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5G is on track in China, but will it pay?

Image: BeeBright, Getty Images/iStockphoto Have questions about 5G, billed as “a capital improvement project the size of the entire planet” and “a quantum leap compared to 4G” in terms of mobile communications? Nearly every question you might think to ask is covered in ZDNet’s What is 5G? The business guide to next-generation wireless technology–except one: […]

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How to use per-host SSH configuration

Learn how to make your SSH use more efficient and convenient with per-host configurations. Image: Jack Wallen Secure Shell (SSH) has a lot of tricks up its sleeve. With plenty of configuration options, you can make both the SSH daemon and client do just about anything you need. Most users end their configuration of SSH […]

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How to install ntopng on a Debian minimal server

Getting a real-time network monitor up and running is just a few commands away with ntopng. Image: iStockphoto/lapandr If you’ve installed a Debian minimal server, you might want to add a network monitoring tool into the mix. One such tool is ntopng, an open source, cross-platform network monitor that features: IP address geolocation IPv4/IPv6 hosts Sorting […]

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How to integrate Dropbox into Slack

Learn how to integrate Slack and Dropbox for even more efficient collaboration. Image: Dropbox Slack is much more than a tool for communication, it’s a means for powerful collaboration. One only need look into the Slack/Dropbox integration to see how powerful a tool Slack can be. By integrating Dropbox into Slack, you gain features such […]

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How to manage site settings in Vivaldi for Android

Find out how to enable or disable permissions on a site-by-site basis in the Vivaldi browser. Image: Jack Wallen The Vivaldi web browser for Android has become my default for many reasons: Speed, accuracy of rendering, added security, and more. Like many other mobile browsers, you can easily gain access to the per-site settings. This […]

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74% of US knowledge workers will quit a job for an opportunity to work from home

Nearly everyone in the US workforce wants to work from home, according to Zapier report. More for CXOs As the potential to work remotely increases, so do the number of employees who want the option to work from home, or, at the very least, a flexible schedule from their employer.  Remote work, generally considered work-from-home […]

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Motorola’s revived Razr has no compelling productivity angle for professionals

Motorola is releasing a new Razr to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the brand. For a folding phone, there’s not a lot here to unpack for business users. Motorola unveiled the revival of the Razr flip phone / fashion accessory Wednesday night during a press event in Los Angeles, marking the company’s first product […]

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The pros and cons for companies of moving to a fully remote workforce

More companies are moving to a fully remote workforce to save money and make employees happier. But there are challenges to consider. TechRepublic’s Karen Roby talked with Lisa Walker of Fuze and Scott Harris of Egenera about companies moving to a fully remote setup and some of the challenges and rewards that come with it. […]

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How to install a minimal server based on Debian 10

Learn how to install a GUI-less, minimal server based on Debian 10. Image: Debian If you’re looking to bolster your data center with a few Linux servers, why not add Debian into the mix? After all, you probably already have a few Ubuntu servers working non-stop for you, so why not include the mothership distribution? […]

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How to easily manage Firefox Places

Image: Mozilla More about Open Source The Firefox web browser has a feature you might have seen, but don’t quite understand. That feature is called Places, also known as the Library. You can access Places via the Library icon or the Library entry within the Firefox menu. This is part of what makes it a […]