Samsung can’t blame Apple’s iPhone monopoly for a lifetime of terrible software

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The US government says Apple is holding back smartphones. Using tactics that make its competitors seem worse, rather than making its own phones better, Apple has unfairly hurt competitors like Samsung and Google, says the Justice Department. Whether or not... Read more

Google’s presentation software has a new Gemini AI powered feature that is basically magic

Google's presentation software has a new Gemini AI powered feature that is basically magic
Google may have just shown off the power of its Gemini AI platform in an intriguing way that could save slideshow fans hours of stress. The company has revealed it will be utilizing its flagship AI offering within Google Slides... Read more

Some major tech firms still can’t program their software to deal with leap days

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A whole raft of software failing on the 29th of February, from Citrix’ virtual machine software, to Sophos Server, to self-service petrol pumps in New Zealand, once again proved that programmers still have no contingency plan to deal with Leap... Read more

Microsoft is facing another major EU investigation – this time around blocking security software purchases

Microsoft is facing another major EU investigation - this time around blocking security software purchases
Regulators in the European Union are once again taking aim at Microsoft, this time concerning its security software practices. Microsoft has been on the regulatory radar for some time over non-competitive practices, and is now being investigated for restricting its... Read more

‘Transforming gowns in The Hunger Games’: One of the world’s largest software firms reveals more about dress made up of tiny displays — but don’t expect that one-off wonder on shelves anytime soon

'Transforming gowns in The Hunger Games': One of the world's largest software firms reveals more about dress made up of tiny displays — but don't expect that one-off wonder on shelves anytime soon
Adobe has collaborated with fashion designer Christian Cowan to create a mesmerizing dress which Notebookcheck rightly points out brings to mind Katniss Everdeen’s transforming gowns of The Hunger Games (minus the flames).  The dress, part of Adobe’s ever-evolving Project Primrose,... Read more

Wi-Fi software found in many major laptops and smartphones has a major security flaw — here’s what you need to know

Wi-Fi software found in many major laptops and smartphones has a major security flaw — here's what you need to know
Many of the most popular laptops and smartphones in use today could be vulnerable to two major security flaws that could result in identity theft, data exfiltration, business email compromise (BEC) and other risks, experts have warned.  This is according... Read more

Samsung’s popular Magician SSD software has a critical flaw – here is what you need to do if you use it on any Samsung SSD

Samsung's popular Magician SSD software has a critical flaw - here is what you need to do if you use it on any Samsung SSD
Samsung’s Magician SSD software, widely used for managing Samsung’s various memory products, ranging from internal SSDs and portable SSDs, to memory cards and USB flash drives, has been reported to have a critical flaw. According to the National Institute of... Read more

Firm behind software used by AMD, Nvidia to make GPU and CPUs quietly unveils its own supercomputer — as it appears to emulate Apple by bringing hardware and software closer together

Firm behind software used by AMD, Nvidia to make GPU and CPUs quietly unveils its own supercomputer — as it appears to emulate Apple by bringing hardware and software closer together
Cadence Design Systems, the company known for its software used by AMD and Nvidia to design CPUs and GPUs, has quietly stepped into the supercomputer business.  In a move reminiscent of Apple’s strategy of aligning hardware and software, Cadence unveiled... Read more

Government Said to Push WTO to Lift a Moratorium on Electronic Trade

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India is seeking to end a freeze on countries taxing electronic trade, a move that would allow tariffs to be imposed on anything from software downloads to video games. New Delhi will ask World Trade Organization members to lift a... Read more

OnePlus explains why it won’t match Samsung and Google’s 7 years of software updates

OnePlus explains why it won't match Samsung and Google's 7 years of software updates
OnePlus has chosen to offer comparatively less long-term software support in its latest phones, instead of keeping in step with competitors Samsung and Google’s seven years of OS updates. This surprising move was discussed in a recent Tom’s Guide interview... Read more