ITworld Unified Communications http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/32/all en LTE network for US public safety taking it one step at a time http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428784/lte-network-us-public-safety-taking-it-one-step-time The organizers of the FirstNet LTE public safety network have the frequencies and standards they need to build the system, and they know where the money&#039;s coming from. They know how to get there from here, but it won&#039;t be a quick trip.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428784/lte-network-us-public-safety-taking-it-one-step-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428784/lte-network-us-public-safety-taking-it-one-step-time#comments Government IT Management Mobile & Wireless Unified Communications News Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:14:20 +0000 IDGNS staff 428784 at http://www.itworld.com Phone unlocking bill clears US House, next step is president's signature http://www.itworld.com/legal/428762/phone-unlocking-bill-clears-us-house-next-step-presidents-signature A bill that allows consumers to unlock their cellphones for use on other carriers passed its last hurdle in Congress on Friday, opening the way for it to become law once it is signed by President Barack Obama.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/legal/428762/phone-unlocking-bill-clears-us-house-next-step-presidents-signature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/legal/428762/phone-unlocking-bill-clears-us-house-next-step-presidents-signature#comments Legal Networking Unified Communications News Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:49:13 +0000 IDGNS staff 428762 at http://www.itworld.com SEC drops probe into Facebook's pre-IPO sales disclosures http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428742/sec-drops-probe-facebooks-pre-ipo-sales-disclosures The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has dropped its investigation into disclosures about Facebook advertising sales before the company went public in 2012.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428742/sec-drops-probe-facebooks-pre-ipo-sales-disclosures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428742/sec-drops-probe-facebooks-pre-ipo-sales-disclosures#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:18:03 +0000 IDGNS staff 428742 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook isn't giving up on search http://www.itworld.com/networking/428445/facebook-isnt-giving-search Facebook reported Wednesday that it now handles an average of more than 1 billion searches a day, but it still has work to do to provide a comprehensive search tool.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/428445/facebook-isnt-giving-search" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/428445/facebook-isnt-giving-search#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:48:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 428445 at http://www.itworld.com More AT&T customers switch to paying for their phones http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428437/more-att-customers-switch-paying-their-phones A majority of AT&amp;amp;T&#039;s new smartphone customers are now choosing a plan where they pay for their phones over time, helping to drive strong second-quarter financial results, the carrier said.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428437/more-att-customers-switch-paying-their-phones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428437/more-att-customers-switch-paying-their-phones#comments IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking Unified Communications News Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:17:07 +0000 IDGNS staff 428437 at http://www.itworld.com Dropbox for Business grows more security, IT admin muscles http://www.itworld.com/software/428341/dropbox-business-grows-more-security-it-admin-muscles Dropbox will continue beefing up the business version of its cloud storage and file sharing service, adding security features to shared links, full-text search capabilities and new tools for enterprise developers.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/428341/dropbox-business-grows-more-security-it-admin-muscles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/428341/dropbox-business-grows-more-security-it-admin-muscles#comments Cloud Computing Internet Networking On-demand Software Software Storage Unified Communications News Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:05:13 +0000 IDGNS staff 428341 at http://www.itworld.com Working together: 3 new team collaboration tools http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/428322/working-together-3-new-team-collaboration-tools Three new services -- Flow, Glip and Slingshot -- try to enhance the ability of teams to converse and collaborate using a variety of tools. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/428322/working-together-3-new-team-collaboration-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/428322/working-together-3-new-team-collaboration-tools#comments Enterprise Software Software Unified Communications Product review Collaboration Software Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:15:38 +0000 IDGNS staff 428322 at http://www.itworld.com How Nokia both helped and hindered Microsoft's earnings http://www.itworld.com/software/428279/how-nokia-both-helped-and-hindered-microsofts-earnings Microsoft paid more than $7 billion for Nokia&#039;s handset and services business, and the jury is still out as to what it means for its future. In the past quarter it boosted Microsoft&#039;s revenue but also ate into its profit.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/428279/how-nokia-both-helped-and-hindered-microsofts-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/428279/how-nokia-both-helped-and-hindered-microsofts-earnings#comments Internet IT Management Networking Software Unified Communications News Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:41:43 +0000 IDGNS staff 428279 at http://www.itworld.com Investigation of missing IRS email holds lessons for your business http://www.itworld.com/government/428259/investigation-missing-irs-email-holds-lessons-your-business The IRS says it lost or destroyed emails pertinent to an ongoing investigation--but if procedure was followed, that shouldn&#039;t be possible. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/government/428259/investigation-missing-irs-email-holds-lessons-your-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/government/428259/investigation-missing-irs-email-holds-lessons-your-business#comments Data Protection Government Internet Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications Opinion compliance Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:47:16 +0000 IDGNS staff 428259 at http://www.itworld.com Dating app Wyldfire tries to avoid creeps by letting women take the lead http://www.itworld.com/internet/428185/dating-app-wyldfire-tries-avoid-creeps-letting-women-take-lead There&#039;s a new dating app trying to let in only the most desirable bachelors, by letting women choose who can join.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/428185/dating-app-wyldfire-tries-avoid-creeps-letting-women-take-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/428185/dating-app-wyldfire-tries-avoid-creeps-letting-women-take-lead#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless On-demand Software Unified Communications News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:09:41 +0000 IDGNS staff 428185 at http://www.itworld.com Verizon revenue rises steadily, driven by wireless service growth http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428151/verizon-revenue-rises-steadily-driven-wireless-service-growth Record numbers of new tablet users, and the first rise in fixed-line revenue in seven years, drove Verizon Communications&#039; second-quarter revenue up 5.7 percent year on year, it reported Tuesday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428151/verizon-revenue-rises-steadily-driven-wireless-service-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428151/verizon-revenue-rises-steadily-driven-wireless-service-growth#comments IT Management Unified Communications News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:59:43 +0000 IDGNS staff 428151 at http://www.itworld.com Virtru launches business email encryption service for Google Apps http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/428122/virtru-launches-business-email-encryption-service-google-apps Email encryption startup Virtru has launched a version of its service for businesses using Google Apps, a market segment that the company thinks is showing increased interest in secure communications.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/428122/virtru-launches-business-email-encryption-service-google-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/428122/virtru-launches-business-email-encryption-service-google-apps#comments Security Software Unified Communications News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:34:11 +0000 IDGNS staff 428122 at http://www.itworld.com Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428060/google-may-bring-wi-fi-new-york-city-pay-phones Google may be among the hopefuls vying to turn the New York City phone booths of the past into &quot;communication points&quot; of the future with free Wi-Fi and cellphone charging.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428060/google-may-bring-wi-fi-new-york-city-pay-phones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428060/google-may-bring-wi-fi-new-york-city-pay-phones#comments Government IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking Unified Communications News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:13:23 +0000 IDGNS staff 428060 at http://www.itworld.com W3C wants to open the social Web for the enterprise http://www.itworld.com/software/428050/w3c-wants-open-social-web-enterprise The World Wide Web Consortium wants to bring the power of social media to the enterprise.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/428050/w3c-wants-open-social-web-enterprise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/428050/w3c-wants-open-social-web-enterprise#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software Software Unified Communications News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:42:39 +0000 IDGNS staff 428050 at http://www.itworld.com The New Business Case for Video Conferencing: 7 Real-World Benefits Beyond Cost-Savings http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/428006/new-business-case-video-conferencing-7-real-world-benefits-beyond-cost <!--paging_filter--><p> This whitepaper provides insight into the value of video conferencing in today's business environment, and how organizations are using visual collaboration to find new clients, serve existing clients better, and improve their bottom line.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/428006/new-business-case-video-conferencing-7-real-world-benefits-beyond-cost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Unified Communications Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:46:56 +0000 428006 at http://www.itworld.com