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Trello, in major update, hands admins more control over public boards

The task management app gets a range of new enterprise admin tools, with automation related to Trello’s purchase of Butler being rolled out for all users.

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Making sense of Google's hardware pivot

The notion of Google scaling back its self-made hardware efforts seems strange on the surface — but the more you think about it, the more sense it makes.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? Mozilla muzzles all auto-play audio

Firefox 66 now turns off all auto-playing audio; promises smoother scrolling; and offers clearer warnings of potential security problems before a website is rendered.

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The new 'Get Windows 10' announcement arrives for Win7 in KB 4493132

Unlike the infamous GWX debacle from when Win10 first arrived, this kinder, gentler nag can, in theory, be reliably disabled. It’s rolling out just now in an optional Windows 7 update, KB 4493132.

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Facebook’s blockchain cryptocurrency could mean big money – and kill 'fake news'

Blockchain would enable Facebook users to make PayPal-like purchases of advertised products and authenticate people posting on the site, effectively creating an audit trail and confirming they're not bots.

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What's in the latest Chrome update?

The newest version of the popular browser, Chrome 73, adds support for Progressive Web Apps on Macs and patches 60 vulnerabilities.

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As Teams turns two, Microsoft adds compliance and meeting features

More than 500,000 organizations have now deployed the collaboration and communication application. ‘Microsoft is killing it with Teams,’ says one bullish analyst.

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3 areas worth watching in Android Q

A series of subtle changes could add up to something significant when it comes to your day-to-day phone-using experience.

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Apple's new iMacs: Better for consumer and enterprise pros

Apple’s newly updated iMacs offer faster processors, much-improved graphics, and more.

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When Windows 10 feature upgrades collide

The botched rollout of last fall's Windows 10 feature upgrade means the upcoming release of its successor could cause trouble for users not ready to update their computers again so soon.

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How Apple is about to improve iWork

While only briefly mentioned in a press release, Apple has shared some upcoming iWork improvements.

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Slack rolls out enterprise key management, but has no plans for end-to-end encryption

The team collaboration software maker hopes to give enterprise customers more control over sensitive data such as messages, files and comments with the key management feature.

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IBM launches global blockchain-based payments network

IBM has launched a global blockchain network for cross-border payments that will use both stable coin backed by U.S. dollars and cryptocurrency to make near real-time cross border financial transactions.

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Windows 10 to automatically uninstall faulty monthly updates

Expected to be included in the upcoming feature upgrade for Windows 10, the new functionality will back out of failed installations and then wait 30 days before trying the install again.

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Android Q's quietly important improvements

When we aren't distracted by surface-level features, we can focus on the stuff that really makes an OS update matter — and Android Q's got plenty of that.

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Microsoft to soon start nagging Windows 7 users about looming end times

The so-called 'courtesy reminders' will be showing up on users' PCs beginning in April, nine months before support for Windows 7 ends.

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March 2019 Windows and Office patches poke a few interesting places

Although it’s much too early to draw any definitive conclusions, initial reports are that the March 2019 Patch Tuesday rollout hasn’t hit any major bumps. There are a few odd nuances, though, that warrant your consideration.

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Mozilla launches free in-browser (any browser) file-sharing service

Firefox Send is a website anyone can use free of charge to transfer files. Links to the files can be set to expire in a week or less, and downloads can be limited in number.

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