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Can Google (yes, Google) save social media in 2020?

Laugh all you want. Google’s new approach to social might be the way forward for brands.


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Fast forward: What's coming in future versions of Chrome?

Every time Google updates its browser, it publishes release notes aimed at enterprises to highlight upcoming additions, substitutions, enhancements and modifications. Here's some of what's coming.


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Will Microsoft stop updating its Security Essentials on Jan. 14? Are you sure?

A very poorly worded support document and a glimpse at the past have me wondering if Microsoft will, in fact, continue supporting its premier Win7 antivirus product after Win7 hits the skids next month.


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Can Apple do more to transform the health industry?

Apple CEO Tim Cook often says his company’s greatest contribution to humankind “will be in the health area.”


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The tech market: Moving from ‘tell’ to ‘listen’

The technology market is going through an amazing and unanticipated change as it adapts AI to its own needs. It’s moving from a model that favors lock-in to one in which the vendor preserves and drives choice, and where the customer...


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The usual suspects

So, she’s a one-woman IT department AND a private eye?


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6 efficiency-enhancing Android apps

Don't waste time getting around in Android. These tools save you time so you can get straight to work.


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Government appoints Rachel Noble ASD director-general

Rachel Noble has been appointed director-general of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) three months after Mike Burgess' departure.


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Government relying on eBay for hardware not a great idea, APS Review suggests

A major government IT system is so out of date that replacement hardware for it needs to be sourced from second-hand parts sold on eBay.


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IBM, Atlassian paid no taxes in 2018 despite billions in revenue

IBM A/NZ and Atlassian Australia have paid no taxes for the 2017-18 income year according to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Corporate Tax Transparency report.


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Industry super fund Rest eyes AWS to build ‘new cloud foundation’

Industry superannuation fund Rest is preparing to implement a “new cloud foundation” employing Amazon Web Services “to provide speed and flexibility,” according to group executive of innovation and transformation, Jeremy Hubbard.


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Google's worst kills of 2019

Saying goodbye to Google services has become a bit of an annual tradition, but this year's farewell seems particularly poignant.


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What's in the latest Chrome update? A baked-in hacked-password alarm

Chrome 79 patches 51 vulnerabilties and its Password Checker will now warn users when a site password may have been exposed. The feature is being rolled out gradually to Chrome users.


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IDG Contributor Network

Just a few more updates for 2019 makes for a light December Patch Tuesday

There is an urgent update to Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and three critical updates to the Windows platform that will require some attention this month. In addition, we have cumulative updates for the .NET and SQL server platforms...


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Throwback Thursday: Just our way of saying thanks

It’s always nice to feel appreciated.