Microsoft expands FastTrack service to aid Office 365 migration for businesses

Microsoft now lets anyone with a major Office 365 ProPlus subscription get access to its migration services all the time.

By Blair Hanley Frank | 07 October, 2015 20:00

Tags: Microsoft

Microsoft claims 110M devices now run Windows 10

Windows 10 is running on 110 million devices, Microsoft said as it introduced a new Surface Pro tablet, the Surface Book notebook and several Lumia smartphones, all of which run the OS.

By Gregg Keizer | 07 October, 2015 18:27

Tags: Windows 10

Greens call for Trans-Pacific Partnership assessment

Australian Greens spokesperson for Trade, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, has written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull expressing concerns about the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) and its potential changes to intellectual property laws.

By Hamish Barwick | 07 October, 2015 15:23

Tags: Australian Greens, Trans Pacific Partnership agreement (TPPA), Trans Pacific Partnership, copyright, intellectual property

Verizon will use its mobile supercookie to target customers with AOL ads

In an update to its privacy policy, Verizon has warned its customers that it will use its mobile supercookie to target ads from the AOL network displayed on sites around the Web.

8 tech startups ink $400K in new contracts

Eight startups who took part in the KPMG Energise program have signed contracts worth over $400,000 with energy and natural resources companies including FMCG, BHP, Laing O’Rourke, South32 and Woodside.

By Hamish Barwick | 07 October, 2015 10:33

Tags: startups, kpmg, resources, mining

EU Safe Harbor ruling could have bearing on Microsoft email dispute

Microsoft has cited a ruling by an European Court on transatlantic transfers of personal data as having a bearing on its litigation over turning over email held in Ireland to U.S. law enforcement.

IPsoft's 'Amelia' virtual assistant just got a whole lot more human

Amelia on Wednesday graduated to version 2.0, bringing the technology another step closer to passing the Turing test, maker IPsoft said.

Clothing retailer Uniqlo uses brain waves to match customers with t-shirts

Japanese retailer Uniqlo is using a novel method to match t-shirts with potential buyers by analyzing their brain patterns.

With Safe Harbor gone, the hard work on data transfers starts now

Tuesday's ruling that struck down the most common way to legally transfer data between Europe and the U.S. didn't turn multinational companies into outlaws immediately, but they'd better start working on alternatives now.

Meet Project Orca, SAP's new, Hana-based analytics tool

New analytics tools are popping up just about every day in the enterprise software arena, and on Tuesday, new details emerged on an offering from SAP.

Machines are replacing writers, Gartner says

According to Gartner's annual top-10 list of strategic predictions, robots, robotic systems and automation will have an expanding role.

Can Microsoft's new phones save its mobile ambitions?

Microsoft wants its new phones to drive interest in Windows 10 Mobile. Will that work?

By Blair Hanley Frank | 07 October, 2015 01:03

Tags: Microsoft

Digital Guardian buys Code Green to gain data-loss prevention tech

Endpoint security vendor Digital Guardian has bought Code Green Networks, which makes data loss prevention appliances for businesses.

Microsoft charges into laptop market with Surface Book

Microsoft today introduced the Surface Book, a keyboard-equipped premium-priced notebook that can twist into a slate or snap apart to serve as a tablet.

By Gregg Keizer | 07 October, 2015 00:23

Tags: Microsoft

Cisco disrupts $60M ransomware biz

Finds Angler servers at a Dallas hosting provider during research

By Jim Duffy | 07 October, 2015 00:22

Tags: security, cisco, cyber crime

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