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Has Apple invented one ring to rule them all?

Apple may have patented a smart ring to help make the multiverse a productive space.

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Companies move to drop college degree requirements for new hires, focus on skills

A new study shows employers are ending college degree requirements for many jobs openings, focusing instead on skills, experience, and personality traits. The sea change opens up tech jobs to a more diverse pool of candidates.

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Q&A: Computer chip start-up CTO: Our business isn't boring — or a career dead end

As chip behemoths, such as Intel, Samsung and TSMC are moving operations back to the US — and custom chips are needed more than ever — industry execs want young talent to know there's nothing staid about chip design.

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Jamf's Q2 earnings show customers up 34%, devices up 22.4%

The Apple-in-the-enterprise solutions provider also confirms large-scale new customer wins as businesses migrate to Apple.

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Tech hiring enters the Big Freeze

A growing number of tech companies are starting to put the brakes on hiring, but is now the time for them to be stepping back from investing in talent?

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Compensation chasms remains for women, minorities — even as salary gaps close

While pay for employees has normalized over the past few decades, when it comes to gender and race, total compensation gaps are still wide — especially in technology fields.

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The awkward thing about Android 13

Google's latest and greatest Android software isn't quite what it seems on the surface.

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Apple's latest controversy: Expanded App Store advertising

Apple may be ramping up opportunities for developers to reach customers via its App Store – or building its own business at others' expense.

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Upgrading cell towers could save enough energy to power entire cities

Artificial intelligence can create massive efficiencies in the management of telecom cell sites, and with hardware and software upgrades, the power consumed by the sites could be cut by 40%.

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Striving for a better balance in the future of work

Employers insisting on a 9-5 working culture in the digital age reduce productivity and increase staff churn for little reward, a new report explains.

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Apple, T-Mobile offer Business Essentials to US SMBs

T-Mobile and Apple join forces to offer the first and only US wireless plan to include Apple Business Essentials, an iPhone 13, and more for small and mid-sized businesses.

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FCC head wants to boost ‘broadband’ standard to 100Mbps nationwide

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel asked her colleagues to consider increasing the minimum broadband standard of 25Mbps to at least 100Mbps — and possibly 1Gbps. The change could help people working from remote locations.

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Microsoft brings social network-style ‘stories’ to work

The company offered up its take on Facebook and Instagram Stories at Inspire, as Yammer Communities becomes Viva Engage.

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Inflation pushes some workers to new jobs — and some regrets

For some, the ‘Great Resignation’ has become the Great Regret. A new survey shows one in four workers who recently quit now regret their decisions, but most still believe they can make more money by switching jobs.

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Why Tim Cook is concerned about coding skills

The future of digital everything is currently under pressure and under staffed.

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Podcast: The M2 MacBook Air reviews are in

Join Macworld executive editor Michael Simon and Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis as they break down the pros and cons of Apple's newest laptop.

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The M2 MacBook Air reviews are in

Join Macworld Executive Editor Michael Simon and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis as they break down the pros and cons of Apple's newest laptop.

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Remote work spurs a national wage leveling in tech

As more workers choose to work remotely, organizations face a dilemma: do they pay remote workers the same as those living in high-cost metropolitan regions? For some companies, that conundrum is already a reality.

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