OpenAI opens Dublin office to better maintain relations with EU
OpenAI is opening an office focused on the European Union and located within that territory. The reason for this office is a greater ability to negotiate for upcoming European laws and regulations.
By opening an office in Dublin, Ireland, OpenAI wants to be closer to the source of upcoming Europ... Read more
Microsoft patches zero-days but Visual Studio Code still leaks logins
In the latest Patch Tuesday, Microsoft addressed 87 vulnerabilities. Two vulnerabilities were exploited by hackers, and six "critical" vulnerabilities allowed hackers to run code remotely. Researchers also reported a flaw in Visual Studio Code that leaks passwords, but Microsoft did not see the nee... Read more
Microsoft to stop bundling Teams with Office to avoid antitrust suits
According to sources cited by the Financial Times, customers will soon have the option to purchase Office without Teams, although the details on how this will be done are yet to be made clear.
Microsoft is currently in talks with EU regulators. While a deal is not guaranteed, the company remains... Read more
Microsoft cancels new London office plans amid job cuts
Microsoft has announced it is abandoning plans for a new office complex in London, citing the need to cut 10,000 jobs this year as the driving factor behind its decision. The move highlights the extent to which the tech giant's broader cutbacks will impact its real estate needs.
In an email stat... Read more
IBM Consulting faces backlash after issuing back-to-office policy
IBM Consulting faces staff protests after releasing a back-to-office policy which the company expects to increase the creativity and productivity of its employees collectively.
A recent policy issued by IBM Consulting revealed that employees need to be in the office three days a week if they liv... Read more
Office finally becomes Microsoft 365
Microsoft has announced that the brand name of its productivity tools will officially change from Office to Microsoft 365 starting in November. The applications that make up the suite stay the same.
With the official transition from Office to Microsoft 365, the familiar brand name of Microsoft'... Read more
LibreOffice 7.4 makes Microsoft compatibility a key factor
The Document Foundation launches version 7.4 of the free open-source software suite LibreOffice. The release offers interoperability with macOS, Windows, Linux, and the world's leading software, Microsoft Office.
Microsoft file compatibility has been a massive issue for businesses and users look... Read more
Microsoft plans controversial change of Outlook web interface
Microsoft plans to change the interface of the Outlook web app. Mail, Calendar, People, and To Do are currently located at the bottom of the Outlook interface. Soon, these applications will show on the left side of the web app by default.
When moving between applications, the appearance mat... Read more
Microsoft customers complain about restrictive Office licence terms
Customers, consultants and resellers are uneasy with Microsoft because its Office licences impose restrictions and higher costs for running in public cloud environments other than Azure.
In 2019, Microsoft changed the licensing terms for Office and Windows. The fine print of these terms states ... Read more
Google adapts its offices to working after Covid-19
In order to be ready for a post-Covid working environment, Google is completely overhauling its corporate campus. The changes made by the tech giant give a glimpse of what the modern workplace might look like.
Google has been rearranging its corporate campus for some time to prepare for a future... Read more