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Musings on personal and enterprise technology (of potential interest to professional technoids and others)

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Microsoft warns: "Hackers could use the vulnerability to install programs, as well as view or delete data" (thehill.com)

"Microsoft on Wednesday said that users of its Windows operating system should install updates after a cybersecurity company accidentally published a guide on how to exploit vulnerabilities in the service."

Full article here:

Microsoft urges users to update PCs in security warning | TheHill

Monday, April 29, 2019

The flip phone is back.

Have people had enough of constant connection? http://flip.it/Gb4g11

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Engadget: Chrome update stops websites from tracking you in Incognito Mode.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/24/chrome-74-update-stops-websites-tracking-incognito-mode/

Monday, September 25, 2017

Microsoft Teams: Next phase of evolution of Skype for Business

Microsoft is going to move all communications features into the Teams client and will be making the Teams client the core communications client for Office 365 users, replacing the current use of the Skype for Business client.
Source: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/09/microsoft-ignite-2017-news/

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

5 interesting examples of "cognitive computing" benefits to patients + healthcare providers

http://mobile.eweek.com/database/slideshows/5-ways-cognitive-computing-is-advancing-health-care.html

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Upcoming enhancements to Waze: Plan ahead

Waze’s new Planned Drives feature takes the uncertainty out of planning future trips http://mobilesyrup.com/2016/03/16/wazes-new-planned-drives-feature-takes-the-uncertainty-out-of-planning-future-trips/

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Review your account security + receive 2GB additional Google Drive storage

Simple and free:
http://gizmodo.com/you-can-get-2gb-of-free-google-drive-storage-today-1758004392