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Microsoft teases Outlook Lite for Android

What are the 'main benefits' of Outlook? Whatever they are, that's all you'll get Microsoft is readying a "Lite" version of its flagship messaging and calendar app for Android.… go to Article >

Microsoft thinks there are people on 2G networks who want to use Outlook

16 Days ago Tech Source: Go.theregister.com

Offers 5MB Outlook Lite App that works on phones with only 1GB RAM Microsoft has made Outlook Lite available in select markets for low-powered Androids.… read more

Weighing the less mainstream Ubuntu remixes: Including China's Kylin

0 Days ago Tech Source: Go.theregister.com

We look at the official flavors, but there are more out there Alongside the official flavors, some of Ubuntu's other remixes have new 22.04.1 versions out: Unity, Cinnamon, and Kylin.… read more

Google shuts off IoT Core services shortly after announcing API stability commitments

0 Days ago Tech Source: Go.theregister.com

Customers could be better off with specialist providers and service partners, Chocolate Factory decides Google Cloud is turning off its IoT services as of August 2023, leaving customers with less than a year to find alternatives.… read more

Qualcomm readying new Arm server chip based on Nuvia acquisition

0 Days ago Tech Source: Go.theregister.com

AWS said to be taking an interest in homegrown silicon, meaning chipmaker must have a functional demo Chipmaker Qualcomm is said to be preparing to re-enter the Arm server market, based on technology the company gained from its acquisition of... read more

UK blocks sale of chip design software company to China

0 Days ago Tech Source: Go.theregister.com

Trail from Super Orange HK Holding Ltd leads back to National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund The UK government has blocked the sale of a British chip design software outfit to a Chinese company, citing national security. The move is... read more

LibreOffice improves Microsoft compatibility with version 7.4

0 Days ago Tech Source: Go.theregister.com

If you absolutely must keep using those proprietary formats, walk this way Just over six months on from version 7.3, LibreOffice 7.4 Community has arrived, boasting improvements in Microsoft Office compatibility.… read more

Google promises to adjust search algorithm to favor 'people-first content'

0 Days ago Tech Source: Go.theregister.com

Well now there's an idea In what may be a major shift, Google plans to revise its search algorithm to rank content crafted primarily for people rather than content designed to impress web crawlers and indexing bots.… read more

We were promised integrated packages. Instead we got disintegrated apps

0 Days ago Tech Source: Go.theregister.com

Not to mention the severely disadvantageous subscription model Something for the Weekend  I have an app whose sole purpose is to launch another app.… read more

MariaDB buys geospacial specialist CubeWerx

0 Days ago Tech Source: Go.theregister.com

Long list of open standards contributions part of journey to REST-based GIS stack, companies say Database vendor MariaDB has forked out an undisclosed sum for CubeWerx, a geospatial data specialist, in the hope of making make these features easier... read more

Mouse hiding in cable tray cheesed off its bemused user

0 Days ago Tech Source: Go.theregister.com

Who knows where all those cables go anyway? On Call  Welcome once again to On Call, The Register's ongoing chronicle of IT incidents that readers have managed to survive, divert or diminish, while emerging with reputations intact.… read more

NASA selects 'full force' for probe into UFOs

0 Days ago Tech Source: Go.theregister.com

'We're placing a high priority on it' NASA is pushing ahead to recruit a panel of experts and publish a much-awaited report on unidentified aerial phenomenons (UAPs), all with a budget of up to $100,000.… read more