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Browser makers cite coronavirus, restore support for obsolete TLS 1.0 and 1.1 encryption

Browser makers cite coronavirus, restore support for obsolete TLS 1.0 and 1.1 encryption Google, Microsoft and Mozilla have each issued reprieves to Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1, aged encryption protocols that were to be bounced from browser support in March, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. By common agreement, Google’s Chrome, Microsoft’s Internet […]

Zoom pauses new feature development to focus on privacy, security

Zoom pauses new feature development to focus on privacy, security Zoom has decided to cease development of new product features so it can focus on fixing various privacy and security issues. The company has seen a surge in the use of its platform in recent weeks, as self isolation in response to the Covid-19 […]

Windows by the numbers: Windows 7 holds fast as pandemic upends everything

Windows by the numbers: Windows 7 holds fast as pandemic upends everything Windows 10’s share remained flat in March, though users had an excuse for pausing migrations: the raging COVID-19 pandemic. According to metrics vendor Net Applications, Windows 10 accounted for 57.3% of global OS share last month and represented 64.3% of the various […]

I've finally figured out why foldable phones actually exist

I’ve finally figured out why foldable phones actually exist Ever since the first foldable phones were foisted upon us, I’ve been struggling to understand their purpose. They’re cool, sure — and technologically speaking, they’re incredibly impressive. But from a practical, ten-fingered human perspective, what benefit do they actually provide? I’ve yet to hear a […]

Top web browsers 2020: Firefox sheds share, falls behind Edge

Top web browsers 2020: Firefox sheds share, falls behind Edge Firefox last month continued a march toward ruin, falling twice its average loss over the past year and losing its place as the world’s second-most-used browser. According to data posted today by analytics company Net Applications, Firefox’s share in March slumped to 7.2%, down […]

Get the March Windows and Office patches installed, but watch out for known bugs

Get the March Windows and Office patches installed, but watch out for known bugs It’s been another Keystone Kops month, with a reasonably stable Patch Tuesday, followed by a hasty Patch Thursday to cover a security hole Microsoft accidentally blabbed, then the usual buggy “optional, non-security, C/D Week” patch, finishing with a fix for […]

Microsoft promotes upcoming Edge enhancements

Microsoft promotes upcoming Edge enhancements Microsoft on Monday talked up a slew of future features planned to land in Edge in coming months, including tabs stacked vertically along the browser’s side and a Firefox-esque Password Monitor. And although Microsoft has not come out and put it plainly, it appears it will mimic Google’s Chrome […]

Don’t let your infrastructure restrict innovation

Don’t let your infrastructure restrict innovation If your current IT system takes too long to provision resources, you won’t be able to keep up with the pace of change and, more importantly, your market competitors. HPE’s on premises infrastructure provides business with the speed and flexibility of cloud services to help you stay ahead […]

Stop resource heavy IT from holding you back

Stop resource heavy IT from holding you back Traditional IT can often be difficult to manage, especially if your system is distributed over multiple locations. HPE Composable Infrastructure combine compute, storage and networking into fluid resource pools, minimising the effort needed for day to day management whilst maximising your hardware. To read this article in […]