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Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 14h29
From MS SQL Tips: "Both Oracle and Microsoft have been enhancing their database technology in ways that obsolete some prior documentation and examples about how to setup a SQL Server Linked Server that enables queries from an Oracle database. The instructions for this tip are for SQL Server 2014 and Oracle Database 11g Release 2. Both releases are relatively recent, but not likely to change materially going forward (because there have been major new versions in both cases). Therefore, the tip about creating a SQL ..."

Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 14h01
From SQL Authority: "If you have come on this page by internet search, then you must have seen below error in the ERRORLOG which is about deadlock scheduler. Most of the time this error causes hang of SQL Server and restart is the only solution. First, let’s make sure that you are not thinking above message as same what you see in SQL RDBMS. This is NOT same as two processes blocking each other and waiting for each other to release locks. The Deadlocked of Schedulers applies to SQL OS Schedulers and gives indica..."

Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 13h42
From CNet: "I hope you're excited about the new features and functionality Cortana is getting in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, because Microsoft is making its digital assistant an integral part of the operating system. And by "integral," of course I mean "mandatory," because once the update hits on August 2, users will no longer be able to turn Cortana off."

Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 13h37
From CloudShare: "The Spartan lifestyle in barely-discovered territory depicted in "Little House of the Prairie" may be a thing of the distant past, but there are still pioneers to be found among us. Today, those pioneers are forging an expansion in technology rather than territory and this transformation is happening as quickly as the Louisiana Purchase."

Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 13h29
From C# Corner: "Today, we've launched the new version of C# Corner Android app. The new app is available to download in Google Play store now. The new version of C# Corner Android app, version 0.5.1 encapsulates several new features and improvements in existing features. Some of the key features added to this release are: User registration and login Like comments Messaging and notifications Member profile page"

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 13h32
From PC World: "I’m a big fan of browser-based password managers such as Dashlane and LastPass. But these solutions aren’t perfect as we recently discovered. Earlier this week, LastPass users got a shock when Google Security Team researcher Tavis Ormandy discovered a critical flaw affecting LastPass 4.0 users on Firefox. The security hole allowed for remote (and complete) compromise of a victim’s account after luring them to a malicious website."

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 13h31
From SQL Authority: "This is a new episode of Notes from the Field series. I personally have no problem accepting that I do not know many topics. One of the such topics is DAX Studio. I always wanted to learn more and I finally got the opportunity to learn more. In this episode of the Notes from the Field series I asked SQL Expert Bill Anton a very crucial question – How to become a more effective DAX developer with DAX Studio? Bill was very kind to answer the questions and provides plenty of information about ho..."

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 13h24
From Dotnetcurry: "Developing a non-trivial application that targets multiple platforms like Android, iOS and Windows is not something an individual developer can do easily. It requires collaborative efforts of a team. When a team develops a software, it requires many more services than what a single developer may require. A team requires a centralized source control, version control, server-side build that also takes care of verification tests, and it also requires automated deployment after the build to the stag..."

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 13h22
From Computerworld: "Microsoft is rolling out a change in minimum hardware requirements for Windows 10 PCs and mobile devices, and expects hardware makers to comply in order to make their devices more secure. Starting Thursday, PC makers should include a hardware-based security feature called TPM (Trusted Platform Module) 2.0 in Windows 10 PCs, smartphones and tablets."

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 13h13
From Business Insider: "Oracle is acquiring NetSuite, a cloud-based provider of accounting and financial management services, in a deal valued at about $9.3 billion. Oracle's $109-a-share offer is at a 19% premium to Netsuite's Wednesday close. "Oracle and NetSuite cloud applications are complementary and will coexist in the marketplace forever," Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd said in a statement."

Universal Thread News
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 17h05
Level Extreme Inc. is pleased to announce that we have entered into a definitive Universal Thread acquisition agreement with DMIB Inc., a renowned IT services/software development Montreal-based consulting company.

Toolbar & Performance
Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 at 20h47
The toolbar has been enhanced to offer additional options making it easier and faster to access specific content. A boost of performance was also added to make things go more smoothly when navigating around the interface.

Account settings
Saturday, March 5th, 2016 at 18h07
Account settings is now simplified and now available to all users. Under Filters is now Blocked members, Thread filter and Category filter. Under Following is now Followed threads and Followed users. Under Your posts is now Your messages and Your solutions. Under Billing is now the subscription and invoicing information. An enhanced preview when creating messages is now available. Direct email access to communicate with a user is no longer supported. Users can communicate in private to request it. Messages by email is deprecated and soon to be replaced by something better in the expansion.

Message view & images
Sunday, February 14th, 2016 at 20h28
Among many new enhancements in the last week, one of the most interesting is the preview of images inside a message. Messages with images will show a thumbnail view with in-page image when clicked. Maximum number of attachments has been increased to 10 as well as file size from 1 MB to 10 MB.

Simultaneous logins
Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 00h18
Simultaneous logins is now supported. Thus, you can login from various access points without affecting other connections.

Toolbar enhancements
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 00h00
Toolbar in the support area for the counters has been adjusted to indicate new content only. The related options have been moved at the beginning of the toolbar for standardization and priority. Search in calendar is now under Search. Likes for all messages is now under Reports. Time display is deprecated.

Collapsable support when replying
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 at 11h29
Collapsable support for "Forward a copy of this reply to these members" is now supported.

Intelligent filtering for forum dropdown on lists
Thursday, January 28th, 2016 at 12h58
In the support area, the lists now support intelligent filtering on dropdown headers. In lists where you have a forum dropdown, only the related choices of your data will be available in the list headers. It makes it easier to know the forum(s) related to the content of the list and to filter on it/them.

Adjustments in search functionality
Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 23h34
The search engine in the support area has been adjusted to allow in-page search result, thus no need to go back to the search criteria page from the result. There is also the ability to expand/collapse the form to get more options. The search is also now available to all but links are disabled for non subcribers.

Better support for container on external targets
Monday, January 25th, 2016 at 03h04
We enhanced the container support for external targets. Thus, users who sometimes click on a message with a right click to open in a new window will see the message to be opened within a new container. This then provides all the functionalities as desired into an unlimited number of windows supported.

Anonymous support
Monday, January 25th, 2016 at 03h03
Anonymous access is now supported. Anonymous mode allows you to get a look and feel of the Universal Thread. You can have access to most of the content. As soon as you want to create something, you will be ask to log in, thus, to create an account if you do not already have one. Logging in with an account allows you to exchange support as well as giving you additional options, which you cannot see in anonymous mode.

Google Map integration for user groups
Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 at 16h41
We have added the integration of Google Map for user groups and user group meetings related content. Feel free to update your user group meeting address as required.

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