Tag Archives: Tools

10 tools and platforms changing the web design landscape

It’s that time again! Voting is now open in the 16th annual net awards and the leading lights of the web world are waiting to see whether they win one of the most sought-after prizes in the web design world. There are 20 categories this year, including Game Changer of the Year. Below is the shortlist based on nominations from the… Read More »

Microsoft reveals Windows AutoPilot management tools in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Earlier this week, Microsoft outlined some of its security enhancements for Windows 10 business customers, which it plans to introduce with the Fall Creators Update in the next few months. Today, the company announced improvements and additions on the way to its management and deployment tools as part of that update too. “Our goal with Windows 10 has always… Read More »

Instagram’s latest tools will automatically block nasty comments and reduce spam

Instagram is taking cyber bullying and abuse on its platform seriously. The Facebook owned photo and video sharing app has launched new tools- a filter to block offensive comments and a spam filter in nine languages. Instagram says it has developed a filter that will block certain offensive comments on posts and in live video. All other comments will… Read More »

6 Essential Open Source Tools for Web Designers

The web runs on open source software. Most of it is in the back end, with most of the world’s servers running on some form of Unix or Linux. Those servers run hundreds, if not thousands, of open source utilities, script interpreters, and so on. Once in a while, though, the open source stuff gets all the way… Read More »

Facebook Suicide Prevention Tools Get AI Boost, Extended to Live and Messenger

  Facebook plans to use artificial intelligence and update its tools and services to help prevent suicides among its users. The world’s largest social media network said it plans to integrate its existing suicide prevention tools for Facebook posts into its live-streaming feature, Facebook Live, and its Messenger service. Artificial intelligence will be used to help spot users… Read More »

KKR to buy Hitachi’s power tools unit for $1.3 billion

U.S. private equity firm KKR & Co LP (KKR.N) has agreed to buy Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd’s (6501.T) power tools unit, Hitachi Koki Co Ltd (6581.T), for about $1.3 billion, the companies said on Friday. KKR will launch a tender offer for Hitachi Koki at 870 yen per share, costing it 88.2 billion yen. Including a special dividend… Read More »

Facebook Tackles Fake News With New Tools

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it will introduce tools to prevent fake news stories from spreading on its platform, an about-face in response to rising criticism that it did not do enough to combat the problem during the US presidential campaign. The social network company stressed that the new features are part of an ongoing process to refine and test… Read More »

10 tools and platforms changing the web design landscape

It’s that time again! Voting is now open in the 16th annual net awards and the leading lights of the web world are waiting to see whether they win one of the most sought-after prizes in the web design world. There are 20 categories this year, including Game Changer of the Year. Below is the shortlist based on… Read More »

Facebook Rolls Out Its Suicide Prevention Tools Globally

Facebook has rolled out its suicide prevention tools globally, including in India. The tools were made available in the US last year in partnership with Forefront, Lifeline, and Save.org. In India, the tools have been rolled out in collaboration with AASRA and Deepika Padukone’s The Live Love Laugh Foundation. The social network said the suicide prevention tools are… Read More »