CIO – The City of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has never owned an Exchange server, but starting on Memorial Day it will roll out Exchange and Outlook e-mail for 2,700 of its workers. Winston-Salem – population 230,000 – is yet another in a recent spate of city governments that have chosen to move to a cloud […]

Microsoft announced an $8.5 billion acquisition of the Internet telephone service Skype Technologies SA from eBay and a group of private equity investors including Silicon Valley heavyweights Silver Lake Partners. The deal is Microsoft’s largest cash purchase in its 36-year long history.