02 Feb 2021

This Week in Tech - February 12

 

 

Microsoft Sets Deadline For End of Support of IE 11 By 365 Apps

Microsoft has announced a cut-off date after which Office 365 apps and Teams will no longer work with its legacy browsers, Internet Explorer 11 and the old Microsoft Edge. 

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02 Feb 2021

This Week in Tech - February 5

 

 

Microsoft Unveils New Employee Experience Platform 

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced Microsoft Viva, the first employee experience platform to bring tools for employee engagement, learning, wellbeing and knowledge discovery, directly into the flow of people’s work. Viva is designed to help employees learn, grow and thrive, with new experiences that integrate with the productivity and...

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01 Jan 2021

This Week in Tech - January 29th

 

 

Hacker Pleads Guilty to Blackmailing Adafruit,

Bleacher Report, and Other Sites for Bitcoin

A Cypriot man pleaded guilty to hacking and blackmailing several US companies. Joshua Epifaniou admitted to computer fraud and paid $600,000 in restitution to his victims. He was extradited from Cyprus and will be sentenced on March 3rd. Now,  he has agreed to work as an undercover investigator...

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07 Jul 2020

Microsoft launches initiative to help 25 million people worldwide acquire the digital skills needed in a COVID-19 economy

Around the world, 2020 has emerged as one of the most challenging years in many of our lifetimes. In six months, the world has endured multiple challenges, including a pandemic that has spurred a global economic crisis. As societies reopen, it’s apparent that the economy in July will not be what it was in January. Increasingly, one of the key steps needed to foster a safe and successful economic...

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07 Jul 2020
08 Aug 2019
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

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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01 Jan 2019

Major Microsoft Operating Systems Approach End-of-Life

On January 14th of 2020, Microsoft will end extended support for two of their cornerstone operating systems – Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008R2. 12 months may seem like a long time, but it’s really not when you think about the computing life cycle and all the tasks and requirements that will go into meeting this deadline. It’s important to start thinking about it and planning now, so you’re not...

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10 Oct 2018

Rise of the Bad Bots

An Article by, David Tan, CTO, CHIPS Technology Group

We are likely all familiar with the concept in computers of bots. A bot is essentially an automated program that runs with no user intervention and mimics the behavior of a human user. Many times a bot is used to automate simple processes a person would traditionally do. Like update spreadsheet with daily numbers or archive off old files....

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