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Slack trials private shared channels, adds admin controls

Slack aims to reduce reliance on email for both internal and external communications as it pushes further into workplace collaboration.

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Get 25% Off H&R Block's Federal & State Tax Software, Plus a 5% Amazon Bonus

H&R Block's software will guide you through your unique tax situation to make sure everything is accounted for. This version handles both Federal and State returns and is currently discounted 25% with a potential 5% Amazon cash bonus....

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Word 2016 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word 2016 for Windows? Get to know the key features.

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Why you’ll fire Siri and do the job yourself

In the world of A.I., the best virtual assistant might turn out to be your virtual self.

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8 Chrome extensions that supercharge Google Drive

Google Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides can be powerful business tools. These extensions for the Chrome browser help you work smarter with Google Drive and its companion apps so you can get more done.

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34% off TurboTax Deluxe 2017 Tax Software, Federal & State - Deal Alert

No Tax Knowledge Needed. TurboTax will ask you easy questions to get to know you and fill in all the right tax forms for you. And TurboTax is tailored to your unique situation -- it will search for the deductions and credits you...

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How 3 innovative products approach network security

The network security category is constantly evolving with the emergence of new threats and attack techniques. Here's how 3 network security products tackle the problem.

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The rise of virtual assistants in the office

Between Apple's Siri, Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa, the workplace is getting rather chatty. Expect that trend to continue in 2018, but don't count on voice-activated assistants to tackle just any task.

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Collaboration trends 2018: Expect Microsoft Teams to gain ground, enterprises to embrace group chat

‘Collaboration is hot. It will stay hot,’ says one analyst. Look for more, and larger, deployments in the year ahead.

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CRM vs. marketing automation: What's the difference and which do you need?

Both CRM and marketing automation systems handle leads, contacts and companies, but where does one start and the other stop? Behold this guide for the bewildered.

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The best free software for your PC

These are the best free programs that any PC needs: solid security tools, productivity software, and more.

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Security platform or best of breed? There’s only one answer

How limited resources and the software as a service (SaaS) sales culture force security professionals into a best of breed strategy for infrastructure.

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Better charts. Smarter lookups. Your Excel spreadsheets made better.

You'll be able to easily sort your chart troubles, tame the lookup error monster and slick up your forms with these 10 Excel tips.

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Windscribe Pro review: It's all about the extras

Windscribe VPN's speeds aren't incredible, but it has all the basics you need and a few nice additional features too.

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Salesforce Lightning vs Classic: What you need to know now

Salesforce Classic isn't going away anytime soon, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't be planning your move to the new Lightning UI. Here’s a transition guide for the bewildered.

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Top 10 stories of 2017: Cyberspies, autonomous machines and a cool phone

Events in the tech industry this year played out against a backdrop of security concerns as home users and corporations alike scrambled to protect themselves against malware, while cyberespionage stirred up a geopolitical storm....

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Smartsheet: A spreadsheet-based tool for simpler project management

Competing against widely used task management tools like Asana and Trello, Smartsheet has grown quickly since its 2010 relaunch. Here’s how the cloud-based app works and why it's gaining traction.

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Microsoft sets a cutoff date for free Office app viewers

Excel Viewer, PowerPoint Viewer, PowerPoint 2007 Viewer and the Office Compatibility Pack are now slated for retirement in April.

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What is vulnerability management? Processes and software for prioritizing threats

Organizations handle vulnerability management in various ways, from training and best-practice implementations to filtering out all but the most dangerous threats. Here's a look at some of today's more innovative solutions.

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Time for a makeover: ‘Notifications 2.0’

We’re in danger of being notified to distraction, especially now that the internet of things is getting in on the act. Here are some ways things could be dialed back.

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