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Microsoft, Google address browser compatibility issues

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Microsoft and Google are partnering to promote web browser compatibility around a number of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) features, with an effort called #Compat2021. Also involving open source software consulting firm Igalia

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“Link-in-bio” company Linktree raises $45M Series B for its social commerce features

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If you browse Instagram, you are probably familiar with the term “link in bio.” Links aren’t allowed in post captions, and users are only allowed one URL in their bios, so many create a simple website with multiple

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NBN hunting for long-term solution to lightning frying FttC equipment

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Image: Przemyslaw Koch, Getty Images/iStockphoto The company responsible for the National Broadband Network told Senate Estimates on Friday it was looking for a permanent solution to lightning strikes taking out fibre to

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Ruby-like Crystal 1.0 makes its debut

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Version 1.0 of the Ruby-like Crystal language has arrived, with its creators promising language stability for all 1.x releases going forward. Users can expect all Crystal 1.x releases to be backward compatible, with no breaking

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Digital banking solutions provider Meniga closes additional €10M investment

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Meniga, the London fintech that provides digital banking technology to leading banks, has closed €10 million in additional funding. The round is led by Velocity Capital and Frumtak Ventures. Also participating are Industrifonden,

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‘Like playing whack-a-mole’: Do cyber-crime crackdowns have any real impact?

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Dark web takedowns and arrests are a crucial part of fighting cybercrime, but when one marketplace or malware operation gets disrupted by law enforcement, another is always likely to take its place. Emotet, one of the most

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Adam Selipsky returns to AWS as CEO. Now what?

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It’s official: Tableau CEO Adam Selipsky is returning to AWS to take over as CEO when Andy Jassy takes the top job at Amazon later this year. This is a surprising outcome, as many observers expected an internal hire

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Gartner: Spending on social and collaboration software booms as remote work takes hold

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Spending on social and collaborative applications will likely see double-digit growth this year, according to a Gartner forecast, as businesses focus on keeping remote workers connected during the pandemic and beyond. While

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Nigerian fintech of the unbanked Bankly raises $2M led by Vault and Flutterwave

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Nigeria remains a largely cash-dominated country. There are over 100 million adult Nigerians, of which more than half have little or no access to financial services.  Today, Bankly, a Nigerian fintech startup digitizing

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Optus repaying underpaid super for thousands of present and past workers

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Image: Asha Barbaschow/ZDNet The Communications Electrical Plumbing Union (CEPU) has said Optus will be repaying any underpaid superannuation contributions for thousands of the telco’s current and former workers. The

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Cloud spending outstrips on-premises investments for the first time

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Enterprise spending on cloud infrastructure bypassed spending on data center hardware and software for the first time in 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a decade-long industry trend towards running enterprise

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Jumio raises $150M as its all-in-one ID authentication platform crosses 300M verified identities

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Digital identity services — used as a key link between organizations to verify that you are who you say you are online and individuals logging into those services — have come into their own in this past year. The pandemic

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IT admin with axe to grind sent to prison for wiping Microsoft user accounts

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A former IT contractor with a grudge has been sentenced after mass-deleting the majority of a company’s Microsoft accounts.  Deepanshu Kher was sentenced to two years in prison for breaking into the network of a Carlsbad,

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Rust working group envisions ‘accessible’ async Rust

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Anticipating a bright future for the Rust language in distributed systems, the Async Foundations Working Group for Rust plans to develop a vision document for asynchronous Rust, intended to make programming async I/O a pleasant

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Needed: Project management tools for the remote Apple enterprise

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If your business has migrated to Macs and/or iPhone/iPad, then you may be searching for a powerful project management solution to replace MS Project, particularly to support remote teams. Here’s some info that should