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Microsoft re-releases Windows OLE patch KB 3146706 with little explanation - InfoWorld

Windows news ticker - Wed, 2016-05-04 11:35

InfoWorld

Microsoft re-releases Windows OLE patch KB 3146706 with little explanation
InfoWorld
Microsoft's KB article doesn't mention the well-documented EMET 5.5 problems, nor does it say whether those problems have been solved. Tellingly, the published File Information shows that all of the modules were compiled on or before March 21.

Microsoft Aims to Wrangle Data for Office Teams With SharePoint Revamp - Nasdaq

Windows news ticker - Wed, 2016-05-04 04:15

Microsoft Aims to Wrangle Data for Office Teams With SharePoint Revamp
Nasdaq
"We've solved the forest-through-the-trees problem that Slack doesn't solve," Mr. Teper said in an interview at Microsoft's headquarters here. Microsoft isn't alone in trying to mine corporate documents and data to make ... Later this quarter ...

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Field is set for Summer of Acceleration entrepreneurs - Memphis Commercial Appeal

Windows news ticker - Tue, 2016-05-03 21:07

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Field is set for Summer of Acceleration entrepreneurs
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Ideas include products to boost pawnshop businesses, get kids to do household chores and license plate recognition technology to turn a car into a wallet at fastfood drive-up windows. Organizers this week announced 18 teams that have been selected for ...

Six months with the Surface Pro 4: Patches, lappability, and battery life are key - ZDNet

Windows news ticker - Tue, 2016-05-03 17:07

ZDNet

Six months with the Surface Pro 4: Patches, lappability, and battery life are key
ZDNet
After spending the past six months with this hybrid device, I can report that it does indeed show off Windows 10, including its occasional frustrations and aggravations. For my first look at the Surface Pro 4, last October, I used a Microsoft-supplied ...

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Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer, Solving Windows God Mode Malware… [Tech News Digest] - MakeUseOf

Windows news ticker - Tue, 2016-05-03 12:20

Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer, Solving Windows God Mode Malware… [Tech News Digest]
MakeUseOf
Chrome is the most popular Web browser, Windows God Mode gets hit with malware, Apple thinks you'll be upgrading soon, Google Keyboard gets a major update, and Apple Watch is improved immeasurably by Windows 95. .... fangirls bought this unnecessary ...

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Rockwall ordinance on bathroom use by person's sex at birth fails - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Windows news ticker - Tue, 2016-05-03 03:22

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Rockwall ordinance on bathroom use by person's sex at birth fails
Dallas Morning News (blog)
“But it's a property rights issue.” Pruitt alluded to a Target corporation policy as the reason for his proposal. “I don't know why we're having this conversation,” Pruitt said Monday night, after nearly three hours of public debate on the issue. “We ...

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Office Q&A: Word page numbering and Excel's Find feature - TechRepublic

Windows news ticker - Mon, 2016-05-02 22:30

TechRepublic

Office Q&A: Word page numbering and Excel's Find feature
TechRepublic
... cases, the solution was simple, but not readily apparent. I'm using Office 2016 desktop apps on a Windows 10 64-bit system. For your convenience, you can download the Word .docx demonstration file. There are no instructions for earlier versions ...

Industry-Academic Partnerships Can Solve Bigger Problems - Harvard Business Review

Windows news ticker - Mon, 2016-05-02 16:12

Harvard Business Review

Industry-Academic Partnerships Can Solve Bigger Problems
Harvard Business Review
One example would be upgrading the current norm of single-glazed windows in high-rise buildings to double- or triple-glazed to improve energy efficiency. While double glazings ... The solution is now expanding to many other clients. A third example is ...

[FIX] Windows 10 photo importing issue - Windows Report

Windows news ticker - Mon, 2016-05-02 09:03

Windows Report

[FIX] Windows 10 photo importing issue
Windows Report
Ever since Windows 10 was launched, users encountered issues when trying to import photos from their external devices (camera, phones) to their computer. Microsoft's forum is flooded with user complaints regarding this issues, but it seems Microsoft ...

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Super Kid: ACES senior finds his niche at Sno-Isle TECH center - HeraldNet

Windows news ticker - Mon, 2016-05-02 07:11

HeraldNet

Super Kid: ACES senior finds his niche at Sno-Isle TECH center
HeraldNet
I have certification in Microsoft operating systems and fundamentals in Windows 7. I have network fundamentals, security fundamentals ... were the on site technicians for summer school. We solved all of our own problems, and a lot of it was helping ...

For one sweet season, Aliens In America found comedy in a conflict between faiths - A.V. Club

Windows news ticker - Mon, 2016-05-02 05:09

A.V. Club

For one sweet season, Aliens In America found comedy in a conflict between faiths
A.V. Club
As a solution to her son's friendlessness, Franny Tolchuk (Amy Pietz) takes the high school guidance counselor's suggestion that the family host a foreign exchange student. Cue the first act-break surprise: The Tolchuks will be looking after a Muslim ...

Doug Behl and Ken Getz: Handle missing Windows 10 start menu - The Union of Grass Valley

Windows news ticker - Mon, 2016-05-02 01:56

The Union of Grass Valley

Doug Behl and Ken Getz: Handle missing Windows 10 start menu
The Union of Grass Valley
Problem solved. If, on the other hand, you care to preserve all your settings and documents, you need to find a way to repair your own user account. The solution boils down to copying a single file from a working user account to your own account, but ...

If Abadi fails to survive chaos, US must decide what's next - Stars and Stripes

Windows news ticker - Sun, 2016-05-01 01:21

Stars and Stripes

If Abadi fails to survive chaos, US must decide what's next
Stars and Stripes
"The message to the Iraqis has been to focus on the short-term problem that this president would like solved by January," Ollivant said. "The focus is on the ... This time, demonstrators broke chairs and smashed windows in the Iraqi parliament. They ...

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How to Get Better Browsing - Network World

Windows news ticker - Sat, 2016-04-30 21:23

Network World

How to Get Better Browsing
Network World
While some sites do this to prevent having their content used in any way that the owner might not approve of, others, such as H&R Block, do it because they think blocking the ability to paste clipboard content into form fields is a security issue (it ...

The untold stories of Israel's diplomats - Ynetnews

Windows news ticker - Sat, 2016-04-30 21:09

Ynetnews

The untold stories of Israel's diplomats
Ynetnews
A new book sheds light on the less glamorous side of Israeli diplomacy: security officer Danny Biran recounts how he searched for his wife through the rubble of the Buenos Aires embassy after the 1992 terror bombing, while consul Stella Rapp tells of ...

Windows 95 On An Apple Watch - Hackaday

Windows news ticker - Sat, 2016-04-30 14:13

Hackaday

Windows 95 On An Apple Watch
Hackaday
[Nick Lee] solved this unexpected problem with his Watch by getting a working copy of Windows 95 to run on it. On paper it shouldn't be at all difficult, with a 520 MHz ARM, 512 MB of RAM, and 8GB of storage you might think that it would eclipse the ...

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A hospital, a rail line and an uncertain future - Charleston Post Courier (press release)

Windows news ticker - Sat, 2016-04-30 04:01

Charleston Post Courier (press release)

A hospital, a rail line and an uncertain future
Charleston Post Courier (press release)
Enlarge The old Charleston Navy Hospital suffers from deteriorating dormers, as well as missing roof tiles and window panes. Its owner says ... The future of the permit will depend on the issues raised. “If there's one ... Campagna said the best ...

Windows 10 Build 14332 causes installation fails, Edge problems, and more - Windows Report

Windows news ticker - Sat, 2016-04-30 01:30

Windows Report

Windows 10 Build 14332 causes installation fails, Edge problems, and more
Windows Report
If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help: Windows 10 Insider Preview 14332 – Error 0x800703e4”. Unfortunately, Microsoft's engineers didn't have a proper solution for this problem. So, if you ...

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Which mayoral candidate can fill Covington's 3500 vacant properties? - Cincinnati.com

Windows news ticker - Fri, 2016-04-29 21:10

Cincinnati.com

Which mayoral candidate can fill Covington's 3500 vacant properties?
Cincinnati.com
The race to become mayor of Northern Kentucky's largest city could boil down to broken windows and vacant buildings. Even though Mayor Sherry Carran and her opponent, former Kentucky Sen. Joe Meyer have started campaigning, they've presented ...

Windows 10 finally gets an official Instagram app - SlashGear

Windows news ticker - Fri, 2016-04-29 08:00

SlashGear

Windows 10 finally gets an official Instagram app
SlashGear
Back when Microsoft unveiled its new "Metro", later renamed "Modern", app platform, it was ridiculed for not having most of the most popular apps and games available on mobile platforms. For example, it was only recently that Windows actually got Candy ...

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