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Dimension Data puts its muscle behind Apple in the enterprise

Yet another of the world's biggest enterprise solutions integrators just got behind Apple's enterprise push.

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FAQ: Microsoft drafts new Windows Server upgrade blueprint

Microsoft is changing its upgrade cadence for Windows Server, crafting a schedule that mimics Windows 10 and Office 365 release dates.

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Why the Amazon Dash Wand could bring down big box retailers

Online sales are rising, but the Amazon Dash Wand could spur them even more.

Did you know? Mac Office 2011 support conks out on Oct. 10

Companies with employees running Office for Mac 2011 have until Oct. 10 to replace the suite's applications with those from Office for Mac 2016.

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Buying Slack could give Amazon another enterprise toehold

Amazon is apparently interested in buying Slack Technologies, a move analysts say could allow Amazon to push further into the enterprise.

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Apple is 'pervasive in the enterprise,' says IBM

IBM now has over 10,000 designers available worldwide to help enterprise users transform their business with iOS and the latest technologies, a senior IBM leader says.

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Mozilla upgrades Firefox: More processes, please!

Mozilla continued its campaign to make Firefox more technologically competitive by boosting performance, increasing stability and reining in memory consumption.

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Google's Pixel 'sales numbers' don't tell the whole story

Focusing on (purported) sales figures for Google's first fully holistic phone is missing the forest for the trees.

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Rogue cell phone surveillance gives rise to mobile threat defense

University of Washington researchers developed a system to detect cellular anomalies and pinpoint cell phone surveillance devices. The technology could be used to better protect enterprise users, especially when they're traveling.

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Windows XP: All dead, or just mostly dead?

Security and patch experts contend that Windows XP is still retired, even though Microsoft has issued security updates two months running for the 16-year-old OS.

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New dock on the iPad is the first sign of the Mac apocalypse

Several features in iOS 11 stand out and are a sign that the iPad will replace the Mac someday.

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There's a reason Microsoft is patching Windows XP again this month

Patch Tuesday brings a large dose of fixes, including updates for XP, Server 2003, Vista and Win8, covering the NSA-linked CVE-2017-8543 "wormable" vulnerability

Microsoft resurrects Windows XP patches for second month straight

Microsoft today followed May's unprecedented release of security updates for expired operating systems by issuing another dozen patches for the aged Windows XP.

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More enterprises are building their own custom mobile apps

Three-quarters of enterprises have now begun some level of mobile app development — a marked increase in just one year, according to Gartner.

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10 reasons macOS High Sierra is good for the enterprise

Apple has packed a range of improvements and technology enhancements inside its new operating system, macOS High Sierra, that enterprise users may need to know.

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What Microsoft owes customers, and answers to other 'WannaCry' questions

Microsoft took the unprecedented step of issuing security patches for Windows XP, even though support for it ended in 2014. What does that portend for the future?

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Apple takes on Facebook with its own Messages Bots

Apple's Business Chat alliance with Nuance opens up its popular messaging platform the bot-based enterprise customer support.

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Intel and Microsoft-Qualcomm are at odds over Windows 10 ARM emulation move

Microsoft and Qualcomm are preparing to launch a full version of Windows 10 on ARM processors including x86 app emulation, a move that would give companies greater mobility choices. But Intel isn't happy.

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