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How to average unique values in Excel the easy way

If you need to average a list of values in Microsoft Excel that contain duplicates without including the duplicates, don’t fret over a complex expression when you can easily remove those duplicates. Image: muchomor, Getty Images/iStockphoto More about Windows Returning the average value for a set of values in Microsoft Excel is as easy as […]

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How remote work rose by 400% in the past decade

Telecommuting, SaaS growth, data security training and AI are among the top workforce trends of 2020, GetApp found. More about Innovation A report released on Tuesday identified the workforce trends that dominated the past decade. Between the growth of remote work, software-as-a-service (SaaS), data security, and artificial intelligence (AI), the 2010s were defined by evolving […]

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Microsoft Outlook: 6 great add-ins for business users

Learn how to enhance Microsoft Outlook with the right add-ins. Image: iStock/Natali_Mis Microsoft Outlook is an effective and powerful program on its own, but perhaps there are features and options you wish it offered. One way to expand the power and flexibility of Outlook is through add-ins. Microsoft provides an array of add-ins, both free […]

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IBM announces partnership with will.i.am’s AI startup at Davos

The collaboration supports the tech founder’s push for artificial intelligence acceleration, with Red Hat OpenShift on IBM public cloud. will.i.am’s tech company, I.AM+, and IBM have created a global partnership to ensure enterprise-level security for customer data as AI adoption speeds up and pushes further into the mainstream.  Human-like conversational experiences are at the forefront of […]

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IBM partners with will.i.am’s AI startup at Davos

The collaboration supports the tech founder’s push for artificial intelligence acceleration, with Red Hat OpenShift on IBM public cloud. will.i.am’s tech company, I.AM+, and IBM have created a global partnership to ensure enterprise-level security for customer data as artificial intelligence (AI) adoption pushes further into the mainstream.  Human-like conversational experiences are at the forefront of I.AM’s […]

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Bug bounties won’t make you rich (but you should participate anyway)

Commentary: There’s a lot of hype about bug bounties, but here’s some truth. Image: iStockphoto/ArtHead- Just in case you were planning to quit your day job to go full-time killing bugs for a living, don’t. Sure, some hackers make more than $1 million each year doing that. And, sure, you just might, too. But as […]

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Magic Leap 1 augmented reality headset: A cheat sheet

Magic Leap 1 is one of the most hyped AR headsets. Find out how it compares to Microsoft’s HoloLens 2, how to develop apps for it, and more. Magic Leap 1 Image: Sarah Tew/CNET Augmented reality (AR) may still be in its infancy, but it’s quickly gaining traction as one of the biggest new technologies […]

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How to secure your ESXi infrastructure: 5 best practices

Your virtual machines may be guests on an ESXi host server, but that does not mean they are safeguarded against attack. Securing your VMs is necessary to protect your network and data. Image: gorodenkoff, Getty Images/iStockphoto More about Networking The process of hardening workstations, clients, or servers–including ESXi host servers–refers to configuring settings, software, and […]

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11 DevOps trends that will matter most in 2020

DevOps is about constant improvement, and many trends are maturing this year and becoming pervasive. In a field as fast moving as DevOps, it’s valuable to find out what might lie ahead.  DevOps (a combination of “Development” and “Operations”) is an ethos that emphasizes the importance of communication and collaboration between software developers and production […]

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Average IT salary hits record $113,639 in US due to these certifications

US tech employees lead the global pack thanks to a mix of certifications, job skills and tenure, according to a new report. More for CXOs The average annual salary for IT professionals worldwide is $89,732—the highest yet found by Global Knowledge’s yearly report. The report is the largest worldwide study of professionals in the tech […]