Top Stories Deployment
- Android For Work: Google's Attempt To Make BYOD More Secure
- How To Actually Find And Hire Data Scientists
- Why Tech Companies Are Happy That Email Still Sucks
- Windows XP Still Refuses To Die
- Why The Internet Of Things Is A Problem For Metadata Retention
- Four Email Problems That Technology Can't Solve Yet
The email address as we know it was born when Ray Tomlinson introduced the “@” sign in 1977, since which email has continually grown in popularity as a communication tool for work and pleasure — until last year. For the first time ever, 2014 recorded a sharp decrease in the number of emails sent around the world, from 204m per second in 2013 to 138.8m per second in 2014.
The Windows command line is very handy, but it’s not particularly evident how to launch it with administrator privileges in Windows 8.1. Here’s the simplest way to do that.
The latest preview build of Windows 10 includes a preliminary version of Cortana, the voice recognition technology that first debuted on Windows Phone. However, if you’re in Australia the chance is you won’t see it.
Commonwealth Bank is generally reckoned to be the market leader when it comes to bank technology deployment in Australia — but it still managed to spend less on many areas of IT over the last six months than before. Here’s where CommBank spends its money on IT services.
No, we can’t recommend this, but apparently it works. If your self-built PC is running hot, then instead of using a sensible solution like thermal paste, you can apply Nutella, as this Coolmaster video demonstrates.
iOS/Android: Microsoft has updated the mobile versions of its Yammer enterprise social networking tool with a bunch of new features. The most noteworthy are platform-specific: support for Apple’s Handoff feature for swapping between iOS and Mac, and the ability to use Yammer on Android Wear devices.
Microsoft’s part in a $US70m investment in CyanogenMod has raised many eyebrows: why is Microsoft investing in a popular version of the Android mobile phone operating system, when it has its own competing Windows Phone product? The firm’s motivations behind investing in the most open version of the Android operating system have justifiably made open-source advocates decidedly nervous.