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Security vendors push intrusion-detection, professional services

Established vendors and startups last week announced products and services for network intrusion-detection and outsourced security management.

Report: Google Ditches Windows Over Security Issues

Google employees are slamming Microsoft's Windows operating system, claiming security vulnerabilities in the OS left the company open to Chinese hackers in January 2010, a new report says. According to the Financial Times, Google will...


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Handy PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Whether you’re creating a presentation or giving one, you can do it more efficiently with the help of keyboard shortcuts in the Microsoft PowerPoint desktop app for Windows or macOS.

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Windows 11 Insider Previews: What’s in the latest build?

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 11 as they roll out to Windows Insiders. Now updated for Insider Preview Builds 22621.1028 and 22623.1028 for the Beta Channel, released on Dec. 6, 2022.

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A compliance fight in Germany could hurt Microsoft customers

A compliance fight between Microsoft and German regulatory authorities has gotten white hot, though it looks as though any penalties might bypass the company and take aim at its customers.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5020030 Preview, released on Nov. 15, 2022.

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Patch Tuesday includes 6 Windows zero-day flaws; patch now!

Microsoft this month released a significant update that fixes 68 reported vulnerabilities, including a record six zero-days affecting the Windows platform.

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How to create a complete Microsoft experience on Android

With the right set of software, you can turn any Android device into a Microsoft-centric, PC-syncing machine.

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For Windows 8, the end is near

For Windows 8 users still running the aging OS, the impending end-of-life deadline is getting close. Time to think about what to do next.

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Beware going down the Windows beta-testing rabbit hole

Many tech geeks like to try out new Windows (and Office) features before they officially arrive. But beta testing can get confusing if you don't know what you're doing.

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Build the ultimate bootable Windows repair drive

Load up a USB drive with the right software, and you’ll have a complete toolkit to restart, troubleshoot, and repair Windows PCs.

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REFRESH TEST STORY: How to create a complete Microsoft experience on Android

With the right set of software, you can turn any Android device into a Microsoft-centric, PC-syncing machine.

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What does Windows 10 22H2 bring to the table? Not much.

Windows 11 isn't the only version to get a fall "22H2" update. Windows 10 has one, too. Here's what you need to know about it.

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Microsoft rolls out first 'moment' update for Windows 11; Win 10 22H2 now available

Microsoft announced the availability of its first periodic Windows 11 update that includes several features involving tabs in File Explorer, Taskbar, Photo app, and others. The new tabs feature will allow users to organize files and...

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Microsoft Ignite in the rear-view mirror: What we learned

If you wanted to attend Ignite this year, you could go in person or keep tabs on things via the web. Either way, there was a lot to sort through.

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Zero-day flaws mean it's time to patch Exchange and Windows

For this month's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft dealt with 84 flaws and a zero-day vulnerability affecting Microsoft Exchange that hasn't yet been fully resolved.

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Office to be rebranded Microsoft 365

Microsoft announced today it's renaming Office 'Microsoft 365,' which will affect the names of Office.com, the Office mobile app, and the Office app for Windows. The company is also adding new types of content creation methods and...

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The Microsoft-Cisco Teams collaboration could create an interoperability revolution

If everyone's going to work together, our tools have to work together, too. That's why the news from Microsoft and Cisco at this week's Ignite event matters.

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Will the CHIPS Act really bring back semiconductor production and tech jobs?

Micron Technology is just the latest of a half dozen companies to announce new semiconductor fabrication plants in the US, part of a US government effort to bring chip manufacturing back to American shores. But a lack of tech talent...

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Blogger’s notebook: File Explorer tabs, Ignite, and Windows 11 22H2

It's a big week for Microsoft with the company's Ignite event taking place. With that backdrop, let's look at a few Windows tidbits to keep in mind.

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