Google’s A.I.-powered voice recorder and transcription app comes to older Pixel phones – TechCrunch

Google’s A.I.-powered voice recorder and transcription app comes to older Pixel phones – TechCrunch

Google’s A.I. powered voice recorder app introduced at Google’s October hardware event was one of the company’s more impressive…

6 smart things to think over with Google’s CEO shakeup

All’s clear to install Microsoft’s November patches

Mozilla in trouble? 2018 revenue fell 20%, expenses exceed income for first time

These new data sources are creating high-impact tools for investors – TechCrunch

Google’s founders step back – TechCrunch

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is taking over as CEO of Alphabet – TechCrunch

Google Photos adds a chat feature to its app – TechCrunch

Apple and Google reveal the best apps and games of 2019 – TechCrunch

Fired Google workers will file federal complaint alleging the company wrongfully terminated them – TechCrunch

Why Notion is staying small as its valuation gets bigger – TechCrunch

Finding free money for your social impact startup – TechCrunch

Top web browsers 2019: No end in sight for Firefox’s losses

Top Israeli VC talks cybersecurity, diversity and ‘no go’ investments – TechCrunch

Reinventing the relationship between workers and tech – TechCrunch

Facebook launches a photo portability tool, starting in Ireland – TechCrunch

Microsoft touts Edge’s new tab page connection to Office 365

Free Spotify comes to Alexa – TechCrunch

Facebook Viewpoints pays users for well-being surveys & tasks – TechCrunch

Apple and Google Maps accommodate Russia’s annexation of Crimea – TechCrunch

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Tim Cook, Satya Nadella, Elon Musk, Sundar Pichai and more sign renewed commitment to Paris Agreement – TechCrunch

The U.S. government may be in the process of formally withdrawing from the term of the Paris Agreement, an…

A bug in Microsoft’s login system put users at risk of account hijacks – TechCrunch

Now even the FBI is warning about your smart TV’s security – TechCrunch

Apple Arcade updates, TikTok distances itself from China, Kardashians send shady app to No. 1 – TechCrunch

Essential security and privacy gifts to help protect your friends and family – TechCrunch

Trouva, an online marketplace for independent boutiques, raises $22M – TechCrunch

New smartphone figures highlight continued struggles to grow market – TechCrunch

Apple releases holiday ad – TechCrunch

European smartphone shipments grew in Q3, driven by Samsung – TechCrunch

Nike is latest retailer to offer 3% cash back to Apple Card users – TechCrunch

Y Combinator’s short-lived China dream – TechCrunch

Microsoft adds Māori to translator as New Zealand pushes to revitalize the language – TechCrunch

Apple expands and updates its ‘Everyone Can Code’ program – TechCrunch

Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro battery case sports a new camera button – TechCrunch

With echoes of Theranos, Truvian Sciences revives the dream of low-cost, accessible blood tests – TechCrunch

Apple launches a dedicated mobile app for its developer community – TechCrunch

Logitech accessory kit makes the Xbox Adaptive Controller even more accessible – TechCrunch

Microsoft winds down its bigger plans for Cortana with mobile app shutdown – TechCrunch

Salesforce, Apple partnership begins to come to life – TechCrunch

Microsoft announces changes to cloud contract terms following EU privacy probe – TechCrunch

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AWS launches discounted spot capacity for its Fargate container platform – TechCrunch

AWS launches discounted spot capacity for its Fargate container platform – TechCrunch

AWS today quietly brought spot capacity to Fargate, its serverless compute engine for containers that supports both the company’s Elastic Container Service and, now, its Elastic Kubernetes service. Like spot instances for the EC2 compute…

OrbitsEdge partners with HPE on orbital datacenter computing and analytics – TechCrunch

What kinds of businesses might be able to operate in space? Well datacenter are one potential target you might not have thought of. Space provides an interesting environment for datacenter operations, including advanced analytics operations…

AWS announces new enterprise search tool powered by machine learning – TechCrunch

AWS announces new enterprise search tool powered by machine learning – TechCrunch

Today at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, the company announced a new search tool called Kendra, which provides natural language search across a variety of content repositories using machine learning. Matt Wood, AWS VP of…

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Microsoft delivers emergency security update for antiquated IE

Microsoft on Monday released an emergency security update to patch a vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE), the legacy browser predominantly…

The two fatal flaws with Android 10’s gestures

I’ve been thinking a lot about gestures lately — not friendly gestures, mind you, or even not-so-friendly gestures of the…

10 hidden tricks for making the most of Android 10’s gestures

Look, Google’s Android 10 gestures aren’t perfect — no two ways about that. But for all the negative attention the…

4 Google Assistant additions worth watching

Google Assistant may not be perfect, but goodness gracious, is it ever growing. Seems rarely a month goes by these…

European regulators to Microsoft: We’re watching you

Microsoft has built itself into the company with the world’s highest valuation, while managing to avoid (for the past several…

Heads up: A free, working exploit for BlueKeep just hit

Heads up: A free, working exploit for BlueKeep just hit

Heads up: A free, working exploit for BlueKeep just hit | Computerworld If you haven’t yet installed the May Windows…

The wrong way | Computerworld

The wrong way | Computerworld

The wrong way | Computerworld True tales of IT life, fresh every weekday. Got a story of useless users, hapless…

Edge embraces Chrome’s kill-Flash timetable

Microsoft now says the new “full-Chromium” Edge will use the same kill-Flash calendar as Google’s Chrome, the vastly more popular…

Microsoft set to close licensing loopholes, leave cloud rivals high and dry

Microsoft this fall will begin closing loopholes in its licensing rules that have let customers bring their own licenses for…

10 top tips for saving your smartphone’s battery

Sure, higher resolution screens and faster processors may be the sexy features pushed by smartphone makers. But, truth be told,…

Microsoft provides group policies for enterprise control of ‘full-Chromium’ Edge updates

Microsoft provides group policies for enterprise control of ‘full-Chromium’ Edge updates

Microsoft has published the template and documentation that will be required to manage updates of the not-yet-finalized “full-Chromium” Edge browser,…

Windows 10 quick tips: 13 ways to speed up your PC

Windows 10 quick tips: 13 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? We’ve got help. In just a few minutes you can try out this baker’s…

Windows 10: A guide to the updates

The launch of a major Windows 10 update like the May 2019 Update isn’t the end of a process —…

2 Android Q features we still haven’t seen in action

2 Android Q features we still haven’t seen in action

We’re down to the final countdown for Google’s Android Q release — and by and large, it feels like there…

Review: 6 Android apps that track your business expenses

Review: 6 Android apps that track your business expenses

Traveling these days is a hassle, no matter why you’re going, or where — and the necessity to track your…

The last thing Europe needs: another Greek debt crisis

The last thing Europe needs: another Greek debt crisis

How’s this for déjà vu? Another debt crisis is brewing in Europe. Greece needs European creditors to release cash from…

Review: Windows 10 October 2018 Update delivers modest but useful tweaks

Review: Windows 10 October 2018 Update delivers modest but useful tweaks

The big twice-a-year Windows 10 update is here … except this time, it’s not so big. The Windows 10 October…

Trump isn’t killing the bull market. Here’s why

Trump isn’t killing the bull market. Here’s why

More and more business leaders and Wall Street strategists are expressing their worries about what President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies…

Microsoft pitches free help for Windows 7-to-Windows 10 upgraders

Microsoft on Monday touted the assistance it will give organizations transitioning from the soon-to-be-expired Windows 7 to its successor, Windows…

Visa crackdown puts these rural doctors at risk

Visa crackdown puts these rural doctors at risk

At his pediatrics practice in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Dr. Alaa Al Nofal sees up to 10 patients a day.…

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Google fires employee activists – TechCrunch

Google fires employee activists – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered…

Android 10’s unexpected gem | Computerworld

Android 10 is filled with both high-profile interface changes (hello, gestures!) and important under-the-hood enhancements (better privacy controls — whee!).…

Sim Shagaya’s uLesson African edtech startup raises $3.1M – TechCrunch

Sim Shagaya’s uLesson African edtech startup raises $3.1M – TechCrunch

Nigerian founder Sim Shagaya is back with a new startup —  uLesson — that has raised a $3.1 million seed…

Review: 4 business card scanning apps for Android and iOS

Throughout workdays, meetings and industry events, you probably collect a lot of business cards. But if you’re like many business…

Google employee activist says she’s been fired – TechCrunch

Google has terminated Rebecca Rivers, an employee activist the company put on indefinite administrative leave this month, Rivers tweeted this…

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Android security: Analysis, advice, and next-level knowledge

It’s tough to talk about Android security without venturing into sensational terrain. A large part of…

India’s financial services firm Paytm raises $1B – TechCrunch

Honey’s $4B exit, a new plan for iOS 14, Apple’s new developer resource – TechCrunch

Making sense of a multi-cloud, hybrid world at KubeCon – TechCrunch

Microsoft goes very small for Windows 10 1909’s ‘On’ switch

Watch Sacha Baron Cohen skewer Zuckerberg’s “twisted logic” on hate speech and fakes – TechCrunch

Alphabet’s X details a garbage-sorting bot that’s part of its plan to make robots an everyday thing – TechCrunch

Google employees will rally in protest of alleged worker retaliation – TechCrunch

Google will now pay up to $1.5 million for very specific Android exploits – TechCrunch

The 5 true takeaways from Android’s camera vulnerability circus

Adobe details feature roadmap for Photoshop on the iPad, subject selection coming in 2019 – TechCrunch

Apple’s OS development teams are going to ‘Build Different’

Why Windows 10 1909 should not be a one-off

G Suite users get more AI writing help, Google Assistant calendar integration and more – TechCrunch

Amnesty International latest to slam surveillance giants Facebook and Google as “incompatible” with human rights – TechCrunch

Google limits political ad targeting and all ‘demonstrably false claims’ – TechCrunch

Sonos acquires voice assistant startup Snips, potentially to build out on-device voice control – TechCrunch

Smart Compose is coming to Google Docs – TechCrunch

Facebook’s iOS ‘bug’ secretly filmed users. IT, take note.

Anyone can now create maps and stories on Google Earth – TechCrunch

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AWS confirms reports it will challenge JEDI contract award to Microsoft – TechCrunch

AWS confirms reports it will challenge JEDI contract award to Microsoft – TechCrunch

Surely just about everyone was surprised when the Department of Defense named Microsoft as the winner…

Microsoft announces its xCloud streaming service and a truckload of new games are coming in 2020 – TechCrunch

The new AirFly Pro is the perfect travel buddy for your AirPods Pro – TechCrunch

Apple Research app arrives on iPhone and Apple Watch with three opt-in health studies – TechCrunch

Salesforce announces it’s moving Marketing Cloud to Microsoft Azure – TechCrunch

Meet Apple’s new MacBook Pro – TechCrunch

GitHub launches a mobile app, smarter notifications and improved code search – TechCrunch

Return of the Mack – TechCrunch

Apple’s Mac Pro ships in December with maximum 8TB of storage – TechCrunch

HBO’s former CEO said to be in talks with Apple TV+ for an exclusive production deal – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Space Monitor is handsome and minimal — if you have the desk for it – TechCrunch

Pan-African e-tailer Jumia grows 3Q revenue, e-payments, and losses – TechCrunch

Smartphone maker Realme is taking India and other emerging markets by storm – TechCrunch

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sales top $38 billion – TechCrunch

Apple’s star-studded ‘Morning Show’ gets off to a bumpy-but-promising start – TechCrunch

Photoshop for iPad bombs, Google Play’s new rewards program, iOS bug fixes – TechCrunch

Microsoft uses AI to diagnose cervical cancer faster in India – TechCrunch

A look at the top trends exciting NYC’s consumer VCs – TechCrunch

Corporate, public investments spur interest in Pacific Northwest startups – TechCrunch

How Microsoft is trying to become more innovative – TechCrunch

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Instagram founders join $30M raise for Loom work video messenger – TechCrunch

Instagram founders join $30M raise for Loom work video messenger – TechCrunch

Why are we all trapped in enterprise chat apps if we talk 6X faster than we…

Coralogix announces $10M Series A to bring more intelligence to logging – TechCrunch

Vivun snags $3M seed round to bring order to pre-sales – TechCrunch

AWS expands its IoT services, brings Alexa to devices with only 1MB of RAM – TechCrunch

Cloud Foundry’s Kubernetes bet with Project Eirini hits 1.0 – TechCrunch

Linear takes $4.2M led by Sequoia to build a better bug tracker and more – TechCrunch

Celonis, a leader in big data process mining for enterprises, nabs $290M on a $2.5B valuation – TechCrunch

Reimagine inside sales to ramp up B2B customer acquisition – TechCrunch

Google Cloud launches Bare Metal Solution – TechCrunch

Clumio raises $135M Series C for its backup as a service platform – TechCrunch

Salesforce, AWS expand partnership to bring Amazon Connect to Service Cloud – TechCrunch

Eden office management platform raises $25 million Series B – TechCrunch

The Cerebras CS-1 computes deep learning AI problems by being bigger, bigger, and bigger than any other chip – TechCrunch

18 months after acquisition, MuleSoft is integrating more deeply into Salesforce – TechCrunch

Gremlin brings Chaos Engineering as a Service to Kubernetes – TechCrunch

Ohi raises $2.75M to power same-day delivery for brands that aren’t Amazon – TechCrunch

Bill McDermott takes reins as ServiceNow CEO sooner than expected with new CFO – TechCrunch

Three of Apple and Google’s former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding – TechCrunch

Adobe announces GA of customer data platform – TechCrunch

Moveworks snags $75M Series B to resolve help desk tickets with AI – TechCrunch