Mike Brassfield
The best tech colleges in the US
Careers & training

The best tech colleges in the US

When it comes to finding the best tech schools, these are the top choices
28 Jul 2020
How to take a screenshot in Chrome
web browser

How to take a screenshot in Chrome

Chrome offers several ways to capture a screenshot, but extensions add even more features
8 Jul 2020
Intel invests in Indian telcom giant Jio Platforms
mergers and acquisitions

Intel invests in Indian telcom giant Jio Platforms

The US chipmaker buys a $253 million stake in Jio Platforms, joining Facebook and others
6 Jul 2020
IBM unveils AI-powered inventory control system
IBM building
artificial intelligence (AI)

IBM unveils AI-powered inventory control system

The Sterling Inventory Control Tower uses real-time intel to build resilient supply chains
2 Jul 2020
Pharma tech company collaborates with Nvidia to fight COVID-19
Hardware

Pharma tech company collaborates with Nvidia to fight COVID-19

Schrödinger is using Nvidia GPUs to speed up its efforts in finding coronavirus treatments
1 Jul 2020
Microsoft releases Windows File Recovery app
data recovery

Microsoft releases Windows File Recovery app

The new command line tool can retrieve deleted files from your hard drive
30 Jun 2020
Comcast and Mozilla strike major privacy deal
Network & Internet

Comcast and Mozilla strike major privacy deal

The biggest ISP in the U.S. agrees to encrypt DNS lookups in Firefox, ensuring users’ privacy
29 Jun 2020
Brandcast Content Studio offers a web content system anyone can use
content management system (CMS)

Brandcast Content Studio offers a web content system anyone can use

Brandcast Content Studio enables users to create websites and other digital content, even if they aren’t technically trained
26 Jun 2020
Nvidia driver update will boost game performance
Hardware

Nvidia driver update will boost game performance

Update adds support for Microsoft’s DirectX 12 Ultimate programming interface
25 Jun 2020
Company launches end-to-end encryption service for the federal government
encryption logo
encryption

Company launches end-to-end encryption service for the federal government

The IT company Zeva unveils a simplified identity verification system for federal agencies
24 Jun 2020
Windows 10 21H1 update may include user interface changes
Windows 10 menu
operating systems

Windows 10 21H1 update may include user interface changes

Advanced volume controls and a smaller search bar are included in early previews
23 Jun 2020
Apple starts accepting Mac trade-ins at retail stores
Hardware

Apple starts accepting Mac trade-ins at retail stores

Up until now, you could only trade in a used Mac online, which was unwieldy and time-consuming
22 Jun 2020
Businesses could ditch passwords for new cryptographic key system
cyber security

Businesses could ditch passwords for new cryptographic key system

Cyber security firm Unbound Tech unveils a password-less solution it calls “Crypto-of-Things”
19 Jun 2020
Google Duo launches web video chats for up to 32 people
video conferencing

Google Duo launches web video chats for up to 32 people

Google’s web-based chat app aims at FaceTime with expanded calls
18 Jun 2020
Microsoft Teams update focuses on distance learning
communications

Microsoft Teams update focuses on distance learning

Among other improvements, Teams will let users see 49 people at a time
17 Jun 2020
Snapchat partners with a meditation app
social media

Snapchat partners with a meditation app

Snap works with Headspace to give members access to mental health help and mindfulness practices
15 Jun 2020
Apple bringing workers back to HQ in mid-June
flexible working

Apple bringing workers back to HQ in mid-June

Sooner than others, the tech giant begins the first phase of a plan to return to the office
11 Jun 2020
8 tips for writing a great IT resume
Careers & training

8 tips for writing a great IT resume

Follow this step-by-step guide to make your IT resume stand out
10 Jun 2020
Apple gets patent for synthetic group selfies
Mobile Phones

Apple gets patent for synthetic group selfies

The software would allow users to merge individual selfies into an artificial group photo
9 Jun 2020
Signal app use surges as protests spread
encryption

Signal app use surges as protests spread

Downloads of the encrypted messaging app have tripled in a week
7 Jun 2020
Apple’s iOS 14 to include a built-in translator for Safari
operating systems

Apple’s iOS 14 to include a built-in translator for Safari

Update to arrive later this month and may also enable Apple Pencil input on websites
5 Jun 2020
Apple is tracking iPhones stolen by looters
mobile security

Apple is tracking iPhones stolen by looters

Firm is using GPS technology to track and disable devices that were stolen from Apple Stores
3 Jun 2020
Crowdfunded investment company launches $100M pandemic fund
Technology

Crowdfunded investment company launches $100M pandemic fund

OurCrowd, an Israel-based venture investment platform, to invest in coronavirus fight
3 Jun 2020
iPhone 11 is now the world’s most popular smartphone
Mobile Phones

iPhone 11 is now the world’s most popular smartphone

Apple sold 19.5 million units of its flagship smartphone in Q1 2020
28 May 2020
Health-screening app helps employees return to work safely
business apps

Health-screening app helps employees return to work safely

mHealthCoach’s coronavirus-symptom-screening system monitors the health of returning workforces
27 May 2020
Microsoft warns of "massive" phishing campaign using Excel macros
hacking

Microsoft warns of "massive" phishing campaign using Excel macros

The emails claim to be coronavirus-related, but attachments attempt to hack into PCs and take control
26 May 2020
U.S. tech exports create more than 900,000 jobs
semiconductor chip
Technology

U.S. tech exports create more than 900,000 jobs

Exports of technology products and services totaled nearly $340 billion in 2019
21 May 2020
Microsoft launches public cloud service for health care
cloud computing

Microsoft launches public cloud service for health care

The tech giant, No. 2 in the cloud infrastructure market, plans to introduce several industry-specific cloud offerings
21 May 2020
AT&T helps train veterans to fight cyber crime
Careers & training

AT&T helps train veterans to fight cyber crime

The telecommunications giant is teaming up with a nonprofit group to train Texas veterans and their families
19 May 2020