Author Archives: Cloud Tech Solution

Review: G Suite gets an AI boost

Review: G Suite gets an AI boost Google added a handful of new features to G Suite this summer, mostly AI-driven upgrades focused on collaboration. According to the company, G Suite users spend nearly three-quarters of their time creating and communicating with colleagues, so many of the recent updates are focused on helping these […]

Top web browsers 2018: IE and Edge catch a break – and their breath

Top web browsers 2018: IE and Edge catch a break – and their breath Microsoft’s browsers last month staved off decline for the first time since June, managing to hold on to their share of the market even as Mozilla watched more users desert Firefox. According to U.S. analytics vendor Net Applications, Internet Explorer’s […]

It’s time for BYOF (bring your own Fi)

It’s time for BYOF (bring your own Fi) Google Fi, a mobile service aimed at consumers, is potentially one of the best things that ever happened to businesses and enterprises. I’ll tell you why in a minute. But first, I’ll tell you what’s good about Fi generally, and also what’s new. Why Fi? Google […]

Assist, redefined

Assist, redefined It’s a few decades back, and this applications programmer pilot fish accepts a job at a company that provides support for insurance companies. But he won’t be writing applications — he’ll be in system software. “I was there about three weeks when my manager assigned me to assist the applications group in […]

Amazon launches patient data-mining service to assist docs

Amazon launches patient data-mining service to assist docs Amazon this week announced its latest data analytics product, one aimed at scouring unstructured data within electronic medical records (EMRs) to offer up insights that physicians can use to better treat patients. Amazon’s new Comprehend Medical AWS cloud service is a natural-language processing engine that purports […]

How to replace Edge as the default browser in Windows 10 — and why you should

How to replace Edge as the default browser in Windows 10 — and why you should Don’t like the Windows 10 Microsoft Edge browser? You’re not alone. Only 11% of all Windows 10 users ran Edge as their main browser as of October 2018, down from 24% about two years before then, reports Computerworld’s […]

Microsoft Patch Alert: After months of bad news, November’s patching seems positively serene

Microsoft Patch Alert: After months of bad news, November’s patching seems positively serene By far the most important reason for this month’s relative patching calm: Microsoft decided to wait and get the Windows 10 (version 1809) patch right instead of throwing offal against a wall and seeing what sticks. [ Related: Windows 7 to […]