Tinder adds new security features in a bid to increase user safety
Popular dating app Tinder is rolling out a series of new safety features including a panic button, emergency assistance, location tracking, and photo verification.  The features are designed to address longstanding safety concerns among Tinder users, giving them the option to alert authorities i
End of the Line For Windows 7 As Microsoft Officially Cuts Support
Microsoft pulled the plug on its decade-old and most popular operating system. As of January 14, the tech giant is no longer offering technical assistance or software updates for Windows 7.      Microsoft promised ten years of product support for the OS when it was initially released in Octo
Google Claims Its AI Better Than Doctors at Detecting Breast Cancer
Google is claiming that it developed an artificial intelligence system that is capable of detecting breast cancer more accurately than certified medical professionals.   A study published in the scientific journal Nature earlier this week, which was developed through a collaboration between Goo
Microsoft to Make Installing & Updating Drivers Easier on Windows 10
The next big update for Windows 10 will make it easier for users to find and install optional drivers for their software. Microsoft announced the feature as part of the Build 19356, which is expected to arrive on our PCs sometime in the first half of 2020. Windows 10 already comes with automatic
ReShade 4.5 boosts DirectX 12 & Vulkan performance
A new version of the popular post-processing tool ReShade made its debut last week, unveiling numerous performance optimizations and tweaks. According to the tool’s creator, Crosire, ReShade 4.5 is aimed at improving performance using both DirectX 12 and Vulkan APIs. Other additions include imp
Apple Music for Business lets retail shops play licensed tunes
Goodbye, elevator music. The tunes played in retail shops are about to get an upgrade. Apple has announced Apple Music for Business, a program that will allow businesses to access licensed music to play in retail stores. Apple Music for Business grants access to various human-made playlists as we
Facebook’s new Viewpoints app pays users for completing surveys
Facebook launched Viewpoints, an app that will reward users for filling out surveys, testing new products, and more.  The opening act is called the “Well-Being Survey,” and it’s meant to help Facebook “limit the negative impacts of social media and enhance the benefits.” The survey tak
Hackers target 100+ nursing homes in ransomware attack
A ransomware attack has hit a tech services provider, locking more than 100 nursing homes out of patient records, payroll systems, and medication-ordering services. Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based Virtual Care Provider notified clients of the attack the day after it was discovered. About 20% of the co
Microsoft releases developer guidelines for dual-screen apps
Microsoft doesn’t expect to ship its Surface Duo and Surface Neo before the 2020 holiday season, but it is already helping developers prepare software designed for two-screen use. Both the Duo and the Neo will feature Microsoft’s foldable-screen technology that allows apps to expand to full w