Cloud News Review week of 6/24/2019

This week on Cloud News Review

The South Australian government has partnered with Microsoft for a new program aimed to increase IT-related skills development. The SA minister for Innovation says this will help build a workforce capable in IT and cloud computing. The state will provide around AU$200,000 in funding for the program which will provide about 40 people with two-year traineeships from September. [zdnet]

Speaking of Microsoft with Australia, The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) has announced that all staff and students will be using Office 365. The shift involves moving 11,500 staff and 90,000 students to the program in an effort to "provide students and staff with clearer, smarter, simpler systems, and more ways to collaborate" [zdnet]

Google's Hangouts On Air will be shutting down later this year. Originally used in the now defunct Google+ then later moved to YouTube, Hangouts On Air was a way for users to host a multi-user video chat through Hangouts and stream it through YouTube. The feature is going away soon and Google has yet to have an active replacement at this time. [9to5Google]

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