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Here’s everything new in iOS 11.1 beta 1 and how to install it right now

It was only last week that Apple released the final iOS 11 release, and more than 25% of iPhone and iPad owners have already installed it. But Apple …

Assessment: Are You a “Constructive Nonconformist”?

For decades, prevailing management wisdom has encouraged leaders to focus on designing efficient processes and getting employees to follow them. But conformity can hurt businesses. Innovation and high performance often result from behaviors that defy organizational norms—established ways of …

Polytechnics in Singapore to add fintech courses in banking and IT diplomas

A fintech class at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Photo credit: Ngee Ann Polytechnic.Polytechnics in Singapore are about to start teaching fintech with the …

Singapore

10 Neutral-Themed Rooms That Make Us Want to Redecorate This Instant

There's absolutely no doubt about it: Bold is beautiful when it comes to interior design. But there’s something so chill and calming about …

DreamWorks Founder Jeffrey Katzenberg Met With Apple About His Mobile-Focused TV Network

Former DreamWorks Animation CEO and founder Jeffrey Katzenberg is working on a new mobile-focused TV service, tentatively named New TV, and has met with Apple executives to discuss a possible investment, reports <i>Variety</i> and <i>CNBC</i>.<p>Katzenberg was in attendance at this year's Allen & Co. media conference …

Apple Officially Releases iOS 10.3.3 with 24 Major Security Fixes

Apple on Wednesday officially released iOS 10.3.3 to the general public, concluding a testing period that lasted about nine weeks and consisted of …

Information Security

5 Secrets to Cheap Kitchen Renovations That Big Companies Don't Want You to Know

Raise your hand if you could use a kitchen renovation in your home. Now raise your hand if you've actually made a plan to make this dream kitchen a …

McCain faces his greatest battle

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> John McCain has always lived for the fight. Now he's facing his toughest battle.<p>The Arizona Republican senator has often seemed indestructible, despite the best efforts of his Vietnam War jailers, an earlier bout with melanoma and a list of honorable political defeats. And now he …

Mccain

Qualcomm shares slip as legal battle with Apple continues to plague earnings

Qualcomm’s ongoing legal battle with Apple continues to take a toll on its earnings. The chipmaker today reported its third quarter earnings, beating estimates but showing a sharp decline compared to this time last year due to its case with Apple.<p>Qualcomm reported earnings per share of 83 cents, …

Tim Cook

iPhone: Do not force quit apps by swiping them away, warn experts

One of the biggest mistakes on the iPhone doesn't look like a mistake. In fact, it looks helpful.<p>But potentially millions of people are wasting time, …

Apple issues security updates for all devices

Apple issued a laundry list of updates on most of its operating systems to resolve what appears to be security soft spots.<p>Cupertino offered few specifics but the list includes macOS, tvOS, iOS, watch OS, Safari and iTunes and iCloud for Windows.<p>Updates are available now for download and the Apple …

Apple iOS 10.3.3 Is Now Available: What Is Included In This Update?

<i>Update: It has been determined that Apple iOS 10.3.3 fixes a major security vulnerability, but there is a Safari bug within the software update.</i><p>Apple has released iOS 10.3.3 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to the public today. Six betas of iOS 10.3.3 were rolled out to developers and the public …

iOS

New iPhone 8 Details Confirm Tim Cook's Expensive Gamble

The iPhone 8 is coming, it’s going to pack in as much cutting edge technology as possible, and I think Apple would rather that most of the iPhone community buy another iPhone.<p>With a new OLED display, curved glass, new physical design, inductive charging, and a still to be confirmed change in …

IPhone 8

Ransomware in disguise: Experts say Petya out to destroy not ransom

Security experts have said the Petya malware is out to irrecoverably wipe information, not hold to it to ransom.<p>Victims of this week's Petya outbreak …

You are the key to keeping your computer safe

<b>(CNN) —</b> Yet another major cyber extortion campaign is wrecking computer networks all over the world -- and we need to start thinking about cyber safety more comprehensively and include users in solving the problem. This effort must begin with an assessment of user risk, not just technical risk -- …

Cybersecurity

US hit by cyberattack that targeted Ukraine and Russia

Yesterday, a number of Ukrainian and Russian companies and state agencies reported being hit by a cyberattack, the results of which ranged from flight delays at Boryspil airport to a shutdown of Chernobyl nuclear power plant's automatic radiation monitoring system. And while those two countries …

Victims of the global cyberattack have paid $9,000 so far but can't get their files back

Victims of the ongoing Petya cyberattack have paid £7,064 ($9,000) in Bitcoin to hackers so far to try and get their files back — but they won't have much luck.<p>The cyberattack broke out on Tuesday, impacting the Ukrainian government and banks, then spreading to a Russian oil company, advertising …

Malware

iOS 11 is finally here: Best features, how to download and more

iOS 11 is now available. Here's what you need to know.<p>iOS 11 is now available.<p>Nowadays, Apple releases a beta version of iOS months ahead of its official release. So, we've already been playing with iOS and compiling how-tos so you can get started, too.<p><b>Editors' note</b>: This post was originally …

iOS

The evolution of iOS

The operating system that powers the iPhone has undergone radical changes since Apple launched the device 10 years ago.<p>As part of <i>Cult of Mac’</i>s collaboration with <i>Wired UK</i> to mark the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, we took a look at the evolution of iOS, from a simple touchscreen operating system …

Google Must Delete Search Results Worldwide, Supreme Court of Canada Rules

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled against Google on Wednesday in a closely-watched intellectual property case over whether judges can apply their own …

Intellectual Property

'Petya' Ransomware Hits At Least 65 Countries; Microsoft Traces It To Tax Software

The "Petya" cyberattack that has now struck computers in at least 65 countries can be traced to a Ukrainian company's tax accounting software, Microsoft says.<p>"We saw the first infections in Ukraine — more than 12,500 machines encountered the threat," Microsoft says. "We then observed infections in …

National Security Agency (NSA)

SC upholds SEC foreign ownership guidelines

BAGUIO CITY – The Supreme Court upheld its 2016 decision that dismisses a petition questioning the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) …

Judiciary

Flying Small Cells are here...

The UK mobile network operator EE has done a press release on 'Airmast technology for rural mobile coverage and disaster recovery'. The idea of …

Singapore: Debt Restructuring Hub Ready For Business

After months of public consultations and revision, the Singapore parliament passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill (the "<b>Bill</b>") on 10 March 2017 …

Asia Pacific

7 books that will give you the tech knowledge you need to start a business

And every college kid dreams of becoming a tech billionaire. There's a certain 'hollywoodization' of entrepreneurship.<p>It's also much easier to start a business. Throw up a website using one of the many templates out there, host it on Amazon Web Services or GoDaddy, find a problem you think exists, …

10 Times to Never, Ever Use Your Credit Card for Payment

Credit cards might be convenient and reliable, but here are some scenarios where swiping or entering your digits could be dangerous.<p>If you don't see …

Identity Theft

Challenges lawyers face at work

<b>How to overcome some of the challenges that lawyers face</b> at work<p>As a lawyer, you face unique challenges at work. You manage a case load, face …

Work-life Balance

SC tells lawyers: Behave

The Supreme Court has reminded lawyers that they should observe “only the highest standards” in their profession as it disbarred a Pasay City judge …

Judiciary