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What's in the latest Firefox upgrade? Proliferating picture-in-picture, even more anti-tracking

Firefox 86 adds multiple picture-in-picture video viewing and boosts the browser's anti-tracking defenses by isolating all cookies in the sites that create them.


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Apple Holic

Apple on track for 3nm silicon iPhones and more in 2022

Expect even steeper performance and power management gains next year, as Apple's plans to switch to 3-nanometer chips fall into place.


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3 next-level note-taking apps that'll change the way you work

With apps like Workflowy, Coda, and Notion, you'll never look at information the same way again.


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Apple's indoor maps format is now a standard; here's why that matters

Adoption of the standard is a foundational step for new business opportunity and voice-first interface design.


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Tech event calendar 2021: Upcoming US shows, conferences, and IT expos

Our sortable chart offers information, dates and locations for a variety of US IT-focused events coming up over the next year.


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Windows Into The Future

The Poly Studio P15: Searching for a better home videoconferencing answer

With video chats such a vital part of the work-from-home world we're in, having the right hardware makes a big difference. Here's one system that, while pricey, does a good job.


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IT Salary Survey 2021: The results are in

The latest Insider Pro and Computerworld Salary Survey reveals the current salaries for dozens of tech titles, the IT skills most in demand (and those not), the tech hiring expectations for the coming year, and what matters most to IT...


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Forget macOS — it's Chrome OS vs. Windows for desktop domination

As we move to cloud-based Desktop-as-a-Service, it shouldn't come as a surprise to see Chrome OS, the original DaaS, moving past macOS as the No. 2 desktop.


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Today in Tech

Podcast: 30K Macs infected with "Silver Sparrow" virus; M1 Mac SSD health

Security researchers uncovered malware affecting tens of thousands of macOS devices, but it's unclear what exactly the malware does. Affecting both Intel and Apple Silicon processors, this malware, nicknamed "Silver Sparrow," still...


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Android Intelligence

Android 12 and the big deal with little touches

The bigger picture of Android 12 won't come into focus for a while, but the software's smaller details present plenty of promise.


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Apple Holic

Driven by pandemic, the US enters the world of Apple Pay

Use of mobile wallets is rapidly catching up with cash payments in the US; cash transactions worldwide have declined 42% since 2019.


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IT Salary Survey 2021: Security and cloud computing certifications on the up

Do more certifications lead to new jobs, promotions or a pay rise? We asked 1,172 IT professionals their thoughts and whether or not they are currently pursuing certifications and in which areas of technology?


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Microsoft to cut perpetual Office support by 50%, raise price by 10%

The move is more evidence, as if it's needed, that Microsoft remains eager to push, pull, and prod commercial customers into service-like subscriptions.


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16 technology winners and losers, post-COVID

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic.


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The Zen of Mobile

WhatsApp's new 'privacy' policy is a gift to other messaging apps

WhatsApp does not treat all interaction data the same. For now, user-to-user/customer-to-customer/consumer-to-consumer messaging is encrypted and considered private. But when a user communicates with a business, Facebook can do...