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Spark update brings R support and machine learning chops

Spark users can run R jobs across data stored on multiple servers

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LinkedIn extends Sales Navigator with Dynamics CRM integration

An Android version of the Sales Navigator mobile app is also now available

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Skype kills its modern Windows 8 app in the name of “efficiency”

Instead of trying to bring its touchscreen app up to par with the desktop version, Skype will just discontinue the app altogether.

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With Sidewalk Labs, Google wants to make cities more efficient

The New York startup will develop technology to reduce the cost of living and improve transport in cities.

Reddit bans five groups on its site for harassment

The website had warned in May that harassment would not be tolerated in posts.

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Why marketers are betting big on predictive analytics

Lattice Engines is one of many software providers capitalizing on this trend

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Outlook for iOS and Android gives Office 365 users a more secure sign-in option

The changes add support for two-factor authentication, and don't require users give the app their password.

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Spotify gets ready to battle Apple Music with fresh pile of cash

Apple Music may have Spotify in its sights, but it isn't going down without a fight.

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Wi-Fi signals can do rough head counts

Estimating the number of people present by looking at Wi-Fi signals could help make buildings more energy efficient

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SAP previews new analytics tools for IT, business users

Improved data-blending capabilities are on the way in Lumira 1.27

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How to blast through your daily email with InboxVudu

InboxVudu from Parakweet parses the messages in your inbox to surface the important ones. Here's what happened after I tried it.

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How virtual reality could change your business

Virtual reality has been '10 years away for 40 years,' says one CEO, but it's now on our doorstep

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Skype Translator will head to the main Skype app in search of more data

Skype’s real-time language translator is impressive already, but it can’t get better without more data. So later this summer, Skype Translator Preview will break out of the Windows Store and become a feature in Skype’s main desktop software.

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PayPal users may get break on unsolicited robocalls, texts

Critics are upset that changes to PayPal's terms of service will let it ping users in these ways for marketing purposes

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Skype for web beta lets you ditch the desktop client

Microsoft has opened up the web version of Skype to anyone in the United States and United Kingdom, though full Chromebook support is still lacking.