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While elevated privilege attacks remain a critical security concern when using Microsoft products, a new report says that the raw number of vulnerabilities is dropping....Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-25 10:32:00
 
(Disclosure: The companies mentioned are clients of the author.)Microsoft Build is my favorite Microsoft conference because it usually introduces me to fun new stuff to try out. Having this show be virtual is necessary because of the current environmen...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-25 09:24:00
 
Microsoft never sleeps. In addition to its steady releases of major and minor updates to the current version of Windows 10, the company frequently rolls out public preview builds to members of its Windows Insider Program, allowing them to test out — an...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-25 09:02:00
 
Windows 11 has been released, but behind the scenes, Microsoft is constantly working to improve the newest version of Windows. The company frequently rolls out public preview builds to members of its Windows Insider Program, allowing them to test out —...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-25 05:36:00
 
Looking to make screen-sharing more interactive so colleagues can collaborate using third-party apps directly in Teams video meetings, Microsoft this week unveiled Live Share, a Teams SDK extension that’s now in preview. It lets developers customize ap...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-25 03:00:00
 
Buried inside just about every smartphone is a capability that few people take advantage of but that I have come to rely on: the ability to turn my phone into a Wi-Fi hotspot. And since I got a 5G-capable phone — and 5G mobile networks have become reli...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-24 08:58:00
 
Apple has shared some details concerning accessibility features it is working on, dropping some pretty big hints at how it sees augmented everyday reality. Will we see more on this at WWDC 2022, and how will it be applied?Making life accessible, making...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-24 08:48:00
 
Workers at a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard voted to unionize on Monday, establishing the first union at a large US video game publisher.Software quality assurance workers at Activision’s Raven Software division, which works on the "Call of Duty" se...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-24 03:00:00
 
In an ideal world, the data we need to analyze would be available in ready-to-use format. In the world we live in, though, a lot of valuable data is locked inside Portable Document Format (PDF) documents. How to extract that data from PDFs into an Exce...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-23 10:58:00
 
Microsoft, we need to talk. Lately, you’ve been doing things with your desktop software that make me question whether you’re really listening to your customers.I keep seeing you code and roll out items that make no sense. First, let’s agree that users ...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-23 03:00:00
 
With unemployment in the tech industry hovering around 2%, companies will need to scramble to meet the concerns of new hires if they’re going to succeed in attracting — and keeping — top talent. Two new surveys show what younger workers want and just w...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-20 05:54:00
 
Salesforce is apparently the latest firm to hit the brakes on recruitment as reports of hiring freezes and layoffs affecting tech workers ramp up. Twitter, Meta, and Uber are among the companies that have slowed hiring for a variety of reasons in recen...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-20 04:30:00
 
Years ago, I was walking through a parking lot in Mountain View, CA, when I bumped into Scott Cook, the founder of Intuit, the software firm known for such blockbuster financial applications as Quicken, QuickBooks, and TurboTax.As we briefly chatted, I...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-19 11:59:00
 
Not-so-breaking news: Supply chain constraints continue to challenge technology manufacturers, and Apple is no exception. While the wait for some Macs is quite short, others, like the 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro face wait times of eight to ten weeks. A...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-19 11:48:00
 
Windows 11 has been released, but behind the scenes, Microsoft is constantly working to improve the newest version of Windows. The company frequently rolls out public preview builds to members of its Windows Insider Program, allowing them to test out —...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-19 06:11:00
 
Microsoft has outlined a set of five new European Cloud Principles in response to recent criticism from rival European cloud vendors after customers were asked to pay more to run Microsoft software in non-Microsoft cloud environments, under what were s...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-19 03:00:00
 
When it was first released in July 2015, Windows 10 was the best operating system to come along from Microsoft in a long time. A shape-shifter that changed its interface depending upon whether you were using a traditional computer or a touch-based one,...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-19 03:00:00
 
Apple has changed its self-repair program in ways that make a horrible option for consumers, but might make a lot of sense for enterprise IT — especially those wanting to do iOS device repairs, either for company-owned devices or BYOD user devices. It’...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-18 12:17:00
 
When Apple announced recently that it was discontinuing macOS Server, the move didn’t come as a huge surprise. Apple has been deprecating and removing its core services for a while, and moving others – such as Caching Service – into the macOS itself.Bu...Read More
Computerworld: 2022-05-18 10:57:00
 
Apple has overhauled the professional training and certifications it offers for IT support and management in an effort to build up the skills a growing number of enterprises now need.Can’t get the staff? Why not train them? We know that more and more c...Read More