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Apple and Verizon put 5G iPhones closer to the (enterprise) heart

With ‘5G Fleet Swap’ and Verizon Business, Apple is pushing the 5G iPhone 12 hard into the U.S. enterprise market

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Asana adds new integrations to help connect distributed teams

Asana has unveiled integrations with Atlassian Jira, Microsoft Teams, Slack and Zoom to help improve productivity and reduce the duplication of work.

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What's in the latest Firefox upgrade? Browse only over HTTPS

Firefox 83 adds an "HTTPS-Only Mode," a 15% speed boost and patches for 21 vulnerabilities.

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Dropbox unveils Spaces 2.0, its standalone workspace for collaboration

The company, best known for its cloud-based file sharing, ventures further into team collaboration with a focus on more powerful project management features.

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Microsoft deviates from the norm, forcibly upgrades Windows 10 1903 with minor 1909 refresh

The latest 1903-to-1909 migration, a departure from the company's recent practices, may offer clues to how Microsoft plans to service Windows 10 next year.

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Microsoft adds Teams app integrations for video meetings

Teams users now have access to 20 integrations they can use during video calls with colleagues, as well as automation and low-code app building features available through Power Platform tools.

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Microsoft exhorts enterprises to quit text, voice multi-factor authentication passcodes

Microsoft Authenticator, the company's app-based authenticator, and Windows Hello, the umbrella label for Microsoft's biometrics technology, are better methods of authentication, a Microsoft exec says.

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Microsoft readies Office for Big Sur, M1-based Macs

One day after Apple unveiled new computers that run on Apple-designed silicon, Microsoft issued a preview of Office for the Mac that will run natively on the new hardware.

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Why Google making its own Pixel chips could matter for you

Google's homemade processors could start appearing in Pixel products in a matter of months — and that could make a meaningful difference in the devices' evolution.

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Microsoft joins other major developers on road to Apple Silicon

Microsoft is building a native version of Office for Apple Silicon as other major developers transition to Apple's new chips.

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Apple sets Big Sur release for Nov. 12

macOS 11 "Big Sur" is designed to support the company's own ARM-based silicon for the Mac, the system-on-a-chip (SoC) dubbed "M1 unveiled today.

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Apple’s Macs glide into the fast lane with M1 Apple Silicon

Apple leads the industry as personal computing moves to ARM.

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Atlassian looks to revolutionize ITSM market with Jira Service Management

As the IT Service Management landscape continues to grow, Atlassian’s latest move aims to bring IT operations and development teams closer together.

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How Microsoft Teams is keeping Suffolk Construction workers connected

Boston-based Suffolk Construction used Teams to keep operations moving ahead as it — like companies worldwide — scrambled to deal with a pandemic-related shutdown this year. Now, some workers are essentially 'living on it,' says a...

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Google's Chromium browser explained

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but there would be no Chrome without Chromium, the open-source project that underpins it. Here's what Chromium is, where you can download it, how it shapes your online experience, and —...

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Microsoft gets ready for Apple Silicon Macs

Microsoft seems focused on delivering on its promise to bring Office to Apple Silicon Macs.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 rolls on past 70%

Windows 10 accounted for 72.2% of Windows-only machines in October, according to U.S. analytics vendor Net Applications. At that rate of growth, it will run three out of four PCs by the end of January.

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Top web browsers 2020: Edge makes double digits

In October, Google's Chrome browser shed market share for the third month in a row. Meanwhile, Microsoft's Edge broke into double-digits — the largest ever gain for Edge in a single month

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