In the past few years, IT has witnessed a ‘virtualisation evolution’ in the form of cloud computing. For the uninitiated, this “as a Service” model offers a total solution, delivering IT as a service where resource sharing, allocation and availability are on demand via the internet at any given…
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European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager during one of the Google antitrust announcements. John Thys/AFP/Getty Images
If you remember all the way back in 2009, the EU’s European Commission said Microsoft was harming competition by bundling its browser—Internet Explorer—with…
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Apple’s focus is shifting. In recent years, iPhone sales have begun to plateau, and now Apple’s services business — which encompasses everything from the App Store to licensing deals — is being positioned as its next big frontier for revenue growth. More than ever, Apple wants to sell people constant, ongoing subscriptions for things they can do on their phones.
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Security experts at Check Point uncovered a sophisticated malware campaign spreading the SimBad malicious code through the official Google Play Store.
Researchers at Check Point have uncovered a sophisticated malware campaign spreading the SimBad agent through the official Google Play Store….
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Google has offered to remind Android users in Europe that Chrome isn’t the only game in town – similar to the “Web Browser Ballot” measure imposed on Microsoft a decade ago as part of a competition remedy. In a blog post, senior SVP of global affairs Kent Walker wrote that Google will start doing more “to ensure that Android phone owners know about the wide choice of browsers and search engines available to download to their phones.
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