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 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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02 Feb 2018

Building Your Leadership Team

An Article By, Evan Leonard, President

I am a big believer in technology and these days even more so to innovate.  Everywhere we read how to automate responsibilities, customer service and manual labor.  Every tech company wants to create an application to disrupt an industry or tasks thinking that is the holy grail to reduce people.  Many studies show the work force is not going to shrink but...

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02 Feb 2018

Microsoft researchers build a bot that draws what you tell it to

Used with Permission from Microsoft AI Blog: An Article By, John Roach

If you’re handed a note that asks you to draw a picture of a bird with a yellow body, black wings and a short beak, chances are you’ll start with a rough outline of a bird, then glance back at the note, see the yellow part and reach for a yellow pen to fill in the body, read the note again and reach for a black pen to draw the...

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09 Sep 2017

A Fitbit, not an Apple Watch, was used in the Boston Red Sox cheating scandal

An Article By: Michael Sawh, Wearable.com 

Remember the story from a few weeks ago that the Boston Red Sox used an Apple Watch to steal pitching signals from the Yankees? Well, it sounds like it was actually a Fitbit and not an Apple's smartwatch at the centre of the cheating scandal.

That's according to Nick Carfardo, baseball writer at the Boston Globe, who tweeted that a Major League source...

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