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Microsoft pledges changes to European cloud licensing policies

Microsoft has outlined a new set of European Cloud Principles in response to criticism from rival European cloud providers and increasing regulatory scrutiny.

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How to avoid paying Apple for extra iCloud storage

Apple offers just 5GB of free storage to iCloud users, far less than many need. Here's a rundown on what you can do to put your iCloud storage needs on a diet and what other options are available.

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Airtable exec describes building a 'data hub' for the enterprise

Airtable is more than just a 'spreadsheet on steroids,' says Ilan Frank, who recently joined as head of platform after leaving Slack.

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Apple improves enterprise training to meet growing demand

Apple has completely redesigned its professional training and certifications for IT support and management to help build the skills base a fast-growing number of enterprises now need.

Miro looks to move beyond the whiteboard and support hybrid work

The collaboration software company wants to expand beyond whiteboarding with a variety of new product updates and integrations with other popular tools.

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Google's potentially pivotal Pixel Tablet curveball

Android tablets are making a comeback — and if Google's Pixel Tablet plans are any indication, the future of the form could have some intriguing surprises.

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Apple backs off its return-to-work policy, cites virus resurgence

After telling employees they had to be in the office three days a week beginning May 23, Apple softened its position; it will continue a two-day-per-week office mandate as official hybrid policy. An Apple employee group said the...

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Apple boosts diversity with its latest accessibility tools

Apple’s latest accessibility features gives us a sense of new ways in which tech and humans can augment each other.

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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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Bharat Bytes: 5G testing; OT cybersecurity strategy; NTT’s new data center; National Technology Day; Uber hiring engineers

Bharat Bytes is Computerworld India’s regular round-up of news from the world of IT.

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Zoom pushes further into the contact center with Solvvy acquisition

After its failed attempt to purchase Five9 last year, Zoom is once again looking to bolster its nascent contact center software proposition.

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The missing piece in Google's Pixel puzzle

Google's got big plans for Pixel products this year, but there's one pressing problem it still has to solve.

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Europe puts Apple’s CSAM plans back in the spotlight

The European Commission intends to force messaging services to begin monitoring for such material, just as Apple now does.

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Google brings automated summaries to Workspace ‘Spaces’

Other updates to the company’s app suite announced at Google I/O include video call transcriptions, third-party app integrations for Meet, and tools to improve call quality such as “de-reverberation.”

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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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Why Apple needs to evict old and unsupported App Store apps

Apple’s recently announced plan to eject unloved older apps from its App Store may have upset some developers, but the evidence supports its decision.

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What you need to know as Apple shutters one iCloud service

Apple has finally completely replaced iCloud Documents and Data service with iCloud Drive.

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