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1/15/2021

Microsoft is working on a patch for a Windows 10 vulnerability that can corrupt a hard drive if the user opens a folder with a shortcut that contains a hidden threat; the hard drive is also at risk if the user extracts the ZIP file. The fix may require the corrupted data to be repaired manually.

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The Verge
1/15/2021

Affordable, future-ready PowerLite models enhance student engagement and optimize existing spaces with eye-catching effects and displays. The six new PowerLite laser displays for education and signage are the PowerLite L250F, L255F, L200W, and L200X long-throw, and PowerLite L200SW and L200SX short-throw projectors.

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AV Network
1/15/2021

AVIXA has announced the 2021 leadership of the association's councils and committees, which guide the planning and development of membership policies and education training programs. New chairs for 2021 include Justin Frick of AV Chicago, Vince Shuster of MediaStar Systems, Kevin McLoughlin, and Gregory Rushton of Mulvey & Banani AV.

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1/15/2021

Lowell's space-saving solution for tower computers keeps work areas clear by moving the personal computer off the desktop and into its own space without relegating it to the floor. The WMS-CPU-4 shelf mounts to a wall or desk, placing the CPU out of the way, while allowing computer drives and ports to remain readily accessible.

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AV Network
1/15/2021

CES 2021 might well be the year of the rollable phone. Not only has the LG Rollable been teased, which will be available later this year, but TCL has also given us an update on its rollable concept we first saw last March. TCL says that the phone can extend from a 6.7-inch phone into a 7.8-inch tablet at the tap of a finger, though the video seems to show off a chunkier square-shaped device that expands into the more traditional rectangular phone shape.

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Tom's Guide
1/15/2021

Kyocera is known for its line of durable phones. So when the phone maker rolls out a 5G-ready device, it's not about to give up one of the most distinct things about its smartphone lineup. Even better, we learned at CES 2021 that the Kyocera DuraForce Ultra 5G UW will be available in the US, as Verizon plans to offer the phone later this year.

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1/15/2021

See which companies took home this year's awards!

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Residential Systems
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1/15/2021

By Karen Mitchell Just Add Power explains its partnership with Audinate’s Dante, and why you will be seeing more uses for the audio networking technology in the near future.

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1/15/2021

Researchers are monitoring hacking group Chimera, which has been targeting Google and Microsoft cloud services without being detected for years, in at least one case. The group employs a series of tactics to perform password-spraying attacks and compromise admin accounts.

1/15/2021

IBM is looking to bolster its cloud migration and transformation services with the purchase of Taos, a cloud-focused managed services provider. IBM's John Granger says Taos will add "the deep expertise, public cloud partnerships and innovative solutions needed to drive growth and adoption of IBM's hybrid cloud platform throughout the Americas."

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