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Google raises heat on Microsoft with new Chrome bundle for enterprises

Google has rolled out an enterprise bundle that packages Chrome, management templates and an add-on for dealing with legacy sites and apps, building on the success its browser already has on the web.

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Why I’m worried about Microsoft Teams deployment

Microsoft Teams is a little confusing and a little too flexible for real-world use at this point. It's also too ambitious.

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No, Windows XP didn't fuel WannaCry

The global WannaCry attack that started 10 days ago affected just a handful of Windows XP PCs, a security expert said today.

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Microsoft does enterprise no favors when it won't explain Windows 10's schedule

Microsoft has failed to explain to corporate customers the repercussions of its twice-a-year schedule to deliver Windows 10 upgrades in March and September.

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Apple simplifies Windows 10 installs with support for Creators Update

Apple updated macOS Sierra to more easily allow users to install the latest version of Windows 10 on their Macs.

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Windows 10 S is crippleware

We now know more about Windows 10 S — and the more we learn, the more idiotic it looks. No Chrome? No third-party browsers at all? Rewrite all apps? Ha!

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Microsoft issues first Windows XP patch in 3 years to stymie 'WannaCrypt'

Microsoft took the unprecedented step of patching long-demoted versions of Windows, including Windows XP, to immunize PCs from the ransomware.

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'Kill switch' helps slow the spread of WannaCry ransomware

Friday’s unprecedented ransomware attack may have stopped spreading to new machines -- at least briefly -- thanks to a "kill switch" that a security researcher has activated.

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Microsoft posts PowerShell script that spawns pseudo security bulletins

A Microsoft manager this week offered IT admins a way to replicate -- more or less -- the security bulletins the company discarded last month.

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May Patch Tuesday delivers fixes critical Windows 10 exploits

For this May Microsoft Patch Tuesday, Microsoft attempts to resolve 56 reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office, Windows, both Browsers and the .NET development platform. Three of the vulnerabilities have been reported publicly...

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Microsoft shares details on the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft hasn't given its upcoming update the most creative name, and the best rumored feature isn’t happening.

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Microsoft now claims half a billion Windows 10 devices

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella touted a new number for Windows 10, saying the operating system now powers 500 million devices.

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Microsoft's Emma Watch could help people with Parkinson's

A Microsoft researcher has developed a watch that could help control the hand tremors resulting from Parkinson's disease.

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Microsoft finally bans SHA-1 certs in IE and Edge

The Tuesday updates for Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge force those browsers to flag SSL/TLS certificates signed with the ageing SHA-1 hashing function as insecure.

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Microsoft fixes 55 flaws, 3 of them exploited by Russian cyberspies

Microsoft released security patches Tuesday for 55 vulnerabilities across the company's products, including three flaws that have already been exploited in targeted attacks by cyberespionage groups.

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Microsoft fixes remote hacking flaw in Windows Malware Protection Engine

Microsoft released an update for the malware scanning engine bundled with most of its Windows security products to fix a highly critical vulnerability that could allow attackers to hack computers.

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Enterprise alert: Microsoft slates next Windows 10 LTSB release for 2019

Microsoft doesn't plan to release another Windows 10 "Long-term Servicing Branch" build -- the one aimed at businesses -- until 2019.

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Microsoft pulls plug on Windows 10's debut version

Windows 10 1507, which debuted in 2015, will receive its last security patches on Tuesday.

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Microsoft plots changes to Windows 10's release lingo

Microsoft will change the nomenclature of its Windows 10 release model in September, substituting names that sync with Office 365.

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Microsoft asks Windows 10 Enterprise customers to test new anti-exploit tech

Microsoft wants customers to test Windows Defender Application Guard, a new anti-malware, anti-exploit technology in Windows 10's baked-in browser.

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