Juan Carlos PerezNews Editor, IDG News Service

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Juan Carlos Perez is a News Editor at IDG News Service, a wire service that covers the technology industry for all of the online and print magazines published globally by International Data Group.

Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2 billion

Microsoft has agreed to acquire Yammer, a maker of cloud-based enterprise social networking software, for $1.2 billion in cash.

Google promotes energy savings with Apps

Companies that turn off their local servers for email, productivity and collaboration applications and switch to the cloud-hosted Google Apps suite can save significant amounts of money in energy costs, Google said on Monday.

Reported Yammer acquisition seen as beneficial for Microsoft

If Microsoft buys Yammer, as unconfirmed press reports indicate, Susan Gautsch hopes the Yammer team won't lose the qualities she has appreciated in the several...