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Coca-Cola to pour more data into Microsoft

Lia Timson Coca Cola will switch on a number of cloud applications so that data can flow to its employees, sellers and even truck drivers.

Is innovation dead at Microsoft?

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Louisa Hearn It's not often you read the words Microsoft and innovation in the same sentence these days, which is odd for a company with one of the biggest research laboratories in the world.

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Microsoft to open shop 'next door to Apple'

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Microsoft's chief operating officer has revealed the software maker is planning to open a string of retail stores "right next door to Apple" later this year.

Microsoft pushes mobile email

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Simon Tsang Microsoft and Telstra have teamed up to take on BlackBerry push email on mobile phones. The new solution is a prepackaged form of mobile email aimed at businesses already running Microsoft Exchange...

Finding high-tech flaws for fun and an optional profit

Ben Grubb NATHANIEL CAREW makes a living protecting computer systems. In his spare time, he hacks into Google.

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Virus hits Iran's defence network

Iranians carry the coffin of a soldier killed at Alghadir.

Richard Spencer, Dubai 'Supervirus' called Duqu shares properties with another virus apparently created by Mossad.

Digital Armageddon: fact or fiction?

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Lia Timson in San Francisco With so much talk of military espionage, computer hacking and cybercrime, one could be forgiven for thinking the world is at war with itself over the internet.

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Hacker group LulzSec strikes again, exposes 171,000 military accounts

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Salvador Rodriguez The hacker group known as LulzSec appears to be back after many months of laying low, claiming to have exposed the accounts of nearly 171,000 members of the military.

BlackBerry presents PowerPoint for 'road warriors'

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Research In Motion (RIM) has rolled out a BlackBerry Presenter that business "road warriors" can use to give PowerPoint presentations from the Canadian company's popular smartphones.

Five time-saving business tools

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Julia Talevski Master your trade with these five simple technology ideas.

Battle for Office reaches new heights

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Is Google an adequate substitute for Microsoft in the business suite arena? Julia Talevski reports.

Doing business beyond the desk

Carolyn Evans

Julia Talevski Carolyn Evans can tell you where all the good coffee places are because her management consulting business has been running in a completely mobile environment since it took off in 2002.

Three servers for the price of one

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Deborah Harrigan Small-business virtualisation lets you lower the cost of your infrastructure while increasing the productivity of your staff.

Avert an unwanted gaze

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Lia Timson Ever wondered what could happen to that email you sent the travel agent with all your personal information, including a scan of your passport so they could book your tickets?

Sight the hand that feeds you

Stephen Ryall has a vision to expand the Children's Medical Research Institute.

Julia Talevski Targeting the right people is an essential part of any business and it's usually down to the customer relationship management software (CRM) to enable an organisation to do it well.

Small businesses, are you being served?

Martin Gregory

David Flynn For the smallest of small businesses shopping for a new server, the decision has just become easier and harder in equal parts.

Living laboratory tests sustainability

Peter Vogel A Swiss company Living PlanIT SA has just announced plans to build a complete experimental city from the ground up.

It's RIP Vista as Windows 7 is launched

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Louisa Hearn Microsoft launches Windows 7 today knowing full well that another disaster like Vista could spell curtains for the once indomitable software giant.

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