Monthly Archives: November 2018

There’s a very simple reason why the resurgent Microsoft is threatening to overtake the slumping Apple

Matt Weinberger 0m Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella AP Microsoft and Apple are jockeying for position as the world’s most valuable tech company. It’s easy to chalk this up to Apple’s weakness – but don’t sleep on the fact that it’s … Continue reading

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Microsoft and law enforcement in India partner, shutting down alleged ‘virus alert’ call centers

Simulated virus scam popup. (Wikimedia Commons / Atomicdragon 136 Image) There may be very slightly fewer disturbing — and fake — virus infection pop-ups in your web browser or phone calls to your home and office. Police from two New … Continue reading

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This guy found a way to run Apple’s Mac software on an iPad (He in fact did not)

What the guy did was buy a mirrorcast adapter and used his $1200 ipad as a second monitor from another overpriced mini.  He did not load OS10 on an Ipad.  If you want a touch computer and everyone does, don’t … Continue reading

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Scam websites are using that green https padlock to fool you

Angela Lang/CNET You may have heard you should look for the padlock symbol at the top of a website before entering your password or credit card information into an online form. It’s well-meaning advice, but new data shows it isn’t … Continue reading

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Microsoft tops Apple as world’s most valuable company

Microsoft and Apple are duking it out. For a few minutes on Monday, Microsoft beat Apple to become the world’s most valuable publicly traded company. At 1:05 p.m. ET, Apple’s $812.60 billion market value fell below Microsoft’s $812.93 billion, allowing … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to rule if customers can sue Apple claiming App Store is illegal monopoly

Apple urges the Supreme Court to throw the case out, arguing that it’s not selling anything but only operating a marketplace. Apps on an iPhone.Jaap Arriens / NurPhoto via Getty Images Nov. 25, 2018 / 11:32 AM PST By Pete … Continue reading

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If your Windows 10 PC says it’s having activation problems today, here’s why

Microsoft does seem to be working on the problem, though. If you go to Settings > Update & Security > Activation, you’ll see a blue Troubleshooter link at the bottom of the page. Click it, and Microsoft will attempt to … Continue reading

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