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Microsoft's Surface Hub 2 puts Teams collaboration at its core

The first iteration of Microsoft’s digital whiteboard is now in use at 5,000 businesses, but questions remain about customer demand long term.

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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on feature, bug fix and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 1804 (Build 9226.2156), released May 14, 2018.

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10 annoying things about Android P (that'll hopefully be fixed soon)

Android P isn't all sugar and diamonds. Can Google get these quirks worked out in time for the software's final release?

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Location-based services move beyond mobile and into enterprise apps

The ability to access location-based services (LBS) via a real-time API/SDK is critical to making future services and applications useful, especially in business.

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R tip: How to create easy interactive scatter plots with taucharts

In this first episode of Do More with R, Sharon Machlis, director of Editorial Data & Analytics at IDG Communications, demonstrates how easy it is to use the R language to create an interactive scatter plot with multiple trendline...

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Hitting the road? Leave your laptop at home

Here's how to work on the go without all the extra hardware.

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Two more evolving threats: JavaScript in Excel and payment processing in Outlook

In the well-established Office Ready-Fire-Aim tradition, Microsoft adds two new “features” that beg to be abused. Details appeared at Build, and the bad guys already have their keyboards primed.

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Great R packages for data import, wrangling and visualization

Here are my go-to R packages -- in a handy searchable table.

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9 new Android P features that'll make you more productive

P is for productivity: These nine new Android P features will help you get more done with less effort.

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De Beers and other jewelry industry giants create blockchains to verify gems

The world's major jewelry and gem businesses are deploying a blockchain electronic ledgers that will verify the origins of their products, all the way from the mines to the retail cases.

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In depth: 13 things to know about Android P gesture navigation

After using Google's Android P beta for a day, one thing is clear: There's much more to the software's new gesture navigation system than meets the eye.

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Slack touts 8M users as team collaboration competition intensifies

The fast-growing team messaging app vendor added another 1M paid users to its platform in the past nine months.

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Are software audits still necessary in the age of cloud computing?

There may be a way to avoid costly software licensing audits!

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Watch Tech Talk on May 17 for an in-depth GDPR discussion

The GDPR deadline is coming up fast, and most businesses in the U.S. aren’t ready yet. Join Ken Mingis and his panel of experts as they discuss the impact of the new rules and what U.S. organizations must do now to protect customer...

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Quick tip: Gmail's new native offline mode is now available

One of Gmail's most useful new features is available as of this week, but it's up to you to activate it.

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First look: Office 2019’s likeliest new features

Microsoft has been fairly quiet about what's coming in Office 2019, but features that have rolled out to Office 365 provide clues. We explore the likeliest additions to Office 2019.

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Useful R functions you might not know

One of the best way to find cool, new-to-you R functions is to see what other useRs have uncovered. Here are some of mine -- and yours.

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Facebook bolsters Workplace with 50 new app integrations

Though the number of integrations still lags behind collaboration competitors such as Slack, a Workplace exec highlighted quality over quantity.

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