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Microsoft and Lenovo Collaborate

Microsoft and Lenovo Collaborate

This week Microsoft and Lenovo announced a move to “deepen strategic ties.” Microsoft has reached an agreement for providing productivity apps on Lenovo’s devices. Microsoft’s apps Microsoft Office, OneDrive and Skype will soon run on Lenovo’s Android driven devices allowing “customers around the world to be more productive, more connected and achieve even more.” The apps will…

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Android 7.0 Nougat Rollout

Android 7.0 Nougat Rollout

Recently Android 7.0 Nougat was released to Nexus devices users. The LG V20 will be the first smartphone with Android 7.0 Nougat installed. Another release to the public, particularly developers, is the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), which allows users to examine the new Android 7.0 Nougat source code. Android 7.0 Nougat’s 250 new features include VR…

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Introducing Private Tunnel by OpenVPN

Introducing Private Tunnel by OpenVPN

OpenVPN, a California based software company and proclaimed industry standard for network security by PC magazine, are encouraging small businesses and large enterprises to embrace Private Tunnel VPN which is “powered by our core OpenVPN software and is the only VPN fully supported and backed by our team at OpenVPN.” Instead of relying on other…

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DigitalGenius Improves Customer Service with AI

DigitalGenius Improves Customer Service with AI

DigitalGenius recently announced the launch of its Human+AI Customer Service Application on the Salesforce AppExchange. Combining AI technology with human interaction, “customer service leaders can unlock the value of historical service logs, improve agent accuracy and efficiency, as well as reinforce their contact center with AI-powered automation” to help save time and resources. The app…

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Dell State of IT Trends 2016 Study

Dell State of IT Trends 2016 Study

A recent Dell State of IT Trends 2016 Study of federal government IT determined that 70% of the government’s vital IT systems are obsolete. The repercussions of using these outdated IT systems is immense, considering that “aging systems are expensive to maintain and they put critical data at risk, leaving limited funds and time to devote to…

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Microsoft Professional Degree (MPD) Program

Microsoft Professional Degree (MPD) Program

With rise of data complexities surrounding the cloud and other data driven technologies, and their increasing growth, Microsoft has introduced the “Microsoft Professional Degree Program.” The MPD is officially described as a, “Microsoft-led initiative that provides professionals with real-world knowledge and hands-on experience to grow their skills in critical fields. The initial MPD offering is in data…

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Google's New App, Duo

Google’s New App, Duo

With the popularity of Apple’s Facetime, Google has developed it’s own video calling app called Duo, “a simple 1-to-1 video calling app available for Android and iOS. Duo takes the complexity out of video calling, so that you can be together in the moment wherever you are.” A Google account is not required but rather a simple…

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The 50 Most Intelligent Companies of 2016

50 Most Intelligent Companies of 2016

MIT Technology Review has named 50 companies “that best combine innovative technology with an effective business model.” The company categories range from vehicle makers, manufacturers, apps, healthcare and technology to shopping. From start-ups to older standbys the companies truly reflect “50 companies that are “smart” in the way they create new opportunities .” The top…

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