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Video vs. VR: What’s missing for successful collaboration?

So many software tools these days are talked up as "collaboration tools." But videoconferencing is too often a one-way street, and mixed-reality options are still immature.

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Can Google be trusted?

The surprising answer is yes — as long as you’re not a competitor, advertiser, or consumer.

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Android's forgotten shortcut superpowers

These out-of-sight Android shortcuts can make you meaningfully more efficient — if you (a) figure out how to tap into their full potential and (b) remember to use 'em.

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Meta's Workplace touts upcoming WhatsApp integration for frontline workers

With research showing frontline workers feel more disconnected than ever from their organizations, Workplace aims to bridge that divide with an upcoming WhatsApp integration.

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Apple (and everyone) needs harmonized digital health regulation

Perhaps Apple's hopes to innovate in digital health have been held back by the lack of an internationally agreed upon set of standards.

What’s an office good for, anyway?

The transition to hybrid work raises a lot of questions about physical office space, such as, “What's an office actually good for in a hybrid work context?”

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Talent war to push CIOs toward consultancies, managed services in '22

As organizations struggle to find IT talent to fill their needs, CIOs will find they have little choice but to outsource work, according to a new IT spending forecast. But they may be able to move past short-term goals and focus on...

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Windows 11: A guide to the updates

Here’s what you need to know about the latest updates to Windows 11 as they’re released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5010795, released on Jan. 17, 2022.

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Noteworthy tech acquisitions 2022

Global tech deals continued at a quickened pace in 2021 despite the economic drag of the pandemic, nearing $3 trillion in value before the final quarter was even calculated. Can 2022 match that for blockbuster activity?

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Cisco Webex rolls out 'Connection Experiences' to boost employee well-being

In its latest round of announcements, Webex says it wants to improve employee well-being and bolster its platform’s accessibility credentials.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5010793, released on Jan. 17, 2022.

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Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 19044.1499 (21H2) for the Release Preview Channel, released on Jan. 14, 2022.

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How to keep your apps up to date in Windows 10 and 11

With dozens of applications installed on the typical Windows PC, keeping them all updated seems like a Herculean task. Automated tools can lighten the load considerably.

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Microsoft to buy video game maker Activision Blizzard for $68.7B

Microsoft is acquiring Activision, the maker of "Call of Duty," "World of Warcraft," and "Candy Crush" for a record amount, putting the world's biggest software maker at the forefront of gaming — and possibly the virtual reality...

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Supply chain disruption, Apple, and the importance of ops

Supply chain management is critical and can make the difference between a company facing profit or loss — and consumers facing empty shelves.

Get ready for the ‘Great Shutdown’

Thanks to Omicron, many businesses may have no choice but to close down soon. But you can be prepared.

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24 advanced tips for Android 12

Make the most of Google's Android 12 software with these expert-approved steps and adjustments.

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20 years after Gates’ call for trustworthy computing, we’re still not there

Then-Microsoft CEO Bill Gates spelled out what his company needed to do to build in better security two decades ago. And yet….

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