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What’s in the latest Chrome update? A baked-in hacked-password alarm

Google this week launched Chrome 79, touting the browser’s warnings when a site password may have been divulged and patching 51 vulnerabilities. The California company paid $80,000 in bug bounties to researchers who reported some of the vulnerabilities. Two were ranked “Critical,” Google’s top-most rating, and eight were tagged “High,” the next level down in […]

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4.5 — Lock and Key: In Safe Hands

Walter Isaacson: May 1851, at the spectacular new Crystal Palace in London’s Hyde park, Queen Victoria opened England’s great exhibition, a six-month world’s fair showcasing the latest fruits of the industrial revolution and attracting the cream of the 19th century A list. As delighted celebrity watchers crane for a glimpse of Charles Darwin and Charlotte […]

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Google’s worst kills of 2019

It’s no big secret that Google has a pesky little habit of, y’know, cold-blooded murder. You know what I’m talking about, right? Everyone’s favorite Android keeper has had more than a few instances of giving us some promising new product, selling us wholeheartedly on its commitment to said product and its lofty visions for its […]

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Containers, Kubernetes and the Centralization of IT

Let’s get something clear from the start: digital transformation is tough. By Bob O’Donnell, president and chief analyst, TECHnalysis Research Let’s get something clear from the start: digital transformation is tough. Not only is it hard for many people to get their heads around what can be a fairly amorphous concept, the process of implementing […]

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The usual suspects | Computerworld

One morning Wilma, the print shop manager at a beer distributor, discovers that her computer has a virus. It’s no big deal — sometimes bad things happen to good computers — so she cleans up the system and gets on with her day. But a few days later the system is infected again. Considerably more […]

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How Tech-Driven Urban Design Is Helping Cities Reimagine Public Spaces

By Stephanie Walden, Contributor Within the next three decades, the United Nations predicts that the world’s number of city dwellers will balloon to more than 6.5 billion people and encompass 68 percent of the global population. At the same time, urban environments—particularly those in coastal areas like New York City—are likely to undergo additional strain […]

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Save time with efficiency-boosting Android apps

Your phone is now essentially your personal assistant — and like any aide, it needs the right set of tools to do its job effectively. The good news? As an Android user, you’ve got no shortage of efficiency-enhancing options. Unlike other mobile platforms, Android affords you the opportunity to customize and control the core user […]