Latest Microsoft Windows 10 Update Makes Some Apps Disappear

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Microsoft has issued a workaround for the latest Windows 10 update that apparently causes some apps to disappear. Last week, the company released the latest Windows 10 Creators Update, which includes new security features and support for new augmented reality perks that will work with “mixed reality” headsets and other […] Read more »

Microsoft to cut update ties between Edge and Windows 10

Microsoft will sever the update ties between Windows 10 and its default browser, Edge, to give company developers a way to refresh the browser more often than twice a year, according to an online report. “Users will finally be able to get updates to the Edge browser via the Windows Store, which will allow Microsoft […] Read more »

iOS 9.3.2 update squashes bugs and encourages late-night reading binges

Apple released a minor update for iOS today, bringing us to version 9.3.2. Mainly a bug-fixing update, 9.3.2 solves a Bluetooth issue for the iPhone SE which prevented playback, and makes dictionary definitions more reliable. It also brings the ability to use Night Shift and Low Power Mode simultaneously, which will come in handy for […] Read more »

Weekend Business Update: $200M round for Slack, PayPal condemns discrimination, and more.

In the wake of the petering out of the back-and-forth between Apple and the FBI over encryption, Whatsapp decided to throw the switch on end-to-end encryption for its entire userbase this week. Messaging apps appear to be responding to consumers’ need for privacy. Signal – the messaging tool favored by Edward Snowden – opened up […] Read more »

Update: Apple said to move part of cloud business from AWS to Google

Apple has moved some of its iCloud and services data from Amazon Web Services to Google’s cloud platform, in what is seen as a bid by the iPhone maker to diversify its cloud service providers, according to reports. The move comes even as the company is building its own new data centers, leading to speculation […] Read more »

Facebook is down, go do something more fun while it recovers [Update: It’s back!]

Facebook is down for many users around the world, according to DownDetector.co.uk and reports on Twitter. It’s the second outage within a week for the social network, and many people are unable to log in and view those critical status messages, Pages and other updates. These problems don’t tend to last too long, but we’ve asked […] Read more »