Category Archives: Enterprise Applications

The 5 true takeaways from Android's camera vulnerability circus

The 5 true takeaways from Android’s camera vulnerability circus I don’t know if you’ve read much news this week, but it seems the sky is falling and we’re all terribly doomed. No, I’m not talking about that news — as usual, that’s another column for another publication — but rather the news that a […]

Mysterious app keeps you from shutting down — or does it?

Mysterious app keeps you from shutting down — or does it? At last, we have a description of the mysterious shutdown-blocking G — and a fix for Microsoft’s G-generating bug coming in the next version of Win10, commonly called 20H1. If you look online, you’ll see hundreds (if not thousands) of reports about Win10 shutdown […]

Learn how R is used in machine learning with this $29 training

Learn how R is used in machine learning with this training Machine learning is a powerful tool for statistical analysis that allows businesses to gain valuable insights, and many companies are catching on. As such, the demand for programmers who have R environment skills is quickly growing, and with this certification course bundle, you […]

Throwback Thursday: See if you can wriggle out of this one

Throwback Thursday: See if you can wriggle out of this one It’s several years ago during a major virus outbreak — if you know your history of computer viruses, you can narrow it down — and a user at a remote site calls this pilot fish to complain that her computer won’t let her […]

Salesforce to expand Einstein Voice Skills so users can create custom voice apps

Salesforce to expand Einstein Voice Skills so users can create custom voice apps Salesforce plans to expand its Einstein Voice Assistant capabilities, enabling customers to create their own custom “skills” as it seeks to broaden the appeal of voice interfaces in the workplace.  The company unveiled Einstein at last year’s Dreamforce conference, promising to […]

Facebook's iOS 'bug' secretly filmed users. IT, take note.

Facebook’s iOS ‘bug’ secretly filmed users. IT, take note. News reports last week — subsequently confirmed by a Facebook executive’s tweet — that the Facebook iOS app was videotaping users without notice should serve as a critical heads up to enterprise IT and security execs that mobile devices are every bit as risky as […]

Security lessons from a Mac-only fintech company

Security lessons from a Mac-only fintech company Apple remains a highly secure choice for enterprise professionals, but security threats remain and the environment requires sophisticated endpoint management tools, according to Build America Mutual (BAM) CTO David McIntyre. The Mac only bank BAM, one of the leading U.S. municipal bond insurers, has insured more than $65 […]

10 easy steps to make Chrome faster and more secure

10 easy steps to make Chrome faster and more secure Gather ’round, kiddos — ’cause it’s time for a story. Once upon a time, Chrome was a lean, mean browsing machine. It was the scrappy lightweight kid in a block filled with clunky old blobs of blubber. People had never seen a browser so […]

Microsoft releases Monthly Rollup previews for Win7, 8.1, Server 2008 SP2, 2012 and .Net

Microsoft releases Monthly Rollup previews for Win7, 8.1, Server 2008 SP2, 2012 and .Net Just when you thought it was safe to relax a bit … In the past couple of hours, Microsoft released a handful of Monthly Rollup previews and a smattering of similar, optional, updates. The list: Win7 and Server 2008 R2 — KB […]

Up close with CastAway, the Chrome OS add-on for your phone

Up close with CastAway, the Chrome OS add-on for your phone We’ve been talking for ages now about the intersection of Chrome OS and Android and the endless ways Google’s two primary platforms work together. For all of the overlap, though, Chrome OS and Android have never actually coexisted within the framework of a […]