Apple MacBook (2017)

The ever-slim Apple MacBook gets a faster processor and remains a battery life champ, but a persistent dearth of connectivity ports makes it unappealing compared with the similarly priced MacBook Pro and Windows competitors.

The ever-slim Apple MacBook gets a faster processor and remains a battery life champ, but a persistent dearth of connectivity ports makes it unappealing compared with the similarly priced MacBook Pro and Windows competitors.

The Best Gaming Laptops of 2017

Today’s gaming laptops are packed with power and are more portable than big desktop rigs. Our buying advice and product recommendations will help you find your next on-the-go game machine.

Today's gaming laptops are packed with power and are more portable than big desktop rigs. Our buying advice and product recommendations will help you find your next on-the-go game machine.

Asus ROG Zephyrus (GX501VI)

Thanks to Nvidia’s Max-Q design standard, the GTX 1080-packing Asus ROG Zephyrus is the new benchmark for thin gaming laptops.

Thanks to Nvidia's Max-Q design standard, the GTX 1080-packing Asus ROG Zephyrus is the new benchmark for thin gaming laptops.

Apple MacBook Pro 13-Inch (2017)

The base model MacBook Pro gets an updated processor and a price drop, making it the best choice for Mac shoppers who want a blend of power and relative affordability.

The base model MacBook Pro gets an updated processor and a price drop, making it the best choice for Mac shoppers who want a blend of power and relative affordability.

HP Stream 11-y010nr

The HP Stream 11-y010nr’s rock-bottom price and cute design make it a good choice for a kid’s first notebook.

The HP Stream 11-y010nr's rock-bottom price and cute design make it a good choice for a kid's first notebook.

PC Sales Raise Intel’s Q2

Intel reported revenue and profit growth and raised its annual forecast, in part on the strong of PC sales.

Intel reported revenue and profit growth and raised its annual forecast, in part on the strong of PC sales.

Why LinkedIn Premium is worth the money

LinkedIn Premium plans aren’t cheap, and they’re not an easy sell for many users. However, there’s an army of people who pay for LinkedIn Premium on a monthly basis. Why do they pay $30, $60, $80 or even $120 per month for access to LinkedIn Premium’s special features and data? And more importantly, should you?

LinkedIn Premium acts as a sort of exclusive club for job seekers, recruiters and sales professionals, and the fees can be considered vanity costs. Some LinkedIn users quickly decide to return to the free version, but many others continue to pay for LinkedIn Premium even after they accomplish specific goals.

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LinkedIn Premium plans aren’t cheap, and they're not an easy sell for many users. However, there's an army of people who pay for LinkedIn Premium on a monthly basis. Why do they pay $30, $60, $80 or even $120 per month for access to LinkedIn Premium’s special features and data? And more importantly, should you?

LinkedIn Premium acts as a sort of exclusive club for job seekers, recruiters and sales professionals, and the fees can be considered vanity costs. Some LinkedIn users quickly decide to return to the free version, but many others continue to pay for LinkedIn Premium even after they accomplish specific goals.

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IDG Contributor Network: Focus and get more done with a simple To Do List

Our work environments get crazier and more hectic all the time. Guess what: it probably isn’t going to change anytime soon.

Technology innovation has been super in giving us tools to do so much more in our working lives and to access these systems from virtually anywhere and at any time.

The downside with all this “greatness” comes the fact that in today’s world it is hard to get away from the work, especially in IT. User needs and their dependencies upon technology have expanded and will continue to do so. This brings with it an ever increasing list of To Do’s that present major challenges for IT managers every day.

We need something to help us focus on what’s important and to eliminate as much of the “noise” as possible.

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Our work environments get crazier and more hectic all the time. Guess what: it probably isn’t going to change anytime soon.

Technology innovation has been super in giving us tools to do so much more in our working lives and to access these systems from virtually anywhere and at any time.

The downside with all this “greatness” comes the fact that in today’s world it is hard to get away from the work, especially in IT. User needs and their dependencies upon technology have expanded and will continue to do so. This brings with it an ever increasing list of To Do’s that present major challenges for IT managers every day.

We need something to help us focus on what’s important and to eliminate as much of the “noise” as possible.

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BrandPost: Information Risk Management Tips from Industry Experts

Enterprise data is overwhelming, sprawling and chaotic.

To help data stewards get a handle on how to manage data as it grows exponentially, AccessData tapped Matt Kelly, editor and CEO of Radical Compliance, to host and moderate a three-part webinar series, “Navigating Information Risk, Investigations & Privacy in Today’s Regulatory Environment.”

The first conversation in the series, “Information Risk and Compliance in the Digital Age,” featured panelists Debra Farber, privacy consultant and former senior director, Global Public Policy at Visa, and Bennett Borden, chief data scientist and chair of the information governance group at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. Attendees included privacy and security officers, as well as other members of compliance, governance, risk and legal departments.

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Enterprise data is overwhelming, sprawling and chaotic.

To help data stewards get a handle on how to manage data as it grows exponentially, AccessData tapped Matt Kelly, editor and CEO of Radical Compliance, to host and moderate a three-part webinar series, “Navigating Information Risk, Investigations & Privacy in Today’s Regulatory Environment.”

The first conversation in the series, “Information Risk and Compliance in the Digital Age,” featured panelists Debra Farber, privacy consultant and former senior director, Global Public Policy at Visa, and Bennett Borden, chief data scientist and chair of the information governance group at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. Attendees included privacy and security officers, as well as other members of compliance, governance, risk and legal departments.

To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here