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Apple is introducing iPhone Health Records to UK and Canada

Health Records are now available to some patients in the UK and Canada with coverage to be extended in the next few months, Apple says.

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G Suite is now Workspace, as Google adds pricing tier, feature updates

Four years after the launch of G Suite, Google is updating its productivity and collaboration app portfolio with new features, branding and a premium business payment plan.

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Apple's T2 Mac security chip may be vulnerable, researcher claims

A security researcher claims to have figured out how to break the T2 security chip on modern Intel-based Macs.

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Wire targets Zoom, Teams and others with secure video upgrades

Wire, which touts its ability to offer secure video communications, now allows up to 12 users on a video call in a fully end-to-end encrypted environment.

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Windows by the numbers: Real gains or just an illusion?

A sudden spike of Windows' overall share led to increased user numbers for both Windows 10 and Windows 7.

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Working from home? Slow broadband, remote security remain top issues

For workers whose home has become the de facto home office in recent months, broadband connectivity and security are ongoing issues, according to a Navisite survey.

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The coast is clear to install September's Windows and Office patches

It’s been an interesting month, with a couple of flubs, but no new major plugged security holes and Microsoft has replaced its buggy SQL Server 2019 patch. Win10 version 2004 continues to astound with the number of swatted bugs, but...

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Top web browsers 2020: Chrome takes a punch, Firefox stays alive

September wasn't a good month for Google's Chrome browser, which saw a decline in user share; Microsoft's Edge, however, won over some converts.

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Friday Fry Up: Biggest IaaS share in NZ, Incremental 5G, Police sign up for Algorithm Charter, Greens’ tech policy

Friday Fry Up is Computerworld New Zealand’s weekly look at the world of IT.

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Microsoft's Brad Anderson on Apple in the enterprise

During this week's JNUC event, the Microsoft VP talked about enabling enterprise class security for Macs.

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The beauty and the shame of Google's Pixel 5 gamble

Google's latest Pixel pivot could be a revelation — but the shift to a more value-minded flagship phone doesn't come without a cost.

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What's in the latest Firefox upgrade? UI and auto-fill fresheners

Firefox 81 gets a new standard theme, better PDF skills and can now automatically fill in credit card information.

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Data maturity in New Zealand: Most businesses are on the low end

A new Deloitte report shows most New Zealand business have low levels of data maturity, but agritech firm LIC shows what’s possible.

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JNUC 2020 opens with big news for Apple and Azure

Jamf kicks off its virtual JNUC conference today with a deluge of news and information for Mac, iPhone and iPad using enterprises.

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Microsoft pushes Edge as 'best for business' in battle with Chrome

At this year's Ignite conference, Microsoft offered up a host of reasons why its browser is better for the enterprise than Google Chrome. Do those claims stack up?

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Microsoft Patch Alert: September 2020

The September patches kicked up a bit of dust, but things look pretty stable now. I’m still skeptical of Windows 10 version 2004, but it’s getting closer to stable. Give it another month.

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Friday Fry Up: Digital inclusion plan plea, Fibre to the home at last, Health tech’s unsung hero, Cybersecurity again

Friday Fry Up is Computerworld New Zealand’s weekly look at the world of IT.

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Next perpetual version of Office to debut in 2021

As it turns out, Office 2019 wasn't the last perpetual-licensed version of the popular software suite; Microsoft will release a successor in the latter half of next year.

Google Tables

Google takes on Airtable, Microsoft Lists with Tables work-tracking app

A product of Google’s Area 120 incubator, Tables is a no-code spreadsheet that lets users create their own apps.

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Microsoft's forthcoming Outlook for Mac should boost WFH

October's release of Microsoft Outlook for Mac adds new tools and features for Mac users in Outlook-based enterprises.

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