Neowin News Feed for: Public Neowin News Feed for: Public en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Remittance company, Wise, set to go public with direct listing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The financial services firm, Wise, will be going public via a directing listing rather than an IPO. The firm will be listed on the London Stock Exchange rather than the NYSE or Nasdaq. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 17 Jun 2021 20:10:01 +0000 Bumble dating app files to become a public company <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The dating app Bumble has filed with the SEC to become a publicly-traded company. Once all the paperwork is out of the way, the company will be traded under the symbol BMBL on the NASDAQ. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:16:01 +0000 World Health Organization sees fivefold increase in cyber attacks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The WHO has reported that there has been a fivefold increase in the number of cyberattacks directed at it and members of the public. It has warned that people should look out for fraudulent e-mails. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 23 Apr 2020 23:24:01 +0000 Elon Musk to keep Tesla public following shareholder concerns <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Elon Musk has announced that he plans to keep Tesla public after hearing from shareholders. He confirmed that he found the process of going private to be more difficult than he anticipated. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 25 Aug 2018 14:34:01 +0000 Apple Music set to overtake Spotify in the U.S. <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new report suggests that Apple is attracting subscribers in the U.S. at a faster rate that its Swedish rival, Spotify. Luckily for Spotify, the growth seems to be contained to the U.S. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 05 Feb 2018 17:46:01 +0000 Dell Technologies reportedly considering IPO and other strategic options <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a new report, Dell Technologies - which is around $50 billion in debt - may be considering filing for an IPO, among other strategic options, in an effort to boost revenue margins. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 26 Jan 2018 10:48:01 +0000 Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has created a website to document government expenditure <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Former Microsoft CEO and current Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has unveiled a public database which documents how the government spends every cent of the taxpayer&#039;s money. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:20:01 +0000 Apple sells products worth $4.2 billion in New Zealand, faces backlash for diverting taxes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has recently come under fire from authorities, as well as the public in New Zealand, for selling products worth $4.2 billion NZD in the country, and yet paying no local taxes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Zaid Tariq) Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:58:01 +0000 Microsoft rolls out new Xbox One update, brings faster download speeds <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has publicly rolled out a new update for Xbox One users, bringing faster download speeds, improved performance with wireless controllers, and enhancements to background downloads and audio. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 15 Dec 2016 06:50:01 +0000 French security forces propose banning Tor and public Wi-Fi <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Reaction grips France following the Paris attacks in November. French security forces propose a complete ban on Tor network usage in the country, and a ban on public Wi-Fi during a state of emergency. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 07 Dec 2015 13:46:01 +0000 Apple could introduce public iOS beta in coming months <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple could be introducing beta iOS builds to the public in the coming months. While developers have had access to this for quite some time, the early builds may be available as early as March. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Sat, 21 Feb 2015 00:10:01 +0000 Facebook pays $12,500 to a security researcher for reporting a major vulnerability <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has paid $12,500 to Laxman Muthiya, an Indian Security researcher for reporting a major vulnerability which could allow hackers to delete all the public photos on the social platform. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:16:01 +0000 Survey reveals that British citizens don't love the idea of self-driving cars <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Are self-driving cars a hazard to the public? Apparently a large sector of the British public believes so, a survey states. The results also reveal some interesting stats regarding the topic. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:32:01 +0000 India to track toilet use in rural areas with tablets <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Considering the growing number of diseases caused by insufficient use of public toilets in India, the Indian government is taking steps to use technology to assess and track toilet use in the country. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 01 Jan 2015 13:48:01 +0000 Facebook shares tank for the second time; regulators call for review <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1792356059n68310606562_2255479_948765.jpg" alt="" /></div>After a unexciting IPO on Friday, Facebook&#039;s shares have continued to tank into the new week, leading to regulatory bodies warning that they may need to step in to investigate problems. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Owen Williams) Tue, 22 May 2012 21:27:00 +0000 Microsoft Office 365 public beta now available <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's cloud-based Office suite, Office 365, was first announced back in October 2010. Following a limited beta test conducted with a few select businesses, Microsoft has now opened up the beta program to the public.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Denis Wong) Mon, 18 Apr 2011 07:16:38 +0000 O2 launches free WiFi service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1579513283wif.jpg" alt="" /></div>UK mobile telecommunications provider O2 has entered the UK public wireless Internet market (WiFi) and is currently offering free wireless internet access to the public, according to The Guardian, regardless of whether they are customers... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ross Dundas) Wed, 26 Jan 2011 12:33:16 +0000 UK's first free public Wi-Fi to cover Swindon <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/17152035951579513283wif.jpg" alt="" /></div>Swindon is to become the UK's first town to offer free public Wi-Fi, with Swindon Borough Council planning to have all 186,000 local citizens covered by April 2010. Council officials have stated that access will... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Hopson) Tue, 17 Nov 2009 17:23:38 +0000 Microsoft Hohm public beta is now live <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1873073468hohmlogo copy.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft unveiled a new web service just two weeks ago, designed to help users manage and track power usage of their houses, named Hohm. Today the company has announced that this product has moved into... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Tue, 07 Jul 2009 06:57:09 +0000 Microsoft's My Phone service now in open beta <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/myPhoneLogo.png" alt="" /></div>You may remember a while back, Microsoft announces a new web-syncing service named My Phone, aimed at, you guessed it, cellphones. We at Neowin have given our first impressions on it, but at that time... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Tue, 19 May 2009 09:50:01 +0000 Microsoft reveals Exchange 2010 with public beta <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1317222718unifiedinbox.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft today revealed Exchange 2010 and promised the product will become available in the second half of 2009. Microsoft also hinted that Office 2010 and related products will enter technical preview in the third... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 15 Apr 2009 14:55:49 +0000 Windows 7 Home Premium and Server betas available to public <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>Update: Microsoft has updated the site with &quot;Beta Keys are Offline! The Hardware Newsletter invitation code was posted publically. We hope to have a solution in place shortly and appologize for the convenience.&quot; Microsoft... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Damien Reynolds) Thu, 15 Jan 2009 00:28:16 +0000 Windows 7 public beta released, remember to patch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>Update 2: We have now posted a method for acquiring a valid key too. Update: It appears that is suffering badly with &quot;server too busy&quot; messages. The Windows Team Blog have confirmed MS... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Fri, 09 Jan 2009 15:09:35 +0000 Windows 7 Beta will be available for public on Friday <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, announced at CES that Windows 7 will see its public debut on Friday 9th January. Microsoft is currently readying the beta for MSDN and TechNet subscribers and this will be available... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Thu, 08 Jan 2009 02:26:49 +0000 First wave of 'Real PC' ads go public <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_dailynews.gif" alt="" /></div>As expected, Microsoft unveiled their first wave of &quot;Real PC&quot; ads tonight featuring a wide range people who break the PC stereotype that has been set by Apple in their ads. According to Microsoft... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Fri, 19 Sep 2008 05:06:33 +0000 Windows Live wave 3 beta goes public <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1611203931live_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Have you been drooling over the latest screenshots of Windows Live wave 3? Now get yourself in on the action. Microsoft is launching the official Windows Live Wave 3 beta today. Watcher of all things... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Wed, 17 Sep 2008 14:26:51 +0000 Bill Gates last public speech as Microsoft Chairman Overview <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>Bill Gates launched Tech-ed Developers in Orlando, Florida today by announcing this was his last public speech as a full time employee (FTE) in his role of Microsoft Chairman. He will now transition to a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Tue, 03 Jun 2008 13:04:30 +0000 Windows Home Server Power Pack 1 Public Beta <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has detailed its plans to release a public beta of its Windows Home Server Power Pack. The update will include a fix for the data corruption issues that have plagued the OS since its... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Thu, 22 May 2008 07:50:46 +0000 StickyFolders 1.0 enters public Beta-testing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Published by Syberian Solutions, StickyFolders is a breakthrough product with which you can seamlessly integrate your frequently-used Internet-based remote sources of data into your desktop's filesystem and manipulate them under Windows File Explorer. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 28 Apr 2008 19:14:58 +0000 MyColors goes public <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Stardock has released MyColors to the general public. MyColors is a program that reverses the traditional way users change their desktop. Rather than users going out and finding/buying various programs to change some aspect... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 22 Apr 2008 16:48:54 +0000 Vista SP1 RC Refresh Public Availability Program 936330 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Install Windows Vista SP1 Release Candidate through Windows UpdateWindows Vista Service Pack 1 RC Refresh is available to Beta testers through Windows Update. Experience the WU installation path for Windows Vista SP1 by following these... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 11 Jan 2008 20:26:24 +0000 Windows Vista SP1 RC released to public <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Windows Vista Service Pack 1 RC is now available through Windows Update. Experience the WU based Vista SP1 installation by following 4 simple steps. Windows Vista SP1 RC distributed through Windows Update will be applicable... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Wed, 12 Dec 2007 02:53:28 +0000 Microsoft: Public Build of Windows Vista SP1 RC Soon <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to the Softpedia website, Microsoft is currently cooking the first public build of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Release Candidate. Since the initial introduction of the first testing bits for the first service pack... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 04 Dec 2007 09:17:03 +0000 Pirates Online Launched to Public <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Pirates of the Caribbean Online has been released to the public from the beta stage. Set sail on the vast blue waters of the Caribbean in search of adventure, fortune, and fame in the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 31 Oct 2007 10:29:45 +0000 Microsoft Popfly moves to Public Beta Stage <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced the public beta launch (meaning a Live ID is required to join) of Popfly, which was previously in alpha invite-only stage. For those that have followed the development of Popfly, which is... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 18 Oct 2007 23:21:11 +0000 HD Moore takes iPhone exploits public <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Noted hacker HD Moore has posted exploits for a vulnerability in Apple's iPhone, the same flaw that's been used by others to unlock the smart phone so it will work on other networks. The vulnerability,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 16 Oct 2007 22:25:45 +0000 Outpost Security Suite Pro 2008 – public beta 3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Agnitum has reached a significant milestone with the release of the first public beta of Outpost Security Suite Pro 2008 (OSS 2008 ). Building on the solid foundation of the initial version of the suite,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 25 Sep 2007 14:28:34 +0000 Facebook Opens Profiles to Public <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Popular social networking site Facebook has added a public-facing search function in a move which is likely to anger privacy advocates. The function will initially allow anyone who is not registered with the site to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 06 Sep 2007 22:06:18 +0000 Miro Public Preview 2 (0.9.9) <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Miro formerly 'Democracy Player' is an Internet video player that allows you to choose from a variety of channels, subscribe to video feeds and view them with the integrated player. It can automatically download videos... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Razvan Serea) Tue, 04 Sep 2007 17:18:53 +0000 ESET Smart Security Public Beta 2 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ESET Smart Security is a fully integrated security solution and includes antivirus, anti-spyware, a personal firewall and antispam. While some competitive solutions purport to have similar functionality, ESET has developed a unique approach that provides... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Razvan Serea) Thu, 23 Aug 2007 20:22:49 +0000