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Microsoft enterprise announcements cover cloud, social, analytics

Atlanta - Microsoft Corp. pitched its software solutions and cloud offerings for business on the strength of its experience making...

March 17th, 2015 Brian Jackson


Office Online to get group chat feature

A button to initiate group chats will be available soon for people using PowerPoint and Word via Office Online. Microsoft Corp....

November 25th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Skype for Web paves way for WebRTC integration

Skype is a widely used simple and low-cost systemn for conducting personal and pretty often business video calls. Currently, it...

November 18th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Microsoft replaces Lync with Skype for Business

Microsoft Corp. has finally moved to consolidate its two overlapping communication platforms, Lync and Skype. The company said that by...

November 11th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano


Cisco’s opposition to Microsoft-Skype union blocked

The European Union’s General Court has ruled against claims by Cisco Systems Inc., that the $8.5 billion takeover by Microsoft...

December 11th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano


Microsoft’s Xbox One isn’t just a gaming console

If you think the upcoming Xbox One gaming console from Microsoft is just about games like Halo, think again. Recently,...

October 2nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

News briefs April 26, 2013

News briefs April 26, 2013

Toronto-based unified communications solutions maker Aastra Technologies is conducting an informal review of its options -- including a sale or...

April 26th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Who cares if Microsoft listens to my Skype calls?

Who cares if Microsoft listens to my Skype calls?

Is Skype secure or not? That's been a hot question in the last month (see here for example) as certain...

August 1st, 2012 Howard Solomon

Skype bug sends messages to wrong contacts

Skype bug sends messages to wrong contacts

SAN FRANCISCO - Skype users who recently updated their instant messaging service are being warned that a bug in the...

July 18th, 2012 sarah jacobsson purewal