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Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?
1 — Microsoft is warning users of a massive phishing campaign that uses malicious Excel macros…
Link: Microsoft Warns Of A Massive Phishing Campaign…And Other Small Business Tech News
A blog I wrote last year discussed the ugly market share war among the three top cloud infrastructure providers – Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure (Azure), and Google Cloud Platform (GCP.) Now we need to talk about how Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) like Oracle, Salesforce, and SAP are changing the battle with their industry-specific clouds.
Link: Cloud IaaS Versus SaaS: The Fight for Industry Cloud | Blog
Details of a now-patched vulnerability in the “Sign in with Apple” account authentication have been revealed, a zero-day that could have allowed an attacker to take control of a user’s account.
Launched in 2019, “Sign in with Apple” is intended to be a more privacy-focused alternative to website…
Link: Sign in with Apple bug discovery earns developer $100,000
Microsoft will reportedly turn to artificial intelligence for optimizing news on MSN, replacing dozens of human workers in the process. Microsoft will not renew the contracts for about 50 news production contractors, who were told that they would no longer be needed beyond June 30, multiple sources told the Seattle Times.
Link: Microsoft Will Replace Dozens of News Contractors with A.I.
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Link: Are You Missing Out on Mobile Revenue?
Find out how to take your Linux command fu to the next level with pipes. There are many reasons why the Linux command line interface holds such an inherent flexibility. One reason is that, with ease, you can make two or more commands work together seamlessly. One such example of this is the pipe. .
Link: How to use the pipe in Linux commands
May 30 update below, post originally published May 27.
Apple has released the fourth major update to the sixteenth version of MacOS. With the virtual WWDC just around the corner and the expected announcement of the seventieth version. this release comes as somewhat of a surprise. Nevertheless it…
Link: Apple MacOS 10.15.5 Release: MacBook’s Powerful Surprise