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IT workers grow restless, and younger ones want respect —Gartner

Fewer than a third of IT employees have solid plans to remain at their current organization, and what they value in a new job varies depending on their age, according to a new survey.

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The M1 Ultra: Apple’s big leap forward in chip design

Apple's silicon interposer tech, UltraFusion, has stolen a march on the chip industry. Here's what we know so far.

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Tech giants move to reopen offices, but differ on hybrid-work plans

Apple, Google, and Twitter are taking different paths to flexible work policies as they move to reopen their offices; Microsoft started its reopening Feb. 28.

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Women, minorities less inclined to return to office, face 'proximity bias'

Minorities and women are less enthused about a return to the office full time because of caretaker responsibilities, concerns about safety and security, and feelings of inclusion, a recent survey found.

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The glorious return of the scrappy Android underdogs

The Android hardware startups are back — and you'd better believe it's worth your while to notice.

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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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Coda and Notion turn up the heat on Microsoft Office

The two hyped productivity software startups recently unveiled updates to their respective apps that are increasingly seen as a viable alternative to established Office software.

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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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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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Could poor at-home internet dampen the remote work revolution?

As more people work from home, many are facing internet connectivity and accessibility issues, according to Cisco’s Broadband Index.

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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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The rise of 'bleisure' trips: How post-pandemic business travel will change

Business travel revenue is expected to return to normal by the end of 2024. But how workers participate in face-to-face meetings, how long they stay, and what new amenities they'll get will be very different.

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Is Apple’s Qualcomm relationship already on the rocks?

Reports suggest Apple's work to build its own 5G modem may be reaching an endpoint — so what comes next for its detente with Qualcomm?

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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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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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Google updates Workspace’s ‘smart canvas,’ shutters Currents

AI-generated Doc summaries and Google Maps “smart chips” are coming to the Workspace productivity suite, while the Currents enterprise social network will be replaced by Spaces in 2023.

Why Apple spent billions to get to 5G — services

The combination of fast mobile broadband and powerful hardware underpins a services opportunity we’ve not really begun to scratch.

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Asana launches Asana Flow to power intelligent work prioritization

The work management platform has added integrations to Workflow Builder and Template Library for better cross-team coordination.

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