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  • Microsoft will redirect users to Microsoft Edge from Internet Explorer when they try to access websites that are incompatible with the latter. Starting with Microsoft Edge Stable version 87 set to release next month, users will be shown a one-time dialog box that explains why they’re getting redirected, after which their data will then be imported to Edge.
  • Zoom is now rolling out end-to-end encryption for all users globally. The feature will be available as a technical preview for 30 days for all users to try and provide feedback. It is turned off by default and users need to switch it on to enable the enhanced protection in meetings. Turning this feature on will disable a few features offered by Zoom.
  • Google says all Made by Google products now use recycled materials.
  • ZAMTEL chief executive officer Sydney Mupeta says the expansion of information and communications technology facilities in rural areas is key in providing reliable data to farmers, thus boosting agricultural productivity.
  • Moroccan telecommunications operator Maroc Telecom achieved a turnover of more than USD 2.99 billion during the first nine months of 2020 up 0.7 percent.
  • After a lengthy lull, the Konza Technopolis is roaring back to life, triggering a scramble for property in the smart city on the busy Nairobi-Mombasa highway.