How to use Windows 10's new Timeline feature dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-02 14:40:29

Your web browser remembers every page you visit, making it easy to return to a site you saw earlier. Timeline is a similar idea, but for the latest version of Windows 10. It remembers all of the different tasks, apps and files you’ve been working on, across your various Windows devices. In future it will even work with Microsoft’s many iOS and Android apps, and maybe third-party apps too. SEE...

Amazon now offers a smart home security installation service dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-27 17:58:42

Earlier today, we revealed that Amazon is bumping up the price of a Prime subscription by 20 percent, but this is not the only news coming from the online giant. A newly discovered and little-advertised portal on the Amazon site finds the company offering smart home security installation services. Ranging in price from $240 to $840, the Smart Home Services packages include the cost of both...

ZTE says Denial Order put in place by the US Department of Commerce is 'unfair' and 'unacceptable' dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-20 16:27:15

Earlier in the week, the US Department of Commerce banned American companies from selling hardware and software to Chinese firm ZTE. The company is understandably unhappy with the US move, and has issued a statement to express its disgust. The US ban was implemented for -- the US says -- a violation of previous sanctions. ZTE says these allegations are simply not true, and has lashed out at the...

Fedora 28 Beta Linux distro is finally here dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-03 20:19:37

Fedora is the best overall Linux-based desktop operating system -- Linus Torvalds famously uses it regularly. Today, version 28 of the distribution finally achieves Beta status. After a short delay -- it was scheduled to be available a week earlier -- the distro is back on track, and looking better than ever. As is typical now, there are three versions of the operating system -- Atomic Host,...

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Redstone 4 Build 17083 with Timeline improvements and privacy enhancements dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-01-24 20:15:37

Windows Insiders have got used to Fast ring releases arriving at a slower pace lately, but it looks as if Microsoft might be stepping on the gas once more, as Build 17083 arrives a mere fortnight after 17074. The latest build comes with lots of new features and improvements, including the additional privacy options announced earlier. Among the big new changes in this build are improvements to the...

Bitcoin price nearly breaks $8,000 amid renewed Segwit 2x interest dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-11-17 17:23:42

It's been an interesting past couple of weeks in the cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin set a new price record earlier this month near $7,800 as traders were eagerly awaiting the Segwit 2x hard fork, and the bonus coins that they would get as a result. When that was cancelled, the price plummeted. Bitcoin dropped to as low as $5,519, based on's historical data. At the same time,...

Google updates job search with estimated salary, location filter dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-11-15 17:20:11

As part of its Google for Jobs initiative, earlier this year Google introduced a new job search tool to help users better understand a prospective employer or how long their new commute might take. Today, based on feedback that Google has received, the job search tool gets an update that makes it a lot more useful. Among the new features are a salary estimator and improved location filter. Google...

Twitter pauses verification program after giving white supremacist the coveted blue tick dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-11-11 16:26:58

Head of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has admitted that the company's verification system is "broken" after a blue tick was awarded to white supremacist Jason Kessler. There was a backlash this week after Kessler -- who helped to arrange the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville earlier in the year -- had his Twitter account verified. Responding to the negative reaction this prompted, Twitter announced...

Russian Instagram posts reached 20 million users in the US - Engadget dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-11-01 16:18:29

Russian Instagram posts reached 20 million users in the US
Earlier this week, we learned that over half of Facebook's US audience, 126 million Americans, were exposed to Russia's attempts to influence last November's election on the platform. Now, tech companies are back in front of Congress answering ...
Fiery exchanges on Capitol Hill as lawmakers...

iPhone X: Apple Engineer Reportedly Fired After Daughter's Hands-On Video Goes Viral - NDTV dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-10-30 07:03:40

iPhone X: Apple Engineer Reportedly Fired After Daughter's Hands-On Video Goes Viral
Apple has allegedly sacked an engineer after his daughter's video of an unreleased iPhone X went viral on YouTube, the media reported. In the video posted earlier this week, Brooke Amelia Peterson documented her trip to Apple's campus, where her father ...
Apple fires...