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How You Swipe and Hold Your Phone May Be a Critical Clue to Stop Fraudsters

[unable to retrieve full-text content] People are creatures of habit. This applies to daily routines, but also to small details like how they use their phones. The angle they usually hold their phones as well as how they use the … Continue reading

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Facebook’s text understanding AI is coming to a phone near you

Developers have a new tool to help mobile apps understand text, thanks to a Facebook open source project update on Tuesday. The social networking company’s AI research group released a new version of FastText, a programming library that’s designed to … Continue reading

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University CIO calls on cloud phone service

Georgetown University is testing a cloud phone service intended to replace its 25-year-old system, which would cost millions of dollars to replace. The move, part of a broader telecommunications infrastructure overhaul, advances the private university’s plan to migrate to consumer-friendly … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s weak phone sales drag down its Surface and cloud wins

Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia is proving to be quite the albatross. The company has stepped away from focusing on phones, and its handset sales revenue fell by almost half in the first quarter. Microsoft sold only 2.3 million Lumia phones … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s weak phone sales drag down its Surface and cloud wins

Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia is proving to be quite the albatross around the company’s neck. The company has stepped away from focusing on phones, and its handset sales revenue fell by almost half in the first quarter. Microsoft sold only … Continue reading

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Now your phone can scan documents directly to the cloud with Box Capture

Last fall, Box debuted its Capture app to let iPhone users upload photos directly to the cloud, and on Thursday the company added the most frequently requested feature ever since: document scanning. Previously, Box users had to manually scan and … Continue reading

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Cisco’s Spark grows into a phone and meeting platform for the cloud

Cisco Systems is rethinking its collaboration tools from the bottom up, turning the lowly Spark text-messaging app into a cloud-based platform that includes videoconferencing and the core features of an enterprise phone system. Spark, which debuted last year as an … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Fail, Surface Enterprise Update: Microsoft Roundup

Microsoft added to its Surface Enterprise Program, released its quarterly earnings, dealt with its Windows Phone failures, and quietly slashed 1,000 more jobs this week. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Office For Mac 2016, Phone Biz Layoffs: Microsoft Roundup

A week that brought updates to Office for Mac 2016, Power BI, and Windows 10 also included a massive round of job cuts at Microsoft. InformationWeek: Cloud

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