Zoom’s Five9 Purchase Under National Security Review

Zoom’s purchase of Five9, a leading intelligent cloud contact center provider, is undergoing a US national security review.

Salesforce and FedEx Partner to Deliver End-to-End E-Commerce Solution

Salesforce and FedEx are partnering to deliver an end-to-end e-commerce and shipping solution.

South Korea Poised to Ban App Store Payment Monopolies

South Korea is poised to become the first country to ban Apple and Google from locking developers into the use of their payment systems.

Office 2021 Arriving October 5, No Subscription Required

Microsoft Office 2021 is arriving on October 5, and users will be able to purchase it for a one-time fee and no subscription.

Bing Gets Localeze To Augment Local Biz Listings

Thanks to a new deal, Bing’s results for local businesses should soon get much better.  A report’s indicated that Localeze, which specializes in local search, is going to provide something like 14 million business listings for Bing Local and Bing 411 to use.

Personalized Suggestions On Google Maps Introduced

People with perfect memories and/or senses of direction are excused from reading this article.  Everybody else may be pleased to know that Google’s introduced a version of personalized suggestions on Google Maps.

Can’t remember exactly what street your father’s favorite cigar shop is on?  Forget the last couple digits of a casual acquaintance’s address?  It’s in scenarios like these that Google’s now got you covered (so long as you agree to be helped).

Apple Finally Unveils Much Anticipated Tablet – the iPad

Steve Jobs took the stage in San Francisco today to announce what he referred to as a "magical, truly revolutionary product."

After talking up Apple’s history and how many iPods they’ve sold and apps they have in the app store, Jobs began talking about the need for a product between the laptop and the smartphone – something that would be better at things like browsing, email, photos, video, music, games, and eBooks. He took a shot at netbooks saying they weren’t better than anything (knocking their speed, displays, and software), and then unveiled the iPad.

Internet Use In Hotels Up 50%

Internet use by both business and leisure guests at hotels increased more than 50 percent in 2009, according to a new report by iBAHN, an Internet service provider for 2,200 hotels globally.

Hotel guests spent 60 percent more time online and downloaded 50 percent more data, based on tracked packet and session length information. This confirms the predictions from an iBAHN– commissioned, 2009 study of business travelers conducted by Ypartnership.

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