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Atlassian adds free tiers for Jira and Confluence

The Australian software firm is also adding premium tiers for Jira and Confluence users, part of its plan to entice more customers onto its cloud services.

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Why hybrid blockchains will dominate ecommerce

By combining a permissioned blockchain with a public blockchain, companies can secure background transactions with business partners while also sharing product information with consumers on an open ledger.

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Hedera Hashgraph launches mainnet, hopes to compete with global business networks

Hedera is a distributed ledger that runs on a new protocol that enables higher transactional throughput than bitcoin or Ethereum and is aimed directly at business use.

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Your guide to using iCloud in business

A growing number of companies are using iCloud -- Apple’s storage and syncing suite for Mac and iOS. Here's how to take advantage of iCloud’s ease of use and tight security.

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How VITAS Healthcare moved to UEM

VITAS Healthcare is three-quarters of the way to providing iPhones and iPads to its 12,000 employees -- and the company will be able to manage all of the devices with just six people.

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MacStadium announces cloud-based Mac IaaS for developers

Kubernetes-compatible virtualization layer for Macs in the cloud...

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Why blockchain-based voting could threaten democracy

As the desire to increase voter turnout remains strong and the number of online voting pilot projects rises in the U.S. and abroad, some security experts warn any internet-based election system is wide open to attack, regardless of...

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IBM, Chainyard unveil blockchain-based 'Trust Your Supplier' network

IBM has partnered with Fortune 500 companies to launch the network, which is aimed at automating the validation and onboarding of buyers and suppliers.

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Apple’s shock Siri surveillance demands a swift response

Revelation that contractors listen to Siri recordings is a bad look for Apple. Here are some steps the company should do to remedy the situation.

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What's a smart contract (and how does it work)?

Smart contracts are potentially one of the most useful tools associated with blockchain, and they can enable the transfer of everything from bitcoin and fiat currency to goods transported around the world. Here's what they do and why...

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Utah County to pilot blockchain-based mobile voting

A large Utah county is testing mobile absentee voting for military members and dependents living overseas, but some experts say online voting endangers the very democracy the U.S. military is supposed to protect.

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Tips for where to post news articles in SharePoint Online

You wrote it, but will it get read? Learn where to post news articles in SharePoint to get the most visibility.

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Microsoft beefs up OneDrive security

The company is touting a new OneDrive Personal Vault feature that allows users to protect sensitive files and requires two-factor security.

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Facebook’s cryptocurrency ratchets up pressure on banks, but has big risks

While Facebook's Libra coin has the potential to disrupt traditional commercial banking by removing the middleman between buyers, sellers and money transfers, it also comes with significant risks.

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Apple, Microsoft and a radical new theory on the evolution of computing

Is Apple’s announcement that iCloud will be available in the Microsoft store a bellwether of a very different theory on computing evolution? Have proprietary and locked-in strategies given way to embracing competition with an emphasis...

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7 blockchain mistakes and how to avoid them

The blockchain industry is still something of a wild west, with many cloud service offerings and a large universe of platforms that can vary greatly in their capabilities. So enterprises should beware jumping to conclusions about the...

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Dropbox focuses on collaboration with major app redesign

The cloud file storage company continues to reinvent itself as it looks to compete with collaboration and productivity rivals like Google, Microsoft and Slack.

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iCloud for Windows: What is it (and how to use it)

Apple's latest version of its iCloud app for Windows can be downloaded from the Microsoft App Store.

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FedEx exec: Blockchain will become a foundational layer – for everything

Like the internet, blockchain will eventually underpin new business models – and the movement in that direction has already begun.

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Salesforce offers blockchain lite to entice users

Salesforce is the latest company to offer customers a managed distributed ledger over which business transactions can be tracked.

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