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Microsoft's new open source mission sees PowerShell come to Linux

Microsoft is continuing its commitment to supporting other platforms by bringing its previously Windows-exclusive PowerShell scripting language to Linux and Mac OS X. It has also open-sourced PowerShell as part of its new company-wide open ethos.

PlayStation 4 getting a UI refresh and folders with new update

Sony has announced a substantial software update for the PlayStation 4 that includes a refresh of the console's visual feel and improved library management features. Codenamed Shingen, the update carries the version number 4.00 and is in preview now.

Accountancy software company Sage hit by data breach

The major U.K. software company Sage has been compromised in a data breach with personal information relating to 280 businesses being affected.

Pokemon hunt leads to glory for Google-born Niantic

San Francisco - Born in Google's shadow, Niantic strode into the spotlight with a mobile internet spin on hunting Pokemon but can the obsession with the game lead to long-term financial success?

Microsoft says Windows 10's next big update won't be until spring

After launching the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft has announced there will be no further feature updates for the operating system this year. Instead, it's planning two major releases for 2017 that will add new capabilities to the OS.

Windows 10 upgrade offer has ended but you can still get it free

Microsoft ended the Windows 10 free upgrade offer on July 29, preventing Windows 7 and 8.1 users who haven't moved to the new OS from doing so for free. A workaround has been discovered, letting you claim a free upgrade should you change your mind today.

Microsoft Word to become your writing assistant with new update

Microsoft has announced two major new features coming to Word in an upcoming update. Researcher enables you to research information with automatic citation from within Word. Editor is a personal "writing assistant" to improve your writing style.

Hackers can access your iPhone by sending an image in a text

Apple customers are being urged to update their devices after the discovery of a major vulnerability. Attackers could access an iPhone or Mac by sending a specially crafted text message. The method is similar to last year's 'Stagefright' Android bug.

Some iOS beta users are getting locked out of their phones

Some users of Apple's recently-launched iOS 10 public beta are reportedly getting locked out of their Apple ID after enabling two-factor authentication, preventing them from resetting their passwords. The cause is believed to be a server bug.

Google buys company that lets you identify objects with a phone

Google has added another startup to its long list of recent acquisitions. To extend its presence in machine learning and vision, the company has bought Moodstocks. The French firm has developed technology that facilitates "instant object recognition."

Siri gets smarter in iOS 10, Apple's 'biggest ever' update

Apple has announced iOS 10, the latest version of its iPhone and iPad software. The free update will launch in the fall and includes a heavily upgraded Siri, improvements to the lock screen and notifications and a refreshed suite of preinstalled apps.

Apple may soon let you hide those annoying stock iPhone apps

Apple bundles a set of stock apps with every new iPhone out the box. Many of the apps are far from useful for every owner though, cluttering up the home screen and using storage space. Apple may finally be close to letting you remove them though.

Apple to release iOS update to fix broken webpage links

Apple rolled out iOS 9.3 to iPhone users last week, adding a number of features to the mobile operating system. The update isn’t without its problems though, including a bug that crashes Safari when tapping links on webpages.

Report: Google building a keyboard for Apple's iOS

Google is said to be building a feature-packed third-party keyboard for the iPhone and iPad that will see it bring elements of the Android user interface to Apple's rival platform. The company wants to increase the number of searches made by iOS users.

Apple details updates coming to iOS, Apple TV and Apple Watch

The new iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro were the headline announcements at today's Apple event but the company also unveiled a few other changes to its devices line-up. Apple TV and Apple Watch both received updates and an iOS refresh was detailed.

Kindle owners urged to update their device to keep using it

Amazon has warned owners of older models of its Kindle e-reader that they need to install an important software update today or face the device becoming unusable online from later this week. From March 22, Kindle services will be inaccessible.

iOS update makes it obvious if your boss can monitor your phone

Apple has rolled out a new beta of iOS 9 to its developers, containing mostly bug fixes and general improvements. One new feature has been receiving attention as iOS now displays obvious alerts when a device is being monitored by a boss.

Google takes 'some responsibility' for self-driving car/bus crash

Google was testing one of its' self-driving cars on Valentine's Day when the car struck a public bus on a street in Silicon Valley. It appears this is the first time one of the tech company's cars has caused a crash (albeit small) during testing.

Apple apologises for bricking iPhones with 'error 53', issues fix

Apple has responded to the complaints of iPhone owners who have been left with bricked phones after getting third-party home button repairs. Apple called the issue a security "feature" but has now promised to restore affected devices.

Bug in Adobe software deletes the first directory it finds on Mac

An embarrassed Adobe has been forced to admit a critical bug in its Creative Cloud suite of premium design software has been deleting users' files without warning or notice. The company has apologized and issued a new update.

Odd iOS bug leaves devices dead if date set to January 1st, 1970

A new and intriguing bug has been found in Apple's iOS software used on the iPhone and iPad. Manually setting the date to the earliest time possible, January 1st 1970, leaves devices completely bricked and unusable with no confirmed known fix.

Apple admits the iPhone 6s battery indicator may get stuck

Apple is investigating an issue with its newest smartphones, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, that causes the battery indicator in the status bar to stick on one percentage for several hours. The announcement comes after wide-spread complaints.

iPhone users report speed increase from App Store 'tapping tip'

In what may initially sound like a bizarre hoax created online, owners of slow iPhones are reporting a speed increase in some apps after trying a "tapping tip" making its way around Twitter. It comes as Apple faces a lawsuit for sluggish software.

Tech titans pledge $1 bn for artificial intelligence research

San Francisco - Several big-name Silicon Valley figures have pledged $1 billion to support a non-profit firm that on Friday said it would focus on the "positive human impact" of artificial intelligence.

Dozens of major websites crash all at once

San Francisco - Dozens of major websites including Netflix, Uber and the BBC went down simultaneously in some areas of the United States, but were soon up again in most cases.

Widespread reports suggest iPhone 6S may turn off at random

Reports of brand-new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus handsets turning themselves off at random are circulating online today. Preliminary analysis suggests the bug may be caused by a recent iOS software update.

Op-Ed: Politics and science collide in immigration row

A German scientist has pulled back the rights for some key European countries to use some software he has developed. The reason is because eight European countries are allowing too many immigrants in.

China builds a Windows replacement that looks like Windows XP

In a bid to move away from reliance on Microsoft's Windows, the Chinese government has built itself its own operating system to use instead. The result, named NeoKylin, looks almost exactly like Windows XP.

Apple rolls out WatchOS 2 after fixing critical delaying bug

A few days behind schedule, Apple has launched the second-generation version of its Apple Watch software. WatchOS 2 is available to download now and includes several new features designed to expand the functionality of the Apple Watch.

Microsoft confirms Office 2016 is coming later this month

Microsoft today announced that the next version of its Office productivity suite will be available on September 22. A free upgrade to Office 365 subscribers, Office 2016 includes several improvements and new features to enhance productivity.
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