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Singapore government pushes on with cloud migration

Singapore government pushes on with cloud migration

More than 150 systems classified as 'restricted' and below have been moved to the commercial cloud, and at least SG$870 million ($623.56 million) worth of contracts this year have been set aside to double the number running on the cloud.

2 days ago by Eileen Yu

Google opens first cloud region in Indonesia

Google opens first cloud region in Indonesia

US tech giant opens its first Indonesian cloud region in Jakarta, offering three cloud zones and services include Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner, and BigQuery, with plans to run 150,000 hands-on training labs this year.

2 days ago by Eileen Yu

How Microsoft lost its monopoly in web browsers

How Microsoft lost its monopoly in web browsers

At the dawn of the Internet age, Microsoft used every trick it knew to dominate the World Wide Web. That strategy worked for a few years, but aggressive antitrust enforcement and equally aggressive competitors crushed the company's onetime dominance. Here's a quarter-century of history that explains just what happened.

August 23, 2019 by Ed Bott

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The new features that matter most

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The new features that matter most

Windows 10 version 1903, which will be officially dubbed the May 2019 Update, begins rolling out soon. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in yet another feature-packed semi-annual release. (This gallery is based on a near-final Insider Preview release.)

April 4, 2019 by Ed Bott

How edge computing could be saving lives

The medical research industry has been dealt a critical blow by the pandemic. Clinical trials have to be restarted, in an era where patients are less willing to risk their lives further by visiting a clinic. A combination of telecommunications, mobile apps, and wearable devices could reassemble a shattered industry. But first, research technology must take a leap of faith. Read more: https://zd.net/302L2NF

June 1, 2020 by Karen Roby

Office 2013: a pleasant surprise

Office 2013: a pleasant surprise

After a week of using Office 2013 we're pleasantly surprised. The changes Microsoft has made to support Windows 8 — and specifically Windows 8 tablets — are logical, and they work well with more traditional ways of using Office.

July 16, 2012 by Simon Bisson

Windows Intune 3.0: Preview

Windows Intune 3.0: Preview

Version 3.0 of Microsoft's cloud-hosted management platform is now available, adding support for mobile devices — including iPhones, iPads and Android.

July 12, 2012 by Simon Bisson

Xero

Xero

Xero is an affordable online accounting service that delivers key bookkeeping functionality for small businesses in an admirably straightforward way.

May 2, 2012 by Alan Stevens

Actinic Online

Actinic Online

A big step up from Actinic Express, which it replaces, Actinic Online delivers everything an SME requires to build and run an online store via the cloud. It's not perfect, but it is affordable and worth evaluating if you need to start selling online.

March 6, 2012 by Alan Stevens

Cortado ThinPrint Printer Dashboard

Cortado ThinPrint Printer Dashboard

Cortado's ThinPrint Printer Dashboard is a potentially useful cloud application for monitoring the printers on your network. We had a few issues in this review, which hopefully will be addressed in a forthcoming update.

November 14, 2011 by Terry Relph-Knight