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Windows Mixed Realty — Get Your Headsets On

Windows Mixed Realty — Get Your Headsets On

Since the introduction of Microsoft HoloLens, the world’s first fully self-contained holographic computer in January 2015,  Microsoft has continued to propel the Mixed Reality revolution.

Now, the complement of Windows MR partners have kicked off the 2017 holiday buying season by celebrating the availability of pre-orders for Windows Mixed Reality headsets at Microsoft stores and Microsoft.com.’

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Nordstrom Creates High Tech Circuitboard Pop-In Shop — You’re the Pulse!

Nordstrom Creates High Tech Circuitboard Pop-In Shop — You’re the Pulse!

A new “Pop-in” shop at eight Nordstrom department stores across the national electronic gridiron creates a “Tron-like” shopping environment where you are the human pulse of energy tracing the silicon paths of a circuit board between different product displays and placements, each containing some very nifty gizmos for your home tech portfolio.

As Nordstrom […]

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Microsoft Surface Laptop Warrants New Entrance Exam

Microsoft Surface Laptop Warrants New Entrance Exam

Having more than made the grade in enterprise, cloud computing, office productivity, and gaming software, Microsoft has learned some important lessons about go-to-market hardware as well as code.

Meet the company’s newest graduate. The new Surface Laptop  computer warrants a closer examination by students who want more power than a tablet but at a price point […]

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The Switch: Nintendo America’s COO, Reggie Fils-Aime, Makes the Power Play!

The Switch: Nintendo America’s COO, Reggie Fils-Aime, Makes the Power Play!

Will a world of mobile as well as at-home gamers make The Switch, Nintendo’s newest, “Transformers-like” device that can shape-shift into a handheld, mobile player or dock out at your big screen home port, the power play of your gaming experience, both on couch and away?

Thus far. the market has answered that question very positively. […]

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Calendar Synchronicity! BusyCal 3 Syncs iCloud, Google Calendar, Exchange and iOS. That’s Life!

Calendar Synchronicity! BusyCal 3 Syncs iCloud, Google Calendar, Exchange and iOS. That’s Life!

According to Pythagoras, the number 3, which he called a triad, is the noblest of all digits. Everything in the universe has a three-part structure, he stated, and every problem in the universe can be reduced diagrammatically to a triangle and the number three.

In developing great software, version 3.0 also holds special significance. It represents a kind of […]

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee Premieres ForEveryone.Net at SIFF

Sir Tim Berners-Lee Premieres ForEveryone.Net at SIFF

When Sir Tim Berners-Lee drafted a proposal in 1989 for a different kind of computer network that he named the World Wide Web (not the runner-up name which was “Mesh”), he became a “founding father” on a scale that would surpass even Broadway’s Alexander “Hamilton.”  

Could he have envisioned how his brainchild would transform the worlds […]

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Baseball Wearables: Can Seattle Mariners Stretch Internet Lead into Runs & Wins?

Baseball Wearables: Can Seattle Mariners Stretch Internet Lead into Runs & Wins?

Can Seattle’s industrious lead on the basepaths of Internet technology spell an offline advantage for the stalwart Mariners each time they take the field in the 2016 major league season?

We’re not talking the FitBit, Nike Fuelband or Jawbone. Neither will the Apple Watch or Android Gear make an appearance at home plate anytime this year. They are all […]

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IID’s Cyberthreat Insight Tool Turns Net Into Dragnet

IID’s Cyberthreat Insight Tool Turns Net Into Dragnet

IID Launches Rapid Insight, Tool to Simultaneously Search Multiple Sources in One Place for Cyberthreat Indicators 

Fortune 100 companies and government agencies already using Rapid Insight to gather contextual information about threats.

IID, the source for clear cyberthreat intelligence, today announced the launch of a new threat indicator research tool, Rapid […]

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Amazon Leadership Principles On the Wall vs. Hitting the Wall

Amazon Leadership Principles On the Wall vs. Hitting the Wall

Amazon has issued a robust response to criticism leveled in a NY Times article citing management insensitivity and a deficit in leadership training.  Countering the claims was none other than CEO Jeff Bezos plus the voices of a plethora of Amazon employees.  

Ironically, Amazon elevates its employee Leadership Principles as inspirational and suitable for wall hanging.

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A New Era for Windows Starts with 10

A New Era for Windows Starts with 10

Windows 10 is available to users in 190 countries as a free upgrade or with new PCs and tablets. Touted as the most secure Windows ever, the new OS is delivered as a service and kept automatically up-to-date with innovations and security updates.  Innovations such as Cortana, an Xbox app and Microsoft Edge are all in the package.

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