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How Apple is updating mobile device management

At last week's WWDC, Apple rolled out a slew of changes that affect device management overall or apply to declarative management used on individual devices. Here's a rundown of the changes and why they matter.

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Microsoft delivers solid Windows-focused updates for June's Patch Tuesday

This month's Patch Tuesday updates deal with 55 flaws in Windows, SQL Server, Microsoft Office, and Visual Studio, and include a zero-day vulnerability in a key Windows component.

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Apple offers devs two useful enterprise security tools

New technologies Apple highlighted at this month's WWDC show the company understands how the enterprise security landscape is changing — and underline a commitment to provide the tools needed to deal with that landscape.

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'Sign in with Apple' comes to the enterprise

Users get simpler logins to business or education apps and websites. IT admins get greater control. What's not to love?

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Merlynn and the promise of human ‘digital twins’

The prospect of using a "digital twin" to handle onerous, routine tasks at work may appeal to some workers. But there are pitfalls, too.

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The death of Internet Explorer: Good riddance to bad rubbish

Microsoft has pulled the plug on support for the IE desktop app. Finally!

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What to do if the Mac you need is delayed?

Serious supply chain delays have hit Apple, so if your company (or university) is looking for new Macs, you'd better order them as soon as possible.

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Before Patch Tuesday, a to-do list to avoid trouble

Whenever the second Tuesday of the month rolls around, Microsoft pushes out a raft of updates and patches for Windows users. What should users do to get ahead of any potential trouble?

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How to master the diversity hiring challenge

It’s not often that you see two cybersecurity vendor CEOs agree on an issue — and yet get into a very public insult-fest with each other. Then again, this did start at RSA, so anything is possible.

How to master the diverse hiring challenge

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Amazon to pass Walmart as No. 1 retailer by '24; the latter's store-based tack is to blame

A June report from an analytics firm has Amazon knocking Walmart out of its No. 1 retailer slot by 2024. Walmart bet on a store-based approach years ago, but consumers changed their habits and Walmart is soon to pay the price.

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Note to IT: Apple's upcoming public betas can be your friend

The public betas for Apple's iOS 16, iPadOS 16 and macOS 13 (Ventura) will be released in July. What's an IT desk to do with eager would-be beta testers? Use them to your advantage.

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The productivity advantages of Microsoft Azure: vertical focus

Microsoft this week talked up its cloud-based sustainability efforts, but what it envisions could go far beyond that one issue.

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Europe gives Apple a smack in the chops on USB-C power standardization

Deal with it, Apple. By 2024, everyone in the European Union must be offered a USB-C charger for their devices.

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Apple isn’t saying too much, but AR is everywhere at WWDC

Though Apple didn't say anything this week about the augmented reality glasses most people assume it's working on, AR is in the air at WWDC.

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WWDC22: Apple brings declarative device management to the Mac?

Apple first introduced declarative device management for MDM systems managing iPads and iPhones at WWDC in 2021.

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After a Windows update, what should you expect?

For many Windows users, updates from Microsoft can mean a lot of things. But just what’s 'normal' and what should you really expect post-update?

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It’s been a big year for Apple in the enterprise

Apple has announced several major changes for the enterprise over the past year. What do they portend for WWDC 2022?

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NetApp’s cloud-based Spot PC: Right solution, right direction, wrong company

A look at some prominent vendors’ past tech failures sheds light on why NetApp’s well-timed Windows 365 offering is likely to fail.

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5+ things to watch for at WWDC 22

It’s a given that Apple will discuss improvements in all its operating systems. What else should enterprise IT watch for at WWDC?

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