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Gmail encryption: Everything you need to know

This easy-to-follow guide will help you understand what's going on with Gmail encryption and what you can do to maximize your messaging privacy.

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Miss Inbox? Gmail has hidden remnants of its sorting superpowers

Whether you adored Google's old Inbox app or not, these advanced sorting functions left over from the service are well worth uncovering — and putting to use.

Gmail Calendar Scheduling

A super-handy new Calendar scheduling feature for Gmail

This clever new setup lets you connect Google Calendar to Gmail and then schedule meetings right from your inbox — without any hassle.

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The creator of Inbox is ready to save Google from itself

A former Googler who helped shape Gmail and then came up with Inbox has a plan for fixing the company's design sins in a totally different way.

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The Microsoft-Android transformation is about to affect us all

Blink and you might miss it, but Microsoft is little by little reshaping Google's mobile ecosystem for the better — and all signs suggest it's only getting started.

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Google Docs vs. Microsoft Word: Which works better for business?

Has Google Docs caught up to Microsoft Word as an enterprise productivity application? We compare the two word processors to see which wins in today's online environment.

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Memory-Lane Monday: Glad it was just a quick one

If you can’t remember asking for this …

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Chrome Remote Desktop: 4 easy steps to get started

Want to sign into a computer from another desktop or a mobile device? Here's how to use Google's Remote Desktop to make the connection.

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Give Chrome a time-saving tab switcher

Your browser has basically become your desktop. Here's how to make it start acting like one.

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Memory-Lane Monday: Why isn’t everyone looking happy to hear that?

You couldn’t have tried that yesterday?

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8 tips and tricks to speed up Gmail

Gmail feeling sluggish? Here are a few easy ways to make it load and respond more quickly so you can get your work done.

Top software failures in recent history

The biggest software failures in recent history including ransomware attacks, IT outages and data leakages that have affected some of the biggest companies and millions of customers around the world

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How blockchain could help block fake news

Creating an immutable ledger to track metadata associated with published content shows promise as a method for identifying authentic news.

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Sad but true

Some things just can’t be anonymized.

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Excel 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most popular commands on the Ribbon in Excel 2016 and 2019 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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PowerPoint 2016 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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Best Places to Work in IT archives, 1994 to 2018

See 25 years of Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT lists in an easy-to-sort spreadsheet.

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Download the 2018 Best Places to Work in IT special report

Our 25th annual report highlights 100 top organizations across the country that attract skilled tech professionals by offering robust salaries, stellar benefits, and flexible, fast-paced work environments.

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