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Microsoft Patch Alert: January 2020 patches look relatively benign

In spite of what you’ve read, that NSA-advertised Crypto API security hole still doesn’t pose an immediate threat. There are minor problems with various patches, Win7 saw a sloppy farewell, and threats of browser search hijacking...


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Android Intelligence

The 20-minute Android tune-up

A few minutes of maintenance each year can keep your Android phone running like a well-oiled machine.


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Apple Holic

Apple says it’s healthy to be skeptical about digital health

Apple’s vice president for health, Dr. Sumbul Desai, says it's important to question what digital health solutions can do.


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Microsoft to force Bing on Chrome users in the enterprise

IT admins can block the the search engine change using either a group policy or by configuring Office 365 with Intune or Configuration Manager.


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Shark Tank

Throwback Thursday: Help is right around the corner

Phone tag? This is more like phone volleyball.


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New ANU-based supercomputer ‘Gadi’ is now fully operational

Gadi, the National Computational Infrastructure’s (NCI) newest supercomputer, is now fully operational less than two months after the first tests took place.


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Key safeguard in Australia’s anti-encryption legislation ‘almost meaningless’

One of the key safeguards in a controversial Australian law that is intended to help facilitate police access to encrypted communications is “almost meaningless,” according to a human rights lawyer.


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Apple Holic

Will Apple’s iPhone 9 be ‘Made in India’?

With more and more of Apple's iPhone supply chain partners setting up shop there, is it possible the next entry-level iPhone will be made in India?


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Can developers dictate how their software is used?

The politics of the Silicon Valley are colliding with customers and impacting innocent bystanders who put their trust in open source software.


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Shark Tank

Time waits for no code

Unless it’s overtime?


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Android Intelligence

Galaxy users, take note: Samsung's probably selling your data

When you buy a Galaxy phone, Google's promise to protect your information isn't the only one that applies.


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Government casts eye over telco network resilience in wake of bushfires

Telco industry to work on new disaster management operating model


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How innovation became everyone’s business

Is innovation part of your remit? It probably should be.


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Which IT skills are most in demand in Australia?

Recruitment firm Hays has revealed the IT roles it expects employers will seek to fill in the first half of 2020


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Feeling revenue squeeze, Mozilla lays off 70

The Firefox browser maker had more trouble creating revenue-generating products in 2019 than it expected, leading to the job cuts. Mozilla has set aside $43 million to pay for building new products.