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Tech Sightings, November 6, 2014

Posted November 6th, 2014 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Microsoft Makes More Office Features Free on iPads Microsoft announced today it is releasing Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for the iPhone for the first time, and rolling out a test version of those apps for Android tablets. The Android apps are expected to be released fully early next year. The new strategy offers customers […]

Tech Sightings, April 29, 2014

Posted April 29th, 2014 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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New Restrictions From China Cause Bitcoin’s Price to Drop Again The People’s Bank of China reportedly warned financial institutions to restrict access to bitcoin exchanges. Following the news, yesterday’s international bitcoin price dropped by around $40 in a few hours. Future Agricultures, University of Sussex Launch Online African Farmer Game African Farmer is a free, open […]

Tech Sightings, April 9, 2014

Posted April 9th, 2014 at 2:23 pm (UTC-5)
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New ‘Heartbleed’ Bug Poses Major Threat to User Data A new type of bug that affects a widely used Web encryption technology has made data on many of the world’s major websites vulnerable to theft by hackers. How to Protect Yourself from the ‘Heartbleed’ Bug The natural response to the Heartbleed Bug might be the […]