All posts on November, 2015


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Gemio’s smart friendship bracelets can recognize a ‘high five’

Gemio is now accepting preorders for its high-tech friendship bracelets, which represent the latest in connected wearable devices. The smart jewelry combines self-expression with the ability to connect with friends in-person. It uses networking technology to connect people, lighting up when friends are nearby. Seattle-based Gemio has created interchangeable “Gemsets” that can be snapped on […]

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Office 365 enterprise users get Skype for Business meeting, conferencing, and calling features

Microsoft today released new Skype for Business voice and meetings capabilities in Office 365. The new features include Skype Meeting Broadcast, PSTN Conferencing, and Cloud PBX with PSTN Calling. Microsoft launched Skype for Business in April, and began upgrading customers using the Lync 2013 client and the Lync Online service. A month earlier, however, the […]

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Microsoft launches PowerApps, a tool for building business apps without coding

Microsoft today is announcing the launch of PowerApps, a new piece of software that people can use to build and share applications that connect with their companies’ existing databases and cloud services — without writing code. The experience is designed to resemble a Microsoft Office application like Word or Excel. You click, drag, and type […]

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