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Thanks to its Parental Leave Policy, Amazon Makes Glassdoor's List of Top Companies
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Thanks to its Parental Leave Policy, Amazon Makes Glassdoor's List of Top Companies

Amazon and American Express take their places on Glassdoor's recently announced list of the top companies with the best benefits and perks.
Entrepreneur Staff
The Craziest Patents by Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google and Microsoft
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The Craziest Patents by Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google and Microsoft

From a paper bag to an underwater data center -- these companies go to great lengths to protect their ideas.
Rose Leadem
How to Control Updates in Windows 10
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How to Control Updates in Windows 10

Here's how to control software and driver updates in Windows 10 so they don't occur at inappropriate times.
Remembering Microsoft's Zune: 4 Product-Planning Lessons for Entrepreneurs
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Remembering Microsoft's Zune: 4 Product-Planning Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Zune struggled to capture even one-eighth of the iPod's market share. Why did Zune, backed by the Microsoft tech juggernaut, fail to find its foothold? Simple: product planning.
Tony Scherba
Say Hello to Windows Goodbye
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Say Hello to Windows Goodbye

Microsoft is preparing to roll out a dynamic locking system for Windows 10 users who step away.
6 Reasons Cloud-First Microsoft Dynamics AX Wins the ERP Game
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6 Reasons Cloud-First Microsoft Dynamics AX Wins the ERP Game

Enterprise resource planning software is very slick and very expensive but the right bundle is worth every cent.
Jonathan Long
Breach of LinkedIn's Lynda.com Affects 55,000
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Breach of LinkedIn's Lynda.com Affects 55,000

A hacker recently gained access to a Lynda.com database containing user data.
Microsoft to Offer Software for Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Legal Cannabis
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Microsoft to Offer Software for Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Legal Cannabis

The software giant has entered in a partnership with a California company specializing in regulatory compliance for an industry that isn't entirely legal and can't use banks to do business.
dispensaries.com
Microsoft Offers EU Concessions Over Its $26 Billion LinkedIn Bid
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Microsoft Offers EU Concessions Over Its $26 Billion LinkedIn Bid

The move came after the EU competition enforcer expressed concerns about the deal at a meeting with Microsoft executives last week.
Microsoft's Teams Is Its Slack Competitor for Office 365
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Microsoft's Teams Is Its Slack Competitor for Office 365

It's yet another way for you to collaborate with your coworkers.
8 Awesome Microsoft Word Hacks (Infographic)
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8 Awesome Microsoft Word Hacks (Infographic)

There's more to Microsoft Word than changing fonts and adding columns.
Rose Leadem
5 Life Lessons From Bill Gates, One of the Most Influential Philanthropists on Earth
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5 Life Lessons From Bill Gates, One of the Most Influential Philanthropists on Earth

He's been the richest man in the world a record number of times, but that pales to the good works he's doing with his foundation.
Carolyn Sun
Microsoft Teams With Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Blockchain-Based Project
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Microsoft Teams With Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Blockchain-Based Project

The companies have partnered with a goal of making trade finance transactions faster, cheaper, safer and more transparent.