Microsoft Strengthens Partner Bonds


Microsoft on Monday announced several new offerings aimed at strengthening its position in the cloud marketplace, including Microsoft 365 Enterprise and 365 Business, at its Inspire partner conference in Washington, D.C. Microsoft 365 Enterprise is designed to empower employees of large organizations to be creative and work together securely. Microsoft 365 Business, which targets small and medium businesses with up to 300 employees, includes a console for deploying and securing devices and users in one location.

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Salesforce Parallelism


For several years now, Salesforce has built distinct product lines that all work off the same platform and can integrate in interesting ways. There are product lines for the enterprise, small and mid-sized businesses, business-to-business firms and business-to-consumer operations — and probably some others that I haven’t considered. For instance, the AppExchange contains a wealth of apps for very specialized types of front-office business, as well as some back-office apps, like accounting.

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Nintendo just announced a real Pokemon game is coming to Nintendo Switch

At the E3 gaming convention on Tuesday, Nintendo showed off several new games, including the announcement of an upcoming Pokemon game.

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Apple shows off VR on new Mac, iPhone

Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling new device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning.

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Facebook's Original Programming Plans Take Shape


Facebook last week signed agreements with several content firms — among them Vox, Buzzfeed, ATTN and Group Nine Media, according to reports. The deals are widely viewed as part of the company’s strategy to attract millennials to its live-streaming Web content. Facebook will offer multi-tiered programming, according to a report that cited sources familiar with the plans. The service is expected to include Facebook’s own scripted original shows, which will run up to 30 minutes, as well other companies’ shorter videos, running up to 10 minutes.

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E-Commerce Gets the Einstein Treatment


E-commerce brings together several themes that relate to our current fascination with artificial intelligence, machine learning, bots, mobile technology and the like. It’s actually more than that, because it represents an underserved part of CRM. Until fairly recently, there were few tools that retailers could use to reach online customers for marketing and sales. There were development tools for building websites, but that’s not the same. The standing conception of e-commerce is that it’s technology we access to make online purchases.

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Google I/O 2017: Here are the biggest announcements

At its annual developer conference in California, tech giant Google showed off several new wares, including new computer chips and more uses for artificial intelligence.

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AI Is Still in Its Formative Years


The electronics industry over the past several years has made tremendous strides in creating artificial intelligence in a manner imagined by Allen Turing in the 1940s. The convergence of algorithmic advances in multilayer neural networks, the evolution of PC GPUs as massively parallel processing accelerators, and the availability of massive data sets fueled by the Internet and widely deployed sensors — big data — has enabled a renaissance in software neural network modeling techniques commonly referred to as “deep learning,” or “DL.”

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Frozen in time: DNA may ID sailors looking for Northwest Passage in 1845

Scientists have extracted DNA from the skeletal remains of several 19th-century sailors who died during the ill-fated Franklin Expedition, whose goal was to navigate the fabled Northwest Passage.

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 facial recognition has a big flaw

Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Fail Samsung’s Galaxy S8 comes with several biometric features — including one that could be fooled pretty easily, according to a report.

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Advertisers Flee YouTube Over Offensive Ad Placements


Several top U.S. advertisers — including AT&T, Verizon and Johnson & Johnson — this week pulled out of their agreements with YouTube due to their ads appearing with videos advocating extremism, or with other offensive content. Such placements represent violations of their agreements with Google, according to the companies. “Once we were notified that our ads were appearing on non-sanctioned websites, we took immediate action to suspend this type of ad placement and launched an investigation,” Verizon said in a statement.

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Google’s Jamboard digital whiteboard ships in May, will cost $4,999

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The Jamboard undercuts Microsoft’s Surface Hub on price by several thousand dollars.

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Elon Musk makes a bold bet with Australia

Elon Musk may be just one of several entrepreneurs to claim he can solve power shortages causing blackouts in south Australia, but he’s definitely the most confident.

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If you've ever used AdultFriendFinder, your details may have just been stolen

More than 400 million users — past and present — of AdultFriendFinder and several associated sites have apparently had their data stolen in a recent hack. The reported security breach follows another on the adult site just 18 months ago.

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Mysterious cyber attacks disrupt Twitter, Netflix, Spotify service

An Internet services company called Dyn was hit by several cyber attack Friday, snarling web traffic on the east coast of the United States.

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