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19 Companies and Industries With Radically Awesome Parental Leave Policies
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19 Companies and Industries With Radically Awesome Parental Leave Policies

The Ironworkers union now offers female workers up to six months of paid maternity leave.
Entrepreneur Staff
Use Windows? Microsoft Might Know a Ton About You.
Microsoft

Use Windows? Microsoft Might Know a Ton About You.

With the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft will give users the option to limit the sharing of their diagnostic data, or open the floodgates.
Sorry Windows, Android Is the World's Most Popular OS
Operating Systems

Sorry Windows, Android Is the World's Most Popular OS

Android eked out a win against Windows for global OS market share, according to StatCounter.
Bill Gates Imagines His Team Up With Elon Musk
Bill Gates

Bill Gates Imagines His Team Up With Elon Musk

The Microsoft co-founder talked about what sort of company he and the Tesla CEO could run together.
Nina Zipkin
The Craziest Patents by Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google and More
Patents

The Craziest Patents by Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google and More

From Apple's paper bag to IBM's Out of Office email system -- these companies go to great lengths to protect their ideas.
Rose Leadem
Apple, Microsoft and Other Tech Giants Will Support Transgender Student's Case
Politics

Apple, Microsoft and Other Tech Giants Will Support Transgender Student's Case

PayPal, eBay and IBM will also sign the amicus brief to support his legal battle.
Microsoft: Security Industry Must Be 'Neutral Digital Switzerland'
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Microsoft: Security Industry Must Be 'Neutral Digital Switzerland'

Brad Smith says the security industry must become a check against nation-state cyber attacks.
How to Control Updates in Windows 10
Windows 10

How to Control Updates in Windows 10

Here's how to control software and driver updates in Windows 10 so they don't occur at inappropriate times.
Remembering Microsoft's Zune: 4 Product-Planning Lessons for Entrepreneurs
Product Development

Remembering Microsoft's Zune: 4 Product-Planning Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Zune struggled to capture even one-eighth of the iPod's market share. Why did Zune, backed by the Microsoft tech juggernaut, fail to find its foothold? Simple: product planning.
Tony Scherba
Say Hello to Windows Goodbye
Microsoft

Say Hello to Windows Goodbye

Microsoft is preparing to roll out a dynamic locking system for Windows 10 users who step away.
6 Reasons Cloud-First Microsoft Dynamics AX Wins the ERP Game
Microsoft

6 Reasons Cloud-First Microsoft Dynamics AX Wins the ERP Game

Enterprise resource planning software is very slick and very expensive but the right bundle is worth every cent.
Jonathan Long
Breach of LinkedIn's Lynda.com Affects 55,000
Linkedin

Breach of LinkedIn's Lynda.com Affects 55,000

A hacker recently gained access to a Lynda.com database containing user data.
Microsoft to Offer Software for Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Legal Cannabis
Cannabis

Microsoft to Offer Software for Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Legal Cannabis

The software giant has entered in a partnership with a California company specializing in regulatory compliance for an industry that isn't entirely legal and can't use banks to do business.
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