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Microsoft pegs savings from Edge, Office 365 search as high as $43M

Microsoft pegs savings from Edge, Office 365 search as high as M Companies that use Microsoft Search, the Bing-powered search platform designed to sniff out internal corporate information, can save between $15 million and $43 million over the course of three years, Microsoft claimed. Microsoft made this assertion – backed by analysis conducted by […]

The perfect contrast of the Pixel 4a and the Galaxy Note 20

The perfect contrast of the Pixel 4a and the Galaxy Note 20 It’s been quite a week for Android — a week of two very different, equally important new narratives. And while the stories appear to be wholly about hardware, the tales actually tell us a lot about the state of the Android ecosystem […]

Firefox gets next-gen anti-tracking defense, stymies 'bounce' trackers

Firefox gets next-gen anti-tracking defense, stymies ‘bounce’ trackers Mozilla today announced a new defense against advanced tracking tactics that it will be switching on in Firefox 79 starting immediately and pushing out to the remaining user base during the next few weeks. Calling the improved technologies and techniques Enhanced Tracking Protection 2.0 – Mozilla […]

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10, Windows 7 pause their ups and downs

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10, Windows 7 pause their ups and downs Windows 10 took a breather in July, perhaps celebrating its fifth birthday with a little too much adult beverage and – although the share data was deceptive – essentially remained flat for the month. According to California analytics company Net Applications, […]

Top web browsers 2020: Firefox ends a sorta/kinda recovery as share losses return

Top web browsers 2020: Firefox ends a sorta/kinda recovery as share losses return Google’s Chrome added more to its total of utter domination last month as a small recovery by Mozilla’s Firefox screeched to a halt in July. According to data published Saturday by metrics vendor Net Applications, Chrome’s share during July rose eight-tenths […]

Despite an unexpected monkey wrench, now is the time to install the July Windows and Office patches

Despite an unexpected monkey wrench, now is the time to install the July Windows and Office patches The folks at Microsoft have pretty much exterminated the bugs they introduced in July’s patches. The Outlook-killing bug got fixed by an emergency update to Microsoft’s own servers. The Win7 .NET patch was fixed and re-released nine […]

What's in the latest Firefox upgrade? Firefox 79 adds under-the-hood improvements, but no pizzaz

What’s in the latest Firefox upgrade? Firefox 79 adds under-the-hood improvements, but no pizzaz Mozilla this week upgraded Firefox to version 79, patching 10 vulnerabilities without making any notable changes that users will see. Of the 10 security bugs, Mozilla marked four as “High,” the browser’s second-most-serious label. Firefox 79 can be downloaded for […]