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Mingis on Tech: Microsoft pulls the plug on GigJam

The collaboration tool offers forward-thinking ways of sharing information, but never gained traction. Although it's being shuttered, some of those features met yet show up in other Microsoft products.

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3 keys to negotiating successful cloud agreements

It is almost impossible to avoid the cloud in any sized organization, but negotiating with your software provider means several key considerations need to be addressed to ensure you execute a best-in-class cloud agreement.

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12 Microsoft Power BI success stories

Microsoft Power BI provides organizations with self-service business intelligence tools that allow users to analyze, visualize and share data using the familiar Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Here are 12 success stories built on Power...

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Understanding today’s outsourcing market

While global outsourcing contracts still generate approximately $40 billion a year, the as-as-service market now makes up more than 40 percent of those dollars.

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Microsoft Surface Laptop review: It's cool enough for school

Microsoft's Surface Laptop provides excellent battery life inside an attractive package. Move over, MacBook Air.

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Windows 10 S looks like the mainstream future of the platform

Windows 10 S isn't right for every environment, but the benefits it offers position it well to become Microsoft's mainstream version.

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Microsoft, Amazon go after enterprises with new SAP cloud offerings

There are some fresh public cloud offerings on the horizon for SAP database customers, thanks to Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. Both companies have announced new infrastructure services for the HANA database software aimed...

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Surface Pro 4 vs. Surface Book: How to decide

Two great machines, one hard choice. We walk through the pros and cons so you can decide.

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Microsoft's New Mixed Reality Hardware video

Microsoft introduces its new mixed-reality motion controllers for mixed reality. Here's why they're important.

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Microsoft's new mobile app enables Windows developers to test on iOS

Mobile developers building apps for iOS and Android have some new tools from Microsoft designed to make their lives easier. On Thursday, the company unveiled a series of apps and services, including one that’s designed to let...

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Microsoft's new tools help devs manage cloud deployments on the go

Microsoft is making it easier for developers to manage their cloud deployments on the go, using a new mobile app and browser-based command line.

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Microsoft takes its databases worldwide with Cosmos DB

Developers will have an easier time scaling their applications to meet global needs with a database product Microsoft updated on Wednesday. Called Cosmos DB, the service lets developers store data that can be replicated across any of...

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Microsoft brings customization to its pre-built AI services

Microsoft is doubling down on its cloud AI services for business customers with a fleet of new offerings aimed at helping businesses deal with video and supporting customers with unique problems not solved by Microsoft’s off-the-shelf...

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Windows 10 S hands-on

We go hands on with Microsoft's Windows 10 S and one of its inexpensive partner laptops, the Dell Latitude 11 EDU.

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Digital disruption is coming but most businesses don't have a plan

A study by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services finds that whlie most companies believe digital disruption is already or soon will disrupt their industry, fewer than half have enacted a digital strategy.

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Microsoft and Google riding the cloud wave

Cloud-based services and infrastructure are boosting the financial performances of Microsoft and Google. In earnings calls this week, Google says it has developed 'deep enterprise' strengths and Microsoft says it's executing on...

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Microsoft finds another use for LinkedIn with CRM integration

Microsoft is wielding LinkedIn against Salesforce in the battle for the CRM market. Starting Tuesday, salespeople will get LinkedIn Sales Navigator data alongside other information in the Dynamics 365 Sales dashboard.

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How Microsoft helped Docker with LinuxKit and Moby Project

Microsoft and Docker have been working together for over three years now, and this collaboration has led to the creation of LinuxKit and Moby Project.

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