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How to improve network speed in Windows 10 by increasing IRPStackSize
Increasing IRPStackSize`s value from its safe-but-slow default number should considerably increase the network performance of your Windows 10 PC.
Mark Kaelin
tech republic
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Microsoft Ships Visual Studio 2019 v16.9 Servicing Baseline Release
Microsoft is urging enterprises and professional coders to standardize on the new Visual Studio
David Ramel
Visual Studio Magazine
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Best Free Screen Recorders for Mac and Windows in 2021 | Pros and Cons
Recording screen has been more and more popular in daily life.
Kate
site pro news
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5 Great Excel Hacks You Should Use
Excel is a tool that most people have had experience in using. Its capabilities to process data make it a powerful software that can help us doing our jobs.
Daniel Kristoph
Site Pro News
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9 Sure-fire Facebook Advertising Tips for Better ROI
While Facebook may not exactly be the flavour of the season among netizens, that opinion hardly seems to have a dent on its ad revenues.
Andrew Viera
Site Pro News
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Microsoft Word will soon try to guess what you are typing
Microsoft has upped its game with Word on Windows 10 text predictions, bringing something like Google`s Smart Compose predictive text in search and Docs to Word documents.
Liam Tung
zdnet
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The Dark Side of Social Media
There are thousands of influencers whose livelihood depends on one social network or another. At the first faux pas, they can end up with their account suspended or deleted permanently.
Adriana Tica
SitePronews
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Why do companies fail to stop breaches despite soaring IT security investment?
Adding to the list of difficulties that surfaced last year, 2020 was also grim for personal data protection
The Hacker News
The Hacker News
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Inside the War Between Deepfakes and Deepfake Detectors | Digital Trends
The criminal seeks to pull off a massive confidence trick, using expert sleight of hand and an uncanny ability to disguise himself as virtually anyone on the planet.
Luke Dormehl
digitaltrends
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Study finds Google has the fastest overall cloud platform
Cockroach Labs ranks Google cloud tops for overall performance, Microsoft Azure for the best storage, and AWS for the best latency response.
Andy Patrizio
Network World
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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