Canon launches IVY Mini Photo Printer for iPhone and Android dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-21 02:19:18

The concept of printing out your photos and putting them in an album is pretty much dead. Yeah, some folks probably still do this, but thanks to smartphones, tablets, and smart televisions, there is no reason to do so. There are much better ways to share and enjoy your precious memories these days. In other words, the digitization of photos has created a superior experience. But OK, it can be fun...

Facebook sneakily shifts data of 1.5 billion users away from Europe and GDPR dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-20 13:23:09

Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the spotlight of privacy has been firmly on Facebook. The social network has made numerous promises about offering greater privacy controls to users, and after fears that Europe would end up with greater controls because of GDPR, Facebook then revealed similar tools will be rolled out around the world. Just a few days ago, the company gave a little more...

Facebook: Yep, we track non-users -- but everyone else is doing it, so why shouldn't we? dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-17 16:46:46

In a blog post addressing some of the questions Mark Zuckerberg failed to properly answer in front of Congress, Facebook has admitted that it tracks both users and non-users as they use the web. This is something the social network has historically denied. Facebook's product management director, David Baser, conceded that "when you visit a site or app that uses our services, we receive information...

MSPs and resellers see containers as the biggest opportunity since virtual machines dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-17 16:35:16

A new survey of channel partners by container platform specialist Diamanti reveals that resellers and service providers see the adoption of containers as a massive disruption and opportunity. Enterprises are rapidly adapting their applications and systems for the cloud, and containers are viewed as a key enabling technology. According to Diamanti's survey, more than 75 percent of channel partners...

Leaked memo shows Apple threatens leakers with criminal action dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-14 11:19:53

A leaked Apple memo reveals that last year the company identified 29 leakers within its ranks, 12 of whom were arrested. The memo warns that employees that leak company information have "everything to lose". There is obviously a wonderful irony to the leaking of a memo about leaking, but it also gives something of an insight into just how seriously Apple takes the matter. The company is...

Apple encourages the switch to 64-bit with 'not optimized for Mac' message dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-12 19:28:10

Today Apple started its push of 64-bit apps. The company's desire to banish 32-bit software and move everyone to modern, 64-bit versions is no secret and now it is starting the process of encouraging people to make the switch. With macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, messages will start to appear when 32-bit apps are run. They say "[app name] is not optimized for Mac" and they only appear once so as not to...

It looks like there will be a new RTM build of Windows 10 as build 17134 is discovered dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-12 19:06:53

It had been thought that Build 17133 that rolled out to Windows Insiders was the RTM version of Windows 10 Spring Creators Update. But with the discovery of a bug in this build, it seems that this will not be the one that rolls out to everyone. Yesterday we reported about a "blocking bug" that looks set to delay the release of the next big update to Windows, and now it seems that there will be at...

Facebook suspends pro-Brexit firm AggregateIQ for allegedly obtaining user data improperly dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-07 17:28:20

It's not all that long since Facebook suspended data firm Cambridge Analytica for harvesting personal information from millions of users. Now the social network has suspended AggregateIQ -- another data firm, this time linked to the pro-Brexit Vote Leave campaign -- because of possible connections to Cambridge Analytica's parent company. AggregateIQ is thought to be linked to Strategic...

Facebook will give everyone the option to unsend messages, just like Mark Zuckerberg dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-07 16:09:30

When it came to light that messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives via Facebook Messenger had been deleted, there was widespread concern about not only the social network's use of a feature unavailable to anyone else, but also the lack of transparency about it. Still reeling from the Cambridge Analytica debacle and other privacy scandals, Facebook has now announced that the...

? #LeBrief : « série start-up » sur Station F, le projet Maven divise Google, HTTPS Everywhere à jour dans Informatique / Multimedia
PC INpact 2018-04-05 10:30:10

C'est l'heure de #LeBrief, notre bilan de l'actualité dans le domaine des nouvelles technologies. Il contient toutes les informations qu'il ne faut pas manquer pour bien commencer la journée. Il est diffusé en accès libre.Lire la suite