Is it EOL for IE11? (Not yet.)

Microsoft last week began a process that will, eventually if not immediately, result in it canning Internet Explorer (IE), the browser it’s built since 1994.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)


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Become a Slack master with slash commands

If you use Slack a lot during your workday, you can be more efficient by learning some key “slash commands.” Many functions and tools of this popular chat platform can be executed by typing the / key in the message field, typing a command after it, and pressing Enter. Familiarizing yourself with certain slash commands will help you navigate Slack without having to take your fingers off the keyboard to use the mouse or touchpad.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)


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What Microsoft’s ‘full-Chromium’ Edge browser brings to the table

Nearly three months ago, Microsoft waved the browser white flag, saying it would scrap Edge’s original rendering engine and replace it with Blink, the engine that also powers Google’s Chrome.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)


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Windows 10 April 2018 update: Key enterprise features

At long last, Microsoft has begun rolling out its spring update for Windows 10, version 1803. Following the six-month release cycle of previous feature updates, including the Creators Update in April 2017 and the Fall Creators Update in October 2017, version 1803 was expected in late March or early April 2018; however, the late discovery of a serious bug delayed the release until April 30. Coded-named Redstone 4, the new release is called, imaginatively, the Windows 10 April 2018 Update.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)


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Why a Walmart VP had a ‘religious conversion’ to blockchain

Frank Yiannas, Walmart’s vice president in charge of food safety, was once a “major skeptic” and “non-believer” in blockchain, the electronic ledger technology platform on which bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are built.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)


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5 free IT help desk ticket systems

Whether you’re on the IT team at a company or work for a managed service provider (MSP), a help desk ticketing tool is a must for providing solid tech support. These applications give IT staff and end users a way to communicate about and track technical issues and questions.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story)


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PowerShell: Learn to tap the pipeline

Microsoft PowerShell is a powerful scripting language and administrative framework for Windows, and one of the key elements that makes it so powerful is the pipeline — the assembly line of data and results that moves between and through cmdlets. In this piece, we’re going to talk about how you glue stuff together — or, more specifically, how you take the output or results from one PowerShell cmdlet and send it into another for further processing.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story)


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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V: More secure, but not faster

With Windows Server 2016, Microsoft has introduced a lengthy list of improvements to Hyper-V. Along with functional additions like container support, nested virtualization, and increased memory and vCPU limits, you’ll find a number of new features, including production-grade checkpoints and the ability to hot-add memory and network adapters, that ease administration.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story)


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Create your own Slack bots — and web APIs — in R

One of Slack’s greatest appeals is that it’s so extensible. While its main purpose is group collaboration, add-on apps can do everything from answer questions about business analytics to offer project updates from tools like Jira and Trello.Step 3: Host the R API remotelyTo read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story)


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