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Blockchain breaks out in the enterprise

The distributed ledger technology that underpins Bitcoin is showing up in a variety of places. Here's what you need to know to understand all the hype.

Top 25 Windows 10 Free Tools

Get expert tips for fixing Windows 10 problems

Free download: Learn how to solve the biggest Windows 10 headaches, discover built-in tools for fixing common Windows 10 problems, and explore advanced utilities for troubleshooting Windows 10.

Boost your Chromebook productivity

Are you getting the most from your Chromebook? Here's how to print documents, protect yourself with a VPN, and add Android apps.

Global economic technology prospects: China and the United States of America

Why U.S. tech needs to fear China

China’s focusing on everything from supercomputers and chips to R&D and science education. In the U.S., budget cuts prevail. Here's what you need to know.

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Computerworld's IT Salary Survey 2017 results

Our free 29-page report shows current salaries for dozens of tech titles, plus details about IT pros' top concerns, the state of the job market and the hottest tech specialties.

Held hostage! The latest on ransomware

Ransomware attacks have been on the rise in recent months; would-be thieves even threatened iOS users with wiped devices. Here’s what you need to know.

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Windows 10 data collection: What you need to know

The operating system has been collecting telemetry on users and apps since 2015; despite recent changes, it’s still gathering information.

Free data visualization with Microsoft Power BI: Your step-by-step guide

We'll show you how to analyze a file with more than two million records of U.S. airline flight delays in this hands-on tutorial.

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Mobile-payment mayhem

Mobile payments have been slow to catch on in the United States. Here's what you need to know about why.

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CIA-made malware? Now antivirus vendors can find out

Thanks to WikiLeaks, antivirus vendors will soon be able to figure out if you have been hacked by the CIA.

6 Big Ideas in Digital Transformation

Fire up your IT department with 6 big ideas in digital transformation

This 49-page report features advice from IT executives at Nationwide, Hunter Douglas, Vanguard and more for using digital technologies to become more agile, more flexible and more profitable.

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Computerworld's 2017 Premier 100 Technology Leaders: Highlights and stats

Facts and figures about the honorees’ 2017 budgets, purchasing plans, staffing needs and more.

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Computerworld's 2017 Premier 100 Technology Leaders: Photos and profiles

The full listing of honorees with their photographs and short profiles. Download the PDF to print and share with your colleagues.

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Amid cyberattacks, ISPs try to clean up the internet

If your computer’s been hacked, Dale Drew might know about it. His company, Level 3 Communications, is a major internet backbone provider that is routinely on the lookout for cyberattacks on the network level. From what they can...

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What to expect from the Trump administration on cybersecurity

Look for the Trump administration to push for increased cybersecurity spending in government, but also for increased digital surveillance and encryption workarounds.

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Indiana joins Idaho in claiming DHS tried to hack their election systems

Indiana claims DHS scanned the state's electoral system tens of thousands of times without permission.

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Here’s how the U.S. government can bolster cybersecurity

Almost 20 years ago, Chris Wysopal was among a group of hackers who testified before Congress, warning about the dangers of the internet.

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UK defense secretary urges NATO to fend off Russian cyberattacks

The U.K.’s defense secretary is accusing Russia of using cyberattacks to "disable" democratic processes across the West, and he's demanding that NATO fight back.

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DDoS attack against Whitehouse.gov eyed as a valid protest

When Donald Trump is inaugurated as the U.S. President on Friday, Juan Soberanis intends to protest the event -- digitally -- by going after Whitehouse.gov.

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Trump's push for cyber defense is sorely needed, experts say

President-elect Donald Trump plans to consult "the greatest computer minds” for input on bolstering U.S. hacking defenses, as experts say an overhaul to the country's cybersecurity is badly needed.

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