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Microsoft lays out a Teams vision for intelligent communications

A year after launch, the company’s team collaboration tool is now used by 200,000 companies.

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Microsoft stops pushing buggy Win7 patch KB 4088875, hopefully as a precursor to yanking it

Microsoft no longer installs the Windows 7 March Monthly Rollup automatically, but KB 4088875 is still available in the Update Catalog.

Throwback Thursday: Well, we got Y2K right, anyhow

Pilot fish's new alarm clock has an iPod dock, nature sounds, two alarms, and a button to make switching to Daylight Saving Time really simple -- but there's a catch.

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How to fix Windows 10 with an in-place upgrade install

Reinstalling Windows 10 over itself is an easy and surprisingly effective way to fix all kinds of problems with the OS. Here’s how to do it.

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The collaboration conundrum: Companies look to consolidate around team chat apps

With so many collaboration and communications tools now available, companies face app fragmentation and hurdles to ensuring their workers can actually connect.

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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on feature, bug fix and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 1802 (Build 9029.2253), released March 13, 2018.

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Android P is a perfect example of why OS updates still matter

It's easy to see the present form of Android P as lacking in pizzazz, but our first glimpse at Google's next effort speaks volumes about the ongoing importance of the OS-level update.

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A new mindset drives a new way forward

We need to rethink collaboration solutions.

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Android P in depth: An up-close look at what's new with security

An exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the most significant privacy and security changes on the way with Google's Android P release.

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First look: Office 2019’s likeliest new features

Microsoft has been mum about what's coming in Office 2019, but features that have rolled out to Office 365 provide clues. We explore the likeliest additions to Office 2019.

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These R packages import sports, weather, stock data and more

Want to look at salary trends? Check a stock's price history? Look at the performance of your favorite sports team? Here's how to easily pull publicly available data into R.

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Android and the shifting simplicity spectrum

Google's approach to Android has slowly but surely been shifting over the years — and an equal but opposite force has been pushing back at the same time.

Truth or consequences

Software developer's assignment: Chase down a problem with a true-or-false value that's not right. But he seems to be unclear on the whole concept of an if statement.

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SharePoint Online cheat sheet

Learn how to find your way around SharePoint Online, create sites, share and manage documents, work with calendars, integrate with Outlook and more.

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5 tips for working with SharePoint Online

Go beyond the basics with these power user tips for Microsoft's online collaboration platform.

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Great R packages for data import, wrangling and visualization

Here are my go-to R packages -- in a handy searchable table.

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Google’s Hangouts Chat collaboration app hits a booming market

The company plans to use artificial intelligence for Google Calendar and Docs features and tie it all tightly with G Suite.


How to get the most out of Slack

Though it's only four years old, Slack has evolved to become a leading cloud-based workplace collaboration app. Here's what it does, how to use it and why it could replace email in the future.

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