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Day: July 12, 2018

4 new ways Microsoft 365 takes the work out of teamwork—including free version of Microsoft Teams

July 12, 2018

It’s been one year since we introduced Microsoft 365, a holistic workplace solution that empowers everyone to work together in a secure way. In that time, Microsoft 365 seats have grown by more than 100 percent, building on the more than 135 million commercial monthly Office 365 users, 200 million Windows 10 commercial devices in use, […]

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Microsoft launches new wide-area networking options for Azure – TechCrunch

July 12, 2018

Microsoft is launching a few new networking features today that will make it easier for businesses to use the company’s Azure cloud to securely connect their own offices and infrastructure using Azure and its global network. The first of these is the Azure Virtual WAN service, which allows businesses to connect their various branches to […]

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Microsoft speeds up its Azure SQL Data Warehouse – TechCrunch

July 12, 2018

Microsoft’s Azure SQL Data Warehouse, the company’s cloud-based database service for big data workloads, is getting yet another speed bump today. A few months ago, the company sped up the service with the general availability of its second-generation compute-optimized tier and today it’s doubling its query performance thanks to the launch of its new instant […]

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Microsoft wants to make you a better team player by nudging you into submission – TechCrunch

July 12, 2018

Microsoft announced a number of new tools for its MyAnalytics tool for Office 365 users today that are geared toward giving employees more data about how they work, as well as ways to improve how teams work together. In today’s businesses, everybody has to be a team player, after all, and if you want to […]

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Microsoft Teams gets a free version – TechCrunch

July 12, 2018

Microsoft opened up the news floodgates this morning, in the kick off to its annual Inspire event in Vegas. One of the more compelling announcements of the bunch is the addition of a free version of Teams. The Slack competitor has been kicking around in some form or other since late-2016, but the $60 a […]

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Microsoft Whiteboard is available to all on Windows, iOS version coming soon – TechCrunch

July 12, 2018

Microsoft previewed White Board last May, alongside the new Surface Pro, eventually rolling it out in public beta in December. The collaboration app just went live to all Windows users, as part of the deluge of announcements tied to the upcoming Inspire conference. Whiteboard is kind of digital sibling to Microsoft’s large Surface Hub display. […]

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Turo files lawsuit against Los Angeles in car-sharing battle at LAX – TechCrunch

July 12, 2018

Peer-to-peer car-sharing marketplace Turo has filed a lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles Airport in a preemptive strike aimed at defending the ability of its users to rent out their personal cars at Los Angeles International Airport. Turo filed the lawsuit Thursday in the U.S. Central District Court of California in Los Angeles. The […]

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Brexit means blockchains, lots and lots of blockchains – TechCrunch

July 12, 2018

Does Brexit mean blockchain? The UK government has published a whitepaper — some two years in the baking — where it sets out its fuzzy thinking in an attempt to move beyond two years of Brexit fudge by squashing its warring factions behind a compromise customs arrangement to try to live up to its promise of […]

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You can now trade Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash on Robinhood Crypto – TechCrunch

July 12, 2018

Fintech startup Robinhood is expanding its cryptocurrency trading product with two new token listings. Users in selected states can now trade Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash from the app. Robinhood is currently providing one of the easiest ways to get started with cryptocurrencies. You can download the app, upload some money and buy tokens in just […]

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Announcing the TC Top Picks for Disrupt SF 2018 – TechCrunch

July 12, 2018

When we put out the call for early-stage startups to apply to be a TC Top Pick at Disrupt San Francisco 2018, which takes place September 5-7, we knew we were in for something good. But crikey! The competition was fierce, and narrowing the field to a cohort of 60 startups was no easy task. […]

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