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It’s time to imagine the new workplace

People are ready to go back to the office, but is the office ready for them? Experts weigh in on how they believe a global health crisis will transform how we work.


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Think the video call mute button keeps you safe? Think again

Have you recently been on a video call, muted and then said something nasty about a client — or maybe even the boss? Were you confident the mute button was protecting your secret? You shouldn't have been.

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In the new workplace, all we want is a chance to Flow and grow

Flow Club is an unusually effective attempt at online virtual co-working that aims to power productivity for remote workforces.

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Salesforce gives developers tools to integrate with Slack apps

At its TrailblazerDX developer conference, Salesforce unveiled the Salesforce Platform for Slack. It includes an Apex SDK for app-building and connections to the company's Flow low-code platform to enable simple automations in Slack.

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The hybrid workplace needs to work for everybody

After talking to Kristi Woolsey, a BCG Smart Environments Group consultant, I get the sense that many companies may be missing the boat when it comes to settling on hybrid workplace plans.

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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on new features, bug fixes, and security updates for Office 365/Microsoft 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 2204 (Build 15128.20178), released on April 26, 2022.

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Enterprise tech? Don’t forget to make it human

“When people think about productivity, they can forget the human part of the equation," Boomerang co-founder and CEO Aye Moah said in an interview.

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3 invisible reasons to get excited about Android 13

Android 13's first beta release may seem subtle, but don't be fooled: This latest update has oodles of interesting elements — if you know where to look.

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Elon Musk buys Twitter: What’s ahead for business users?

New billionaire owner for Twitter could mean big changes, but much is still unclear for business users.

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Execs to workers: Back to the office for thee, but not for me

Top brass are less likely to commute in every day, according to a survey by Slack, which claims workers are seeing more stress as a result of being required to go back into the office.

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Presentation platform Pitch adds asynchronous video

Users of Pitch’s presentation software can now record and insert short videos directly into their presentations.

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WhatsApp Communities unites multiple teams chats in one place

Communities has potential to further boost WhatsApp’s use in workplace communications at small businesses.

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Zoom unveils its redesigned whiteboard

Six months after announcing plans to overhaul its whiteboarding tool, Zoom Whiteboard is available to customers.

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Top 6 e-signature software tools

Electronic signature apps help businesses digitize processes that require signatures, such as contracts and legal documents. Integrating these tools into other business processes is the next step for enterprises. Here are the key...

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Microsoft to kill Patch Tuesday for some enterprise users

The company plans to launch its Windows Autopatch service for enterprise users with Windows 10 or Windows 11 Enterprise E3 licenses; it will continuously deploy patches, eliminating the need for admins to manually deploy them.

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April's Patch Tuesday: a lot of large, diverse and urgent updates

This month's Patch Tuesday release was a big one, and includes fixes for Microsoft browsers and two zero-day vulnerabilities for Windows. Time to get busy updating!

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Zoom Events gets a virtual green room

The popular videoconferencing platform is adding a green room for virtual events as part of a raft of new features aimed at enterprise marketing and sales teams.

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Google to invest $9.5B in US offices and data centers this year

Google plans to boost its real estate spending as offices reopen and the company's hybrid work strategy begins to roll out.

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Duckduckgo launches privacy browser beta for macOS

The company said its browser will act like any other in its simplicity, but won't collect information about users and will not install cookies or tracking codes on devices. It can also block “hidden trackers” before they load.

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