Upgrade to Windows 10 by Friday – or pay!

In case you forgot - or, more precisely, in case you happen to be a Windows 7 or 8 PC user who somehow hasn't turned on your computer since last July - Microsoft

Published on: July 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Daisy or daffodil? Soon your smartphone could tell you

If you find you can never quite remember the names of all the wildflowers growing along your cottage road - or for that matter, what's growing in your backyard garden - they may

Published on: July 26th, 2016 Brian Jackson


HP Elite x3 ‘3-in-1’ device coming to Canada Aug. 28

A device that will see if there's any mobile ground left for Microsoft to stake its claim will start shipping in Canada by the end of the summer. HP Inc.'s "three-in-one" device, the

Published on: July 18th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Microsoft to give its enterprise apps a boost with Dynamics 365 and AppSource

Today's businesses rely on apps just as frequently as consumers; so why should consumers expect a simple, intuitive experience while employees are forced to stumble along? That was apparently the thinking behind Microsoft

Published on: July 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

LinkedIn courted Salesforce, Google, Facebook in addition to Microsoft, Recode reveals

It turns out Microsoft Corp. wasn't the only tech giant interested in acquiring LinkedIn Corp. A document filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 1 reveals that LinkedIn approached

Published on: July 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Salesforce and Microsoft connect email and CRM with Lightning for Outlook

Sales people want to spend more time selling and less time doing the administrative tasks associated with it, and Microsoft Corp. and Salesforce say they want to help with a new feature for Outlook.

Published on: June 30th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

A non-Brexit post – Remember Microsoft and LinkedIn?

Remember when all we had to worry about was whether Microsoft's purchase of LinkedIn was going to work? It still matters. And I am a cautious optimist that the deal is a good

Published on: June 29th, 2016 Geoff Foulds

7 brands making the Rio Olympics hi-tech

Published on: June 27th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Google Trends offers a vivid snapshot of post-Brexit U.K.

Few companies possess the ability to diagnose and articulate a nation's reaction to current events quite as well as Google Inc., with today's announcement that the U.K. would be leaving the European Union

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood


Huawei MateBook pre-order begins; offers cheaper Surface alternative

Huawei Technologies Co. announced on Monday that its own take on a Windows 10 hybrid PC is now available for pre-order and will go on sale in Canada July 11. The MateBook is

Published on: June 20th, 2016 Brian Jackson

LinkedIn acquisition could help Microsoft – if its CEO knows what he’s doing

Experts are divided over whether Microsoft Corp.'s $26.2 billion USD acquisition of LinkedIn Corp., which the companies announced on June 13, is a good thing, with at least one Silicon Valley analyst saying

Published on: June 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion USD

Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant Microsoft Corp. announced on June 13 that it would be acquiring Mountain View, Calif.-based professional social network LinkedIn Corp. for $196 USD per share, or $26.2 billion USD. In

Published on: June 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood