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Women do better, minorities worse, when it comes to the tech wage gap

Salary data tells a troubling story on the continued disparities in the tech industry, though women engineers and Asians have nearly closed their paycheck gaps.

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Warning: Multiple Windows 10 retirements ahead

Over the next seven weeks, two Windows 10 feature upgrades will hit the end of support. And a third dropped of the support list last week.

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Zoomtopia 2020: Zoom looks to super-charge videoconferencing

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to lurch on, Zoom announced a slew of new features to help improve its offering for remote workers.

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What's in the latest Edge update? Rollbacks and new browser telemetry policies

Microsoft's Edge 86 includes a "rollback" function that lets IT admins restore an earlier version of the browser and gives the built-in PDF viewer support for document tables of content.

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What the iPhone 12 means for 5G

You’ve probably heard that Apple’s iPhone 12 line-up will have 5G capabilities. And you've likely heard us discuss how 5G speeds are only available in some parts of the US with some carriers. With millions of new 5G users coming, will...

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Signal intelligence shows strong iPhone 12 demand

Businesses hoping to deploy fleets of Apple’s first 5G phones may have a wait on their hands

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The Pixel purchasing puzzle of 2020

Pixel 5? 4a? 4a (5G)?! Gesundheit! Time for some straight talk about Google's perplexing new Pixel lineup and how to figure out which phone is right for you.

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Microsoft ends support for Office 2010, bangs the Office 365 gong

Office 2010 and Office 2016 for Mac have now received their final security updates. For users, Microsoft says it's time to move to Office 365.

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Fast forward: What's coming in future versions of Chrome?

Every time Google updates its browser, it publishes release notes aimed at enterprises to highlight upcoming additions, substitutions, enhancements and modifications. Here's a sneak preview of what's coming.

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Apple is working to make AR part of everyday life

Here's how the company wants to use the U1 chip inside iPhones and Apple Watch to support connected AR experiences (and more).

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With Patch Tuesday here, be sure Windows Update is paused

With all the flotsam floating around, it’s easy to lose sight of Second Tuesdays. October’s arrives tomorrow and, with it, another round of Windows and Office patches. Take a minute to make sure you aren’t in the front lines, as...

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An iPhone a day keeps the doctor away

Apple's iPhone is becoming an essential tool for medical care as smart medical devices enter use.

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IBM set to spin-off managed service business to focus on hybrid cloud

IBM plans to dedicate itself to hybrid cloud, AI, quantum computing, and mainframe technologies, and is breaking out its $19B Managed Infrastructure Services group in order to do so.

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How Microsoft will end Office's perpetual licensing

Microsoft in September announced that the next version of its on-premises Exchange Server will be available only as a subscription-based product. What does that say about its licensing plans for Office?

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The million-dollar Android-Chrome-OS question

The answer to Google's eternal Android struggle might be right in front of its face — if it reaches out to embrace it.

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Slack will soon let users DM people in other organizations

Users of Slack’s Connect service will be able to contact individuals at separate organizations, another step in the team chat company's efforts to replace email in the workplace.

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Minority tech startups in the US have seen almost no progress in VC funding

Black and Latinx founders have the best chances of attracting investments in New York — but low odds in California.

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G Suite is now Workspace, as Google adds pricing tier, feature updates

Four years after the launch of G Suite, Google is updating its productivity and collaboration app portfolio with new features, branding and a premium business payment plan.

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