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What does it mean to be a human in a world of computing?

NeXT co-founder Dan’l Lewin, president and CEO of the Computer History Museum, explains why people matter to IT.

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Atlassian expands Jira roadmaps for better project status visibility

The function has proved popular with users since last year’s big overhaul of Jira.

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Microsoft Patch Alert: January 2020 patches look relatively benign

In spite of what you’ve read, that NSA-advertised Crypto API security hole still doesn’t pose an immediate threat. There are minor problems with various patches, Win7 saw a sloppy farewell, and threats of browser search hijacking...

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Microsoft to force Bing on Chrome users in the enterprise

IT admins can block the the search engine change using either a group policy or by configuring Office 365 with Intune or Configuration Manager.

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Will Apple’s iPhone 9 be ‘Made in India’?

With more and more of Apple's iPhone supply chain partners setting up shop there, is it possible the next entry-level iPhone will be made in India?

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Galaxy users, take note: Samsung's probably selling your data

When you buy a Galaxy phone, Google's promise to protect your information isn't the only one that applies.

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Feeling revenue squeeze, Mozilla lays off 70

The Firefox browser maker had more trouble creating revenue-generating products in 2019 than it expected, leading to the job cuts. Mozilla has set aside $43 million to pay for building new products.

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Feds may already have found a way to hack into Apple iPhones

By refusing to put a permanent backdoor in its iOS platform, Apple wants to protect millions of users from future threats by both governments and hackers, privacy advocates said.

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Tim Cook keeps promising new health features, probably for Apple Watch

The Apple CEO seems very positive that we'll hear a lot more from him on digital health.

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Don’t worry about CurveBall just yet — get your Citrix systems patched

All eyes are focused on the NSA-promoted CVE-2020-0601 Crypt32.dll vulnerability, for which there are no active attacks. Meh. There’s a much bigger problem with Citrix Application Delivery Controller and Citrix Gateway. If you have...

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Former U.S. regulator leads effort to create digital dollar

The project will explore how a cryptocurrency could produce a more efficient and safer means of cross-border trade, clearance and settlement.

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Worried about an NSA ChainOfFools/CurveBall attack? There are lots of moving parts. Test your system.

While many researchers recommend that you install Microsoft’s January Patch Tuesday updates to fend off a not-yet-imminent attack from the CVE-2020-0601 security hole, skeptics who are concerned about buggy Windows updates can now...

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FAQ: Microsoft's new Edge explained

Microsoft's Chromium-based browser has officially arrived, no doubt bringing questions from users about what it means for them. We've got answers.

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Kadena launches a hybrid platform to connect public, private blockchains

The JP Morgan startup's blockchain braids together multiple interoperable chains via smart contracts over which users can transact business via cryptocurrency.

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Windows 7 end of support: Separating the bull from the horns

There’s a lot of misinformation about Win7 end-of-life bouncing around the blogosphere. While the last free official Win7/Server 2008 R2 patch appeared yesterday, there’s more to the story. No need to go running to the nearest...

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Patch Tuesday aftermath: The NSA Crypt32 threat is real, but not yet imminent

In one of the most-watched Patch Tuesdays ever, Microsoft yesterday unveiled its security patches for all recent versions of Windows. Star of the show: a security hole contributed by the NSA. As of Wednesday morning, there’s at least...

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EEA opens sandbox for blockchain development and collaboration

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance TestNet offers the nodes, management infrastructure and ability to gather granular results for members.

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Microsoft to Windows 7: Beat it, you bum

In case the message isn't clear, Windows 7 PCs will soon show a full-page nag screen reminding users that they could fall victim to cyber criminals by running unpatched software.

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