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Three ways enterprise software is changing

Today's IT shops must grapple with analysis, cloud computing and DevOps

Polycom unifies Lync Unified Communications

This week, Polycom announced its video infrastructure has been qualified by Microsoft for Lync 2013.

Uber temporarily suspends service in Portland

The move comes following a lawsuit from the city against Uber

Uber envisions a safer ride in 2015

The company is looking at using new driver screening methods, which may include polygraph tests

Webtorials Releases Annual UC "State of the Market"

Webtorials has released its annual State of the Market Report titled “2015 Unified Communications, SIP, and SBC Plans and Priorities.” The report observes a significant shift in recent years from UC solutions based on a single-vendor...

Daum Kakao will release taxi-hailing app in South Korea

By working with local taxi associations, the company hopes to avoid the resistance faced by rivals such as Uber Technologies

Google's work on full encryption chugs along, with Yahoo's help

Code has been migrated to GitHub to foster involvement from the wider tech community

Instagram exposes 5 new filters for a more subtle effect

The updated app lets users pretty up their photos without going overboard

Avaya's secret weapon: Engagement Development Platform

There is one product that can help Avaya rise above the noise of UC.

Microsoft throws open doors to Sway beta

Large response to the new Web-based publishing tool led Microsoft to expand its test program

Glo teams with India's One97 to revive Africa's storytelling tradition

The mobile audio story portal can help operators develop long-term relations with users, officials say

Avaya and Google Collaborate on Contact Center

Avaya announced it is working with Google on innovative contact center solutions for businesses. The collaboration combines Avaya’s expertise in customer engagement technologies with Google’s expertise in Web applications and...

Carpooling, a European ride-share service, rolls in to America

The app lets people request rides for trips longer than your typical Uber or Lyft

Booking.com proposes settling price parity antitrust cases across Europe

Hotels have been invited to comment on Booking.com's proposal to drop a clause in its contracts requiring them to offer it their best prices

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Do you know your VoIP?

When considering how VoIP is to be deployed in your environment, the choice of service provider is more important than you may think. While the Internet is available anywhere, VoIP is not freely accessible in all countries, and...

Google said to shut down engineering office in Russia

The company will, however, continue other operations in the country

Facebook cold on 'dislike' button, but mulling other ideas

An international rollout of graph search is in the offing too

Uber to tighten driver screening after alleged Delhi rape

The ride-hailing company has been banned in Delhi

Panasonic LED signs beam data to phones 5 meters away

Flickering LEDs can send ID tag data to phones, triggering ads or other info, at relatively high speeds

Google News to be shut down in Spain ahead of new law

Google said it can't afford to pay for a service that doesn't make money for the company

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