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Microsoft Sets Guinness World Record For Quietest Place On Earth

Microsoft now holds the Guinness World Record for Quietest Place on Earth, thanks to help from Eckel Noise Control Technologies.

Question Of The Week: Facilities Management In A Minecraft World

One tech expert floats the idea of using Microsoft's recent acquisition, Minecraft, for practical 3D facilities management floor plan layout applications.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Laughing Over Quantum Physics

This Friday Funny is an oldie but a goodie based on the "when a tree falls in the woods" conundrum, but with an IT twist.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Gates vs. GM

While this originally circulated as a true story, it is really an Urban Legend that evolved out of a simple three line joke that has been around since the late 1990s.

Survey Examines Workplace Strategies

A recent survey by CoreNet Global and Microsoft examines Alternative Workplace Strategies (AWS).

MSN Finds It's Not Easy Bein' Green

The survey found that overwhelmingly, almost 70% of the Americans surveyed say they would never limit toilet flushes to conserve water or use a kitchen compost.

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Impact of Millennials on Networks

The Millennial generation is slated to make up 75 percent of the workforce in the United States alone by 2025. Elise Vadnais, CommScope business development analyst, takes a look at how trends in mobile entertainment among Millennials are driving the evolution of wireless network infrastructure.

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