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Cisco and the circle of corporate life

Business history, including those of IBM and Lucent, has taught us many lessons. Scenarios seem to repeat and could impact Cisco.

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Dialpad offers communications within Salesforce Lightning

It's Dreamforce week, which means that Salesforce-related news is coming thick and fast.

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Unified Communications: Communications, yeah. Unified? That's questionable

The term unified communications might have been a prediction of where the market would trend, but we never quite got there and are farther away than ever today.

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HipChat beats Slack to the punch with group video calling

It just became easier for HipChat customers to get some face time with each other whenever they want it.

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The Netflix Effect and the API Effect: Parallel paths to disruption?

Will the API Effect be as disruptive as the Netflix Effect and fundamentally change how enterprise organizations obtain and use communications applications?

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Can cloud finally kill the desk phone? Dialpad thinks so

20 years ago the hot predictions suggested the end of physical telephones. Is that prediction finally coming true?

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Microsoft launches new Skype for Linux and Chrome

Linux and Chromebook users now have new versions of Skype to play with. Microsoft launched an alpha version of a new client for Linux on Wednesday morning, in a push to get users of the open source operating system video calling and...

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Skype for Business will translate meetings into 40 languages

Microsoft is bringing the dream of the Star Trek universal translator to businesses later this year with the launch of a new beta feature that offers live captioning of Skype for Business meeting broadcasts in 40 languages.

Cajun redux? Avaya’s focus on data networking misses the mark

Avaya needs to focus on what the majority of its customers care about: team and customer engagement solutions.

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The future of SharePoint

In case you missed it, on May 4 Microsoft made it loud and clear it has resuscitated SharePoint On-Premises and there will be future versions -- even beyond SharePoint Server 2016.

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Microsoft gives businesses a free tool for online meetings

Microsoft is giving small businesses a new way to hold meetings online with the launch of a free Skype Meetings product that's aimed at providing professional communication tools for free.

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SharePoint Server 2016: What's new for developers?

You’ve heard the expression "location, location, location," and this most definitely applies to SharePoint Server 2016. Developers need to know where to store their customizations so they are available for use from within SharePoint...

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Slack could host your next conference call

Get ready to start fielding voice calls in Slack. The company announced that all users of its popular chat app will be able to ring their teammates with a couple of clicks.

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Apple investors panic as iPhone sales tank

Updated: Apple's iPhone shipments fell off a cliff last quarter -- results were worse than the Street expected. And it doesn't look like the mid-priced iPhone SE will help this quarter, either...

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Skype for Business finally makes its way to the Mac

Microsoft has launched a new beta of Skype for Business that runs on Mac, following its launch of a revamped work communication product last year.

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Mitel to buy Polycom for $2B in a tough enterprise communications market

Mitel's planned acquisition of phone and videoconferencing veteran Polycom for nearly $2 billion comes as the enterprise communications industry faces dramatic changes brought by mobility and cloud-based services.

Mastering Evernote as groupware

Some tips and advice for business users of this handy content storage and research tool.

Computerworld IT Salary Survey 2016 Results

Computerworld's IT Salary Survey 2016 Results

Download our free special report to see current salaries for dozens of tech titles, plus details about IT pros' top concerns, the state of the job market and the hottest skills today.

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OS X 10 tips and tricks

If you're upgrading to OS X 10 (El Capitan), or even if you've been using it for a while, these tips, tricks and utilities are sure to make your life a lot easier.

Another successful IT solution

Field service pilot fish gets a trouble ticket for a grocery store IP-phone problem that's a two-hour drive away -- but it's not the kind of problem he's expecting.

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