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Microsoft Lync
Kiwi businesses can now use Lync and Skype for video calling
Microsoft and Skype have announced Skype users can now video call their contacts on Lync and vice versa.
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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
How to make money using cloud from traditional on premise companies
After extensive research into the Australian and New Zealand market, Telsyte, says spending outside of the IT department within organisations is on the rise, with disruptive trends increasing the pace of change.
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Microsoft
Skype for Business to advance business communication
Microsoft has announced the next version of Lync will be known as Skype for Business.
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Video
Microsoft breaks language barrier with Skype demo
In a few simple exchanges, the Skype Translator app threatens to quite literally change the world we live in and how we interact with one another.
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Unified Communications
Japanese and NZ students to become virtual buddies
Selected schools in New Zealand and Japan have the opportunity to connect thanks to a collaborative effort by NEC New Zealand and Lower Hutt's Hutt City Council.
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Microsoft
Skype update won't "negatively affect" Android battery life
Skype has released an update for its Android app, which promises to improve the battery life of devices.
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Cloud
Microsoft NZ: Windows 8.1 reaches over 130,000 apps
Windows 8.1 is Windows 8 made better, with major improvements in personalization, Search, in-built apps from Microsoft, the Windows Store, app multi-tasking, and the return of the Start Button...
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Cloud
Microsoft NZ: "Windows 8.1 is Windows 8 made better"
That's the view of Dean Edwards, Microsoft New Zealand's Surface Manager, who believes Windows 8.1 represents a new era for the software giant.
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Microsoft
Lexel Lync Online adds real value to Propertex
"The Lexel cloud phone solution has been great, quite simply it just works."
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Cloud
Microsoft celebrates 10 years of Skype...
A whopping 1.4 trillion minutes of calls and 2.6 million years of conversations made in just a decade…
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New Zealand Schools
Students encouraged to shoot for stars
West Auckland school students to Skype with New Zealand-born NASA engineer who is fulfilling his dream to become an astronaut.
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New Zealand Schools
Join Fijian voyagers in Skype classroom tonight
Pacific voyaging and navigation is to take centre stage in a Skype in the classroom event tonight as part of the Exploring Oceans series.
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Microsoft
Why Microsoft's numbers don't speak for themselves...
Over 554,000 pizza slices are consumed each year by Microsoft staff on campus, yet no mention of slow Surface sales...
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Apple
US govt whisteblower revealed
"I understand that I will be made to suffer for my actions," says US whisteblower Edward Snowden, currently holed up in a Hong Kong hotel.
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Cloud
Skype hits two billion minutes per day
Voice messaging service reaches a major milestone, equating to 1,388,000 days of collaboration between users.
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Messenger
Skype upgrade approaching for Messenger customers
Starting April 8, Microsoft will begin upgrading customers from Messenger to Skype.
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Messenger
Skype to replace Messenger by March 15
Microsoft announces date for change in an email to customers.
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Cloud
Skype launches ANZ prepaid cards
Launch becomes the first direct, on-ground marketing the internet communications giant has done across the region.
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Skype
Microsoft introduces Skype in the workspace
New online platform for businesses to instantly connect with potential customers, partners and suppliers across the globe.
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Messenger
Microsoft kills Messenger, keeps Skype
Software company migrating users to Skype after announcing plans to retire its Messenger service early next year.
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Cloud
Skype under "worm" malware attack
Users warned over instant messages as hackers infect Windows PCs through integrated "worm".
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Social Media
Layman's explanation of Skype
Part four of our series explains the basics of Skype. While tomorrow we will be explaining Google+.
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Cloud
Cisco challenges Microsoft-Skype deal
Networking company demands tougher conditions four months on from European Commission approval.
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Unified Communications
Selling value-added unified communications
Investing in your staff will enable resellers to truly differentiate themselves and best sell value-added unified communications, Sam Williams, global marketing director, Zeacom, says.