Startup TO: Why ‘The Six’ can compete with Silicon Valley for startup success

There’s an allure to Silicon Valley. The namesake TV series and movies about its history like the Social Network, show a scrappiness and drive of bustling entrepreneurs. That deep down go-getter attitude, mixed with

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Ashley Huffman

Microsoft officially ends support for SQL Server 2005

It’s official: support for Microsoft Corp.’s venerable database offering SQL Server 2005 came to an end this week. As of April 12, the 10-year-old server product is officially out of Microsoft's product lifecycle

Published on: April 15th, 2016 Ryan Patrick


Next Windows 10 update will make Cortana even smarter

San Francisco, CA - If your experience with Windows 10 so far has been akin to receiving a UI facelift, that may change very soon. At Microsoft Build 2016 in San Francisco this week, Microsoft

Published on: March 31st, 2016 Dave Yin

OS poll deems Windows 8 among “least satisfactory,” Apple’s El Capitan the best

Apple comes out on top again when it comes to user satisfaction, but Microsoft's Windows 10 is showing a big improvement, according to a new report from Chicago-based user reviews site G2 Crowd.

Published on: March 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft Canada and ICTC release national digital talent strategy

Sweeping changes to education, government policy, and the private sector alike will be needed if Canada's IT industry is to have a leading role in the rapidly evolving digital economy, according to a

Published on: March 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Roundup: How tech firms are celebrating International Women’s Day

From Twitter hashtags to Google videos to events inviting youth to see how a tech office runs, major tech brands made a concerted effort to recognize this year's International Women's Day. A few

Published on: March 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

8 guidelines to advance women in tech on International Women’s Day

Just in time for International Women's Day, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)'s Luskin Center for Innovation has released "Rethinking Public, Private and Nonprofit Strategies to Advance Women in Technology," a 60-page

Published on: March 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Tech giants featured on 10th annual ‘World’s Most Ethical Company’ list

Many familiar tech brands are included on the 10th annual World's Most Ethical Companies list, released by Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Ethisphere Institute. It only takes watching the nightly news to understand why the organization

Published on: March 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson

4 benefits of making the move to Windows 10

Many business users are reluctant to upgrade to Windows 10. Some of them simply don't see the need to upgrade. Other business users don't feel it would be worth the risk. If their

Published on: March 7th, 2016 Robert Cordray

Microsoft announces release date for HoloLens hardware debut

Thirteen months after announcing the HoloLens last January, Microsoft Corp. is ready to release what it calls the "Development Edition" of its hologram-based augmented reality device to developers, consumers, and businesses alike, the

Published on: February 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

HP returns to smartphones, announces Windows 10-powered Elite x3

It's been almost five years since HP Inc. abandoned Palm and webOS; and its last smartphone, the HP VoiceTab, was launched two years ago - in India. But now HP is re-entering the North

Published on: February 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft showcases updated version of Dynamics AX with Renault’s Formula 1 team

An updated release of Microsoft Dynamics AX will feature a new web-friendly user interface and a direct tie-in to its Azure cloud computing platform, Microsoft Corp. announced on Thursday. While an exact date hasn’t

Published on: February 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood