Microsoft pushing Win10 version 1803 to PCs specifically set to avoid it

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3275955/microsoft-windows/microsoft-pushing-win10-version-1803-to-pcs-specifically-set-to-avoid-it.html#tk.rss_all If this weren’t so infuriating it’d be heartbreaking. According to multiple reports, Microsoft is pushing Windows 10 version 1803 onto PCs that are specifically set to bypass the upgrade … Read more

Alexa gets smart meeting scheduling, a boost to its workplace presence

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3276051/digital-assistants/alexa-gets-smart-meeting-scheduling-a-boost-to-its-workplace-presence.html#tk.rss_all Amazon has made it easier for business users to manage personal schedules via Alexa voice commands, adding the ability to move appointments and schedule meetings based on participants’ availability.  … Read more

Is Microsoft avoiding the Win10 (1803) upgrade on PCs running Avast?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3275785/microsoft-windows/is-microsoft-avoiding-the-win10-1803-upgrade-on-pcs-running-avast.html#tk.rss_all What began as a complaint on Reddit about botched upgrades to Windows 10 April 2018 Update, version 1803, has apparently mushroomed. Now, according to MartinZ, a moderator on Avast’s … Read more

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

IDG Contributor Network: Microsoft’s new Surface Hub 2: potential game changer for conference rooms

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3274567/videoconferencing/microsoft-s-new-surface-hub-2-potential-game-changer-for-conference-rooms.html#tk.rss_all The idea of collaborative screens for conference rooms has been bouncing around for some time. The promise of integrating video conferencing and digital white boards into a single offering … Read more

Will Apple play nice with others to make Siri smarter?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3274554/apple-ios/will-apple-play-nice-with-others-to-make-siri-smarter.html#tk.rss_all We’re going to hear lots about embedded vision product development during the Embedded Vision Summit, but the first announcement may have implications for Apple’s machine learning systems. Apple and … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Charter Spectrum Mobile joining wonderful world of wireless

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273411/wireless-carriers/charter-spectrum-mobile-joining-wonderful-world-of-wireless.html#tk.rss_all Competition in the wireless industry is growing and changing. Comcast, Charter and Altice are moving into wireless. Comcast launched one year ago. Charter Spectrum is getting ready to launch … Read more

Businesses join to create enterprise standard for blockchain networks

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273931/blockchain/businesses-join-to-create-enterprise-standard-for-blockchain-networks.html#tk.rss_all A blockchain standards group made up of hundreds of businesses and tech development members has unveiled its first specification for enabling the development of peer-to-peer, decentralized networks explicitly for … Read more

Overboard

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273495/computer-hardware/overboard.html#tk.rss_all IT pilot fish at a maritime support company gets a call from a field employee whose laptop has been running slowly for some reason. “After an attempt by the … Read more

Yet another bunch of Microsoft Surfaces don’t work with Win10 version 1803

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273493/microsoft-windows/yet-another-bunch-of-microsoft-surfaces-dont-work-with-win10-version-1803.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft made Windows 10 version 1803 available for download – and pushed to “seekers” – on April 30. It started sending the OS out to the unprotected masses on May … Read more