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  • Photos: 31 Star Wars virtual backgrounds to bring the force to Zoom rooms May 20, 2022
    In honor of Star Wars Day, we curated this gallery to showcase the best Zoom backgrounds featuring the storied film franchise. The post Photos: 31 Star Wars virtual backgrounds to bring the force to Zoom rooms appeared first on TechRepublic.
    TechRepublic Staff
  • Cool backgrounds: Virtual backgrounds for Zoom May 18, 2022
    Update your Zoom or Teams background with this collection of the best images for your next video conference. The post Cool backgrounds: Virtual backgrounds for Zoom appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Teena Maddox
  • CES 2022: 15 weird products you’ll find in Las Vegas this week January 7, 2022
    Everyone with a new product, and that means everyone, comes to CES. Here's a look at some of the strangest, most unexpected and most questionable technology of 2022 … so far. The post CES 2022: 15 weird products you’ll find in Las Vegas this week appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Brandon Vigliarolo
  • Photos: 9 best tasks humans have offloaded to robotic helpers September 3, 2021
    From "bionic" mixologists and roving pizza delivery pros, here are some of the top tasks humans have handed over to humanity's robotic sidekicks. The post Photos: 9 best tasks humans have offloaded to robotic helpers appeared first on TechRepublic.
    R. Dallon Adams
  • Virtual classroom: 11 Zoom backgrounds for school children and educators August 24, 2021
    Virtual backgrounds are a popular option for students and teachers alike. Here are some of the top Zoom backgrounds for school to help add a little personality to the remote learning experience. The post Virtual classroom: 11 Zoom backgrounds for school children and educators appeared first on TechRepublic.
    R. Dallon Adams
  • Photos: Windows 365 Business in action August 23, 2021
    We took Microsoft's cloud PC platform for a spin. Here's what we found. The post Photos: Windows 365 Business in action appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Simon Bisson
  • Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Best robotics and innovative tech we’ve seen at the games so far August 21, 2021
    The 2020 Olympics have featured many innovative additions ranging from humanoid basketball players and ball-chasing bots to autonomous athlete transport vehicles. Here are some of the top innovations we've seen so far. The post Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Best robotics and innovative tech we’ve seen at the games so far appeared first on TechRepublic.
    R. Dallon Adams
  • Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021: A first look at all the new devices August 21, 2021
    There were a lot of new hardware announcements at Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked 2021 event. Here's a first look at all the new devices. The post Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021: A first look at all the new devices appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Brandon Vigliarolo
  • Photos: Windows 11 features you need to know July 7, 2021
    You can take Windows 11 for a spin via Microsoft's Windows Insider preview. Here's a look at all of the major features, changes and enhancements you'll find so far in the next generation of Windows. The post Photos: Windows 11 features you need to know appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Lance Whitney
  • Raspberry Pi: All the latest devices, from Pi 400 to Pico June 10, 2021
    Demand for Raspberry Pi's tiny computers soared in 2020 following the overnight switch to home working. After the launch of Raspberry Pi's High Quality Camera in April 2020, the company went on to launch the 8GB Raspberry Pi 4, the Compute Module 4, the Raspberry Pi 400, and most recently, the $4 Raspberry Pi Pico […]
    Owen Hughes
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  • Use Windows Admin Center to manage Azure Stack HCI like any other Windows Server August 12, 2022
    How can you run a hybrid cloud using familiar tools? The post Use Windows Admin Center to manage Azure Stack HCI like any other Windows Server appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Simon Bisson
  • MX Linux makes sharing folders with Samba as simple as it gets August 10, 2022
    Jack Wallen shows you how easy it is to share directories to your local network through Samba with MX Linux. The post MX Linux makes sharing folders with Samba as simple as it gets appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Jack Wallen
  • Protect domain-joined computer passwords with Windows’ Local Administrator Password Solution August 4, 2022
    Windows finally includes a tool to manage local admin passwords, but admins will still need to do some work to make it useful. The post Protect domain-joined computer passwords with Windows’ Local Administrator Password Solution appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Mary Branscombe
  • Ooma vs Dialpad: Compare VoIP solutions August 3, 2022
    Ooma and Dialpad are two of the top-rated VoIP solutions. Learn about key features of these VoIP solutions in our head-to-head product comparison. The post Ooma vs Dialpad: Compare VoIP solutions appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Scott Matteson
  • Linux kernel 5.19 includes major networking improvements August 2, 2022
    The latest Linux kernel released includes changes to networking, CPU architecture, Arm support, graphics and storage. The post Linux kernel 5.19 includes major networking improvements appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Jack Wallen
  • How to install the Dolibarr ERP/CRM platform on Ubuntu Server 22.04 August 1, 2022
    If you're looking for an outstanding ERP/CRM platform that is open source and free, learn how to get Dolibarr up and running in minutes. The post How to install the Dolibarr ERP/CRM platform on Ubuntu Server 22.04 appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Jack Wallen
  • Cisco Secure Workload and Secure Firewall: Strong Alone, Stronger Together July 29, 2022
    The digital transformation era is changing how organizations leverage technology to fulfill their business objectives. One key change is in the approach to security. Traditional security architecture focused on a hardened perimeter with a vulnerable interior. Modern security practices focus instead on multiple key control points, such as the network, endpoints, applications, and identities. Each […]
  • Cisco Recognized for 2021 Market Leadership Global Network Firewall Industry Excellence in Best Practices July 29, 2022
    Network firewalls are a critical line of defense in securing enterprise networks and protecting their vital data. The rapid transition to cloud infrastructure makes managing networks quite complex and cumbersome, leaving security and information technology (IT) teams with the overwhelming task of determining proper restrictions and access. Since 1984, Cisco Systems (Cisco) has served as […]
  • Are Secure Web Gateways Outdated? July 29, 2022
    Businesses today are more than standalone organizations. They have complicated ecosystems with intersections between the corporation and their customers, suppliers, and partners. Every day, businesses contend securing the billions of connections made between their people, devices, and data, while also dealing with constantly shifting work patterns, like hybrid work. When everything is open and connected, […]
  • The Future of Firewalling: How a Platform Approach Can Lower Security Costs July 29, 2022
    Organizations often struggle to achieve an effective security posture because of the complexity of managing disparate point security solutions that don’t integrate well. The prevalence of remote workers and cloud apps has also eroded strict perimeters. A new generation of firewalls can address this challenge by providing application workload control and network control on premises, […]
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  • Pass the CAPM exam on your first try with a virtual training class from Master of Project August 12, 2022
    Learn what Master of Project has to offer for the utmost exam preparation. The post Pass the CAPM exam on your first try with a virtual training class from Master of Project appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Kara Sherrer
  • The 3 pillars of a successful tech leadership career: Experience, curiosity and creativity August 12, 2022
    Change with technology to achieve adaptability and meet future customer and employee needs through experience, curiosity and creativity. The post The 3 pillars of a successful tech leadership career: Experience, curiosity and creativity appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Forrester Research
  • Hybrid Cloud Storage: The Bridge Between Sites August 12, 2022
    Often used to supplement internal storage systems with scalable public cloud storage, or to streamline data backup processes and disaster recovery (DR) planning, hybrid cloud storage’s use cases are many. This expert guide answers to questions on hybrid cloud storage with management must-haves, deployment options, the pros and cons of different uses, and more. The […]
  • The 2020 Guide to Server Costs, Budget, and Spending August 12, 2022
    Servers are still the backbone of modern enterprise infrastructure, even in the age of cloud computing. However the events of 2020 and other looming technology trends have led to questions about the costs of server upkeep and maintenance—and questions about IT budget in general. Read more to find out an up-to-date analysis and recommendations about […]
  • Snapshot: How to Best Manage Cloud Costs August 12, 2022
    For most organisations, the majority of cloud computing decisions are based on costs rather than capabilities. It’s useful to have both a budget and a strategy when comparing cloud services. Learn more the decision-making process surrounding your cloud bill. The post Snapshot: How to Best Manage Cloud Costs appeared first on TechRepublic.
  • The Go-to Guide for Exchange Server & Office 365 Backup August 12, 2022
    Email is a vital component of any organization and securing and backing up email files and data in case of a disaster should take top priority—especially for SaaS workloads. This report walks Exchange administrators through the challenges associated with an Exchange Server backup, and Office 365 or hybrid messaging administrators through Office 365 backup. It […]
  • 1. Cracking the Hackers: How to Build a 100% Engaged Human Firewall August 12, 2022
    Critical steps for a successful cyber security awareness campaign Staff working remotely are at greater risk of compromising organizational security. Home connections are less secure. Employees are distracted. Cyber criminals have an easier entry into the company network. Doubling down and ensuring 100% effectiveness of your human firewall has never been more important. The post […]
  • How the Waterplan SaaS platform helps companies save money by saving water August 11, 2022
    Climate change may leave two-thirds of the world’s population without water. One startup has a tool that can help. The post How the Waterplan SaaS platform helps companies save money by saving water appeared first on TechRepublic.
    Matt Asay
  • Cybersecurity: Power to the People August 11, 2022
    Expert best practice in building a strong security culture A security culture occurs when both the values and behaviors of leaders and employees align to support the wider cyber risk management strategy. When incidents occur, employees take the necessary precautions. Security must become a constant feature on the leadership agenda and in corporate communications. Relevant, […]
  • Cracking the Hackers: How to Build a 100% Engaged Human Firewall August 11, 2022
    Critical steps for a successful cyber security awareness campaign Staff working remotely are at greater risk of compromising organizational security. Home connections are less secure. Employees are distracted. Cyber criminals have an easier entry into the company network. Doubling down and ensuring 100% effectiveness of your human firewall has never been more important. The post […]