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Best Linux distros 2021
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operating systems

Best Linux distros 2021

Whether it's for desktop, server or security, there's bound to be a Linux distro for you
7 May 2021
What is ransomware?
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ransomware

What is ransomware?

This type of malware could hit you hard in the pocket
7 May 2021
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
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Mobile

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi

Google’s streaming stick is a great travelling companion, but how can you use Chromecast without Wi-Fi?
7 May 2021
How to reverse falling GCSE IT numbers
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Careers & training

How to reverse falling GCSE IT numbers

With GCSE IT participation rapidly decreasing, business and technology leaders suggest ways the issue can be tackled
7 May 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Should companies spy on their employees?
The IT Pro Podcast: Should companies spy on their employees?
privacy

The IT Pro Podcast: Should companies spy on their employees?

Where’s the line between security and surveillance?
7 May 2021
The top five essential VSCode extensions for your 2021 setup
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programming

The top five essential VSCode extensions for your 2021 setup

Level up your programming with these handy plug-ins and utilities
6 May 2021
How to build a VoIP system on a budget
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Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

How to build a VoIP system on a budget

Small businesses are often wary of investing in big infrastructure projects, but switching to VoIP can be affordable and easy
6 May 2021
How to become a machine learning engineer
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Careers & training

How to become a machine learning engineer

What’s involved in being a machine learning engineer and how to become one
6 May 2021
My journey from Mumbai to Mars
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Careers & training

My journey from Mumbai to Mars

Dr Anjali Subburaj, digital commerce chief architect at Mars, speaks to IT Pro 20/20 about standing firm in what can be an intimidating industry
6 May 2021
The future of AI in manufacturing
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artificial intelligence (AI)

The future of AI in manufacturing

As one of the fields most readily accepting of new technology, manufacturing offers an example of how AI can be deployed successfully and at scale
6 May 2021
Can you put SSDs in a NAS?
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network attached storage (NAS)

Can you put SSDs in a NAS?

Most NAS drives will accept SSDs as well as mechanical hard drives - we look at whether it's a good idea
6 May 2021
How COVID accelerated Kreston Reeves’ agile transformation
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cloud computing

How COVID accelerated Kreston Reeves’ agile transformation

The pandemic has been a catalyst for hardware renewal, cloud migration, collaboration and much more
6 May 2021
What does digital transformation mean for SMEs?
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Sponsored

What does digital transformation mean for SMEs?

Every business needs to constantly evaluate how it’s deploying technology – including SMEs
5 May 2021
Best free malware removal tools 2021
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Security

Best free malware removal tools 2021

Worried your device is infected? Here are the tools you need to get rid of malicious software
5 May 2021
Meet the companies leaving the office for good
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flexible working

Meet the companies leaving the office for good

We speak to the businesses embracing remote working beyond the pandemic
5 May 2021
How to become a data scientist
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Careers & training

How to become a data scientist

What’s involved in being a data scientist and how to become one
4 May 2021
IT Pro 20/20: Understanding our complicated relationship with AI
IT Pro 20/20: Understanding our complicated relationship with AI
artificial intelligence (AI)

IT Pro 20/20: Understanding our complicated relationship with AI

The 16th issue of IT Pro 20/20 looks at the very human problems associated with artificial intelligence
4 May 2021
How good is your backup, really?
An illustration of a man sitting at a desk using a computer, with his local files being backed up to a server and the cloud
backup

How good is your backup, really?

Set it and forget it is no way to treat a critical element of business resiliency
4 May 2021
How to enhance your backup strategy
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backup

How to enhance your backup strategy

No matter what stage your organisation’s backup strategy is at, there is always room to improve
30 Apr 2021
How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD
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operating systems

How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD

The move to a solid-state drive will transform your Windows experience
30 Apr 2021
What is subnetting?
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Network & Internet

What is subnetting?

Partitioning a single network can help relieve network congestion and increase security
30 Apr 2021
What is Section 230 and why does it matter?
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Policy & legislation

What is Section 230 and why does it matter?

Revoking the law could have unpredictable and far-reaching consequences
30 Apr 2021
What is BYOD?
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Business strategy

What is BYOD?

We explain what Bring Your Own Device means and how to implement a successful company strategy
30 Apr 2021