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Windows Update not working after October 2018 patch? Here’s how to fix it

Windows Update is sometimes underestimated as a cornerstone of your system’s integrity and security. Microsoft also delivers featured OS updates from Windows Update, including the Windows 10 October 2018 Update that was just re-released after a fitful start, and so you’ll need to make sure that it’s up and running. The update process has been greatly streamlined […]

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India’s smartphone market grew by 10% in 2018, bucking global slowdown

As smartphone shipments drop globally and in most individual markets, including the U.S. and China, at least one region is reporting an unusual, growing appetite for handsets: India. About 145.2 million smartphone units shipped in India in 2018, a 10 percent year-over-year growth over the 132 million smartphones units that shipped in 2017, according to Counterpoint. […]

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Microsoft's president says tech's bruising 2018 has left scars that will result in US federal regulation as early as this year

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Microsoft President Brad Smith said the tech industry is changed forever after a “watershed” 2018 when privacy became embedded into the global consciousness thanks to Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal. He said new US federal privacy laws are inevitable, and could come into force as early as this year, potentially borrowing heavily from […]

Mobile

Sensor Tower: Monster Strike, Brawl Stars stand out on mobile in December 2018

It was another Merry Christmas for Mixi, as Monster Strike once again led the revenue estimates from December according to Sensor Tower, a mobile market research firm. Supercell also partook in this holiday cheer, with its latest game, Brawl Stars, leading the download estimates. And Fortnite just keeps chugging along. Mobile gaming should’ve raked in more […]

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Pinterest misses 2018 hiring goal for underrepresented minorities in tech roles, hits other targets

In its annual diversity report, Pinterest continues to hit its hiring goals for women in engineering and underrepresented minorities in non-technical roles, while struggling to reach its goals for underrepresented minorities in engineering roles. At the end of 2018, Pinterest’s employee base was 47 percent female, compared to 45 percent female last year. Also, 47 […]