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Video: Check out the uBot-5 robot

Two University of Massachusetts graduate students are building a robot they hope can one day be used as a companion for elderly and handicapped people.

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Coming in Windows 11 22H2, a change of update cadence?

While Microsoft has yet to confirm it officially, the software maker is expected to soon announce not only new features for Windows 11 but also a change in how often it rolls out new versions.

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How to build a ‘citizen developer’ workforce

With a dearth of professional developer talent, and low-code and no-code platforms proliferating, organizations are turning to tech-savvy business users to solve application needs. But the shadow IT approach can be risky.

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For developers, too many meetings, too little 'focus' time

Working at a large company? You’re less likely to get time to focus than peers at smaller firms, according to data from time management app Clockwise.

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PixieBrix: A crafty tool that lets you tailor any website for your team

This Chrome extension will boost productivity by making your team’s favorite web apps even more well-suited to their needs. Ready to have your mind blown?

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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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Low-code development becoming business skill ‘table stakes’

With a dearth of tech talent that's forecast to become more severe in the next few years, the ability to create business apps using low-code and no-code tools is quickly becoming an expected skill set for non-tech business workers.

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Q&A: Two coding-bootcamp graduates tell their stories

Attending coding bootcamp isn't for the faint of heart, especially for people already working full time and looking to change course. But for those eyeing a tech career, learning to code can be a fast path into a myriad of tech jobs....

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How tech companies are responding to the talent gap

Tech companies face a dearth of workforce talent, which has led many organizations to hire through non-traditional approaches that include coding bootcamps, low-code training, and focusing on population areas outside the norm.

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Mozilla launches email for Android devices

The Mozilla Foundation unveiled a Thunderbird-style email client for Android mobile devices called K-9 Mobile. The developer team is also evaluating the idea of an iOS version.

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Note to IT: Apple's upcoming public betas can be your friend

The public betas for Apple's iOS 16, iPadOS 16 and macOS 13 (Ventura) will be released in July. What's an IT desk to do with eager would-be beta testers? Use them to your advantage.

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Bitrise announces virtualized Apple Silicon M1 CI/CD dev environment

Developers working on complex enterprise apps who need to more easily develop around both Intel and Apple Silicon platforms will welcome this new option.

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Windows 11 22H2 goes gold; expected to ship later this year

Microsoft announced what's likely the shipping version for Windows 11 22H2, now available through its Insider channel, enabling IT shops to test it on qualified systems before it ships later this year. The company is also offering...

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WWDC 22: What Apple's big plans mean for business

From major changes to iPadOS to tweaks and updates to iOS 16 and macOs Ventura — and even new laptops — here's a look at some of the changes Apple unveiled Monday that could most affect business.

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WWDC22: Apple brings declarative device management to the Mac?

Apple first introduced declarative device management for MDM systems managing iPads and iPhones at WWDC in 2021.

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5+ things to watch for at WWDC 22

It’s a given that Apple will discuss improvements in all its operating systems. What else should enterprise IT watch for at WWDC?

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Google’s open-source security move may be pointless. In a perfect world, it should be.

Given that one of the uglier threats to enterprise cybersecurity involves re-purposed third-party code and open-source code, you might think that Google addressing the issue would be a big help. Think again.

Customer obsession begins with owning the customer’s problem

Intuit has built a $10 billion business by designing for simplicity and embracing customer feedback

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