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Microsoft Teams: Education and Government have to wait

Microsoft pulled back the covers on Microsoft Teams, their answer to Slack, in New York today. For more information about Teams, take a look at the official blog post on the Office blog as well as Brad Sam’s article over at Petri, “Microsoft Unveils Teams, Its Slack Competitor.” I admit that I’ve never used Slack …

Hotels Sold Out

Microsoft Ignite 2016 Hotel Update: Midtown is Sold Out

The last hotel in Midtown – the Four Seasons – is now sold out. I’ve updated the (unofficial) Microsoft Ignite 2016 hotel list with this latest change.. All that’s left now are Buckhead and the Airport.  If you have the budget, you can still stay in a downtown conference hotel, but you’ll have to purchase the …

My Oscar Ballot

It’s almost time for the Oscars, and I just finished my ballot. It’s a mix of my opinions along with semi-random guesses based on what “experts” like Entertainment Weekly are predicting. I usually don’t do as well as I might because for some categories I go with what I think should win which is often not …

New Windows Updates for November 17, 2015

Microsoft published some new Windows Updates today, all in the optional category in Windows Update. All but one of the updates only apply to Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2: System crashes when you switch to another user and select a certificate in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2  (KB3083800) Windows Error Reporting settings …