International Shopping experience comes to the Amazon Shopping app dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-17 20:09:04

Amazon is making it easier to browse for goods from international sellers and have them shipped to your home country. The company is bringing the "International Shopping" experience to the Amazon Shopping app, and this simplifies the process of accessing Amazon with local language support and to track down items that ship to your country. The new experience is available to iOS and Android users,...

Microsoft, Facebook and Symantec are among 34 companies pledging not to help governments launch cyberattacks dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-17 18:36:30

More than 30 technology companies have signed the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, making a number of pledges relating to cyberattacks. Microsoft, Facebook, Dell, HP and LinkedIn are just a few of the companies signing on the dotted line, promising -- among other things -- never to help a government launch cyberattacks against innocent citizens and enterprises. The overall aim of the accord is to...

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...

Apple launches iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition to raise money for HIV/AIDS dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-09 15:31:40

Apple has announced the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition which will be available to order from tomorrow, April 10. Like last year's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED, the new handsets feature a red finish and proceeds from sales will help to raise money for Global Fund HIV/AIDS grants. In addition to the phone, Apple has also announced a new $99 (PRODUCT)RED iPhone X...

Apple says the redesigned Mac Pro is coming in 2019 dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-05 19:47:38

If you've been hoping for a new Mac Pro in the near future, you're going to be disappointed. Apple has said that a new model is not due to go on sale until 2019. There is good news, however. The Mac Pro is undergoing a complete redesign, but it will remain a modular, customizable machine. The release date of 2019 also means that you'll have more time to save up -- and you'll probably need it. See...

Intel unveils hexacore mobile Core i9 chip and gets within spitting distance of 5GHz dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-03 16:57:45

In Bejing today, Intel revealed its first mobile Core i9 chip. The hexacore processor (yep... no fewer than six cores) is an eighth-generation chip, and the company says it is "the highest-performance laptop processor Intel has ever built". Intel also claims that it offers the "best gaming and content creation experience on the go," and with the top-of-the-range Intel Core i9-8950HK processor...

Microsoft opens up its AI training to the public dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-02 16:40:34

Businesses are increasingly interested in the opportunities offered by artificial intelligence across a wide range of uses. But there's an increasing shortage of the skills needed to implement AI. Microsoft is helping to address this problem by making its AI training program -- the Microsoft Professional Program in AI, previously only available to employees -- open to the public. The program...

Cloudflare launches consumer DNS service with a focus on privacy dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-01 17:57:53

Today is both Easter and April Fool's Day, making it an absolutely atrocious day for announcing new products. After all, on Easter, many people are busy with their families -- it will be very easy for technology news to get overlooked. Not to mention, companies often announce fake products on April Fool's -- anything announced will be questioned as being either real or not. That isn't stopping...

Huawei doesn't stand a chance in the US dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-22 19:02:38

Here's the thing. As happy as smartphone makers are about selling a ton of devices across the globe, they would all like to make it big in the US. It's a huge market where lots of consumers buy premium handsets -- which offer the biggest margins. However, it's not easy to gain ground here. The US is unlike the vast majority of markets in the sense that iOS and Android share a similarly-sized slice...

Facebook is introducing a way for creators to make money from their content dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-19 18:01:53

YouTube has become a huge money-making platform, not only for Google, but also for the creators who upload content. Now Facebook wants a piece of the action and is in the process of testing a couple of ways in which creators can monetize their content. The idea sees Facebook giving creators the chance to offer subscription services to their fans. For $4.99 per month, subscribers can be granted...