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BlackBerry, freed of handsets, looks to software for return to glory Thursday, March 30, 2017 7:01 pm | Alastair Sharp, Reuters

Although BlackBerry Ltd has extricated itself from the smartphone handsets that weighed on its recent fortunes, the Canadian firm faces a tough slog to convince skeptics it can return to its glory days through an enlarged software business.

Twitter to expand pre-roll ads to Periscope video Thursday, March 30, 2017 3:36 pm |

Video viewership on Twitter continues to grow exponentially as this electronic medium has become an increasingly important channel for publishers, creators and brands to reach their audiences.

Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and dreams of recovery from Note 7 Thursday, March 30, 2017 2:51 pm | Se Young Lee, Anjali Athavaley, Reuters

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s.

The move to standardization, open architectures enables cybersecurity automation in govt Wednesday, March 29, 2017 12:29 pm | Steve Kirk VP, federal sales at Fortinet

As networks become increasingly complex, adding such things as wireless connectivity, cloud services, BYOD, and the Internet of Things, they present increasing opportunities for compromise.

Elon Musk hints at new brain-computer project Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:46 am | Agence France-Presse

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk hinted that he is working on a new startup focusing on brain-computer interface, part of his vision to help humans keep up with machines.

WATCH | Tel Aviv's trash is being turned into fuel Tuesday, March 28, 2017 7:03 pm | Reuters video,

A new waste collection plant near Tel Aviv has begun processing trash from an endless stream of garbage trucks, turning much of it into fuel for a nearby factory.

NetSuite aims for the next billion dollar revenue

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:51 am | Jing Garcia,

The cloud has completely won. It has won in every industry and will continue to win in every industry — Zach Nelson, NetSuite CEO.

Latest Windows Defender app uses cloud power to address enterprise security

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 12:24 pm |

Microsoft has recently released an updated version of their cloud-powered Windows Defender protection service to defend enterprises from increasingly sophisticated cyber terrorism attacks.

ICT can accelerate Sustainable Development Goals -- Ericsson

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 11:15 am |

Ericsson Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report 2015 details company’s performance in responsible business; energy, environment and climate change; and communication for all.

New IDC research highlights most in-demand job skills

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 3:41 pm |

“Soft” skills such a proficiency in Microsoft Office and PowerPoint, remain vitally important for success in the workplace.

Sophos introduces enterprise-grade malware removal tool

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 5:06 pm |

Network and endpoint security provider, Sophos, recently launched Sophos Clean, the latest addition to its Enduser protection portfolio of advanced malware detection, remediation and removal software.

Symantec to buy Blue Coat for $4.7 billion to boost enterprise unit

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 2:03 pm | Liana B. Baker, Reuters

Technology security firm Symantec Corp said it would buy privately held cyber security company Blue Coat for $4.65 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in a cash deal that will ramp up Symantec’s enterprise security business.

Microsoft: 21st century education calls for teacher empowerment

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 1:34 am |

Microsoft and the Department of Education (DepEd) are working together to provide all 47,000 public schools access to technology that can enhance learning in the classroom.

Oracle hit with whistleblower lawsuit over cloud accounting

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 3:57 pm | Jonathan Stempel, Yasmeen Abutaleb, Sarah McBride, Reuters

Oracle Corp was sued on Wednesday by a former senior finance manager who claimed she was terminated in retaliation for complaining about improper accounting practices in Oracle’s cloud services business.

BYLINE | Next-generation data security will rely on silicon, artificial intelligence

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 8:23 pm | Mark Papermaster, chief technology officer and senior vice president, AMD

As the threats faced by consumers, businesses and countries continue to grow, the need for smart security solutions that incorporate silicon and software becomes even more important.

Aspect Software bolsters cloud, partnerships in ASEAN

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 3:34 pm |

An award-winning provider of fully-integrated consumer engagement, workforce optimization, and back-office solutions is bolstering Aspect Cloud, partnerships and ASEAN region through leadership appointments in Asia Pacific.

NetSuite announces first quarter 2016 financial results

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 4:37 am |

NetSuite experienced a record Q1 revenue of $216.6 million, a 31% year-over-year increase and record Q1 operating cash flows of $31.3 million, a 12% year-over-year increase.

Netsuite unveils new products, enhances software suites

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 4:36 pm | Jing Garcia,

Cloud-based financials/ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites provider, NetSuite, announced on Tuesday new products and enhancements to their existing portfolio of enterprise-ready applications.

Autodesk unveils 2017 products for building and civil infrastructure industries

Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 1:34 pm |

Enhancements for strategic building design, construction and infrastructure solutions combine with flexible subscription options to advance the future of BIM-based projects.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Everything Built-In

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 6:16 pm | Tony Maghirang,

As more data is being created than ever before, Microsoft launches SQL Server 2016 to respond to the undeniable need for a new form of computing that can process exponentially expanding amounts of data.

MOVE WITH MOBER | On-demand cargo delivery service for SMEs, personal use now available

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 6:40 pm |

Mober makes booking a delivery as easy as booking a cab.

Pointwest enters ICT Hall of Fame for 'Best PH Company of the Year'

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 2:08 pm |

For the third straight year, IT solutions provider Pointwest Technologies Corporation was selected as the best Filipino-owned Company of the Year in the recent 10th International ICT Awards Philippines.