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Windows 10 how to: A free tech support and troubleshooting guide

Managing Windows 10 updates will always be a struggle for Microsoft Microsoft is overhauling how it delivers Windows 10 updates. But the almost infinite variation of PCs will make that an uphill struggle. Being a Windows expert doesn’t mean you have to memorize every shortcut and secret. You just have to know where to find those details when you need… Read more →

Microsoft starts testing its new Cortana app as part of its latest Windows 10 20H1 Fast Ring build

Microsoft is rolling out a new Windows 10 20H1 test build which includes some new adjustments to Cortana, among other new features. That Windows 10 20H1 test build, No. 18945, is rolling out on July 26, just days after Microsoft accidentally pushed an even newer Canary ring 20H1 build to testers in all rings. Today’s build, 18945, supports an updated,… Read more →

Marcus ‘MalwareTech’ Hutchins gets no prison time, one year supervised release

Marcus Hutchins, also known as @MalwareTechBlog. (Image: file photo) Frank Augstein, AP Marcus ‘MalwareTech’ Hutchins, the security researcher who helped stop the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, was sentenced today in the US to time served and one year of supervised release. The UK-born malware analyst avoids prison time in a case that the judge described as having “too many positives on… Read more →

Wearables market evolves in Brazil

Sales of wearables are seeing a steady increase in Brazil and the local market is becoming more sophisticated, according to research from analyst firm IDC. During the first three months of 2019, some 87.974 items such as fitness bands and smartwatches were sold, an increase of 51.6 percent in relation to the first quarter of 2018. Some 241 million wearables… Read more →

US Justice Department approves merger of T-Mobile and Sprint

After years of stop-and-go negotiations and regulatory hurdles, T-Mobile and Sprint are now closer than ever to closing their $26 billion merger and acquisition deal. On Friday, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) finally approved the deal after the carriers agreed to sell key business assets to Dish Network. As part of the divestiture requirements set by the DOJ, Dish will acquire… Read more →

This old tech: 10 reasons to get all nostalgic about hardware and software

The tech that changed us: 50 years of breakthroughs Technology can transform us, in good ways and bad. Do you recall the single most influential tech innovation from the year you graduated high school? We do. … Source Article from old tech: 10 reasons to get all nostalgic about hardware and software blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

Telegram voicemail hack used against Brazil’s president, ministers

CNET Best Phones for 2019 Our editors hand-picked these products based on our tests and reviews. Read More Four suspects have been arrested in Brazil this week for hacking into over 1,000 Telegram accounts, including some owned by Brazilian government officials, such as Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro, Justice Minister Sergio Moro, and Economy Minister Paulo Guedes. Other lower-ranking politicians such… Read more →

T-Mobile adds 1.8 million net customers in second quarter

T-Mobile is maintaining its customer momentum as it awaits approval of its $26.5 billion merger with Sprint. The carrier added 1.8 million net additions in the second quarter, along with 1.1 million postpaid. As for the rest of the numbers, T-Mobile said Q2 earnings were $939 million, or $1.09 a share, on revenue of $11 billion, up 4% from a year… Read more →