How to enable guest accounts for Microsoft Teams

Adding guest accounts in Microsoft Teams is relatively simple, but only if your admin has specifically chosen to allow it. We show you how to enable guest accounts.

To mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, many employers and their employees have been asked, and sometimes commanded, to enact strict social distancing policies, which means many more of us are working from home. If you use Microsoft Teams as your main collaboration tool, getting your team together is relatively simple, even if everyone is in a separate location.

And, as explained previously, you can now add external members to Microsoft

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OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8 Launch Set for Today: How to Watch Live Stream, Expected Price and Specifications

OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 phones are all set to launch today. The company is hosting a global online event, wherein it will reveal prices, availability, and specification details of the two phones. According to leaks, the OnePlus 8 Pro is expected to sport a quad camera setup at the back, while the OnePlus8 is tipped to come with triple rear cameras. The phones will be powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC, and support 5G. The company has also confirmed 120Hz display refresh rate on the two phones.

OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8: Live stream link, expected price


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The end of passwords: Industry experts explore the possibilities and challenges

Passwords have been an industry standard and industry headache for decades. Learn some best practice tips for password administration from tech security insiders.

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Password management is the bane of end users and IT administrators, but there are options to get the most out of the experience and reduce the headaches. Several industry experts discussed the challenges of and solutions to passwords. 

We talked with Matt Davey, COO at 1Password, an online password management provider; Daniel Smith, head of security research at Radware, a security solutions provider; Rick McElroy, principal security strategist at VMware Carbon Black, a

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Forrester: Best and worst case scenarios for the US tech budget amid COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic is taking a major toll on the US economy, but the possible outcomes could be even more dramatic.

The coronavirus pandemic has sent shock waves through the US economy as businesses are forced to shut down or accommodate virtual operations. These changes are projected to cause the GDP to drop by as much as 40% in Q2, according to the US Chamber.  

SEE: Coronavirus: Critical IT policies and tools every business needs (TechRepublic)

The future with COVID-19 is difficult to predict. To help CIOs and tech professionals prepare for this uncertainty, Forrester released a report outlining

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How to Watch the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro launch event

The OnePlus 8 line of phones are expected to be announced on April 14. They are the successors to the OnePlus 7 (pictured above) line announced in 2019.

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Chinese phone-maker OnePlus is set to announce its flagship phones for 2020, called the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, in an online event on Tuesday. The devices would be the follow-ups to last year’s One Plus 7 phones. It comes after fellow Chinese phone-makers such as Huawei and Xiaomi have pressed forward with recent launches despite supply chain disruptions in the consumer electronics sector caused by the coronavirus

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