By - Aaron Goldberg

BrandPost: Preventing Office 365 Data Loss Surprises

Microsoft Office 365 is an indispensable tool for modern, digital businesses. For mid-sized companies in particular, many of their most important business processes depend on the various tools within Office 365. For this reason, protecting and backing up data that resides in Excel, Word, SharePoint, Planner, Outlook, Teams, and other applications that are part of Office 365 are critical. Data

By - Rob Enderle

IDG Contributor Network: Microsoft’s Chromium Edge Browser moves to beta: Who knew a browser could be exciting again?

 [Disclosure: Microsoft is a client of the author.] The new version of Microsoft Edge based on Chromium is moving to beta. It’s hard to look at this new and innovative browser and not think back on Internet Explorer. Times were very different back then, and IE was Microsoft’s answer to Netscape Navigator, the first dominant browser. Microsoft rode IE to

By - Gregg Keizer

Microsoft provides group policies for enterprise control of ‘full-Chromium’ Edge updates

Microsoft has published the template and documentation that will be required to manage updates of the not-yet-finalized “full-Chromium” Edge browser, making good on a promise of earlier this summer. When Microsoft first pounded the Edge-for-enterprise drum in June, the Redmond, Wash. developer unveiled a preliminary catalog of group policies that IT administrators would use to deploy, customize and maintain the

By - JR Raphael

Android 10 and the end of whimsy

When I first heard about Google’s plan to ditch the Android dessert naming system, my reaction was pretty minimal. After all, the name of an Android version doesn’t really mean that much. It’s what’s inside the Pie, the Oreo, the Ice Cream Sandwich that counts. So Android Q won’t be Quindim, Quince, or Queen of Puddings (sigh — if only).

By - Lucas Mearian

Deloitte launches ‘Blockchain in a Box’ hands-on demonstrator

Consultancy Deloitte this week unveiled a mobile, self-contained computing platform that can be used to host a blockchain network on a small-scale so companies can test its capabilities. Called “Blockchain in a Box” (BIAB), the platform consists of four, small-form-factor compute nodes, three video displays and networking components that can be connected to external services such as cloud providers. Various

By - Gregg Keizer

Microsoft promotes ‘full-Chromium’ Edge to Beta, touts enterprise skillset

Microsoft this week pushed the “full-Chromium” Edge one step closer to a production release with the launch Tuesday of a Beta build for macOS and all supported editions of Windows, including 7 and 10. “Beta is the third and final preview channel which will come online before launch,” wrote Joe Belfiore, a top Windows executive, in an Aug. 20 post

By - Preston Gralla

Windows 10 quick tips: 13 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? We’ve got help. In just a few minutes you can try out this baker’s dozen of tips; your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues. 1. Change your power settings If you’re using Windows 10’s “Power saver” plan, you’re slowing down your PC. That plan reduces your PC’s performance in

By - Jonny Evans

3 reasons Apple’s iPhone 11 will exceed (muted) expectations

If the portents prove to be true, Apple’s next edition iPhone 11 will be announced Sept. 10. Here are three reasons I think it will exceed expectations. 5G doesn’t matter yet It really doesn’t. Outside of a handful of cities, no one has access to it. People aren’t yet relaxed about the health implications of it. Huge quantities of infrastructure