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How schools can better protect themselves against cyberattacks

Reported cyberattacks against K-12 schools in the US have hit 301 so far in 2019 compared to 124 in 2018 and 218 in 2017, according to a new report from security provider Barracuda Networks. When we think of cyberattacks, we tend to think of them affecting companies and businesses. But other types of organizations are […]

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US maintains edge over China in industrial artificial intelligence solutions

High labor costs and a quicker time-to-market prompts US manufacturers to be more aggressive with AI adoption. US-based industrial manufacturers are slightly ahead of their Chinese counterparts in integrating artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities into their operations, even though both countries have a near-equal number of installed bases of AI-enabled devices, according to global tech market […]

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How to add a drop-down list to an Excel cell

Drop-down lists can greatly facilitate data entry. Here’s a look at how to use Excel’s data validation feature to create handy lists within your worksheets. In web forms, surveys, and polls, it can be very useful to limit the choices for a selection with a simple drop-down list. This is also possible in an Excel […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro: US availability announced of rugged tablet aimed at B2B customers

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab Active Pro is a 10-inch, DeX-enabled rugged tablet designed for frontline workers and is a key part of the company’s B2B plans. Samsung On day 2 of the Samsung Developer Conference 2019 (SDC19), the company announced that their Galaxy Tab Active Pro rugged tablet would be available in the US. The Tab […]

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Find out the 26 remote jobs with salaries of $100K or more

A FlexJobs’ report finds remote jobs increased 91% in the last decade. Here’s a list of the top jobs and which fields they’re in. If a business supports its workers remotely, it seems a perfectly feasible general perception is that those remote jobs won’t pay in the six figures. But that’s actually not the case, […]

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How to add a caption track to a video in Google Drive

Jack Wallen shows you how easy it is to add caption tracks to videos saved in Google Drive. Image: Google Did you know that your Google cloud drive makes it possible for you to add caption tracks for videos? This makes it easy for you to add text to a video when sound might not […]

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How to manage ZFS pools in Ubuntu 19.10

Jack Wallen walks you through the basics of managing ZFS storage pools. Image: Canonical If you read my piece, How to use ZFS in Ubuntu 19.10, you know that ZFS support is now an option. You also read how to create, roll back, and delete snapshots. However, there’s more you can do with ZFS. One […]

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How to avoid malware on Android in one easy step

Jack Wallen offers up his best advice for avoiding malware on Android. Image: Jack Wallen More about cybersecurity We’re back to the topic that bears repeating every month or so: Android and malware. They seem to be like chocolate and peanut butter these days. But why? Is it the developer’s fault? Is the onus on […]

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The worldwide cloud market grew 37% in Q3, reached $27.5B

Amazon Web Services (AWS) remains dominant in the cloud market, growing by 33%, Canalys found. Must-Read Cloud The worldwide cloud infrastructure services market grew by 37% in Q3 2019, totaling $27.5 billion, Canalys found. Amazon Web Services (AWS) persists as a dominant figure in the market, with growth of $2.3 billion, equal to the year-over-year […]

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Linus Torvalds: “Git proved I could be more than a one-hit wonder.”

Commentary: The world rightly lauds Linus Torvalds for Linux, but Git will arguably have a bigger impact. Linus Torvalds (l) and Dirk Hohndel (r) at the Open Source Summit Europe  Image: Matt Asay Recently some neighbor kids asked me what I do for a living. “I read and write emails,” I told them. They weren’t […]