Ransomware: Technology’s most devastating cyber-attack, and one man’s accidental break

If you’ve been following recent happenings in the technology world, you must have heard the news about some “virus” that attacked and disabled health systems in the UK, leaving thousands of...
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South African Firms Paid More Than R3.64 Million For Using Unlicensed Software in 2016

According to data complied by BSA; a Software Alliance, a non-profit, global trade association created to advance the goals of the software industry and its hardware partners, in South Africa, firms...
Terry Myerson, VP at Microsoft is pictured explaining about the Windows 10 S operating system at the Microsoft's event in New York on Tuesday 02 May, 2017. (Photo Courtesy)

Microsoft Windows 10 S Operating System Launched for Education – Explained

Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday launched their latest Surface Laptop, and according to multiple online reports, the event was centered on education where the company took center stage to...

Google Play Distribution Data Shows Android Nougat Present on 7.1% Active Devices

Google updates its Google Play distribution data, providing figures for the seven-day period ending Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The data shows the company's latest operating system; the Android 7.0 and 7.1...
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Mozilla Rolls Out a Stable Version of Firefox v.53 to Desktops and Android

Following Chrome 57 stable release earlier last month, Mozilla has finally released a stable  version of Firefox v.53 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. While desktop users can download from the Firefox website...
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Here’s What’s New in Microsoft’s Window 10 Creator Update

On Tuesday, Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. released the Windows 10 Creators Update — a big, free upgrade that brings new features to the operating system. It's not a massive change, and...

Windows 10 Security Features

When Microsoft announced the roll out of Windows 10, there were big expectations of the new security features. Given the current climate of hacking, and the increasing methods being used such...
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Microsoft Will Be Shutting Down ‘CodePlex’ After 11 Years in Service

According to online reports, Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. will be shutting down its open-source project hosting website that allows programmers to host and share the code of their projects; CodePlex...
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Windows 10 Users Will Soon Have a ‘Try Out App’ Option Before Installing Them...

Microsoft announced that it’s bringing support for Playable Ads to Windows 10, a feature which will allow users to see how an app works without having to download or install it first. The...
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Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 Will Support Developers to Build Any Type of App For...

Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday launched Visual Studio 2017 bringing new capabilities for developers to build any type of application for any platform. Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 is an integrated...
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