The global shutdown of Facebook Inc.’s main services – including WhatsApp, Messenger, Instagram, and Facebook – on Monday impacted several workers and possibly even developer performance. Haystack released a report on Tuesday in which he said he found that Facebook’s global outage caused developers to be 32% more productive. However, this increase does not concern […]
Python Becomes Most Popular Programming Language on TIOBE in October Edition and Overthrones C, A First in Over 20 Years
Last month, Python grazed the throne of the most popular programming languages occupied by C, according to the TIOBE barometer. Language had held second place for two consecutive months, having climbed to second place for the first time last November. Paul Jansen, CEO of TIOBE Software, commented on the statistics: “Python has never been so […]
Telegram gained over 70 million new users during Facebook outage, Users turned to other messaging apps after the outage
Pavel Durov, the founder of Telegram, said on Tuesday that his messaging platform gained more than 70 million new users during the Facebook outage, as people around the world were deprived of Facebook’s messaging services for nearly six o’clock. “Telegram’s daily growth rate exceeded the norm by an order of magnitude, and we took in […]
Microsoft lifts the veil a little on the novelties of Office 2021, the new major version of its office suite which is due out tomorrow, at the same time as Windows 11. Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook all gain in simplicity and in efficiency. Office 2021 is released today, October 5, at the same time […]
Facebook is back online after a six-hour outage due to DNS routing issues. The blackout also affected Instagram, Whatsapp, Messenger and Oculus VR. For some, these services are back online now; however, after a DNS problem like this it can take hours for everything to work properly on each network. This is the biggest outage […]
It’s official: Windows 11 will be released on October 5, 2021. Microsoft’s new operating system will be installed on new PCs from major brands and gradually offered as a free download for others. This time, for sure: Windows 11 will arrive on October 5, 2021. Microsoft officially announced it on August 31 in a statement, […]
As with any launch of a new Windows, there are plenty of improvements and new features that many enjoy, but there are also things that irritate users. The Start menu is one of the controversial items when launching. Windows 11 for many reasons, including the fact that it is centered by default (although this can […]
DirectStorage is no longer a Windows 11 exclusive. The Game Enhancement API will also be available on Windows 10. But the DirectX team warns that the experience will be less
Following the presentation of Windows 11 in June, Microsoft has increased the announcements through many departments of the company. One of these came from its games division which indicated that you would need Windows 11 to play games that use certain “next-generation” APIs, particularly the new DirectStorage API (the storage technology behind the Xbox Velocity […]
Windows 11 already has more installations than you might think. Statistics published by AdDuplex suggest growing interest in the new version of the operating system
Windows 11 hasn’t even been officially released, but it’s already installed on a surprising number of PCs. The level of interest in the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system is such that many people are taking advantage of the Windows Insider program to try out pre-release versions before launch. The latest Windows usage figures from […]
Google Chrome 92 Comes With “Up To 50 Times Faster” Phishing Detection Thanks To Improvements To Its Image Processing Technology
Google Chrome now ships with up to 50 times faster phishing detection from the latest version 92, which was promoted to the stable channel on Tuesday. The faster detection of phishing sites is a result of improvements to Chrome image processing technology used to compare the color profiles of visited websites with collections of signals […]
Mozilla permanently ended support for the FTP protocol with the release of Firefox 90 to eliminate security issues associated with it, including the transfer of data in clear text.
Mozilla released Firefox 90 last week, effectively ending FTP connections through the browser. This news is not surprising since Mozilla has announced its intention to remove FTP support for several years. He did it step by step: first by disabling FTP by default in version 88, then removing the implementation in the latest version. Mozilla […]
Salesforce completes $ 27.7 billion Slack acquisition, CRM Leader bets big on future where telecommuting will be ubiquitous
In December 2020, Salesforce signed an agreement to acquire the popular messaging software platform Slack Technologies for $ 27.7 billion in cash and stocks, making it the largest acquisition ever made by Salesforce. Last week, the US Department of Justice told the company it had closed its antitrust investigation into the deal, giving the green […]
Google Chrome will no longer show safe website indicators, as the company continues its efforts to achieve a 100% HTTPS web
Google continues to make changes to Chrome’s address bar. The company is testing a new feature in Chrome 93 Beta that will no longer show safe website flags. Google believes this should encourage developers to only use HTTPS on their sites. Being the most used browser in the world with more than 60% of market […]
Need to relax during your lunch break or just pass the time? Discover the little old-fashioned games that Google hides in its search engine: a simple web browser is enough to play them!
Microsoft’s Game Development Kit (GDK) is now available for free on GitHub, the company is stepping up efforts to attract more developers to the Xbox ecosystem.
A few days after Google launched its Android Game Development Kit (AGDK), it was Microsoft’s turn to release its game development kit for its Xobox ecosystem. The GDK is the same core development kit used by hundreds of game makers today and was previously only available to trusted partners who made games for the Xbox […]
Cryptocurrency fraud: Brazilian “king of bitcoin” arrested for allegedly embezzling $ 300 million Bribed from Large Number of Investors
The self-proclaimed “king of bitcoin” in Brazil has been arrested for embezzling 1.5 billion Brazilian reals (around $ 300 million) from his customers through a cryptocurrency system. Claudio Oliveira was the chairman of bitcoin group Banco, a Brazilian digital currency brokerage firm. In 2019, he claimed his company was hacked and lost over 7,000 bitcoins. […]
A few days ago, Microsoft circulated news about Windows 11 that upset a few people. Indeed, it has been announced that Windows 11 will ship with Dark Mode enabled by default.
Microsoft confirms that Windows 11 taskbar no longer supports drag and drop
Top five cloud providers earned $ 47.5 billion in quarterly revenue. Microsoft and Amazon have generated 65% of this revenue.
The cloud computing industry continued its impressive growth in 2021, bringing huge benefits to the biggest players in the market. According to data presented by Stock Apps, the top five cloud providers in the world reached $ 47.5 billion in quarterly revenue. Microsoft and Amazon generated 65% of that value.
In two years, your Windows 11 laptop will need to have a webcam. It’s not a prediction, it’s a fact, because Microsoft demands it. As part of the influx of news regarding its new operating system, Microsoft has said that starting January 1, 2023, all NEW laptops running Windows 11 will need to have a […]
If one carefully read Telegram’s blog post of June 25 of this year(2021), we see that the article explains “voice calls in any group can now be intuitively changed to group video calls.” Except that the process is not that intuitive. First you need to create a group, then a group voice chat and finally […]
In making the Windows 11 announcement, Microsoft also unveiled a brand new tool called PC Health Check, which allows you to find out if your computer is compatible with the new operating system. We will see what it is and especially some tips to make your PC compatible
Windows 11: new features, release date, TMP 2.0 compatibility, update, price … all about the new Microsoft OS
Windows 11, the successor to Windows 10, will arrive in the fall of 2021 with many new features. After Microsoft’s official presentation on June 24, here’s what you need to know about the next PC operating system.
And awaits responses from Facebook and Twitter on a request to locate similar data