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Banks remain wary of blockchain-based electronic payment networks

While blockchain-based payment networks could help eliminate central authorities and their accompanying fees for cross-border transfers, banks and other enterprises see risks.

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Apple is the future of enterprise IT, Salesforce deal confirms

Apple’s deal with Salesforce is profoundly important in terms of the company’s continued push into enterprise IT.

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Microsoft launches Office 2019 for Windows, macOS

The company also committed to a successor version, ending speculation that this year's release would be the last that doesn't require a subscription.

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Seeker's remorse: Where are KB 4458469 and the other Thursday Win10 cumulative updates?

Microsoft released a bunch of Win10 cumulative updates last Thursday. They’re still available for manual download from the Windows Update Catalog, but it looks as if the company stopped pushing them on Friday. It’s complicated.

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Enterprises expected to implement annual Windows 10 upgrade pace

The prediction from Gartner's Stephen Kleynhans follows Microsoft's announcement that it will extend support for Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education to 30 months.

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Quip builds out productivity offerings with 'Slides'

Quip, which is owned by Salesforce, sees Slides as an alternative to Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides.

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What Microsoft has joined together, let no man put asunder. Except for .Net patches.

Microsoft cracks open the cumulative update jumble for Win10 version 1809 and later, finally letting you install security patches and .Net patches separately. But can it walk the talk?

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Microsoft Patch Alert: Despite weird timing, September’s Windows and Office patches look good

If you look beyond the inexplicable ‘Patch Monday’ dump and some forgettable vorpal blades aimed at the Meltdown/Spectre Jabberwocky, this month’s Windows and Office patches are the best-behaved in months.

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Windows 10's new support policy a slap to SMBs

While Microsoft is extending support to 30 months for customers who purchased Enterprise and Educational versions of Windows 10, it's not doing so for those who use Windows 10 Pro.

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Mastercard, Microsoft partner on B2B fintech network that could save billions

Mastercard and Microsoft have developed a B2B global trade platform that creates a directory of businesses for verification purposes and a payment and clearance network to challenge what is today a mostly paper-based system.

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This small iOS 12 feature is the birth of a whole industry

With iOS 12, Apple’s USDZ AR file support just reached your iPhone -- and it's going to kick-start the new industry.

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FAQ: Windows 10, now with more upgrade skipping

It's possible for companies to maneuver around Microsoft's upgrade schedule for Windows 10, and skip some updates if they want. Here's how.

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Mingis on Tech: What's coming in the Windows 10 October update?

The next big feature upgrade for Windows 10 will be here soon, so it's time to look at what's new – and why the pace of OS innovation seems to be slowing.

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Easy way to bypass passcode lock screens on iPhones, iPads running iOS 12

Apple has not patched the hole allowing you to bypass the lock screen on iPhones that have Touch ID. As of iOS 12, you can still trick Siri into getting into a person’s iPhone.

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W. Va. to use blockchain-based mobile app for mid-term voting

The state will be the first ever to use a blockchain-enabled mobile voting app – developed by Voatz – to allow absentee voters to cast ballots in the mid-term elections this fall.

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SharePoint Workflows go belly-up when you install the September .Net Security Only patch

Another major bug in this month’s patches, officially acknowledged, affects the Security Only .Net patch KB 4457916, for Win8.1 and Server 2012 R2. Install that patch and any defined Sharepoint Workflows will fail to run.

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FAQ: Microsoft ups Windows 10 support to 30 months

Microsoft earlier this month suddenly announced that support for some versions of Windows 10 would last 30 months. Here's how that decision shakes out for users.

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Here are Apple's macOS Mojave and iOS 12 release dates

Computerworld had predicted the days on which both OSes would be rolled out this month. Both estimates were off by one day.

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