Tech giant Amazon wants in on enterprise storage and collaboration. The company has announced the launch of a limited preview of Amazon Zocalo, an online storage and sharing service for businesses. If you think copper wiring is ready to be put out to pasture, Bell Labs may have proved you wrong. The labs have developed a technique to transmit data over copper as fast as 10 gigabits per second. Perhaps in response to talk about Microsoft's fallibility in some market segments, CEO Satya Nadella has issued a lengthy memo encouraging Microsoft employees to "reinvent productivity." Encryption telephone service provider Silent Circle has begun offering international calling plans without global roaming charges, allowing overseas travelers to avoid exorbitant wireless fees. A two-year slump in PC sales has ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets such as North America and Europe and improved intake of lower-end systems.
Another Month, Another IE-Focused Patch Tuesday Microsoft rolled out 59 vulnerabilities for Internet Explorer in June. But the IE-patching party is not over yet. Redmond published six new security bulletins on Tuesday; two, critical; three, important.