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IBM launches blockchain-based supply chain service with AI, IoT integration

IBM this week launched a new supply chain service based on its blockchain platform and open-source software from recently-acquired Red Hat that allows developers and third-party apps to integrate legacy corporate data systems onto a distributed ledger. Through the use of open APIs, the new Sterling Supply Chain Suite allows distributors, manufacturers and retailers to…

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Apple as a service: One day you’ll rent it all…

With iPhone 11 ordering about to begin, the world may be waiting to join the iPhone Upgrade Program, it is becoming clear Apple is slowly but inexorably moving to a business model in which its products and services are available for a monthly fee. Fewer highs, predictable lows The advantages for Apple shareholders are clear:…

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Mozilla previews Firefox VPN, will charge for service at some point

Mozilla this week resurrected its Test Pilot preview program, offering Firefox users a free VPN-like service to encrypt browser-to-site-and-back transmissions over public networks. “The Firefox Private Network is an extension which provides a secure, encrypted path to the web to protect your connection and your personal information anywhere and everywhere you use your Firefox browser,”…

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Windows 10’s fall upgrade: Yep, it’s a service pack

Microsoft last week tacitly confirmed that this year’s fall upgrade for Windows 10 will, in fact, be service pack-like, in effect a rerun of the May 2019 Update, aka Windows 10 1903 On Thursday, Microsoft delivered two previews to what it continues to call 19H2, a reference to the second-half upgrade in its twice-annual cadence…

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