important updates with their followers. Designed to enhance communication, Channels will be accessible through a dedicated Updates tab within WhatsApp. ... Read more

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Microsoft has begun testing new File Explorer UI for Windows 11

Microsoft has begun testing new File Explorer UI for Windows 11

Microsoft is testing File Explorer UI changes. The interface comes complete with integrated RGB lighting controls, a modern home interface that showcases large file thumbnails, and a carousel layout highlighting recent and favored files. The refined File Explorer UI aligns harmoniously with Windows... Read more

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Reddit announces exemption to controversial API pricing

Reddit announces exemption to controversial API pricing

The move offers relief to developers of accessibility apps. It is a significant development for developers concerned about the financial burden of expensive fees and the users who rely on these apps to browse Reddit. If the apps are noncommercial and address accessibility needs, they will be exe... Read more

date12 months ago
Zoom doubles down on privacy with new features and services

Zoom doubles down on privacy with new features and services

In an era where digital sovereignty has gained momentum in Europe, U.S. companies strive to demonstrate their commitment to empowering customers with more control over data storage and processing. Amazon's AWS cloud unit recently made its digital sovereignty pledge. TikTok is establishing locali... Read more

date12 months ago
Chrome patch fixes yet another zero-day vulnerability

Chrome patch fixes yet another zero-day vulnerability

Google is releasing another fix for a zero-day vulnerability. The news marks the third time this year that hackers have exploited such vulnerabilities within the popular browser, raising concerns about its susceptibility to targeted attacks. Google acknowledged the existence of an exploit for CVE-2... Read more

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Microsoft unveils its first cloud region in Italy

Microsoft unveils its first cloud region in Italy

The new region will encompass three state-of-the-art data centers in the Lombardy region, known for its bustling capital, Milan. The move in Lombardy is part of Microsoft's "Ambizione Italia" (Ambition Italy) initiative, launched in 2018. Under this program, the tech giant pledged a staggering $... Read more

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Scammers waste no time exploiting Gmail’s new verification system

Scammers waste no time exploiting Gmail’s new verification system

Gmail's new blue checkmark verification system debuted less than a month ago and was designed to help businesses verify their marketing emails and distinguish them as legitimate. However, the system's effectiveness falls short of its noble goal. Last week, Chris Plummer, a senior cybersecurity a... Read more

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