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Category: Software

Mi Pay Launched in India, Xiaomi’s UPI-Based Payments App

Mi Pay UPI-based payments app launched to take on PhonePe and Google Pay Highlights Mi Pay is UPI-based, and supports recharges and bill payments Xiaomi says Mi Pay has complied with data localisation requirements Mi Pay takes on other UPI payments apps, such as Google Pay Mi Pay payments app has been launched in India. […]

Microsoft shoves some Windows 10 testers into next year with early look at 2020 feature upgrade

  Microsoft on Friday took the unprecedented step of skipping one of its Windows 10 feature upgrades when it began distributing a preview of the first 2020 update to the most daring testing volunteers. Usually, as one feature upgrade nears release, Microsoft starts giving some Windows Insider participants – those who opted for the “Skip […]

What’s new in Visual Studio 2019: The third beta arrives

  Microsoft has released a third beta of its upcoming Visual Studio 2019 IDE, dumping Windows Mobile support for Universal Windows Platform (UWP) but enhancing Azure cloud access. Developers who need to continue working on a UWP application for Windows 10 mobile devices should stick with Visual Studio 2017. (Microsoft formally abandoned its little-used Windows […]

Samsung and Telstra reveal 5G partnership

  Samsung and Telstra have inked an exclusive deal that’ll see the carrier be the place to go for the South Korean tech giant’s first 5G device: the Galaxy S10 5G. “Telstra and Samsung have already accomplished a number of Australian firsts together. We achieved the first smartphone 1 Gigabit per second (1Gbps) download on […]

Angel investor gives autism app a USD 3mn boost

  A digital learning platform aimed at children with autism and their carers has secured $3 million in funding from an angel investor. Rockmelon was launched last year at The Studio in Sydney Startup Hub and provides curated interactive learning modules for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), developed with the help of clinicians, […]

ICANN urges adopting DNSSEC now

Powerful malicious actors continue to be a substantial risk to key parts of the Internet and its Domain Name System security infrastructure, so much so that The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is calling for an intensified community effort to install stronger DNS security technology. Specifically ICANN is calling for full deployment of […]

Microsoft aims HoloLens 2 at the enterprise

Microsoft this week unveiled a slimmed-down, more powerful and easier-to-use HoloLens headset as it aims to boost uptake of its “mixed reality” technology by businesses. The HoloLens 2 was introduced by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on Sunday; it builds on the original HoloLens, which launched in 2016. With […]

Rancher K3s shrinks Kubernetes for IoT devices

  Rancher Labs, creator of the Rancher Kubernetes management system and the RancherOS container-centric Linux distribution, has announced a new Kubernetes distro built to be slender and simple. K3s, as it’s called—a play on “K8s,” a common abbreviation for Kubernetes—is aimed mainly at the edge computing and standalone device markets, but can also support scenarios such […]