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Microsoft Teams are thought of as a hub for team collaboration and will provide users access to content, tools, people and opportunities to converse within the framework of the Office 365 environment.The big question is of course if Microsoft Teams can compete with the very popular Slack.Teams benefit from being a part of Office 365, a cloud based platform that is a credible alternative for many companies.that Microsoft chose To develop its own product rather than that, ryktesvis, to pay eight billion dollars for the Slack shows that it is a very important product for the it giant.A recent study from the molnmäklaren Bitglass shows, for example that Office 365 has been rolled out in 35 per cent of all organisations.Although it may be experienced as yet another microsoft tools to keep track of offers an important option.
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Should today's inaugural proceedings are not be your preferred form of entertainment, NBC Sports Network just announced it will air its first ultra-high definition telecasts of the soccer juggernaut that is the Premier League.The most-watched sports league in the world, the Premier League will be available in 4K for the first time for subscribers of AT's DirecTV 4K service.DirecTV is no stranger to sports on big green fields at eye-poppingly high resolutions, as it already dipped its toe in UHD live sports last spring when it aired the Masters Tournament in 4K.NBCSN's 4K coverage of Premier League soccer will start Saturday, January 21 with Manchester City going against Tottenham starting at 9:30am PST/12:30pm EST.From there, the remainder of the 2016-2017 season broadcast through DirectTV will also be available in 4K.For those with DirecTV but not a 4K-compatible television, NBCSN's Premier League coverage will still be available in standard and high definition via the NBSCN channel or your local NBC station.
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If you're concerned about cybercrime or ransomware, a few simple precautions can set your mind at ease.Two security firms recently published the results of surveys that showed people may worry about cybercrime, but they don t do much to protect themselves, which leaves them vulnerable.A study by U.K.-based Sophos, and another survey by Radware asked different questions about cybercrime and ransomware, but in each case found that, unlike businesses, individuals are all over the place when it comes to actually preparing for and preventing cyberattacks, and even what they d do if their data was held hostage by ransomware.In the Sophos survey, the company found people in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland are more concerned about cybercrime than more personal physical attacks.Regarding computer security issues, 63 percent worried about losing money, 61 percent about having their computers hijacked, and 58 percent feared losing control of their computers.In contrast, 46 were concerned with physical assault or stolen cars, 52 percent about home robberies, and 56 percent about terrorism.
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But Randi Zuckerberg, a tech investor and media producer, says entrepreneurs shouldn't waste time on such a pursuit."A lot of us think that we need to find that pie-in-the-sky mentor who's going to help with our businesses," the former director of market development at Facebook told me at CES in the American Greetings booth."Over the years, I realized that person will always disappoint you, because the kind of stuff you're working on didn't exist when they were starting out in their careers, so how are they going to give you advice?Zuckerberg has taken on a lot of projects since 2011, when she left the company her brother Mark co-founded.She started Zuckerberg Media, performed on Broadway in Rock of Ages, served as a mentor and judge on the TV show Quit Your Day Job and adapted her children's book, Dot., into a TV series.We're going to see reminders of how we used to get back in touch with people."
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Hyundai already offers smartphone and smartwatch apps for its mainstream models, and now the Korean automaker s Genesis luxury brand is getting them as well.The Genesis Intelligent Assistant app allows owners to monitor their vehicles and access connected features, with some features also available through the companion smartwatch app compatible with Apple Watch or Android Wear .The smartwatch app allows users to remotely activate the climate control, lock or unlock doors, sound the horn, flash the lights, or stop the engine after the car has been remote started using the key fob.The app also includes a car finder, in case the user loses it in a crowded parking lot.From a smartphone, Genesis owners can access an FAQ page, manuals, and how-to videos for features on their cars.It also allows owners to review a Monthly Vehicle Health Report, recall notices, and a vehicle s service history, as well as coordinate valet service appointments.
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Think about it: With open access to the past and future, you d have unlimited knowledge within reach.You d know how decisions play out in the long run, and the full context behind the events of the present.For example, consider how marketers in the following scenarios can use the information we mined from our social data library of one trillion posts to see and seize the future.Predicting the next big foodie thingFat is always a hot topic in the food industry.Whether a certain item is low-fat, fat-free, has good fats or bears bad fats, food manufacturers and restaurants discuss and pay attention to fat content because consumers are listening and engaging in the conversation.
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I oktober 2016 meddelade den amerikanska techjätten att bolagets Sverigechef Alok Alström hoppat av.Beslutet grundade sig i frustration över att inte ha lyckades få staten att ändra åsikt om lågpristjänsten Uber pop.Nu följer ytterligare en högt uppsatt chef i den svenska organisationen efter.Det rör sig om Oliver Carrá, bolagets kommunikationschef och ansikte utåt.Han berättar för mediesajten Dagens media att lämnar sin post efter 1,5 år.1,5 år är en lång tid när det händer så mycket som det gör på en startup i hög tillväxt.
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Strategy & Culture is one of the courses in the Growth Academy, which is Breakit organizes, in collaboration with Berghs school of communication.One of those who joined the course in the fall, was Elin Lindahl, who is the HR analyst and project manager at media giant MTG.In my role I focus a lot on how we can improve our internal HR processes.You always walked away with many new thoughts on how to change their way of working , " she says.Nine out of ten participants would recommend the training to a colleague, according to the Growth Academy deltagarundersökning from in the fall.the Strategy & Culture, as Elin Lindahl went on, aims to help businesses renew their culture and create a more förändringsbenägen environment.
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The local government s irresponsible issuance of bonds and the decision by the U.S. Congress to cut corporate tax breaks have contributed to the current fiscal crisis and subsequent exodus of U.S. companies and Puerto Rican citizens from the island.Puerto Ricans also pay two to three times more for electricity than average Americans, due in part to their dependence on oil imports and because the government-owned utility company is plagued with billions in debt.Attracting businesses back to the islandIn 1976, Congress passed Section 936 of the federal tax code, granting U.S. corporations a tax exemption from income originating from U.S. territories.With the exodus of the big corporations, the workers soon followed.Technology is certainly one of the pillars of our economic development program, wrote Bacó in an email to me.
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For 80 years, scientists have puzzled over the way galaxies and other cosmic structures appear to gravitate toward something they cannot see.Instead of hordes of invisible particles, dark matter is an interplay between ordinary matter and dark energy, Verlinde said.Working within this framework, Verlinde traces dark energy to a property of these underlying qubits that supposedly encode the universe.This 30-year-old theory makes an ad hoc tweak to the famous inverse-square law of gravity in Newton s and Einstein s theories in order to explain some of the phenomena attributed to dark matter.Many experts have called Verlinde s paper compelling but hard to follow.In a new analysis of galaxies published on Nov. 9 in Physical Review Letters, three astrophysicists led by Stacy McGaugh of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, have strengthened MOND s case against dark matter.
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"Over the last few years, there have been many publications on attacks against smart cars, many of which have resulted in reputational damage for car manufacturers.The impact of attacks on a smart car has far-reaching consequences in terms of safety, while the cost of cyber security is becoming an issue for car manufacturers.The risk to the driver, passengers and other users of roads makes it a matter of national and European interest," said the report from Enisa.Its executive director Udo Helmbrecht said: "We need to bring together all European automotive industry actors to secure smart cars today, for safer autonomous cars tomorrow."The report warned that while the automotive industry has a long-standing expertise in car safety, many security issues of connected systems in cars and their potential impact on car safety are not yet properly taken into account.It lists a number of potential risks including:
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Popular photo collage app Photo Grid is getting a sleek new look.Developer Cheetah Mobile Inc. released an update for both iOS and Android versions of the app on Friday.The latest Photo Grid includes an updated interface that s designed to bring a smoother, less-cluttered experience to the app, as well as several new features.Machine learning is behind a number of the app s new special effects, including new options in the Twinkle overlays.The effects are similar to how other apps use artificial intelligence to turn photographs into a particular art style, only Photo Grid s selection of Twinkle filters appear to move just slightly, giving the image a shimmer effect and earning them the Twinkle name .Cheetah Mobile says additional effects and stickers will continue to be rolled out to users on a continuous basis.
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Human rights groups from around the world have delivered more than a million signatures to the White House, asking President Barack Obama to pardon Edward Snowden, the man who blew the whistle on warrantless government surveillance of all Americans.Given the political climate, the timing couldn t be more urgent.Once Donald Trump comes into office, no such pardon will be possible.In fact, Trump has suggested Snowden should be executed.Snowden can be viewed by patriotic Americans as a fellow patriot, a whistleblower, a dissident, or as a traitor.I asked Obama to pardon Snowden over the holidays.To me, this is a tech story, not just a political one.Americans have to be more aware about protecting our data, our privacy, and our freedoms.
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Don t be surprised if the next Instagram Story you see is a paid video ad from Nike, Netflix, or Airbnb.On Wednesday, Instagram announced that video ads would be coming to its Stories feature.The ads will auto-play fullscreen in-between your friends Stories, and you will be able to skip the ad by tapping on it.Advertisers will be able to turn an existing Instagram Story into a paid ad, as well as place static images.It s a similar ad unit that Snapchat has been offering since summer 2016.Instagram is currently testing these video ads with big-name advertisers like Nike, McDonald s, and Netflix.
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For those of us with a love for shooting virtual characters, 2016 was one of the most exciting years in ages.Overwatch, Doom and Titanfall 2 were glittering gems in what was the best year for first-person shooters in recent memory.This step forwards in quality isn't down to a new technological marvel or a new console generation making former ideas a possibility; this is a series of great ideas all coming from a variety of sources and platforms, meaning that some of the exceptional shooters we've seen in 2016 will see some of their finer mechanics repurposed, with the hits of last year 'inspiring' the hits of this year.This is bloody great, as far as I'm concerned — I just want to make sure they rip off the right parts.Overwatch - Putting the team in sniperI've got a bone to pick with sniper rifles.
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G5 Entertainment has filed a lawsuit against the company Mytona.the Mood relating to a breach of contract regarding a license agreement between the parties on 2 may 2012 relating to the game The Secret Society .It is clear from a press release.The lawsuit claims the G5 to Mytona has failed to perform in accordance with the license agreement, and wrongly refused to extend the license agreement beyond the agreed first five-year period ending in november 2017.Read more: grand slam for the Swedish game – here are the titles that sold the mostG5 seeks damages for loss of profits, both historical and future, as well as to the court shall establish the counterparty's contractual obligations, and urges other remedy for the harm prompted by Mytonas breach of contract.
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In the bitter patent battle between the Broad Institute and U.C.Berkely that reached a courtroom climax last month, both institutions are duking it out for the right to claim that they invented CRISPR-Cas9, along with the right to reap millions and millions for licensing their discovery.The patent battle has temporarily slowed scientific research that makes use of CRISPR, in addition to resurfacing a timeworn argument over the place of patents in academic science.The patent battle, which is awaiting a decision by judges, involves the first CRISPR enzyme every successfully used to edit mammalian genes, Cas9.This will not be the legal decision that is going to decide who owns this technology, Jacob Sherkow, a patent law professor at NYU, told me.While CRISPR-Cas9 is often heralded for making gene-editing as simple as cutting and pasting, the reality is that it s nowhere near that precise—and so scientists have gone hunting for alternatives to Cas9.
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Do you like making lists of things to do, but then fail to accomplish the items you ve laid out?A new application aimed at those with a tendency towards procrastination can help.Instead of a simple checklist or time tracker, Time, as the app is called, lets you more obsessively micro-manage the tasks at hand with a color-coded timer that changes from green to yellow to red as the allotted time for the given item runs out.Of course, there are already a number of time trackers, to do lists, and reminder apps on today s App Store, but Time is more focused on helping you accomplish your goals rather than just checking something off a list or logging your activities.With its clean, easy-to-understand interface – and no requirement to first create an account – you can start using Time as soon as you download it from the App Store.The water level slowly drops as time elapses, and changes to yellow then red.
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If you prefer the Samsung Gear in front of the Apple Watch, you can rejoice in that the clocks now are compatible with IOS.The only thing you need to do is download the free apps for the Samsung Gear S and Samsung Gear Fit, then it is possible to manage the contents of the smart watches from your Iphone, Ipad or Ipod Touch.
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If you have files on your flash drive that you don t want other people to see, whether they are confidential documents, important stuff or you re just that kind of person who likes to keep his files private.Then have a look a the EleSecret USB flash drive, a device that can protect your digital belongings through a fingerprint scanner.The EleSecret allows you to create different partitions on the drive, a public one and a private fingerprint-secured one.The hidden part of the drive won t show up on the PC unless you place the finger on the fingerprint scanner.The flash drive is encased in an aluminum body and comes with a 64GB internal space you can manage however you prefer.Overall it looks like a pretty cool gadget, it won t have NSA proof protection but for the ordinary users this kind of secure authentication should be more than enough.What is more, Elephone is now discounting the EleSecret by 50%, dropping the price from $69.99 to $34.99.The flash sale launches today at 18:00 GMT 8.If you re not happy with that then have a look at Elephone s next promotion that will go live at 6PM GMT 8 this Friday, January 17th, with up to 50% on many Elephone products.Check out Elephone s official website to know more.
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