Microsoft's smartphone platform, Windows Phone, has not lived up to the expectations that the company outlined when they dropped Windows Mobile many years ago. Windows Phone, as of right now, holds roughly 4% of the smartphone markets and for a company who owns over 90% of the desktop market, the smartphone market is a sore spot in the company's portfolio.
Outlook for iOS and Android was released to rave reviews yesterday, but it now looks like it's on a one-way ticket to Borksville, calling at Securitygeddon and Hackesberg.
The app, based on Acompli, which was purchased by the company last year, has been described as superior to the Gmail and Apple stock apps, but a post from security blogger Rene Winkelmeyer points to a whole bunch of problems that make it an absolute mare.
Authors: Xeno Kovah, Corey Kallenberg, John Butterworth amd Sam Cornwell - The MITRE Corporation
GParted Live is a small bootable GNU/Linux distribution that has a lot of features and that can be used in operations like creating, reorganizing, and deleting disk partitions on a variety of filesystems. A new stable update has been made available and the operating system is now at version 0.21.0.
Microsoft is investing in a hot startup that’s trying to weaken Google’s hold over Android.
People familiar with the matter say Microsoft is putting money into Cyanogen, which is building a version of the Android mobile-operating system outside of Google’s auspices.