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The need to ‘work happy’

At HP's Amplify this week, I saw a video that encapsulated something all workers should take to heart: you should be happy in whatever job you do. If you're not, you're doing it wrong.

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Planned ‘fixes’ for credit-card interchange fees will actually make fraud easier

The US Federal Reserve and the US Senate are both looking to lessen restrictions on retailers — ostensibly to rein in card fees. What they actually are doing is inviting more fraud.

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The new workplace will be distributed, digital — and full of purpose

Purposeful connection and digital processes will support the future world of work. Water coolers are optional.

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Apple’s investments in India are beginning to reap rewards

Years of engagement mean Apple India's revenues almost doubled in the June quarter as company partners ramp up iPhone production in the world's second-biggest smartphone market.

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What excites you about Windows 11? Inquiring minds want to know....

With Windows 11 22H2 arriving soon, some users may be ready to make the jump from Windows 10. If so, I want to hear from you.

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Productivity and the risks of ‘quiet quitting’

The latest trend upending the working world involves employees who do just enough to keep their jobs, but not enough to really help their company thrive. That's not good for anyone.

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Apple fails to innovate the new future workplace

Insisting on an in-office presence for employees means Apple is not working hard enough to reinvent the future of work.

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Windows 11 22H2 arrives soon — are you ready to deploy?

The newest version of Windows 11 will be here soon, and if you've got new hardware, deployment shouldn't be a problem. But for Windows 10 users with older PCs, that's not necessarily the case.

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Patch Tuesday update addresses 123 vulnerabilities, two critical zero-days

This month's Patch Tuesday deals with a variety of security issues in Microsoft Windows, Office, Exchange, and Visual Studio. It's a broad update across Microsoft products that will require planning and testing before general...

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Nvidia: Avatars could replace human speakers

At this week’s Siggraph event, Nvidia offered a multimedia presentation that showcased the company’s technology and demonstrated how easily avatars could replace real people on stage.

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Apple builds slowly, thinks laterally, knows its customers

As development of the first-generation of its next platform, AR glasses, inches to a close, Apple’s innovation engine turns to content.

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Before you know it, Windows 11 22H2 will be here

And Windows 10 22H2 will arrive this fall, as well. Are you ready?

From AI to cloud-native – is your organisation future-ready?

Siggraph preview: How Nvidia envisions the omniverse as a powerful productivity tool

It’s not enough to have cutting-edge technology; you also have to sell it if you’re going to be successful.

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Apple’s Stage Manager fluffs lines, extends rehearsal

Apple plans to introduce iPadOS 16 near the introduction of macOS Ventura to make time to get Stage Manager right. It also makes more sense to update the iPad with the Mac.

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Can Apple's ops team handle this fresh crisis?

I suspect Apple’s operations teams is really feeling the pressure as tensions flare in the Taiwan Straits.

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Is it bad to give employees too many tech options?

When it comes to technology, offering "employee choice" can help attract new employees and keep current workers happy. But is there a downside to offering too much choice?

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You are the product, but with an Apple twist

Apple's services seem to be attracting five new subscribers every single second of the day.

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As technology evolves, obsolescence is a given

Remember the old TV show ‘The Jetsons’? How is it that people in the near future never seemed to worry about outdated technology?

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Real Messenger: The birth of an industry-centric social network?

One of the problems with social networks is that they tend to be broad and unfocused, which isn't ideal for business. That's why Real Messenger might be onto something.

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The story behind Google’s in-house desktop Linux

The best-known Google operating system is Chrome OS, but inside Google itself, the company also uses its own Linux desktop distro — gLinux.

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