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Tips to get the most ROI from your IT projects.

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How to use Excel macros to save time and automate your work

Excel macros let you automate repetitive tasks for substantial time savings. Here’s how to put them to work for you.

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Handy PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Whether you’re creating a presentation or giving one, you can do it more efficiently with the help of keyboard shortcuts in the Microsoft PowerPoint desktop app for Windows or macOS.

Android Shortcuts

An Android shortcut secret

Tap into this treasure trove of time-savers and watch your efficiency soar.

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Google Chrome gets memory- and power-saving modes

Over the next few weeks, Google will make available two new features for its popular Chrome browser — one that reduces memory use when multiple tabs are open and another uses an energy-saving mode when a laptop battery is low.

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Salesforce deepens integration between Slack, Sales Cloud

At Salesforce’s World Tour NYC event, the cloud-based CRM software maker announced new tools to drive sales teams’ speed and efficiency.

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Atlassian targets ITSM with new additions to Jira Service Management

Atlassian seeks to double down on its vision for IT service management with features to help devops, IT, support and business teams work together in a more seamless way.

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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 2211 (Build 15831.20190), released on Dec. 6, 2022.

ChromeOS Virtual Desks

A new Chromebook productivity feature worth finding

Give yourself the gift of efficiency with this 20-second ChromeOS upgrade.

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What you need to know about the UK’s Online Safety Bill

The UK’s amended Online Safety Bill covers services available in the country even if they are based elsewhere. But what does the bill entail, and if passed, how will it affect companies that conduct business online?

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Stewart Butterfield announces he’s stepping down as Slack’s CEO

Less than a week after co-CEO Bret Taylor said he would be departing Salesforce, Slack’s founder has also announced his decision to leave the company.

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Maersk's TradeLens demise likely a death knell for blockchain consortiums

After four years, Maersk is shuttering its blockchain experiment aimed at creating an efficient and inexpensive method for tracking global shipments. While blockchain consortiums may struggle, enhanced blockchain-as-a-service...

Android Sharing

3 quick tricks for smarter Android sharing

This just in: Moving stuff between your Android phone and computer doesn't have to be a hassle — no matter what desktop platform you're using.

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Alation’s Connected Sheets brings data governance to spreadsheets

Connected Sheets, which can be accessed via the company’s Data Catalog, can be used to import or feed governed data from various sources into spreadsheets including Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel.

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AWS releases Wickr, its encrypted messaging service for enterprises

The release of the enterprise version of the encrypted messaging service, announced at AWS re:Invent, is designed to allow secure collaboration across messaging, voice, video and file sharing.

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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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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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