Unified Communications/VoIP

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Here's what you should know, and do, about the Yahoo breach

Yahoo's announcement that state-sponsored hackers have stolen the details of at least 500 million accounts shocks both through scale -- it's the largest data breach ever -- and the potential security implications for users.

Facebook gambles $16 billion on WhatsApp

Privacy groups urge US FTC to investigate WhatsApp promises

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should stop mobile messaging service WhatsApp from sharing user data with parent company Facebook in violation of earlier privacy promises, several privacy and digital rights groups said.

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Yahoo reportedly to confirm massive data breach

Yahoo is reportedly preparing to confirm a data breach that affects hundreds of millions of accounts.

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Were Apple's 'leaked' iPhone 7 tweets really a mistake?

The recent iPhone 7 launch presented Apple with a fresh opportunity to tackle Twitter, but the company's first iPhone-related tweets came a half-hour before it officially announced the phone.

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A Cisco-Salesforce deal means collaboration will come to you

Cisco will integrate its cloud-based Spark communication system and WebEx conferencing service into elements of Salesforce, one of the most widely used enterprise productivity platforms.

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Google Allo AI-powered messenging app expected this week

Google this week is expected to release Allo, an AI-powered app previewed in May at the Google I/O confab that's aimed at adding more pizzazz to text messaging.

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Asana's new feature lets users 'track anything'

Asana is making it easier for users to adapt its work tracking software to way more purposes than just task tracking, with a new custom fields feature that it launched on Thursday.

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Gmail outage for business users lasted over 12 hours

Gmail service for users of the Google for Work cloud-based productivity suite was down for over 12 hours on Wednesday, apparently affecting users in a number of countries including the U.S.

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Law firm CIO: ‘I run more video than CBS’

A major international law firm with 700 attorneys, 1,500 total employees and 20 separate offices around the world makes IT support a challenge.

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Meet Flock, a Slack rival that claims big productivity gains

Numerous Slack contenders have already thrown their hats into the enterprise-messaging ring, but Flock is hoping to win with hard numbers.

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The scoop on Cisco’s resurgence in collaboration and its long range plans for IoT

A conversation with Rowan Trollope

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People know they shouldn’t click on links but do it anyway

Inquisitiveness is the reason why email users click unknown links in email and Facebook messages.

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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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The company behind Hillary Clinton's erased emails is riding high

Despite the furor over Hillary Clinton’s erased mails, the company behind it—BleachBit—seems to be having fun.

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10 under-the-radar software products users love

G2 Crowd, an online platform hosting more than 100,000 user reviews, has shared its list of top mid-market software products as rated by users of such tools based on how much they like the software and would recommend it to others....

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Instagram finally lets iOS users zoom in

Instagram finally lets you pinch and zoom in on photos and videos, if you have an iPhone or other iOS device

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Facebook's new algorithm will help save VR movies from shaky-cam

Facebook wants to make sure that any VR home movies shared on its social network won't make people puke. That's why the company is building a new video stabilization algorithm that will help smooth out all of the bumps and shakes that...

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Facebook axed human Trending News editors, algorithm immediately goes full-on FAIL

Facebook took human editors out of the equation, in favor of AI, and its Trending algorithm immediately served up fake, disturbing and rude Trending news.

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