Surprise! Microsoft Adds Support for Google Gmail IDs to Azure Active Directory

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Surprise! Microsoft Adds Support for Google Gmail IDs to Azure Active Directory
ZDNet | Surprise: Microsoft is enabling Gmail users to collaborate with others using Azure Active Directory B2B without requiring them to have a Microsoft account. Alex Simons, Vice President of Program Management for Microsoft's Identity Division, tweeted the news yesterday using the #MindBlown and #SurprisedYouDidntWe hashtags.
Google Appears to Be Adding Support for Facial Recognition Unlock in Chrome OS
9to5Google | Logging into your Chromebook is pretty easy since it shares the same password as your Google account, but that’s a pretty slow process compared to our phones or even some other platforms. Now, it looks like Google is adding facial recognition support to Chrome OS.
How to Opt Out of Yahoo Mail’s Invasive Data Scanning
The Verge | Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported Yahoo Mail is still scanning users’ emails for data to sell to advertisers. Yahoo’s owner, Oath, is reportedly in talks with advertisers to provide a service that would scan over 200 million Yahoo Mail inboxes for insights on whether users are frequent fliers, self-employed, and other qualities gleaned from retail emails they receive. Here’s how you can opt out of Yahoo Mail’s scanning.
Google’s Huge Wear OS Revamp Makes the OS Work More Like Android
Ars Technica | The focus is on actionable notifications, proactive information cards, and Google Fit.
Tips & Tricks for the Digital Workplace
How to Improve Security Without Treating Your Users Like Criminals
TechRepublic | Strong security controls will protect your organization, but they may also hinder or annoy users. Here are some tips on how to walk the line between security and user accessibility.
How to Delete Annoying Autofill Entries in Your Browser's Address Bar
Lifehacker | Here’s how to delete autocomplete address bar suggestions in the “big four” browsers.
IT Leadership & Strategy
Digital Transformation: Are You Using Outdated IT Metrics?
The Enterprisers Project | Yesterday’s IT metrics don’t show what IT contributes in the digital era. CIOs share 7 ideas to update how you measure success.
Long Reads
3 Characters from Jurassic Park That Could’ve Benefited from an IT Disaster Recovery Plan
CSO | "The movie opens with the park migrating a raptor between holding pens. Unfortunately, the holding pen and cage aren’t lined up correctly and a person ends up eaten — a disaster scenario if I’ve ever seen one. On seeing this scene for another time, it’s somewhat similar to what can figuratively happen when doing an infrastructure migration into the cloud, isn’t it? If things aren’t lined up perfectly, then it can result in lost data," writes Jeffrey Ton. Jurassic Park and IT disaster recovery — how do they connect? In fact, we can learn some pretty valuable IT-DR lessons from the characters of the movie franchise.
Take Action on Updates and Approvals Directly in Slack
Smartsheet Blog | Slack users who enable the Smartsheet integration can now receive notifications as direct messages, provide responses to update requests, and take action on approval requests from Smartsheet directly within Slack.
Asana Calendar Is Now Faster and More Customizable
The Asana Blog | Asana calendar now loads faster, and it’s undergone a visual refresh so it’s easier to see when work is happening.
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