Google closes big deal with car manufacturer and brings Android to cars
By 2021, millions of cars worldwide will have media displays powered by Google's Android OS. To this end, the technology company has partnered with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, which sells more cars than any other car manufacturer's collective.
Within the cooperation it has been agreed th... Read more
Linux gets a code of conduct for the first time
After Linus Torvalds decided to take a temporary step back, Linux decided to introduce a code of conduct for its programmers. In doing so, the company is taking steps to prevent discussions from getting out of hand or getting too hot. However, there are also critics who disagree with this decision.
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Skype preview shows text messages from Android on your PC or Mac
Microsoft gives the first users access to SMS Connect for Skype. This new feature allows you to answer text messages on your Android phone directly from your PC.
SMS Connect is gradually being rolled out to Insiders using Skype 8.30 or higher on an Android phone as of this week. After the update, yo... Read more
Microsoft brings popular recording feature to Skype
Microsoft has something good to do with the users of Skype. Today, the company announces the arrival of a much-needed new feature: the ability to record audio and video calls. Interestingly, it is available on all platforms except Windows 10.
Since Microsoft released a new version of Skype, to which... Read more
Dropbox enhances collaboration tool Paper including live previews
Dropbox has updated its collaboration tool Paper with new features. This makes it possible to place multiple elements in the service and get live previews.
From now on it is also possible to link to a Dropbox folder within Paper, after which it is possible to view the files in the folder. As soon as... Read more
Atlassian acquires OpsGenie for 295 million dollars
OpsGenie, a service that sends notifications to engineers in the event of malfunctions in software and websites, has been taken over by Atlassian. Atlassian makes programs that coordinate software development. The acquisition involves 295 million dollars.
The two companies will now work together on... Read more
Skype becomes easier again after many complaints
Microsoft has understood the message that the current version of Skype is too extensive and complicated. Just when it wanted to stop an older version of Skype, it extends it and starts tinkering with a new, simpler version.
Microsoft has its hands full with Skype. Many customers have written to Micr... Read more
Zoom uses blockchain to link freelancers to companies
A new application has been found for blockchain. The project management and outsourcing platform Zoom uses the technology to enable business relations, project planning and secure payments. Zoom connects freelancers and clients through a blockchain ID system, artificial intelligence and smart contra... Read more
Microsoft stops supporting SME apps Listings and Connections
Microsoft stops with two apps that it has developed for SMEs. Listings and Connections will be completely discontinued. Other apps for SMEs will continue to exist and get new updates. The apps that Microsoft stops with were launched about a year ago.
As of 30 November, Listings and Connections will ... Read more