FAQ: Windows 10’s new browser-ized UI – Sets

FAQ: Windows 10’s new browser-ized UI – Sets

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239485/microsoft-windows/faq-windows-10s-new-browser-ized-ui-sets.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft this week announced that upcoming previews of Windows 10 would include new features designed to boost productivity on a personal computer. Dubbed “Timeline” and “Sets,” the former previously … Read more

About Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/2539833/it-management/it-management-best-places-to-work-in-it.html#tk.rss_all What do IT workers want? Fair paychecks, challenging work and ample opportunities for growth, for starters. Our annual listing showcases the organizations that excel at keeping their employees engaged … Read more

Get November Windows and Office updates installed — carefully

Get November Windows and Office updates installed — carefully

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239327/microsoft-windows/get-november-windows-and-office-updates-installed-carefully.html#tk.rss_all The list of complaints about this month’s patches goes on forever. I covered the high points a couple of days ago. We’ve seen people who are running Win10 Creators … Read more

Smartsheet: A spreadsheet-based tool for simpler project management

Smartsheet: A spreadsheet-based tool for simpler project management

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239150/it-project-management/whats-smartsheet-a-spreadsheet-based-tool-for-simpler-project-management.html#tk.rss_all Smartsheet is a cloud-based work management tool designed to be simple and easy to use by a broad range of employees. Launched in 2006, it began to gain ground … Read more

Tech Talk: Uber hack, Google tracks, AWS packs (in China) … and Firefox is back

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3238927/security/tech-talk-uber-hack-google-tracks-aws-packs-in-china-and-firefox-is-back.html#tk.rss_all Compare and contrast: How Uber handled its data breach last year and how Imgur handled the same kind of thing last week. (Hint: Each company responded in radically different … Read more

What to do about Apple’s shameful Mac security flaw

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239047/apple-mac/what-to-do-about-apples-shameful-mac-security-flaw.html#tk.rss_all Complacency and incompetence are the biggest computer security threats, and Apple’s latest Mac security flaw seems to combine both of these. The flaw means anyone with physical access to … Read more

Brave browser opens users’ wallets to YouTube content creators

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239005/internet/brave-browser-opens-users-wallets-to-youtube-content-creators.html#tk.rss_all Brave Software, the company behind the niche Brave browser, earlier this month opened its digital currency-based reward system to YouTube content creators, giving users a way to send influencers … Read more

Microsoft Patch Alert: November’s forced upgrades, broken printers and more

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3216425/microsoft-windows/microsoft-patch-alert-novembers-forced-upgrades-broken-printers-and-more.html#tk.rss_all There are so many issues with this month’s security patches that it’s hard to decide where to begin. Let’s start with the problems that have been acknowledged, then move … Read more

Microsoft sets a cutoff date for free Office app viewers

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3238605/enterprise-applications/microsoft-sets-a-cutoff-date-for-free-office-app-viewers.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft is warning customers that it will retire several Office application viewers in little more than four months, shutting off the spigot to the free document readers used by … Read more

HP stealthily installs new spyware called HP Touchpoint Analytics Client

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3238512/microsoft-windows/hp-stealthily-installs-new-spyware-called-hp-touchpoint-analytics-client.html#tk.rss_all Hard to imagine in this age of privacy scandals, but HP is installing a telemetry client on its customers’ computers — and it isn’t offering any warning, or asking … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: 5 ways you can unlock your enterprise mobility strategy

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3238474/mobile-wireless/5-ways-you-can-unlock-your-enterprise-mobility-strategy.html#tk.rss_all More and more industries are mobilizing their workforces. From nurses passing information to their colleagues via secure messaging as they change shifts, to police officers replacing paper notebooks with … Read more

Microsoft is flailing with Android app support on Chromebooks [Update: The saga continues]

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3235620/chromebooks/microsoft-office-android-apps-chromebook.html#tk.rss_all These days, Microsoft is supposedly all about services — about getting you to use and subscribe to its software, regardless of what platform you prefer. That’s why it’s especially … Read more