One of the motivations for this post is to encourage other researchers who are interested in this topic to join in, to share ideas and knowledge and to help build more capabilities in order to better protect our smart devices.
Smart watches, smart home devices and even smart…
Link: Looking for sophisticated malware in IoT devices
For a company that once painted Linux and open source as cancers, Microsoft has been doing a lot in the past years to embrace both. It’s not going to be an open source company, of course, and many still view its actions with suspicion but it’s hard to deny that open source (former) public enemy #1 is doing some things that are already appealing to both Linux users and especially developers.
Link: Microsoft Edge coming to Linux, Linux GUI apps coming to Windows
I am a proud user of a Google Pixel 4–there are features on that phone that I cannot imagine being without. Only, thanks to the Android 11 update, I’ve had to do just that. When Android 11 was officially released, I jumped on it immediately. I’d been using the beta version of the latest iteration of the platform on a Google Pixel 3 and it was running flawlessly.
Link: The Android 11 update is buggy and missing features
At the Ignite 2020, Microsoft announced that the Chromium-based Edge browser will have a Linux preview build in October this year. When announced the Edge browser in Jan 2020, Microsoft told us that they are planning for a Linux package as well. And it seems, they kept the promise. This is a piece of good news apparently for businesses as well as developers.
Link: Microsoft is Bringing Edge Browser to Linux in October
Which video conferencing platform is right for your business? We’ve gathered details about 10 leading services, all capable of providing high-quality video with collaboration tools. Microsoft is introducing on Sept. 22 what it’s calling an “fully managed communications platform” in public preview form.
Link: Microsoft makes its video calling, chat, and SMS text messaging services available to others
Microsoft Corp., one of the world’s biggest tech companies, sells personal computing devices, cloud systems and services, software and other products. Microsoft is listed on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol, MSFT.
The company was founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in a garage…
Link: Investing in Microsoft Stock (MSFT)
Microsoft is announcing a number of new features that are coming to Outlook mobile soon. These include emoji email reactions, voice commands, and the expansion of Cortana support.
Apple’s iOS 14 update arrived last week, and Microsoft is adding an Outlook calendar widget that will display…
Link: Outlook for iOS and Android is getting emoji email reactions, voice commands, and more
Android 11 has a lot of new tricks up its sleeve–from everything to a much-improved notification shade, to battery life enhancements, quick controls, bubbles, app suggestions, and more, but there’s one feature that a number of users will be thankful for. This particular feature is long overdue and will go a long way to help people demonstrate tasks on their devices, enable support to better help you, or just share a fun video of what’s going on with your screen.
Link: How to record your screen in Android 11
Microsoft announced on Tuesday at its Ignite 2020 conference that it has extended its threat protection portfolio and it has unified some of its cybersecurity solutions. The company says its goal is to provide the “most comprehensive” XDR solution on the market by unifying all XDR technologies under the Microsoft Defender brand.
Link: Microsoft Extending Threat Protection Portfolio, Unifying Security Solutions
Nowadays, the progress doesn’t stand still and nearly every day new technologies are being developed, including the most sophisticated, such as machine learning. Most of the people take it for granted and don’t try to look behind the scenes to understand how these technologies work. However, this doesn’t relate to us.
Link: Apple CoreML: Introduction to Machine Learning in Mobile App Development
Microsoft has today announced plans to bring a new design to its Outlook for Mac app along with several other improvements and features for … Apple has released iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, the newest operating system updates designed for the iPhone and iPad. As with all of Apple’s … Apple’s AirPods Pro true wireless buds have had it their own way for too long.
Link: Apps News: Microsoft Announces Outlook for Mac Redesign, Improvements to iOS and watchOS Apps
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Link: Microsoft to start testing its new Edge browser on Linux in October