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Wanawiki is the WannaCry fix that might save affected PCs—if you work fast

A new tool, calleed wanawiki, helps defeat the WannaCry ransomware on older Windows PCs by reconstructing the unlock key.

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SAP seeks to speed analytics with AI technology

SAP wants to speed up how analytics adapt to change. It's doing that by embedding SAP Predictive Analytics' machine learning capabilities in S/4Hana.

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How to remove ransomware like WannaCry: Use this battle plan to fight back

Ransomware has exploded onto the PC, including the recent WannaCry outbreak. We'll show you what to do to avoid it, remove it, and—if necessary—even negotiate with its authors.

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Apple's iTunes is coming to the Windows Store

Apple's iTunes is joining Spotify in Microsoft's Windows Store.

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Microsoft's Story Remix uses machine learning and mixed reality to make your movies awesome

Microsoft's Story Remix taps every key feature of the Windows platform to help you make impressive movies quickly and easily.

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The next 5 years in AI will be frenetic, says Intel's new AI chief

Research into artificial intelligence is going gangbusters, and the frenetic pace won't let up for about five years, the head of Intel's new AI division predicts.

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The Windows weakness no one mentions: Speech recognition

Cortana can talk. Skype can translate. But voice dictation via Windows remains a challenge. Microsoft's Video Indexer service offers a way forward, but only for enterprise customers.

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VMware unveils the latest nervous system for enterprise IoT

The internet of things seems tailor-made for management headaches. VMware is taking on this challenge with VMware Pulse IoT Center, a solution that draws on two platforms the company already sells.

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IBM's new PowerAI tools automate image recognition

IBM is trying to remove some of the complications related to image recognition with new tools to automate critical machine learning tasks.

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Opera 45 goes social with sidebars for Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Telegram

Opera 45 lets you easily share content with friends thanks to built-in messaging features.

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ServiceNow taps AI to automate everyday workflows

ServiceNow is bringing enhanced machine-learning capabilities to its Now Platform for business process automation, strengthening its base in IT management while making further inroads into other areas of the enterprise.

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Using Salesforce to access SAP? Pour yourself a stiff drink

The week after a U.K. court favored SAP in a US$70 million licensing dispute, the software developer took another customer to arbitration in the U.S., this time seeking damages of over $600 million.

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Now Slack search can look for knowledgeable users and channels

How do you find someone in an organization who can answer a burning question? That’s what Slack is trying to answer with an update to its search feature that was released for larger teams on Wednesday.

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Microsoft's full Office desktop apps are coming to beef up the Windows Store

Microsoft's bringing the full-fat desktop versions of Office to the Windows Store to support the launch of Windows 10 S.

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Microsoft's new Windows 10 S will take on Chrome OS

Microsoft hopes a new Windows 10 operating system called Windows 10 S will not only knock Chromebook's domination in education, but also provide a better way for students to learn.