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Microsoft offers Office 365-loaded browser homepage to enterprises that use Bing

The new 'Bing enterprise homepage' marries the company's online search tool with internal document discovery for companies.

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Google delays Chrome web apps drop-dead date until mid-2022

The Chrome-specific apps let developers write one app that would run on Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS, and were to have been retired the summer.

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Slack talks up security with new encryption options, FedRAMP certification

Looking to show it can keep communication data secure and meet compliance demands, Slack unveiled several updates for its popular team chat app.

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Zoom explained: Understanding (and using) the popular video chat app

Here’s a look at where the Zoom meeting app came from, what it does and how to use it.

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Mozilla lays off 250, says pandemic 'significantly impacted revenue'

'Our pre-COVID plan is no longer workable,' argues Mozilla CEO Mitchell Baker; she outlined plans to reorganize the company behind the Firefox browser.

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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on new features, bug fixes, and security updates for Office 365/Microsoft 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 2007 (Build 13029.20344), released on Aug. 11, 2020.

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The maddeningly familiar march of Google's Gmail-Meet marriage

Google's effort to make Meet unavoidable brings to mind another moment in the company's past — and it isn't exactly a good comparison.

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AI and machine learning: Powering the next-gen enterprise

IT leaders are already starting to reap the rewards promised by AI and machine learning -- and a recent survey reveals half are considering greater investment as we hit economic headwinds.

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AI at work: Your next co-worker could be an algorithm

It’s inevitable that artificial intelligence will replace some jobs. But emerging AI systems not only support their human colleagues but actively collaborate with them, tapping the unique strengths of both.

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Microsoft pegs savings from Edge, Office 365 search as high as $43M

Microsoft says its Bing-powered search platform can boost worker productivity and save corporate money by making access to internal documents and data easier.

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The inherent irony of Chrome OS

Google's Chromebooks have come a long way, but one specific part of their evolution is amusingly at odds with itself.

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Ah, the joys of the infinite loop.

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Microsoft points to October end-of-support for older Office apps accessing 365 services

As of Oct. 13 the company will stop supporting older versions of Office applications connecting to Office 365 and Microsoft 365 services.

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Q&A: CBT Architects CIO sees a ‘hybrid’ remote-work plan as harder than WFH

While the rush to work from home (WFH) upended many corporate plans as the COVID-19 pandemic worsened, returning to work might be even harder, according to Nirva Fereshetian. "There’s no going back to where we were," she says.

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Redefining productivity and compensation in an AI age

Artificial intelligence offers the promise of boosting productivity by automating mundane tasks. Here are some of the areas it might soon gain a foothold.

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Flashback Friday: Oh, did I say 30 DAYS?

Well, it seemed like a month already.

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The best office apps for Android

Create an optimal Android office app power-pack with these thoroughly researched recommendations.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook defends the App Store business

Cook appears with leaders from Google, Amazon and Facebook today for a Congressional anti-trust hearing.

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