more Microsoft Ignite 2018 coverage
Microsoft released Office 2019 for Windows and macOS this week, the latest version of its regular, non-subscription productivity suite. It's the kind of Office that, ten years ago, you would've bought in a shrink-wrapped package at Office Depot. But it's really not the version of Office that Microsoft would like you to buy — or that you probably want to have. That's because at this point, Office 2019 is basically a limited version [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Donald Trump's Boastful Comments Draw Laughter At United Nations General Assembly
President Donald Trump claimed his administration is one of the most [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018, Continue reading at the source
He and his teenage friends boasted of being ‘Renate alumnus', a claim that, 35 years later, has embarrassed a woman who had offered her wholehearted support to the US supreme court nomineeAlongside the accolades “Keg City club” (“100 kegs or bust”) and “Beach Week Ralph club – biggest contributor” in Brett Kavanaugh's 1983 yearbook entry, there lurks a more obscure boast: “Renate alumnus”. As accusations of sexual assault mount against Donald Trump's supreme-court pick, the [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018, Continue reading at the source
When Salesforce bought Mulesoft last spring for the tidy sum of $6.5 billion, it looked like money well spent for the CRM giant. After all, it was providing a bridge between the cloud and the on-prem data center and that was a huge missing link for a company with big ambitions like Salesforce. When you want to rule the enterprise, you can't be limited by where data lives and you need to be able to [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Hartmut Hopp was a doctor in the notorious ‘Colonia Dignidad' sect that abused members and was used as a place to torture and ‘disappear' regime critics during the Pinochet dictatorshipA German court has said it could not enforce a Chilean prison sentence for a German former member of a Nazi paedophile sect for complicity in child sex abuse.It ruled that Hartmut Hopp, 74, could not be jailed because the evidence the Chilean court had provided [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Bleximo, a startup that aims to build ‘quantum accelerators' — basically quantum-based application-specific integrated circuits — today announced that it has raised a $1.5 million seed round led by Eniac Ventures. Other investors in this round include Boost VC, Creative Ventures, KEC Ventures and Gyan Kapur. Instead of building a general purpose quantum computer like IBM, Rigetti and others, Bleximo, which was founded by Cyclotron Road fellow and quantum physicist Alexei Marchenkov, wants to focus on [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Jesse McDonald, 25, killed Naomi Hersi, 36, then recruited girlfriend to hide crime, jurors hearA man murdered a transgender woman after a three-day sex and drugs binge before recruiting his teenage girlfriend to help clean up the crime, a court has heard.Jesse McDonald, 25, is accused of drugging Naomi Hersi, 36, before stabbing her to death with a knife and a broken bottle in the hotel room where he stayed near Heathrow airport, in the [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Back in March, we asked the question “Are corporations that use Wikipedia giving back?” The answer was kind of, sort of, with one key exception, noting, “Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google all contributed around $50,000 by matching employee gifts. Amazon, on the other hand, is nowhere to be found on that list.” Today, however, the online retail giant is looking to address that apparent oversight, announcing a $1 million donation to the Wikimedia Endowment, the fund [...]
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