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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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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' for the two technologies

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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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.

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Former NBN CEO Bill Morrow charged with slashing AT&T's expenses

The former chief executive of NBN Co, Bill Morrow, has been hired by AT&T to lead slash costs across the US telco.

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Office 365 on Windows 7 gets free patches until 2023

The end of support in January for Windows 7 does not mean the end of support for Office 365 ProPlus. Users of the latter will get security updates, but no new features.

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Reserve Bank governor pushes digital identity

Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe says a number of other nations are “well ahead” of Australia when it comes to the creation of portable digital identity services that can help address online payment fraud as well as...

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Optus takes step towards dual-band 5G network

Optus says it is the first telco in the world to complete an end-to-end 5G data call using spectrum in the 2300MHz band.

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Microsoft to end updates to Windows 7's free AV software, Security Essentials

When support for Windows 7 ends on Jan. 14, Microsoft will also stop providing new malware signatures for its home-grown Security Essentials software.

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Patch Tuesday alert! Protect your machine by pausing updates

If you’re running Win10 1903 or 1909, setting up a temporary patching pause is quick and easy. Other versions, not so much. Opt out of cannon-fodder mode with these simple steps.

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For IT pros, adding blockchain skills can pad your paycheck – by a lot

Beefing up on skills around blockchain development, management or engineering can earn techies some big bucks above their current salary.

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Government ditches data exchange platform for API standards

The government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) says that after testing the idea of building a data exchange platform it is instead pushing for the use of APIs to develop “better government interactions and data sharing”.

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My Health Record chief quits

The chief executive of the agency charged with operating the national eHealth record system will depart in January 2020.

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Transparency key for government AI initiatives: Dominello

New South Wales customer service minister Victor Dominello says acceptance of government use of artificial intelligence (AI) will have to be built on what he describes as the “four pillars of trust”: Privacy, security, transparency...

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What's in the latest Firefox update? Firefox 71 plays picture-in-picture catch-up

Firefox finally gets a picture-in-picture option for streaming video and continues to work toward release of its "Firefox Private Network" (FPN), which provides access to a VPN-like service.

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All about the latest iPhone location privacy scare

While concerns are overblown, it's no surprise people worry.

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HSBC’s plan to move $20B in assets to blockchain could be a watershed moment

The investment bank's trust of blockchain is likely to spur confidence in the nascent technology.

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