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Office for Mac now shares a codebase with Windows, gets real-time collaboration

January 19, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Microsoft has released a major Office update for Mac. Update 16.9.0 finally brings long-anticipated real-time collaboration features and automatic cloud saving. Notably, the Mac version of this software is now built from the same codebase as the Windows version, which […]


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Microsoft to add file restore to OneDrive for Business starting in late January

January 16, 2018

Via: ZDnet

That feature, OneDrive for Business Files Restore, will be coming to Office 365 users starting in late January. Microsoft expects the rollout to be available to all eligible users by mid-February 2018, according to a January 15 message in the […]


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AI Begins to Infiltrate the Enterprise

January 15, 2018

Via: InformationWeek

Enterprise adoption of AI is slow today, but experts expect it to increase very rapidly. So far, tech giants are leading the charge. Despite a flood of publicity and product announcements related to artificial intelligence, it seems that few enterprises […]


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Here’s how, and why, the Spectre and Meltdown patches will hurt performance

January 12, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

As the industry continues to grapple with the Meltdown and Spectre attacks, operating system and browser developers in particular are continuing to develop and test schemes to protect against the problems. Simultaneously, microcode updates to alter processor behavior are also […]


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Bad docs and blue screens make Microsoft suspend Spectre patch for AMD machines

January 9, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Microsoft has suspended delivering the latest Windows update to certain systems with AMD processors after reports that the update was causing the machines to crash with a blue screen of death when booting. The update contains countermeasures against both the […]


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Google brings its different payment platforms together under the Google Pay brand

January 8, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Google is simplifying the way it presents its different payments tools to consumers, uniting them under a new brand called Google Pay. In a Google blog post, Vice President of Product Management for Payments Pali Bhat described this as more […]


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Finding the Software-Defined Storage Your Enterprise Needs

December 26, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Industry experts agree that the size of the digital universe will double every two years at least, a 50-fold growth from 2010 to 2020. Data is being generated by both humans and machines at rates that require a radical rethinking […]


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Blockchain pilots show big-business promise

December 12, 2017

Via: CIO

Blockchain, the complex technology that supports bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies, is poised for a move into mainstream business. A growing number of industries and at least three national governments are conducting pilots or, in a few cases, actual deployments of […]


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Salesforce Lightning vs Classic: What you need to know now

December 12, 2017

Via: CIO

More than just a new, more modern-looking skin, it’s a completely different UI for Salesforce.com (SFDC), it really is mobile ready (if not yet mobile optimized) and it really has completely different technical underpinnings than SFDC’s Classic UI and VisualForce. […]


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CIOs embrace SaaS-based TBM to quantify IT’s value

December 6, 2017

Via: CIO

CIOs have long struggled to quantify the value of IT services relative to production costs, a financial black box that sows distrust between the tech department and business divisions. As IT implements additional digital capabilities in service of the business, […]