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Google Plugs More AI Into G Suite Office Apps

Google last week unveiled new capabilities across its G Suite, formerly known as “Apps for Work.” The company added some new apps infused with artificial intelligence to the mix. Quick Access in Google Drive on Android, for example, makes the files most relevant to a user’s work accessible when Drive is opened. It cuts the time spent finding a file …

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Microsoft Sees 3D Future for Everyone

Microsoft last week unveiled its new vision for bringing 3D to the masses through a modernized version of its Paint application for Windows 10. Paint 3D will be available in the Windows 10 Creators Update. Anyone who would like to start creating and sharing in Paint 3D can do so by joining the Windows Insider Program — available for PC …

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Microsoft Launches Teams to Foil Office 365 Poachers

Microsoft earlier this week launched Teams, a new collaboration offering designed to fend off competitors to its Office 365 platform. The new chat-based workspace product brings together people, conversations and content, along with some familiar productivity tools, to facilitate collaboration on projects. “Teams are now more agile and organizational structures more flat to keep communications and information flowing,” noted Kirk …

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10 years ago, Nvidia launched the G80-powered GeForce 8800 and changed PC gaming, computing forever

On November 8, 2006, Nvidia officially launched its first unified shader architecture and first DirectX 10-compatible GPU, the G80. The new chip debuted in two new cards, the $599 GeForce 8800 GTX and the $449 GeForce 8800 GTS. Today, the 8800 GTX’s specs seem modest, even low-end, with 128 shader cores, 32 texture mapping units, and 24 Render Outputs (ROPs), …

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