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What to expect from Apple in 2023

The year ahead will be about resilience, recovery, security, and setting the table for the next big things.

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Why enterprises should embrace remote work in 2023

Want to cut costs and improve productivity? A remote/hybrid workforce can reduce your office rental overhead.

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Why it makes sense for Apple to join the ‘Fediverse’

Any business that cares about brand identity within social media gains a little more power over their message.

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The 7 best productivity improvements Apple introduced in 2022

From FreeForm to Focus to Lockdown Mode, these are some of the most useful productivity improvements Apple rolled out this year.

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The trials and tribulations of Microsoft’s KB5012170 patch

Earlier this year, Microsoft rolled out an update to Secure Boot in Windows systems. It's at best a mixed blessing that can do more harm than good for many users.

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Patch Tuesday: Two zero-day flaws in Windows need immediate attention

The December Patch Tuesday update from Microsoft fixes 59 flaws, including two zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows that need to be addressed right away.

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Innovation vs. execution: You have to have both

The coming new year always brings out hopes for big, innovative announcements in the tech world. But without the right kind of execution, innovation can't save the day.

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GPT: High-tech parlor trick or the first real AI for everyday use?

OpenAI’s beta ChatGPT service based on the GPT-3 database of content is amazing people with its human-like conversations, but the technology is not as deep as it seems — yet.

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5 things Elon Musk could learn from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

The way Satya Nadella turned around Microsoft when he became CEO could not be more different than how Elon Musk has treated Twitter since taking over.

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Apple sets a security challenge for 2023

With its decision to introduce powerful new data protection tools for iMessage and to enable users to encrypt more of their information in iCloud, Apple has set the scene for security to be the big trend in tech in the year ahead.

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Maybe you need a workstation instead of a PC

For most people, most of the time, a mainstream Windows PC delivers all the performance you need. But for high-end users (and gamers) the devil is in the details.

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ChatGPT: Finally, an AI chatbot worth talking to

The newest research project from OpenAI is actually interesting — and already useful. Before long, AI like this will transform business communications.

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Apple, iPhones, and China: Short-term problems need a long-term fix

But the company's current challenges will eventually become lessons learned as leadership reimagines Apple’s business for a changing age.

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A compliance fight in Germany could hurt Microsoft customers

A compliance fight between Microsoft and German regulatory authorities has gotten white hot, though it looks as though any penalties might bypass the company and take aim at its customers.

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Instead of tech gifts, give updates and support

If you're thinking about what tech gifts you can hand out this year, take a step back and think about what's really important: hardware upgrades and tech support.

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Biometrics are even less accurate than we thought

Biometrics are supposed to be a fundamental pillar of modern authentication. Unfortunately, for a wide range of reasons and in a variety of ways, many biometric implementations are wildly inaccurate.

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Apple gives up on 'Reality,' but still wants to extend it

Collaborative environments, training, and experiences such as virtual visitor and product tours will dominate the first wave of enterprise Apple xrOS development.

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So, you were laid off? Don’t panic

Getting laid off isn't a mark of shame. It could be the start of an entirely new career path.

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When fees are 'taxes' and free speech costs $8 a month

Thanks to the headline-grabbing new boss at Twitter, Apple faces renewed criticism over App Store fees and its insistence on content moderation. That criticism misses the mark.

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How not to manage a business, starring Twitter's Elon Musk

Well, you can say one thing about Elon Musks' management style: it's different.

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