Microsoft Office to support Apple Pencil’s handwriting-to-text feature

Tech giant Microsoft has released a new beta version of its Office app for iPad with support for the Apple Pencil’s handwriting-to-text feature Scribble. The feature allows you to insert and edit the text in a Word document, PowerPoint presentation, or Excel spreadsheet using the Apple Pencil, with handwriting automatically converted into typed text, reports … Read more

The 2 Dow Stocks with Decade-Long Win Streaks on the Line

Since the rebound from the global financial crisis in 2009, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has finished down for the year on only two occasions. With the widely followed index down around 8% year-to-date, the potential for a third such occurrence is looming. MarketBeat.com – MarketBeat Yet not all Dow-30 members have had such … Read more

Microsoft, govt plan to train 250,000 civil servants in computer skills

Microsoft and the Indian government will collaborate for a program to train nearly 250,000 civil servants in using the company’s suite of digital tools. The partnership between the tech giant, the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), and the Capacity Building Commission (CBC) aims to help civil servants in helping the underprivileged. It will … Read more

Search engine DuckDuckGo to block Microsoft trackers amid backlash

Following the May disclosure that the privacy-focused online browser DuckDuckGo permits Microsoft to track scripts on external sites, the platform now claims to begin banning those as well. The platform said it was announcing more privacy and transparency around DuckDuckGo’s web tracking protections after community backlash. “Over the next week, we will expand the third-party … Read more

Windows Update for Business Deployment Service Will Apply Safeguard Holds Automatically for Suspect Patches — Redmondmag.com

News Windows Update for Business Deployment Service Will Apply Safeguard Holds Automatically for Suspect Patches Microsoft this week began further explaining its Windows Update for Business Deployment Service, with a focus on Safeguard Holds. Safeguard Holds are temporary software patch blocks, typically instigated by Microsoft in an automated process. The patch blocks get applied when … Read more

Portworx by Pure Storage recognized as the leader in Kubernetes Storage for three consecutive years by GigaOm

COMPANY NEWS: Pure Storage and Portworx by Pure Storage identified in GigaOm Radar Reports for leadership in Enterprise Kubernetes Storage and Cloud-Native Kubernetes Data Storage Pure Storage®the IT pioneer that delivers the world’s most advanced data storage technology and services, today announced it was named the leader for the third consecutive year in the GigaOm … Read more

Homelessness Week: Technology and innovation is useless without collaboration

GUEST OPINION: As we see technology solving a myriad of issues facing society, we are reminded of the complex nature of homelessness during Homelessness Week. This year’s theme isWe need a plan’ which is evident as we raise awareness for the 116,000 Australians who are homeless at any given night. What we do know, is … Read more

Why Tech-Savvy Millennials Fall For Job Scams — Here’S A Checklist To Keep In Mind

Mini TeamLease Services’ Chief Business Officer Mayur Taday has shared tips to prevent oneself from falling for a job scam, especially for millennials. Here is the checklist to keep in mind More than 55 percent of Indian job seekers surveyed by a hiring platform faced scams in the process of job hunting and millennials aged … Read more

Microsoft announces Outlook Lite for Android, ¿planta cara a Gmail? | Lifestyle

Uno de los mejores clientes de correo que existantemente en Outlook of Microsoft. Este compite de tú a tú con Gmail de Google, y desde hace tiempo no son pocos los que utilização en sus telefonos Android su applicación, que es completa y efectiva. Well, the Redmond company has just released a Lite version of … Read more

Microsoft launches local innovation drive

‘Born in Thailand’ touts advanced tech Dhanawat: Microsoft Thailand will increase staff by up to 30% Software powerhouse Microsoft has set an ambitious mission to encourage local firms to bring out innovation and creativity, under the “Born in Thailand” concept, a shift from “Made in Thailand”, while supporting them with advanced tech and pursuing digital … Read more