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How tech companies are responding to the talent gap

Tech companies face a dearth of workforce talent, which has led many organizations to hire through non-traditional approaches that include coding bootcamps, low-code training, and focusing on population areas outside the norm.

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Microsoft delivers solid Windows-focused updates for June's Patch Tuesday

This month's Patch Tuesday updates deal with 55 flaws in Windows, SQL Server, Microsoft Office, and Visual Studio, and include a zero-day vulnerability in a key Windows component.

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How iPhone users with Windows PCs can get 'Continuity Camera' features now

When Apple announced Continuity Camera at WWDC, plenty of iPhone users with Windows PCs might have felt a little left out. Camo is coming to the rescue.

Will COVID's legacy be a healthier workplace?

If there's any silver lining to disasters, it's that they can quickly change rules and behaviors in ways that save many more lives over the long term. It's the same with COVID.

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Big tech platforms sign up to the EU Commission’s new Code of Practice on Disinformation

Major technology platforms have joined 34 signatories in committing to the EU Commission’s attempts to fight online disinformation by removing financial incentives and empowering researchers and fact checkers.

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12 handy hidden tricks for Google Calendar on Android

Upgrade your agenda with these tucked-away time-savers in the Android Calendar app.

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What the EU Qualcomm ruling means for big tech antitrust efforts

Four years after the chipmaker was fined for breaking EU antitrust rules, a court has overturned the judgement citing “procedural irregularities”. Could this mean less scrutiny of big tech in the future?

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Jamf CIO: Apple will be the No. 1 enterprise endpoint by 2030

In an interview, Linh Lam, CIO at Jamf, explained how Apple's current momentum in the enterprise is likely to build on itself over the next several years.

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Microsoft launches new AI-powered Viva Sales tool

Designed to bridge the gap between Microsoft 365, Teams and CRM, Viva Sales automates data entry tasks and delivers AI-powered insights to sales teams.

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How to get a job in healthcare IT

Sky-high demand for tech workers means more open doors for IT pros who don’t have prior experience in the healthcare industry.

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The death of Internet Explorer: Good riddance to bad rubbish

Microsoft has pulled the plug on support for the IE desktop app. Finally!

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Microsoft promises to recognize Activision Blizzard unions

Microsoft has formalized its promise that it won’t stand in the way of unionization efforts at Activision Blizzard, announcing an agreement with the Communications Workers of America.

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In the new workplace you'll use Cisco Webex with Apple’s CarPlay

Cisco is preparing to introduce new Webex Meetings features to make it easier to move calls between devices and to make and take them using Apple's CarPlay.

Can a four-day-a-week workweek really work?

It's been talked about for ages. And now, with the biggest pilot ever starting in the U.K., we're going to find out whether a four-day workweek actually, uh, works!

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What to do if the Mac you need is delayed?

Serious supply chain delays have hit Apple, so if your company (or university) is looking for new Macs, you'd better order them as soon as possible.

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Before Patch Tuesday, a to-do list to avoid trouble

Whenever the second Tuesday of the month rolls around, Microsoft pushes out a raft of updates and patches for Windows users. What should users do to get ahead of any potential trouble?

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How to master the diversity hiring challenge

It’s not often that you see two cybersecurity vendor CEOs agree on an issue — and yet get into a very public insult-fest with each other. Then again, this did start at RSA, so anything is possible.

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Apple’s Freeform adds another digital whiteboard option for remote work

Freeform is due out later this year, but its availability on Apple devices could keep it from gaining ground on various competing whiteboard apps on the market.

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Amazon to pass Walmart as No. 1 retailer by '24; the latter's store-based tack is to blame

A June report from an analytics firm has Amazon knocking Walmart out of its No. 1 retailer slot by 2024. Walmart bet on a store-based approach years ago, but consumers changed their habits and Walmart is soon to pay the price.

The rise of text and phone scams and why you should worry

Phone and text scams are out of control, and the problem is only getting worse. Here are some steps on how to protect yourself.

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