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Visual Basic in .NET 5: Ready for WinForms Apps
With the milestone .NET 5 and Visual Studio 2019 v16.8 releases now out, Microsoft is reminding Visual Basic coders that their favorite programming language
David Ramel
Visual Studio Magazine
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Google Chrome is killing off support for some ancient PCs
If you own one of these PCs, it`s either time to buy a new one or seek out a new browser besides Google Chrome.
Mark Hachman
PC World
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Parler 101: How to Use the Free-Speech Social Media Platform
An unofficial guide for everyone
Pamela Hazelton
Vocal
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Best Microsoft Office alternatives of 2020: Free, paid, online mobile office suites
The best Microsoft Office alternatives can increase office productivity.
Nate Drake
Tech Radar
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How to ditch Facebook’s algorithm and see the posts YOU want to see
Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. It’s been an easy way to keep in touch with friends and family during the pandemic, but it can be frustrating to deal with the platform itself.
Angelica Leicht
Tech Radar
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Parler: What is it, and is it for you?
A 2-year-old Twitter-Facebook alternative has suddenly exploded to become America’s No. 1 downloaded news app.
Kim Komando
KOMANDO.COM
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Pro tip: Sock away a clean copy of Windows 10 (2004)
Now would be a good time to squirrel away an official, clean copy of Win10 version 2004, even if you don`t ever plan to run 2004. It might come in handy.
Woody Leonhard
Computer World
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Microsoft Releases Windows Security Updates For Critical Flaws
Microsoft formally released fixes for 112 newly discovered security vulnerabilities as part of its November 2020 Patch Tuesday, including an actively exploited zero-day flaw disclosed by Google`s security team last week.
Ravie Lakshmanan
The Hacker News
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Programming language Python`s popularity: Ahead of Java for first time but still trailing C
Python is now the second most popular language in the nearly 20-year-old Tiobe index.
Liam Tung
ZD Net
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Warning Issued For Millions Of Microsoft Windows 10 Users
The flaw lies in PC-Doctor Toolbox, systems analysis software which is rebadged and pre-installed on PCs made by some of the world’s biggest computer retailers, including Dell, its Alienware gaming brand, Staples and Corsair.
Gordon Kelly
Forbes
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5 dangerous apps you don`t know your kids are using
Let’s look at five dangerous apps the children you deeply care about may be using … and why they`re dangerous.
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Fox News
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DHS to Move Biometric Data on Hundreds of Millions of People to Amazon Cloud
The Homeland Security Department is looking to upgrade the software it uses to analyze biometric data on hundreds of millions of people around the globe, and it plans to store that information in Amazon’s cloud.
Jack Corrigan
Nextgov
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The NSA is urging Windows users to update their computers ASAP
If you’re a Windows user who has yet to update your operating system after the discovery of the Bluekeep vulnerability a few weeks ago, then maybe a warning from the NSA will be enough to spur you on.
Andy Meek
BGR
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The Future of WHOIS and Why It`s Under Attack
Outside the EU, GDPR is causing major headaches with current protocols and data security systems, including WHOIS.
Amit
SiteProNews
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Have You Heard of Section 508? Make Sure Your Site Is Legal - SiteProNews
Section 508 states that all federal agencies and institutions that receive federal funding are required by law to ensure that their webpages are fully accessible to everyone.
Matt Hall
SiteProNews
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Top SEO Audit Tools for Better Website Analysis in 2019 - SiteProNews
Since going through hundreds of webpages is not an easy task, SEO audit tools are utilized in order to ease the task of auditing.
John Tie
SiteProNews
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Ahead of the Windows 10 version 1903 release, Microsoft said in an April support document this version would raise the minimum storage capacity to 32GB for 32-bit and 64-bit W
Ahead of the Windows 10 version 1903 release, Microsoft said in an April support document this version would raise the minimum storage capacity to 32GB for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows.
Liam Tung
ZDNet
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Photos: 16 books about AI, robotics, automation, and how they`re affecting the job market
Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson, authors and directors of the MIT Initiative...
Kristen Lotze
Tech Republic
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Stop & Shop Looks To Normalize Robots In Public Places
If you have a Stop & Shop convenience store in your area...
Jazz Shaw
Hot Air
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The NSA Lost Control Of A Cyberweapon. Now It’s Being Used Against American Cities.
In 2017, the National Security Agency (NSA) lost control of some of the hacking tools...
Ashe Schow
Daily Wire