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Hackers are trying to disrupt the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

IBM says it recently uncovered a highly coordinated global phishing campaign focused on the companies and organizations involved with the upcoming “cold chain” distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. That’s the part of the supply network that ensures those vaccines stay cold enough so that they don’t go bad. It’s a critically important aspect of the two […]

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Microsoft Teams gets an overhauled calling interface, CarPlay support, and more

Microsoft is overhauling its calling features inside Microsoft Teams today. A new calling interface will now show contacts, voicemail, and calling history in a single location. It’s designed to allow Microsoft Teams to more easily replace your desk phone, with built-in spam call protection, reverse number lookup, and the ability to merge calls. Microsoft Teams […]

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Microsoft envisions ‘scoring’ meetings based on body language

Microsoft has filed a patent for a system to monitor employees’ body language and facial expressions during work meetings and give the events a “quality score”. A filing suggests it could be deployed in real-world meetings or online virtual get-togethers. It envisions rooms being packed with sensors to monitor the participants, which could raise privacy […]

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Microsoft could be developing a way to run Android apps authentically on Windows

Microsoft’s ambitious project is codenamed Latte, according to Windows Central. The report adds that Microsoft is planning to announce Latte next year, aiming to release it as part of the Windows 10 Fall 2021 update. Microsoft’s first attempt to run Android software on Windows was project Astoria, and its purpose was to bring Android apps […]