Latest technology news June 1st, 2021

Latest technology news

8P-Design presents its selection of articles on the latest digital news:

Actualités technologiques du moment

2022: It's the end for Internet Explorer

Original title: Microsoft va mettre fin à Internet Explorer en 2022 - Blog du Modérateur
Informations : French, Internet Explorer, May 20th, 2021

As of June 15, 2021, Internet Explorer will no longer be supported, after 25 years of service. Microsoft took advantage of this announcement to push its users to turn to Microsoft Edge, to replace Internet Explorer. Starting June 15, 2021, when users attempt to open Internet Explorer, they will be automatically redirected to Edge. The first step of this change begins this summer: Microsoft 365 will no longer support Internet Explorer. What do you think of this change? Are you already using Microsoft Edge? For more information on this change, click on the Moderator's Blog article.

Microsoft Teams opens up to new apps to add to meetings

Original title: Microsoft Teams opens up to new collaborative apps that plug into meetings - The Verge
Informations : English, Remote working, May 25th, 2021

In this era of remote working, it's important to constantly seek out the best tools to make collaboration easy and efficient. That's why Microsoft Teams keeps renewing itself. They're currently working to integrate applications directly into Teams. Companies will be able to access these apps through subscriptions. Right now they're talking about whiteboards and project boards that can be projected directly into the meetings. Microsoft Teams' goal is to enable companies to build their own telecommuting tools and customize it using those applications. Are you going to take a look at these new features? For more information, click on the full article!

Instagram now allows to see more stats for Reels and live videos

Original title: Instagram ajoute des statistiques pour les Reels et les vidéos en live - Blog du Modérateur
Informations: French, Social medias, May 25th, 2021

Prior to the new Instagram update, it was not possible to see much information in relation to the Reels and live videos. Now, users will be able to see the number of views, of accounts reached, of likes, of comments, of saved items and of shares. They'll also be able to access the stats about the peaks of simultaneous viewers for the live videos. These statistics will allow companies to better calculate the effects of their publications and thus adjust their marketing strategy. For more information on these new statistics, see the Moderator's Blog article.

Netflix will offer games on its platform next year

Original title: Netflix might bring playable games to your screens next year - The Next Web 
Informations : English, Video games, May 25th, 2021

A rumor is circulating: Netflix could offer playable games on its platform in 2022! Indeed, according to reliable sources, Netflix is looking for an executive to run this new service. For now, it seems like Netflix's considering a service similar to Apple Arcade:  games without advertising, and downloadable. It's still early to know exactly what the platform and these games look like, but we can hope to have new information soon! For more information on the future of Netflix, check out The Next Web! 

A new scam is circulating and this time it's on Disney +

Original title: Attention à cette nouvelle arnaque concernant Disney+ - Presse Citron
Informations : French, Fraud, May 25th, 2021

A year after being launched in France, the Disney + app is victim of fraud: users receive an email appearing to be from the app asking the user to update their payment information. The email threatens to suspend the account and generate charges if the user doesn't update their information. The user must, therefore, click on the link and this is when they share their banking information with the fraudsters. It's therefore very important to analyze ALL emails you receive from Disney + in the coming weeks! For more information, click on the full article!

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