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The first day of Microsoft’s 2014 SharePoint conference in Las Vegas unveiled a slew of new products and services, as well as detailing elements of Microsoft’s cloud and on-premises productivity roadmaps. But what was perhaps more fascinating was what those announcements showed about Microsoft’s -- and in particular -- Office’s devices and services future.
SecondMarket believes Bitcoin could revolutionize payments and e-commerce, but the market needs to be bigger and more stable first. So it's spinning out its Bitcoin-related businesses and trying to build an exchange like the New York Stock Exchange. We talk to CEO Barry Silbert about his plans.
ClearSlide, the provider of services designed to help sales people better communicate with customers, just raised a whopping $50 million. It plans to use the funding to generally scale up but also to continue developing more analytics capabilities.
Good Technology is buying BoxTone which will result in a company that offers practically everything a business might need to manage mobile devices. However, that wide array of services might not be enough for resulting company to compete against the very biggest IT vendors, like VMware, IBM, and Citrix, all of which have acquired mobile device management providers.
If there was any doubt, the latest smartphone platform market share numbers from IDC make it crystal clear that it's a two-horse race. IT and developers should plan accordingly.