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How Windows 10 data collection trades privacy for security

Here's what data each telemetry level collects and the price you pay to send the least telemetry to Microsoft

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Computerworld's holiday gift guide 2016: Stocking stuffers for $35 or less

Part 3 of our annual roundup of holiday gift ideas features an array of cool gadgets that won’t break the bank but will put a smile on your loved ones’ faces.

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CIO battles nuclear industry regulation in digital shift

Newport News Shipbuilding CIO Bharat Amin is challenging regulations as he drives a transformation geared to digitize IT systems and processes.

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Why ecommerce hasn't taken off on social media

Social media has so far failed to live up to its promise as an online one-stop-shop for consumers and retailers. The biggest platforms haven't given up, but some critics say it may be too late.

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5 ways data classification can prevent an education data breach

Spirion CEO Jo Webber offers examples of how the education vertical can leverage data classification to reduce the risk of data theft and costly compliance violations.

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First look: Android on Chrome OS is a poor fit

Even for a beta, the merger of Google's two operating systems is a disappointment that begs the question: Why bother?

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20 years ago: Hot sci/tech images from 1996

As we wind down 2016, we thought it would be fascinating to take a look at what some of the hot topics were 20 years ago. What we found are monkeys in space; a heaping helping of interesting computer news from the old Comdex trade...

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SIEMs-as-a-service addresses needs of small, midsize enterprises

Traditional security information and event management systems are expensive, require dedicated security staff, and are difficult to set up and manage -- but managed security service providers are stepping in to make SIEMs practical...

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5 apps to gamify your personal and work lives

Being productive can be a challenge some days, but these five apps are designed to turn your to-do lists, habits and chores into a role-playing game.

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2017 security predictions

If you thought 2016 was bad, fasten your seat belts -- next year is going to be even worse.

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8 tech startup trends to watch in 2017

Artificial intelligence startups will be big next year, along with startups in cybersecurity, chatbots, VR and legalized recreational marijuana, according to experts.

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Best Android phones: What should you buy?

Picking an Android phone can be difficult, but we're here to help. These are the top Android phones you should consider bringing home.

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Who's on your IT security dream team?

There are a number of important roles to fill, and I'm not just talking about job titles: I mean attitudes, and abilities that verge on superpowers. IT security is a team sport, so who do you want on your team?

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Best home security camera: Our favorite tools for keeping an eye on the home front

A boom in wireless security cameras is inspiring a movement in DIY home surveillance. Follow our buying guide and read our reviews to find the best option for you.

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Tech Forecast 2017: Hiring, budgets, disruptive tech and more

Senior tech execs are optimistic heading into 2017, but with budgets and head count flat, should IT workers be worried?

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7 must-have gifts for iPhone lovers and Apple fans

Here are the very best accessories that will thrill anyone who loves their iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.

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Top 10 most popular companies for job seekers

Job search site Indeed.com analyzed click-through rate for its IT job listings to determine the most popular companies among IT job seekers.

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4 ways tech will shape workforce management in 2017

What lies ahead for workforce management next year? Here's what experts in their field are saying.

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