Interop New York speakers opened the conference with a provocative message: Instead of ignoring "shadow IT" in their organizations, IT pros should try to understand what they are failing to deliver that workers wind up taking care of themselves.
By Joab Jackson | 02 October, 2014 03:29
Reacting to chronic complaints that Office applications have become unwieldy with endless menus and features, Microsoft is developing a streamlined presentation application built from the ground up for mobile devices and cloud computing.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 02 October, 2014 02:05
Apple on Tuesday released a "golden master" of OS X Yosemite to developers, signaling that the upgrade is on track to ship within the next three weeks.
By Gregg Keizer | 01 October, 2014 23:38
Alcatel-Lucent has closed the sale of its IP telephony and Ethernet switching equipment activities to China Huaxin. The spun off company will struggle to compete with the likes of Microsoft and Cisco Systems, and will have to make acquisitions of its own to grow.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 01 October, 2014 22:16
Oracle chairman, Larry Ellison, has delivered another dose of hype for the vendor's Cloud platform, but many customers may need more convincing before they make the leap.
By Chris Kanaracus | 01 October, 2014 11:04
Microsoft gave the first look at its Windows 10 operating system on Tuesday, a major release that will span all hardware from PCs to phones and try to address the ills that have dogged Windows 8.
By James Niccolai | 01 October, 2014 09:58
Humbled by businesses' dislike for Windows 8, Microsoft has issued a mea culpa, offered the world a first peek at Windows 10 and pledged that the new OS will delight IT executives. But the true test of whether Microsoft can move past its Windows 8 mistakes will come when Windows 10 is commercially released at some point next summer.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 01 October, 2014 09:47
A year ago this month, thousands of customers waited at the Oracle OpenWorld conference for Larry Ellison to deliver a keynote speech ... but he never turned up.
By Martyn Williams | 01 October, 2014 08:34
Microsoft today unveiled the successor to its failed Windows 8 at an event in San Francisco, putting the Steven Sinofsky era behind it by, if nothing else, naming the new OS "Windows 10."
By Gregg Keizer | 01 October, 2014 06:21
Systems support company IPsoft is testing new virtual help software that it says will help answer customer technical questions much more quickly and thoroughly than today's current crop of online assistants.
By Joab Jackson | 01 October, 2014 05:51
Microsoft's major update to its operating system, called Windows 10, has been built to blend old and new in a way that will be familiar to Windows 7 users while also retaining much of its more modern tile interface.
By James Niccolai | 01 October, 2014 04:30
With features such as offline sync in the new version of its Mobile SDK, Amazon Web Services is hoping to lure developers away from the cloud services offered by Google and Apple.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 01 October, 2014 03:31
Oracle has overhauled the way it will build user interfaces in a bid to meet customers' expectations for user-friendly mobile applications -- and also to keep pace with rivals Salesforce.com and Workday.
By Chris Kanaracus | 01 October, 2014 03:14
Analysts today will be closely monitoring Microsoft's Windows event to hear how, or even whether, the firm can reconcile its fast-paced release cycle with the more conservative needs of enterprises.
By Gregg Keizer | 30 September, 2014 23:53
Java remains a critical technology that attracts intense interest and passion, as testified by the droves of developers gathered in San Francisco this week for JavaOne, the industry's major event dedicated to the language.
By Paul Krill | 30 September, 2014 23:11
Lenovo officially acquires IBM's x86 server business Wednesday, promising a seamless transition for its customers, while taking some new security-focused steps.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 30 September, 2014 23:09
After a pivot into mobile payments, Ingogo has raised $9.1 million in a pre-IPO funding round.
By Adam Bender | 30 September, 2014 11:13
Aware that the "if you build it, they will come" principle doesn't always apply to newly deployed IT systems, Microsoft has developed a website to help companies promote Office 365 usage among employees.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 30 September, 2014 08:11
Sydney startup Tinybeans has secured $2 million in funding from private investors to fuel the parenting social network’s international ambitions.
By Adam Bender | 30 September, 2014 08:00
This whitepaper will explain how to grow your business by sharing enterprise data and services via application programming interfaces (APIs). • Open APIs, once used only by leading technology companies such as Amazon and Facebook, have become much more prevalent • Open APIs are projected to reach 30,000 by 2016, compared to less than 600 in 2007 • A well thought-out open API strategy can drive innovation and help you compete in today’s business environment.
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