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England starts trial of new COVID-19 contact-tracing app
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England starts trial of new COVID-19 contact-tracing app

The Apple-Google tech replaces a now scrapped centralised app
13 Aug 2020
Users warn of massive CPU spikes with latest Windows update
Microsoft Windows

Users warn of massive CPU spikes with latest Windows update

Buggy process can be gobbling up as much as 90% of processor use
2 Sep 2019
Microsoft kicks Windows 10 users into May 2019 Update
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft kicks Windows 10 users into May 2019 Update

Machines using build 1803 will be upgraded to avoid risk when it reaches end-of-service in November
17 Jul 2019
Windows 10 May 2019 Update blocked for users with USB drives
Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 May 2019 Update blocked for users with USB drives

Need for a workaround to this latest error doesn’t bode well after Microsoft's recent upgrade nightmares
24 Apr 2019
Microsoft overhauls Windows 10 to avoid broken updates
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft overhauls Windows 10 to avoid broken updates

Microsoft hopes a new mechanism, longer preview stage and machine learning tools will consign update catastrophes to the past
5 Apr 2019
Windows 10 October 2018 update deemed safe for deployment
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 October 2018 update deemed safe for deployment

Six-month saga at an end as the major update is finally being pushed to businesses
29 Mar 2019
Microsoft to launch 'sandbox' tool for Chrome and Firefox
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft to launch 'sandbox' tool for Chrome and Firefox

The tool launches an isolated session so enterprise users can browse 'untrusted' websites risk-free
18 Mar 2019
Android P developers plot battery power boost
Google Android

Android P developers plot battery power boost

Benjamin Poiesz and Tim Murray reveal the motivation behind 'adaptive battery' and what's next for Android battery life
2 Aug 2018