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Microsoft targets Chrome OS with $189 Windows 10 laptops for education

Microsoft announced seven new low-cost Windows 10 laptops, all priced under $300 to take on Chromebooks and iPads in the education market, along with a new Microsoft Allora stylus for students using the Surface Go tablet. The post Microsoft targets Chrome OS with $189 Windows 10 laptops for education appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Education, Microsoft, Trends, Computing, Windows 10, Microsoft Allora


Surface: Tested to withstand the NFL. Microsoft firmware updates? Not so much

Windows is updating your play-by-play, this may take a while Microsoft's Surface tablet got an unexpected workout during the recent NFL playoff between the New England Patriots and the Kansas City Chiefs when a frustrated coach flung the fondleslab onto the field.…
Tags: Microsoft, NFL, Software, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Microsoft


JExcel 1.8

Integration of Microsoft Excel with Java apps
Tags: Microsoft, Software


PowerPointPipe Replace for PowerPoint 5.4

Search and Replace Microsoft PowerPoint slide
Tags: Microsoft, Software


Facebook is restructuring its augmented-reality glasses division as it inches closer to launch (FB)

Facebook is moving hundreds of employees to a new product-focused augmented-reality group as it continues to quietly develop AR glasses. The employees are being moved out of the research-driven Facebook Reality Labs and into a new specialized team overseen by two key hardware execs, Business Insider has learned. A Facebook representative said the company was working on multiple AR hardware products that might not all ultimately launch. A source who has tried a prototype of the glasses on said ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft, Trends, Silicon Valley, Randall, Signal, Business Insider, Michael Abrash, Bosworth, Kirkpatrick, AR VR, Ficus Kirkpatrick, Facebook Reality Labs, Rafa Camargo, Ryan Cairns


Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella describes 2 new kinds of software that will change everything for businesses (MSFT)

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has two very specific examples of what's next when it comes to business software. Specifically, he sees two new categories of software emerging. One new category will track the performance of products as customers use them. It is business software built on the concept of Internet of Things, where objects get sensors and apps. The second adds a layer of artificial-intelligence magic on top of it all, which will be designed to anticipate problems (like something break...
Tags: Microsoft, China, Satya Nadella, Trends, Silicon Valley, Nadella


The CEO of Kroger, America's largest supermarket chain, explains why the company's merger with the country's 6th-favorite grocer puts them in the perfect position to take on Amazon and Whole Foods (KR)

Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen spoke about his company's omnichannel strategy at the National Retail Federation's 2019 Big Show. In an interview with the CNBC anchor Sara Eisen, McMullen discussed how Kroger's merger with the grocery chain Harris Teeter had spurred a digital expansion. The Kroger CEO and chairman said the 2014 merger was a response to the belief that Amazon would eventually acquire or create a physical grocery chain. In 2017, Amazon confirmed those suspicions by acquiring Whole Fo...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, America, Trends, Walgreens, Manhattan, North Carolina, Cnbc, Kroger, Harris Teeter, McMullen, Eisen, Simple Truth, Amazon Walmart, Rodney McMullen, Amazon Don


What is a Good Profit Margin for Your Business?

Like the name suggests, a profit margin is the money you make in your small business after you’ve divided sales by all your costs. Small Business Trends got in touch with some experts in different industries who narrowed down what the numbers might look like for your company. Michael Philippou has a business blog at My Startup Friend.  He narrowed down what a good profit margin should look like in a familiar small business startup. “I operate in the restaurant industry and can tell you that any...
Tags: Microsoft, Sales, Cisco, Philippines, Nyu, Small Business Operations, Singson, Michael Philippou, Karla Singson, Dave Hermansen


Lingua-Translator-Microsoft-1.1.2

A client library for the Microsoft Translator API
Tags: Microsoft, Lingua Translator Microsoft


Basic Applications And Tools That No Business Should Ever Be Without

Tools. They are the pinnacle of our creativity. Whether they come in the form of handyman tools or software, they are at the core of every civilized society. Even the prehistoric man made use of tools in order to not only survive, but to also improve his quality of life. In the modern era, mostly due to the advent of technology, the number and variety of tools we have at our disposal is incredibly numerous that it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the total scale of things. It’s not only time-con...
Tags: Startups, Resources, Microsoft, Business Tools


5 Keys to Working with Remote Team Members Effectively

By Roy Rasmussen Talent shortage is a major problem for companies today. With qualified workers in short supply and more positions than workers available, many businesses are struggling to fill key positions. Improvements in the economy have actually aggravated the issue by reducing unemployment and intensifying competition for available workers. The number of employers struggling to fill open positions rose from 40 percent to 45 percent globally between 2017 and 2018, rising to the highest leve...
Tags: Google, Business, Microsoft, Management, Paypal, Upwork, Gallup, Right Now, ManpowerGroup, EVP, QuickBooks Online, Society for Human Resource Management, Roy Rasmussen, Edward Daciuk, Gráinne Forde


Top 5 Industrial Design Jobs for this week

As a part of our careers-related columns, these are our top five picks of the best industrial design opportunities on Yanko Design’s recruitment platform YD Job Board. With some famous names across our board, this week’s pick includes openings at the backpack innovators Osprey, quirky design products at Oxo along with sporting and fitness product designers.Check out Yanko Design Job Board for more design openings.Want your requirement to be featured along with these global design-driven companie...
Tags: Design, Microsoft, Army, OXO, Yanko Design, Yanko, BINGHAMTON NEW YORK, Yanko Design Job Board, Dick s Sporting GoodsDICK 'S Sporting Goods, Dick Stack, MicrosoftThe Packaging Design Department, Xbox Surface Microsoft


Microsoft's Master Chief calls time on Cortana as a standalone AI platform

Plus: Retail services win for Azure and 365, new toy for XAML UWP devs, and more Roundup Culling Cortana, poking Phone users and feeding the UWP XAML developers – it's all in a week's work for Microsoft.…
Tags: Microsoft, Cortana, Software, UWP


DataNumen Office Repair 3.6

Data recovery suite for Microsoft Office
Tags: Microsoft, Software, DataNumen Office Repair


Tens to be disappointed as Windows 10 Mobile death date set: Doomed phone OS won't see 2020

Microsoft to hang up support on 10 December. Microsoft has formally set the end date for support of its all-but-forgotten Windows 10 Mobile platform.…
Tags: Microsoft, Linux


Scott Harvey Interview at @CloudEXPO New York | @Atmosera @Azure #Cloud #CIO #DevOps #Serverless #DataCenter

Atmosera delivers modern cloud services that maximize the advantages of cloud-based infrastructures. Offering private, hybrid, and public cloud solutions, Atmosera works closely with customers to engineer, deploy, and operate cloud architectures with advanced services that deliver strategic business outcomes. Atmosera's expertise simplifies the process of cloud transformation and our 20+ years of experience managing complex IT environments provides our customers with the confidence and trust tha...
Tags: New York, Microsoft, Software, NIST, HIPAA, Atmosera, Scott Harvey Interview


Top 9 Best CRMs for Small Businesses in 2019

Customers are the lifeblood of every business. But as a business grows, managing growth and organizing information becomes increasingly more difficult. What used to be easy when you had one employee and two customers is more difficult when you employ five people and have 25 customers. Not every business owner is prepared for their business to grow. But if you want your business to succeed, you must evolve the way you manage your business to match the growth of the business. This means doing som...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Small Business, California, Marketing, Sales, Entrepreneurs, Strategy, Social Media, Small Businesses, Customer Service, Mailchimp, Google Apps, HubSpot, CRM


Insiders say that Google's new cloud boss is likely to make some very large acquisitions (GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, OKTA, TEAM, NOW, SPLK)

Former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian takes over as CEO of Google Cloud this month.  Industry analysts and insiders anticipate that his reign will mark a new age of aggressive acquisitions at Google Cloud. While it's unclear exactly what Kurian will buy, rumors have spread about a possible Atlassian acquisition, while some analysts are excited about the idea of it buying the software company ServiceNow. In mid-December, 8,000 developers met up in Seattle for KubeCon, a conference centered aro...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Lyft, Beyonce, Microsoft, Okta, Trends, David, Ibm, Seattle, Oracle, Cnbc, Amazon Web Services, Atlassian, Splunk, Red Hat


This incredibly simple tool gives every website you visit a 'dark mode'

A web browser extension lets you change the color theme of websites from bright and/or white to dark mode.  The extension is called Dark Reader, and it's available for free for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.  Dark modes on pretty much everything — including operating systems, apps, and websites — are much more comfortable for your eyes, especially when you're in a dark room.  I'm going to go ahead and claim that one of the biggest oversights in modern tech is darkness — blissful, easy-on-the-ey...
Tags: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung, Trends, Reddit


how can Transfer of books

Hi Microsoft updated my computer and now I have lost all my books on Calibre although it is in a folder on my comp. How can I transfer the said books back onto my Calibre? Thank you
Tags: Books, Microsoft, General Discussions


Can we trust tech giants with our faces? Google, Amazon and Microsoft can't agree on how to protect us

There’s a clear rift among the tech giants over how to protect Americans from unchecked face surveillance.            [Author: Opinion contributor]
Tags: News, Microsoft, Google Amazon, Opinion contributor


Leaked screenshots reveal Verizon is already testing a video-game streaming service to compete with Microsoft, Google, and Amazon

Verizon is the latest company known to be planning a cloud gaming service. Verizon Gaming will let users stream video games directly to their smartphones and other devices. The Verge reported that the Verizon Gaming app is being tested on the Nvidia Shield, a home-theater streaming device, and will be headed to Android devices next. Other companies pursuing cloud gaming services include Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Sony, and Electronic Arts. Verizon is planning a new streaming service for video...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Verizon, Microsoft, Trends, Netflix, British Airways, Nvidia Shield, Microsoft Google, Verizon Gaming, Microsoft Google Amazon Sony, Electronic Arts Verizon


Windows 10 Mobile is dead: Switch to iOS or Android, Microsoft says

A Microsoft support page detailed the company's plans to end support for Windows 10 Mobile in less than a year. Users with devices powered by the platform are suggested to switch to iOS or Android devices. The post Windows 10 Mobile is dead: Switch to iOS or Android, Microsoft says appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Ios, Android, Mobile, Business, News, Microsoft, Trends, Windows 10 Mobile


Windows 10 Mobile support ending: Switch to iOS or Android, Microsoft says

A Microsoft support page detailed the company's plans to end support for Windows 10 Mobile in less than a year. Users with devices powered by the platform are suggested to switch to iOS or Android devices. The post Windows 10 Mobile support ending: Switch to iOS or Android, Microsoft says appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, News, Microsoft, Trends, Windows 10 Mobile


Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins tells us how he led the $200 billion company to growth when everybody expected it to get crushed in the cloud wars (CSCO)

When John Chambers announced his retirement as CEO of Cisco, he hand-picked Chuck Robbins to be his successor. And when Robbins officially took over, he called his shot: Under his leadership, Cisco would move faster — much faster — to stay ahead of the changing times.  At the time, Cisco was still a Silicon Valley powerhouse, but doubts were beginning to swirl. Companies were moving to Amazon's cloud, or Microsoft's, or Google's, in a trend that's only accelerated in the years since. And the mo...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Trends, Cisco, Silicon Valley, Huawei, Chambers, Amazon Web Services, Idc, Cto, Robbins, Meraki, Wilmington Delaware, UNC Chapel Hill


Microsoft is creating the ‘Netflix for games’: Here’s everything we know so far (MSFT)

Microsoft is making a big push to develop a streaming service for gaming. The service, which is planned for a public trial this year, aims to deliver high-end, blockbuster gaming experiences on whatever device you're using. Microsoft calls the service "Netflix for games" internally, as a shorthand for what the service intends to do. Microsoft's ambitious vision for the future of gaming doesn't involve a high-powered, expensive box sitting underneath your TV. Instead, it's as simple as Netflix...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Verizon, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Trends, Netflix, Sony, Hulu, Phil Spencer, Creed Odyssey


Recycling the world’s plastic garbage could buy you the NFL, Apple and Microsoft

This year, I served on the judging panel for The Royal Statistical Society’s International Statistic of the Year. On Dec. 18, we announced the winner: 90.5 percent, the amount of plastic that has never been recycled. Okay – but why is that such a big deal? Much like Oxford English Dictionary’s “Word of the Year” competition, the international statistic is meant to capture the zeitgeist of this year. The judging panel accepted nominations from the statistical community and the public at large for...
Tags: Startups, Microsoft, Tech, World, Royal Statistical Society, NFL Apple, Syndication


Millennials Are Taking Charge of Davos

For those seeking the familiar, next week’s annual World Economic Forum will feature the usual itinerary of glittering Champagne receptions and marquee-name panelists. It’s recruited six young leaders, all millennials, as co-chairs to join Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in shaping the discussion. The age of the co-chairs notwithstanding, the overall demography of the event still skews older. The average is 54 for men and 49 for women.This Davos also marks the third year in a row that a majority o...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Davos, Wef


How to Install Microsoft PowerShell 6.1.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Microsoft has recently introduced a snap package for PowerShell. This major advancement allows Linux users/admins to install and run the latest version of PowerShell in fewer steps explained in this article.
Tags: Microsoft, Linux, Powershell


Swiftkey for Android update lets you remove Bing search button, says lag has been reduced lag by over 50% even on older phones

Microsoft's Swiftkey added Bing Search integration in one of the updates recently. With Google integration Search, this move doesn't come as a surprise. However, the new update which is now available changes that. It trims down Bing search to a small button in the toolbar and allows you to remove it if you don't want it. Apart from this, there are a few other changes as well; the search is now a customisable toolbar icon. It can be moved and turned on/off. It has increased the font size used ...
Tags: Google, Apps, News, Microsoft, Blogging, SwiftKey, Bing