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Microsoft yanks buggy Office 2016 patch KB 4018385, republishes all of this month’s patch downloads

Bugs galore in the July patches led to an unprecedented (and unexplained) re-release of everything, and a complete takedown of KB 4018385. Note to self: Who’s testing this stuff?

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Microsoft takes on Slack with a free version of Teams

The free version of Teams, which doesn’t require an Office 365 subscription, is designed to counter competition from Slack.

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R tip: Iterate with purrr's map_df function

In this sixth episode of Do More with R, learn how to apply a function to a vector of values and return a data frame

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Delaware to test blockchain-based business filing system

The state envisions a blockchain network that lets firms incorporating in Delaware automate business processes and will allow regulators and investors to track stocks and assets in real time.

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7 tools to supplement (or supplant) PowerPoint

Looking for a PowerPoint alternative? When it comes to business presentations, it has become a lot easier to wander from the Microsoft Office suite.

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Microsoft puts Dynamics 365 on twice-a-year release cadence

The move puts the software on essentially the same schedule as Windows and the company's Office 365 suite.

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Top R language resources to improve your data skills

From books to videos to online tutorials -- most free! -- here are plenty of ideas to burnish your R knowledge.

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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on feature, bug fix and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 1806 (Build 10228.20104), released July 10, 2018.

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IT buyer's guide to business projectors

Confused about which projector to get for your company? Here’s a look at the major categories, technologies and specs, along with buying advice.

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Enterprises, emotion and the rise of the ‘empathy economy’

Artificial intelligence can now detect human emotion better than people can. It’s time to get emotional about AI.

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Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Your one-stop source for Chrome OS advice, insight, and analysis — from someone who's covered Chromebooks closely since the start.

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GoToMeeting adds AI transcription features, Amazon Alexa integration

LogMeIn-owned videoconferencing tool also gets text chat function.

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Slack outage causes disruption, but highlights importance of team chat

As cloud services become ubiquitous in the workplace, expectations for uptime rise.

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Want a more digital workplace? You’ll have to overcome resistance to tech

Younger and older employees tend to be more receptive to new ways of working than those in the middle, according to Gartner.

How (not) to speed up the system

Electronic component manufacturer's shipping system is having problems, but the original programmer is long gone, so this pilot fish is tapped to see what has gone wrong.

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Why Microsoft’s big bet on deep learning could go bad

Deep learning is the hottest branch of A.I., but it might not be all that deep.

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9 ways to get more value from business intelligence in 2018

Improved customer relations, increased employee productivity, new revenue streams — big benefits await those who breathe new life into their business intelligence strategies.

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What is Quick Base? A low-code database platform for citizen developers

Filling the gap between shared spreadsheets and IT-oriented development tools, Quick Base aims to let business users quickly create their own applications.

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