Juan Carlos PerezAssistant News Editor, IDG News Service

Juan Carlos Perez covers e-commerce, Google, Web application development, and cloud applications for the IDG News Service, and is based in Miami.

PCWorld News

Azure services down again

Among those affected are Cloud Services, Virtual Machines and Websites

office 365 logo gallery

Microsoft preps Office 365 document management tool for lawyers

It's called Matter Center and is available in limited preview to participants of a beta testing program

PCWorld News

Azure cloud services have a rough week

Outages and service disruptions hit several Azure products in various regions of the world in the past seven days

PCWorld News

Clarizen improves charts, UI in social project management product

Clarizen v6 combines project management tools with enterprise social collaboration software in a single cloud suite

PCWorld News

Microsoft chooses home automation startups for accelerator program

Microsoft will start working with the companies this fall

google classroom

Google packs Classroom off to school

The company has started to roll out the Apps for Education component, designed to help teachers with various tasks.

gmail logo

Google tightens Gmail spam filtering

The company is tackling scammers' use of similar Unicode characters for tricking users into going to malicious websites.

PCWorld News

Igloo adds task management to enterprise social suite

It's the latest among several ESN vendors to add this feature

Dropbox sharpens search on Android app

greenbot.com

The cloud storage company's Android app also gained document preview capabilities

Win Phone 7 users aghast Microsoft axed Skype for their phones

Skype can no longer be used on Windows Phone 7 devices, which leaves some users outraged.

satya nadella dynamic

Nadella leaves no doubt about who is in charge in first six months as CEO

He's had his share of hits and misses but he's made his presence felt from the start.

Dropbox for Business grows more security, admin muscles

The workplace version of the popular cloud storage service competes against offerings from Google, Microsoft, Box and others

nadella 5 slider opener

Microsoft's quarterly revenue lifted by cloud sales to businesses, though overall profits slipped

Profits were down 7 percent year on year, including an $0.08 loss from Microsoft's new Nokia business.

PCWorld News

Microsoft consolidates enterprise IT conferences

TechEd and individual conferences for Exchange, SharePoint, Lync and other products have been fused into one event

PCWorld News

Cloud message resonating with Microsoft partners

World Partner Conference attendees were more receptive to Microsoft's pleas to change their business models for cloud computing