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How to save your parking spot in Google Maps

A new option in the Google Maps beta lets you manually save a parking location, take notes, and snap a photo.

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How to stop websites from asking for your location in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Browsers can supply your location when you permit it. If you have no plans of ever permitting it here's how to turn that feature off.

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9 questions to ask when selecting application security solutions

Organizations need to determine the right tools to stay relatively risk free. Open source security vendor Black Duck explains why asking these key questions can help you determine the right mix of application tools and capabilities...

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Windows 10 Privacy: How to disable the Location features

Windows 10’s Creators Update makes it easier to disable location tracking and also erase location history.

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Technology for the modern HR department

Utilizing technology in every department is key to better efficiency and results.

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How to minimize the risks of phishing scams

Employees are often the weakest link in your company's security chain. But with a little knowledge and foresight you can mitigate the risks. In this video, CIO.com senior writer Sharon Florentine explains the anatomy of a phishing...

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How to create an automatically updating Google spreadsheet

Tired of finding, copying and pasting data into spreadsheets? With just a few lines of code, you can set up a self-updating spreadsheet in Google Docs that fetches and stores data for you, as this Facebook example shows. Update: Due...

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What's in the fine print of your disaster recovery vendor agreement?

Make sure these points are in your service-level agreements with DRaaS vendorsWhen considering DRaaS vendors, ask your potential partner how far they are willing to go in protecting your business and your data, and if these promises...

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12 tips to curb data usage in Android

If your Android device is guzzling data, it can cost you or your employer a bundle. Here are 12 ways to prevent that.

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How to run your small business with free open source software

From alternatives to Microsoft Office to full-blown ERP systems, open source software can provide free options for small businesses that don't have the budget for big-ticket enterprise applications.

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The 20 highest-paying markets for cybersecurity engineers

IT security professionals are in high demand in most job markets, but some metropolitan areas are better than others when it comes to offering a top pay check. Randstat recently released its annual IT salary study, which looked at the...

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Tap the power of Google's Go language

Learn the key concepts to programming in Go, a concise, simple, safe, and fast compiled language with powerful concurrency features

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How to use Snapchat’s new augmented reality 3D world lenses

Snapchat is retaliating against Facebook’s clone wars by boosting its AR camera capabilities. Here’s how to add 3D animated objects to your Snapchat messages.

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How to defer future updates in the Windows 10 Creators Update

The Creators Update makes it much easier to delay feature and security updates than previous versions of Windows 10.

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6 steps for setting up a server room for your small business

Are you worried about relying on a third-party online service provider to store your business data? Learn how to set up your own server room for an on-premises deployment instead.

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How to prevent your mobile app from getting hacked

TriviaCrack may be addicting to users, but criminals are hooked on getting your personal information from other apps you use

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13 ways to make your inbound marketing stand out

Experts in content creation and digital strategy discuss the best methods and channels to attract new customers.

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How to overclock your PC's CPU

We'll show you how to tweak your PC's settings in order to wring extra performance from your CPU, and avoid a costly upgrade.

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