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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...


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Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 21322 for the Dev Channel, released on Feb. 24, 2021.


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Apple Holic

Amazon switches on macOS Big Sur for AWS

Amazon’s decision to introduce Mac support via AWS illustrates Apple’s growing importance in enterprise IT,


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IT Salary Survey 2021: Over half of IT pros are satisfied at work – but nearly half are job hunting

Happy at work? Maybe you are not alone. Our 2021 salary survey of IT professionals reveals current attitudes to pay, responsibilities and what matters most in their current jobs.


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How to hire and retain Black tech pros — for real

Turning diversity intentions into reality means going outside your comfort zone and making a sustained effort engage, honor, and understand the African American community.


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Microsoft 365 Advanced Audit: What you need to know

Microsoft's powerful new auditing options will help detect intrusions and see what was accessed...if you've paid for the right licenses.


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Android Intelligence

Two big buts about Samsung's Android security update announcement

Samsung's plan to provide security patches to its Android phones for a full four years is fantastic news, but there's more to the story than meets the eye.


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Microsoft slashes Windows 10 long-term support by half

Windows 10 LTSC, the version once pitched to enterprises as the OS that didn't need constant updating, will only get five years of support now.


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Apple Holic

Something new, something old in Apple’s 2021 MacBook Pro upgrade

The refreshed MacBook Pro laptops expected later this year will only be available with an M-series chip, offer no Touch Bar, add an SD-card reader and may support 8K displays.