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Google urges Apple to embrace RCS as standard, ditch SMS for Android texts
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Mobile

Google urges Apple to embrace RCS as standard, ditch SMS for Android texts

#GetTheMessage seeks to create viral pressure on Apple, with Google shaming its competitor for clinging to standards from which the rest of the market…
10 Aug 2022
DoJ will soon sue Google over non-competitive digital ads
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Business

DoJ will soon sue Google over non-competitive digital ads

The news follows the EU’s antitrust probe into Google's app store rules
10 Aug 2022
Barclays strikes deal with Microsoft to migrate staff to Teams
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collaboration

Barclays strikes deal with Microsoft to migrate staff to Teams

Popular collaboration platform will be used by the bank’s 120k staff and service partners around the world
10 Aug 2022
Microsoft marks OneDrive's 15th anniversary with a design overhaul
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft marks OneDrive's 15th anniversary with a design overhaul

New UI and productivity features coming soon as Microsoft pivots OneDrive as a central hub for hybrid workers
10 Aug 2022
Going paperless in 90 days
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Whitepaper

Going paperless in 90 days

The three steps to quick and effective digitisation
8 Aug 2022
Malware operators abusing Windows shortcuts to bypass VBA macro block
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exploits

Malware operators abusing Windows shortcuts to bypass VBA macro block

The likes of Emotet and Qakbot, as well as Russia-linked state-sponsored hackers, have all pivoted to the new infection technique
5 Aug 2022
Podcast transcript: Why devs are collaboration experts
Podcast transcript: Why devs are collaboration experts
Development

Podcast transcript: Why devs are collaboration experts

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
5 Aug 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Why devs are collaboration experts
The IT Pro Podcast - Why devs are collaboration experts
Development

The IT Pro Podcast: Why devs are collaboration experts

When it comes to cooperation, businesses could learn a few things from their IT team
5 Aug 2022
Google’s Duo-Meet integration is a confusing way to ‘streamline’ a collaboration service
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video conferencing

Google’s Duo-Meet integration is a confusing way to ‘streamline’ a collaboration service

Business software providers are scrambling to outdo each other and offer everything to everyone, all at once
4 Aug 2022
Microsoft releases 5MB Outlook Lite app for Android
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft releases 5MB Outlook Lite app for Android

The streamlined version of mobile Outlook also works well on both 2G and 3G networks
3 Aug 2022
Norton and Avast merger 'provisionally' approved by UK regulator
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mergers and acquisitions

Norton and Avast merger 'provisionally' approved by UK regulator

Competition and Markets Authority investigation suggests new software giant would still face "significant" competition
3 Aug 2022
French app developers sue Apple over supra-competitive App Store fees
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Mobile

French app developers sue Apple over supra-competitive App Store fees

The class action suit accuses Apple of violating federal antitrust law and state laws in California
2 Aug 2022
Twitter API keys found leaked in over 3,200 apps, raising concerns for linked accounts
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Security

Twitter API keys found leaked in over 3,200 apps, raising concerns for linked accounts

Business and verified Twitter accounts linked to affected apps are at risk of takeover, use in malicious campaigns
2 Aug 2022
Gartner: RPA software market will continue to grow as business demand increases
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automation

Gartner: RPA software market will continue to grow as business demand increases

The robotic process automation market is still the fastest-growing in the software industry, consistently outperforming other areas in the field
1 Aug 2022
Google calls on staff to boost productivity with "simplicity sprints"
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agile development

Google calls on staff to boost productivity with "simplicity sprints"

Tech giant to open the floor to employees for suggestions to improve product development
1 Aug 2022
How to boot Windows 11 in Safe Mode
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Microsoft Windows

How to boot Windows 11 in Safe Mode

Unless you’re a complete Windows novice, you’ll have come across Safe Mode before - but what exactly is it, and how do you access it in Windows 11?
29 Jul 2022
VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?
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virtualisation

VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?

Choosing a virtualisation tool can be tricky, so we've weighed up two of the best, vSphere and Proxmox
29 Jul 2022
Australia’s biggest bank launches second software engineer training hub
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Careers & training

Australia’s biggest bank launches second software engineer training hub

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is aiming to create new opportunities for the state of Victoria’s digital economy
29 Jul 2022
TD SYNNEX unveils new Independent Software Vendor experience
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software as a service (SaaS)

TD SYNNEX unveils new Independent Software Vendor experience

New framework aims to provide ISVs with enablement at every stage of the ISV lifecycle, distributor says
29 Jul 2022
How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD
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operating systems

How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD

The move to a solid-state drive will transform your Windows experience
28 Jul 2022
Google rolls out minor UI and search refresh for major productivity boost
New look Gmail UI with new Chat, Spaces and Meet icons
collaboration

Google rolls out minor UI and search refresh for major productivity boost

New look Gmail tidies up Chat, Spaces and Meet apps as pop-out sidebar icons
28 Jul 2022
Why digital transformation is essential for business growth
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Business strategy

Why digital transformation is essential for business growth

Whatever a company’s vision for the future, it must include digital transformation in order to grow
27 Jul 2022
Kaseya to build R&D centre in Dundalk and create 250 jobs over next three years
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Careers & training

Kaseya to build R&D centre in Dundalk and create 250 jobs over next three years

Software provider aims to further invest in Ireland and capitalise on the university talent within the region
26 Jul 2022