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Banks remain wary of blockchain-based electronic payment networks

While blockchain-based payment networks could help eliminate central authorities and their accompanying fees for cross-border transfers, banks and other enterprises see risks.

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Microsoft Ignite 2018: Fantastic new capabilities for intranets announced

Day 1 of Ignite 2018 brought us new capabilities for modern intranets. SharePoint and Office 365 are ready to deliver engaging modern, mobile-friendly, intranets in the cloud.

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Getting ready for Microsoft Ignite

The Ignite event remains essential for any enterprise with investment in Microsoft.

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Mastercard, Microsoft partner on B2B fintech network that could save billions

Mastercard and Microsoft have developed a B2B global trade platform that creates a directory of businesses for verification purposes and a payment and clearance network to challenge what is today a mostly paper-based system.

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The worst part about Google's Inbox assassination

What looked like the future of email is about to become the past as Google gives up its effort to reinvent the inbox.

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Data shows time is right for ‘iCloud: Enterprise edition’

With 79 percent of all enterprise mobile activity taking place on iOS, according to Egnyte research, Apple has an opportunity to create an enterprise edition of iCloud.

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EU regulation will drive U.S. banks to embrace FinTech or lose market share

Europe's financial services industry has been forced to embrace open banking and customer data sharing. Now, with PSD2, U.S. banks will soon have to follow suit or face increased online competition.

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SAP pilots blockchain-based supply chain tracker

SAP has created a consortium of business partners to help it craft applications for a cloud-based blockchain platform that can track goods from creation to shipment to manufacturer as part of an automated supply chain system.

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Bolster your cloud understanding with this AWS certification training.

Amazon Web Services is one of today's top cloud computing platforms, so certified cloud professionals will likely run into AWS at some point in their careers. It’s never too late to be prepared and learn the fundamentals of AWS cloud...

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Apple really wants your next PC to be a Mac -- and the timing's right

Apple appears to be taking a small step to make it easier for enterprises to upgrade their clapped-out old legacy Windows systems in favor of new Macs.

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By 2020, 1-in-5 healthcare orgs will adopt blockchain; here’s why

Blockchain lets the healthcare industry exchange data in a standard format, automate complex processes and apply AI against large silos of medical data. It might even allow patients to sell their data for rewards.

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How updates to SharePoint self-service site creation affect governance, IA

Updates to Microsoft's SharePoint Online make it easier to upgrade to the new modern team site experiences. But they could affect your information architecture and governance plan.

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With DaaS Windows coming, say goodbye to your PC as you know it

How much are you going to like having Microsoft in charge of your desktop?

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Google touts G Suite momentum in office productivity battle

Although the company unveiled a range of updates at Cloud Next this week, it faces a long slog as it seeks to displace Microsoft in the workplace.

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Blockchain, chatbots, and AI could reinvent corporate finance

Over the next several years, CFOs and their finance organizations will be able to tap three key technologies to make their business processes better, faster and less expensive.

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Google to offer blockchain as part of cloud service

Google has joined a growing number of cloud service providers who are offering blockchain to enterprises.

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How to decide whether to deploy blockchain

At a Forrester Research tech conference this week, principal analysts and the IT director for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston talked about how to deploy blockchain and who should consider doing so.

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Microsoft lures Windows 2008 users to cloud with offer of extra support

The company will provide three more years of support to Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 when workloads are moved to Azure virtual machines or Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, which debuts later this year.

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Oracle rolls out its own blockchain service

Oracle joins IBM, SAP, and Microsoft in offering blockchain-as-a-service for companies hoping to deploy the distributed ledger technology without the expenses associated with embracing the technology in-house.

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The top 3 disruptive FinTech technologies to watch in 2018

FinTech will benefit from three technologies that are expected to expand the usefulness of big data, offer more secure and responsive applications and exponentially grow computational performance.

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