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Who: Students, faculty and staff who log into applications connected to Shibboleth (UNCG’s Single sign-on) authentication services (see list of services below). What: Planned downtime of Shibboleth authentication services.  Affected services affected include: Google Apps (e.g. Gmail, Hangouts, Calendar, Drive) Canvas Box Office 365 SpartanCard Online WebEx Qualtrics When: Thursday, March 16, 5:00 a.m. – 7:30 [Read More]

An upcoming update to the Firefox browser will result in Google Hangouts temporarily not having video and audio functionality. Google is aware of the issue and is working to develop a solution. Firefox will be upgrading to Firefox version 52, which is scheduled to be released on March 7.  Firefox 52 will no longer support [Read More]

Users will soon see an enhancement to Google Drive: the upload process will result in a reduction of duplicate files. When a user downloads a file from Google Drive to work with the file locally, and then re-uploads the modified file into Google Drive, Google will compare the file name and instead of creating a new [Read More]