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Need data-science skills? Now your team can learn together

Data-science training company DataCamp has added DataCamp Groups so organizational team leaders can coordinate teams or classes, track their students’ progress and see how their skills evolve over time.

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Older versions of IE are now at risk

Microsoft this week made good on a 2014 promise and withheld security updates from users of older versions of Internet Explorer.

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Big Data as a Service delivers the analytics benefits without the grunt work

An assessment of the components required in a modern data architecture

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Now your phone can scan documents directly to the cloud with Box Capture

Users of Box Capture can scan a document with their iPhone's camera and then share and collaborate on it just as they would any other document on Box.

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UCLA just open-sourced a powerful new image-detection algorithm

Image recognition has become increasingly critical in applications ranging from smartphones to driverless cars, and on Wednesday UCLA opened up to the public a new algorithm that promises big gains.

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SCO vs. IBM legal battle over Linux may – finally – be finished

A breach-of-contract and copyright lawsuit filed nearly 13 years ago by a successor company to business Linux vendor Caldera International against IBM may be drawing to a close at last, after a U.S. District Court judge issued an...

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5 Tips for Improving Document Findability in SharePoint

One of the best features about SharePoint is search – but did you know that there are several ways you can improve search results without touching a line of code? These five tips can help your users find what they are looking for more...

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Microsoft lets cautious users try more of Windows 10’s leading edge

Microsoft is adding a Release Preview ring to its beta program, letting users get an early glimpse of what's coming to their PC while retaining stability.

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Data science achieves the ultimate ROI: a craft beer

Digital marketing agency Havas Helia has created 0101, a beer that was crafted based on data.

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KDE's new Linux distro: Terrible idea, or simply a huge mistake?

KDE's recently announced Linux distro, KDE Neon, seems like a questionable move that has the potential for disaster.

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Paul McCartney gives Skype some silly love songs

Skype announced a new set of animated "Mojis" Wednesday aimed at letting users express their love, with some help from Paul McCartney.

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Artificial intelligence in the enterprise: It’s on

Companies as diverse as Pitney Bowes, General Electric and Twitter are taking the plunge into machine learning. Here’s why.

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Microsoft delivers Office 2016 to subscribers on the slow train

Those customers may begin downloading and installing the same Office 2016 client applications -- Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word and others -- that debuted in September 2015.

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Setting up a Windows 10 picture PIN

How cool is it to draw on a picture to log into your Windows 10 PC? It's a lot cooler than remembering a bunch of letters and numbers. Here's how to set it up.

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Is Docker ditching Ubuntu Linux? Confusion reigns

Docker has long relied on Ubuntu Linux as the default host environment for Docker apps, but comments made by the company's CTO recently suggest that might not be the case much longer.

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Microsoft skills: What's hot and what's not?

SQL Server, Azure, SharePoint and .Net among the Microsoft skills in demand

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Google adds warning to unencrypted emails

Google announced Tuesday that it will warn users when they may want to be careful about revealing sensitive information over email with a pair of new security features.

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'Data wrangling' company Trifacta raises $35 million in new funding

Trifacta's $35 million in funding comes amidst a general sowing of tech investment. So why is this category bucking the trend?

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