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Google’s failure to quash EU antitrust ruling has broad implications for tech companies

Tech giants currently under investigation by the EU are unlikely to be calmed by the General Court's judgment, especially with the Digital Markets Act (DMA) set to come into force next year.

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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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Extended reality — where we are, what’s missing, and the problems ahead

Whether it's virtual reality, augmented reality or the broader extended reality, things are heating up in the market. But we're not yet ready for all these realities.

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US Commerce Dept. unveils strategy for distributing CHIPS Act funds

The department’s three-pronged approach will target large investments in existing manufacturers, R&D, and new facilities.

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Blockchain, AI, and the metaverse — tools for better decision-making?

When it comes to working together, people need help — whether they're in a conference room or in the metaverse. Could technology such as blockchain and AI make a difference?

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The need to ‘work happy’

At HP's Amplify this week, I saw a video that encapsulated something all workers should take to heart: you should be happy in whatever job you do. If you're not, you're doing it wrong.

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Q&A: Real estate exec sees '15-minute city' concept migrating from Europe to the US

As companies rethink how to use in-person office space, and in many cases shutter underutilized real estate, newer concepts are taking hold to offer employees daily urban necessities and amenities — all within a 15-minute foot or bike...

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Productivity and the risks of ‘quiet quitting’

The latest trend upending the working world involves employees who do just enough to keep their jobs, but not enough to really help their company thrive. That's not good for anyone.

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For developers, too many meetings, too little 'focus' time

Working at a large company? You’re less likely to get time to focus than peers at smaller firms, according to data from time management app Clockwise.

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Q&A: How employee monitoring can sometimes do more harm than good

There may be valid reasons for monitoring workers — to improve workplace safety, for instance, or safeguard against dangerous behavior. But workplace surveillance can also become invasive and break the trust between employer and...

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In a hybrid workforce world, what happens to all that office space?

Just 11% of businesses use all of the office space they own or lease, and nearly 45% use half their available space or less, according to a new study. As companies come to grips with a more hybrid and remote workforce, their office...

From AI to cloud-native – is your organisation future-ready?

Siggraph preview: How Nvidia envisions the omniverse as a powerful productivity tool

It’s not enough to have cutting-edge technology; you also have to sell it if you’re going to be successful.

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Can Apple's ops team handle this fresh crisis?

I suspect Apple’s operations teams is really feeling the pressure as tensions flare in the Taiwan Straits.

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As technology evolves, obsolescence is a given

Remember the old TV show ‘The Jetsons’? How is it that people in the near future never seemed to worry about outdated technology?

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Overdependence on PCs and servers drag Intel down

Macroeconomic headwinds weighed on Intel’s results, even as competitors show more resilience.

How remote work will improve lives — and destroy cities

The absence of tech and other workers is crushing city budgets and services, which could cause a chain reaction leading to the decay and shrinking of urban centers.

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US Senate approves $52 billion for chipmakers—but not designers

The CHIPS Act will provide funding and tax relief, among other incentives, to companies looking to manufacture semiconductors in the US.

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Microsoft weathers the financial storm with 12% revenue growth

Despite some tricky global headwinds, Microsoft continues to post strong results, buoyed by its cloud business, which surpassed $25 billion in quarterly revenue for the first time.

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