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What Gen Z and millennials want from employers

Young workers not only want better pay, they want previously less-popular benefits such as mental health care and four-day workweeks, according to three surveys by separate companies. And they want to work for a company that cares...

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Some tech firms hit the pause button on hiring

Though the job market remains tight, several large tech companies, including Salesforce, Twitter and Meta, have slowed the hiring of new staff amid rising inflation and market uncertainty; other companies have decided to cut jobs...

How multiverse simulation can speed up innovation

When it comes to research and development for new products, time matters. And multiverse simulations can shave off years from start to final product. Just ask the military.

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Amid talent crunch, Microsoft looks to keep workers through pay hikes, bonuses

Microsoft is scrambling to keep workers in the fold amid tempting wage increases from rivals as tech talent becomes harder to find. Among other things, it's increasing annual stock-based compensation by at least 25% for some mid- and...

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Dell, Cisco, and HP vs. Apple and the hybrid-work test

Apple's under fire from employees who don't like its hybrid return-to-the-office plans. Maybe it could learn something from some of its tech rivals.

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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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Salesforce acquires Slack-bot maker Troops.ai

The sales and revenue communications platform will become part of Slack when the deal closes in 2023.

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Tech event calendar 2022: Upcoming US shows, conferences, and IT expos

Our sortable chart offers information, dates and locations for a variety of US IT-focused events coming up over the next year.

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Google, others adding office space in anticipation of the great return

In an about-face from early in the pandemic, companies are buying and leasing more office space in anticipation of workers returning to their desks — at least on some days. But these spaces could look dramatically different than the...

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Dell’s sustainability program envisions a better future

When it comes to sustainability and technology, there's a lot of energy coming from Dell.

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California legislators put four-day workweek proposal on hold

Plans to reduce the standard workweek from 40 to 32 hours at larger firms have been shelved for now, but the bill could return.

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The Great Resignation puts pressure on those who stay behind

A recent survey of 5,000 office workers found that the recent spate of mass resignations has left colleagues dealing with increasingly unfavorable working conditions.

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Tech firms face unionization push, as Amazon and Apple workers organize

The recent push for unionization at tech firms and retailers like Amazon that heavily rely on technology could put the companies in a bind if they push back too hard.

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Google offers US businesses $100,000 worth of digital skills training

Eligible companies can apply for up to 500 free scholarships to help digitally upskill their employees.

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Expect to see more online data scraping, thanks to a misinterpreted court ruling

In a case involving LinkedIn, a US appellate court has come to an obvious conclusion: scraping publicly-visible online data and content doesn't violate The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. What does it mean? That's where things get...

It’s time to imagine the new workplace

People are ready to go back to the office, but is the office ready for them? Experts weigh in on how they believe a global health crisis will transform how we work.

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Cloud boosts Microsoft’s strong third quarter

Growth across all major business segments saw Microsoft post strong results for Q3 of 2022.

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Elon Musk buys Twitter: What’s ahead for business users?

New billionaire owner for Twitter could mean big changes, but much is still unclear for business users.

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