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Hello, it’s me.

Yesterday, a new MacBook Pro told the world, “Hello again,” at an Apple Special Event. The tech giant introduced its cool new Touch Bar technology, newer power ports, a new MacBook Pro and macOS Sierra support for new touch features. Get all the juicy details here.

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No Internet for you!

Last Friday, a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack took out a major service provider and some of our most beloved websites: Netflix, Twitter, Spotify and more. Is this the beginning of the end? No, and here’s why, according to Slate.

In the wake of the outage, users say DDoS attacks are now top their biggest mobile nightmares, according to our new Twitter poll.

+Now on Demand! HummingBad, QuadRooter, Trident: What’s the Next Mobile Threat?

Here’s a 2017 preview of Windows 10.

Wednesday, Microsoft outlined what’s ahead for Windows 10 in 2017. At the foundation of the Windows 10 Creators Update is support for 3D creation that’ll help you jazz up PowerPoint presentations and customize your own mixed reality worlds. Read our Microsoft event recap here.

“We want to do what we did for mobile on the desktop.”

“The traditional way of PC management is horrible,” said VMware AirWatch’s Blake Brannon in CIO.com’s October cover story on enterprise mobility management. Download this month’s CIO digital magazine here for the whole story.

Back in my day, you drove an hour to get 10 miles.

You may live to see heavy traffic eliminated (or least drastically reduced) in urban areas. Internet of Things (IoT) expert Mimi Spier explains how everything from the GPS in your car to sensors on garbage containers can help “smart cities” tame rush hour (and perhaps road rage). Watch smart cities in action on the VMware End-User Computing Blog.

Quote of the Week

“As the space matured, [companies asked] ‘What’s the difference between mobile and desktop?’ [EMM] delivers a unified solution that enables the digital workplace. Software can be pushed out and updated for both mobile and desktop systems. You can only do that with EMM.”
-Blake Brannon, VMware AirWatch, at CIO.com

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Ashley Speagle

Ashley Speagle

Ashley is a content marketing specialist for VMware AirWatch.

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