Unified Communications/VoIP

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SAP offering customers 'simpler' way to buy its Hana in-memory platform

It's one thing to announce and another to deliver, one Hana expert says

Rimini Street's practices remain 'suspect,' Oracle alleges

Oracle isn't buying that the third-party support provider has made its services legally compliant


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Free videoconferencing tools: 5 creative ways they can help you get things done

Skype, GoToMeeting, and their ilk need not sit idly between meetings. Use the services to collaborate, train employees and more.

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Top unified communications vendors eye virtual reality in the conference room

Microsoft, Cisco, Avaya hone their virtual reality strategies.

Mitel takes aim at Avaya with ShoreTel bid

Anyone thinking about signing a deal with ShorteTel for unified communications gear might want to take a closer look now that Mitel has made public its hopes to buy the company.

3D-printed gun maker draws jail term in Japan

Yoshitomo Imura, 28, was sentenced to 2 years as the court backed Japan's stiff gun controls

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Facebook wants DEA to confirm it stopped using fake profiles impersonating others

Facebook sent a letter to the DEA explaining how the DEA’s "deceptive actions" of setting up a fake profile to impersonate others is a "serious breach" that violates Facebook TOS; it asked for confirmation that the DEA ceased using...

Snapchat rolling out non-'creepy' ads that still might get creepy

The company has a fair amount of data that could be used to target its ads

Disruptive technology reaps cash as venture capital pours in

Investments in software companies through the third quarter surpassed those for all of 2013

Neil Young's Pono music store has more than 600K songs 'ingested,' downloads are another matter

The hi-fi music upstart was promoted heavily this week at the Salesforce Dreamforce show

Twitter Audio Cards let you play tunes while browsing

Users can listen to music, podcasts and other content directly in their timeline

Google misses forecasts, while cost per click also dips

Challenges in the mobile market continue to be a factor

Q&A: Will.i.am dubs his Puls wearable a bracelet, not a smartwatch

Will.i.am, during an interview, explained the thinking behind his wearable device

BroadSoft Introduces BroadSoft Labs, New UC Features at User Conference

BroadSoft introduced Broadsoft Labs, unified communications portfolio enhancements, and a new corporate identity at its annual user conference earlier this week.

SAP looks to long-time ally IBM for help expanding in the cloud

The move will give SAP access to a total of 60 data centers around the world

Google adds online chat to Apps support options

The service is for Apps admins and will be available in English at first

S-money invites French Twitter users to make their payments public

A French mobile payment service now allows person-to-person payments via Twitter -- but all transactions will be public

Salesforce.com gives mobile app development a 'Lightning' strike

The next generation of the Salesforce1 platform is announced at Dreamforce

Dorian Nakamoto prepares for possible lawsuit against Newsweek

Engineer identified as Bitcoin creator wants to raise money to sue the magazine

Sonus Upgrades SBCs, Completes BroadSoft Interoperability

Sonus unveiled its latest Session Border Controller (SBC) software today, with new features designed to enhance interworking, multimedia capabilities, and collaboration platforms. Sonus also announced separately that it has completed...

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