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Apple's ex-wireless lead plots a solid state future for electronics

Apple’s former 5G chief, Ruben Caballero, is working to solve one of the oldest problems in the consumer electronics business.

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Google's Chrome OS upgrade changes are a solid start

Google is committing to a more sensible approach for Chromebook software support. Huzzah! Now let's see where this takes us.

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Cryptocurrencies backed by cash could elude new regs

Stablecoins can include features that are typical of regulated securities, meaning they might be able to avoid new government oversight.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 7 hits the accelerator as support cliff nears

A little over two months from its end-of-support deadline, Windows 7 saw its market share slide even further in October.

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Adobe Photoshop comes to iPad (Illustrator in 2020)

The list of things iPads can't do continues to shrink as two creative industry stalwarts go mobile.

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IBM, Intel, J.P. Morgan and Microsoft join others on new blockchain token spec

A business consortium led by the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance said their new blockchain-based token specification can create regulatory compliant digital currency for use in any number of scenarios.

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Top web browsers 2019: Chrome seesaws yet again

Google's Chrome browser gave up some of its recent gains in October, but those losses did little to erode its commanding position among browsers.

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With a few exceptions, all’s clear to install Microsoft’s October patches

October started in the cellar, with a third-time attempt at patching the CVE-2019-1367 Internet Explorer zero-day that nobody needed, but the situation has gradually improved. Get the October patches installed, but watch out for a...

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The most interesting thing Google didn't announce at its hardware event

It may seem like we've seen it all, but Google's Pixel party isn't over yet.

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Apple’s Tim Cook has kept his $50B services promises

Apple’s services business now seems certain to exceed CEO Tim Cook’s 2017 performance promise.

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Google strengthens Chrome's site isolation to protect browser against its own vulnerabilities

One Google engineer called site isolation 'the single greatest advance in browser security since the creation of the sandbox.'

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Trello looks to streamline tasks with template galleries, automation

New community templates showcase how customers are using Trello to manage workflows, as Atlassian boasts its has reached 50M registered users.

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Microsoft Patch Alert: October updates bring problems with Start, RDP, Ethernet, older VB programs

After a horrendously buggy start, October patching turned into a traditionally messy grab bag of botches. We’re still tracking update-induced bugs in Start, Search, RDP disconnects, and older Visual Basic programs. Microsoft...

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In 2020, businesses likely to shift blockchain focus to integration, interoperability

As the hype around blockchain cools and enterprises continue to cut their tech teeth on the distributed ledger, non-technical challenges and interoperability hurdles are emerging.

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What happens after Windows 7's retirement?

The January end-of-support deadline for Windows 7 is fast approaching. Here's a rundown of some of the issues companies should keep in mind as that date draws near.

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Apple seems to have its eyes on the road (map) for iPhone processors

iPhone contract processor manufacturer TSMC is making a $19B bet on 3nm manufacturing – and that means faster iPhones are on the way.

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Mastercard partners on blockchain-based food supply chain

Mastercard and Envisible's new blockchain-based supply chain will enable grocers and suppliers to not only track goods on the distributed ledger but for them as well.

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Fast forward: What's coming in future versions of Chrome?

Every time Google updates its browser, it publishes release notes aimed at enterprises to highlight upcoming additions, substitutions, enhancements and modifications. Here's some of what's coming.

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Microsoft pushes, then yanks, rogue kinda-security patch KB 4523786, ostensibly for Autopilot

Did you see a security patch for 'Autopilot on Win10 version 1903”'yesterday? Gotcha. Microsoft pushed it to many 1903 seekers — those who clicked 'Check for updates' — then pulled it overnight. It was supposed to go on...

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Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions from support. Here are all the dates you need to know about through Windows 7's retirement in 2020 and beyond.

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