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Microsoft Japan tested a four-day work week and productivity jumped by 40% by https://ift.tt/2CdpBiy

“Microsoft tested out a four-day work week in its Japan offices and found as a result employees were not only happier – but significantly more productive.”

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Google Says Quantum Computer Beat 10,000-Year Task in Minutes by https://ift.tt/2Jh4NL0

“Alphabet Inc.’s Google said it’s built a computer that’s reached “quantum supremacy,” performing a computation in 200 seconds that would take the fastest supercomputers about 10,000 years.”

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Small change, big effects: An overview of payment systems by https://ift.tt/33FNSJO

“The overarching goal in business today is twofold: act in real time and increase efficiencies to a point of zero cost to execute. This effort applies to every process, from the basic to the most esoteric.”

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Amazon’s consumer business just shut down its last Oracle database, and says that it reduced its costs by 60% doing it by https://ift.tt/2MGUfFO

“On Tuesday, Amazon announced in a blog post that the consumer business — which encompasses Amazon Prime, Alexa, and Kindle —  has turned off the last Oracle database it was using, migrating 75 petabytes of data to Amazon Web Services databases.”

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Another Facebook Libra partner leaves over privacy concerns by https://ift.tt/2MO5ywa

“Booking Holdings another Facebook Libra partner leaves the coalition of companies holding the founding member position at the Libra Foundation.”

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Without encryption, we will lose all privacy. This is our new battleground by https://ift.tt/2qf3Ig6

“In every country of the world, the security of computers keeps the lights on, the shelves stocked, the dams closed, and transportation running.”

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7 Google Chrome Settings You Should Change Right Now by https://ift.tt/35xwSHg

“Google Chrome is a powerhouse of a browser that’s been with us since it launched way back in 2008, ushering in a new era of speedy, simple tab-based browsing. These days its not quite as lean as it once was, but it’s risen to be the most popular browser out there.”

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