OnePlus 7T Pro, OnePlus 7T Updates Bring March 2020 Android Security Patch, Improved Slow-Mo

OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro phones are now receiving a new update in India, and the updates bring along the March 2020 Android security patch. The updates also bring along improvements to the slow-motion video feature inside the Camera app. The OTA rollout for both the OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro phones is incremental in nature. This means that the OTA update will reach a small percentage of users initially, and a broader rollout will begin in a few days, after no critical bugs are found.

The OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro phones are receiving the OxygenOS

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How to make open source success less of a crapshoot

Commentary: It’s hard to know which open source projects will take off, but it’s easy to guess which ones won’t, and why.

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It’s almost certain you’re not going to use Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (now open source) campaign tools. Nor will you be submitting a pull request on Microsoft’s open sourced Windows calculator. And you’re definitely not going to be using Medtronic’s “open source” ventilator.

This, however, isn’t really the point. While it’s never good practice to just dump code onto GitHub, slap an open source license on it, and walk away, it’s also hard

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How to prevent Zoom bombing: 5 simple tips

Internet trolls are crashing Zoom video conferences and flooding them with inappropriate content. Here are easy ways to protect your meetings from Zoom bombers.

Video conferencing app Zoom has had a meteoric rise in users due to the coronavirus outbreak, and with that rise in users has come security woes and an annoying new trend known as “Zoom bombing.” Zoom bombing is, in essence, crashing a digital meeting and doing things like screaming obscenities, broadcasting pornography, and otherwise interrupting people’s attempts to talk to coworkers, family, and friends. It isn’t necessarily harmful, but it’s definitely obnoxious.

Even with

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IT sector in US adds 8,500 new jobs in March, but 19,000 IT jobs lost in other industries

But analysis of government employment data finds a loss of 19,000 IT positions across all other industries, according to CompTIA.

The US information technology sector added an estimated 8,500 new jobs in March, according to an analysis by technology industry trade association CompTIA. However, there was a loss of an estimated 19,000 IT positions in companies across all other industry sectors, according to CompTIA’s analysis of employment data released today by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

“At this point we simply do not know how the crisis will play out in the labor market,” said Tim Herbert, executive vice

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10 best Microsoft Teams tips for business pros

Many organizations are opting for online collaboration platforms like Microsoft Teams for remote work. Here’s how to get the most out of the service.

The coronavirus pandemic has uprooted many teams from offices, forcing them into a remote workstyle. Amid this sudden transition, the use of video conferencing tools such as Zoom, GoToMeeting and BlueJeans have skyrocketed. One collaboration platform seeing significant growth is Microsoft Teams, which recently hit 44 million daily users, according to CNET. 

SEE: Microsoft Teams: The right collaboration platform for your organization? (free PDF) (TechRepublic)

Between Mar. 11, 2020 and Mar. 18, 2020 alone,

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13 things to avoid doing on Zoom

Experts weigh in: Should you use Zoom filters, how to best light yourself, and how not to get hacked, among many other tips.

It’s easy to get caught up in a Zoom meeting and forget to do simple things like end the session if you’re the host, or turn off the camera if you leave the room for a moment. There are certain things to avoid doing if you want to use Zoom and keep your professional reputation intact.

Given the shelter-at-home edicts, working from home will be the norm for at least another month. And, “Zoom has become the

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