Mary Branscombe
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Development

What is YAML?

We look at the pros and cons of a language now in its 18th year
30 Sep 2019
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Business strategy

Build 2016: Why Microsoft predicts a world of talking bots

Satya Nadella’s big vision for Microsoft is around intelligent conversations with machines
31 Mar 2016
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Business strategy

Getting to a billion Windows lovers

Squaring the circle of making a platform company relevant cross-platform
30 Apr 2015
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Business strategy

Business travel in the 21st century

How to make business travel less painful, more productive
16 Nov 2014
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Business travel in the 21st century

How to make business travel less painful, more productive
16 Nov 2014
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Business travel in the 21st century

How to make business travel less painful, more productive
16 Nov 2014
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Business strategy

Business travel in the 21st century

How to make business travel less painful, more productive
16 Nov 2014
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Business strategy

Microsoft widens the appeal of Visual Studio cross platform

Microsoft offers Visual Studio for free as well as announcing other key developments
12 Nov 2014
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Business strategy

Microsoft widens the appeal of Visual Studio cross platform

Microsoft offers Visual Studio for free as well as announcing other key developments
12 Nov 2014
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Business strategy

Top ten best British tech inventions

From the computer to the World Wide Web, the iPod to the typewriter, a lot of modern technology started out in the UK
30 Jun 2014
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cloud computing

Set up BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Office 365

29 Feb 2012
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Mobile

Q&A: The Nokia renaissance

Following the release of the Lumia 800, Nokia has been reborn. We chat with the mobile giant's UK MD about how the company is turning things around.
17 Nov 2011
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Mobile

Q&A: The Nokia renaissance

Following the release of the Lumia 800, Nokia has been reborn. We chat with the mobile giant's UK MD about how the company is turning things around.
17 Nov 2011
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Mobile

Q&A: The Nokia renaissance

Following the release of the Lumia 800, Nokia has been reborn. We chat with the mobile giant's UK MD about how the company is turning things around.
17 Nov 2011
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Mobile

BBX BlackBerry Server brings security ruckus for CIOs

Working with the new BlackBerry Server, BBX will secure enterprise data and provision enterprise apps without blocking consumer apps.
19 Oct 2011
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Mobile

RIM announces its next OS: BBX

QNX, Android, HTML5, WebGL, Flash and open source: BBX-OS promises to support almost everything mobile except BlackBerry.
19 Oct 2011
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Mobile

RIM announces its next OS: BBX

QNX, Android, HTML5, WebGL, Flash and open source: BBX-OS promises to support almost everything mobile except BlackBerry.
19 Oct 2011
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Windows Server 8 gets a Metro-style Start screen, just like the client version.
Server & storage

Microsoft Windows Server 8 review: First Look

Microsoft has unveiled Windows Server 8 - but is there more to this upcoming server operating system than just the new Metro user interface? Mary Bran…
14 Sep 2011
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Software

Windows Server 8: Microsoft makes big virtualisation splash

The next version of Windows Server commoditises storage and network hardware, whilst taking the fight to VMware.
14 Sep 2011
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Software

Microsoft Windows 8 review: First Look

Windows 8 aims to combine a touchscreen Windows Phone 7-style interface with a traditional full-power desktop. Mary Branscombe gets hands on to see if…
13 Sep 2011
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Head to Head: Google Apps vs Microsoft Office 365

Mary Branscombe compares the enterprise versions of both and her conclusions may surprise you...
5 Aug 2011
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cloud computing

Windows InTune 2 goes into beta

Microsoft has taken the wraps off the latest version of its cloud-based PC management service, Windows InTune.
12 Jul 2011
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public sector

Why Bing and BlackBerry make sense together

'BingBerry' is a sensible response to Google because Bing and RIM share more than an enemy.
5 May 2011
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Mobile

BlackBerry Bold 9900 review: First Look

Hardware-accelerated graphics and browsing come to the thinnest ever BlackBerry in the new touchscreen Bold, in addition to greater control over the s…
3 May 2011
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voice recognition

Biometric authentication: the key to keeping businesses and

You’re already paying for biometrics in business laptops, so is it time for your business to start using them?
13 Apr 2011
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cloud computing

Microsoft Windows Intune review

Managing and protecting an office full of PCs doesn't necessarily entail the complications of Active Directory or domain joined accounts as Mary Brans…
28 Mar 2011
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Network & Internet

Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 4: First look

We take a look at the latest preview release of IE9 to see if it really is faster and more standards-compliant than other web browsers.
9 Aug 2010
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Multimedia boost for Internet Explorer

IE9 gains Canvas and HTML 5 video in platform preview 3, improves Acid 3 and SunSpider scores.
24 Jun 2010
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Software

Toshiba Libretto W100 review: First look

We take a look at Toshiba's dual screen Libretto W100 to see what all the fuss is about.
22 Jun 2010
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Software

Toshiba AC100 review: FIrst look

It was only unveiled yesterday, but we take a quick first look at the Toshiba AC100 to see what it brings to the table.
22 Jun 2010
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public sector

Could your next IT project come from Brazil?

Brazil is emerging as an IT powerhouse, with attention from all the big names in tech such as Microsoft, Google and Intel.
24 May 2010
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public sector

Could your next IT project come from Brazil?

Brazil is emerging as an IT powerhouse, with attention from all the big names in tech such as Microsoft, Google and Intel.
24 May 2010
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public sector

Could your next IT project come from Brazil?

Brazil is emerging as an IT powerhouse, with attention from all the big names in tech such as Microsoft, Google and Intel.
24 May 2010
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public sector

Could your next IT project come from Brazil?

Brazil is emerging as an IT powerhouse, with attention from all the big names in tech such as Microsoft, Google and Intel.
24 May 2010
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Mobile

Roundup: the best new BlackBerry apps at WES 2010

If you get the new Pearl 3G with 25MB of memory, what are the new business apps you’ll want on it?
30 Apr 2010