Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion | Storieshttps://news.microsoft.com/2018/06/04/microsoft-to-acquire-github-for-7-5-billion/Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced it has reached an agreement to acquire GitHub, the world’s leading software development platform where more than 28 million developers learn, share and collaborate to create the future. Together, the two companies will empower developers to achieve more at every stage of the development lifecycle, accelerate enterprise use of GitHub, and bring Microsoft’s developer tools and services to new audiences.
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Attention PGP Users: New Vulnerabilities Require You To Take Action Now | Electronic Frontier Foundationhttps://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/attention-pgp-users-new-vulnerabilities-require-you-take-action-nowUPDATE (5/14/18): More information has been released. See EFF’s more detailed explanation and analysis here.A group of European security researchers have released a warning about a set of vulnerabilities affecting users of PGP and S/MIME. EFF has been in communication with the research team, and can confirm that these vulnerabilities pose an immediate risk to those using these tools for email communication, including the potential exposure of the contents of past messages.
How to Know When to Stop Designing – UX Power Tools – Mediumhttps://medium.com/ux-power-tools/how-to-know-when-to-stop-designing-a2f921d7f071You know that oft-quoted line from Antoine Saint-Exupery? “Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”
How to View Battery Health and Disable Performance Throttling in iOS 11.3https://www.idropnews.com/how-to/how-to-view-battery-health-and-disable-performance-throttling-in-ios-11-3/67468/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=04022018&utm_term=NewsletterNow that Apple’s iOS 11.3 software update has officially been released to the public, users sporting iPhone 6 devices or newer can access new battery management tools to gain insight into their device’s battery health, performance estimates, and more.
5 Ways to Prepare Your iPhone or iPad for iOS 11.3https://www.idropnews.com/ios-11/5-ways-to-prepare-your-iphone-or-ipad-for-ios-11-3/66122/8/It’s likely that we’ll see iOS 11.3 launch in the next couple of weeks. With a wide range of features, iOS 11.3 is an exciting software update — and with battery health tools, it’s an important one. But there are smart steps you should do before updating to ensure a smooth and seamless transition to the new software version. Continue reading to learn five ways to prepare your iPhone or iPad for iOS 11.3.
Stop reading the latest news if you want to be better informed — Quartzhttps://qz.com/1222019/stop-reading-the-latest-news-if-you-want-to-be-better-informed/Instead of focusing on what everyone is already talking about, hunt down unusual knowledge. Writer and futurist Richard Watson may teach London business students and Silicon Valley tech companies how to think about crafting tools for tomorrow, but he’s not even on Twitter. Instead of focusing on what everyone is already talking about, Watson hunts down unusual knowledge.
What’s New for Designers, December 2017 | Webdesigner Depothttps://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2017/12/whats-new-for-designers-december-2017/?ref=donvy.comThe holiday season is upon us, and that’s the perfect time to give yourself a few design goodies. While the season for new releases has slowed some, there are still plenty of news design tools and beta releases to test out. Take the opportunity to play with some of these great new elements for designers.
In Memoriam: The Tech That Died in 2017 | PCMag.comhttps://www.pcmag.com/feature/357937/in-memoriam-the-tech-that-died-in-2017?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleEvery year brings its hardships and losses. The tech world is not immune; brands and gadgets come and go. A must-have device or addictive service is easily discarded as VC funds dry up and newer, shinier offerings emerge. Once again, PCMag is here to remind you of the tech tools and interfaces that will not be joining us in 2018 (until a future re-launch; I’m looking at you, Polaroid). We’re not talking about the start-ups that barely got off the ground, but the well-known brands that said farewell in the past 12 months.
8 traditional office tools you can replace with AI – TechRepublichttps://www.techrepublic.com/article/8-traditional-office-tools-you-can-replace-with-ai/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27689259515740508250262421970472Nearly everything in an office, from scanners to windows, can be upgraded to a smarter, automated option. Here are eight examples.