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Blockchain-based storage service takes on Amazon AWS, unveils pricing

A decentralized storage service that rents capacity from users around the globe is among a small cadre of vendors claiming their capacity is cheaper and more resilient than big players such as Amazon S3.


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Woody on Windows

Microsoft releases Monthly Rollup previews for Win7, 8.1, Server 2008 SP2, 2012 and .Net

While 'optional non-security' cumulative updates for Windows 10 are supposed to be on holiday hiatus, we just got a full assortment of optional patches for earlier versions of Windows — full of telemetry — including odd ones with no...


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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on new features, bug fixes, and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 1910 (Build 12130.20390), released Nov 18, 2019.


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Up close with CastAway, the Chrome OS add-on for your phone

A new crowdfunded product promises to attach a tiny functioning Chromebook onto your phone. I sit down with the device's creator to learn more.


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Apple Holic

iPhone users: Do you love or loathe Quick Share in iOS 13?

Why won't Apple put users in control of the QuickShare menu in iOS 13's Share pane?


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Become a certified IoT business leader

IDG Insider Pro and CertNexus are partnering to offer business leaders a course and associated credential to boost collaboration and drive informed IoT business decisions.


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Woody on Windows

Microsoft starts releasing fixes for Access bugs introduced in Office security patches this month

If you’ve been seeing new Access 'Query is corrupt' errors, they’re likely caused by buggy Office patches released on Patch Tuesday last week. Microsoft has started releasing fixes for the bad Office security patches. One of them, for...


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Walmart launches ‘world’s largest’ blockchain-based freight-and-payment network

Walmart Canada's blockchain hits the sweet spot for the supply chain industry as it solves issues such as invoice dispute resolution and real-time data distribution.


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He heard you fine

Oh, before I leave, what’s GNU?


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Claris launches workflow automation tool beta

The Apple subsidiary says its new Claris Connect is designed to connect third-party cloud apps and automate workflows.


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The Zen of Mobile

Mobile security perceptions don't approach reality. And that's a problem.

The best security approaches — such as continuous authentication — are invisible to the user and therefore frictionless. That's good in practice, but it can be bad in terms of customer perception. If they don't see it, they assume...


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Apple Holic

Salesforce announces new iOS enterprise apps

Apple CEO Tim Cook will join Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff to speak at Dreamforce 2019 on Tuesday, underlining the two companies' commitment to working together.


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Sorry, Apple: For the education market, Chromebook is the clear winner

Apple started this fight with some old-school smack talk, but it only highlighted how it’s clinging to the old PC-centric model.


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Windows 10 1909: 7 oddities, quirks and inconsistencies

It's a "feature upgrade" without many new features, shares release documentation with its predecessor, and was ready to go a month before its actual release. Yes, Windows 10 1909 is a rare bird indeed.


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But isn’t that better than the actual goal?

Unclear on that whole ‘garbage in’ concept.