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Friday, 11 Dec 2015

Microsoft’s Cortana is now on iOS and Android

Microsoft’s Cortana is now on iOS and Android

First announced in May this year, Cortana is a digital personal assistant that aims to help you get things done by letting your Windows 10 PC and phone work together.

Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015

GrabTaxi explores mobile wallet payment options by partnering up with Singtel

GrabTaxi explores mobile wallet payment options by partnering up with Singtel

Singtel Group and GrabTaxi inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote the use of the Singtel’s mobile wallet services on GrabTaxi’s app to mobile customers in the region.

Facebook quietly shuts down Creative Labs, along with some its apps

Facebook quietly shuts down Creative Labs, along with some its apps

Facebook has quietly pulled the plug on its Creative Labs division. A startup-like initiative that encouraged Facebook employees to develop standalone mobile applications, it was behind titles that included Slingshot, Riff and Rooms.

Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015

Microsoft to open-source the Edge browser's JavaScript engine

Microsoft to open-source the Edge browser's JavaScript engine

ChakraCore will go open-source on GitHub under the MIT license next month.

Microsoft releases beta cumulative update to fix bugs in the finalized version of Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft releases beta cumulative update to fix bugs in the finalized version of Windows 10 Mobile

This is basically an update to fix the many bugs that still exist in the RTM build.

Monday, 7 Dec 2015

Apple makes new Swift programming language open source

Apple makes new Swift programming language open source

Apple has just announced that its new Swift programming language is now open source.

Friday, 4 Dec 2015

Singaporean smartphone users lose thousands of dollars to mobile banking hackers

Singaporean smartphone users lose thousands of dollars to mobile banking hackers

If you use your Android smartphone to check or account for your personal finances, remember to exercise your due diligence in avoiding fraudulent software.

Nexus devices to get Android's new emoji next week

Nexus devices to get Android's new emoji next week

Hiroshi Lockheimer, SVP of Android tweeted that new emoji will be coming to Nexus devices via a system update next week. Non-Nexus devices will be getting the emojis from the OEMs in their respective software updates in future.

Thursday, 3 Dec 2015

Meet BlueStacks 2, the revamped Android app player for Windows and Mac

Meet BlueStacks 2, the revamped Android app player for Windows and Mac

Also known as the Android app emulator, BlueStacks has decided to give their flagship program a major overhaul, bringing its users a better experience via the new BlueStacks 2 Windows program.

Google is shutting down Songza, but features will persist in Play Music

Google is shutting down Songza, but features will persist in Play Music

This is goodbye for music curation service Songza, but its features will live on in Google Play Music.

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