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With a single click, Word Pigeon turns a Google Doc into WordPress website content

TLDR: Word Pigeon cleans up content creation by turning a Google Doc into a WordPress website post with just one mouse click. WordPress is usually a godsend for most people looking to build and maintain their own website. Its drag-and-drop simplicity and truc…

microsoft teams - The Next Web
5:00am PDT - May 30th, 2020

The secret to trustworthy data strategy

To avoid common data insight killers, leaders can ensure their strategies identify key needs, prioritize, make their partners’ workflows better — and ultimately serve customers.

microsoft teams - TechCrunch
12:12pm PDT - May 28th, 2020

Facebook’s Workplace, now with 5M paying users, adds drop-in video Rooms and more

One of the biggest technology takeaways of the last couple of months has been that organizations need confident, wide-ranging digital strategies to stay afloat, and Facebook — in its wider bid to build products to serve businesses — is taking note. In the sam…

microsoft teams - TechCrunch
10:17am PDT - May 21st, 2020

Microsoft is rolling out Cloud for Healthcare as its first industry-specific cloud offering

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    microsoft teams - Business Insider
    5:42am PDT - May 21st, 2020

Couchbase raises $105M Series G funding round

Couchbase. the Santa Clara-based company behind the eponymous NoSQL cloud database service, today announced that it has raised a $105 million all-equity Series G round “to expand product development and global go-to-market capabilities.” The oversubscribed ro…

microsoft teams - TechCrunch
5:00am PDT - May 21st, 2020

Microsoft’s romance with open source software is on display at Build 2020

But that hasn't stopped Edge from making out with Pinterest.

microsoft teams - Ars Technica
3:45am PDT - May 21st, 2020

Daily Crunch: Facebook unveils its Shops e-commerce platform

Facebook and Instagram are making a bigger push into e-commerce, MasterClass raises $100 million and Microsoft launches a new project management tool called Lists. Here’s your Daily Crunch for May 20, 2020. 1. Facebook and Instagram roll out Shops, turning bu…

microsoft teams - TechCrunch
9:10am PDT - May 20th, 2020

All the cool Windows 10 features Microsoft announced at its Build conference

Microsoft hosted its first virtual Build conference for developers last night. The company announced a bunch of new stuff including a quantum computer built with OpenAI, new building blocks for live collaboration in Office, and Lists — a collaborative app for…

microsoft teams - The Next Web
4:35am PDT - May 20th, 2020

Gremlin brings chaos engineering to Windows platform

Chaos engineering is about helping companies set up worst case scenarios and testing them to see what causes the operating system to fall over, but up until now, it has mostly been for teams running Linux servers. Gremlin, the startup that offers Chaos Engine…

microsoft teams - TechCrunch
8:00am PDT - May 19th, 2020

Microsoft just launched a bunch of new features for its 356 suite at its annual developers' conference as it takes on rivals like Zoom and Slack to become an all-in-one tool for businesses: 'We believe we're the best solution' (MSFT)

  • Microsoft announced new features for Teams, including integrations with Power Platform, which allows users to easily build apps without having to write code, at its developers' conference Build on Tuesday.
  • Microsoft also launched updates to …

    microsoft teams - Business Insider
    8:00am PDT - May 19th, 2020

GO1, an enterprise learning platform, picks up $40M from Microsoft, Salesforce and more

With a large proportion of knowledge workers doing now doing their jobs from home, the need for tools to help them feel connected to their profession can be as important as tools to, more practically, keep them connected. Today, a company whose platform helps…

microsoft teams - TechCrunch
7:23am PDT - May 18th, 2020

U.S. House approves remote voting, though the tech is unclear

Congress will allow remote voting for the first time in its history, after the U.S. House approved Resolution 965 late Friday in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The measure — sponsored by Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern — authorizes proxy voti…

microsoft teams - TechCrunch
7:05am PDT - May 18th, 2020

Microsoft open-sources its coronavirus threat data for security researchers

For the last couple of months, cybercriminals have taken advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to launch a series of attacks on individuals and companies, with a COVID-19 angle. In order to fight these threats, Microsoft has open-sourced its threat knowledge …

microsoft teams - The Next Web
11:40pm PDT - May 14th, 2020

How SAP's COVID-19 response has unfolded, including a hiring slowdown, spending cuts, and emergency succession plans if leaders get sick

  • German software giant SAP's coronavirus response included hiring and spending cuts, emergency succession plans, and extended crisis leave for employees.
  • SAP exec Dan Healey explained how it all went down inside the company's North American o…

    microsoft teams - Business Insider
    12:42pm PDT - May 14th, 2020

How The Ascent Became an Xbox Series X Launch Exclusive

How does an 11-person team get highlighted by Microsoft as a launch title for the Series X?

microsoft teams - IGN
9:00am PDT - May 12th, 2020

Microsoft plans to add Gmail-like predictive text to Outlook for the Web

Predictive text is an iconic Gmail feature—but it's not all Microsoft has planned.

microsoft teams - Ars Technica
8:12am PDT - May 11th, 2020

The NYC Department of Education is reversing its ban on Zoom after the company addresses its security and privacy concerns (ZM)

  • New York City schools are once again allowed to use Zoom for online learning, after the district banned the red-hot videoconferencing app in early April.
  • Zoom made several fixes to address the NYC Department of Education's concerns about pri…

    microsoft teams - Business Insider
    4:24pm PDT - May 6th, 2020

Wunderlist founder announces a new productivity app called Superlist

Microsoft will shut down productivity app Wunderlist on May 6th, 2020. It’s replaced by Microsoft To Do, which integrates directly with Office 365.

microsoft teams - The Verge
9:52am PDT - May 5th, 2020

Microsoft reveals Xbox Series X boot screen, confirms July event for Halo Infinite and more

Microsoft is planning to reveal more Xbox Game Studios titles in July as it gets ready for the Xbox Series X launch. There will be monthly events, with the first starting this week to detail third-party Xbox Series X games.

microsoft teams - The Verge
6:32am PDT - May 5th, 2020

Commercial open source software startups will thrive during the coronavirus crisis, VCs say. Here are 31 they believe are poised for success

  • Investors believe that many commercial open source software startups will emerge as power-players amid the coronavirus pandemic and its aftermath, even as other sectors take a big hit. 
  • These kinds of startups have a few advantages, investor…

    microsoft teams - Business Insider
    5:45am PDT - May 3rd, 2020

Xbox Series X launch on schedule, but next-gen games may be delayed by pandemic

Xbox head Phil Spencer says Xbox Series X game production is an unknown as developers and publishers are forced to work from home due to the coronavirus pandemic.

microsoft teams - Polygon
12:00pm PDT - May 1st, 2020

Microsoft to demo Xbox Series X games on May 7th

Microsoft is getting ready to demo next-gen Xbox Series X games. An event on May 7th will reveal third-party games for the next Xbox, with Microsoft’s own Xbox Series X games to be demonstrated over the summer.

microsoft teams - The Verge
9:13am PDT - April 30th, 2020

Microsoft makes it easier to get started with Windows Virtual Desktops

Microsoft today announced a slew of updates to various parts of its Microsoft 365 ecosystem. A lot of these aren’t all that exciting (though that obviously depends on your level of enthusiasm for products like Microsoft Endpoint Manager), but the overall thru…

microsoft teams - TechCrunch
6:00am PDT - April 30th, 2020

Microsoft teases Windows 10 design changes as OS hits 1 billion devices

When Microsoft announced Windows 10 way back in 2015, expected the OS to be on 1 billion devices within 3 years. That did not happen, in large part due to the OS‘s failure to take on Android and iOS in the mobile sector. But now, nearly five years later, the …

microsoft teams - The Next Web
5:02pm PDT - March 19th, 2020

Microsoft teases new Windows 10 UI in video celebrating a billion users

Microsoft is celebrating Windows 10 passing a billion users with a new teaser video. It shows off Start menu changes, context menu updates, and even a modern File Explorer.

microsoft teams - The Verge
1:55pm PDT - March 19th, 2020