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Windows 10 tips & tricks Knowledge Pack

What you need to know about Windows 10, UWP and desktop apps

With the Creators Update, Microsoft is making it easier to wrap existing desktop apps in the new Universal Windows Platform format.

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How to deal with backdoors inserted or left by vendors

CSO looks at vendor backdoors, how they get into products, the challenges to finding these, mitigating the easily infected openings, and responding to this hardware, software, and IoT-based dilemma.

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Read Computerworld’s April digital magazine!

In this edition: The 2017 IT Salary Survey results are in! Our annual survey shows steady pay increases -- but with predictions for IT spending and hiring all over the map, salaries could be in for a wild ride.

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How to motivate the modern tech worker

When it comes to attracting and retaining IT talent, money talks -- but creative perks and company culture really help employers stand out.

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4 high-growth tech fields with top pay

Salaries are rising for most IT jobs, but four specialties in particular stand out. Fortunately, these areas represent an enormous breadth of opportunities for IT professionals looking to advance their careers and boost their...

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Hottest jobs, cities and industries for IT pay in 2017

Computerworld’s 2017 IT Salary Survey shows continued gains for IT pros. As always, though, some tech workers fare better than others, and being in certain roles, industries and metro regions can make a big difference in pay.

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Review: VMware vSphere gets much-needed facelift

vSphere 6.5 is easy to install, sports a new VM management console and takes a stab at Docker integration.

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How to fix five Windows 10 headaches

Microsoft's Windows 10 OS is a lot better than its predecessor, but it still has some annoying quirks. We help you solve them.

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Windows Server on ARM laptops is for Azure only

What makes the work of porting code to the ARM instruction set worthwhile is both the scale of cloud and the kind of services Microsoft runs in Azure. The economics works for cloud, not your data centers.

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Vendor health check: Salesforce

You can gauge the financial health of this tech vendor by downloading a free profile by independent analysts at Zacks Investment Research.

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How to get started as an IT consultant

Ready to strike out on your own? Here’s how three IT consultants landed their first clients.

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Face-off: HPE vs. NetApp for enterprise flash storage

Considering enterprise flash array storage? Download this free report for side-by-side comparisons of rival products from HPE and NetApp, based on reviews written by enterprise users of the products.

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Review: Microsoft Teams almost as bad as its beta

Despite the beta feedback, Microsoft cuts corners on user interface, functionality, and cross-platform support. When will it learn?

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Review: Slow Internet? Firebind can sniff out the problem

We found Firebind to be an effective tool for reaching into branch office networks to diagnose Internet-based performance problems. Firebind has a simple agent installation procedure and uses email-based alerting, so network managers...

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Digital innovation takes flight at SFO

A conversation with the CIO of San Francisco International Airport provides great advice about how to execute innovative ideas.

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How CIOs cope when mobile app development goes rogue

Business units often develop mobile apps on their own, turning to IT only when things go wrong. Better governance around business units and their mobile app demands can help alleviate the worst pain points.

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Zix wins 5-vendor email encryption shootout

In this review, we looked at five email encryption products, four of which employ encryption gateways and one that’s end-to-end.

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Augmented reality: Next-gen headsets show business promise

Augmented reality, which adds data to your environment, could be the next important business technology.

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Why email is safer in Office 365 than on your Exchange server

Beyond blocking spam and virus-laden messages, cloud services can determine whether links are safe to visit and whether you’re protecting the right information.

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How CRM buyers can negotiate the best deal

Avoid the risks of CRM software lock-in by choosing wisely the first time. Download this free IBISWorld procurement report that analyzes CRM vendors and pricing trends and learn how to get the best deal for your organization.

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