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Azure cloud services have a rough week

Microsoft's Azure Cloud computing platform suffered a series of outages and service disruptions in the past week that affected several products and impacted customers in various parts of the world.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez16 Aug. 14 03:23

Google packs Classroom off to school

Just in time for the new school year, Google has launched a tool called Classroom that aims to make teachers' harried lives a little easier.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez13 Aug. 14 07:58

Google tightens Gmail spam filtering

Google is boosting Gmail's ability to detect and block malicious emails from spammers and scammers that exploit similarities among Unicode characters to dupe users into clicking on bad links.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez13 Aug. 14 06:31

Dropbox sharpens search on Android app

Dropbox has improved the search engine of its Android application, as well as given it a document preview feature.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez12 Aug. 14 06:40

Dropbox for Business grows more security, IT admin muscles

Dropbox will continue beefing up the business version of its cloud storage and file sharing service, adding security features to shared links, full-text search capabilities and new tools for enterprise developers.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez23 July 14 23:05

How Nokia both helped and hindered Microsoft's earnings

Microsoft paid more than $US7 billion for Nokia's handset and services business, and the jury is still out as to what it means for its future. In the past quarter it boosted Microsoft's revenue but also ate into its profit.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez23 July 14 10:41

Microsoft consolidates enterprise IT conferences

Microsoft will hold next year a new conference that encompasses its enterprise IT products, including the productivity and server Office software, IT management wares and development tools, and replaces several shows that are narrower in scope.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez22 July 14 03:32

Layoffs raise questions about Nadella's commitment to Nokia deal

Microsoft's 14 percent staff reduction, the largest in its history and focused heavily on employees acquired from Nokia's devices and services business, has some observers thinking Satya Nadella got a bad case of Lumia-induced indigestion.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez18 July 14 05:13
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