Apple Photos on Mac OS - iCloud download stuck on "Updating"

Issue

Macbook Air (MacOS 10.11 - El Capitan) with empty Photos library cannot download photos from iCloud (previously uploaded by another Macbook). iCloud Photo Library status in Photos > Preferences > iCloud stuck on "Updating" for over 24 hours.

Restarting computer, pausing iCloud upload, re-creating or repairing Photos database doesn't make any difference.

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Crackling and popping audio noise in iMove videos

Quite recently, while on holiday I have been taking some videos with Sony A6000 mirrorless photo camera. To help with wind noise I also brought Sony ECM-XYST1M external microphone. I normally edit video with Sony Movie Studio, but since I had a Macbook with me, this time I decided to edit my videos using iMovie. It was my first time using iMovie, but I found it quite intuitive and easy to work with.

While editing I noticed that during some transitions I get quite loud popping noise, but I expected these to go away in the encoded video. Unfortunately, encoded video not only didn't remove these pops in transitions, but also added much more popping and crackling audio artifacts throughout the whole video. I noticed that majority of affected videos were recorded vith ECM-XYST1M microphone, and some clips were affected much more than others. None of these audio artifacts were present in source videos.

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Another account from the same organization is already signed in...

Issue

Trying to active Microsoft Office for Mac 2016 a Macbook Pro. After entering valid Office 365 Business Premium user account login details following error message is displayed:

Another account from the same organization is already signed in

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