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Free Windows 10 Upgrade Ends, Mobile Job Cuts: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/30/2016
Microsoft this week announced new Office features as part of its July update, terminated its Windows 10 free upgrade offer, and cut more jobs in its mobile division.
How An Agricultural Data Firm Puts The Cloud To Work
News  |  7/29/2016
Integration -- connecting computing services to one another -- used to mean bringing in expensive consultants, investing in custom programming, and dealing with long timelines. But modern cloud-based options could make integration only a matter of dragging icons and filling in form fields, work that can often be done without a developer. Here's what it means to IT professionals.
Dropbox Rolls Out Tools To Ease IT Admin Experience
News  |  7/28/2016
The cloud storage and collaboration company's business users are getting tools that aim to make managing groups and data easier.
12 Types Of Data IT Can't Afford To Overlook
Slideshows  |  7/27/2016
Regardless of how much data your company has -- and how much your business leaders are asking for -- you're likely missing some hidden gems. Here are 12 examples of what you might be overlooking, and why it matters to IT professionals, and to your business at large.
Office 365 Updates Add Machine Learning To Apps
News  |  7/26/2016
Microsoft is infusing more of its machine learning into Office 365 and adding in greater capabilities into Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
8 iOS, Android Apps To Help Get Your Errands Done
Slideshows  |  7/26/2016
For IT professionals, like others with demanding jobs, finding the time for the mundane tasks of everyday life can be a challenge. Here are 8 iOS and Android apps created to help you save time on chores and errands so you have more hours in the day.
Lawsuit Raises Questions About The Right To Tinker With Tech
News  |  7/25/2016
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a lawsuit to overturn a provision in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act which limits the modification of technology. For anyone managing information technology, the law in question has the potential to limit access to data, to weaken security, and to impose unnecessary burdens, costs, and liabilities.
Windows 10 Build 14393 Rollout, Cloud Revenue: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/23/2016
Microsoft this week released its fourth-quarter earnings report, Windows 10 Build 14393 for PC and mobile, and new services Stream and Bookings.
Microsoft Cloud Drives $22.6 Billion In Revenue
News  |  7/20/2016
Microsoft reported gains in its booming cloud business that propelled revenue to $22.6 billion and made up for declines in mobile phone earnings.
Google Reportedly Still Working On Mixed VR, AR Headset
News  |  7/18/2016
While Google may be retooling its virtual reality roadmap, the company is still dedicated to producing a standalone headset that blends the boundaries between VR and augmented reality.
EU Data Protection Law May End The Unknowable Algorithm
News  |  7/18/2016
Slated to take effect as law across the EU in 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation could require companies to explain their algorithms to avoid unlawful discrimination.
Big Data, Coding, Security: 8 Sites That Offer Free Online Courses
Slideshows  |  7/14/2016
IT pros need to stay updated on the latest trends in technology and management to remain relevant and competitive. Here's a look at eight online learning platforms that offer free tech courses that can help with that.
Microsoft Rolls Out Skype Alpha On Linux, Chrome
News  |  7/13/2016
Microsoft has launched an Alpha version of its Skype app for Linux. The software giant is also adding calling capabilities for Chromebook and Chrome.
Facebook CIO Likes Microsoft Office 365
News  |  7/13/2016
Facebook and Microsoft have inked a deal to migrate the social media giant's 13,000 employees to Office 365. Facebook will continue to use its own collaborative tools instead of Skype for Business and Yammer.
Microsoft, GE Partnership Targets Industrial Cloud
News  |  7/11/2016
Microsoft and GE have announced a partnership that will make GE's Predix, a platform for the industrial internet, available on Azure.
Microsoft's Project Malmo Public Release Brings AI To Minecraft
News  |  7/9/2016
Microsoft has released the code behind Project Malmo so Minecraft users can explore the world of artificial intelligence.
Dynamics 365 Unveiled, Skype Meetings Launched: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/9/2016
This week Microsoft launched Skype meetings for small businesses and combined its CRM and ERP offerings into a cloud service called Dynamics 365.
Gartner: Brexit Will Hurt IT Spending Worldwide
News  |  7/7/2016
Gartner's updated IT spending forecast for 2016 is slightly improved, but the research firm warned that it doesn't account for the recent UK vote to leave the European Union. The Brexit vote will dampen IT spending worldwide.
Microsoft's Skype Meetings Aimed At Small Businesses
News  |  7/6/2016
Microsoft is offering Skype Meetings, a free, pared-down version of Skype for Business. It's aimed at small businesses, and it offers tools including HD video conferencing.
iOS 10 Makes It Easier To Be An Organ Donor
News  |  7/5/2016
Inspired by the difficulty Apple's late founder Steve Jobs endured in securing a donated liver when he was ill, the company says iOS 10 will allow iPhone users to directly connect to the National Donate Life Registry.
9 Digital Tools For A Productive Summer
Slideshows  |  7/3/2016
These digital tools will help you stay more organized, productive, and efficient this summer, leaving plenty of time for fun in the sun.
Tesla Autopilot Crash Under NHTSA Investigation
Commentary  |  7/2/2016
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into the circumstances surrounding a fatal accident involving a Tesla being driven under autopilot.
Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Salesforce On Outlook: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/2/2016
Microsoft announced the rollout date for its Windows 10 Anniversary Update. There are plans to kill the Surface 3 in December. There's a Salesforce Lightning add-in for Outlook.
iOS 10: Siri Integrates With Third-Party Apps
News  |  7/1/2016
As Apple gears up for its iOS 10 public beta in July, a select group of developers will now be able to sync up their apps with users' Siri demands.
Cloud Computing Profit Requires Trust Of Technology
News  |  7/1/2016
A Google-backed survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit finds that profiting from cloud computing requires trust in the technology.


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