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Microsoft CEO Raise Controversy: What's Not Being Discussed

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella when asked how women should ask for a raise said they shouldn’t… Specifically he said: It’s not really about asking for the raise but knowing and having faith that the system will actually give you the...

Larry Ellison Was a Real Trailblazer

Today, Larry Ellison announced he will step down as Oracle CEO, handing over the reins to co-presidents Mark Hurd and Safra Catz, who will now report directly to the board. In the late eighties/early nineties I was a database programmer...

Zocalo: Amazon Just Fired a Gun at Microsoft, Oracle and Dropbox

Amazon has made its name in ecommerce and cloud but its next frontier may be productivity applications and in the process, they may disrupt the entire enterprise software and cloud market. Zocalo is a new service from the company which...

What's the Future of SIP Trunking, IoT, Cloud and WebRTC?

Gary Audin shares his insights on the future of technologyDoes the cloud have challenges you should be aware of? Is IoT the future? If so, how should carriers react? Weill WebRTC change how companies communicate internally? With customers? Will SIP...

Surprise! Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Not Airplane Friendly

Whether you think the Surface Pro 3 is a good product or not depends a great deal on the applications you plan on using and the specific needs you have. It is better than an iPad and a MacBook Air...

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Reviewed

By now my readers know I think the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is a solid compromise between tablet and laptop with a few trade offs you would have with any device. Starting with the bad first, the keyboard although very...

Microsoft is Sacrificing Internet Explorer

By ignoring WebRTC, Redmond gives another reason for users to defect to other browsers It was about twenty years ago when Microsoft got serious about the Internet because Netscape Navigator was becoming a crucial piece of the Internet puzzle...

Microsoft, Facebook, Skype Round out Must Know News

Memorial Day has indeed ushered in a big week for tech news, starting with an EU antitrust review of Facebook’s WhatsApp acquisition which has been approved in the US. According to the Wall Street Journal: The social-network company has approached...

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is an Ultrabook in Tablet's Clothing

To be blunt, Microsoft totally blew its lead in mobile, has tried to come at the tablet market twice with Surface variants and now has decided that instead of a tablet vendor they will become a laptop vendor. In other...

Will Vobi Make Enterprise Social a Reality?

One of the biggest disappointments in the world of tech predictions has to be the enterprise social space. For years, the common wisdom in the market was that this segment would be booming… Millennials were supposed to infiltrate the workforce...

Everyone is Wrong about the Apple Beats Acquisition

If you read the media reports last night or yesterday, you heard that Apple is in talks to buy Beats Electronics because of the latter company’s streaming service. Frankly, I can’t understand this logic and perhaps I have the inability...

Microsoft Needs More Detail Sweating to Compete

A trip to the Microsoft store reminded me of what the company needs to do to improve itself to the point where it can compete more effectively with Apple. I was at the Westchester Mall yesterday in White Plains,...

Intel Buys Way into Tablets While $99 may be Microsoft Sweet Spot

Intel recently reported earnings and the takeaway is the company is going to focus more on Android and ramp up subsidies to get into more OEM tablet designs in Asia and elsewhere.Intel said that its Windows tablets are shipping in...

Why Google and Apple Should Fear the new Microsoft

In decades of covering Microsoft, I don’t recall the company enjoying so much positive press at one time. They are literally transforming before our eyes – at least from the outside looking in. The first salvo has to be Office...

Cloud Cruiser Azure Support Boosts Cloud Savings

Hybrid clouds are gaining momentum causing organizations to question whether they are allocating their compute resources as effectively as possible. One solution to this problem is provided by Cloud Cruiser who announced today they now support Microsoft Azure meaning companies...

Ford's CES View on The Future

If there was one surprise at CES it was the overwhelming amount of car innovation as pointed out by Rob Enderle. We are at the point today where the car is moving from becoming simply a vehicle to a centralized...

ZipWhip: What if Every Phone Number Could Text?

Back in 2005, yes, 2005 I wondered when WiFi phones would allow text messaging – I suggested there was an opportunity for companies to take advantage of the merging of the VoIP and consumer electronics spaces. Of course eight years...

SimpleSignal and gUnify Brings Lync-Like Power to Google Apps

I’ve had a few conversations recently with analysts and resellers about how Microsoft Lync is getting trials in many of the largest global corporations and this has traditional telecom equipment providers getting nervous. From these discussions you might surmise that...

Does Microsoft Need to Fire Bill Gates?

Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates are synonymous with Microsoft’s management and for many years the duo did a fantastic job creating value for customers, shareholders and employees. While the company is far from in trouble, possessing huge amounts of cash...

Thanks PopSci: Web Page Integration may be the next Social Frontier?

You may have heard that Popular Science has shut down its comments citing studies which show comments can influence the readers perception of a story. Specifically: Another, similarly designed study found that just firmly worded (but not uncivil) disagreements between...

Microsoft Buys Nokia Device and Services Business

“What’s good for windows phones will be good for the Windows ecosystem,” said Steve Ballmer to CNBC regarding the company’s acquisition of Nokia’s services and device business. He went on to explain that this deal will help Lenovo and Dell....

7 Areas of Microsoft Focus Post-Ballmer

Steve Ballmer has just announced he will be stepping down from Microsoft in the next twelve months and for his many critics, this is triumphant news. The happiest critic will likely be the author of the Mini-Microsoft blog I first...

Snom Riding Lync Wave to Success

In a recent meeting with Snom’s Mike Storella in the company’s office in Massachusetts, I had a chance to learn how the company is riding the Microsoft Lync wave to success. One of the early differentiators they touted was Lync...

Why Google is Getting Hammered on Twitter for being Evil

Google is being called out by Microsoft for being "evil" and pursuing anti-competitive practicesLast May Google blocked a Microsoft YouTube app from running on its mobile platform Windows Phone causing Microsoft to rewrite it to Google’s specifications. This week the...

Despite Complaints, Tech Wealth Helps Society

The pace of entrepreneurial activity fueled by tech wealth isn’t slowing down… In fact it is accelerating at dare I say “Internet speed.” Just last week I discussed how Tech Leaders Brin, Zuckerberg and Bezos are changing everything as the...
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