Topic: skype

SD Times news digest: Intel’s security pledge, VS Code Java tools, and new Skype encryption

In the aftermath of Google Project Zero’s security exploits, Intel has announced that the company will work closely with their partners with a shared goal of restoring confidence in the security of the customers’ data as quickly as possible. Last week, it was revealed one of the vulnerabilties, Meltdown, was found on Intel processors, and … continue reading

Weak biometric security systems, Microsoft’s ReactXP, and the Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS) program — SD Times news digest: April 14, 2017

The fingerprint or biometric security system on your smartphone is not as secure as you think. Researchers from NYU and Michigan State University have discovered a way to fool biometric security systems into giving them access to smartphones. According to the researchers, fingerprint-based authentication systems use small sensors that only capture partial fingerprints. The researchers … continue reading

Developers can tap into deep learning with the open-source beta of the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit

Developers and researchers can start using the power of deep learning with the updated beta release of the open-source Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit. The toolkit, previously known as CNTK, and was developed by computer scientists at Microsoft. They wanted developers to be able to train and evaluate deep learning algorithms fast, scaling efficiently in a range … continue reading

Microsoft’s goal: Democratizing artificial intelligence

With all the talk here at Microsoft’s Ignite conference around the cloud, office productivity and collaboration (and all that goes with that), CEO Satya Nadella took the keynote stage yesterday afternoon to discuss what he sees as the next horizon of digital transformation: artificial intelligence. This, to be sure, is not about AI for the … continue reading

Telerik DevCraft R3 2016 announced, Consul 0.7, and Mozilla’s new debugger—SD Times news digest: Sept. 15, 2016

Progress has announced the latest release of its UI toolbox for web, mobile and desktop development. The latest version of Telerik DevCraft features support for Angular 2, ASP.NET Core 1.0 and Universal Windows Platform. Additional features include new CheckBoxList, RadioButtonList and RichTextBox components; new chart types; the ability to convert legacy WinForms apps to modern … continue reading

Google announces new video updates: Duo and YouTube Live

Google has announced a new video calling app, Duo, to rival Microsoft’s Skype and iOS’ FaceTime. It has been made available on Android and iOS. “Video calling is the next best thing to being with someone in person, but too often it can be a frustrating or complicated experience,” wrote Justin Uberti, principal software engineer, … continue reading

Google’s must-have Android apps, MIT’s Ur programming language and more NSA leaks—SD Times news digest: Dec. 29, 2014

Google released a list of its must-have Android apps, rattling off 127 of the most highly recommended and highest rated apps in the Google Play Store. The apps, most of them free, range from popular favorites including Netflix, Shazam and Spotify to mobile applications with fast-growing user bases such as Quip, Pushbullet and Lumosity. Google’s full … continue reading

Top messaging apps fail EFF’s security check

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is calling out top messaging apps on their poor security habits. The organization recently released its Secure Messaging Scorecard, where it evaluated dozens of messaging technologies on their security practices. “The revelations from Edward Snowden confirm that governments are spying on our digital lives, devouring all communications that aren’t protected … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Oct. 28, 2014 –New Azure services at TechEd Europe, IBM Cloud OpenStack and data services and WebRTC on IE

Microsoft announces more Azure updates at TechEd Europe Little more than a week following its Azure press event, Microsoft introduced new services including Azure Batch, Azure Operational Insights and Azure Automation at theTechEd Europe conference in Barcelona, Spain. According to a blog post from Microsoft Azure product marketing director Vibhor Kapoor, Azure Batch delivers job … continue reading

SD Times news digest: October 14, 2014—Microsoft’s Skype Qik app, AngularJS 1.3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 and Cumulus Linux 2.5

Microsoft announces Skype Qik group video messaging app Microsoft is making a play for mobile video messaging with Skype Qik, its new group messaging app available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Kik, the original streaming app acquired by Microsoft several years ago, has been rolled into the new Skype Qik app to compete with … continue reading

SkypeKit offers API for embedding video in apps

VOIP client will also be coming to televisions and other consumer electronic devices … continue reading

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