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The best states in the US for tech jobs

While the states with the most tech jobs remained largely unchanged in September, many saw slippage in the number of job postings. At the same time, states usually considered outliers gained ground with the rise in remote work.

Why America’s oldest bank launched a crypto custody service

BNY Mellon has launched a live service that allows institutional clients to store and exchange bitcoin and ether, giving the highly volatile cryptocurrencies credence on the world market.

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Why sustainable tech is becoming a top initiative for execs

New data from Gartner shows sustainability is now a top-10 issue for business leaders because it can create greater efficiencies, save money, and address investor demand.

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Why are you hoarding your old smartphones?

Closed loop manufacturing means it’s time to send your iPhone back.

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Google Pixel 7 vs. every past Pixel: To upgrade or not to upgrade?

Some balanced and thoughtful advice on Google's Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro compared to every other Pixel model — from someone who's lived with 'em all.

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Would a US digital dollar let the government track you?

As lawmakers push to create a digital form of the US dollar, some are concerned it could give the federal government access to what consumers and businesses do through electronic transactions.

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This is why Apple will lead the business market

It's important to note that the next generation of employees have used handheld electrical devices since they were babies.

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Will the CHIPS Act really bring back semiconductor production and tech jobs?

Micron Technology is just the latest of a half dozen companies to announce new semiconductor fabrication plants in the US, part of a US government effort to bring chip manufacturing back to American shores. But a lack of tech talent...

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EU-US data sharing agreement: Is it a done deal?

With both Privacy Shield and Safe Harbor having been previously struck down by legal challenges, experts question whether US President Biden’s executive order implementing the new Trans-Atlantic Data Policy Framework will stand up to...

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PC sales fall off a cliff

The sale of personal computers, which surged as companies turned to hybrid and remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic, fell sharply in the third quarter. The release of Windows 11 and its first annual update seemed to have no effect....

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If the PC market is in decline, how's Apple faring?

IDC observes a 40.2% increase in Apple’s Q3 marketshare, Canalys sees this up just 1.3% — and Gartner reckons the company saw its share fall 15.6%. At least one set of assumptions is incorrect.

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What everyone's getting wrong about the Google Pixel 7

How are so many people missing the boat with Google's latest Pixel phone and its bigger-picture significance?

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Now your business can deploy virtual Mac desktops in the cloud

MacStadium recently introduced a virtual Mac desktop cloud solution — the first of its kind. I caught up with Chris Chapman, the company’s senior vice president and CTO, to find out more.

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Yes, you can outsource hybrid workplace disruption

The Apple-in-the-enterprise space has begun to create opportunities for companies willing to look for smart answers to emerging pain points around the future of work.

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Coming soon — a resume-validating blockchain network for job seekers

A foundation that includes several big-name software vendors and tech services has launched a self-sovereign identity service where workers can store verified credentials to use when applying for jobs. In turn, employers get instant...

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Micron to build largest chip factory in US history

Micron plans to build a memory chip fabrication plant in upstate New York that it said will be the size of 40 football fields and create about 50,000 jobs. It may spend up to $100B over the next 20 years on the facility.

Mosyle aims to improve enterprise Mac deployment for new users

Mosyle Embark is designed to keep onboarding employees informed as Macs are configured for use. Company CEO Alcyr Araujo sees Apple adoption 'accelerating.'

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iPhone users complain iOS 16 is a battery drain, has other issues

Since its release two weeks ago, iOS 16 has garnered criticism from users who upgraded to the new mobile OS — notably because they say it drains the battery faster than it should.

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Apple’s enterprise IT pitch: Management, security, identity

And it envisions all of these wrapped up in user interfaces that just work, as an Apple exec explained at the world's biggest Apple admins event.

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16 Wall Street firms fined $1.8B for using private text apps, lying about it

The banks and brokerages were fined because employees were messaging and texting with clients without recording the communications, as required. And some of the firms' execs lied about it and deleted messages.

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