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Microsoft Reportedly Developing Its Own Slack Rival Called Skype Teams

Team-messaging app Slack has recently developed a sizeable user base and earned envy from other apps that allow group messaging. Microsoft is now reportedly coming up with its own rival group chat app under its Skype brand named Skype Teams. In basic functionality, Skype Teams seems to be fairly similar …

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Google Improves Safe Browsing to Help Site Owners Fight Malware

Google has been trying to fight the growing threat of cybercrime with its Safe Browsing initiative that among other things warns users if a website is potentially unsafe or has been hijacked. Affected websites are labelled with a malware warning to inform people why the site has been blocked and …

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India May Get 5G Networks With the Rest of the World: Telecom Secretary

India stands a chance to get 5G technology with the rest of the world as the country enters an era of Internet of Things (IoT), Telecom Secretary J S Deepak said in Bengaluru on Wednesday. “…We got 2G 25 years after the rest of the world, at least after the …

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Tencent Becomes China’s Most Valuable Company

China’s technology giant Tencent has become the country’s most valuable enterprise, Bloomberg reported Monday, beating state-owned telecom behemoth China Mobile and nearly reaching half of Apple’s valuation. Tencent  surged 4.16 percent at closing on Monday on the Hong Kong stock exchange, to HKD 210.20, giving it a market capitalisation of HKD 1.99 …

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Microsoft Reportedly Developing Its Own Slack Rival Called Skype Teams

Team-messaging app Slack has recently developed a sizeable user base and earned envy from other apps that allow group messaging. Microsoft is now reportedly coming up with its own rival group chat app under its Skype brand named Skype Teams. In basic functionality, Skype Teams seems to be fairly similar …

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Newfound Router Flaw Lets Hackers Control Home Internet Connections

F-Secure researchers have uncovered a critical vulnerability in some models of Inteno home routers that, if exploited, is severe enough to allow an attacker complete control over the victim device and the Internet traffic traveling through it. The finding highlights the security challenges plaguing consumer routers. The vulnerability allows an …

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MirrorLink Car Smartphone Network Has Vulnerabilities, Claim Researchers

A system of rules that allow vehicles to communicate with smartphones may be vulnerable to hacking, a new study suggests. Many of today’s automobiles leave the factory with secret passengers: prototype software features that are disabled but that can be unlocked by clever drivers, researchers said. In what is believed …

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Digital Mapping Firm Here Wants New Investor by Year-End

Digital maps company Here, controlled by German carmakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen, aims to find a new investor by the end of the year, Here chief Edzard Overbeek told a German newspaper. “The carmakers want to open the circle of shareholders. We are talking to dozens of parties interested in …

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NOW Music+ Streaming Service Launched by Sony, Universal

Two major record labels are rolling out a low-priced music streaming service in the United Kingdom, a rare foray by record companies directly into the field and another sign the industry is finally moving towards more flexible pricing. Now That’s What I Call Music, a joint venture between Universal Music …

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5 Reasons to Switch to Inbox from Gmail

Inbox by Gmail has been around for almost two years , and while it continues to exist alongside Gmail, it’s easy to see that Google engineers see Inbox as the email app of the future. New features are being added on a regular basis, and with each one, it’s slowly …

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