Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of September 7th…
Google Drive app for PC and Mac officially deprecated
No longer be supported starting on December 11th, 2017, and shut down completely on March 12th, 2018. Google encourages uses of Drive File Stream, or an upgrade to new version of Drive for Mac/PC, called Backup And Sync.
FTC settles with Lenovo over selling laptops deliberately infected with Superfish spyware
"In conjunction with the FTC settlement, 32 state attorneys general have settled with Lenovo for fines totalling $3.5m. The FTC settlement does not involve fines, but puts Lenovo on notice -- any similar malware loading in the future will be subject to significant fines and other punishments."
Atlassian introduces Stride, which replicates the core of Hipchat while adding natively hosted audio and video meetings, task and decision tracking, and a “focus” mode. Its direct competition are other team communication apps like Slack, Microsoft Teams and Google Hangouts.