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Google’s ad changes, and why you care

I debated this story for the show, and decided to go with it.  Google announced this week that it will not be working on building…

Microsoft’s roundup from Ignite

Let’s round up the Microsoft announcements, as they held their Ignite event this week.   Microsoft announced Intelligent Speakers, which is hardware with automatic speaker identification,…

Two perspectives on Zoom as a platform

While I’m harping on this space, Zoom reported massive earnings in their earnings call.  That’s not the focus, however.  Instead, Business Insider is focused on…

IT pros stress levels measured

Today, let’s start off with stress.     It’s tough out there being in technology.      Liberally quoting CIO Dive: Eight in 10 technologists say their job became…

Unions and privacy laws have updates

Let’s call this the followup section, as these are updates to stories I covered before. The Medium Workers Union is pausing their organizing efforts.  They…

A new ransomware variant to know about

Another week, another “dangerous new ransomware.”  Ready for the next evolution?      A new version of Ryuk ransomware is capable of worm-like actions.  It can spread…

TechAisle says hybrid cloud will explode

TechAisle thinks that hybrid cloud adoption will explode.  Why?   Rapid adoption already, and with automation round the corner, it will offer more insight for SMB…

The French lead on right to repair

A Right to repair update – the French law is now in effect requiring repairability scores, and Apple has done it.     The iPhone 12 scores…