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Some things just can’t be anonymized.


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Google and Microsoft have gone too far

Google and Microsoft are using dark pattern design to trick or force users to do things they never intended. Is it time to switch to more ethical search engines? (We list 10 alternatives.)


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Get the January 2020 Patch Tuesday patches installed

Usually it’s smart to wait until the end of the month before installing the Patch Tuesday patches. This month, though, patches seem to be behaving themselves, and the Crypto API CurveBall CVE-2020-0601 security hole looms. Admins take...


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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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They’re like a ‘Kick me’ sign you wear on your chest.


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10 ways Android and Windows 10 can work well together

You can sync reminders between an Android device and a Windows 10 PC, share files and more — if you have the right apps.


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Smart shopping cart developer IMAGR raises $14m

IMAGR, the Auckland-based developer of a smart cart that enables check-out free shopping, has raised $14 million in a pre-Series A funding round.


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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 19551 for the Fast ring, released on Jan. 23, 2020.


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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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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 1912 (Build 12325.20344), released Jan. 22, 2020.


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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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The 20-minute Android tune-up

A few minutes of maintenance each year can keep your Android phone running like a well-oiled machine.


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Apple says it’s healthy to be skeptical about digital health

Apple’s vice president for health, Dr. Sumbul Desai, says it's important to question what digital health solutions can do.


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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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Throwback Thursday: Help is right around the corner

Phone tag? This is more like phone volleyball.