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Microsoft waffles regarding what’s next for Dynamics 365 for SMBs

Microsoft’s rollout of its Dynamics 365 CRM/ERP offerings has been a rather confusing one. This week, following the Directions North America 2017 event for Microsoft Dynamics 365 SMB users, some partners and customers seemed even more perplexed about where Microsoft intends to go next. Microsoft originally announced plans for Dynamics 365 in July 2016. Officials said at that time that… Read more →

Star Trek: Disovery continues the mission of futurism and bold social commentary

Video: The influence of Star Trek on tech CBS All Access Star Trek: Discovery Premieres Sept 24 Watch the trailer. Try CBS All Access for free. Stream every episode of every Star Trek series. Read More 51 years ago, much like it is now, the world was in uncharted territory. We had few, if any examples to guide us into… Read more →

Alation adds cloud storage access from hybrid environments

Big Data upended the economics and architectural practices of enterprise data warehousing by not only making it cost effective to store and process more data and more varied forms of it, but also promoting new patterns that pushed analytics computing and data tiers together. Now the cloud is prompting a shift of the pendulum back the other way. By decoupling… Read more →

Cisco’s Intersight platform brings datacenter management to the cloud

Cisco on Thursday is unveiling Intersight, a cloud-based management platform for its Unified Computing System (UCS) and HyperFlex Systems. Under development for about 18 months, Intersight represents “the culmination but also the starting point” of a multi-year effort on Cisco’s part to bring cloud-based subscription services to more and more of its customers, Todd Brannon, marketing director for unified computing… Read more →

Microsoft Office tip: The new AutoSave may not be as useful as you think

If you use Google Docs or Office Online, or OneNote, you’re used to not having to remember to save documents: mobile apps don’t ask you to say that you want to keep the work that you’ve just done. So when Office 2016 added AutoSave to Word and Excel and PowerPoint recently, it should have been a good thing. No more… Read more →

Apple hasn’t even started iPhone X production, claims analyst

Holding out for an iPhone X? They may be thin on the ground as a series of production delays push manufacturing to mid-October. Must read : The one must-have accessory for all iPhone 8/iPhone X owners Barrons reports that Raymond James chip analyst Christopher Caso had this to say about the iPhone X, which will be available for preorder from… Read more →

SEC admits data breach, suggests illicit trading was key

Markus Spiske | Public domain The US Securities and Exchange Commission has admitted to being hacked in 2016, with illegal trading potentially at the root of the breach. On Wednesday, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said one of the financial regulator’s databases, containing corporate announcements, was compromised and may have been used to gain an advantage in stock trading. By specifically… Read more →

10 reasons why Romania’s capital Bucharest is a great place to work in tech

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Add wireless charging to your old iPhone

Here’s how you can add wireless charging to your old iPhone, quickly, and easily, and for the fraction of the price of buying a new iPhone. See also: iPhone battery life bad after installing iOS 11? Here’s what you can do Here’s what you need: A wireless charging receiver card for your iPhone. A quick search of somewhere like Amazon… Read more →

Microsoft’s expected Surface Pro with LTE: Possible specs, pricing leak

Microsoft officials said earlier this year that the company would deliver at some point, a Surface Pro device with built-in cellular support. If leaks are right, that Intel Core i5 device may be landing fairly soon. Credit: Misco Sources have been pointing to Microsoft doing a lower-key Surface launch this Fall, with a new Surface Pro with LTE being one… Read more →

Google’s HTC deal: Can Google learn from its Motorola miscues?

Google is serious about manufacturing its own hardware…again. Google will reportedly buy HTC’s smartphone operations and intellectual property in a move that foreshadows that it is serious about integrating software and hardware and selling premium devices on multiple fronts. The purchase of HTC’s division isn’t likely amount to much–HTC is valued at $1.9 billion–but Google would acquire a supply chain,… Read more →