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Cisco and the future of collaboration: What’s to come?

You don't generally think about inclusion and empathy as hallmarks of collaboration platforms. But with a touch of AI, and some smart management, they could be.

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Windows 11 Insider Previews: What’s in the latest build?

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 11 as they roll out to Windows Insiders. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 22000.100, released on July 22, 2021.

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Windows 11: Déjà vu all over again?

Microsoft's Windows 11 documentation tells PC buyers to look for computers with 'Free upgrade to Windows 11' stickers. Where have we heard something like that before?

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Noteworthy technology acquisitions 2021

Global tech merger-and-acquisition deals totaled $634.1 billion in 2020, an increase of 91.8% year-on-year. Can 2021 match that for blockbuster activity?

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Zoom eyes new video needs in a hybrid workplace world

Although videoconferencing remains a fixture in the business world, how is Zoom looking to move beyond the pandemic and support a changing workplace?

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How Valley Behavioral Health uses Slack in a regulated industry

Valley Behavioral Health CIO Tyler Tait details how the Utah-based mental health services provider uses Slack’s easy communication while maintaining patient privacy.

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Apple plans an all-5G iPhone range, but not until '22

Apple won’t introduce an all-5G iPhone range until 2022, when it is expected to also roll out an A15-powered iPhone SE with 5G, according to a Nikkei report.

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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 Build 19043.1147 (21H1) and Build 19044.1147 (21H2) for the Release Preview Channel, released on July 15, 2021.

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Voice is becoming a primary search technology

If your enterprise isn't focusing on voice search, you may be missing out on business opportunity.

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7 inconvenient truths about the hybrid work trend

One silver lining from the pandemic may be the mainstreaming of remote and hybrid work. There are just a few problems.

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iPhone spyware: It's a dirty job, but NSO's gonna do it

Israeli ‘surveillance as a service’ company NSO Group sells a nasty iMessage hack used to spy on journalists, activists and politicians using iPhones and iPads, according to Amnesty International.

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In the fight against ransomware, Microsoft must do more

The rash of ransomware attacks that have plagued companies in recent months highlights the need for Microsoft to do more to help users avoid being hit — and recover quickly if they are.

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Windows 365 — Microsoft’s cloud-based OS explained

Microsoft's new take on desktop-as-a-service is more than just a cloud-based version of Windows. It also allows the company to offer up ersatz hardware — virtual machines running on a vast cloud of Azure servers.

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A big July Patch Tuesday — and the ongoing print nightmare

This is a big and important update for the Microsoft Windows ecosystem, with 117 patches that address four publicly reported and four exploited vulnerabilities.

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In praise of Apple's new Contacts widget for iPhones and iPads

The Home Screen widget turns your device into a powerful contact and communication management system.

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Windows 365: The version of Windows that will change the PC world

Microsoft's announcement this week of Windows 365 points the way to a computing future that could look very different from what we have now. Some thoughts....

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Microsoft Teams users get license-free access to Dynamics 365 data

Microsoft is removing what's been called a "licensing tax" to encourage wider access to sales and customer service data via the Teams collaboration app. But integration remains a work in progress, says analyst.

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Now that Windows is in the cloud, what about the Mac?

Windows 365 means any Mac, iPad, iPhone, or even Linux user can now run a a virtualized PC in the cloud. Can Apple do this?

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