Office 365 Outlook Mail now supported by Amazon Alexa

Office 365 Outlook Calendar Gets Amazon Alexa Support, Why So Silent?

Amazon last month quietly updated its smart voice assistant Alexa to support the Outlook.com calendar for Microsoft's Office 365. It's been supporting Google Calendar from the beginning, but this marks Amazon Alexa's first attempt to...
Google and Microsoft enter into agreement in the UK to suppress websites with pirated content

Google Search and Microsoft Bing to Ban Websites with Pirated Content

Google and Microsoft are joining hands in the fight against pirated content. A new report suggests that the companies are making a move in the UK to prevent users from watching pirated content -...
azure traffic manager

Microsoft Azure Traffic Manager Could Help with Data Sovereignty Concerns

Microsoft yesterday announced that it has added geographic routing capability to Azure Traffic Manager, which allows users to localize content specific to regions, enhances data sovereignty. It allows users to partition their user base...
enterprise software Gartner 2017 forecasts

2017 Gartner Forecasts on IT Spending, Enterprise Software and Device Sales

Gartner, one of the leading market research firms, estimates global IT spending to reach $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.4% increase over 2016. Device sales, which declined 2.4% in 2016, are expected to stage...
Box artificial intelligence

Out of the Box: Google, IBM and Microsoft to Provide AI Firepower to Box...

Box, the leading content management platform that is used by more 74,000 businesses, announced that its going to integrate Artificial Intelligence into its platform.The most interesting part about the announcement is that the company...
Marketing the Surface Phone

Microsoft’s Surface Phone Efforts Could Be Destroyed By Bad Marketing

Microsoft's marketing efforts leave a lot to be desired. While the company is known for its aggressive promotional and sales strategies, they don't always go down well with the average consumer. When it comes to...

The Cloud Industry’s Big Four: IBM, Microsoft, Amazon and Google

 Ever since the advent of the cloud concept, a slew of technology majors have been clawing their way upward, hoping to dominate what could soon be the most omnipresent component in the world of...
Gartner public cloud services forecast

Gartner Research Forecasts Public Cloud Services at $247 Billion by 2020

Gartner, the world’s leading market research company, has forecasted worldwide public cloud services market to grow 18 percent in 2017 to touch $246.8 billion. If you have been following the cloud industry, you might...

How are Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft Growing So Fast and Furious? Part 2 of...

Continued from Part 1 Amazon: Everything Under the Sun - At Your Doorstep In 1994 Amazon.com started its business as an online retailer of books, nothing more. Shortly after, they included music CDs as part of...
WikiLeaks document leaks show CIA's extensive hacking capabilities

WikiLeaks Document Leaks Show CIA’s and NSA’s Extensive Hacking Capabilities

The CIA, together with the National Security Agency and certain "friendly" foreign governments, have an extensive array of hacking methods and targets that include some of the most popular consumer-based technologies, including iOS, Android...
Surface Phone from Microsoft

There is Hope for Surface Phone Yet, Redstone 3 Update Confirmed for 2017

Some sources are speculating that Surface Phone from Microsoft is dead in the water because of poor Windows Phone sales during the fourth quarter of 2016. We don't believe that's the case. Though it...
Surface Phone needs Windows 10 Creators Update. Why?

Snapdragon 835 Processor on Microsoft Surface Phone in 2017?

Samsung said in a press release earlier this month that it is partnering with Qualcomm Technologies to create the Snapdragon 835 mobile processor with Samsung’s 10-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology.10 nm is a chip manufacturing...
LinkedIn Dynamics 365 integration

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Announces Powerful Dynamics 365 – LinkedIn Integration Updates

It has been exactly eleven months since Microsoft bought LinkedIn, and the fears that Salesforce had about the role LinkedIn might play in the CRM world are slowly coming true. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella...
Cortana with Harman/Kardon audio smart speaker

A Quick Launch for Harman Kardon ‘Invoke’ Smart Speaker with Microsoft Cortana is Imperative

In the battle of virtual smart personal assistants, there are four big players in the market: Apple Siri, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Microsoft Cortana. But the AI-powered fight to be our assistant took a different...
Windows 7 to Windows 10 Creators Update free

Stuck with Windows 7 and Want Windows 10 Creators Update Free? Here’s How To

Windows 10 Creators Update is being rollout out globally today, April 11, 2017. And yet, more than 40 percent of Windows users are still on Windows 7. One of the biggest fears that users...