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Changes to Microsoft OneDrive

Changes to OneDrive Microsoft announces some upcoming changes to OneDrive. On 7/27/2016, the amount of storage that comes with OneDrive will change from 15 GB to 5 GB. Microsoft is also discontinuing the 15 GB camera roll bonus. You can

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WhatAapp adds end-to-end encryption

Instant messaging service Whatsapp has announced it will encrypt all its users’ communications from Tuesday. With end-to-end encryption, messages are scrambled as they leave the sender’s device and can only be decrypted by the recipient’s device. It renders messages unreadable

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World Backup Day

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Western Digital to acquire SanDisk for $19B

 The acquisition brings together two powerhouses in the data storage space. SanDisk was founded in 1988 originally under the name SunDisk. Seven years later, the company went public, trading on the Nasdaq exchange at $10 a share. The company is

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Office 2016 is Here

Microsoft has released the first new version of Office for Windows in three years, adding a series of new features designed to bring the stalwart productivity apps into the cloud computing era. Office 2016 allows several people to work together

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Upgrade to Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 is familiar and easy to use. It includes an improved Start menu and is designed to startup and resume fast. Plus, it’s packed with new innovations including Microsoft Edge – an all-new browser. Your personal files and apps

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Microsoft takes .NET open source and cross-platform

Microsoft takes .NET open source and cross-platform, adds new development capabilities with Visual Studio 2015, .NET 2015 and Visual Studio Online NEW YORK — Nov. 12, 2014 — On Wednesday, Microsoft Corp. reinforced its commitment to cross-platform developer experiences by

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After more than 20 years, IBM has finally pulled the plug on Lotus 1-2-3 (1983–2014)

Lotus 1-2-3, the computer software program that was the spreadsheet of choice for businesses in the 1980s, was born in the Boston area on January 26, 1983. It was the brainchild of Mitch Kapor and Jonathan Sachs who had formed

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New Internet speed record blows past Google Fiber

Bell Labs researchers just broke the broadband Internet speed record. It is eight times faster than the previous record — and it was done over copper landlines. With speeds of 10 gigabits per second, Bell Labs’ technology proved to be

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Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19 billion

In a play to dominate messaging on phones and the Web, Facebook has acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion. (Read the whole story……..)

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