Apple's Retail Lesson
The company's strong performance isn't just about strong products; it's about a meticulously managed customer experience.
Kinect Gets Facial Recognition Boost
Avatars that can smile, frown, and smirk should be a hit with gamers, but the technology also has potential for commercial apps like security and Web conferencing.
Why Microsoft Plus Skype Is An Enterprising Idea
If Microsoft can meld Skype and Lync, building a sensible enterprise and consumer offering while making Skype the de facto mobile unified communications platform, this may just be a winning combination.
Microsoft To Buy Skype For $8.5 Billion
CEO Steve Ballmer emphasized the value of Skype integration with Microsoft Lync unified communications, Outlook, consumer products like Xbox, and other online communities.
Can Open Source Solve Big Data For SMBs?
As smaller companies deal with larger and larger volumes of data, open source software providers may help crack the cost equation, but not necessarily the complexity problem.
Microsoft Says Email Not Dead Yet
A majority of those surveyed by MarketTools want a tool that brings their email, social media, and voicemail together in a unified inbox.