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Dropbox levels up its features for administrators

IT administrators managing Dropbox deployments are supposed to have an easier time with it soon, thanks to improvements that the company announced Wednesday.

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Tim Cook finally confirms Apple has augmented reality plans

Apple confirms what I've been telling you for years, it is developing AR solutions.

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Google taps A.I. to help you bid for digital ads

Real-time bidding is an aspect of digital marketing that can seem overly complex for the average bear, so it was only a matter of time before artificial intelligence entered the picture.

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Intel is developing AR smart glasses for interactive collaboration

Intel seems to be developing a pair of augmented reality smart glasses, and we may see them at the company's developer show next month.

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GE waves developers onto its huge IoT stage

General Electric has more than a century of industrial experience, but it hopes to leverage outside expertise in its IoT mission. This week the company is hosting a developer conference for its GE Predix software platform and...

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This new Outlook feature will organize your inbox for you

Microsoft is bringing one of the best features of its Outlook mobile app to the desktop: Focused Inbox.

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Reflect raises cash to be the visualization engine for the modern world

Every man and his dog is trying to call their visualization offering "analytics." It's refreshing to meet a vendor that tells its story truthfully.

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Capitulation? Mirantis refactors OpenStack on top of Kubernetes

It's turtles all the way down, but does this news mark a turning point for OpenStack?

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How businesses can use Pokemon Go to succeed

Pokemon Go has been a phenomenon since its launch and its location-based, augmented reality nature could make it a boon for small businesses.

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6 Slack alternatives worth a look

There’s nothing wrong with using Slack -- its three million active daily users can’t all be wrong. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t another option out there that might better meet your particular needs.

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Hot job alert: Become a Salesforce coder

Making the switch to Salesforce’s ecosystem can prove lucrative for biz-savvy programmers.

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Tableau 10 to feature data mashups, more IT management tools

Tableau Software is expected to release the next major upgrade of its popular data visualization software, Tableau 10, within a couple of weeks.

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Consumer Office 365 subscription growth slows

Microsoft said that consumer subscriptions to Office 365 topped 23 million, signaling that the segment's once rapid growth had slowed significantly.

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Columbus, Ohio focuses $40M DOT prize on transportation tech

The city snagged a $40 million prize from the U.S. Department of Transportation for a series of proposals to use data and technology to reshape local transportation.

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Puppet and Chef make way for Docker

Docker’s rapid adoption has resulted in more than 460,000 containerized applications. Does that level of container-based penetration signal the beginning of the end for the Puppet and Chef IT automation platforms? I believe so.

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Microsoft touts data harvesting tool as aid to enterprises upgrading to Windows 10

Microsoft will preview a new service today that lets enterprises mine data that Windows collects to accelerate adoption of Windows 10.

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2016 technology industry graveyard

Dell, Google and Microsoft are among those that have killed off products or services in 2016.

Human error, redefined

This company uses an ERP system for OKing orders befor they go to the production line, and it uses a PC-based interface. But one manager likes doing it on his phone -- and that's a bit more error-prone.

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