Mark Kashman, a senior product manager on Microsoft's SharePoint team, shared more details of Microsoft's plans for SharePoint and OneDrive for Business this week. Kashman participated in a keynote talk on Wednesday called "SharePoint and OneDrive -- Reinventing Content Collaboration" that was part of this week's Collab365 series . "And when we launch the Android and Windows versions, they will be SharePoint Online only first, and then we will, in a future update, support SharePoint on premises server and then SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016."
But on mobile -- yes, there are individuals and companies that use Windows Phone -- if you needed access to files offline, the only option was to use another cloud provider, such as Dropbox, that supports that feature with its Windows 10 Mobile app, or manually download files. The ability to download files to the device using the OneDrive app has always been available, but offline files works differently, by allowing files to be "marked" for offline use so that they are accessible within the OneDrive app without needing to manually save them to an external location.
Even the best file naming convention can't save us from the headache of constantly having to make sure we're working on the most up-to-date document. To keep a record of changes made to each document (and to ensure no versions get lost), businesses often save each new version to company servers or drives.
It is interesting to see that the vendors of cloud-sync products are getting inspiration from the DAM industry. You can of course restrict access, and have private areas in your DAM, but your DAM exists to maintain a large collection of information and provide an easy access point to that for large groups of users.
The company made the announcement today, explaining that the purpose is to bring closer together the Microsoft account and Skype names, which can only lead to a streamlined experience for users who access various Microsoft services and don't want different handles for each of them. "You may have recently noticed a few changes in the look and feel of your Skype account. We've been working to bring Skype and Microsoft closer together and are excited to announce that soon you will be able to use your Skype Name to sign into other Microsoft services like Xbox, Office and OneDrive," Microsoft explains.
Today we will talk about the latest WhatsApp BETA version that has been released for Windows Phone and the new features that it brought. However, it is good to know that the application doesn't allow you to send GIFs yet, but you can select a video and crop it to 6 seconds (or less) and send it as a GIF to anyone on WhatsApp.
The Grand Exchange on-premises or cloud debate is also online and I also listened to how the dedicated team at Microsoft has lovingly assembled a profanity list for you to use. Listening to the recording of the " Managing Office 365 Groups " session from Ignite, I picked up the news that Microsoft will provide a profanity block list and support for a custom word banned list that will not be allowed to feature in the names of new groups.
A new report by Unified API integration leader CloudRail ( cloudrail.com ) shows that Dropbox leads the consumer cloud storage market with 63.8%, ahead of Google Drive, OneDrive and Box of all users choosing their service. CloudRail, a leader in API integration management solutions for app developers, released a new report analyzing the millions of connections made to cloud storage providers by users from CloudRail powered mobile apps.
Turkey has blocked access to Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, and GitHub in order to prevent its citizens from accessing a series of controversial files dumped online by the RedHack hacking crew. According to reports from Turkish journalists, the data dump contained details about a so-called " Twitter troll army ," made up of AKP party members that viciously attacked anyone criticizing the country's president and the Turkish government, who has been contested in recent years following mass street protests.
Using the dataset, the professors built a system that leverages bots and artificial intelligence to determine the highlights of a video, add a title to it, and suggest people with whom to share it: Professor Sun created a video title generation method based on deep learning to automatically find the special moments--or highlights--in videos, and generate an accurate and interesting title for the highlights.
In an attempt to curb the spread of leaked emails from a high-ranking government official, the Turkish government reportedly blocked access to a slew of well-known technology and cloud services in the country, including Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, and Google Drive. It followed the release of 17GB-worth of leaked emails allegedly from Berat Albayrak, minister of energy and natural resources who is also the son-in-law of Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
For instance, the improved file picker lets you browse and share files from your Office 365 SharePoint Document Libraries or personal OneDrive for Business. This focus on enabling employees to get work done through deeper integration into the Office 365 suite has led to the fastest annual user growth in Yammer's history.