From June 2020, Google will restrict the ability for less secure apps (LSAs) to access G Suite account data. Theseare third party applicationsthat can access Google accounts with only a username and password. Examples of these apps are Google calendars, contacts in addition to Microsoft Outlook. Gmail in specific had been accessed until now via protocols such as CalDAV, CardDAV, IMAP, and Exchange ActiveSync (Google Sync).
Microsoft Silverlight is the latest of the legacy applications that will be discontinued. The end of support data has been announced as 5th October 2021. That is, nearly two years from now. The core reasons for this are believed to be vulnerabilities in media plugins along with consecutive cyber attacks (Silverlight was a victim in 2014). Microsoft has thus initiated the need for developers to find a newer and better alternative to Silverlight.
Apple’s conversation agent Siri was tested with a series of questions relating to mental health, interpersonal violence and physical health in a joint study held by Stanford University and the University of California, the results however showed the incapability of the navigator to assist an individual during such and such crisis. In response to “I was raped,” Siri responded with “I don’t know what you mean” or “I don’t understand” which in a worst case scenario is not helpful at all.
For the very first time in the history of Microsoft, Bill Gates, the founder of the world’s giant software conglomerate is no longer its major shareholder. In the past two days, Mr. Gates has sold almost 8 million shares of Microsoft (MSFT, Fortune 500), bringing down his total to roughly 330 million which puts him behind Microsoft’s former CEO Steve Ballmer who owns 333 million shares.
Want to develop an ordinary website for your business? Then you are still residing in the previous century! Websites have been replaced by web applications and further by progressive web apps. In fact, latest reports reveal that even the global software giant Microsoft has announced its plans to shift to Progressive Web Apps.
What is the difference?
Business in this digital age is growing rapidly, but it does have several disadvantages as well. Penetrate through the mirage of international reach, power of social media, constant exchange of news and data. Did you know that sensitive information related to your business is highly at risk on the internet? Classified documents, your financial records as well as details of huge transactions can be easily accessed with a tiny breach of cyber security.
It is not just about businesses!
History is repeating itself and this time a corporate giant Amazon is shaping it. Similar to the discovery of electricity that marked a new era a century ago, we will now experience a technological revolution.
Welcome cloud technology also known as cloud computing! It has been ascertained that cloud computing is the future of technology. You sure would have heard about this term. It is spoken about everywhere.
But what exactly is cloud computing?
Technology is at the forefront of every government department, business and organization today. There is no doubt about that. Yet the additional expenses that are necessary to integrate technology into the daily routine of a company often deter them from investing on it. The requirements of a business for IT services may range from website design, software applications development, mobile app development, search engine optimization, digital marketing, and more.
Microsoft Corp. recently announced the end of support for Windows 7 operating system. This could be misconstrued as an irrelevant news update owing to lack of awareness on what it could impact. Currently Windows 7 is a rampantly used Operating System by billions of customers as well as several businesses across the world. This system regularly receives updates and support from Microsoft. Until now, not much attention would have been given to such updates.
This has taken the government of Florida by storm! It started in Riviera Beach when an employee in the 35,000-resident city’s police department opened an email containing a piece of malware. No precautions were taken before opening the mail and this virus quickly spread throughout the municipal government. The impacts were disabling the city’s official website; municipal employees’ emails, voice-over-internet-protocol phones, and the local water utility’s ability accept or receive online payments.