Skype for Business: When Skype meets Lync

If you've been in the online space for a while, then you'll be no stranger to Skype, the unified communications platform that appeared circa 2003. Acquired by Microsoft in 2011 for US$8.5 billion, Skype has grown steadily with over 350 million people using the service today on Mac, PC, Linux, game consoles and mobile platforms all over the world. Now, there's a new milestone --- Skype for Business --- a unique fusion of the much-loved features of the Skype we know, and the enterprise-grade features of Microsoft Lync.

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An afternoon with Microsoft Dynamics and Lotus F1 Team

Lotus F1 Team with Romain Grosjean

One weekend ago, I was given the opportunity to spend some time with the Microsoft Dynamics team and the Lotus F1 Team in Singapore – for the Singapore F1 GP race weekend. It couldn’t have been a better mash-up of interests for me – technology and auto racing. Seemingly poles apart in terms of verticals, and yet, as the Microsoft-Lotus F1 Team partnership has shown, two that share a similar performance-driven approach in operations and processes.

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PanPages Digital SME Day 2014 draws over 1,500 attendees

PanPages Digital SME Day 2014

Here’s some shocking stats to digest. There are more than 645,000 SMEs in Malaysia and over 60% of SMEs do not have any web presence. That’s a lot of businesses not taking advantage of the internet. It is based on those statistics that the annual Digital SME Day came to be. Organised by PanPages, a technology and search company, in partnership with Google and Alibaba.com, Digital SME Day’s main objective is to help Malaysian SMEs to harness the power of the internet.

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Vserve.mobi boosts SEA management team


Award-winning mobile advertising exchange, Vserv.mobi, has announced a series of senior appointments across Southeast Asia region to meet the demands of rapid mobile user growth and fast adoption of mobile advertising in emerging markets. The new hires across Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand form the core leadership team to accelerate the company;s continued expansion in the region.

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