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How Slack Became Boring

In the war for the remote workplace, why isn’t the hyped messaging app pulling a Zoom?It’s obvious that the arrival of the coronavirus...

Uber and Airbnb Are Parasites — However They Don’t Need To Be

Marker: What do you discover most accounts of the gig economy or the platform-sharing economy get incorrect?Juliet Schor: Well, they tend to fail...

GM’s Embarrassing Handle Nikola

The carmaker’s $2 billion handle an unverified upstart exposes simply how little self-confidence it needs to beat TeslaImage: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty ImagesIn December 2016,...

“This is the very first time I’ve ever dealt with a start-up that is being actively opposed.

Eric Ries on the Long-Term Stock Market, which lastly made its launching today. Silicon Valley’s controversial homegrown option to the Nasdaq and New...

Nobody’s Dividing the Costs, However Venmo Is Rising

How Venmo has actually ended up being PayPal’s pandemic ace in the holeThe Covid-19 crisis moved a big part of American retail online essentially...

The Fashion business’s Ties to Required Labor, by the Numbers

Why brand names like Adidas and Calvin Klein are cutting ties with providers in ChinaImage illustration, source: sorendls/E+/Getty ImagesOne in 5: That’s approximately...

Zoom’s Pandemic Success Was More Than Simply a Fluke

And like it or not, it isn’t disappearing anytime quickly.In the current edition of Buy/Sell/Hold, Marker’s weekly newsletter, senior author Rob Walker describes why...

Lego’s Bet on Brick-and-Mortar Stores, by the Numbers

Online sales are up, however Lego’s CEO firmly insists just real-life shops can provide the brand name experiencePicture illustration, source: Jan Huber/UnsplashIn the...

Why Promoting Leaders in Your Business Normally Beats Employing Them

Prevent the risk of filling all your early management functions with C-level and VP-level titlesPicture: John Lund/Photodisc/Getty Images A very long time earlier, I was...

Why the Most Popular Fall Device Will Be the Patio Area Heating Unit

From dining establishments to schools, everybody’s prepping for a lifeline throughout a long, cold, Covid-19 winter seasonImage: slobo/iStock/Getty Images PlusIn cities and towns...

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A Compilation of Command Prompt Tips, Tricks & Cool Things You Can Do

Although Windows settings provide easy access for configuring most things, the Command Prompt -- elevated or otherwise -- can be indispensable in a number of scenarios, especially when you know how to take advantage of it. Sometimes settings can be applied by typing a few characters instead of clicking through a series of menus, while…

White House Lists ‘Ending’ Covid-19 Pandemic As Trump Accomplishment

Topline The White House science office lists "ending the Covid-19 pandemic" as one of the top accomplishments of the Trump administration's first term despite the fact that new coronavirus cases are rising precipitously throughout the country, resulting in many hospitals nationwide approaching maximum capacity. President Donald Trump walks on the south lawn of the White…

Ubisoft Toronto’s Watch Dogs: Legion is a triumph of innovative game design

Playing as multiple characters in a video game is hardly a novel concept, especially in party-based role-playing games. In fact, you could even argue that letting you assume the roles of many different characters is one of the most unique and appealing aspects of the medium. But what about a game where you can play…

Commvault launches Metallic backup service in Europe

viperagp - stock.adobe.com Backup giant adds backup as a service, with cloud-to-cloud backup and e-discovery functionality that can work across on-site datacentres and the AWS and Azure clouds By Antony Adshead, Storage Editor Published: 28 Oct 2020 0:01 Commvault has launched its Metallic cloud backup-as-a-service product in several European countries and in Israel. Metallic comes…