1. Apple: New iOS 16 and macOS Ventura announced for iPhone and Mac
On the occasion of the Apple WWDC conference dedicated to developers, the American firm unveiled a series of new features that will accompany the release of iOS 16, the next update of its operating system, scheduled for next autumn. On the program: customization of the locked screen, a new display for notifications, the possibility to change a message after sending, avoiding captcha, a new experience with Apple Mail and Safari, but also new functionality on the iPad.
Apple has also announced new Mac features including its new OS called Macs Ventura. In particular, you can benefit from the possibility to use your iPhone’s camera as Stage Manager, SharePlay in Messages or as a webcam for your Mac.
Apple: List of New Products Expected for Fall 2022
2. Google Analytics and GDPR: Clarification from CNIL for compliance
The use of Google Analytics was designated as a violation of the GDPR by the French CNIL last February, due to the transfer of data to the United States, web professionals had to adapt to this decision. To avoid being singled out and receiving a formal notice for non-compliance with the GDPR, the Commission recently reviewed the situation. If changing the configuration of the IP address treatment conditions is not enough for CNIL, another solution has been unveiled to comply with the regulation of the use of proxies.
CNIL develops free training on GDPR
3. WordPress 6.1: Roadmap and objectives for the next update
Days after the release of WordPress 6.0, the latest version of the CMS used by 43% of sites worldwide, WordPress took advantage of the 10th edition of WordCamp Europe to present its roadmap for the next update. Titled WordPress 6.1, this version is expected for mid-October 2022, and should bring its share of new features: even smoother navigation, easier construction of templates and improved management of global styles.
Read the interview with Jean-Baptiste Audres, the French representative of the CORE team
4. GitHub Copilot is now available to all developers
A year after announcing its official release, the GitHub Copilot tool, which was initially available in preview, is now accessible to all developers. An AI-based wizard powered by OpenAI Codex helps recommend lines of code and functions to help development adapt to ongoing projects. Other good news: GitHub has specified which companies should deploy its solution next month.
5. Cyber Security: State of Play and Sector Specific Guide
Although many companies face cyber threats on a daily basis, they increasingly need qualified professionals to support them in this field. With 15,000 positions currently to be filled in France and plenty of exciting jobs, it can be difficult to find your way around the diverse features of this sector, which is growing.
We recommend you consult our cybersecurity guide, designed with the 3 key players in mind. This will allow you to learn more about the complete inventory (threat panorama, salary, access to cyber security, tips to ensure computer security, etc.), its specialty, as well as the schools that train and the companies recruiting future talent in this field.
Cyber Security Guide Free Download
6. Ranking of computer languages: Ambush C++ behind Java on the podium
According to the TIOBE ranking of computer languages for the month of June, the podium is dominated by Python, closely followed by C and Java. The latter, which topped the index in April 2020, is losing more ground to its competitors. This decline led to its follower C++ (4th), which recorded a good growth of 2.26%, thanks in particular to high-level programming and performance. Among other lessons from the June ranking, we can also note that the PHP language leaves the top 10 and drops to the 13th position, a rank it has not reached since 2001.
7. Microsoft is ending its 2000s browser, Internet Explorer
After 26 years of good and faithful service, Microsoft buried its flagship browser, Internet Explorer (IE) on June 15. If it has already been out of use by most internet users for several years, it is the end of an era, which will mark the 2000s in particular. If you use it, the Internet Explorer desktop application has since been disabled on this date and you are now redirected to the latest version, Microsoft Edge. Note, however, that an IE mod will last until 2029, giving companies time to adapt to its disappearance.
8. 5G in France: interactive map to follow deployment in your municipality
Do you want to know where the deployment of 5G is in your municipality? The Lemon site, which compares internet box offers and mobile plans, offers a study on the deployment of 5th generation mobile networks. This inventory is accompanied by interactive and practical maps, which offer you the possibility to follow its progress on a national and local scale. You will discover, for example, the number of antennas opened and marketed by operator and frequency. Plus: A list of the 50 cities most connected to 5G in France
9. About universal chargers that will be imposed by the European Union from 2024
The EU has decided to impose a universal charger for the most commonly used small and medium-sized electronic devices (smartphones, digital cameras, headphones and earphones, etc.). The USB Type-C port will become the benchmark in the region from fall 2024. Impact: Tech giants like Apple and its Lightning port will have to adapt to this European decision, which aims to better limit electronic waste to protect the planet.
10. Microsoft offers an educational kit for careers in cybersecurity
As technology companies face a talent shortage in cybersecurity, Microsoft has launched an educational kit to better understand IT security-related issues, explore related careers, and encourage careers. The program consists of two booklets: one for participants and the other for speakers, who want to set up awareness sessions with employees of a company. The kit is intended to be educational, with lots of activities to set up, quizzes and summary sheets on cyber threats, with examples from everyday life.
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Bonus: Discover the Ecosia search engine, the responsible alternative to Google
To close this panorama of tech news for June 2022, we invite you to (re)discover Ecosia, the responsible search engine that plants and protects trees. We interviewed Sophie Dembinski, Advocacy Manager, to learn more about Google’s alternative, how it differs from its competitors, what its business model is, and how it respects its users’ privacy. Good reading!
Search Engine Market: Ecosia, Challenger Against Tech Giants