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Don’t waste time reinventing the software wheel

For some reason, companies love to waste time and money reinventing programs that have already been perfected. Stop it already.

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FileMaker Pro now supports Siri Shortcuts on Mac, iPhone, iPad

FileMaker Pro’s embrace of Apple’s Shortcuts app is a big step toward low-code business automation and deployment.

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Great R packages for data import, wrangling, and visualization

Here are my go-to R packages — in a handy searchable table.

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Apple's App Store payments loss isn't Epic enough

The court's decision to force Apple to permit use of external payment systems for in-app payments probably won't hurt the company's bottom line too much.

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Developers, regulators say Apple's App Store changes don't do enough

Apple has announced a series of slight changes in settlement of a class action by developers, but they don't seem to go far enough.

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Apple’s design guide for inclusive technology is essential reading

Building inclusive apps and services is both good for business and the right thing to do — and Apple points the way.

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Microsoft hits Apple with Windows 11

Microsoft lashes out at Apple's App Store business with Windows 11 launch. What comes next?

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Apple: Sideloading apps will undermine iOS security

Apple comes out fighting to protect its users — and its App Store.

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WWDC: What's new for App Clips in ARKit 5

Apple has updated App Clips with new features that make these things quite useful for many B2C and B2B enterprises.

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WWDC 2021: 20+ improvements for enterprise pros

Apple announced a range of enhancements that will benefit remote workers after a year like no other, with changes coming to iOS, iPadOS, macOS and other software.

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WWDC 2021: Is Apple planning a 'homeOS' (that would also work in the office)?

An Apple recruitment ad mentions a homeOS system for the first time. Does Apple plan to make smart things smart?

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At Microsoft Build, a tech demo reborn as a sitcom

Presentations at big company events need not be boring. Shouldn't that be the mantra for all presenters on stage?

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2 colossal Chrome OS changes to keep an eye on

Google's quietly working on two shape-shifting Chrome OS features that could completely change the nature of Chromebooks — for the better.

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For Microsoft and Apple, a reprise of all-virtual dev conferences

While the pandemic in some ways may be easing, both companies are sticking with online-only events for developers this year.

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Apple confirms WWDC 2021 will be an online event

Apple has announced that WWDC 2021 will be an all-online event once again, following the success of the format last year.

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Hackers target developers to break into Apple’s garden

Apple developers beware -- cybercriminals have figured out that you may be the weakest link in Mac, iPhone and iPad security.

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Q&A: Adobe explains the transition to Apple Silicon

I caught up with Adobe to find out more about the experience of recompiling Photoshop for Apple Silicon.

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Why WWDC 2021 should take place online

We've all sacrificed too much to put recovery at risk for Apple to hold an in-person WWDC event this year.

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