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By 2020, 1-in-5 healthcare orgs will adopt blockchain; here’s why

Blockchain lets the healthcare industry exchange data in a standard format, automate complex processes and apply AI against large silos of medical data. It might even allow patients to sell their data for rewards.

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How updates to SharePoint self-service site creation affect governance, IA

Updates to Microsoft's SharePoint Online make it easier to upgrade to the new modern team site experiences. But they could affect your information architecture and governance plan.

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With DaaS Windows coming, say goodbye to your PC as you know it

How much are you going to like having Microsoft in charge of your desktop?

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Google touts G Suite momentum in office productivity battle

Although the company unveiled a range of updates at Cloud Next this week, it faces a long slog as it seeks to displace Microsoft in the workplace.

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Blockchain, chatbots, and AI could reinvent corporate finance

Over the next several years, CFOs and their finance organizations will be able to tap three key technologies to make their business processes better, faster and less expensive.

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Google to offer blockchain as part of cloud service

Google has joined a growing number of cloud service providers who are offering blockchain to enterprises.

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How to decide whether to deploy blockchain

At a Forrester Research tech conference this week, principal analysts and the IT director for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston talked about how to deploy blockchain and who should consider doing so.

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Microsoft lures Windows 2008 users to cloud with offer of extra support

The company will provide three more years of support to Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 when workloads are moved to Azure virtual machines or Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, which debuts later this year.

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Oracle rolls out its own blockchain service

Oracle joins IBM, SAP, and Microsoft in offering blockchain-as-a-service for companies hoping to deploy the distributed ledger technology without the expenses associated with embracing the technology in-house.

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The top 3 disruptive FinTech technologies to watch in 2018

FinTech will benefit from three technologies that are expected to expand the usefulness of big data, offer more secure and responsive applications and exponentially grow computational performance.

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5 clever little iCloud tips you’ll probably use

iCloud online provides you with some useful little features you may want to use.

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Crank up your Chromebook's cloud-connecting power

With a few simple tweaks, your Chromebook can become an even more connected part of your cloud-centric setup.

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IoT could be the killer app for blockchain

The Internet of Things is in search of a secure method for automating processes and exchanging data in real time to speed transactions; blockchain could be a perfect fit.

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Apple ‘raised the bar’ for enterprise IT

If you can determine the vitality of a platform within a sector by the activity it generates, then the appearance of a new Apple in an enterprise-focused start-up speaks volumes.

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The way blockchain-based cryptocurrencies are governed could soon change

Proof of Work algorithms, which govern how bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies run, have proven slow and costly. So developers are eyeing a faster and more efficient algorithm: Proof of Stake.

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Flaccid phone features foment ‘flagship fatigue’

The smartphone market isn’t growing. Average phone prices are declining. And brash smartphone startups are going out of business. That’s the good news.

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Gartner: Enterprises should demand 2 full years of Windows 10 support

Two analysts said corporate users should push Microsoft to turn a temporary 24-month Windows 10 support lifecycle into a permanent fixture.

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Is Microsoft avoiding the Win10 (1803) upgrade on PCs running Avast?

Several Win10 version 1803 upgraders have raised a red flag about Avast antivirus: After running the upgrade, PCs hit blue screens with nonsensical options. Now, there appears to be an official note on the Avast forum that says...

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