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Microsoft’s Reading Progress makes assessing reading levels easier for kids and teachers

Among the many, many tasks required of grade school teachers is that of gauging each student’s reading level, usually by a time-consuming and high-pressure one-on-one examination. Microsoft’s new Reading Progress application takes some of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchMay 4th, 2021

This month"s cumulative update for Windows 10 is a must if you"re seeing random high CPU usage

Windows 10 is now installed on over 1.3 billion devices, after adding 300 million monthly active users over the last 12 months. As with any operating system that's so widely used, Microsoft is constantly working to add more functionality and improve.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News10 min. ago

Windows 10"s Sun Valley update revamps icons used since Windows 95

Windows Latest spotted the revamp in the latest preview builds of Sun Valley, which is set to land in October or November. In addition to adding new icons for File Explorer and other apps, Microsoft is updating the icons inside the Shell32.DLL......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News10 min. ago

Best cheap Microsoft Surface Pro deals for May 2021

Microsoft Surface devices run the gamut when it comes to features and pricing, and with the lineup expanded with two new models for 2019, it’s not as easy as it was to find the right one for your needs. To help you out, we’ve scoured the web to b.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 10 min. ago

Toyota AI Ventures and May Mobility will talk the future of the transportation industry on Extra Crunch Live

Besides a passion for progress in the mobility space, what do Toyota AI Ventures’ Jim Adler, May Mobility’s Nina Grooms Lee and May’s Edwin Olson have in common? All three of them are joining us on an upcoming episode of Extra Crunc.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 10 min. ago

SAE refines levels of automation in push for system clarity

SAE and the International Organization for Standardization have clarified Levels 3 and 4 under the J3016 automation standards......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 10 min. ago

At trial, Epic and Apple squeeze Microsoft over Xbox, xCloud restrictions

Questions over Xbox restrictions, xCloud's iOS struggles serve as comparison points. The monkey wrench of the legal system. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Microsoft Vice President of Xbox Business Development Lori Wright took center stage at the Epic.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 38 min. ago

1.5C warming cap could "halve" sea level rise from melting ice

Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius could halve how much sea levels rise due to melting ice sheets this century, according to a major new study modelling how Earth's frozen spaces will respond to ever-increasing greenhouse gas emissions......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News15 hr. 9 min. ago

Biden Blocks Trump"s Gig-worker Rule

The Biden administration has blocked a Trump-era rule that would have made it easier for companies like Uber, Lyft and Instacart to continue classifying rideshare drivers and delivery workers as independent contractors under federal law. From a repor.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 38 min. ago

The Future of Work Is Here: How Will Customer Service Adapt?

The contact center hasn't been known for blazing new trails, but signs of its evolution are visible today. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

5 Entry-Level Marketing Projects for AI Newbies

What are the best entry level projects to help marketers dip their toes in the artificial intelligence waters? Here are five recommendations. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Planning a Return to the Office? Don"t Forget to Do This One Thing

Today is a good day to ask employees their opinion on the return to the office. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

A Quick Introduction to Microsoft Azure Purview

Microsoft Azure Purview, first introduced in December 2020, is a cloud PaaS that provides a unified view of data sources across an organization. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Emerging open cloud security framework has backing of Microsoft, Google and IBM

Each of the big cloud platforms has its own methodology for passing on security information to logging and security platforms, leaving it to the vendors to find proprietary ways to translate that into a format that works for their tool. The Cloud Sec.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Phrase match is now the same across Microsoft Advertising and Google Ads; Wednesday’s daily brief

Plus, nearly half of TikTok users have purchased something they saw on the platform Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News20 hr. 9 min. ago

Preparing for Google"s Page Experience Update via the Core Web Vitals Report

Core Web Vitals are the key signals such as page loading speed and ease of interaction with which Google uses to measure a website's performance. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Demandbase Set To Acquire InsideView and DemandMatrix

Demandbase has signed an agreement to acquire InsideView and DemandMatrix and launched the Demandbase Data Cloud and Sales Intelligence Cloud. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Reckless Rush to Reopen Threatens Chile"s Exemplary Vaccination Strategy

Easing restrictions without clear risk communication undercuts some of the country’s hard-won progress in fighting the pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

China can"t stop talking about the Bill and Melinda Gates divorce

The divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates has sent shockwaves though China, where the Microsoft co-founder has achieved a level of fame unlike almost any other Western entrepreneur......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

English as a medium of instruction in higher education across the globe

A new study provides a profile of teachers around the world who provide English Medium Instruction (EMI) in higher education, in which the English language is used to teach academic subjects (other than English itself) in countries where the first la.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Two More Windows 10 Updates Will Remove Adobe Flash For Good

Microsoft is preparing to issue two more Windows 10 updates in June and July that will eliminate unsupported Adobe Flash Player from Windows PCs for good. ZDNet reports: The update KB4577586 called "Update for Removal of Adobe Flash Player" has been.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021