Microsoft has introduced a computer mouse that that can be flattened for portability and pops up for use. The Arc Touch Mouse, also includes Microsoft's first touch scroll strip for easy navigation. Users can move a finger slowly along the strip for controlled scrolling or flick for hyper-fast scrolling. The Arc Touch Mouse is available for pre-order through Amazon.com, BestBuy.com and Buy.com. The mouse has an estimated retail price of $69.95 and is scheduled to ship from these retailers in early December. The device will be generally available online and in stores in January.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?