07 Jul 2019

Microsoft Inspire 2019 Recap

In the IT industry, conferences like Microsoft’s Inspire (formerly known as their Worldwide Partner Conference) is something we keep a very close eye on each year. The annual conference took place in Las Vegas from July 12-19th. With about 20,000 attendees from all over the world, partners like us who are heavily invested in Microsoft flocked to the desert to get the inside story on news,...

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07 Jul 2019

Scam of the Month: The Latest in Phishing Attacks: Office 365 Admins Targeted

Compromising an employee’s email account can be profitable and even a disruption by inserting malware, but being able to gain access to an email domain’s administrator account is the winning lottery ticket for attackers. With that being said, it is essential to be aware of phishing scams that are not necessarily targeting an organization’s users, but more specifically, their administrators.

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07 Jul 2019

CHIPS Ranked Among Top 501 Managed Service Providers by MSPMentor for 12th Straight Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stephanie Memos Marketing Coordinator CHIPS Technology Group Inc. Smemos@chipstechnologygroup.com (T) 516.377.6585 (F) 516.470.9214 CHIPS Technology Group Inc. Ranked Among Top 501 Managed Service Providers by MSPmentor 2019 Annual MSP 501 Ranking and Study Identifies World’s Most Progressive MSPs in Information Technology July 12, 2019: CHIPS Technology Group...

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06 Jun 2019

Scam of the Month: It can happen to anyone

A couple of weeks ago, I was sitting on the couch watching TV on a random Sunday night, around 9:30. I happen to notice an email come in from PayPal, confirming a $40 payment to GoDaddy for my virtual server. This struck me as odd, since I didn’t remember even having an active GoDaddy account, let alone one that included virtual servers. I scoured the email assuming it was some sort of phishing...

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06 Jun 2019

CHIPS Technology Group Announces SSAE 18 Compliance

CHIPS Technology Group successfully completes the SSAE 18/SOC 1 TYPE ll examination conducted by The Moore Group, an independent CPA firm.

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05 May 2019

Information Overload is why Collaboration is the New Black

Definition: A collaborative team is a group of individuals who share common beliefs and work towards common goals. Collaborative team members spend time discussing what they hope to accomplish as a team and individual goals for reaching that vision.

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05 May 2019

What’s Microsoft’s vision for conversational AI? Computers that understand you

Today’s intelligent assistants are full of skills. They can check the weather, traffic and sports scores. They can play music, translate words and send text messages. They can even do math, tell jokes and read stories. But, when it comes to conversations that lead somewhere grander, the wheels fall off.

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04 Apr 2019

From finance firms to factories — technology powers industry innovation

Recently, I joined a ribbon-cutting at the new Bank of America location on Microsoft’s campus in Redmond, Washington. The financial center is a great example of co-innovation with our customers. It features some test technology only available at this location, like a holographic greeter, with capabilities in English, Spanish and American Sign Language. The bank’s associates are equipped with...

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04 Apr 2019

Machine teaching: How people’s expertise makes AI even more powerful

Most people wouldn’t think to teach five-year-olds how to hit a baseball by handing them a bat and ball, telling them to toss the objects into the air in a zillion different combinations and hoping they figure out how the two things connect.

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03 Mar 2019

Protect your phone number like you would your password – or maybe even better

It’s no secret the mobile phone has become a device we rely so heavily on in today’s world. Forget the password to your social media account? Receive a four-digit pin sent to your phone. The same goes for your banking account, your credit card login, your work network login, etc. Simply enter the digits sent to your mobile phone to recover access and you’re all set. So if it’s so critical and so...

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