How to use Windows Defender Attack Surface Reduction rules

November 25, 2020

With all the attacks in the news recently, can you take steps to protect workstations that you already have and might not have enabled? Yes, and most of the steps are built into the operating system you already have. Windows […]

GitHub expands open source archive program into three key libraries

November 19, 2020

Historians and future generations of developers will be able to unearth early lines of open source Linux, Ruby, or Python code buried 250 feet under the earth’s permafrost layer and, now, in three historic libraries in Oxford, Egypt, and California, […]

For Patch Tuesday, it’s time to pause those Windows 10 updates

November 9, 2020

First a bit of an introduction. Recently, Woody Leonhard decided to take a much deserved “retirement” from both and Computerworld. I put “retirement” in quotes because I find that in IT, you never really retire. You’re often called on […]

Operating systems, Windows

New Windows 10 Insider preview brings bug fixes and more ahead of Microsoft’s December break

November 24, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has released the Windows 10 20H2 Build 19042.662 to the Beta and Release Preview Channels for Insiders who are on 20H2 or the Windows 10 October 2020 Update. The update, KB4586853, contains a load of bug fixes but is […]

Mobile Apps

Android might separate emoji from OS updates so you can get new ones faster

November 24, 2020

Via: The Next Web

Emoji are important. Heck, they were the biggest reason I wanted to write about the recent iOS 14.2 update. More emoji = better expression. Whenever Unicode consortium, a non-profit organization that handles dissemination and approval of emoji, releases a new […]

Application Software, Software Category

Ayrshare Launches API for Automated Social Media Posting

November 24, 2020

Via: ProgrammableWeb

Ayrshare, the social media API platform, recently announced the public launch of the Ayrshare Application Programming Interface, or API, to automate social media posting. The API addresses the needs of companies and platforms that programmatically post content to multiple social […]