Microsoft’s fight to keep its European customers’ data private is back in the news. The U.S. Justice Department wants a court to revisit a ruling preventing the government from reading email stored in an Irish data center. Not only is the data stored outside the U.S., but the owner of the data isn’t a U.S. […]
Microsoft is working on a new team collaboration application called Skype Teams; how the product will be offered and its release dates are coming into focus.
Microsoft Azure and Office 365 hosted in the UK for the first time. Redmond just opened up three new data centers in England and Wales, arranged in two Azure regions. This brings the number of Regions to 28 globally. Among the launch customers are Aston Martin, a regional health authority, and the Ministry of Defence [sic]. This should give a boost to Microsoft’s data-sovereignty story…
Microsoft is working on a Slack competitor, internally called Skype Teams, that will be a new productivity tool for the company that features improved file sharing and threaded conversations.
Do you want a blue check-mark for your Twitter account? Well there’s a new verification process for “popular” users. It involves filling in a form and proving your identity. And it promises to be a better way to get Twitter’s coveted blue badge than the previous, opaque mess.
Microsoft has been trying to own productivity in so many ways, but they can’t ride the Office wave forever.
Russell Smith explains how Slack works, and how it can improve productivity for small teams working on internal projects.
Earlier this week, Microsoft’s Skype was knocked offline for several hours and the company is now coming forward about what caused the outage
Have trouble getting Skype to share screens properly? Check out this quick how-to on how to solve a common Skype problem.
Online doesn’t necessarily mean “forever.” Learn how to keep your important video messages received over Skype.
Our own John O’Neill Sr. gives his take on the new iPhone 5. Is Apple’s latest smartphone worth the wait?
An overview of the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) call signaling protocol.
Twitter is a great resource for finding Lync experts and information, so we’ve put together a handy list of some of the best Lync resources in the Twitterverse.