$1tn is just the start: why tech giants could double their market valuations | Technology

Alphabet, the tech giant formerly known as Google, on Thursday night became the fourth company in history to reach a trillion-dollar (£776bn) valuation. In less than 24 hours, some analysts were predicting that the company, founded in a messy Silicon Valley garage 21 years ago, could double in value again Continue Reading

Heston Blumenthal: stop taking snaps of my food and start eating it! | Food- Tempemail

Heston Blumenthal has criticised the trend of diners who appear to be more interested in photographing their food than eating it. The celebrity chef and owner of the triple Michelin-starred Fat Duck restaurant said the issue had been discussed in his kitchen but that he has had to resist the Continue Reading

Security at Startup Speed: Enterprise Grade Security from the Start- Tempemail

Launching a startup is a fast-paced, exciting challenge. You’re responsible for delivering the software that drives your business forward. You also share responsibility for making sure the software is secure. Balancing both responsibilities is difficult. Doing security “right” doesn’t seem to fit a startup environment at first glance. The focus Continue Reading

5G trials to start in January-March quarter this fiscal: DoT- Tempemail

The 5G trials are expected to begin in the last quarter of the current fiscal, and the government has neither approved nor rejected any applicant so far, a senior telecom department official has said. Asked if the government has taken a decision on Huawei’s participation, the official said that 12 Continue Reading

The first Mini PCs powered by AMD Ryzen start arriving in early 2020

In a nutshell: AMD has opened up it Ryzen ecosystem to OEMs wishing to build high-powered, SSF PCs. For those in the market for small form factor PC solutions for enterprise or industrial use, four OEMs have already introduced rigs with AMD Ryzen processors. On Tuesday, AMD announced that it Continue Reading

Firefox will start blocking fingerprints by default

Something to look forward to: Tracking cookies aren’t the only way that companies can track our browsing habits; they can also use fingerprints. But Firefox users will be protected from this practice by default in the browser’s upcoming update. Fingerprints, which don’t require users to opt-in as they do with Continue Reading

Microsoft will start killing off Cortana for mobile in January

Big quote: “Cortana is an integral part of our broader vision to bring the power of conversational computing and productivity to all our platforms and devices” …and because it’s so fantastic and important we’ll be “…ending support for the Cortana mobile app on Android and iOS.” Microsoft’s flawed reasoning betrays Continue Reading