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Supply chain disruption, Apple, and the importance of ops

Supply chain management is critical and can make the difference between a company facing profit or loss — and consumers facing empty shelves.

Get ready for the ‘Great Shutdown’

Thanks to Omicron, many businesses may have no choice but to close down soon. But you can be prepared.

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24 advanced tips for Android 12

Make the most of Google's Android 12 software with these expert-approved steps and adjustments.

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UK government ignites debate over privacy vs. safety

The UK plans a multi-million dollar campaign against end-to-end encryption as used in iMessage, WhatsApp, and other messaging platforms.

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20 years after Gates’ call for trustworthy computing, we’re still not there

Then-Microsoft CEO Bill Gates spelled out what his company needed to do to build in better security two decades ago. And yet….

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How to handle Windows 10 and 11 updates

You can significantly delay some Windows updates, temporarily pause others, control what time of day they’re installed, uninstall problematic updates, and more. Here’s how.

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Patch Tuesday gets off to a busy start for January

For the first Patch Tuesday of 2022, Microsoft offered up fixes for 97 security issues, with six of them rated as critical.

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Windows 11 Insider Previews: What’s in the latest build?

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 11 as they roll out to Windows Insiders. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 22000.466 for the Beta and Release Preview Channels, released on Jan. 14, 2021.

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8+ useful iPhone tips for better productivity

Here is a handful of iPhone tips to take a little more friction out of your day.

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Microsoft turns its focus toward frontline workers with Teams tweaks

With the pandemic accelerating digital transformation for information workers, it’s now time for those on the frontline to reap some of the benefits. Microsoft unveiled updates to its Teams and Viva platforms with that in mind.

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The cold, bitter truth about the Android-iOS messaging mess

Google's getting all worked over the way Apple handles messages from Android users, but the reality of the situation isn't quite as black and white as it seems.

The future of work is here

The COVID-19 pandemic washed away the old ways of working in a deluge of change. As the waters recede, professionals find themselves questioning everything about where we go from here.

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Cellular networks revolt against Apple privacy moves

Every time Apple tries to bolster user privacy into the digital world — whether it's Do Not Track or iCloud Private Relay — it gets pushback.

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Microsoft touts first PCs to ship natively with secure Pluton chip

Along with thwarting malware, the Pluton chip handles BitLocker, Windows Hello, and System Guard and might help prevent physical insider attacks. The technology is also being used in Azure Sphere in the cloud.

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5 new Chrome OS features you should find right now

Got a Chromebook? These advanced, mostly out-of-sight options will grant your computer new powers and change the way you work (for real!).

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Windows 11: A guide to the updates

Here’s what you need to know about the latest updates to Windows 11 as they’re released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5009566, released on Jan. 11, 2022.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5009543, released on Jan. 11, 2022.

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Triumph in adversity: Apple’s payment system opportunity

Will Apple be forced to turn App Store payments into its own third-party service?

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