Stories by Juan Carlos Perez

Microsoft unifies OneDrive consumer and workplace versions on Android app

Microsoft has consolidated the consumer and enterprise editions of OneDrive under a single Android app, a move it plans to replicate across all the platforms that the cloud storage service runs on.

Cotap, a WhatsApp for the enterprise, links with cloud storage providers

Cotap, a startup launched last year that provides a WhatsApp-like messaging service for the workplace, has integrated its product with four leading cloud storage providers and released a desktop app, as it jockeys for position in the enterprise communications market.

Microsoft rolls out DLP to SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business

Microsoft has extended the data loss prevention features in Office 365 so that they are available not only for its email tools but also for data in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.

Salesforce renames and revamps Communities service

Salesforce.com has renamed and updated its Communities product, which lets companies build social websites where employees, partners and customers can mingle and collaborate.

Jive deepens integration with Cisco's WebEx and Jabber

Jive Software has pushed out updates for the cloud versions of both its enterprise social networking (ESN) suite and its JiveX software for building external online communities.

Google's Slides presentation app now works offline on iOS

Google's Slides presentation app can now be used without an Internet connection on iOS devices, joining the two other core office productivity tools in the company's suite, the Docs word processor and Sheets spreadsheet software.

Microsoft tweaks SharePoint Online to free up site storage

Microsoft has tweaked the controls in SharePoint Online to let administrators make better use of storage resources allocated to SharePoint websites.

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Azure services down again

Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform, wobbly for more than a week, is again experiencing outages and interruptions that are impacting multiple products in the US and abroad.

Microsoft preps Office 365 document management tool for lawyers

Microsoft has developed a document management add-on for Office 365 intended for lawyers, signaling a possible interest by the company in creating vertical-industry tools for the suite.

Azure cloud services have a rough week

Microsoft's Azure Cloud computing platform suffered a series of outages and service disruptions in the past week that affected several products and impacted customers in various parts of the world.

Clarizen improves charts, UI in social project management product

Clarizen has upgraded its social collaboration and project management software with improvements to its user interface, charting functionality, discussion forum feature and password administration.

Microsoft chooses home automation startups for accelerator program

Microsoft has chosen 10 home automation startups that it will support in various ways through an accelerator program, in the hopes of helping them develop their technologies and products.

Google packs Classroom off to school

Just in time for the new school year, Google has launched a tool called Classroom that aims to make teachers' harried lives a little easier.

Google tightens Gmail spam filtering

Google is boosting Gmail's ability to detect and block malicious emails from spammers and scammers that exploit similarities among Unicode characters to dupe users into clicking on bad links.

Igloo adds task management to enterprise social suite

Igloo's enterprise social networking suite now has task management features, the latest ESN vendor to make such a move.