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Windows 10 April 2018 Update biggest problems and complaints

After several weeks of delays, on April 30 Microsoft gave the green light and started rolling out the Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) to compatible devices. Initially, the company made available the new version using the Media Creation Tool and Update Assistant, and then, on May 8, it became available more broadly through Windows Update.This is the fifth major release of Windows 10,...

Chrome will remove secure label on HTTPS sites in September

Google today announced its next steps for how Chrome labels HTTP and HTTPS sites. Starting in September 2018, Chrome will stop marking HTTPS sites as “Secure” in its address bar. And then in October 2018, Chrome will start displaying a red “Not secure” label when users enter data into HTTP pages.HTTPS is a more secure version of the HTTP protocol used on the internet to connect users to...

US Senate votes to preserve net neutrality, but effort faces overwhelming odds

U.S. Senate Democrats were handed a major victory on Wednesday when the body voted 52 to 47 in favor of undoing the Federal Communications Commission's "Restoring Internet Freedom" order, which ended Obama-era net neutrality protections.The measure passed with a better margin than expected, with three Republicans and two independents helping to put Democrats over the top, Reuters observed. It...

Google will make its paid storage plans cheaper

Google is rolling out new changes to its storage plans that include a new, low-cost storage plan and half off the price of its 2TB storage option, the company announced today. It’s also converting all Google Drive paid storage plans to Google One, perhaps in part because you’ll now have one-tap access to Google’s live customer service.Google One will get a new $2.99 a month option that gets...

New 'Your Phone' feature in Windows 10 further links your smartphone and PC

Microsoft has today announced at Build 2018 a brand new feature coming soon to Windows 10 called Your Phone that's designed to help further tie your Android or iOS smartphone to your PC. Unlike current implementations of phone integration, Your Phone is a window into your smartphone, right from your PC for instant access to text messages, photos, and notifications. With Your Phone, users will...

FCC Plans Net Neutrality Rollback For June 11; Senate Democrats Plan A Key Challenge

The Federal Communications Commission says that its order ending an era of "net neutrality" — the rules that restrict Internet service providers' ability to slow down or speed up users' access to specific websites and apps – will take effect on June 11.The FCC named a date that is one day before the Senate's June 12 deadline to vote on a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that was...