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Meta teaches an AI to lie, strategize

An AI taught to play a boardgame that involves negotiating with human players and inferring their motives could have applications for enterprise chatbots, Meta says.

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Changes to Google's employee appraisal system stir layoff fears

While Google maintains that the Google Reviews and Development (GRAD) system was put in place to help employee development, a report claiming to have details on how employees are to be appraised has sparked forecasts of broad layoffs...

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HP to cut up to 6,000 staff in plan to mitigate PC market softness

Posting an 11.2% decline in quarterly revenue as the PC market continues to experience a downturn, HP said it would cut staff, joining other manufacturers that are resorting to job cuts to navigate the financial challenges this year.

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Demand for IT pros remains high even as layoffs continue

Even as tens of thousand of workers are being let go in a spate of highly publicized layoffs, IT professionals are still in demand — particularly in some key fields.

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Tech layoffs in 2022: A timeline

As global economic turbulence deepens, technology companies are looking to weather the storm by reducing headcount.

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Zoom sales growth slows as online business slumps in post-pandemic era

As organizations continue to push for the return of in-person work, Zoom’s earnings show the company has challenges in the post-pandemic business landscape, even as enterprise sales stay steady.

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Apple, Google face legal pressure over UK mobile services dominance

The UK’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into how Apple and Google dominate the market for mobile services.

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Is ChromeOS right for you? A 4-question quiz to find out

Chromebooks aren't like regular computers — so are they right for your needs? These four questions will help you find the answer.

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Amazon shuts Wickr Me encrypted messaging service; enterprise service remains

AWS' free Wickr Me end-to-end encrypted messaging service will close down at the end of 2023, as the company focuses its secure communications on enterprise and government contracts.

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Spot virtual workplace creators on the future of work

“We believe that the right technologies already exist today and simply haven’t been leveraged correctly in a work context,” say Gordon Hempton and Wes Hather, co-founders of the Spot virtual workplace platform.

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What Amazon, Twitter, Meta, and others got wrong with layoffs

The flurry of high-profile tech layoffs in recent months belies the fact that the unemployment rate for tech workers is around 2.3%. What those companies got wrong — their hiring strategy.

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Offboarding processes pose security risks as job turnover increases: Report

Research from YouGov finds that poor offboarding practices across industries including healthcare and tech are putting companies at risk, including for loss of end-user devices and unauthorized SaaS application use.

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Mosyle brings new iPhone, iPad endpoint security options

Mosyle Hardening and Compliance ensures that employee devices are protected, compliant and are in line with the latest cybersecurity benchmarks.

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FTX meltdown likely to spur crypto regulations, cool digital currency push

The collapse of the major crypto exchange could be the final straw in an ongoing push to create oversight of cryptocurrencies, how they're stored, and where they're traded. Any government oversight is likely to affect other digital...

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Asana to lay off 9% of its workforce to improve operating costs

The company’s restructuring plan comes amid widespread layoffs by technology companies including Meta, Microsoft, Amazon, Salesforce, Oracle and Zendesk.

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As remote work gains favor, employees' relationships to their jobs are in flux: Report

New research from collaboration platform Miro has found that employee priorities are changing, with clear generational divides emerging when it comes to deriving value from work.

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Amazon to layoff 10,000 employees: Report

As Amazon reportedly looks to cut staff, Amazon Web Services (AWS) experiences slower growth and rising costs.

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Do you really know what’s inside your iOS and Android apps?

A report claims Russian software is being used in thousands of iOS and Android apps used by the US Army, CDC, the UK Labour party, and others. Is it time to audit your code?

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