Tag: Service

Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft Teams will soon give you new ways to make your opinions known

June 3, 2022

Via: Techradar

Getting your co-workers to engage with polls on Microsoft Teams could soon be a lot more intuitive thanks to a new update to the service. The video conferencing platform has revealed a new addition that will see “rating” questions added […]


How to choose the best IT asset management service for your company

December 18, 2019

Via: James Hughes

IT asset management is important for businesses of all sizes, considering the continuous growth in the number of connected devices. More than ever, companies are relying on hundreds or maybe thousands of devices to operate successfully on a day-to-day basis. […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Will Wearables Ever be Cool? Probably Not. But in Field Service, They’ll be Useful

November 16, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

As a lover of gadgets, I look forward to the day I can wear a short sleeve shirt and my Apple Watch and not feel like a social pariah, but today is not that day. Part of the stigma is […]

Application areas, Other

Database as a Service: A Practicum

April 14, 2017

Via: Database Journal

Vendors now offer Database as a Service (DBaaS) as part of a bundled solution of managed IT services. The selling point is that businesses will not need to purchase and install database software, create and maintain databases, hire database administrators, […]

Performance, security, and availability

IBM’s IoT blockchain service gets ready to set sail

October 5, 2016

Via: Info World

A massive DDOS attack and weaknesses in critical systems have put security concerns front and center in the internet of things. IBM thinks a technology best known from the world of bitcoin could lock down at least one use of […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

3 strikes against the public cloud

September 22, 2016

Via: Info World

If the IT department is a dinosaur — because public clouds deliver all the same services by subscription without capital investment — then why is it taking so long for the giant lizard to die? Sure, there are winners on […]

Privacy, Security

AT&T allowed scammers to charge you for phony services

August 9, 2016

Via: Techradar

If you’re an AT&T customer, you may be getting some money in the mail soon. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced today that an investigation found the telecom guilty of allowing unauthorized third-party charges for fake services. The FCC’s investigation […]


Nintendo pulls the plug on the Wii U’s TVii service

July 27, 2015

Via: Dante D'Orazio

When Nintendo released its Wii U console in 2012, it included a little feature that promised to “transform how people find, watch and engage with TV shows, movies and sports.” It was called TVii, and it even got its own […]

Software & Applications

Microsoft Azure App Service woos business developers

March 25, 2015

Via: itCurated

Microsoft’s latest addition to Azure, App Service, is all business. It’s partly a re-branding of existing Azure services and partly all-new offerings, all ganged together to woo enterprise developers with a one-stop shop for building Web and mobile apps for […]


Record labels derail Apple’s plan to offer upcoming streaming service for $7.99

March 12, 2015

Via: Shawn Knight

Apple’s premium streaming music service is expected to launch sometime in June. Rumors up to this point suggested Apple was planning to undercut the competition by coming in at a low price of just $7.99 but according to a new […]