NetworkingFiles 2017 Archive

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Date: 12-19-17

Secure and Manage Apple Devices at Work
Jamf Now is a device management solution for your Macs, iPads and iPhones. It’s cloud-based, so you can manage and protect your devices anytime from anywhere.

Date: 09-22-17

Third Party Add-ins Added To Outlook For Android
Microsoft just revved up its Outlook Android app making it more productive and fun for users. In a recent announcement, the tech giant announced that it has updated the software to now support a variety of third party add-in apps.

Date: 09-12-17

Amazon And Microsoft’s AI Assistants Are Teaming Up
Usually, tech companies keep each other at arm’s length, unwilling to share new technologies with the hope of besting their competitors. However, it appears that Microsoft and Amazon, two of the major players in the AI digital assistant arena, are bent on bucking the trend. Apparently, both companies want their respective assistants, Cortana and Alexa, to get friendly with each other.

Date: 09-01-17

Microsoft Challenges Amazon Web Services With Cycle Computing Acquisition
Among the top players in the tech industry, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the undisputed king of cloud computing, leading the pack by a wide margin in the relatively new but lucrative segment. However, rivals do not plan to let AWS reign unchallenged. In fact, analysts believe that the Amazon will have to brace for a serious contender soon with Microsoft’s recent acquisition of Cycle Computing, which aims to revamp the services being offered by its own cloud computing platform, Microsoft Azure.

Date: 08-21-17

Google Plus Rolling Out New Features And Encouraging Users To Be Beta Testers
Google is not yet giving up its bid to conquer social media. In fact, the search engine giant will be rolling out new Google Plus features and is now encouraging users to be one of its beta testers.

Date: 08-06-17

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Date: 07-27-17

Microsoft Develops New Chip for Hololens 2 And Promises No Lag
Microsoft revealed that its next-generation Hololens will pack quite a punch. Scheduled for a 2019 release, the new gadget will arrive with an all-new, more powerful artificial intelligence (AI) chip.

Date: 07-22-17

Exec Confirms Delay of Microsoft Windows 10 Timeline Feature
Microsoft launched an exciting demo at Build 2017 in May. It showcased, among other things, a convenient and useful Timeline feature in its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

Date: 07-10-17

Apple Shares Source Code For Machine Learning
Apple’s recent WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) saw the unheralded release of Core ML, which will reportedly make it easier for developers to come up with machine learning tools across the Apple ecosystem.

Date: 06-15-17

Google Releases An Ad Blocker Native To Chrome
Search engine giant Google is flexing its muscles once again as it releases an ad blocker that could have far bigger ramifications than just getting rid of pop-up ads.

Date: 06-07-17

Google To Expand User Search With ‘Personal’ Tab
Google has rolled out a new feature in their search engine portal, allowing users to track their own online footprints.

Date: 05-30-17

Latest Surface Pro With 13-Hour Battery Life
Microsoft unveiled the new Surface Pro during a recent event in Shanghai, touting faster performance for the gadget on the strength of its seventh-generation Intel Core processor.

Date: 05-25-17

Milliseconds Critical for Online Retailers
It goes without saying that website performance is crucial to online retailers for maintaining customer engagement and completing online transactions. Any delays of content delivery or slow load times will certainly impact online revenue. But as Akamia’s recent State of Online Retail Performance report shows, seconds…even milliseconds, matter.

Date: 04-30-17

For The First Time Windows Overtakes Android
According to March research from the independent web analytics firm StatCounter, Android topped the worldwide OS internet usage market share with 37.93%, placing it just ahead of Windows (37.91%) for the first time.

Date: 04-03-17

Google To Punish Symantec for Mis-issuing 30,000 EV Certificates
Google has announced a plan to punish Symantec by gradually distrusting its SSL certificates. The move comes after Google says it caught Symantec issuing more than 30,000 “improper” Extended Validation (EV) certificates. Symantec issues more than 30% of the web’s certificates.

Date: 03-24-17

Amazon’s Internet Disruption Wasn’t What You Think
As most all our readers probably know by now, Amazon Web Services (AWS) went down yesterday for nearly four hours resulting in significant disruption across the internet. Thousands of websites were affected, to various degrees, including the properties that are responsible for a lot of internet traffic such as Yahoo, Business Insider, Apple, Slack, Quora

Date: 03-01-17

Google To Phase Out Site Search
Google Site Search is being discontinued according to multiple reports. Google emailed its Site Search customers saying that starting April 1, 2017, new purchased and renewals of GSS will not be available. The product will completely shut down on April 1, 2018.

Date: 02-22-17

Google Releases A Technical Guide For Companies Considering Moving To The Cloud
Google has created a guide in the form of a website for companies that are considering a move to their cloud called Google Cloud Platform for Data Center Professionals.

Date: 01-30-17

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