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How to change countries in the Google Play Store -- the official way! dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-25 10:41:54

There can be few Android users who have learned about an exciting new app or game, only to be disappointed to discover it's not available in their country. There have been various ways around this, including downloading APKs from unofficial sources, but now Google has introduced a way to do it officially. An update to the Google Play Store sees the addition of a new "Country and profiles" option...

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Fall Creators Update on nearly 75 percent of all Windows 10 PCs dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-01-25 16:49:57

The Windows 10 Creators Update rollout was a bit of a mess. Shortly after it launched, Microsoft warned people not to install it, and a quarter of Windows 10 users still didn’t have it by the time its successor, the Fall Creators Update, arrived last October. Microsoft has definitely learned its lessons this time around however, as the Fall Creators Update is being installed at a much faster...

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Why employees should aim to fail in 2018 dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-01-09 21:35:04

As children, most of us learned the hard way not to touch a hot stove. The instant searing pain and the lingering bite that followed and lasted for at least a couple days is the bitter reminder that we had messed up. But ask yourself, have you touched a hot stove since? The lesson learned here still follows us throughout our lives because learning from failure is the quickest path to growth. The...

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Fall Creators Update already on more than half of all Windows 10 PCs dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-12-28 18:00:48

Microsoft releases two big feature updates a year for Windows 10. 2017 saw the arrival of the Creators Update in April, followed by the Fall Creators Update in October. The Creators Update was a slow and at times problematic release. A quarter of Windows 10 users still didn’t have it by the time its successor rolled out. Thankfully, Microsoft seems to have learned some important lessons, and the...

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Logitech launches 'Red Edition' of Spotlight Presentation Remote dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-11-21 21:39:37

If you work in an office, you have undoubtedly sat through a boring PowerPoint presentation. Yeah, it is easy to criticize the people doing the presenting for being deficient, but quite often, it isn’t their fault. After all, giving a successful presentation is a skill that must be learned. True, some folks are naturally social, but overall, you need to work on it. It is wrong to just thrust an...

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US government uses Texas shooter's iPhone to support its case for encryption backdoors dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-11-12 16:01:49

The inability of law enforcement agencies to access encrypted data stored on smartphones is a relatively new one, but it's one that really came into the spotlight with the San Bernardino shooting latest year. With the recent shooting in Texas, the UIS government is talking about the issue once again. We've already learned that the FBI has been unable to access data stored on the shooter's phone...

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


Engadget
Russian Instagram posts reached 20 million users in the US
Engadget
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...

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Purism Librem 13 v2 privacy-focused Linux laptop -- great hardware, frustrating software [Review] dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-10-29 16:48:20

As a computer user in 2017, privacy is always on my mind -- as it should be. I suppose I have always cared about securing my information and data, but in recent years, we have learned so many troubling things about government hackers -- including the USA -- that it seems more important than ever. Patriot Edward Snowden really shone a light on the unfortunate state of privacy, or lack thereof, in...

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Humans Have Even More Neanderthal DNA Than We Realized - Gizmodo dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-10-05 21:36:00


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Humans Have Even More Neanderthal DNA Than We Realized
Gizmodo
A international team of researchers has completed one of the most detailed analyses of a Neanderthal genome to date. Among the many new findings, the researchers learned that Neanderthals first mated with modern humans a surprisingly long time ago, ...
Neanderthals Weren't As Incestuous As We Thought,...

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Senate Intelligence Heads Warn That Russian Election Meddling Continues - New York Times dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-10-04 23:34:17


New York Times
Senate Intelligence Heads Warn That Russian Election Meddling Continues
New York Times
Senators Richard M. Burr, left, the intelligence committee's chairman, and Mark Warner, its vice chairman, held the most extensive news conference since the committee began its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Credit Pete ...
5 takeaways from Senate...

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