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Microsoft slips four more features into the Fall Creators Update with Build 16251

Microsoft isn’t quite finished developing Windows 10’s Fall Creators Update after all: Four new features were added as part of Windows 10 Insider Build 16251, including new Cortana capabilities and more communication between Windows and your phone. If there’s a theme to the new build, it’s following up on promises that Microsoft made earlier. At its Build developer conference, Microsoft...
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Facebook is rolling out its ‘Find Wi-Fi’ feature worldwide

Facebook is expanding one of its newer features designed to help mobile users find accessible Wi-Fi networks. The company had begun testing a “Find Wi-Fi” option last year on mobile, which highlighted free, public Wi-Fi networks nearby. At the time, the option was only available on iOS in select countries, as something of a test. Today, Facebook announced users worldwide on both iOS and...
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Windows 10 will try to combat ransomware by locking up your data

The latest Windows 10 build, today's 16232, contains a few new security features. In addition to the richer control over exploit mitigation that Microsoft announced earlier this week, the new build also includes a trial of a new anti-ransomware capability. The long-standing approach that operating systems have used to protect files is a mix of file ownership and permissions. On multi-user...
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Critical updates to Windows 10, XP and Vista for June Patch Tuesday

This June Microsoft Patch Tuesday is pretty unique. Excluding the fact that Microsoft is attempting to address a record 94 vulnerabilities, we are seeing Microsoft provide security updates for several operating systems that are no longer supported, including Windows XP and Vista. In addition, Microsoft has moved from its usual approach of mentioning a few select security issues with its...
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mIRC 7.49 has been released! (May 25th 2017)

This is a small update that addresses a number of issues reported by users since the last release. It includes improvements, changes and fixes to a number of features, including:  Changed CAP invite-notify so that invite notifications are now displayed.Added CAP 3.2 support so mIRC now sends LS CAP 302 when logging on.Added CAP cap-notify support.Changed Add/Edit server dialog to allow use of...
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