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Head to Bing to make Valentine’s Day memorable

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At Bing, the largest spike in Valentine’s Day related searches happens three days prior to the holiday. Bing is here to help those trying to find last minute gift ideas and reservations. If you’re using the new Bing app for iPhone or Android, you can easily see which restaurants allow online reservations. … Read more »

Microsoft adds five new military bases to career transition program

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Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) is only two years old and has already helped more than 260 former service members train for their post-military careers. Today, Chris Cortez, vice president of Military Affairs at Microsoft, announced five new MSSA feeder locations in 2016 and 2017: . Fort Campbell, Kentucky; … Read more »

How Goodyear uses Office 365 to collaborate and innovate

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Innovation is integral to the culture of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, from developing new manufacturing processes to launching a program for North American consumers to buy tires online, writes Sherry Neubert, chief information officer for Goodyear. To enhance productivity and streamline collaboration – a key factor in Goodyear’s … Read more »

Cortana Analytics Gallery adds Python notebooks

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The addition of Python notebooks to the Cortana Analytics Gallery now acts as a starting point when interacting with the Azure Machine Learning service. Notebooks are integrated into Azure ML Studio, which means you can explore datasets, write code and build models conveniently from your notebook. Head over to the Machine … Read more »

5 ways for companies to improve their customer contact centers

Companies need to create a harmonious experience for both their customers and employees, and in a post on the Microsoft Dynamics Blog, Matt Kresch shares five ways companies can make elements of their customer contact centers work smoothly with their business. For starters, “The key principles that have made your … Read more »

BizSpark startup helps emergency response teams deliver updates to public

Houston-based startup DimDrop helps local governments, construction teams and emergency response organizations to deliver relevant and timely information to the public, when and where it matters most. “We provide mobile apps and communications management tools to enable organizations to deliver personalized location-based content and geo-targeted alerts, to diverse communities of … Read more »

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