Project Ara, Pixel 4 and neither the twain shall meet | #PNWeekly 345

Apple’s laying off the hardware, but laying on content publishers hard to join its future single-stream subscription hubs and they don’t like how much Cupertino wants. All the while, people are happy to spend more on apps. Plus, the truth on a Project Ara revival and Google’s Pixel 4 and …

Microsoft shoves some Windows 10 testers into next year with early look at 2020 feature upgrade

Microsoft today took the unprecedented step of skipping one of its Windows 10 feature upgrades when it began distributing a preview of the first 2020 update to the most daring testing volunteers. Usually, as one feature upgrade nears release, Microsoft starts giving some Windows Insider participants – those who opted …

Microsoft dismantles its update naming scheme again, leaves unanswered questions

Late Thursday, John Wilcox – who’s become something of a lightning rod for unpopular Microsoft pronouncements – laid to waste the fiction of “Current Branch for Business,” which is now called “Semi-Annual Channel.” In his Windows IT Pro blog called Windows Update for Business and the retirement of SAC-T, he …

Facebook confirms it’s in talks with the FTC, sources say over privacy settlement

Facebook has confirmed that it is currently talking with the Federal Trade Commission, but won’t say what for. The Washington Post reports that the FTC may have been planning to lay massive penalties — the cash sum alone would amount to billions of dollars — over what it has appraised …

Canada’s Telus considers government’s prospective Huawei ban an investment risk

Chinese tech company Huawei is making low-cost 5G networking equipment for wireless carriers. Governments have been wary of the company’s security measures preventing data leaks to Beijing, especially as a new law compels it to share data in secret — the United States considers it an outright threat. Some are …

Windows 7 et 8.1, Microsoft publie les mises à jour KB4486563 et KB4487000, quoi de neuf ?

Le Patch Tuesday de février 2019 a donné naissance à deux mises à jours cumulatives pour les environnements Windows 7 et Windows 8.1. Nommées KB4486563 et KB4487000, elles proposent des améliorations de sécurité. Windows 7 est visé par KB4486563. Su vous ne souhaitez que les améliorations de sécurités dans aucun …