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1 hr ago | ZDNet

Jive Software adds integration with Microsoft Office 365

As it continues to position itself as a cloud collaboration hub, Jive has been ramping up the number of integrations and connections available on its platform. Connectors for Office 365 is meant to bridge the gap from the on-premise deployments to cloud apps, such as Outlook Online, Office Online, and SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.


Related Topix: Jive Software, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

2 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Microsoft OneNote Release For Android Wear

Microsoft has worked hard to ensure that its note taking application stands out from the crowd which is why its the company's priority to be available on every possible platform out there. Earlier this year Google unveiled the Android Wear platform which has been built from the ground up for smartwatches.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Google, Startups, Gadgets

2 hrs ago | Engadget

Microsoft OneNote comes to Android Wear, gets updated for iOS 8 and WP8

We'll say this about Microsoft's OneNote team: It's clear they want to be on every device, even ones you might not be buying. Earlier this year, the company came out with an Amazon application in the wake of some truly awful Fire phone reviews.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Science / Technology, iPhone, Gadgets

2 hrs ago |

Microsoft OneNote app now out for Android Wear, uses 'OK Google' to record notes

Microsoft has a launched a version of OneNote for Android Wear devices and new functionality for the OneNote for iOS 8 app, but it hasn't yet announced a version of OneNote for Apple Watch. Starting today, anyone with an Android Wear-compatible smartwatch can install OneNote from the Google Play Store and then record notes by simply saying "OK Google, take a note," Microsoft explained in a blog post published on 16 September.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | InformationWeek

MapR Ships Drill For SQL Analysis Of Big Data

Plenty of Hadoop vendors and hangers-on are promising SQL-on-Hadoop capabilities, but in the process they're buying into the old, inflexible model-before-querying approach to data analysis. Hadoop software distributor MapR on Tuesday announced it will start shipping Apache Drill software that it says delivers a more flexible, big-data-savvy data-exploration approach.


Related Topix: Cloudera, Dennis Christopher, Marketing, Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | PC Magazine

20 Excel Tips for Becoming a Spreadsheet Pro

There are very, very few people on planet Earth who could ever say they've completely mastered every intricate little thing about Microsoft Excel . It's the world's premiere spreadsheet application, and has been the industry standard for over 20 years, replacing the once-venerable Lotus 1-2-3, the first killer app for PCs in the 1980s.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft

5 hrs ago | PC World

Three warning signs that email is malicious

Email spam filtering is far better than it used to be. There was a time when nearly every scam email would land in your inbox.


Related Topix: Email Spam, Science / Technology, Laptops/Notebooks

7 hrs ago | Onward State

Penn State Students Unveil Resume-Building Website

A pair of student entrepreneurs is working together to bring Penn State students a new way to enhance their resumes, just in time for the Fall Career Days at the Bryce Jordan Center. Mitch Robinson, a junior and president of Innoblue , Penn State's community of entrepreneurs, and Zach Zimbler, a 2012 graduate and founder of TEDxPSU , teamed up to build , a website designed to compete with Microsoft Word as the first choice for creating an effective resume.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

9 hrs ago | ZDNet

Another Italian city announces it's ditching Microsoft Windows for open source

The City of Udine is moving from Windows for OpenOffice - and may soon ditch Microsoft at an operating system level too. If there's one thing that obsesses local government organizations in recession-ridden Italy nowadays, it's cutting spending.


Related Topix: Italy, World News, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Computers

11 hrs ago | The Daily WTF

CodeSOD: The Erlking

Visual Basic's error handling is its own special WTF in itself. For those that haven't had to suffer through it, you can set the error-handling mode with a special , is a delightful statement that tells Visual Basic to simply ignore errors, and continue execution.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

How I Wrote A 90,000 Word Book Using Evernote From Start To Finish

It was a weird choice by me because Evernote is not a word processor. It's a note-taking application.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, iPhone and iPad App, Google Docs, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, Pages, iPhone App


WritePad Pro1.4 Featuring Improved Handwriting Recognition & Note-Taking

PhatWare Corporation, a leading professional software and application developer, announces the immediate availability of WritePad Pro 1.4, the advanced word processing, note-taking, and handwriting recognition app for iPhone and iPad. WritePad Pro 1.4 features numerous improvements, all of which are based on feedback we received from WritePad users.


Related Topix: Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Google Drive, iPhone App, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone, iCloud


Open-source project promises easy-to-use encryption for email, instant

A software development project launched Monday aims to create free tools that simplify the encryption of online forms of communication like email, instant messaging, SMS and more by solving the complexity associated with the exchange and management of encryption keys. Called "Pretty Easy Privacy" , the project's goal is to integrate the technology with existing communication tools on different desktop and mobile platforms.


Related Topix: Science / Technology


Ashampoo 3D CAD Architecture 5 introduces 64-bit support, optional ribbon user interface

Berlin-based developer has released Ashampoo 3D CAD Architecture 5.0 , a major new version of its commercial CAD software for home and garden design projects. Version 5.0 adds 64-bit support for improved performance, plus debuts a new, simplified ribbon-based UI as well as adding support for 2D fill patterns and textures.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Announcing OneNote Class Notebook Creator

OneNote Class Notebook Creator is a new app enhancement for Microsoft OneNote based on feedback teachers shared with Microsoft about how to make OneNote even better for student achievement. OneNote has been around since Office 2003 and yet, as we work with educators around the world we are constantly surprised that this unbelievably, amazing tool is still the best kept secret going.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

PC World

How to start blogging with Microsoft Word

Blogging with Microsoft Word lets you use the richly featured word processor to circumvent many of the underpowered, sometimes unfriendly aspects of browser-based interfaces used by platforms like WordPress or Blogger. We'll show you several ways to write and publish blog posts directly from Word, using the tools and shortcuts you already know.


Related Topix: Blog News, Science / Technology, Google, Startups

Sun Sep 14, 2014

MSDN Blogs

Office Mix keeps getting better and better

Flipping your classroom? Creating screencasts on expensive software? Want learning analytics to inform your lesson planning? Office Mix really is the key to making your workflows easy and effective. When Office Mix was released earlier this year we wrote a post sharing the uses of this PowerPoint 2013 Plugin.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Social Software


Treasury risk manager leaps from Microsoft Access to Azure cloud

Microsoft Access has for years been the bane of many IT departments, allowing users to create applications outside of IT's control and distribute silos of data across the organisation. What is less well recognised is the use of Access, often heavily customised, in core enterprise applications.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, New Zealand, World News


MITCalc - V-Belts Calculation 1.20

Belts Calculation was created for geometrical designs and strength checks of belt transmissions with the use of V-belts. Application is developed in MS Excel, is multi-language, supports Imperial and Metric units and solves the following main tasks: Calculation for 2 or 3 pulleys.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer-Aided Design, Manufacturing and Engineering


Financial Research Associate

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