Microsoft predicted to hit $1 trillion valuation within 12 months

Apr 10, 2018 at 20:23 GMT If you ask Morgan Stanley how Microsoft is performing, they would say the company is doing nearly everything right, as they have just predicted the company will hit a trillion dollar valuation within the next 12 months, a year earlier than the rather optimistic 2017 prediction by Evercore ISI, which said the company will hit the landmark in 2020. “Strong positioning for ramping public cloud adoption, large distribution channels and installed customer...
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Box kills their Windows and Windows Phone apps

Apr 6, 2018 at 21:58 GMT Cloud storage provider Box has discontinued their Windows 8, Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile apps, with the apps no longer available for download. The move has actually been pre-announced in November last year but without much publicity. Writing on their support forum Box says: As of March 1, 2018, Box will no longer support our Box for Windows Phone, Box for Windows 8, or Box for Windows 10 applications. We are deprecating these three specif...
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Editorial: As a fan, this is what Microsoft is doing wrong!

Feb 2, 2018 at 12:04 GMT The company is increasingly out of touch with users. The Microsoft we know is a many-headed hydra. They have a rapidly growing cloud infrastructure with Azure, they have their own PC manufacturing unit with Surface, they build their own PC software with Windows 10, they built their own mobile phones and an operating system for it with Lumia and Windows 10 Mobile respectively. They also build the world’s most powerful gaming console with Xbox One (X). They bu...
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Windows 10’s delayed Cloud Clipboard feature shown off in leaked screenshots

Oct 6, 2017 at 15:36 GMT Microsoft announced Windows 10’s Cloud Clipboard feature back at Build 2017 earlier this year. Cloud Clipboard will allow users to sync their clipboard across their PC and phones. It will be able to sync plain text, links, photos, and even documents over the cloud. The feature was supposed to arrive with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update this week, but Microsoft delayed its release along with the new Windows Timeline experience. Both of thes...
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After Phone, Band and Groove, Microsoft’s Surface may be next for the chopping block says Lenovo, Dell and Canalys

Oct 2, 2017 at 16:00 GMT Satya Nadella’s penchant for scrapping money losing products is causing many to ask which device or service is next. While some speculate about Bing and Xbox, if you ask PC OEMs they are very clear that Microsoft’s Surface range will not make it to 2020. Speaking at the Canalys Channels Forum Gianfranco Lanci, corporate president and chief operating officer at Lenovo was quite pessimistic. “Microsoft is making a lot of money on cloud, ma...
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Adobe Transforms Personalization With Artificial Intelligence

Thursday, Aug 07, 2017 9:00 am EDT Adobe to Open Data Science Capabilities in Adobe Target, Allows Integration of Brand Algorithms with Adobe Sensei  Today’s most successful brands already use data science to personalize experiences and address customer needs. Brands are increasingly building internal statistical models and algorithms to tailor experiences and yet most are not fully leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) technology. To help with this, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) ...
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State of Louisiana Builds Technology ‘Systems of Tomorrow’ with VMware NSX

VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture creates ideal hybrid cloud environment to deliver agility and security necessary to facilitate department's service-first approach to IT PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - July 31, 2017) - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced that the State of Louisiana Office of Technology Services (OTS) is taking advantage of VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture™ and VMware NSX® to transform security and modernize ...
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How Check Point™ Software Provides Business-Friendly Security and Threat Intelligence by Prioritizing Customer Needs Over Tech Fads

By: Laura StameyPosted: May 15, 2017 TL; DR: By being laser-focused on providing businesses with comprehensive yet intuitive security, Check Point Software Technologies protects sensitive data and business communications from attackers while enabling users to fine-tune their security with a streamlined, unified management portal. The veteran company, established in 1993, continues to monitor the threat landscape by tracking emerging issues and encouraging enterprises to consider security vulner...
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VMware Introduces Integrations with Dell EMC to Accelerate Workforce Transformation

Combining industry-leading VMware End-User Computing solutions and Dell client management and VDI infrastructure solutions streamlines management and can drive down costs LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - May 09, 2017) - DELL EMC WORLD 2017- VMware, Inc., a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today introduced new technology integrations with Dell that enhance VMware End-User Computing solutions to help customers realize the benefits of workplace transformation through m...
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Windows 10 users finally have a cloud storage option which offers actual privacy

Apr 29, 2017 at 15:00 GMT Cloud storage is great and increasingly essential, as we move to PCs with small SSD storage and multiple mobile devices with even less. Unfortunately, these usually come with very stringent terms of service which mean companies are free to snoop on the content of these online drives and explicitly forbid uploading items which may raise copyright or obscenity concerns. Fortunately for Windows users, there is one company which has always thumbed...
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