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What the latest iOS passcode hack means for you

What the latest iOS passcode hack means for you A mobile device forensics company now says it can break into any Apple device running iOS 12.3 or below. Israeli-based Cellebrite made the announcement on an updated webpage and through a tweet where it asserted it can unlock and extract data from all iOS and […]

JLL creates ‘smart office’ AI voice assistant

JLL creates ‘smart office’ AI voice assistant Commercial real estate firm JLL has partnered with Google to create a conversational AI assistant that helps employees locate and book spare desks, set up meetings with colleagues and more.  Dubbed JiLL, the smart office assistant will be available for JLL’s customers as Android and iOS mobile […]

Facebook is going into the banking business with blockchain

Facebook is going into the banking business with blockchain Facebook is going after the banking business with a new digital currency and financial transaction network all based on blockchain. After months of speculation and rumor, Facebook today announced it is creating a fiat-backed cryptocurrency that can be stored in digital wallets and used by […]

Shark Tank alert! Send us your IT tales!

Shark Tank alert! Send us your IT tales! It’s hard out there on the front lines of IT. And it can help to share just how tough it can be, what with witless users, demanding bosses, wasteful projects and technology that never stands still. That’s why Computerworld‘s Shark Tank is one of our most […]

The smarter way to organize travel on Android

The smarter way to organize travel on Android Sigh. Another one bites the dust. In what’s starting to feel like the year of virtual bloodshed, the gang over at Google’s gearing up to kill off yet another standout service — this time, the slick and useful travel planning app Trips. Google Trips made travel […]

Airbus deploys Microsoft’s HoloLens, pushes mixed reality plans further

Airbus deploys Microsoft’s HoloLens, pushes mixed reality plans further Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has deployed Microsoft’s mixed reality (MR) Hololens devices in a bid to speed production and improve training for new staff. Airbus is also teaming up with Microsoft to sell MR apps to other businesses in the airline industry. The Netherlands-based company, which […]

How the Huawei ban could become a security threat | TECH(feed)

How the Huawei ban could become a security threat | TECH(feed) We’ve already talked about how the Huawei ban may affect business, but how will it affect security? Google has already warned of security threats should the company be unable to send updates to Huawei’s Android-powered devices. And even if Huawei responds with its […]

Time-Machine Tuesday: Get a room!

Time-Machine Tuesday: Get a room! This security pilot fish is a big believer in automated systems. And he’s very impressed when his company moves into new offices where the meeting rooms take the manual labor out of scheduling meetings. “There are room wizards outside every door to assist in scheduling,” fish says. “And there’s […]

WWDC: Has Apple closed the door on non-Mac App Store apps?

WWDC: Has Apple closed the door on non-Mac App Store apps? Ever since Apple introduced the Mac App Store developers have warned it plans to close off its platform, so news the company will insist on App Notarization in macOC Catalina set those critics off again. The thing is, it’s a little more complicated. […]

How Windows 10 users can dial back upgrades to just one a year

How Windows 10 users can dial back upgrades to just one a year Microsoft had such grand plans for Windows 10. Like any proud parent, the company wanted its offspring to succeed in life, to have opportunities galore. Go to an Ivy League college, land a good job. To Microsoft, Windows 10 would be […]