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What Microsoft owes customers, and answers to other 'WannaCry' questions

Microsoft took the unprecedented step of issuing security patches for Windows XP, even though support for it ended in 2014. What does that portend for the future?

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Apple takes on Facebook with its own Messages Bots

Apple's Business Chat alliance with Nuance opens up its popular messaging platform the bot-based enterprise customer support.

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Intel and Microsoft-Qualcomm are at odds over Windows 10 ARM emulation move

Microsoft and Qualcomm are preparing to launch a full version of Windows 10 on ARM processors including x86 app emulation, a move that would give companies greater mobility choices. But Intel isn't happy.

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Windows 10: IT wants to manage PCs like phones

Many businesses moving to Windows 10 are managing it differently, with more frequent updates and policies borrowed from mobile.

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Apple gives productivity booster shot to iPad Pro

Apple this week bolstered its claim that the iPad Pro can perform as a personal computer by announcing significant changes to iOS 11.

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Blockchain integration turns ERP into a collaboration platform

Several big vendors are working to place blockchain's distributed ledger technology next to ERP systems so trusted entities can share data on everything from shipping manifests and supply chains to equipment maintenance and...

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There's no Office free ride on Apple's new 10.5-in. iPad Pro

When Apple this week rolled out the new iPad Pro with a 10.5-in. screen, it also shrunk the pool of those who can run Office apps free of charge.

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Apple squelches commitment critics with new iMacs

Apple's refreshed iMac desktops, including an upcoming $5,000 iMac Pro workstation, are aimed at critics who've questioned the company's commitment to enterprise users.

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Mingis on Tech: The alphabet soup of mobile device management

Do you know your MDM from MAM and EMM? It's all about BYOD, and how companies can keep data safe while making it easier for workers to be productive with their own devices.

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Apple's Android upgrade jabs come with a critical caveat

A friendly reminder about Apple's annual Android put-down -- and why you may want to take those pretty pie charts with a hefty grain of salt.

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WWDC 2017: Everything you need to know about Apple and AR

Now the company has announced it, I thought it would be useful to put together everything I know about Apple’s AR approach so far.

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FAQ: How Microsoft plans to upgrade Office 365

When Microsoft decreed that Windows 10 would be refreshed twice a year, it also unveiled a virtually identical scheme for corporate subscribers to Office 365.

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How Windows 10 changes enterprise mobility management

Since its launch, Windows 10 has forced enterprises to rethink how they manage their PC and mobile environments. But even with useful built-in tools, the OS still leans on third-party MDM tool sets.

How to hold on to Windows 7 for the long haul

May's Windows numbers: Windows 7 digs in

Windows 7 dug in its heels in May, and retained control over a majority of all Windows PCs. That could spell problems for later corporate migrations to Windows 10.

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The top 5 mobile security threats

When mixing personal and professional tasks on your smartphone, it's inevitable that someone is going to accidentally stumble onto malware. The SANS Institute's Chris Crowley has some advice on how to avoid trouble.

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May's browser numbers: IE + Edge skid persists

Microsoft's browsers in May continued their free fall, shedding a significant amount of user share.

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6 small ways Android O will make your phone smarter

When it comes to modern mobile software, little touches can make a big difference. An up-close look at some of Android O's small but significant enhancements.

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Apple has paid App Store devs over $70 billion

Apple just can't be silent about its success as it plans to expand developer opportunity at `WWDC 2017

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5 essential questions about the Essential Phone

Before you get too excited over the new phone from Android's founder, consider these pressing questions.

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Chrome bug that lets sites secretly record audio and video is not a flaw Google says

Pay close attention to what permissions you grant websites as you can't depend on the red recording indicator on a Chrome tab to alert you that a site is recording audio and video.

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