Apple Music Adds Subscribers
Apple’s $10-a-month streaming service is growing steadily. Reports say that in only six months, the company has picked up 10 million paying subscribers.
No doubt helped by the introduction of an Android app that allows users of the world’s most popular operating system to subscribe as well.
Apple paid a multi-billion price for Beats Music a couple of years back, a move that many considered risky. If they keep experiencing this kind of steady growth, that risk could pay off.
Flaw Found In Trend Micro Password Manager
The folks at Google’s Project Zero discovered a major flaw in the password manager that comes with Trend Micro Antivirus.
That tool is vulnerable to remote execution code. The flaw allows an attacker to covertly steal all of your passwords without any indication the attack is happening.
The security experts at Google were appalled by this bug, saying that it’s something a coding student should have caught.
TrendMicro is currently working on a fix.
Windows 10 Running On 10 Million Devices
The growth continues for Windows 10. The operating system is now active on over 200 million devices according to Microsoft.
The pace of the Windows 10 adoption is 140% faster than Windows 7 and a staggering 400% faster than Windows 8.
That’s also added up to growth for the Windows Store. Paid transactions doubled from the previous holiday season with 60% of the customers new to the store.
There’s also been more search traffic on Bing, queries are up around 30% per Windows device.