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Antitrust Scrutiny Leads Microsoft to Quit OpenAI’s Board

Microsoft has stepped down from its observer role on OpenAI’s board, amidst regulatory scrutiny from both sides of the Atlantic. The decision, effective immediately, was conveyed in a letter from Microsoft to OpenAI, highlighting that the board’s newfound stability rendered Microsoft’s oversight unnecessary. The past year saw significant upheaval at OpenAI, including the sudden firing […]

Microsoft Pauses Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 26236 Deployment 

Microsoft has recently paused the rollout of another pre-release version of Windows 11, following a similar action taken weeks ago with the Windows 11 24H2 update. According to a recent update from Microsoft, the deployment of Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 26236 in the Canary Channel has been temporarily halted. The announcement was added to […]

Life360 Confirms Hacker Stole Tile Tracker IDs and Customer Data

A hacker breached the systems behind Tile device trackers and stole customer data, including names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers. The breach exploited internal systems through stolen credentials from a former Tile employee, allowing the hacker to access tools intended for responding to law enforcement requests about Tile trackers. While the breach did not compromise […]

Microsoft and Hitachi Partner to Drive AI Innovation

Microsoft and Hitachi have announced a significant three-year partnership to drive business and social innovation using generative AI. This collaboration will see the integration of Microsoft’s cloud solutions, including Azure OpenAI Service and Dynamics 365, into Hitachi’s Lumada solutions. The partnership aims to enhance productivity, operational efficiency, and sustainability across various industries. By focusing on […]

Dynamics 365 Contact Center

Jeff Comstock, CVP of Dynamics 365 Customer Service just announced Microsoft Dynamics 365 Contact Center. This innovative solution prioritizes Copilot technology, bringing generative AI to every customer interaction platform. Available for general use starting July 1, this standalone Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) offering enhances customer engagement by seamlessly integrating with existing CRM systems […]

Importance of Mobile to Small Businesses

How is your business leveraging technology and innovation? Mobile technology continues to be an important role in the future of businesses. Without adapting to the constant changes in technology, your business could be missing out on opportunities.  More employees are preferring to do their work on their mobile devices- smartphones, tablets, etc. With the ability […]

SMBs: Get ready to kick some SaaS in 2016

SMBs: Get ready to kick some SaaS in 2016 Repost from Avalara “There’s an app for that.” The ubiquitous Apple trademarked phrase has transcended beyond iPhone games and gadgets to apply to pretty much anything and everything being done in the Cloud today. It’s almost mind boggling how software and software-as-a-service (SaaS) are making it […]