Articles By Juan Carlos Perez

Windows 8 will ship in October

Windows 8 will ship in October

MIAMI-- Windows 8, the next major upgrade of Microsoft's operating system for PCs, tablets and laptops, will be released to...

July 9th, 2012 Juan Carlos Perez
Microsoft’s Yammer and NewsGator’s future

Microsoft’s Yammer and NewsGator’s future

MIAMI -- When NewsGator Technologies decided to play in the nascent enterprise social collaboration market a few years ago with...

July 4th, 2012 Juan Carlos Perez
Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2 billion

Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2 billion

MIAMI -- Microsoft has agreed to acquire Yammer, a maker of cloud-based enterprise social networking (ESN) software, for US$1.2 billion...

June 26th, 2012 Juan Carlos Perez
Google Apps admins can now force two-step sign-in

Google Apps admins can now force two-step sign-in

Two-step verification, which adds a second layer of security to a log-in process, has been available since 2010 in Google...

June 21st, 2012 Juan Carlos Perez
Is Microsoft about to acquire Yammer?

Is Microsoft about to acquire Yammer?

MIAMI -- If Microsoft buys Yammer, as unconfirmed press reports indicate, Susan Gautsch hopes the Yammer team won't lose the...

June 18th, 2012 Juan Carlos Perez
Moxie integrates social, customer service software

Moxie integrates social, customer service software

MIAMI -- Moxie Software will release at the end of March an integrated suite that gives companies both enterprise social networking...

March 23rd, 2012 Juan Carlos Perez
NetBase adds new capabilities to social media analysis platform

NetBase adds new capabilities to social media analysis platform

MIAMI -- NetBase's Enterprise Social Intelligence (ESI) platform is gaining new social media monitoring capabilities, the company announced this week.ESI, which...

March 14th, 2012 Juan Carlos Perez
Study: Enterprise social networks failing expectations

Study: Enterprise social networks failing expectations

MIAMI -- Enterprise social networking (ESN) software can improve communication and collaboration among employees, but most companies aren't implementing and...

February 29th, 2012 Juan Carlos Perez
Co-founder Jerry Yang leaves Yahoo

Co-founder Jerry Yang leaves Yahoo

MIAMI (01/18/2012) - Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has left the company, the latest dramatic change at the top of the...

January 18th, 2012 Juan Carlos Perez
Yahoo taps ex-PayPal pres Thompson as CEO

Yahoo taps ex-PayPal pres Thompson as CEO

MIAMI (01/04/2012) - Yahoo's board has chosen as the company's CEO Scott Thompson, president of eBay's PayPal, ending a four-month search...

January 4th, 2012 Juan Carlos Perez