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Can Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency survive the exodus?

Seven of the founding members of the Libra Association, Facebook's non-profit governing council for its planned cryptocurrency, have jumped ship amid increasing scrutiny by U.S. and European regulators.


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Apple Holic

Why we need Apple’s HomeKit-enabled routers

Security matters, and attacks against connected devices are on the rise. That's why Apple's HomeKit-enabled routers are important.


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Woody on Windows

The second round of October patches arrives — with a few twists and a new nag

As usual for a third Tuesday, yesterday Microsoft released a round of “optional, non-security” cumulative updates for most Win10 versions. We also saw Monthly Rollup Previews for Win7 and 8.1, with an undocumented “compatibility...


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Android Intelligence

Making sense of Google's Pixelbook strategy

The missing piece of the puzzle that explains Google's curious-seeming new Chrome OS laptop has finally fallen into place.


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Shark Tank

Analysis paralysis

If an ad is served in the forest with no one around …


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9 ways to use Windows 7 (safely) when support ends

With Microsoft's support ending in January, our Windows 7 Survival Guide for 2020 offers ways to protect your older machines that can't or won't be upgraded.


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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 1909 (Build 12026.20334), released Oct. 14, 2019.


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Apple Holic

Apple will be the catalyst for North America’s 5G adoption

A combination of services, technologies and a uniquely crafted approach to 5G means Apple will strike when the 5G market's right.


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Windows 10: It's complicated

Think fast: How many versions of Windows 10 are there now, how often do they get updated and how long will Microsoft support them? You almost need a spreadsheet to keep track — and that's a problem.


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Master of disguise

That was quite a display.


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Take part in the 2020 IT Salary Survey

Whether you’re scouting out a new job or looking to fill a key IT role, access to salary data is an important tool. Help us help you by taking our 10-minute IT Salary Survey.


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Apple Holic

You probably won’t be buying a Mac Pro this year

Apple's top-end Mac is expected to ship this fall. But with a starting price of $5,999, it's not for everyone.


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IDG Contributor Network

What is 5G today and what the future holds

When it comes to 5G, the word “disruptive” is an understatement.


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Microsoft preps service pack-esque Windows 10 1909 for release

The newly renamed 'Windows 10 November 2019 Update' is nearing release. But given the company's past naming conventions, it might not show up until November.


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Very interesting

Software takes everything so literally.