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Lance Whitney

TechRepublic

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Recent:
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  • PCMag
Past:
  • CNET
  • Engadget
  • Entrepreneur

Recent articles by Lance:

Apple will hold its next event on Tuesday, April 20, according to Siri

Apple's voice assistant may have prematurely spilled the beans on the date for Apple's next event. → Read More

Attacks against cloud users surged in 2020

Cloud-based user accounts were hit by almost 3.1 million external cyberattacks throughout the year, according to McAfee. → Read More

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 specs may have been revealed in latest leaks

Both the 13.5-inch and 15-inch Surface Laptop 4 models could be available with an Intel or AMD processor. → Read More

How scalper bots profit by buying and reselling Sony PS5 and Xbox consoles

These bots grab some of the limited stock of the PS5 and Xbox on eBay and Amazon and then resell them at huge markups, says PerimeterX. → Read More

Microsoft unveils 64-bit version of OneDrive

Compatible with the 64-bit version of Windows, the new flavor of Microsoft's file backup and syncing tool will better handle large files. → Read More

Microsoft unveils 64-bit version of OneDrive

Compatible with the 64-bit version of Windows, the new flavor of Microsoft's file backup and syncing tool will better handle large files. → Read More

MinIO adds key management tools to its Kubernetes object storage product

The new Operator, Console, and SUBNET Health tools are designed to give administrators more effective ways to use and manage the product. → Read More

MinIO adds key management tools to its Kubernetes object storage product

The new Operator, Console, and SUBNET Health tools are designed to give administrators more effective ways to use and manage the product. → Read More

iOS 14 app tracking opt-ins may prove higher than expected

Opt-in rates that allow users to be tracked by an app averaged 41%, according to AppsFlyer, much higher than the expectations of 2% to 20%. → Read More

How to Connect a Phone or Tablet to the Internet Using an Ethernet Cable

Stuck in a dead zone or struggling to connect your phone or tablet to spotty Wi-Fi? It might seem like an odd solution, but if you have an Ethernet cable and an adapter, faster and reliable internet access is a few taps away. → Read More

How password anxiety is impacting individuals and organizations

A majority of people said they'd avoid using certain websites or accounts where they've forgotten their password, says LastPass. → Read More

How to Keep Your Apple AirPods From Slipping Out of Your Ears

Do Apple's AirPods fall out of your ears or hurt after you wear them? Don't give up. Here are a few DIY fixes and earhook solutions to get Cupertino's true wireless earbuds to stay in your ears. → Read More

How to better combat malware delivered through email

A majority of security pros said they're most concerned about malicious payloads sent to employees via file attachments, according to a survey from GreatHorn. → Read More

Windows 10 aiming to fix problems with third-party drivers

A Windows 10 update due the second half of 2021 creates a dedicated folder for third-party drivers to isolate them from the operating system. → Read More

How poor password habits put your organization at risk

More than half of the cyberattacks reported to Keeper Security involved stolen credentials. → Read More

How the quick shift to the cloud has led to more security risks

Automating cloud security is a process still in its infancy for many organizations, says Unit 42. → Read More

LG to pull the plug on its smartphone business

The company said it's exiting the "incredibly competitive" mobile phone market to focus on other areas, such as electric vehicle components, connected devices, smart homes and robotics. → Read More

Job market continues to bounce back from the pandemic

The unemployment rate keeps dropping while the number of employed keeps rising, though the market remains softer than its pre-pandemic levels, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. → Read More

Malicious attack now targeting video gamers and modders

Malware is being hidden in seemingly legitimate files that gamers download to install cheat codes or modifications, says Cisco Talos. → Read More

Microsoft Office 365 still the top target among phishing attacks

Most of the recent credential phishing attacks seen by Menlo Security served phony Outlook and Office 365 login pages. → Read More