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Google Killed Services 2019
Android Intelligence

Google's worst kills of 2019

Saying goodbye to Google services has become a bit of an annual tradition, but this year's farewell seems particularly poignant.


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What's in the latest Chrome update? A baked-in hacked-password alarm

Chrome 79 patches 51 vulnerabilties and its Password Checker will now warn users when a site password may have been exposed. The feature is being rolled out gradually to Chrome users.


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Just a few more updates for 2019 makes for a light December Patch Tuesday

There is an urgent update to Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and three critical updates to the Windows platform that will require some attention this month. In addition, we have cumulative updates for the .NET and SQL server platforms...


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Throwback Thursday: Just our way of saying thanks

It’s always nice to feel appreciated.


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Microsoft begins Windows 10's 1809-to-1909 compulsory upgrade

This marks the second time Microsoft has taken the upgrade reins since changing its servicing model and means some users may be upgraded after running 1809 less than a year.


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Microsoft Teams comes to Linux

The launch of the highly requested Linux desktop client is designed to help Microsoft appeal to developers.


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Apple Holic

Apple is forcing the ad industry to change

Apple is reducing the quantity of data advertisers can harvest from your online life.


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Woody on Windows

Patch Tuesday brings a reprise of the Autopilot debacle, now quashed, and another Win7 nag

December’s Patch Tuesday seems to be causing few problems — no doubt because it’s a very minimal crop, with very few announced bug fixes. The 'exploited' security flaw is a yawner. A one-off patch for Autopilot, KB 4532441, has...


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Blockchain/IoT integration accelerates, hits a 'sweet spot'

IoT and blockchain may be a natural fit, but it will still take five to 10 years before kinks are worked out and the two technologies can reach their full potential, according to Gartner.


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Hey, he said sorry

Maybe fish just needs better bladder control.


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7 reasons Chromebooks are ideal for enterprises

New data shows Chrome OS on target to become the No. 2 operating system among PCs. Is it time for your business to replace Windows or macOS devices with Chromebooks?


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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 1911 (Build 12228.20364), released Dec. 10, 2019.


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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4530684, released Dec. 10, 2019.


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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 19037 for 20H1, released on Dec. 6, 2019.


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Office 365 on Windows 7 gets free patches until 2023

The end of support in January for Windows 7 does not mean the end of support for Office 365 ProPlus. Users of the latter will get security updates, but no new features.