What has been going on in the IT world in October? We compiled the latest vendor news and trending topics of the past month. It just takes you a few minutes to stay up-to-date.
Transition to Spotify? Microsoft ends music streaming service Groove Music Pass
Era of Mixed Reality: Microsoft launches VR headsets
Memory curation and content intelligence: Adobe introduces Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018 Oracle reveals new autonomous cloud service
Banking giants join USB-backed IBM blockchain trade platform McAfee reveals industry with the highest number of data breaches
New Veeam CMO Kate Hutchison: "Pulling partners into the cloud and attacking the enterprise market" VMware joins SAP to accelerate enterprise IoT adoption IBM unveils new programming model for building server-less applications
NetApp To Bring Veeam To Its Channel Partners Microsoft ends support for Windows 10 November Update and Office 2007 Oracle swats 252 bugs in patch update Microsoft provides first target dates for its Skype for Business to Teams migration Microsoft introduces a free, dedicated Azure Container Service for Kubernetes Cisco to acquire BroadSoft in $1.9 billion deal Microsoft Azure customers now can run workloads on Cray supercomputers
Nervana Neural Network Processor: Intel's new AI-focused chip
Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018 Gartner Reveals Three Keys for Organizations to Gain Value From Information
AI will eliminate 1.8M jobs but create 2.3M by 2020, claims Gartner
Open-sourcing data will make big data bigger than ever Security Operations Centers and Their Role in Cyber-Security Gartner Forecasts Worldwide Public Cloud Services Revenue to Reach $260 Billion in 2017
Although it has always been possible to create polls in Outlook, many users have preferred to draw on third-party solutions like Doodle & co. Now, a new Microsoft Add-In for Outlook is improving the obsolete poll function.