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How wireless power and wireless charging works

How will your phone, your lights, and even your electric car someday be powered without a wire? Here’s a primer on how wireless power works.

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Stakes rise in the 25-year-old H-1B battle

The H-1B visa turns 25 this year, and while it has seen many ups and downs during that quarter-century, what hasn't changed is the fury IT workers feel after being displaced by people who hold H-1Bs. Two recent cases illustrate the...

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Best business-class tablets for the front office and factory floor

We review Lenovo ThinkPad, Gammatech Durabook, Arbor Gladius, Adlink IMT and E FUN Nextbook.

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How to connect to enterprise Wi-Fi security on Android devices

Connecting to wireless networks using the enterprise or 802.1X mode of Wi-Fi security is a bit different compared to using the personal or pre-shared key (PSK) mode. Here's what you need to know.

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7 warning signs an employee has gone rogue

Trust and IT go hand in hand. Here are the red flags to watch for before you get burned.

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Ultimate guide to Linux desktop environments

A compilation of one Linux expert's adventures with 10 desktop environments.

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6 blunders to avoid when dealing with end users

How IT pros can avoid blunders when interacting with end users.

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CIOs report that spending is on the rise

IT leaders expect to see bigger technology budgets in the coming year, according to CIO’s most recent Tech Poll. However, while spending in key areas is up, CIOs aren't buying into all the buzz-worthy trends.

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How enterprises can use artificial intelligence

Enterprise IT shops are finding that artificial intelligence isn't just for robotics anymore. Science fiction may portray A.I. technologies as the brains running robots trying to take over the human race, but the technology today is...

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5 Chromebook tips and tricks to fine-tune your productivity

While Chrome OS started life as a simple, stripped-down browser and little else, Google's operating system now has tons of tools, tweaks, and customizations that let you tailor your Chromebook to your specific workflow needs.

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Desktop virtualization review: VMware Workstation vs. Oracle VirtualBox

VMware Workstation 11 has the edge in performance and polish, while VirtualBox 2.3.20 leads in platform support and price

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6 emerging enterprise technologies to watch

The latest batch includes quantum computing, gamification, reactive programming, augmented reality, transient electronics and Named Data Networking.

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GitHub for the rest of us

Git made it possible for programmers to coordinate distributed work across teams -- now GitHub makes it possible for everyone else

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You’ve been hacked. Now what?

6 key things to do after a security breach.

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New weapons offer hope against advanced cyber-attacks

Traffic monitoring tools from Damballa, Lanscope, LightCyber can detect hidden malware.

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HP Moonshot review: Cartridge-based, hyperscale computing system is flexible, manageable, amazing

Moonshot brings significant server power and high efficiency to a variety of workloads.

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10 tips for mastering Microsoft cloud SLAs

A customer case study proves why its important to carefully understand cloud SLAs.

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Marketing technology is big (really big) business

Spending on marketing technology is on the rise – to the tune of $120 billion over the next decade, according to a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

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