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Microsoft Office 365 is Available in the Mac App Store
It took quite a bit of time, but Office 365 is finally available for Mac users. People who love the macOS operating system can now download Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote from Apple's store. They will also be able to get the subscription-based version of Office for their iPads and iPhones.
SeeTree Helps Farmers Manage Their Orchards Efficiently
The Tel Aviv-based company utilizes drones and advanced artificial intelligence algorithms to provide unprecedented insight, offering detailed health records and information about the potential productivity of each tree, at any time. The system helps farmers increase their profits significantly.
Coursera Helps Train Health Care Professionals
The online learning company, which was founded by two Stanford professors, has recently moved into the healthcare sector as well, helping people train in human physiology, genetics and evolution, chemicals and health, genomic data science, the business of health care, patient safety, bioinformatics, and more.
Ciitizen Gives Patients Control Over Their Health Data
The platform helps people organize, and then share their health care data with third parties. Patients upload their health documents to the site, and then Ciitizen transforms them into an organized health profile that can be securely shared with doctors, caregivers, researchers, family members and friends.
Microsoft Pledges $500M to Create Affordable Housing
The software giant has made its largest pledge ever. The money will be used to address homelessness and develop affordable housing in Seattle. The goal is to increase the number of housing options for low-income workers, who are being priced out of Seattle because the area is booming economically.
GBatteries Invents Fast Charging Device for EVs
The company, which is funded by big investors such as Airbus Ventures and Y Combinator, has recently unveiled its fast battery charging technology. The invention, which uses an electronic device that is powered by AI, allows an off-the-shelf Li-ion car battery to be fully charged in about 10 minutes.