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Trello connects to HipChat, BitBucket, Jira and Confluence

Trello is getting hooked into the entire Atlassian ecosystem with a series of integrations unveiled Wednesday. The new “power-ups” for the project management software connect it with BitBucket, Jira, HipChat and Confluence, to help...

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5 ways to speed up Chrome: Tips for power users and newbies

Google's Chrome browser is plenty fast, but by turning a few more dials you can make the browsing experience even zippier.

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How to fix five Windows 10 headaches

Microsoft's Windows 10 OS is a lot better than its predecessor, but it still has some annoying quirks. We help you solve them.

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Surface Studio First Look: Features and specs

You know Microsoft's Surface Studio is different as soon as you see the gorgeous display and try the innovative touch experience. Here's what it was like for us.

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Microsoft completes Windows 10 customized for China's government

Microsoft has finished a version of Windows 10 for China's government and state-owned businesses, and is ready to begin selling the software.

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8 tech support best practices

Technical support professionals and executives share their tips on how to provide topnotch support that helps both customers and the bottom line.

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CBRS workshop to focus on burgeoning shared spectrum ecosystem

The Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) gold rush is on, and the Wireless Innovation Forum is hosting a workshop in Las Vegas next week for those interested in becoming part of this new shared spectrum ecosystem.

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Pwn2Own hacking contest ends with two virtual machine escapes

Two teams of researchers managed to win the biggest bounties at this year's Pwn2Own hacking contest by escaping from the VMware Workstation virtual machine and executing code on the host operating system.

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Digital transformation progress. Or not…

Digital transformation is a theme that we hear often. But a recent PointSource study shows existing systems make it difficult for enterprises to innovate.

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Machine learning proves its worth to business

AI on the verge: Early adopters reap business benefits, as machine learning nears the mainstream

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How to use data analytics to improve project outcomes

Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics is expected to grow to more than $187 billion by 2019 and the project management industry is projected to hit $5.81 trillion by 2020. Here is how some organizations are leveraging...

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5 tips to help you find the right hybrid tablet

There's a hybrid device for everyone, but to find the model that is right for you, consider these five things before you buy.

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Coders and librarians team up to save scientific data

A group of students, computer programmers and other volunteers gathered on a snowy night at a former mill in Dover, N.H., to participate in a nationwide data rescue effort to archive scientific data that could be lost.

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Data the key ingredient for restaurant chain success

ArrowStream’s OnDemand software gives CraftWorks Restaurants and Breweries a full view of its supply chain data, helping it reduce food costs.

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Why great chief data officers are hard to find

CEOs and boards are seeking chief data officers who are capable of using data analytics to transform their businesses, says Heidrick & Struggles, which has identified eight CDO archetypes to help companies find these purple squirrels....

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DARPA wants to cultivate the ultimate transistor of the future

Researchers with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will this month present a program that looks to develop a new generation of radiofrequency (RF) and millimeter-wave transistors to address the power and range requirements...

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Slack channel names can be written in more languages

Slack’s international customers are now able to set channel names in their native tongue, thanks to an update the group chat service rolled out Thursday.

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Windows 10 'servicing stack' update cripples some PCs

Some users are reporting that one of this week's Windows 10 updates crippled their PCs.

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