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Microsoft Teams Gets Major Upgrade, Gartner’s AI Predictions, More News

Microsoft Teams Gets Major Upgrade, Gartner's AI Predictions, More News

We have looked in some detail over the past few months at Slack, Slack’s upcoming IPO and Slack’s efforts to improve the platform and raise the stakes in the collaboration space. But Slack is not the only one that has been working to improve its offering. Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft has

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Why You Should Be Worried About the Dark Side of Synthetic Speech

Why You Should Be Worried About the Dark Side of Synthetic Speech

At the end of January Google struck a small blow against fraudsters that would seek to compromise voice applications. The backbone of voice technology is speech synthesis, also known as synthetic speech or text-to-speech technology. Essentially it harnesses speech interfaces to allow a human to interact naturally with digital devices.

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Don’t Google This: What the French GDPR Fine Taught Us About Data Protection

Don't Google This: What the French GDPR Fine Taught Us About Data Protection

Organizations on the hook for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance need a data protection officer (DPO) to audit all personal data and an automated, centralized process for managing data in order to avoid hefty fines like the one France leveraged on Google last month. Experts shared

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Facebook’s Difficult Relationship With Data Privacy

Facebook's Difficult Relationship With Data Privacy

In November last year, the British Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined Facebook $650,000 — the maximum fine possible — in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In a statement issued at the time of the ruling the ICO said the social media network broke two of the UK's legally binding

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Will Google’s $57M Fine Finally Push the US Toward Comprehensive Privacy Regulations?

Will Google's $57M Fine Finally Push the US Toward Comprehensive Privacy Regulations?

Earlier this week, the CNIL — France’s data protection authority (DPA), which is responsible for monitoring and enforcing privacy rights in the country — fined Google $57 million, citing a lack of transparency and valid consent regarding the personalizing of its ads, as well as providing inadequate information.

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Death of SharePoint 2010 Countdown Begins; Share OneDrive Files With Skype

Death of SharePoint 2010 Countdown Begins; Share OneDrive Files With Skype

Everyone knew it was coming, but it’s still going to be a difficult problem to manage. Earlier this month, Bill Baer, senior product marketing manager for SharePoint at Microsoft, confirmed that the countdown to the demise of SharePoint 2010 has started. According to Baer, Windows servers supporting SharePoint Server 2010

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