Day: March 9, 2019

US Senator Proposes Breaking Up Amazon, Facebook, Google

Photo Credit: Reuters/ Brian Snyder Warren highlighted her plans to break up big companies in a Medium post HIGHLIGHTS Warren seeks sweeping new reforms for Silicon Valley firms The move aims to restore balance of power in democracy She aims to curb illegal, anti-competitive tech mergers Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledged on Friday to take Read More

Microsoft Azure Sentinel Cloud-Native Security Analytics Tool, Threat Experts Service Launched to Help Security Teams

Microsoft Azure Sentinel visualises security data using AI and supports open standards such as CEF HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft Azure Sentinel is touted to reduce alert fatigue It can analyse security data from Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft Threat Experts offers a one-click connect with security experts Microsoft on Thursday launched its cloud-native solution called Azure Sentinel that Read More

Dell Beats Revenue Estimates in First Report as Public Company

Dell’s return to the public market has reaped positive results for the company HIGHLIGHTS Dell’s annual revenue forecast is also above the market estimate The company’s server and networking revenue grew by 14 percent Dell posted total revenue of $24 billion before purchase accounting Dell Technologies Inc topped Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday Read More

Cooler Master MK850 Gaming Keyboard With Pressure-Sensitive Analogue Keys Launched

HIGHLIGHTS The Cooler Master MK850 emulates analogue sticks and triggers Gamers can move more precisely in various types of games The MK850 costs $200 in the USA and will launch in India in a few months Cooler Master has launched the MK850 mechanical gaming keyboard with eight configurable pressure-sensitive keys that can emulate the analogue Read More

Windows Lite OS Being Developed by Microsoft for Dual-Screen, Chromebook-Style Laptops

Windows Lite device may launch later this year HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft is working on Windows Lite OS for dual screen devices It will also be compatible with low-tier PCs to compete with Chromebooks Windows Lite device may launch later this year Microsoft’s reported work on a stripped down version of Windows for dual-screen devices and Chromebook Read More

USB 4 Announced, Said to Offer Thunderbolt 3-Level Performance With Up to 40Gbps Transfer Speeds

USB 4 should allow simultaneous connectivity to two 4K monitors HIGHLIGHTS USB 4 offers double the speed of USB 3.2 It will support 100W power output USB 4 official specifications will be revealed later this year USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has announced the upcoming standard of USB connectivity – USB 4. Predictable sequential naming aside, Read More

Google Project Zero Reveals ‘High Severity’ macOS Flaw

Google Project Zero team had revealed the flaw to Apple on November 30, 2018 HIGHLIGHTS Apple is yet to release a fix for the disclosed vulnerability The company is said to be working on a patch, but there is no timeline The flaw disclosed by Google Project Zero is said to be hard to exploit Read More

Flipkart Women’s Day Sale: Poco F1, Honor 9N, Samsung Galaxy S8, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Others Get Discounts, Offers

Flipkart offers during its Women’s Day 2019 sale include the Galaxy S8 HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart has teased discounts on various smartphone models It is also set to bring up to 80 percent discount on electronics products Flipkart sale will also bring no-cost EMI options and exchange offers Flipkart on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2019 Read More

Apple May Have Silently Fixed the Flexgate Issue With MacBook Pro 2018 Model Redesign

Apple MacBook Pro (October 2016 onwards) users had been reporting issues with their display HIGHLIGHTS Apple is yet to publicly acknowledge ‘Flexgate’ 2018 MacBook Pro models use a slightly longer flex cable It’s still too early to determine if it will actually solve the problem Last year, some MacBook Pro users had reported issues with Read More

Microsoft Store’s Promised Larger Revenue Split Comes into Effect, Offers 95 Percent to Developers

Microsoft Store app developers will now get 95 percent of the revenue HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft had announced non-game apps will get 95 percent revenue in 2018 In 2019, the new revenue model has finally come into effect There are few exceptions, where apps will get only 85 percent share Last year at the Build developer conference, Read More

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