Microsoft, Adobe Partner to Boost Analytics, Cloud Hosting

LAS VEGAS — Adobe’s technology partnership with Microsoft will help businesses connect with customers in richer ways because it combines cloud infrastructure, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and data analytics technology. Scott Guthrie, executive vice president of the cloud and enterprise group for Microsoft, shared those insights this morning on the main stage here at the Venetian Hotel as Adobe kicked off its digital marketing conference.

Link: Microsoft, Adobe Partner to Boost Analytics, Cloud Hosting
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Apple App, ‘Clips,’ Joins Mobile Video Fray, Competing With Snapchat

Sorry, Snap, but Apple just gave iOS users one less reason to employ their Snapchat apps. Now, iOS users who want to share videos with captions can choose Apple’s Clips. With the Clips app people can share multimedia videos with friends through their Messages app, along with Instagram, Facebook and other popular social channels.

Link: Apple App, ‘Clips,’ Joins Mobile Video Fray, Competing With Snapchat
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O-M-G, Google Releases Android O Developer Preview

If you’ve only just gotten used to the taste of Nougat, Google has another variety of Android ready for you to sample. The company just released the first developer preview of the next major version of its mobile operating system, currently dubbed Android “The usual caveats apply: it’s early days, there are more features coming, and there’s still plenty of stabilization and performance work ahead of us,” VP of Engineering Dave Burke wrote in a blog post.

Link: O-M-G, Google Releases Android O Developer Preview
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Android: Super Mario Run arrives March 23

Super Mario Run was a big hit for Nintendo on iOS devices, and now it will finally become available for Android users on March 23. You can preorder Super Mario Run today on the Google Play store. Super Mario Run will launch for Android platforms on March 23, Nintendo has announced. Back in January, Nintendo confirmed that Super Mario Run would arrive for Android in March, but this is the first we’re hearing of a specific date.

Link: Android: Super Mario Run arrives March 23
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The past, present and future of cyber security

‘Most businesses instinctively know that the current protocols won’t meet their needs in the future but persistently follow the old route instead of attempting to create something new’ Society only needs to look back a few decades to see a time when computers were so basic as to be…

Link: The past, present and future of cyber security
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Google announces Android O: Picture-in-picture, autofill and more

Google has released the developer preview version of its latest mobile operating system. “Android is still in its early stages, but it is distinct from its predecessor in several ways that could change the way you interact with your Android. One of the most noticeable user-facing changes is the introduction of a picture in picture (PIP) option – similar to an Apple iPad feature added in iOS 9 – which should make multitasking easier in some circumstances.

Link: Google announces Android O: Picture-in-picture, autofill and more
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Nvidia’s Shield Android TV walks the line between expensive streamer and cheap gaming console

The nVidia Shield TV successfully straddles the line between streaming device and gaming console. The nVidia Shield TV successfully straddles the line between streaming device and gaming console. 4K HDR streaming video Good gaming capabilities Has every app you may need Simple, intuitive user interface Attractive design Disappointing controller High network requirements Only 16 GB storage Scores Explained.

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