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Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Windows 10 commandeers users' upload bandwidth

Enterprise guide to Windows 10 | Patch halt looms for half of all IE users

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Windows 10 commandeers users' upload bandwidth
Microsoft will use its customers' upload bandwidth to deliver Windows 10's updates and apps with a peer-to-peer technology resembling BitTorrent, a fact that has caught some by surprise. Read More

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Enterprise guide to Windows 10
Windows 10 is now available for consumers, but for IT executives thinking about enterprise deployments, here's what the upgrade path from Window 7 or Windows 8/8.1 looks like. Read More

Patch halt looms for half of all IE users
With just over four months left before Microsoft stops serving security updates to most versions of Internet Explorer (IE) other than IE11, nearly half of all IE users are still running a soon-to-be-retired edition, new data released Saturday showed. Read More

Windows 10 'gotcha' could getcha
There's always a gotcha in application software upgrades but even worse are the ones that find you in operating system upgrades. Read More


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Microsoft updates program to encourage diversity in partner law firms
Microsoft has overhauled a program for promoting diversity at the law firms it works with, to promote higher representation for lawyers of different minority groups in the firms' leadership ranks. Read More

Microsoft Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense, an astoundingly bad idea
Wi‑Fi Sense connects you to Wi‑Fi networks around you. It can do things for you to get you Internet access. Read More

OneDrive finally lets you sync shared folders
Microsoft has finally begun rolling out support for syncing shared folders to a user's computer through its OneDrive cloud storage service. Read More

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Windows 10 installation: Customize settings versus express settings
After seeing a clip of an accident at the Windows 10 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway, it struck me that in the same way driver Brad Keselowski mowed over his pit crew, Microsoft will mow over the privacy of Windows 10 users who don't change Microsoft's default Read More

Hello Windows 10. Hello criminals.
It's not really surprising that scammers are taking advantage of Microsoft's consumer release of Windows 10. Read More

Acer's new Windows 10 laptops arrive with Chromebook-like prices
Acer has come out with new Windows 10 laptops, and they'll arrive with low prices to compete against Google's Chromebooks. Read More

Mozilla slams Microsoft over Windows 10's default browser switcheroo
Mozilla went public with its complaint about Windows 10 resetting the default browser, calling it 'disturbing' and demanding that it 'undo its aggressive move to override user choice.' Read More


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