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Tech Briefings are free, informal, and interactive seminars led by knowledgeable IT Services staff or other IT professionals on computer-related topics of interest to the Stanford community. Tech Briefings are held every Friday from 2:00 to 3:30 PM in Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall, Room 111). No registration is required.
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Upcoming Tech Briefings
Upgrading to iOS7
On February 21st, Apple released a security patch for iOS that addressed a major flaw in both iOS 6 and iOS 7. Only users of the iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4th generation were granted access to a version that kept their devices on iOS 6, thus forcing thousands of users at Stanford to upgrade from iOS 6 to iOS 7.
In this Tech Briefing, Ammy Woodbury will discuss why this patch is so critical. She will also cover:
|Ammy Woodbury, IT Services|
Microsoft Presents: Stanford Site License Agreement & Azure
Join us as representatives from Microsoft give an overview and answer your questions on the recently-established Stanford & Microsoft Site software license agreement.
During this session, we will also cover Microsoft Windows Azure, a cloud computing platform and infrastructure for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a global network of managed datacenters.
|Mar 21||To Be Announced|
Stanford Media Group COP Bi-Monthly Meeting
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