Windows 10 Will Let You Run Desktop Apps on VR Headsets

Microsoft is still polishing up Windows 10’s April 2019 Update, also known as 19H1. In the latest development build, you can now launch desktop (Win32) applications in a Mixed Reality headset’s virtual environment. This feature is part of Insider preview build 18329, which Microsoft announced on February 1, 2019. If you have a Windows Mixed Reality headset, you can now launch… Read More »

Every business must be a computer system innovator

There used to be a differentiation between “high technology” product companies that relied on proprietary innovative computer technology for their business success and “non-tech” businesses that viewed computer systems as the engines enabling good accounting systems. This has dramatically changed because of major advances in computer systems and software technology. Of course, we have computer technology companies selling… Read More »

Windows 7’s Windows Media Player app is about to get worse

As Windows 7 hurtles towards its end of life date (January 14 2020), it looks like Microsoft is beginning to strip features from the ageing operating system, and it has now removed a key feature from Windows 7’s Windows Media Player. According to a support document that Microsoft quietly updated a few days ago, “you may be unable to view… Read More »

Want to study in UK? Check out the new trends in Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

Computer science and electronic engineering courses continue to be hugely attractive to Indian students choosing to study in the UK. Computer science and electronic engineering courses continue to be hugely attractive to Indian students choosing to study in the UK because of the exciting possibilities of the latest technologies and the job opportunities they offer. These courses can… Read More »

After 10 years, Android apps are still worse than their iOS counterparts

You probably have a handful (or more) of apps installed on your phone. Apps are a big part of what makes a smartphone “smart,” and whether for business or pleasure, an app store is what keeps a platform alive. Every person who ever owned a Windows phone knows the sting and that it’s true. Even the best smartphone platform will… Read More »

Newfane schools’ computer system restored

NEWFANE — Newfane Central School District’s computer servers are up and running again after a recent forced shutdown to prevent the spread of a virus found on an elementary school computer. According to district Superintendent Michael Baumann, an anomaly was detected on a single computer Dec. 5 as security software scanned the system. The anomaly was identified as… Read More »

Global businesses join hands for accelerating workplace inclusion of LGBTI community

By 2020, the project will enlist 50-100 companies from World Economic Forum members and beyond to join the Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality to implement UN LGBTI Standards. Global businesses join hands for accelerating workplace inclusion of LGBTI community  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images Davos: Global businesses led by giants like Microsoft and Mastercard have collaborated with the World Economic… Read More »

Viswasam Box Office Collection Day 12: Ajith’s movie continues impressive run; overtakes Petta in Malaysia, Sri Lanka

Ajith’s latest movie, Viswasam, after the 2017 hit Vivegam continues to prove why the superstar is one of the biggest names in Indian cinema. Released on the same day as Rajinikanth’s Petta, Viswasam has performed extremely well at the Indian and overseas box offices – it makes one think if Viswasam would have become an even bigger hit… Read More »

Computer crime an expensive business

Digital consultancy firm Accenture Research surveyed more than 1700 chief executives worldwide, finding most said a trustworthy digital economy was critical to the growth of their businesses. Accenture New Zealand managing director Justin Gray said cybercrime was rising and attacks were becoming more sophisticated. He said businesses across all industries needed to take note of the research. It… Read More »

Nayara Energy to invest $850 mn to expand into petrochemical business

Russian oil giant Rosneft-led Nayara Energy on Friday unveiled a USD 850 million expansion plan for its Vadinar refinery in Gujarat, marking its foray into the petrochemical business. Nayara Energy, erstwhile known as Essar Oil, operates a 20 million tonnes a year oil refinery at Vadinar. In the first phase, the company plans to set up a 450,000… Read More »