Microsoft has accomplished a lot in the past six months, even while undergoing the CEO transition from Steve Ballmer to Satya Nadella. With Ballmer gone, will Nadella accelerate change?
From bits-and-bytes to brick-and-mortar, entrepreneur Howard Lo looks at how tech impacts a small business.
Howard spent 14 years in the tech industry working as a programmer, evangelist, and community manager for Microsoft. In 2009, he had lived his "dream" of middle-management long enough and opened a Japanese restaurant called Standing Sushi Bar. Trading in stock grants and software licenses for raw fish and cash, he enjoys mixing his passion for technology into the daily hustle of small business.
Windows Threshold backs down from its one-size-fits-all approach to present the best interface for the device its running on.
Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview has released to heaps of praise. Yet it's not enough to convince users to switch to the platform. Messaging, performance, regional support and mailbox management are areas to improve.
Facebook's feature for rating businesses offer little value and more harm. With a few tweaks it could be useful for businesses and individuals.
Singapore is bubbling over with tech startups as seed money, talent, and interest are all coming together within its borders. Zopim is a Singapore startup that has achieved success in the online customer interaction space. Abhiroop Basu shares the general and cultural-specific challenges that Zopim faced as a startup.
With cloud services, storage, and mobile apps pervasive today, employees are freed up to work from anywhere at anytime. What does this mean for work-life balance?
Offering multi-device support and more features, will messaging apps like LINE and Facebook Messenger, may snatch users away from WhatsApp?
Shop, click, and delivery in an hour. Singapore is a perfect place for this to happen, with its ubiquitous shopping malls and megamarts, so why isn't anyone doing it yet?
What if the best CEO for Microsoft turned out to be the one it already has? Ballmer has the experience, guts, and passion to succeed.
Windows 8.1 brings improved features that help boost the productivity for a small business.