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How to Wow the Bean Counters

Tips to get the most ROI from your IT projects.

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Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla aim for a more consistent web

Apple is working with Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, and others to make web standards work more consistently across different browsers.

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Employee monitoring risks ‘spiraling out of control,’ union group warns

The Trades Union Congress, which represents most UK unions, argues that the ride of worker surveillance during the global COVID-19 pandemic requires new regulations.

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Twitter is the latest tech company to announce office reopenings

New Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has told employees that although its offices will be open at the end of the month, the company is committed to supporting flexible working.

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A four-part Pixel notification transformation

This quick 'n' easy enhancement will change how you interact with your Pixel's notifications — for the better.

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Developers push back against Apple ‘ban’ on third-party browsers

Open Web Advocacy, a UK-based group of developers, argues that by forcing browser makers to use WebKit on its mobile platform, Apple is engaged in anti-competitive practices.

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Cortana explained: The rocky past and promising future of Microsoft’s digital assistant

At first meant to compete with virtual assistants like Siri, Google Now, and Alexa, Cortana has been stripped of many functions and seemingly left to wither away. But its business-focused reboot may hold the key to long-term success.

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14 handy hidden features in the Gmail Android app

Make the most of Google's Gmail Android app with these out-of-the-way advanced options.

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Slack addition boosts Salesforce revenue forecast to $32B

Eight months after closing its acquisition of Slack, Salesforce is continuing to experience better than expected revenue, due in part to the collaboration platform’s ongoing popularity.

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Zoom issues disappointing revenue forecast as growth continues to slow

As global work from home orders are rolled back, Zoom’s revenue forecast fails to reach its former heights.

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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on new features, bug fixes, and security updates for Office 365/Microsoft 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 2202 (Build 14931.20120), released on Feb. 28, 2022.

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12 classic but essential (and free!) utilities for Windows 10 and 11

Boost your computer’s performance, find anything on it, and perform other useful tricks with these free tools.

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REFRESH TEST STORY: Cortana explained: The rocky past and promising future of Microsoft’s digital assistant

At first meant to compete with virtual assistants like Siri, Google Now, and Alexa, Cortana has been stripped of many functions and seemingly left to wither away. But its business-focused reboot may hold the key to long-term success.

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Microsoft's Edge challenges Safari as second most-popular browser

Edge is on the cusp of edging out Safari as the second most-popular browser, according to more than one web analytics service. But when it comes to the iPhone and iPad, there's no contest: Safari remains No. 1.

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Slack vs. Teams: Which is best for your business?

We compare the top two collaboration platforms in six categories, from usability to enterprise management.

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A hidden gem in Gboard on Android

Tap into this step-saving slice of sorcery lurking within your Android phone's keyboard and watch your on-the-go efficiency soar.

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Slack outage stymies some business users

The team channels platform went down at mid-morning in the US; Slack worked for several hours to find and fix the problem.

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Trello introduces Dashcards to boost portfolio work tracking

The work management tool is looking to build on its 10th-anniversary platform overhaul by extending the reach of views and introducing new, supercharged Dashcards.

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Why workforce management faces a daunting post-COVID world

Before the pandemic, workforce and human capital management software and services were mainly used to track employee attendance and work. But with a more hybrid and gig-centric workforce, those tools are now in need of major upgrades....

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