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Jive integrates enterprise social suite with Google Docs

As it fights to remain a leader in enterprise social networking (ESN) among giant rivals, pure-play vendor Jive Software has been furiously integrating its suite with the most popular business software, now adding the Google Docs productivity applications.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez23 Oct. 14 03:11

New Windows 10 TP build adds Windows Phone Action Center

Windows 10 Technical Preview testers are getting a new build of the OS with almost 7,000 changes, including the addition of the Action Center console already available in Windows Phone.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez22 Oct. 14 07:51

Complaints mount about Yosemite crippling Wi-Fi

Complaints that Mac OS X Yosemite disrupts or entirely disables Wi-Fi have been flowing into social media sites and discussion forums since the release of the OS last Thursday, but Apple has yet to acknowledge there's a problem.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez22 Oct. 14 04:51

Office Mix now lets PowerPoint users create on the fly

Microsoft wants to deliver a new wave of apps that are intuitive, intelligent, and mobile- and cloud-friendly -- and its latest move is with Office Mix, a PowerPoint add-on aimed at teachers, for recording presentations and making them more interactive.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez21 Oct. 14 07:01

Apple opens bridges between OSes with launch of Yosemite, iOS 8.1

Apple desktop and laptop computers will play better with iPads and iPhones via new Continuity integration features on iOS 8.1 and MacOS X Yosemite, available free, starting Monday for iOS 8.1 and today for Yosemite.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez17 Oct. 14 05:55

Google wastes no time refining Classroom

Making clear that it's serious about its foray into education software, Google has pushed out a set of enhancements for its Classroom app, barely two months after its release.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez16 Oct. 14 06:45

Google adds online chat to Apps support options

Apps admins will be able to communicate with Google tech support staffers via online chat, complementing other existing options, including phone calls.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez15 Oct. 14 03:10

Quip mashes up documents and spreadsheets

Quip is pushing ahead with its plan to turn the mobile and cloud productivity software market on its head, adding spreadsheet capabilities to its namesake app, which until now had been limited to documents.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez10 Oct. 14 03:49

Enterprise mobile messaging market gets more crowded with launch of Avaamo

Another startup wants to offer mobile messaging to enterprises, even though it's questionable whether such a narrow service can sustain a company and even though it's likely that larger enterprise collaboration vendors will jump into this market.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez09 Oct. 14 11:34

Microsoft takes the hassle out of Office 365 email encryption

When Microsoft announced message encryption for Office 365 in November, it came with a potentially annoying requirement: People receiving the encrypted messages had to be logged into a Microsoft account to view them.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez04 Oct. 14 07:59
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