Microsoft Excel vs. Google Sheets: Which works better for business?

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Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets are the two best-known spreadsheet applications available today. Both are polished and very useful — so much so that it’s easy to cling to the application you’re currently using without learning how the other has improved over the years. If you (or your business) chose one spreadsheet app and rejected the other years ago, there may be good reasons to reconsider.

To find out where Excel and Google Sheets stand today, both individually and compared to each other, I tested them by trying out the most common tasks users perform, including starting a new spreadsheet, inputting data and formulas, formatting cells, c…
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Microsoft releases .NET Core 2.0 and Visual Studio 2017 version 15.3

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Microsoft gave us the first preview of .NET core 2.0 about three months ago. The preview showcased numerous features such as Linux binary archives, runtime package store, no need of OpenSSL on OSX, and standalone executables, among others. On Monday, Microsoft has made the final release of .NET core 2.0. Rich Lander, a member of the Common […]

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The best Microsoft programs killed before their time

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Last week, Microsoft announced that it would be dropping its classic drawing app Microsoft Paint into the Recycle Bin with the launch of this year's Fall Creator's Update. Windows users reacted with horror and Microsoft performed a hasty U-turn, declaring that Paint would still be available to download and enjoy from the Microsoft Store.

Other Microsoft classics haven't been so lucky – their charming pixel art graphics and quirky animations swept away in favor of slick, modern applications with cloud connectivity and subscription plans.

Many of these gems shone brightest around 1996-1998 – a period when my parents purchased a fine Dell PC whose mig…
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Microsoft Adds AI to HoloLens Silicon

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The next version of Microsoft’s HoloLens may be better at navigating reality than the current version of the mixed-reality headset, thanks to a new coprocessor the company announced Sunday. The second version of HoloLens’ custom multiprocessor — called a “holographic processing unit,” or HPU — will incorporate artificial intelligence technology, Harry Shum, executive vice president of the Artificial Intelligence and Research Group, said at the annual CVPR computer vision event. The new HPU will enable HoloLens to do the kind of deep learning processing that typically is done onl…
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Microsoft Q4: revenue of $23.3B, up 13% YoY, net income of $6.5B, up 109% YoY; Intelligent Cloud revenue of 7.4B, up 11% YoY; Productivity revenue was $8.4B (Microsoft)

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Microsoft Q4: revenue of $ 23.3B, up 13% YoY, net income of $ 6.5B, up 109% YoY; Intelligent Cloud revenue of 7.4B, up 11% YoY; Productivity revenue was $ 8.4B  —  REDMOND, Wash. — July 20, 2017 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the following results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017:


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