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Meltdown and Spectre: Current Status 01/12/2018 1024 576 Managed Solution

Meltdown and Spectre: Current Status 01/12/2018

Meltdown and Spectre: Current Status 01/12/2018 By Robert Meyers and Sean Andrews The vulnerabilities known as Meltdown or Spectre are new vulnerabilities announced last week to the world at large.  They are based on a process called speculative execution which is a technique that became popular in the mid-nineties to improve processor performance.  In most…

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How organizations can prevent vulnerability after the Equifax data breach 1024 576 Managed Solution

How organizations can prevent vulnerability after the Equifax data breach

By Jeff Lizerbram Solutions Architect, Systems Integration: When the recent news stories broke out across the nation on the data breach at Equifax, one of three main credit reporting companies (the other two which are Experian and TransUnion), the damage was already done almost 3 months earlier. According to the top news sources, over 143…

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Microsoft’s role at the intersection of AI, people and society 1024 576 Managed Solution

Microsoft’s role at the intersection of AI, people and society

By Harry Shum as written on blogs.microsoft.com Harry Shum, executive vice president for Microsoft’s AI and Research Group, speaks at an AI event in the U.K. on Wednesday. When the field of artificial intelligence was founded more than five decades ago, computer scientists could only dream of the type of capabilities that an average consumer might…

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Hey Cortana, open Alexa: Microsoft and Amazon’s first-of-its-kind collaboration 1024 576 Managed Solution

Hey Cortana, open Alexa: Microsoft and Amazon’s first-of-its-kind collaboration

By Andrew Shuman as written on blogs.microsoft.com  talk to Cortana every day — at home, work and on-the-go — to get information about my day, to set reminders so I don’t forget things, and to answer my questions. But I don’t just use one digital assistant. I also frequently talk to Alexa to listen to audio…

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Two things people can do right now to protect themselves after the Equifax hack 1024 576 Managed Solution

Two things people can do right now to protect themselves after the Equifax hack

By Richard Swaisgood Server Engineer, Systems Integration Unfortunately Equifax has been extremely tight lipped about any technical information. We know that the personal information of at least 143 million Americans was stolen by an unknown group and that they are offering credit protection services for about 1 year to users affected. The current rumors are…

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Microsoft puts partners at the center of $4.5 trillion transformation opportunity 1024 768 Managed Solution

Microsoft puts partners at the center of $4.5 trillion transformation opportunity

As written by Judson Althoff on blogs.microsoft.com As we kick off Microsoft Inspire in Washington, D.C., the world is on the cusp of major technology disruption – and that brings major opportunity. Digital transformation is a wave of business innovation fueled by cloud technologies like the Internet of Things, augmented reality, artificial intelligence and data.…

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Microsoft launches new email marketing and invoicing tools for small businesses 1024 576 Managed Solution

Microsoft launches new email marketing and invoicing tools for small businesses

As written by Frederic Lardinois on techcrunch.com In the shadow of its Inspire partner conference, Microsoft today launched in preview three new tools for small businesses: Microsoft Connections, Microsoft Listings and Microsoft Invoicing. These join the company’s existing stable of small business tools like Microsoft Bookings and the Outlook Customer Manager. Microsoft Connections allows its users…

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Helping partners innovate in business applications

As written by James Phillips on community.dynamics.com At Microsoft Inspire this year, more than 17,000 partners, customers and business leaders will hear our CEO and leadership talk about the critical role our partners play in enabling customers to transform their businesses across industries. Microsoft invests billions annually in innovation to bring the best products to…

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News from Inspire for businesses of all sizes 1024 576 Managed Solution

News from Inspire for businesses of all sizes

As written by Kirk Koenigsbauer on blogs.office.com At Microsoft Inspire in Washington D.C., we introduced a fundamental shift in how we will design, build and go to market to address our customers’ needs for a modern workplace. Introducing Microsoft 365—Satya Nadella unveiled Microsoft 365, which brings together Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility + Security…

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The intersection of sports and tech, help amid workforce upheaval and a new future podcast 832 664 Managed Solution

The intersection of sports and tech, help amid workforce upheaval and a new future podcast

As written by Susanna Ray on blogs.microsoft.com This was a week for jocks and geeks to unite, as they convened at Hashtag Sports, an innovation conference in New York City exploring the convergence of media, sponsorship, content, advertising and culture. Microsoft, an official partner of the event, hosted a media event where tech trailblazers from…

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