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  • Apple supplier Foxconn halts production amid COVID-19 outbreak in China

    Some of the world’s largest tech manufacturers have temporarily shuttered operations in China amid government lock downs in multiple provinces and cities meant to stem the spread of a COVID-19 outbreak. As part of its zero-tolerance goal to suppress COVID-19’s spread, the Chinese government ordered lockdowns in several places, including Shanghai and Shenzhen, a major […]

  • Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds

    Microsoft never sleeps. In addition to its steady releases of major and minor updates to the current version of Windows 10, the company frequently rolls out public preview builds to members of its Windows Insider Program, allowing them to test out — and even help shape — upcoming features. Microsoft numbers Windows 10 releases using […]

  • 5 ways to save business bucks on the cloud

    I’m on the cloud. You’re on the cloud. We’re all on the cloud. According to Flexera’s State of the Cloud 2022 survey, almost two-thirds of all SMB workloads are now on the cloud. But, as we move more and more of our IT — lock, stock, and two smoking servers — to the cloud, you […]

  • How to preview and deploy Windows 10 and 11 updates

    Once upon a time, making a choice about how you updated Windows was easy: Let Microsoft decide. The company had a release cycle, and you went along for the ride. Those days seem so quaint now. Today there are multiple “channels” to choose from, with complicated nomenclature. Should you opt for the Windows Insider Dev […]

  • Q&A: AstraZeneca CIO Cindy Hoots on COVID-19, collaboration — and change

    Over the past two years, Swedish-English pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has been at the heart of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, developing a vaccine and supplying more than 2.5 billion doses to people in 170 countries. Like most organizations, it was forced to shift rapidly to a remote-work model for many of its 70,000 employees […]

  • Arm to cut up to 15% of jobs following failed takeover by Nvidia

    British chip designer Arm is cutting up to 15% of its workforce, just a month after a $40 billion takeover from chipmaker Nvidia collapsed. Arm CEO Rene Haas, who only took the role in February this year, told staff on Monday that between 12% to 15% of staff will be made redundant as a result […]

  • Apple’s Universal Control delivers big productivity benefits

    Apple’s Universal Control makes it possible to use the same keyboard and mouse to control up to three Macs and iPads (one of which must be a Mac) when you’re at your desk. I think the new feature delivers serious improvements when you need to get work done. Universal Control is now available Announced at […]

  • How cryptocurrency is being used to funnel money to Ukraine

    Often maligned as a tool for illicit activities, Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies have become something of a lifeline to Ukrainians as donors have been using the digital tokens to fund various war-related causes. More than 120,000 cryptoasset donations totaling about $63.8 million have been funneled to Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion, […]

  • Microsoft’s Work Trend Index highlights a growing disconnect over hybrid work

    Microsoft’s second annual Work Trend Index report has highlighted a growing disconnect between employer and employee attitudes to hybrid work, according to a survey of 31,000 people in 31 countries and analysis of user data from Microsoft 365 and LinkedIn. Microsoft found that 50% of leaders say their companies are planning a return to full time […]

  • The Bedrock of Women’s Success in Challenging Work Environments

    Effective leaders sometimes convey a sense of effortlessness, even in challenging industries, where they are responsible for the safety of their teams under what are often extreme and unpredictable conditions. Such a high degree of composure comes from a combination of ability, experience and confidence. Behind it is inevitably a story that is anything but […]