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Airtable becomes latest company to announce layoffs, cutting 20% of its workforce

In an email sent to employees, the low-code platform’s CEO said the cuts were a result of “taking a hard look at our efforts in the current market environment.”


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An Android shortcut secret

Tap into this treasure trove of time-savers and watch your efficiency soar.


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Google Chrome gets memory- and power-saving modes

Over the next few weeks, Google will make available two new features for its popular Chrome browser — one that reduces memory use when multiple tabs are open and another uses an energy-saving mode when a laptop battery is low.


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Kandji improves its Device Harmony Platform for Apple enterprise

Kandji has enhanced its existing MDM platform, so I reached out to Weldon Dodd, the company's senior vice president for product strategy, to learn more.


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Salesforce deepens integration between Slack, Sales Cloud

At Salesforce’s World Tour NYC event, the cloud-based CRM software maker announced new tools to drive sales teams’ speed and efficiency.


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ChatGPT: Finally, an AI chatbot worth talking to

The newest research project from OpenAI is actually interesting — and already useful. Before long, AI like this will transform business communications.


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Atlassian targets ITSM with new additions to Jira Service Management

Atlassian seeks to double down on its vision for IT service management with features to help devops, IT, support and business teams work together in a more seamless way.


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Apple finally adds encryption to iCloud backups

Apple has rolled out a number of security features that will now offer end-to-end encryption to protect data, including backups, contacts, notes, photos, and wallet passes. The company also announced hardware Security Keys for Apple...


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Apple accelerates plans to move more manufacturing out of China

In light of recent geopolitical unrest and COVID-19 lockdowns by the Chinese government, Apple appears to be ramping up plans to move more iPhone and MacBook production out of China to reduce risk. India, Taiwan and Vietnam are all...


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Apple, iPhones, and China: Short-term problems need a long-term fix

But the company's current challenges will eventually become lessons learned as leadership reimagines Apple’s business for a changing age.


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US Congress rolls back proposal to restrict use of Chinese chips

After business groups argued that proposed legislation to curb use of Chinese-made semiconductors would hurt national security, lawmakers amended it—but a final vote and the president's approval of the proposed National Defense...


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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on new features, bug fixes, and security updates for Office 365/Microsoft 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 2211 (Build 15831.20190), released on Dec. 6, 2022.


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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 Builds 22621.1028 and 22623.1028 for the Beta Channel, released on Dec. 6, 2022.


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A compliance fight in Germany could hurt Microsoft customers

A compliance fight between Microsoft and German regulatory authorities has gotten white hot, though it looks as though any penalties might bypass the company and take aim at its customers.


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A new Chromebook productivity feature worth finding

Give yourself the gift of efficiency with this 20-second ChromeOS upgrade.