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Microsoft Office now supports the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar

Microsoft is now rolling out support for the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar in Office for Mac.<p>Word, Excel, and PowerPoint users will get to take advantage of it first, but Microsoft will be adding shortcuts and other features for Outlook and Skype later on.<p>Microsoft announced it would be supporting the …

Office 365 version Google Apps

Many education institutions run into a dilemma when trying to choose between Office 365 versus Google Apps/GSuite for their institution. Both Office …

Microsoft Office

The best free software for your gaming PC

So you’ve bought yourself a gaming PC or built one from scratch. Now it’s sitting in pride of place in your office, just waiting to be pushed to its …

Windows Apps

12 free utilities that can give you more control over your PC

Tweak Windows to your will<p>There are some very good reasons why you might want to peer behind the scenes of your Windows PC. Maybe you want to tweak …

Linux

The $999 SlingStudio makes it easy to produce multi-camera Facebook Live and YouTube streams

Sling Media, the Dish subsidiary you probably know for its Slingbox and Sling TV service, is announcing its SlingStudio hardware today. With this, Sling Media is entering a completely new market because unlike its previous offerings, which targeted consumers, the $999 SlingStudio is meant for video …

Facebook Live

DevOps ITSM vs ITIL ITSM

Patricia Adam<p>Patricia Adams will talk you through the biggest mistakes companies make with a software audit and how to avoid them<p>Matt Hooper<p>Why have …

Project Management
Virtualization

5 Inefficient Communication Habits That Cause Waste

It’s not hard to believe, we have a tendency to waste a lot of time communicating whether it be through face-to-face, talking, texting, emailing, or …

Creative Commons

Large-Scale Analysis of DNS Query Logs Reveals Botnets in the Cloud

<i>This post was co-authored by Tomer Teller, Senior Security Program Manager, Azure Security.</i><p>The arms race between data security professionals and …

VMware patches critical virtual machine escape flaws

VMware has released critical security patches for vulnerabilities demonstrated during the recent Pwn2Own hacking contest that could be exploited to …

Information Security

Azure Quick Start - Create Windows VM Portal

Create a Windows virtual machine with the Azure portal<p>2 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>Azure virtual machines can be created through the Azure portal. …

Why The Vote on Internet Privacy Means You Need a VPN

Regulation Rollback<p>What would be at risk if your browsing history went public? Most people have nothing to hide aside from embarrassing Google …

Privacy

What are virtual networks and proxies? WIRED Explains

As a regular internet user, you’ve likely heard the terms “virtual private network” (VPN) and “proxy” before but may not understand what they are, if …

Information Systems

2018 Tech Industry Job Market Salary Trends Analysis

There are two components of the tech workforce discussion:<br>1). Workers employed by tech companies, which includes technical and non-technical …

Tech Industry

CompTIA IT Security, Network & Hardware Certification Prep

Today’s all-access digital world offers a number of direct paths to upgrade your professional skills, but quality training is key to ensure success in any field.<p>You can learn the most in-demand IT skills in today’s market and start down the path to a lucrative career as an IT professional with the …

$59 for a $4,099 CompTIA-IT Certification Career Advancement Bundle - Deal Alert

With a certification from the IT association CompTIA, you’re set to make a move into the IT field whether you’re newly graduated or want to make a lateral career change. This bundle of courses will prep you for the Network+, Security+, Cloud Essentials, and Cloud+ exams, and is available for only …

Oculus revamps Home on Gear VR with 3x faster load times, 2x resolution, Explore tab and web browser

To accompany the launch of the latest Gear VR, the Oculus team has rebuilt Home from the ground-up for mobile. The latest version is a doozy, with 3x faster load times and a number of new features and optimizations that bring the experience closer to that of desktop.<p>If things feel a lot more like …

Gear VR

Lyft Shuttle is an experimental new Lyft Line feature that works like a bus route

Lyft has a new offering in testing called Shuttle, which is part of its Lyft Line commuter ride sharing option, and which operates along a set route with specific pickup and drop-off points. The trial for Shuttle is currently on offer in San Francisco and Chicago, and is intended to offer increased …

Lyft

Red Hat CEO: Today's IT department is in a fight for its life

The word smooshes up the IT terms "development" (meaning writing software) and "operations" (meaning maintaining software and all the tech needed to run it).<p>"Devops is all about how do things faster," Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst tells Business Insider. It's the IT department's version of Facebook's …

Red Hat

How to import and export VirtualBox appliances from the command line

If you're working with a headless or GUI-less VirtualBox host, you can still import and export virtual appliances from the command line. Here's …

Linux

Microsoft Launches New Azure Backup And Recovery Services

Microsoft today announced new features (in preview) for its Azure Backup service. In addition, the company is launching new functionality for its Azure Site Recovery service into preview.<p>The company is clearly gearing both of these services toward enterprises and notes that they will be especially …

Microsoft Azure

How to get started with Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016

Ready to implement Microsoft's Hyper-V server but aren't quite sure where to begin? This walk-through will show you how to set up the hypervisor and …