Microsoft's mission to connect its consumer and business communications services is running later than many expected, according to the latest Lync road map.
Looking beyond traditional software makers, Microsoft will make a dedicated push to recruit students, startups and "developers not currently supporting our platforms."
Microsoft is aiming for the second half of next year to release both its next-generation Office client and server applications.
From smartphones, to headsets, headphones, and laptops, bonding all your Bluetooth devices into one useful personal network is not only possible but a great idea too.
Free versions of Microsoft's note-taking and organizational application are available for immediate download for Mac and desktop Windows.
Microsoft is looking to head off note-taking rival Evernote by introducing a free, full-fledged version of OneNote for Mac users.
All users will now have the option of using a second layer of log-in verification to reduce vulnerability to online identity theft.
At CES 2014, Intel brings human-like senses to a range of devices, including a 3D camera that sees depth much like the human eye.
Exclusive integration "could lock-in businesses who want to reach Skype's 700 million account holders," says Cisco, which has appealed the European Commission's OK of the merger.
A European court rejects Cisco's appeal to quash the merger as approved based on concerns that it would create a monopoly.