Google details how it will overturn encryption signals in Chrome

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273413/web-browsers/google-details-how-it-will-overturn-encryption-signals-in-chrome.html#tk.rss_all Google has further fleshed out plans to upend the historical approach browsers have taken to warn users of insecure websites, spelling out more gradual steps the company will take … Read more

FAQ: How Edge’s Application Guard and isolated browsing work

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273348/microsoft-windows/faq-how-edges-application-guard-and-isolated-browsing-work.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft two weeks ago quietly added a security feature to Windows 10 Pro that initially was available only in the operating system’s most expensive edition. To read this article … Read more

What’s in the latest Firefox update? Enterprise management engine

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3251749/web-browsers/whats-in-the-latest-firefox-update-enterprise-management-engine.html#tk.rss_all Mozilla this week released Firefox 60 for Windows, macOS and Linux, enabling a previously-only-tested policy engine so IT admins can manage the browser within the enterprise. Firefox, which can … Read more

Microsoft drops support extension for Windows 10 Enterprise

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3269734/microsoft-windows/microsoft-drops-support-extension-for-windows-10-enterprise.html#tk.rss_all What Redmond giveth, Redmond taketh away. Microsoft ended a six-month support extension for enterprise users of Windows 10 with the feature upgrade released last week. [ Further reading: Windows … Read more

Top web browsers 2018: Microsoft scratches out gains as analytics vendor expels bots

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3199425/web-browsers/top-web-browsers-2018-microsoft-scratches-out-gains-as-analytics-vendor-expels-bots.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft’s browsers have scratched out user share gains in three of the last five months, halting what late last year looked like a death spiral. Less than half of … Read more

Why Microsoft gave Windows 10 (version 1803) a different name

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3269292/microsoft-windows/why-microsoft-gave-windows-10-version-1803-a-different-name.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft will start distributing the next Windows 10 feature upgrade, “Windows 10 April 2018 Update,” today – a few weeks later then it had been expected to arrive. The … Read more

Opera launches Touch, a mobile browser aimed at one-handed use

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3269123/web-browsers/opera-launches-touch-a-mobile-browser-aimed-at-one-handed-use.html#tk.rss_all Opera Software today launched a new mobile browser dubbed Touch and upgraded its desktop browser so that the two can better stay in sync. The Oslo-based browser maker rolled … Read more

Microsoft boosts anti-phishing skills of Chrome, the IE and Edge killer

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3269264/web-browsers/microsoft-boosts-anti-phishing-skills-of-chrome-the-ie-and-edge-killer.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft has ceded a major asset of its Edge browser to rival Google by releasing an add-on that boosts Chrome’s phishing detection skills. The Redmond, Wash. company had little … Read more

Microsoft holds up Windows 10 feature upgrade after finding BSOD bug

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3268913/microsoft-windows/microsoft-holds-up-windows-10-feature-upgrade-after-finding-bsod-bug.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft has postponed the release of the next Windows 10 feature upgrade for an unspecified period, saying that, among other things, the code harbored a bug that crippled some … Read more

Microsoft shows IT how to get bigger bang from Windows Analytics

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3268486/microsoft-windows/microsoft-shows-it-how-to-get-bigger-bang-from-windows-analytics.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft has published preliminary documentation that enterprise IT can use to customize reports generated by the free Windows Analytics service. The documentation, emblazoned with “Draft,” spelled out how internal … Read more

Latest macOS update cripples enterprise docks, blanks external screens

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3267865/operating-systems/latest-macos-update-cripples-enterprise-docks-blanks-external-screens.html#tk.rss_all When Apple’s latest macOS update blanked external screens, third-party hardware vendors scrambled to warn customers and caused Mac users to call each other names. macOS 10.13.4, which Apple released … Read more

Mozilla touts Firefox Reality, browser built for AR/VR

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3267891/web-browsers/mozilla-touts-firefox-reality-browser-built-for-ar-vr.html#tk.rss_all Mozilla on Tuesday announced that it is building a browser designed especially for displaying virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) content, betting that the technology will become core … Read more

Windows by the numbers: It’s a topsy-turvy world, with Windows 10 down, 7 up

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3199373/windows-pcs/windows-by-the-numbers-its-a-topsy-turvy-world-with-windows-10-down-7-up.html#tk.rss_all Just when it looked like Windows 10 was gathering momentum, the operating system last month sloughed off its biggest-ever chunk of user share, new data showed. According to analytics … Read more

Top web browsers 2018: Firefox’s share slips post-Quantum

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3199425/web-browsers/top-web-browsers-2018-firefox-share-slips-post-quantum.html#tk.rss_all Mozilla’s radical overhaul of its financial cornerstone, Firefox, has so far failed in its primary mission, to stop the slide in browser share, new data published Sunday showed. According … Read more

Mozilla takes advantage of Facebook woes to trumpet isolationist Firefox add-on

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3267124/web-browsers/mozilla-takes-advantage-of-facebook-woes-to-trumpet-isolationist-firefox-add-on.html#tk.rss_all In the midst of news that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress to answer questions about his company’s data collection and sharing practices, Mozilla has begun pushing … Read more