Pay with your palm? Fujitsu develop biometric tech for walletless payments

New biometric authentication products use the arrangement of veins in the palm to identify each person uniquely. Japanese tech companies Fujitsu and Fujitsu Frontech have released two new biometric authentication products, the Fujitsu Biometric Authentication PalmSecure-F Pro and the Fujitsu Continue reading Pay with your palm? Fujitsu develop biometric tech for walletless payments

HP buys Samsung's printer business for over $1 billion

Biggest acquisition for HP Inc since split from Hewlett Packard Enterprise. In a market play designed to grab a larger share of the rapidly shrinking global printer market, HP Inc is to buy Samsung’s printer business for $1.05 billion. The Continue reading HP buys Samsung's printer business for over $1 billion

Analysis: HPE's strategy in selling software business to Micro Focus

HPE continues to get smaller, betting on mergers and spin-offs while competitors get ever bigger. Proving the rumours true, HPE offloaded its software assets to Micro Focus, a merger which followed the similar spinoff of its services business to CSC Continue reading Analysis: HPE's strategy in selling software business to Micro Focus

Linux servers deliver greater performance and efficiency ‘than available on any x86-based server’

Open system development approach pays off says IBM with 80% more performance per dollar spent over x86 architecture IBM’s series of new servers drive greater data center efficiency and ‘greater computing efficiency than available on any x86-based server,’ the company Continue reading Linux servers deliver greater performance and efficiency ‘than available on any x86-based server’

Google ramps up its enterprise cloud credentials with Box collaboration

Box gives customers a new design and features. Box and Google are partnering in order to collaborate on several cloud initiatives. Announced at BoxWorks 2016, the link up will see integrations between Box, Google Docs, and Google Springboard in the Continue reading Google ramps up its enterprise cloud credentials with Box collaboration

Microsoft set to take on Slack in collaboration with Skype Teams

Microsoft decided against an $8 billion acquisition of Slack. Microsoft is building a team messaging app that will take on collaboration tools such as Slack in the enterprise. The new app will be called Skype Teams, MSPoweruser reported, and will Continue reading Microsoft set to take on Slack in collaboration with Skype Teams