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How to prevent Zoom bombing: 5 simple tips

Internet trolls are crashing Zoom video conferences and flooding them with inappropriate content. Here are easy ways to protect your meetings from Zoom bombers. Video conferencing app Zoom has had a meteoric rise in users due to the coronavirus outbreak, and with that rise in users has come security woes and an annoying new trend […]

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Digital gamer guide: 10 tips to help new online players

To the uninitiated, online gaming may be slightly intimidating and a bit confusing. We can relieve those lingering trepidations with this set of practical tips for new players. Image: iStockphoto/gorodenkoff According to a recent study published by Gismart, the number of active users of apps and games has increased by 200% since the start of […]

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Fraud prevention startup working on anonymous peer-to-peer verification network

Identiq uses cryptographic algorithms and preserves customer privacy while enabling companies to to identify new customers through a network of trust. An ID validation and fraud prevention startup has developed what it claims is the first and only truly anonymous peer-to-peer verification network that enables companies to work together to validate identities without sharing or […]

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IT sector in US adds 8,500 new jobs in March, but 19,000 IT jobs lost in other industries

But analysis of government employment data finds a loss of 19,000 IT positions across all other industries, according to CompTIA The US information technology sector added an estimated 8,500 new jobs in March, according to an analysis by technology industry trade association CompTIA. However, there was a loss of an estimated 19,000 IT positions in […]

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10 best Microsoft Teams tips for business pros

Many organizations are opting for online collaboration platforms like Microsoft Teams for remote work. Here’s how to get the most out of the service. More for CXOs The coronavirus pandemic has uprooted many teams from offices, forcing them into a remote workstyle. Amid this sudden transition, the use of video conferencing tools such as Zoom, […]

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MIT community weighs in to address the pandemic

MIT introduces “COVID-19 Rapid Innovation Dashboard,” an all-hands-on-deck team effort between the five schools, to research, report, and find solutions to the coronavirus. A community of students, faculty, staff and alumni from academia and science labs across the five schools of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA, have pooled resources to create the […]

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MIT community weighs in to address the coronavirus pandemic

MIT introduces “COVID-19 Rapid Innovation Dashboard,” an all-hands-on-deck team effort between the five schools, to research, report, and find solutions to the coronavirus. A community of students, faculty, staff and alumni from academia and science labs across the five schools of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA, have pooled resources to create the […]

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17 helpful Zoom tips for business pros to boost security and efficiency

Master keyboard shortcuts and adjust your default settings to increase your Zoom expertise and make meetings more secure. Now that your work life revolves around screens even more than usual , it’s time to become a Zoom power user. Instead of fumbling around with your mouse to control the video conferencing software, pick up a […]

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Coronavirus-related first responder data skyrockets in the past week

ESO’s data dashboard captures, tracks, and analyzes real-time data for COVID-19-specific EMS responses. A data dashboard of 11,275 records of EMS, fire departments, and hospitals on April 2nd found that the number of documented responses that appear related to COVID-19, not surprisingly, has grown nearly tenfold in the past week as both the public and […]

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7 of the best VPN providers for small businesses

With work shifting away from offices, SMBs need a top-shelf VPN to continue doing business. Here are some of the leading brands. Enterprises of all sizes have had to make drastic changes to how they conduct business on a day-to-day basis since nearly every country began efforts to stem the spread of the deadly coronavirus. […]