Aiming at a mass business-user audience, Microsoft has released a preview of the next version of its cloud-based data visualization software, Power BI, with a promise to maintain a free option even after its general release.
By Scott M., Fulton III | 28 January, 2015 08:59
Cloud sync-and-share company Dropbox, never one to shy away from an acquisition, has snapped up startup Pixelapse, which provides a GitHub-like version control service for "tens of thousands" of visual designers. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
By Matt Weinberger | 28 January, 2015 01:27
Logitech today expanded its offerings in the videoconferencing/collaboration space with the launch of its ConferenceCam Connect device ($499.99). Combining an HD 1080p video camera with dual microphones and a speakerphone for 360-degree audio, the ConferenceCam Connect is aimed at small workgroup collaboration settings (up to six people). The device sits between the entry-level BCC950 unit ($249.99) and the upper-end ConferenceCam CC3000e ($999.99).
By Keith Shaw | 26 January, 2015 20:04
The biggest enemy facing U.S. Senate Republicans in raising the H-1B cap are Senate Republicans.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 23 January, 2015 07:14
Part of the reason companies agonize as long and hard as they do over cloud decisions are the potential consequences to be suffered if it later turns out changes need to be made. Write an application and it's good for the particular cloud platform you've chosen; decide to move to a different platform, and you could have a world of pain ahead.
By Katherine Noyes | 22 January, 2015 12:52
Existing enterprise PBX systems reaching their end of life, the potential for CIOs to cut costs, increased vendor offerings and the consumerisation of IT are all pushing growth of cloud communications services in Australian enterprises.
By Rohan Pearce | 20 January, 2015 13:41
High-profile French media websites went offline for a few hours Friday morning, prompting frenzied speculation about "unprecedented" cyberattacks -- but the hosting company behind the sites soon dismissed talk of a massive distributed denial-of-service attack.
By Peter Sayer | 17 January, 2015 02:39
Microsoft today pitched a preview of a new Skype client to iPhone and iPad owners, asking for volunteers to test the software.
By Gregg Keizer | 15 January, 2015 05:32
Chicago-based Walsh Group Construction is finding that buying into Microsoft's Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility Suite is yielding a mixed bag of benefits -- better BYOD, cost-saving, time-saving, increased productivity -- but adopting the cloud services required a dose of blind trust in their security.
By Tim Greene | 15 January, 2015 01:35
Australians are the least satisfied mobile customers among nine developed and emerging countries surveyed in a Juniper Networks report.
By Adam Bender | 11 December, 2014 09:07
Skype used two Luxembourg companies and an Irish subsidiary to avoid paying corporate income tax during a five year period, according to documents detailing deals with Luxembourg tax authorities.
By Loek Essers | 11 December, 2014 01:03
With 2014 almost over, Microsoft has released its lists of the top searches on Bing and, so far, Apple's iPhone 6, Facebook and Kim Kardashian are the year's big winners.
By Sharon Gaudin | 02 December, 2014 07:17
A video conferencing deployment by the New South Wales Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) in June 2014 has saved it thousands of dollars in transport allowances/accommodation as it no longer needs to send staff to headquarters in Lidcombe, Sydney for training.
By Hamish Barwick | 26 November, 2014 15:00
A federal court gave a green light last week to a lawsuit by a union and IT workers challenging a student visa work program, known as Optional Practical Training (OPT).
By Patrick Thibodeau | 25 November, 2014 08:13
Regulators should review telecom regulation as more consumers replace traditional telephony with over-the-top (OTT) services, according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
By Adam Bender | 21 November, 2014 08:00
The imminent arrival of Netflix in Australia could give heart palpitations to the Australian media companies, according to an Australian analyst.
By Adam Bender | 19 November, 2014 11:11
Microsoft's upcoming Skype for Web service will use the new WebRTC standard so it works in all modern browsers -- but not right away: Early users will have to download a plugin that's only available on Mac and Windows.
By Mary Branscombe | 19 November, 2014 01:56
Microsoft on Monday promised that Office 365 ProPlus subscribers would have access to OneDrive for Business, the company's enterprise-grade cloud storage service, by the end of January 2015.
By Gregg Keizer | 19 November, 2014 01:10
Customers of ShoreTel phones and unified communications gear can stop worrying that their lives might get complicated by a merger between the company and its rival Mitel.
By Tim Greene | 18 November, 2014 04:18
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