Juan Carlos Perez

Articles by Juan Carlos Perez

Successful tech startups offer IT tips for CIOs

Groupon, SlideShare, Box.net and Zendesk employ novel IT technologies and practices to propel their growth and innovationrn

Microsoft goes after iPad search users with Bing app

The application is custom-designed for the Apple tablet's touch-sensitive display. It also has a feature that Bing offers only via this iPad application, called Trends, which displays popular searches of the past week

Twitter adds option to always use HTTPS connection

By simplifying the use of secure, encrypted connections, Twitter hopes to reduce the number of hacked user accounts. Previously, Twitter users could connect to the site in this way, but they had to manually type in HTTPS in the URL bar

Google to let Apps admins put the brakes on upgrades

Apps administrators will now be able to delay implementation of suite upgrades on their domains. Until now, Google has transparently pushed out enhancements to its Apps suite on a rolling basis as soon as they're tested and deemed ready for prime time

Schmidt steps aside as Google CEO, Page takes over

The search engine giant announces a major shakeup in its executive ranks, with one of its co-founders taking on a more corporate role. The switch will be official in April

With thick skin, Google CIO finds his job rewarding

In an inteview with IDG News Service, Ben Fried spoke candidly about his job and shared tips and advice for fellow CIOs, including the urgent need for tablet device strategies

Apps suite gains access to more than 60 Google tools

Google Apps administrators will now be able to add Picasa, Maps, Reader and other applications to their users' choices

Google testing Office collaboration plug-in

The technology comes from the acquisition of DocVerse and is now called Google Cloud Connect. Find out more

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