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Windows 10 1803-to-1903 forced upgrades gather speed

Windows 10 1803-to-1903 forced upgrades gather speed Microsoft has focused its Windows 10 attention on upgrading hundreds of millions of machines before they lose rights to security updates in three months. From June 26 to July 25, the portion of all Windows 10 systems running the May 2019 Update, a.k.a. 1903 in Microsoft’s four-numeral format, […]

4 noteworthy new Chrome OS features coming your way right now

4 noteworthy new Chrome OS features coming your way right now Android upgrades can often seem like an eternal waiting game, thanks to the role unmotivated device-makers play in the process — but with Chrome OS, it’s a completely different story. Chrome OS upgrades, y’see, roll out to every current Chromebook within days of their […]

Bitcoin Drops to $10,000 in Recent Downtrend

Bitcoin Drops to $10,000 in Recent Downtrend Bitcoin has fallen to $10,000, the latest low in an ongoing slump this week. Despite exceeding $12,000 several times this month, Bitcoin (BTC) has slumped back to $10,000 in a recent downtrend. The number one cryptocurrency last traded below $10,000 on July 31. A little earlier this month, […]

Rimeto raises $10M Series A for its corporate directory that integrates with systems like HR, CRM, and others for richer, easier to search employee profiles (Ron Miller/TechCrunch)

Rimeto raises $10M Series A for its corporate directory that integrates with systems like HR, CRM, and others for richer, easier to search employee profiles (Ron Miller/TechCrunch) Ron Miller / TechCrunch: Rimeto raises $10M Series A for its corporate directory that integrates with systems like HR, CRM, and others for richer, easier to search employee […]

Twitter’s followable topics may open big new audiences for the company, as well as polarize them; Twitter still thinks its “trending” section can be fixed (Casey Newton/The Interface)

Twitter’s followable topics may open big new audiences for the company, as well as polarize them; Twitter still thinks its “trending” section can be fixed (Casey Newton/The Interface) Casey Newton / The Interface: Twitter’s followable topics may open big new audiences for the company, as well as polarize them; Twitter still thinks its “trending” section […]

Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Drone Communication System

Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Drone Communication System Walmart has filed a patent for a drone communications system, in which drones could share and encrypto info using blockchain technology. American retail giant Walmart has submitted a patent application for a drone communication system that is based on blockchain technology.  Walmart filed its patent with the […]

Slack touts ‘announcement channels’ for team update broadcasts

Slack touts ‘announcement channels’ for team update broadcasts Slack admins can now designate any channel to be used for announcements only, a move aimed at minimizing distractions and ensuring that important information is communicated to workers. While it’s already possible to limit posting in the default #general channel in Slack workspaces, the change unveiled today […]

Flying for business? Don’t take (some models) of 15-inch MacBook Pro

Flying for business? Don’t take (some models) of 15-inch MacBook Pro This isn’t a good look. The Federal Aviation Authority has banned certain models of 15-inch MacBook Pros from flights due to a previously disclosed battery risk. What’s happening? It’s important to stress that not every MacBook Pro is affected, but models sold between mid-2015 […]

JD.com reports Q2 revenue of ~$22B, up 23% YoY, and net income of ~$90.1M, beating analyst expectations of a $6.3M net loss on $20.9B revenue (Daniel Strauss/Business Insider)

JD.com reports Q2 revenue of ~$22B, up 23% YoY, and net income of ~$90.1M, beating analyst expectations of a $6.3M net loss on $20.9B revenue (Daniel Strauss/Business Insider) Daniel Strauss / Business Insider: JD.com reports Q2 revenue of ~$22B, up 23% YoY, and net income of ~$90.1M, beating analyst expectations of a $6.3M net loss […]

Sources: Coinbase and Barclays end UK partnership, started in early 2018; Coinbase partners with ClearBank, which may have asked the exchange to drop Zcash (Ian Allison/CoinDesk)

Sources: Coinbase and Barclays end UK partnership, started in early 2018; Coinbase partners with ClearBank, which may have asked the exchange to drop Zcash (Ian Allison/CoinDesk) Ian Allison / CoinDesk: Sources: Coinbase and Barclays end UK partnership, started in early 2018; Coinbase partners with ClearBank, which may have asked the exchange to drop Zcash  —  […]