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What’s an office good for, anyway?

The transition to hybrid work raises a lot of questions about physical office space, such as, “What's an office actually good for in a hybrid work context?”

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Talent war to push CIOs toward consultancies, managed services in '22

As organizations struggle to find IT talent to fill their needs, CIOs will find they have little choice but to outsource work, according to a new IT spending forecast. But they may be able to move past short-term goals and focus on...

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Noteworthy tech acquisitions 2022

Global tech deals continued at a quickened pace in 2021 despite the economic drag of the pandemic, nearing $3 trillion in value before the final quarter was even calculated. Can 2022 match that for blockbuster activity?

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Microsoft to buy video game maker Activision Blizzard for $68.7B

Microsoft is acquiring Activision, the maker of "Call of Duty," "World of Warcraft," and "Candy Crush" for a record amount, putting the world's biggest software maker at the forefront of gaming — and possibly the virtual reality...

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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.

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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Noteworthy technology acquisitions 2021

Global tech merger-and-acquisition deals totaled $634.1 billion in 2020, an increase of 91.8% year-on-year. Can 2021 match that for blockbuster activity?

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3 big workplace changes to expect in ‘22

If 2021 was all about the Great Resignation, 2022 is likely to be about keeping employees happy and engaged as companies sort out what a hybrid workplace looks like.

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Why are your IT people so miserable? Log4j2itis

The biggest security problem of your life is happening right under your nose. Even if you don't know about it, your IT admins do.

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You can safely ignore Web3

Today, Web3 is just a glint in the eye of some investors and cryptocurrency enthusiasts. It won’t happen soon — or ever.

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14 tech luminaries we lost in 2021

We honor the IT pioneers who created the tech we use every day.

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Biggest tech IPOs of 2021

After a big year for tech firms in 2020, will the lasting effects of the pandemic continue to affect the tech stock boom in 2021?

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Technology is to blame for the ‘Great Resignation’

Workers are quitting in droves. That’s the bad news. The good news is that technology can fix what technology broke.

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Remote work and the collapse of the social network (no, not that one)

There’s a missing link in today’s workplace that’s harming productivity and undermining loyalty to employers: the social connections we used to make in the office.

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Apple gives in on right-to-repair

In a first, the company said it will open up an online site next year where Apple hardware owners can order genuine Apple parts to repair iPhones and other devices.

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Apple’s message for everyone: Keep up

With the arrival of new Macbook Pros running the latest Apple Silicon, Apple has a message for chipmakers, developers and IT admins. It's a company on the move in more ways than one.

Thinking of upgrading your company’s tech gear? Now’s not the time.

Thanks to supply chain problems, getting new PCs, smartphones, routers, hubs, or what-have-you is harder and more expensive than ever. For now, stick with what you’ve got or consider used equipment.

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Apple gets the supply-chain sniffles, still manages an $83.4B quarter

Apple sees strong demand during a supply chain crisis — it’s a problem, but a good one to have.

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