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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.


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Slack to integrate Microsoft Teams calling feature

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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Apple to migrate Macs to ARM chips in 2021?

Famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims Apple will introduce Mac desktops and notebooks based on ARM chips.


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Windows 10 version 2004: Key enterprise features

What business users and IT pros should know about new features in the upcoming Windows 10 spring 2020 release, a.k.a. version 2004.


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Google to resume Chrome releases on April 7

The company will roll out version 81, skip 82, and launch version 83 in May to make up for lost time.


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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 19041.172 for the Slow ring, released on March 26, 2020.


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Is the age of Apple over? iPhone speculation and delays

Both ofApple's anticipated smartphone launches may be delayed, but does it matter?


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Google Smart Lock: The complete guide

Google Smart Lock can simplify your smartphone's security and save you time. Are you taking advantage of all it has to offer for Android?


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Microsoft to stop serving non-security monthly updates to Windows

The updates, normally released during the third and fourth week of each month, will stop in May.


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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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Cyber security volunteers protect Australian healthcare in COVID-19 crisis

Inspired by a UK effort, the Australian cyber security professionals will help healthcare organisations and small charities in Australia and New Zealand.


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Reading between the lines about Microsoft 'pausing optional updates'

Starting in May, Microsoft won’t be releasing separate “optional, non-security, C/D Week” patches for Win10. That much is clear -- and welcome. But what about the bugs that have to be fixed? What happens to testing? Will the new...


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Pandemic will push Microsoft to repeat 2019's major-minor Win10 upgrade cadence

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak makes it even more likely Microsoft will release a minor update for Windows 10 this fall.


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Apple in the enterprise: What is Shared iPad for Business?

iPad OS now introduces support for an excellent feature called Shared iPad for Business. It could be a boon for enterprise users.