Tech Giant Microsoft on Friday released a new application store named ‘Microsoft Apps’ inside the Google play store which contains all of its android applications available on the play store.
The new feature will have category based display of all the apps from Microsoft and would allow direct downloads from the store.
In a push for security, Google on Thursday announced an updated indexing system which will index websites’ HTTPS pages by default, even after an HTTP equivalent is available. The move is aimed at having everyone land on a secure webpage.
Google says browsing the web should be a private experience and must not subject to eavesdropping, man-in-the-middle attacks, or data modification.
Microsoft has acquired Metanautix, a US-based data analytics Start-up that helps companies draw insights out of big data, in an undisclosed deal.
Microsoft will integrate Metanautix into its “data platform, including SQL Server and the Cortana Analytics Suite.” Metanautix was founded in 2012 and reportedly had a backing of $7 million in capital.
Apple on Thursday appointed Jeff Williams as the Chief Operating Officer (COO), a position left vacant since Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tim Cook assumed his post in 2011.
Williams, who has previously served as the Senior Vice President of operations and overseen the development of the Apple Watch, is now only the fourth C-level executive at Apple.