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Browser makers cite coronavirus, restore support for obsolete TLS 1.0 and 1.1 encryption

Long-in-the-tooth Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 encryption is getting a temporary reprieve from Google, Microsoft and Mozilla.


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Windows Into The Future

How COVID-19 should change laptop and browser priorities

The COVID-19 virus is changing where and how we work and that will affect how the tools we use – like browsers and laptops – evolve to address new threats and needs. The risks include Fake News, and unique hardware requirements that...


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Zoom pauses new feature development to focus on privacy, security

'Zoom-bombing' has become an unwelcome phenomenon as the video conferencing vendor gains users now that work-from-home has become commonplace.


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Pandemic leads to surge in video conferencing app downloads

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to disrupt business, employees are turning to mobile business apps to ensure productivity remains high.


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Apple Holic

Amazon and Apple TV deal shows how to solve business conflicts

Communication and compromise are essential for any business facing difficult challenges.


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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on new features, bug fixes, and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 2003 (Build 12624.20382), released Mar. 31, 2020.


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Windows by the numbers: Windows 7 holds fast as pandemic upends everything

The coronavirus pandemic and its countless disruptions, from business closures to workers fleeing to home offices, appear to have stopped any big migrations from Windows 7 to Windows 10.


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Tech pitches in to fight COVID-19 pandemic

A growing number of tech companies and IT pros are working in a variety of ways to help fight the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Here's a rundown of what some of them are doing to help fight COVID-19.


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Android Intelligence

I've finally figured out why foldable phones actually exist

If you think foldable phones are designed to make your life easier, you're probably missing the point.


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Slack to integrate more features with Microsoft Teams

The popular team collaboration software maker has seen a spike in use as remote working becomes more common in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.


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Update: Coronavirus prompts collaboration tool makers to offer wares for free

Several vendors, including Microsoft, Google, Slack, Zoom, Cisco and LogMeIn, are making chat, videoconferencing and other collaboration services free as demand for remote working booms.


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Top web browsers 2020: Firefox sheds share, falls behind Edge

It was bad news again for Firefox in March, as Mozilla's browser shed users at a pace that left it falling behind Microsoft's Edge.


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NZ power generator Trustpower uncovers dodgy protocols in supplier tech

The flaws masked alerts as suspicious traffic, and its previous network monitoring technologies offered little visibility into what was happening in its network.


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Apple Holic

Apple’s AR plans are becoming a little easier to see

Apple is accelerating development of platforms and partnerships as it presses forward with its augmented reality plans.


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Woody on Windows

Get the March Windows and Office patches installed, but watch out for known bugs

Microsoft pushed four separate patches in March, including one to plug a leaked hole and another to fix a bug in an earlier patch, but never mind. The problems with the March patches are reasonably well understood. Now would be a good...