ElectionGuard guards real-life election Microsoft is in Fulton, Wisconsin, today to try its ElectionGuard electronic vote system in the primary election for the US state’s Supreme Court candidates. Tom Burt, Microsoft corporate veep for Customer Security and Trust, unleashed the news overnight, hopefully giving locals time to roll out the bunting before Microsoft turned up
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Microsoft previews its efforts to bring complexity of on-prem IT to the cloud Microsoft has slung out a limited sneak peek at Azure Shared Disks, which enable on-premises applications that run on clustered storage to be migrated cloudwards. According to Azure Storage corporate veep Ted Brockway, Azure Shared Disks will support enterprise applications currently running
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Ah Larry, you’re all heart. Virtually While the faithful were gathered for Oracle’s OpenWorld Europe (OOW) knees-up at London’s Excel centre, boffins using the company’s cloud have been busy creating a virtual human. Far be it from us to suggest the company’s emissions regarding the potential of its cloud business might have been perhaps a
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Microsoft has removed a standalone security update from its Windows update after confirming user reports about freezes, boot problems, and installation issues. The security update, KB4524244 was released on February 11, 2020, as part of the normal Patch Tuesday release cycle, and was targeted for all Windows 10 versions via Windows Update, the company said
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Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the site alive. Read more. Many audio tools use WAV files for recording sound. Some call recording apps use WAV files, rather than MP3. But WAV files take up more space, so it makes sense to convert the WAV file to MP3. But how
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Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between the existing rules used for the telecoms and media industries, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told global leaders and security chiefs on Saturday. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, Zuckerberg said Facebook had improved its work countering online election interference, and expanded on his
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Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the site alive. Read more. When you joined Instagram, it probably felt new and exciting. Now, years later, you may be finding it more annoying than anything. You could abandon Instagram altogether, but there is an alternative. In this article, we offer some practical
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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the company’s second foldable smartphone, which was launched at the Samsung Unpacked event last week. This new smartphone sports an Ultra-Thin Glass which the company refers to as Infinity Flex Display. While this new folding display is the highlight of the smartphone, it appears the display is not as durable
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The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through HQ Trivia is dead. On Valentine’s Day, the company laid off its full
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Move over, there’s plenty of room on Putin’s naughty step Fresh from last week’s controversy with a US telco, German secure email biz Tutanota has declared today that the Russian authorities have pulled the plug on its services. Russia’s move appears to be a continuation of domestic policy aimed at shutting out foreign-owned services that
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As in, it’s easy to damage despite spiel Early adopters of Samsung’s foldable Galaxy Z Flip have shed doubt on the phone’s hardiness despite claims from the tech giant about its flexible glass display. One video by popular YouTuber Zack Nelson, which has since racked up over four million views, shows the Galaxy Z Flip
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After Facebook, Coronavirus has derailed another significant tech summit in the Silicon Valley, this time from global chip-maker Intel which on Monday decided to postpone its “Intel Labs Day” conference that was scheduled from March 12-13. Intel said in a statement that the briefing sessions would not be organised as scheduled “due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 impact
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Also: No HoloLens 2 at Barcelona Roundup While Windows wobbled under the weight of patches, the Microsoft gang updated development tools and buffed up a lure for startups among other shenanigans in this past week. Small Basic Online turns 1.0 Microsoft’s introduction to programming, Small Basic Online, has reached version 1.0 with a bucketload of
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Chaebol switching even more production out of Middle Kingdom The coronavirus epidemic continues to disrupt China’s manufacturing and logistics sectors, forcing smartphone manufacturers to adapt. Among them this is South Korean tech giant Samsung, which has begun shipping smartphone components to Vietnam by air and sea, where two-thirds of its handsets are now being assembled.
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Spindly thing claimed to stay airborne for a year with 15kg payload A BAE Systems pseudo-satellite drone has made its maiden flight in Australia, just under two years after being announced as a marketing concept. The Phasa-35, a 35m wingspan “solar-electric aircraft”, as BAE calls it, took to the skies over Woomera Test Range in
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