Microsoft tests these new Windows 10 features: File cleanup tips and better media controls

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 preview for the insider Fast ring introduces new user cleanup recommendations in Storage Settings, as well as a new page to help users discover new and recently added features.   

The extra help for users to get rid of unused files and apps to free up disk space is found in the new preview build 19603’s Storage Settings. Here users will find a new ‘User cleanup recommendations’ option with a link to ‘See cleanup recommendations’, which displays a list of large or unused files, as well as a snapshot of how much data be cleaned out.   

Microsoft notes that Windows can’t predict whether users want to delete personal files, uninstall apps, or remove local copies of files synced to the cloud. The tool simply gathers all the likely candidates, which can then be removed by users with a few clicks. 

Microsoft is also working on a What’s

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Brazil undertakes massive tech-enabled financial inclusion exercise with “coronavoucher”

As the Covid-19 outbreak evolves in Brazil, the government is undertaking the largest and fastest financial inclusion exercise enabled by technology in the country – and potentially the world, given its scale.

Through state-owned bank Caixa Econômica Federal (CEF), Brazil started an emergency aid program aimed at 54 million financially vulnerable citizens, who will be paid 600 reais ($117) monthly until June. This includes millions of previously unbanked citizens, who are being provided with a mobile-based savings account.

By yesterday (8), 24 hours after the emergency aid registration website and app went live, CEF had processed applications from over 25,1 million Brazilians. Of that total, 39,3% chose to open the digital account offered by the bank to receive the monthly payments.

It is estimated that 45 million adults in Brazil don’t have access to a bank account – and many are expected to receive the emergency assistance, dubbed “coronavoucher”, from

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Cato Networks seals significant investment to take SASE forward

In the company’s largest funding round yet, converged software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) and network security provider Cato Networks, which also claims to be the pioneer of secure access service edge (SASE) network solutions, has announced a $77m funding round from the venture capital community and its own senior management.

The round, which takes the total funding above $200m, was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with the participation of Aspect Ventures, Greylock Partners, Singtel Innov8, US Venture Partners (USVP), and Cato CEO and co-founder Shlomo Kramer.

Cato said the key differentiator between its solutions and legacy networks built from multiple point solutions and telco services was that its technology connects and secures an entire enterprise including remote users, sites, applications and clouds with a global service. It has also claimed the first true implementation of Gartner’s SASE framework that converges SD-WAN and network security for all enterprise edges into the

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