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GitLab reset --hard bad1dea: Biz U-turns, unbans office political chat, will vet customers

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/17/gitlab_reverse_ferret/

21 hrs ago

There's a line somewhere and we may just draw it, says code-hosting biz

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Good guy, Microsoft: Multi-factor auth outage gives cloudy Office, Azure users a surprise three-day weekend

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/18/microsoft_azure_mfa/

21 hrs ago

Redmond's sign-on system is so secure, nobody can get in

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Multifactor authentication issue hitting North American Azure, Office 365 users

https://www.zdnet.com/article/multifactor-authentication-issue-hitting-north-american-azure-office-365-users/

yesterday

MFA issues are impacting a number of Microsoft Azure and Office 365 customers in North America. So far, the causes aren't known, but Microsoft engineers say they're working on it.

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Microsoft warns: Office 2010 support is ending so buy Office 365 ProPlus

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-warns-office-2010-support-is-ending-so-buy-office-365-proplus/

4 days ago

Microsoft warns Office 2010 users that in one year it will no longer provide patches.

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Extract images and other content from Office documents with this simple trick

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/11/extract-images-and-other-content-from-office-documents-with-this-simple-trick/

a week ago

Here is a quick tip to extract images and other content from Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, or OpenOffice documents among others. While it is possible to save images embedded in Office documents in […]

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Are your Office 365 biz accounts secure? Don't find out the hard way... There are tools to keep staff, customers safe

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/03/office_365_security_compliance/

2 weeks ago

Sponsored We'll help you through the minefield of policies and protections, says Quadrotech

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Office 365 major new features: Here's what you get with new Surfaces, says Microsoft

https://www.zdnet.com/article/office-365-major-new-features-heres-what-you-get-with-new-surfaces-says-microsoft/

2 weeks ago

Microsoft reveals how it fine-tuned its new Surface lineup to improve automation and productivity in Office 365.

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8 ways you can (maybe) get Microsoft Office 365 for free or cheap

https://www.zdnet.com/article/8-ways-you-can-possibly-maybe-mostly-get-microsoft-office-365-for-free/

4 weeks ago

Do you dream of making slides, writing reports, and calculating columns of numbers without cracking open your wallet? If so, have we got eight (possible) deals for you.

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Updated Tools for Office 365 and Microsoft Azure Arriving Soon

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/09/20/updated-tools-office-365-microsoft-azure.aspx

4 weeks ago

Microsoft recently announced a bunch of tooling updates for organizations using Office 365 and Azure solutions. 09/20/2019

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The Central Telegraph Office was serving spam 67 years before vikings sang about it on telly

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/19/geeks_guide_to_the_central_telegraph_office_and_bt_centre/

4 weeks ago

Geek's Guide to Britain Farewell to St Paul's telco treasury

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UK Home Office primes Brexit spam cannon for a million texts reminding folk to check passports

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/16/home_office_a_million_texts_passport_brexit/

a month ago

New validity rules in event of no deal for Brits travelling to EU

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Microsoft: Office 365 gets automated response to phishing, nasty links, malware

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-office-365-gets-automated-response-to-phishing-nasty-links-malware/

a month ago

Enterprise Office 365 customers can now try Microsoft's automated incident response to thwart email attacks.

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Defense Department, GSA Award $7.6 Billion Office Solutions Contract To General Dynamics Information Technology

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/defense-department-gsa-award-7-6-billion-office-solutions-contract-to-general-dynamics-information-technology

2 months ago

by Kyle Alspach A unit of Dell Technologies and Minburn Technology Group are named as partners on the award, which includes office solutions built on Microsoft Office 365.

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Hold the phone: Startup Dialpad bets voice AI is key to transforming the front office

https://www.zdnet.com/article/startup-dialpad-bets-voice-ai-is-key-to-transforming-the-front-office/

2 months ago

Cloud-based calling systems are merging with tools to reinvent the "front office" of enterprise and the "go-to-market" process of sales and marketing. Eight-year-old startup Dialpad believes its innovative work with machine learning is the perfect mash-up of the two.

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How long will Microsoft continue to support desktop versions of Office?

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/16/how-long-will-microsoft-continue-to-support-desktop-versions-of-office/

2 months ago

The latest version of Microsoft Office for the desktop is Office 2019; the company released Office 2019 in September 2018 and made it a Windows 10 exclusive which means that it supports […]

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Inspector General's Office Elaborates On Scope Of Latest JEDI Probe

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/inspector-general-s-office-elaborates-on-scope-of-latest-jedi-probe

2 months ago

Another investigation into alleged conflicts of interest around the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure procurement process casts further doubt on the timeline for the military's massive cloud transformation initiative.

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How to use the first page as the icon for Microsoft Office documents

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/12/how-to-use-the-first-page-as-the-icon-for-office-documents/

2 months ago

Microsoft Office documents that you save on your computer or device use the same generic icon by default. The only distinguishing factors are the filename and the location of the document because […]

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Microsoft removes Office 2019 from its Home Use Program benefits

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-removes-office-2019-from-its-home-use-program-benefits/

2 months ago

Microsoft has updated its Office Home Use Program by removing the previous benefit of steeply discounted copies of non-subscription Office for use at home by enterprise customers.

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CryptPad is a privacy friendly alternative for Google Docs and Office Online

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/31/cryptpad-is-a-privacy-friendly-alternative-for-google-docs-and-office-online/

3 months ago

One of the most useful features in Microsoft Office and Google Docs is editing documents online and collaborating with other authors in real-time. But what about the privacy of the services? Local […]

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