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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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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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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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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.

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Dropbox adds new features to woo enterprise users

A connector for Active Directory integration is now in beta

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Datameer adds governance tools for Hadoop analytics

Data-profiling tools help companies find and fix issues such as inconsistent or invalid data

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These 8 characters crash Skype and leave it unable to reopen

Microsoft's chat app for Windows, iOS and Android will close without a chance of reopening if a particular string is in their chat history

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Microsoft opens the gates on Dynamics GP 2015 R2

The new SMB-focused release offers closer ties with Azure

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Varnish now secures Web traffic with SSL support

The enterprise edition of Varnish Plus now includes the ability to run SSL/TLS encrypted sessions between server and client,

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New query language could turn log files into business insights

There's gold in them thar hills of log data, Logentries says

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IBM pitches analysis software for select industry verticals

Expertise drawn from 50,000 user engagements went into the new IBM software

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Salesforce doubles down on big data with new analytics tool

Through a variety of partnerships, Wave for Big Data aims to open new data sources to Salesforce's Analytics Cloud

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Box wins DoJ contract in latest federal coup

Providing mobile access for agency staffers will be a key part of its mandate