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Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

DHS Brings Web App to Coronavirus Fight

July 7, 2020

Via: TechNewsWorld

Never, in most of our lifetimes, have all corners of society collaborated to address a single grave threat as they have done in the fight against COVID-19. While epidemiological controls compose the first line of defense, technology is growing into […]


Development Software, Software Category

The Current State of Open-Source Testing Tools

July 7, 2020

Via: TechNewsWorld

Tricentis and three survey project collaborators recently published findings that provide new insights on global trends in open-source testing. The study focused on the open-source tool testing industry, not how or if companies and software developers test their code. This […]


Application Software, Software Category

The rise and fall of Adobe Flash

July 7, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Few technologies have yielded such divisive and widespread passion as Flash. Many gush over its versatility and ease of use as a creative platform or its critical role in the rise of web video. Others abhor Flash-based advertising and Web […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 security patches are causing all sorts of problems – and people aren’t happy

July 6, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Usesr have been left puzzled after Windows 10 received a couple of important security fixes for some major flaws in Windows media codecs. However rather than the typically used channel of Windows Update, Microsoft pushed out these updates via the […]


Mobile Apps

The best Android widgets for busy professionals

July 6, 2020

Via: Computerworld

When wondering about widgets, one would be wise to weigh which widget is a widget worth welcoming. Apologies for my atrociously annoying alliteration. (Ah, blast. There I go again.) The thing about a widget, though, is — well, it sounds […]


Application Software, Software Category

Top web browsers 2020: Chrome becomes third browser ever with more than 70%

July 6, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Google’s Chrome cracked 70% last month in the browser share sweepstakes, setting another record as it reached a number held by only two other browsers in the history of the web. According to data published last week by analytics company […]


Application Software, Software Category

COVID-19 contact tracing: Maybe analog trumps APIs and high tech approaches

July 6, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Amid Apple and Google APIs, privacy concerns and an increasing need for contact tracing amid COVID-19 it’s becoming clear that an analog approach may work better. Rhode Island, a state with residents that comply with mask wearing and a few […]


Software Security

Windows 10: Microsoft Defender ATP now rates your security configurations

July 3, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) now gives your devices and network a security score that tells admins the health of their environment based on how it’s configured. A high score means the collective security configuration is in a good […]


Application Software, Software Category

Enrolling new devices with Windows Autopilot now works with a VPN

July 2, 2020

Via: TechRadar

At the beginning of the pandemic many enterprise workers did not have the equipment they needed to work from home and this led organizations to purchase new devices for their employees but unfortunately it proved difficult to set them up […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft Patch Alert: June 2020

July 2, 2020

Via: Computerworld

There’s never a dull moment for folks who try to keep Windows and Office patched. Windows 10 version 2004 continues to make slow inroads among the “Go ahead and kick me” crowd, in spite of its (now documented) lack of […]