ITworld Unified Communications http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/32/all en Appeals court clears Yelp of claims that it fixed reviews http://www.itworld.com/networking/434297/appeals-court-clears-yelp-claims-it-fixed-reviews A federal appeals court has cleared Yelp of claims that it extorted businesses into advertising on its site by fabricating bad reviews about them.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/434297/appeals-court-clears-yelp-claims-it-fixed-reviews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/434297/appeals-court-clears-yelp-claims-it-fixed-reviews#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:53:29 +0000 IDGNS staff 434297 at http://www.itworld.com Groups: FCC shouldn't overturn state laws against municipal broadband http://www.itworld.com/it-management/434255/groups-fcc-shouldnt-overturn-state-laws-against-municipal-broadband The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should stay out of the way of states that have passed laws prohibiting or limiting city-funded broadband networks that compete with private services, several groups have told the agency.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/434255/groups-fcc-shouldnt-overturn-state-laws-against-municipal-broadband" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/434255/groups-fcc-shouldnt-overturn-state-laws-against-municipal-broadband#comments Government IT Management Networking Unified Communications News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:39:02 +0000 IDGNS staff 434255 at http://www.itworld.com Meet Tox, an open, privacy-focused Skype replacement http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/434218/meet-tox-open-privacy-focused-skype-replacement It&#039;s not ready for prime time yet, but the early builds of a new privacy-focused chat client are promising.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/434218/meet-tox-open-privacy-focused-skype-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/434218/meet-tox-open-privacy-focused-skype-replacement#comments On-demand Software Security Unified Communications News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:34:24 +0000 IDGNS staff 434218 at http://www.itworld.com European 700MHz band should be freed for mobile broadband by 2020, report says http://www.itworld.com/it-management/434053/european-700mhz-band-should-be-freed-mobile-broadband-2020-report-says Europe&#039;s 700MHz band should be freed for mobile broadband by 2020, a report to the European Commission recommends.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/434053/european-700mhz-band-should-be-freed-mobile-broadband-2020-report-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/434053/european-700mhz-band-should-be-freed-mobile-broadband-2020-report-says#comments Government IT Management Unified Communications News Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:34:00 +0000 IDGNS staff 434053 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook testing mobile searches for old posts http://www.itworld.com/networking/433867/facebook-testing-mobile-searches-old-posts Facebook is testing a way to let users of its mobile app search for posts shared with them in the past.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/433867/facebook-testing-mobile-searches-old-posts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/433867/facebook-testing-mobile-searches-old-posts#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:48:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 433867 at http://www.itworld.com Poaching drivers may be the norm for ride-sharing companies http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/433691/poaching-drivers-may-be-norm-ride-sharing-companies It seems like poaching drivers is par for the course in the ride-sharing industry.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/433691/poaching-drivers-may-be-norm-ride-sharing-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/433691/poaching-drivers-may-be-norm-ride-sharing-companies#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:28:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 433691 at http://www.itworld.com Chromebook Pixel revisited: 18 months with Google's luxury laptop http://www.itworld.com/433647/chromebook-pixel-revisited-18-months-googles-luxury-laptop Is it crazy to pay $1300 for a Chromebook? Some reflections after a year and a half of living with Google&#039;s luxurious Pixel.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/433647/chromebook-pixel-revisited-18-months-googles-luxury-laptop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/433647/chromebook-pixel-revisited-18-months-googles-luxury-laptop#comments Cloud Computing Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking Personal Tech Software Unified Communications News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:32:52 +0000 IDGNS staff 433647 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft unifies OneDrive consumer and workplace versions on Android app http://www.itworld.com/storage/433620/microsoft-unifies-onedrive-consumer-and-workplace-versions-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.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/storage/433620/microsoft-unifies-onedrive-consumer-and-workplace-versions-android-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/storage/433620/microsoft-unifies-onedrive-consumer-and-workplace-versions-android-app#comments Mobile & Wireless Software Storage Unified Communications News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:19:19 +0000 IDGNS staff 433620 at http://www.itworld.com 6 powerful Google Apps features you're probably not using http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/433609/6-powerful-google-apps-features-youre-probably-not-using Google Drive apps are loved for their simplicity and ease of use, but don&#039;t let that fool you. There&#039;s a whole lot of power locked up in these web apps. And while we&#039;d never put the suite on a par with Microsoft Office, there are some impressive features inĀ Docs, Sheets, and Slides that you&#039;ve likely overlooked.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/433609/6-powerful-google-apps-features-youre-probably-not-using" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/433609/6-powerful-google-apps-features-youre-probably-not-using#comments Software Unified Communications News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:10:41 +0000 IDGNS staff 433609 at http://www.itworld.com SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not http://www.itworld.com/software/433605/sap-devices-company-maybe-maybe-not While SAP has made a big push into mobile software and device management with the acquisition of Sybase and a series of apps, it hasn&#039;t made overt moves into the devices market. But this could change down the road, judging from a recently published patent application submitted by SAP.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/433605/sap-devices-company-maybe-maybe-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/433605/sap-devices-company-maybe-maybe-not#comments Hardware Mobile & Wireless Software Unified Communications News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:50:23 +0000 IDGNS staff 433605 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook vows to destroy click bait and the results could be shocking http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/433590/facebook-vows-destroy-click-bait-and-results-could-be-shocking Links are, in many ways, the lifeblood of the Internet. They are a good thing but not when they bait you into thinking you&#039;re getting something you&#039;re not. Links, and more specifically clicking on them, may make the Internet go round, but when that stream becomes a never-ending cycle of buffoonery, scheming and outright lies on sites like Facebook it can be pretty unbearable.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/433590/facebook-vows-destroy-click-bait-and-results-could-be-shocking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/433590/facebook-vows-destroy-click-bait-and-results-could-be-shocking#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:18:27 +0000 IDGNS staff 433590 at http://www.itworld.com Legality of Uber's aggressive recruitment tactics questioned http://www.itworld.com/it-management/433547/are-ubers-aggressive-recruitment-tactics-legal Uber has come under fire this week for employing controversial recruitment practices against rival Lyft, but beyond a question of ethics some experts say the revelations could potentially put the company in legal hot water.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/433547/are-ubers-aggressive-recruitment-tactics-legal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/433547/are-ubers-aggressive-recruitment-tactics-legal#comments Internet IT Management Legal Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:31:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 433547 at http://www.itworld.com How to implement both BYOD and prudent data retention practices? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/unified-communications/question/how-implement-both-byod-and-prudent-data-retention-pra <p>How do you make sure that information that is critical to the company is backed up when you allow BYOD?</p> Unified Communications BYOD data backup data retention Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:25:35 +0000 owen 433518 at http://www.itworld.com Cotap, a WhatsApp for the enterprise, links with cloud storage providers http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/433516/cotap-whatsapp-enterprise-links-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.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/433516/cotap-whatsapp-enterprise-links-cloud-storage-providers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/433516/cotap-whatsapp-enterprise-links-cloud-storage-providers#comments Software Unified Communications News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:18:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 433516 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft rolls out DLP to SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business http://www.itworld.com/storage/433509/microsoft-rolls-out-dlp-sharepoint-online-and-onedrive-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.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/storage/433509/microsoft-rolls-out-dlp-sharepoint-online-and-onedrive-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/storage/433509/microsoft-rolls-out-dlp-sharepoint-online-and-onedrive-business#comments Cloud Computing Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Software Storage Unified Communications News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:57:12 +0000 IDGNS staff 433509 at http://www.itworld.com