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Microsoft skills: What's hot and what's not?

SQL Server, Azure, SharePoint and .Net among the Microsoft skills in demand

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Google adds warning to unencrypted emails

Google announced Tuesday that it will warn users when they may want to be careful about revealing sensitive information over email with a pair of new security features.

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'Data wrangling' company Trifacta raises $35 million in new funding

Trifacta's $35 million in funding comes amidst a general sowing of tech investment. So why is this category bucking the trend?

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Windows 10 generates a ton of network traffic even with maximum privacy settings

A test of the most secure version of Windows 10 reportedly attempted to connect with a lot of outside services.

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How to use Windows 10 backup and recovery features

Sooner or later, you’re going to experience a hard drive failure, usually when you least expect it. Don’t panic – there’s a good chance Windows 10 will let you restore all those seemingly lost documents and files.

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Adding a child user account in Windows 10

It actually costs you 50 cents to set up a child user account in Windows 10! But there's a good reason why, and you'll find out how it all works in this video.

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Snowden leaks furor still spilling over into courts

Nearly three years after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden first leaked details about massive domestic spying, his revelations have prompted a broader discourse, especially among legal scholars, over the potentially invasive nature...

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On trend: ERP software gets modern data, mobile and social user interface

The user interface is one area where ERP software vendors are differentiating themselves, according to a Technology Evaluation Centers analyst. Buyers of ERP software should be looking for user interfaces that include data dashboards,...

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9 technologies that could cut demand for lawyers, lower legal fees

Attorneys at the recent LegalTech conference heard about new technologies that automate some of what they do and could reduce the need for large large law firms.

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Forget Trump and Clinton: IBM's Watson is running for president

If company CEOs can be replaced by computers, why not the president of the United States?

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Business leaders lack confidence in IoT technology

Businesses are slowly starting to adopt Internet of Things technology. However, a survey from IT staffing firm TEKsystems shows that while leaders understand the impact of the IoT, overall confidence in its adoption is low.

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Microsoft sees silver lining in clouded Windows

The company is in the midst of a great transition, and current indications are that it is going well.

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Big data's big role in humanitarian aid

Mission-based organizations, including those helping the recent wave of Syrian refugees, are using big data to improve their response efforts.

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Four mindblowing Ted Talks for techies

TED talks make that possible to do in a single sitting. Here are four talks that in just over an hour will provide you with a glimpse of what the world might look like in the next decade.

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I forgot my Windows 10 password!

Forgetting your Windows 10 password isn't the disaster it used to be. Windows lets you get back on track with a pretty easy reset process. Here's how it works.

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Setting up a local user account in Windows 10

You can set up a local user account on a Windows 10 PC so you don't have to bother with a Microsoft account. Here's how to do it.

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Bypassing the Windows 10 password with a PIN

There's an easier way to get into Windows: setting up a numerical PIN, just like you'd use with a bank ATM. Here's how to do it.

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Now that AI has mastered 'Go,' are all our jobs next?

One by one, artificial intelligence has overcome the obstacles set before it. Is this all part of an inevitable trend leading to humanity's obsolescence -- or, at least, unemployment?

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