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Android Security Updates

The real story with Android's new security update setup

Android Q includes an ambitious new system for delivering system updates — but it isn't quite as black and white as you might think.

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Android swipes right on Apple's iOS gestures | TECH(talk)

At this year's Google I/O, the company highlighted new gestures for navigating in Android Q – gestures that will look surprisingly familiar to iPhone users. Computerworld's JR Raphael and Ken Mingis talk about what's changed and why...

Android Q Gestures

Android Q gestures: The good, the bad, and the baffling

Get ready for a whole new way to get around Android (yes, again!). Here's an up-close look at Android Q's new gesture system, where it shines, and where it falls short.

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Edge for Mac leaks; Beta build for Windows 10 quickly follows

Microsoft is in the midst of revamping the browser, which will soon be based on the same open-source Chromium technologies that run Google Chrome.

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3 burning questions about Google's Pixel 3a

As Google's Pixel 3a phone makes its way into the world, it's time to think through the bigger-picture implications of the device's arrival.

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Microsoft will demote IE to a 'mode' inside Edge

The move will allow companies who continue to use the legacy browser to run web sites or web apps inside the upcoming Chromium-based Edge.

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How to use 'Hey, Siri' to control Google Assistant on iPhone

The iOS version of Google Assistant was updated to support Siri Shortcuts, which means you can now create a Siri Shortcut that lets you get help from the Assistant using Siri.

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Android apps: Best of the best

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

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The 3 big asterisks everyone's missing about Pixel sales

The internet's a-buzzin' with doom and gloom over Google's Pixel program — but all the catastrophic predictions fail to consider three critical points.

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Top web browsers 2019: Chrome dumps user share

It was a good month for Mozilla's Firefox browser, which is at its highlest level of use in a year, and for the Microsoft IE/Edge combo. The user share for the two browsers jumped 1.4 points.

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What's in the latest Chrome update?

Chrome 74 patches 39 security flaws and adds support for websites that want to limit stomach-churning motion effects for users.

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Google hopes AI, collaboration will win G Suite customers

With messaging that focuses on innovation and teamwork, Google aims to woo more corporate customers for its cloud-based productivity suite. Is that enough to stop Microsoft's Office 365 juggernaut?

Google Shift

The massive Google shift you probably haven't noticed

Google is quietly repositioning the very foundation of its business — and if you aren't watching closely, this monumental move might be easy to miss.

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Google's Chromium browser explained

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but there would be no Chrome without Chromium, the open source project that underpins it. Here's what Chromium is, where you can download it and how it shapes your online experience....

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Google, Hyperledger launch online identity management tools

The new tools enable mobile-based options for employees to sign into corporate applications or create self-sovereign identities, access to which they control.

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Google boosts G Suite with collaboration, AI, integration features

At this week’s Google Cloud Next conference, Google signaled its intentions for G Suite with a host of enhancements across the office suite.

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Microsoft and the birth of the responsible AI

Google’s (now-disbanded) Artificial Intelligence Ethics board and Microsoft’s Responsible AI initiative are critical not only to the utility and safety of AIs but also the potential survival of the race. Getting this right is likely...

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Microsoft previews 'full-Chromium' Edge for the first time

Windows 10 users running the 64-bit edition of the OS now have access to two different "builds" of the still-under-construction browser.

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