Louis Riel School Division and Microsoft forge new models for digital learning

One of the keys to improving digital learning is to break down technology barriers. That’s the approach taken by the Louis Riel School Division...

Cyber Security Today, April 14, 2021 – More bugs in Microsoft Exchange, cybersecurity training questioned, and Amazon bomb threat foiled.

Today's podcast reports on more serious vulnerabilities found in on-prem Microsoft Exchange, a survey questions the effectiveness of cybersecurity training, and experts doubt a bomber's goal to cripple the internet would have worked

Hashtag Trending, April 13, 2021 – Microsoft acquires Nuance; Tim Cook talks to The Star; Nvidia’s new processor

Microsoft acquires Nuance, a speech transcription app for $19.7 billion, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on the importance of protecting privacy, and Nvidia graces us with its new ARM-based central processor.

Microsoft buys Nuance for $19.7 billion

Microsoft purchased Nuance Communications for US$19.7 billion, the biggest acquisition since it bought Linkedin for US$26.2 billion in 2016.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says CIOs deserve ‘a big thank you’

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella dropped by the CIO Association of Canada this week to share some wise words and drop some news.

Microsoft Canada expands its skills program to 8 more colleges and universities

Microsoft Canada has announced the addition of eight post-secondary institutions to its Canada Skills Program, bringing the total to 20 schools in six provinces across Canada.

Cyber Security Today, March 24, 2021 – More tax scams, more COVID scams and why Microsoft SMB has to be locked down

Today's podcast reports on the latest income tax scam in the US, more COVID vaccine and vaccination document scams and why Microsoft SMB has to be locked down

Hashtag Trending, March 24, 2021 – Microsoft looks to acquire Discord; Apple steals Aramco’s crown; Hospitals hide pricing data

Microsoft is in talks to acquire Discord for more than $10 billion, Apple takes the profit crown from a Saudi oil giant, and hospitals are hiding pricing data from search results according to a Wall Street Journal investigation.

Nearly half of Canadian workers experience daily burnout, according to Microsoft Work Trend Index

High productivity is masking exhausted workforces globally, and the situation is worse in Canada, according to Microsoft’s annual Work Trend Index.

Microsoft investigates possible leak that enabled hackers to exploit Exchange

According to a news report Microsoft is looking into similarities between tools privately disclosed to researchers and those used by attackers

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