Redkix, an email-friendly team messaging platform, launches its public beta

Source: Tech News – Enterprise
 When you first look at Redkix, it looks like any other Slack clone, but while you could definitely use it just like Slack, the team offers an important twist on the standard company chat theme: it plays nice with email. After a year of private testing with about 7,000 users, the team is opening up its public beta today and launching its paid premium program in private beta.
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Google Calendar now plays nicer with Microsoft Exchange

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 Google today announced a small but important update to how Google Calendar and Microsoft Exchange can work together going forward. It’s not unusual for a company to still use both Google’s G Suite tools and Microsoft Exchange in parallel, and with this update, G Suite admins can now allow their users to see real-time free/busy information across the two systems. This means tools… Read More
Google Calendar now plays nicer with Microsoft Exchange

Microsoft acquires Italian IoT platform Solair

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microsoft logo Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Solair, an Italy-based IoT service that was founded in 2011 (and not the U.S.-based company that makes retractable awnings). Solair already used Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform to offer its services, so it’s no surprise that Microsoft plans to integrate its technology into the Azure IoT Suite. For now, though,… Read More
Microsoft acquires Italian IoT platform Solair

Microsoft’s next version of SQL Server will launch June 1

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data_Illustration_cloud The next version of SQL Server, Microsoft’s flagship database product, will launch on June 1, the company announced today. The release follows Microsoft’s usual round of public previews and release candidates since the company first announced this update in 2015. Maybe the biggest difference between this release cycle and others is that the company first tested many of the new… Read More
Microsoft’s next version of SQL Server will launch June 1

Microsoft’s new tool for building line-of-business apps is now in public preview

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innovations Microsoft PowerApps allows anybody to build basic business apps without having to touch any code. These apps can run on the web and on mobile (through the PowerApps apps for iOS and Android). Microsoft first announced a private preview of this project last November but starting today, it’s open for anybody who wants to give it a try. Building apps in PowerApps is mostly a… Read More
Microsoft’s new tool for building line-of-business apps is now in public preview

Microsoft restricts Cortana on Windows 10 to Bing and Edge

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Microsoft-Cortana-Build-2014-000 Cortana is Microsoft’s version of Google Now and Apple’s Siri digital assistant. It’s built right into Windows 10 and, while I’ve generally not found it all that useful, it’s a core component of Microsoft’s attempt at making its operating system smarter. Starting today, whenever you use Cortana to do a search on Windows 10 that would typically take you to… Read More
Microsoft restricts Cortana on Windows 10 to Bing and Edge

Microsoft’s Q3 misses with EPS of $0.62, revenue in line at $22.1B

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microsoft-earnings Microsoft today announced earnings for its third financial quarter of 2016. The company reported non-GAAP revenue of $22.1 billion for the last quarter and $0.62 of adjusted earnings per share (EPS) and $0.47 GAAP EPS. Wall Street expected Microsoft to report an EPS of $0.64 on revenue of just under $22.1 billion. Microsoft’s own guidance for the quarter was for revenue to be… Read More
Microsoft’s Q3 misses with EPS of {$permalink}.62, revenue in line at .1B

Microsoft’s Azure Container Service is now generally available

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shipping containers, boxes Azure Container Service, Microsoft’s container scheduling and orchestration service for its Azure cloud computing service, is now generally available. The service, which allows its users to choose either Mesosphere’s Data Center Operating System (DC/OS) or Docker’s Swarm and Compose to deploy and orchestrate their containers, was first announced in September 2015 and hit… Read More
Microsoft’s Azure Container Service is now generally available

LinkedIn open-sources its WhereHows data discovery and lineage portal

Source: Tech News – Enterprise
linkedin chocs LinkedIn today open-sourced WhereHows, a meta data-centric tool the company has long used internally to make it easier for its employees to discover data the company generates and to track the lineage of its datasets as they move around its various internal tools and services. Now that almost every modern business creates massive amounts of data, simply managing how all this information… Read MoreLinkedIn open-sources its WhereHows data discovery and lineage portal

Microsoft will soon offer a HoloLens emulator for developers

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Emulator Want to develop for Microsoft’s HoloLens mixed-reality platform but don’t want to pay $3,000 for the developer kit? Until now, it looked like you were out of luck, but as Microsoft announced today, you will soon be able to use a HoloLens emulator to write your applications, even if you don’t own the actual hardware. Read More
Microsoft will soon offer a HoloLens emulator for developers