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Don't know about the pony, but that dog won't hunt

This vendor's free workshop on machine learning and big data is really a sales pitch for letting users create their own personal clouds. What could go wrong with that?

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Microsoft’s reorganization: Anticipating a massive personal computer cloud evolution

This Redmond reorg potentially goes well beyond Microsoft, and heralds what could be another massive market shift that most of us won’t be ready for.

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Blockchain and cryptocurrency may soon underpin cloud storage

Emerging now: P2P networks that use blockchain to manage cloud storage based on the sharing of excess drive and network capacity on PCs and in data centers. Those who share capacity get free storage – and can be paid in cryptocurrency....

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Now every Swift developer can build AI apps, thanks to Apple and IBM

IBM and Apple announce new machine intelligence solutions that let developers deploy Watson and Core ML to create mobile, enterprise-grade AI apps.

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Top 10 file-sharing options: Dropbox, Google Drive and more

Most file-sharing services have evolved into full-blown collaboration platforms. We look at 10 online services ranging from basic to enterprise-level.

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By 2020, we’ll be using Windows in the cloud

In just a few years, we’ll have a lot of compelling alternatives to a running apps on locally on a PC and this will drive a trend similar to what happened to Blockbuster and Netflix.

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10 ways to work better with G Suite

Here’s how to make Google’s apps get down to business.

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How to fix iCloud sync in seconds

Here's what to do when your contacts or calendar events don't sync between devices.

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5 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

While the full potential of blockchain may not be understood by business execs, that's not keeping companies from aggressively exploring how the secure, distributed ledger technology can save time and money.

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IBM sees blockchain as ready for government use

In testimony before a congressional committee, IBM's Jerry Cuomo warned against over-regulation because of cryptocurrency volatility, said the government should embrace the distributed ledger technology and encouraged its use in the...

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Microsoft wants to use blockchain to secure your identity

Microsoft plans to pilot a blockchain-based digital ID platform that would allow users to control access to sensitive online information via an encrypted data hub.

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How to use iCloud Keychain: The guide

Learn how to use Apple's iCloud Keychain to keep passwords, credit card details, Wi-Fi logins and other critical data safe, as well as create and recall complex passcodes.

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Mobile app management is being driven by unmanaged devices

The growth in unmanaged devices owned by employees or contractors is driving adoption of stand-alone mobile application management (MAM) software and services, according to a new report.

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Governments eye their own blockchain cryptocurrencies

This year will see the maturation of blockchain, as 2017's pilot projects turn into 2018's real-world implementations in a variety of industries. That includes governments, some of whom are now testing cryptocurrencies as fiat money.

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Microsoft targets Box, Dropbox and Google customers with OneDrive offer

Google also unveils a new Drive preview pane commenting feature in G Suite for Microsoft Office files.

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How to use the Highlighted Content web part on modern SharePoint pages

Tips and best practices to help you successfully “roll up” content when you are using the Highlighted Content web part on modern SharePoint sites.

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How to avoid paying Apple for extra iCloud storage

Apple offers just 5GB of free storage to iCloud users, far less than many need. Here's a rundown on what you can do to put your iCloud storage needs on a diet and what other options are available.

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Why Google partnered with MobileIron – and what they plan to offer

Google will use MobileIron's enterprise mobility management platform and analytics software to create App Store-like instances that can be offered through telecom providers.

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Tech Talk: Where blockchain's going this year

Blockchain has moved away from its cryptocurrency roots and is now being eyed as a platform for everything from global shipping to P2P cloud storage to real estate. Our Tech Talk panel looks at where it's going in 2018.

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