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US, EU reach preliminary data privacy agreement

US President Biden and EU President von der Leyen say deal underscores shared values over data privacy and security surrounding transatlantic information sharing.

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How cryptocurrency is being used to funnel money to Ukraine

Bitcoin, Ethereum and other crypto currencies are being used to funnel money to Ukrainian causes as they are faster, cheaper and, in some ways, more secure than sending cash. So far, more than $63 million has been sent.

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Biden issues executive order on crypto regulation, stablecoin proposal

The new executive order represents a large-scale US policy shift on cryptocurrency and digital goods, centralizing and updating regulations for those markets.

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Russia is likely using cryptocurrency to thwart sanctions

US and European nations have called on cryptocurrency exchanges to block the Russian government, oligarchs, and others from using their systems to move money across borders. But it's a difficult task, at best, given that decentralized...

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After the SWIFT ban, can Russia find other routes for its money — including crypto?

Russia is exploring a myriad of ways to reroute its currency after the US and European nations imposed financial sanctions on the country for invading Ukraine; the sanctions include a ban from the SWIFT financial messaging network.

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Why SWIFT is the nuclear option of Russian financial sanctions

Cutting Russia off from the world's largest financial messaging network is perhaps the strongest sanction yet in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. But it could also have massive implications worldwide, impacting the EU and...

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New VA CIO focuses on digital transformation, EHR changeout

Kurt DelBene, a former Microsoft executive who's now the CIO of the US Department of Veterans Affairs, wants to focus on transforming the agency into a digital friendly organization that uses modern technologies such as telehealth...

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Will World War III begin in cyberspace?

It's not the 100,000 Russian troops on Ukraine's borders that worries me as much as cyberattacks that can easily get out of hand.

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US gov’t plans for remote workers could spur private-sector push, too

The Biden administration appears poised to encourage remote work for 2 million US government workers as the COVID-19 pandemic eases and businesses look to fully re-open. The move could spur companies to follow suit.

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Jamf move improves enterprise security and compliance for macOS

Jamf has acquired a security and compliance tool that should make it easier for more enterprises to move to Macs.

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How Webex Legislate could boost government productivity, herald online voting

A big effort by Cisco to bring technology into government could help wary decision-makers get more comfortable with what tech can do.

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Is Windows the greatest cyberthreat to the 2020 US election?

With Election Day coming up fast, there’s evidence that Windows-based attacks could be imminent — or may have already started. Seeds of chaos being sown already?

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Why Windows is Microsoft’s shield against a federal onslaught

With Congress up in arms about how Big Tech is dominating so much of the digital world, Microsoft has managed to avoid the fray.

Top smart cities in Europe

Our overview of the top smart cities in Europe, including London, Dublin, Barcelona and Amsterdam.

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Defense Dept. rolls out Microsoft Teams to millions of remote workers

The temporary deployment of Teams and other Office 365 tools is part of a wider effort by the sprawling agency to support staffers as remote work surges during the current pandemic.

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Excel 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most popular commands on the Ribbon in Excel 2016 and 2019 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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PowerPoint 2016 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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Best Places to Work in IT archives, 1994 to 2018

See 25 years of Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT lists in an easy-to-sort spreadsheet.

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