Siphelele Sithole

22 Flips | 10 Magazines | 33 Likes | @SipheleleSi5upa | Keep up with Siphelele Sithole on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Siphelele Sithole”

WhatsApp is taking on Apple FaceTime and Skype with free video calls for one billion users

Facebook-owned messaging service adds free video for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone users to its service.<p>WhatsApp is to offer free video calls to …

Apps

Keeper - Safe and Secure Way To Store And Access Your Passwords And Files

Keeper is the world’s most downloaded password security application for storing, accessing and safeguarding passwords and personal information. Below …

Russian hacker group may have caused Ukraine power outage

Security firm iSIGHT Partners said in a blog post that it believes that the world’s first power outage caused by hackers in Ukraine two weeks ago may be the work of Russian group Sandworm Team.<p>The company said the use of trojans from the BlackEnergy malware family as well as the KillDisk tool, …

Facebook, Microsoft, and Google say UK spying laws are 'a step in the wrong direction'

America's biggest tech companies have united to criticize new digital surveillance laws proposed in the UK. In evidence submitted to the committee assessing the legislation, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Twitter warned that the UK government's actions could have "far reaching …

It’s actually open source software that’s eating the world

At Lightspeed we’ve been investing aggressively in open source software (OSS) businesses for the past 10 years. Recently, we’ve seen a significant increase in entrepreneurs pitching open source startups, and we’ve also seen greater competition for these deals. We pulled together some numbers in an …

​Linux developer who took on Linus Torvalds over abuse quits 'toxic' kernel community

"Dreading the potential toxic background radiation of interacting with the kernel community", Linux maintainer Sarah Sharp has called it a day.<p>Linux …

Linus Torvalds

Happy 24th Birthday Linux! Here Are Some Amazing Facts About Linux Kernel You Should Know

Happy birthday Linux Kernel!!If you do not know already, Linux has two birthdays each year.On 25th August 1991, 21 years old Finnish computer science …

Koenigsegg Founder Races A Bugatti Veyron Against His Own CCXR: Video

It’s not often you see a Koenigsegg go up against a Bugatti Veyron, but what’s even rarer is seeing the boss of one of the supercar brands behind the …

Microsoft has created its own version of Linux — a product Steve Ballmer once likened to 'cancer'

The scandalous part is actually under the hood: Azure Cloud Switch is, at the core, a specialized version of Linux — a free operating system that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer once referred to as "a cancer."<p>Linux, created in the early 1990s by incredibly influential programming firebrand Linus …

See the first video of BlackBerry’s Android phone in action

BlackBerry's Android phone is looking really, really nice. The Venice has turned up yet again in a brief hands-on video from Canadian phone reseller Baka Mobile, and <i>Android Authority</i> has also published a handful of new photos. BlackBerry hasn't deviated far from stock Android with the software seen …

Whoa. Microsoft Is Using Linux to Run Its Cloud

Microsoft has admitted to something that used to be unthinkable: using Linux to run some of its own operations.<p>In a blog post on Thursday, Microsoft …

Who needs Windows 10 Pro: 5 reasons to upgrade

Windows 10 Professional isn’t just for cubicle dwellers who have no choice in the matter. While users who own a "professional" PC like the Surface Book 2 will automatically be upgraded to this higher-end version of the OS, smaller businesses and PC enthusiasts may also weigh the benefits of the Pro …

Windows 10

Facebook open-sources React Native for Android to speed up mobile development

Facebook today announced the release of React Native for Android, a new open-source software project intended to speed up the process of making sophisticated native apps for Android using JavaScript. The release of the framework comes six months after Facebook open-sourced React Native for iOS, …

Mobile Development

Windows 10 downloaded to computers automatically

Microsoft is downloading large Windows 10 installation files to Windows 7 and 8.1 computers even if users didn't indicate they're interested in …

Facebook's React Native for Android helps devs ship apps fast

Facebook has released React Native for Android, a library that lets developers quickly build Android apps using JavaScript.<p>With this version, the open source project allows for compiling apps written in JavaScript for Web, iOS and Android from a single code base, which means that developers can …

Windows 10 glitches have sidelined my Surface 3

The Surface 3 is the best purchase I've made this year. That's why it's a shame that Windows 10 problems are forcing me to set it aside.<p>The Surface 3 …

Tech companies form alliance for open-source video format

Add Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Netflix and others to the list of those who apparently want to see Flash die.<p>The worlds largest tech companies, …

Master Microsoft’s Office suite with these two course bundles

Love it or hate it, Microsoft Office is central to the workplace. To help improve your Office mastery, these two bundles of courses at <i>TNW Deals</i> will guide you to expertise over the suite of available apps. Currently 96 percent off, the deal covers the entire span over seven video courses.<p>The …

Deliciously Ella: how to eat healthily without breaking the bank

Healthy eating is often associated with a hefty price tag, which is such a shame as it can be much cheaper than buying processed foods. I’ve been eating this way for the past few years and spend less now than I did before I changed my diet – it all just depends on what you buy. So to help you out, …

Google+ brings Collections to its iOS app in latest update

Social network Google+ is bringing its recently launched feature called Collections to iOS starting today.<p>Launched in May, Collections functions similarly to Pinterest pin boards. Google+ users can create “a collection” around a certain topic and then use it to post relevant content like pictures, …