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Zoom pauses new feature development to focus on privacy, security

April 3, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Zoom has decided to cease development of new product features so it can focus on fixing various privacy and security issues. The company has seen a surge in the use of its platform in recent weeks, as self isolation in […]


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Browser makers cite coronavirus, restore support for obsolete TLS 1.0 and 1.1 encryption

April 3, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Google, Microsoft and Mozilla have each issued reprieves to Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1, aged encryption protocols that were to be bounced from browser support in March, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. By common agreement, Google’s Chrome, Microsoft’s […]


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Pandemic leads to surge in video conferencing app downloads

April 3, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Business communication apps saw record levels of growth in March, according to statistics from mobile market data provider App Annie. With a growing portion of the global population now living under some kind of government lockdown, many organizations have had […]


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Facebook launches standalone Messenger desktop app

April 2, 2020

Via: The Next Web

Facebook today debuted a new Messenger app for desktop and PC, presumably in an attempt to get in on the massive new demand for good voice chat apps. The new app syncs calls across devices, boasts unlimited free video and […]


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Our coronavirus symptom-tracking app has been used by millions — here’s what we’re learning

April 1, 2020

Via: The Next Web

The global COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is a public health emergency. In just under three months, we have gone from distant reports of a new disease emerging in China to seeing cities locked down and health […]


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Grammarly now works with Microsoft Word for Mac and Word Online

April 1, 2020

Via: The Next Web

Just a short while after Microsoft announced a Grammarly competitor called Editor, Grammarly announced its writing tool is now available on more Microsoft services. Specifically, Grammarly now works with Microsoft Word for the Mac as well as Word Online. Grammarly […]


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Apple Buys Popular Dark Sky Weather App, Will Kill API Next Year

April 1, 2020

Via: ProgrammableWeb

Apple has done it again. The iPhone maker scooped up a beloved mobile application with plans to fold it into its own offering. Dark Sky sells for $3.99 and is popular due to its hyper-local forecasts. It’s important to point […]


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This Chrome extension can help protect you from the worst online threats

March 31, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Check Point has launched a new extension for Google Chrome called ZoneAlarm Web Secure Free that provides users with free protection against phishing attacks, malicious downloads and dangerous websites. The new solution is an advanced Google Chrome extension that can […]


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Give Chrome a time-saving tab switcher

March 31, 2020

Via: Computerworld

When I’m working on a computer these days, I tend to think of Chrome as my desktop. And really, it’s no wonder: Regardless of whether I’m using Chrome OS or Windows, nearly everything I do now takes place in the […]


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Microsoft promotes upcoming Edge enhancements

March 31, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft on Monday talked up a slew of future features planned to land in Edge in coming months, including tabs stacked vertically along the browser’s side and a Firefox-esque Password Monitor. And although Microsoft has not come out and put […]