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Government data firm Socrata acquired by public-sector software giant Tyler Technologies

April 19, 2018

Via: StateScoop

Tyler Technologies, a leading vendor of integrated software and technology products to public-sector customers, is buying Socrata, a Seattle firm that develops open data platforms for governments, the companies announced Wednesday. Once the acquisition closes April 30, Socrata will become […]


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MailChimp clarifies its anti-ICO policy

March 30, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Nobody wants to deal with ICOs. MailChimp, the popular mass mailing platform, has officially banned users who want to send emails about ICOs/token sales in its terms of use. They write in their legal policies page: Also, we cannot allow […]


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SAP will shut down SAP Anywhere service for SMBs

March 29, 2018

Via: CIO

SAP has decided to “sunset” a front-office service with which it hoped to crack the small business market. Launched in May 2016, SAP Anywhere was supposed to help small companies build online stores, create marketing campaigns, manage inventory and analyze […]


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Microsoft Is About to Undergo a Major Reorganization: Here’s How It Breaks Down

March 29, 2018

Via: Fortune

Big changes are coming to Redmond. Microsoft on Thursday announced a major reorganization that will see the company focus a large portion of its operation on two main divisions: “Experiences & Devices” and “Cloud + AI.” Additionally, Microsoft CEO Satya […]


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Bring your own Linux to Windows with new open source tool

March 28, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

After starting with Ubuntu, Microsoft has added a number of Linux distributions to its Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Linux runtime environment. A Windows machine can simultaneously offer an Ubuntu, SUSE, Debian, and Kali “personality,” providing users with a choice […]


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Chrome 65 rolls out: You’re getting a stronger redirect blocker, 45 security fixes

March 7, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Google has released Chrome 65 for Android, Linux, Mac, and Windows, bringing security enhancements and 45 fixes for security flaws. As Google announced late last year, its aim is to roll out changes in Chrome to prevent nasty ads from […]


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Intelligo is using AI to make background checks relevant again

March 6, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

To realize that the background check industry needs an overhaul look no further than the backlog of 700,000 background checks faced by the federal agency that handles all background checks for sensitive government positions. This backlog has essentially rendered background […]


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AI breakthrough: Otter.ai app can transcribe your meetings in real time, for free

March 2, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Among the billion dollar technology giants with their three-story booths at Mobile World Congress 2018, there was a pair of entrepreneurs wandering around talking about an AI breakthrough that they just launched in a new iOS and Android app called […]


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Dropbox to add native G Suite integration in new partnership with Google

March 1, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

It’s been an eventful week for Dropbox coming off its announcement last Friday that it was finally going public, but that doesn’t mean the business stops. The company announced plans to partner with Google today to bring native G Suite […]


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Microsoft rolls out more AI-infused healthcare services, software

February 28, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Last February, Microsoft announced it was creating a new healthcare-focused research unit, Healthcare NExT. On February 28, a week ahead of the HIMMS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) medical IT conference, Microsoft is rolling out more healthcare “intelligent health” […]