Author: Rebecca Gibson

Rebecca Gibson is a senior writer for technologyrecord.com and The Record magazine, where she reports on the latest news and updates from Microsoft and its partner network.

 

 

Microsoft acquires mobile BI solutions provider Datazen

Microsoft acquires mobile BI solutions provider Datazen
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 April 2015

Datazen technology will work with Power BI and SQL Server to provide data visualisation tool

Kurt DelBene returns to Microsoft in senior leadership position

Kurt DelBene returns to Microsoft in senior leadership position
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 April 2015

Former Office Division president joins as executive vice president of Corporate Strategy and Planning

Hannover Messe: NEC showcases new Azure IoT solution

Hannover Messe: NEC showcases new Azure IoT solution
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 April 2015

Solution combines NEC’s FieldAnalyst facial detection software with Microsoft Azure IoT services tools

Cyber and malware attacks grew significantly in 2014, says Dell

Cyber and malware attacks grew significantly in 2014, says Dell
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 April 2015

Dell’s Threat Report showed surge in POS and encrypted HTTPS protocol malware attacks last year

IoT market to reach 8.6 billion units in Asia-Pacific by 2020

IoT market to reach 8.6 billion units in Asia-Pacific by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 April 2015

IDC predicts that China is set to continue dominating the Asia-Pacific region over next five years

New spoken and instant messaging languages added to Skype Translator

New spoken and instant messaging languages added to Skype Translator
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 April 2015

Skype Translator now offers Italian and Mandarin as spoken languages

HP partners with Microsoft to build business process accelerators

HP partners with Microsoft to build business process accelerators
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 April 2015

Solutions to help companies in various industries deliver digital-first customer experiences

Microsoft releases Office Lens app for iPhone and Android

Microsoft releases Office Lens app for iPhone and Android
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 April 2015

App turns smartphones into 'pocket scanners' and is also available in preview for Android phones

Microsoft to release Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN

Microsoft to release Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 April 2015

Microsoft to combine Visual Studio Premium and Visual Studio Ultimate into one single offering

Microsoft and Samsung Electronics expand global partnership

Microsoft and Samsung Electronics expand global partnership
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 March 2015

Samsung to pre-install Microsoft services and apps on its Android devices and deliver new Office 365 and Samsung KNOX Business Pack

Smartphone growth to outpace PC and tablet growth by 2019

Smartphone growth to outpace PC and tablet growth by 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 March 2015

Smartphones are expected to account for 77.8% of the smart connected device market by 2019, says IDC

Microsoft Azure Government platform certified for use in California

Microsoft Azure Government platform certified for use in California
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 March 2015

US state's Department of Justice approves cloud platform for use by law enforcement agencies

Microsoft Lync helps neonatal babies to bond with parents

Microsoft Lync helps neonatal babies to bond with parents
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 March 2015

Hackensack University Medical Center has implemented the technology to improve the patient experience

Deutsche Telekom and Microsoft to market devices and online services

Deutsche Telekom and Microsoft to market devices and online services
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 March 2015

Companies to drive business demand for Lumia smartphones and services such as Office 365 and OneDrive in Europe

Enterprises focused on implementing a combination of digital technologies

Enterprises focused on implementing a combination of digital technologies
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 March 2015

Companies to combine mobile, cloud and analytics to boost revenue and improve business processes

Designing digital stores for truly engaging customer experiences

Designing digital stores for truly engaging customer experiences
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 March 2015

Peter Cherna at Scala explains how understanding the data generated by in-store devices can help retailers to expand their digital signage solutions and create an engaging customer experience

Peter Cherna at Scala explains how retailers can use digital signage solutions to enhance customer service

Microsoft showcases Windows 10 universal app

Microsoft showcases Windows 10 universal app
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 March 2015

Universal app designed to provide a consistent user experience across all Windows 10 devices

Advicent and Figlo make financial planning customer centric

Advicent and Figlo make financial planning customer centric
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 February 2015

Advicent’s Phil Cunningham and Figlo’s Jenze Bosma explain how combining their organisations will transform interactions between financial advisors and clients across North America and Europe

Advicent’s Phil Cunningham and Figlo’s Jenze Bosma explain how they're transforming financial advice

Kinect used to help young students understand angle measurements

Kinect used to help young students understand angle measurements
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 February 2015

Students used Kinect to capture arm movements and work out the degree of the angles they created

Microsoft adds new cloud storage integration functionality to Office

Microsoft adds new cloud storage integration functionality to Office
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 February 2015

Cloud service providers can now integrate Office Online into their apps

Banks to focus on digital services, big data and cyber security in 2015

Banks to focus on digital services, big data and cyber security in 2015
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 February 2015

Industry will focus on three key trends to meet needs of customers and make banking more secure 

Dassault Systèmes releases SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design

Dassault Systèmes releases SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 February 2015

Cloud-based tool offers a single modelling environment to improve industrial design process

Microsoft to release new InTune updates this month

Microsoft to release new InTune updates this month
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 February 2015

New features will enable users to manage Office apps from Android devices and OneNote from iOS devices

Making an impact in finance with Microsoft’s technology accelerator programmes

Making an impact in finance with Microsoft’s technology accelerator programmes
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 February 2015

Microsoft’s Richard Peers and finlytics’ Nick Simpson explain how Microsoft’s technology accelerator programmes help start-ups make an impact in the financial services market

We find out how Microsoft Ventures and BizSpark are helping start-ups speed up their entry to market

Microsoft adds new capabilities to SQL Server and Azure

Microsoft adds new capabilities to SQL Server and Azure
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 January 2015

Microsoft aims to improve productivity and security by introducing series of updates

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