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Google Killed Services 2019
Android Intelligence

3 things Google slaughtered this year that still sting

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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Shark Tank

Throwback Thursday: Just our way of saying thanks

It’s always nice to feel appreciated.


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ASX boosts investment in blockchain firm

ASX has invested a further US$10 million in Digital Asset, a firm specialising in blockchain-inspired digital ledger technology (DLT).


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Australian initiative seeks to boost Pacific cyber security

A group formed of the collaboration between eight Victorian universities is helping Pacific nations to assess and improve their cyber policies.


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Microsoft begins Windows 10's 1809-to-1909 compulsory upgrade

This marks the second time Microsoft has taken the upgrade reins since changing its servicing model and means some users may be upgraded after running 1809 less than a year.


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Microsoft Teams comes to Linux

The launch of the highly requested Linux desktop client is designed to help Microsoft appeal to developers.


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Apple Holic

Apple is forcing the ad industry to change

Apple is reducing the quantity of data advertisers can harvest from your online life.


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Woody on Windows

Patch Tuesday brings a reprise of the Autopilot debacle, now quashed, and another Win7 nag

December’s Patch Tuesday seems to be causing few problems — no doubt because it’s a very minimal crop, with very few announced bug fixes. The 'exploited' security flaw is a yawner. A one-off patch for Autopilot, KB 4532441, has...


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Blockchain/IoT integration accelerates, hits a 'sweet spot'

IoT and blockchain may be a natural fit, but it will still take five to 10 years before kinks are worked out and the two technologies can reach their full potential, according to Gartner.


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Shark Tank

Hey, he said sorry

Maybe fish just needs better bladder control.


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7 reasons Chromebooks are ideal for enterprises

New data shows Chrome OS on target to become the No. 2 operating system among PCs. Is it time for your business to replace Windows or macOS devices with Chromebooks?


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NBN Co pushes back against ACCC pricing intervention

NBN Co has strongly pushed back against a suggestion by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that it could regulate the pricing of the NBN entry-level broadband offering.


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Government 'online safety' measures to encompass apps, search engines

The government will today reveal details of proposed new legislation that will seek to tackle online harassment, including swifter takedowns of abusive material.