Category: Tech News

Mageia 7 Beta 1 Linux distribution now available for download

It’s been damn-near a year and a half since the last major release of Mageia — version 6. With that said, Mageia 6.1 was released in October of this year,...

How deception can provide an edge in fighting cyberattacks [Q&A]

Businesses are starting to recognize that it may be impossible to keep attackers completely out of their networks, so they are starting to look for ways of fighting them...

Microsoft says it is time for government regulation of facial recognition

Facial recognition is becoming more widely used in both general computing and in the wider world. Smartphones and computers can be unlocked with your face, but the...

You may be happy about Microsoft’s adoption of Chromium, but Mozilla thinks it is bad for competition

After the rumors, confirmation came from Microsoft that it plans to move its Edge browser from the EdgeHTML engine to Chromium. Reaction from users has been largely...

Ubuntu-based Linux Mint 19.1 ‘Tessa’ Beta now available with Cinnamon, MATE, or Xfce

Windows 10 is getting worse every day. I used to call it a dumpster fire, but now I think it has devolved into an overturned “Porta-Potty” following all-day...

Oaxis Timepiece — smart style meets smart tech

For many people wearing a watch is as much about how it looks as how it works. In these days of smart devices that often requires a trade off between style and function....

96 percent of employees struggle to locate files

According to a new report, 96 percent of all employees face some sort of difficulty when looking for the most recent version of a document or file. The study from...

Microsoft confirms plans to use open source Chromium to develop Edge

Just a couple of days ago, news crept out about Microsoft’s project Anaheim — a Chromium-based web browser said to be a replacement for Microsoft Edge. This...

Google to kill off Allo as the company streamlines messaging in its own unique way

There has been a great deal of speculation recently about what Google’s plans are for dealing with its plethora of messaging tools. There had been suggestions that...

Google Translate aims to reduce gender bias

Gender and sex are two different things — the latter is biological, while the former is a social construction. For much of humanity, the two have been linked, but...