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How to transfer Microsoft Word macros to another computer

There’s no need to recreate your Microsoft Word macros when you move to a new computer. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto You use Microsoft Word and have saved a healthy collection of macros to ease your work–now you’re migrating to a different PC and want to take those macros with you. No problem: You can import your […]

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Hacker laws you love, and some you need to know

Commentary: Sure, you’ve heard of Brooks’ Law, but what about Hofstadter’s? Check out this list of hacker laws. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto Most in the software world will have heard of Brooks’ Law. You know, the idea that throwing bodies at an already late project will simply make it later. This “law” was first articulated in […]

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Windows 10: Containers are the future, and here’s what you need to know

With two use cases for its containers, and five different container models, it would seem that Microsoft’s container strategy is ripe for confusion. But that’s not the case. Microsoft offers many different container models on Windows. If you’re running Windows 10 you’re running several without even realising it: wrapping and isolating all your UWP apps; […]

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How to use 3 PowerPoint animations to wow your audience

Make your Microsoft PowerPoint presentation more exciting by using these animations. Image: Prostock-Studio, Getty Images/iStockphoto More about Windows The article, How to use color in a PowerPoint slide to highlight information, shows three simple ways to use color when emphasizing information. We all know that words are quickly forgotten, so consider using easy ways to […]

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How to assign a keyboard shortcut to a Microsoft Word style

When you need quick access to styles that aren’t in Microsoft Word’s gallery, use a keyboard shortcut Image: Hans Engbers More about Windows In the article, How to access Word styles quickly, I showed you two quick ways to access the styles you use the most in Microsoft Word. There’s a third way: Use a […]

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Open Cybersecurity Alliance looks for new members and new projects at RSA 2020

At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, TechRepublic’s Veronica Combs spoke with Darren Thomas, senior product manager at McAfee, about the company’s Security Innovation Alliance (SIA) and its partnership with OASIS. More about cybersecurity Darren Thomas: The whole goal of the alliance is to foster information exchange and to reduce the friction points when it […]

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After DISA breach, experts say US agencies must stop lateral movement of hackers

Attackers shouldn’t have been able to remove sensitive data like Social Security numbers from military networks, according to cybersecurity experts. More about cybersecurity Cybersecurity experts have a lot of questions for the US Department of Defense after it was announced that the personal information, including Social Security numbers, of 200,000 people had been “compromised in […]

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5G expands to 378 cities across 34 countries

South Korea has the highest number of cities with 5G availability, followed by China, the US, and the UK, according to a report from network testing provider VIAVI. More about Mobility Mobile carriers around the world are racing to deploy 5G with its promise of faster speeds and lower latency. As organizations and consumers wait […]

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Technology and demographics changing work forever

Over the next 10 years, a very large slice of the workforce will be working very differently. More about Innovation Digital transformation, artificial intelligence (AI), IoT, Industry 4.0, mobile, broadband, and the rise of Generation Z are all going to have a major impact on how people work in the coming decade. Younger, digitally-native generations […]

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The future of the workplace in 2021, 2025 and 2030

Over the next 10 years, a very large slice of the workforce will be working very differently. More about Innovation Digital transformation, artificial intelligence (AI), IoT, Industry 4.0, mobile, broadband, and the rise of Generation Z are all going to have a major impact on how people work in the coming decade. Younger, digitally-native generations […]