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Major memory corruption vulnerabilities have been discovered in the open-source VLC project.
Tencent's WeChat team apologised on Monday for a new feature embedded in the popular instant messaging app, which shows a cascade of US flags when users type the phrase 'civil rights'.
Facebook has announced that it is trying out its voice to text product in Messenger with selected users before rolling it out across the platform.
Riverbed Technology's Ian Raper practices what he preaches when it comes down to his unique management style.
Public transport app wants to widen its local footprint following new funding round
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Apple and iOS had a head start with apps, but now Android has caught up and even overtaken it: how this will play out is far from certain.
Alibaba Group has joined SoftBank Group and Tiger Global in a $600 million funding round for Travice Inc, the Chinese operator of taxi app Kuaidi Dache.
The NSW Roads and Maritime Service is hauling Uber drivers to court, with the agency issuing at least 10 court attendance notifications to drivers within the ride-sharing company's Sydney operation.
Australian technology startup Lime Rocket is set to get a shot at Silicon Valley, after being accepted into a Google-backed startup program based in California tech hub Palo Alto.
Google has added Word Lens, a technology acquired last year, to its Google Translate app. The addition brings Google closer to its universal translator ambitions.
It's no longer fashionable to criticize enterprise IT as it once was. That's because the Internet has definitively won the competition and is leading the way in tech innovation. But for proactive organizations, it doesn't have to be that way.
Evernote keeps upping its game with added products, and Scannable is great for business.
Google has released its Chrome Remote Desktop app for iOS, allowing users to remotely access their PCs using their iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices.
Apple is raising prices across Europe as it shifts to VAT based on the customer's country of residence. For Russia, the price hike could be linked to the fall in its currency.
Nuance is taking things a step further with the addition of voice biometrics to give drivers more control in branding the infotainment experience through the security of a spoken passphrase.
Keep yourself up to date and entertained by these awesome free apps for Windows Phone 8.
These are the top Windows 8 apps we have found to help your business and leisure travel trips go smoothly.
Which are some of the best apps to help you organize your life and sync your files across Google services?
What are some of the best apps in the market to help you keep your files organized?
There's a huge range of productivity apps in the market, but which ones are deemed the best?
Check out these useful apps available on the Windows Phone Store to make your work life a little bit easier when you are out of the office.
Screenshots from the new iOS word processor and spreadsheet apps from Google.
Maintaining privacy online seems almost impossible, but there are a tools that can minimise the chances of your personal, financial or business data falling into the wrong hands.
The Windows 8.1 update brought big improvements for snap view, the ability to have multiple apps on screen at the same time. The possibilities are endless, and these 10 uses are a good jumping off point.
There are so many apps in the Google Play store it can be hard finding those useful gems. We've done the work for you with these 10 cool Android apps.
Christmas is over and done with, but many of us are left with the bill. What apps are on the market to help you ration your expenses?
If you've started the new year with the resolution to go to the gym, while this might not stick, a number of apps on the market can help you make small, healthier changes to your lifestyle.
Twitter users on Windows 8.1 should check out this app ASAP. Tweetium is one of the best Twitter apps on any mobile platform.
Here's 10 Windows Phone 8 apps that business users must have, whether it's securing messages and logins to finding the right location for a meeting.
A gallery of screenshots from the new Apple Store for iPad shopping app.
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Google VP of Engineering Vic Gundrota showed off the prototype of a new Web-based Gmail app that could one day be used on any smartphone. By using HTML 5 standards, he predicts, developers will no longer have to choose just one platform to write for. When the app is released, users will be able to archive and use their e-mail even when not online. Moderator: Tim O'Reilly, founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media
At the TechCrunch Cloud Computing Roundtable on Friday in Mountain View, Calif., panelists discuss the difficulties in creating and scaling applications in the cloud. Scott Dietzen, Yahoo senior vice president of Communications Products, says it's unrealistic to think you can just throw apps out there and expect them to work perfectly--it takes a lot of work. Amazon CTO Werner Vogel believes apps immediately need the same scaling capabilities as the platforms they exist on, while Mike Schroepfer, VP of engineering at Facebook, explains how and why two different functions on Facebook--status updates and pictures--have a similar interface to the user but have completely different back ends.
Microsoft's enterprise customers will get greater performance and functionality from their Exchange 2007 servers, but there's little in it for the smaller business.
MindManager X5 Pro combines brainstorming, project management and presentation functionality into an extremely useful business tool that's especially well suited to the Tablet PC platform.
This program tries to save you the bother of reading and summarising a long document, but we found too many flaws in our tests to recommend it without reservation. It could prove useful in certain situations, however.
Although it uses the same translation engine as several free Web-based services, Systran Translator Professional 5 offers additional features that may make it a worthwhile purchase for some business users.
AutoRoute 2006 delivers good-quality output on-screen and in the form of verbal directions, but is perhaps best used for researching your journeys in advance.
Despite some handset compatibility and call quality issues in our tests, Cicero Networks' softphone could prove valuable for mobile professionals with Wi-Fi-equipped Windows Mobile smartphones.
Cicero Networks' softphone provides access to VoIP services over Wi-Fi and GSM networks from a single dialler. When seamless roaming between Wi-Fi and GSM is implemented, CiceroPhone should prove very useful. However, a Wi-Fi-equipped Windows Mobile smartphone may be a more convenient platform than a handheld.
Zetadocs PDF could prove useful if your business handles a lot of electronic documents -- particularly customer-facing ones -- that would benefit from a consistent look and feel.
No other FTP client can match the features and customisation options of Ipswitch’s WS_FTP, which makes data management tasks faster, easier and more secure. The latest version is a solid upgrade, focussing specifically on the needs of business users.
With its easy interface and speedy OCR conversion, Readiris is recommended for anyone who needs to convert documents to electronic form. Don't bank on its new ability to transform hand-printed notes into editable text, though.
Scansoft Converter Professional 3 lets you edit PDFs in situ, and offers simple and fast file conversion to and from PDF.
Safari RSS, the default Mac OS X browser, beats Opera, Firefox and Internet Explorer as the best Web browser for Mac users.
Version 8 of Opera is an equally good alternative to Internet Explorer as Firefox.
If you need efficient speech-to-text software, Dragon Naturally Speaking 8 Preferred is definitely worth considering. But if you already have a portable device that can record voice, such as a handheld, you may not need this Mobile bundle.
A serious lack of integration puts this messaging suite at the bottom of the pile.
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