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

    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 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

    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 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

    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 […]

  • Slack’s iPad app gets a desktop-like makeover

    Slack’s iPad app gets a desktop-like makeover

    Slack is updating its iPad app, with a refreshed layout which more closely resembles its desktop experience. The updates to the iPad app include a refreshed sidebar that keeps channels organized and easy to navigate. Sections are now collapsible, allowing users to hide groups of channels and focus on just the most relevant conversations, while […]

  • Slack hails Apple’s new iPad Air with collaboration boost

    Slack hails Apple’s new iPad Air with collaboration boost

    In what may be a small tribute to the recent introduction of the M1-powered iPad Air, Slack has introduced a major update to its iPad app with a better layout and more functionality. What’s new in Slack for iPad? Slack has improved the layout and added new features for the iPad version of the app. […]

  • Slack suspends access for Russia-based customers

    Slack suspends access for Russia-based customers

    Slack has suspended access to accounts for customers based in Russia, citing compliance with policies set out by its parent company, Salesforce. Several Russia-based customers have been locked out of their Slack accounts, Axios reported Tuesday, preventing them from downloading data from the popular collaboration app.   The data in suspended accounts is not deleted, and […]

  • Intel’s European expansion will solidify future chip supply chain

    Intel’s European expansion will solidify future chip supply chain

    Intel’s announcement of plans to open two leading-edge semiconductor fabrication sites near Magdeburg, Germany, is a signal that the chipmaking giant plans to focus on safeguarding its supply chain against future geopolitical shocks. The company said on Tuesday that it plans to break ground on the Magdeburg facilities in the first half of 2023, with […]

  • Four-day workweek’s popularity grew during the pandemic — survey

    Four-day workweek’s popularity grew during the pandemic — survey

    More businesses adopted a four-day week during the COVID-19 pandemic as the shift to remote working spurred a major rethinking of work practices, according to a poll of senior leaders at 500 UK businesses by the University of Reading’s Henley Business School. The survey, an update to research from 2019, showed that 21% of respondents […]