Is enterprise blockchain right for your company? dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-17 20:08:51

No matter the industry, ensuring the security of all our digital transactions is everyone’s biggest concern. Aside from bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, enterprise blockchain technology has the potential to overcome many current (and potentially future) hurdles digital transactions must face. So how do organizations determine if blockchain is right for their business? How do companies know...

OnePlus 6 specs leak ahead of the launch later this month dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-05 17:49:49

The OnePlus 6 is due to be revealed on May 26 and, as with just about every OnePlus device, details of the latest flagship have leaked out nice and early. There have already been a number of rumors relating to the OnePlus 6 -- such as confirmation of the notch -- but now full specifications have appeared on the website of Chinese regulator TENAA. So what can you expect from the A6000, and will it...

Get 'Preventing Digital Extortion' ($25 value) FREE for a limited time dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-03 20:45:46

More and more cyber threats keep emerging every day, affecting organizations across the board, targeting the entire spectrum of the Internet. Digital or cyber-extortion has come across as the most serious of such threats as it seeks to profit from criminal activity, akin to blackmail. Preventing Digital Extortion from Packt Publishing will teach you the art of preventing digital extortion and...

Ransomware attacks up 400 percent in 2017 mainly due to WannaCry dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-03 15:41:15

Ransomware attacks grew by 400 percent last year, largely down to the success of the WannaCry attack. It’s perhaps not surprising that other variants slowed down, but this signals a shift in the way ransomware is being used. A new report from F-Secure shows WannaCry accounted for nine out of every 10 ransomware detection reports by the end of the year. The use of other ransomware by cyber...

Samsung announces the Galaxy A6 and A6+ with Super AMOLED screens and advanced cameras dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-02 15:09:34

Samsung’s flagship smartphones get a lot of coverage, but not everyone can afford the latest state-of-the-art handsets. The South Korean tech giant offers a number of more affordable devices, and today it announces the Galaxy A6 and A6+. The new phones feature powerful front and rear cameras, Super AMOLED screens and Samsung’s signature Infinity Display, offering an 18.5:9 screen ratio. The...

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...

Everything removed or deprecated in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-01 17:21:50

Microsoft has introduced a number of big new features in Windows 10 1803, the April 2018 Update, including Timeline, Focus Assist, and more. With each new OS update, however, some existing features get dropped, or stop being actively developed. Here are all the features that have been removed or deprecated in this latest release. SEE ALSO: Windows 10 April 2018 Update rolling out now How to...

Wikipedia now offers link previews -- but you can disable them dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-28 13:51:38

When you decide to look up anything on Wikipedia, you run the very serious risk of falling down a rabbit hole that will take you many hours to find your way back out of. To help avoid the problem of going off on too much of a tangent, the site recently introduced a new link preview feature. It's a simple idea which means that it is possible to preview a page before you visit it, simply by hovering...

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...

Ubuntu Linux 18.04 Bionic Beaver is here -- download it now! dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-26 20:45:39

Ubuntu is one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions -- if not the most popular. While it may not be everyone's favorite operating system, it is largely responsible for making Linux accessible for average consumers. It is fairly easy to install, simple to use, and has a convenient application center. Ultimately, it is a pleasure to use for both beginners and experts alike. Today,...