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Windows 10 Search, Productivity Apps: Microsoft Review
News  |  2/28/2015
Microsoft debuted Band updates, predicted the future of productivity, and broadened support for Docker in Azure, among other announcements.
Samsung, Microsoft, Qualcomm, LG Dominating MWC 2015
News  |  2/28/2015
On March 2, Mobile World Congress will kick off, with announcements from Samsung, Microsoft, Qualcomm, HTC, and LG expected to take center stage.
iCloud Apps Welcome Windows, Not Android
News  |  2/28/2015
Pages, Keynote, and Numbers are now accessible to Windows users, even if they don't also have an Apple device.
Microsoft Shares 'Productivity Future Vision' Video
News  |  2/27/2015
In its latest forward-looking video, Microsoft shows how the future of productivity is bendable, wearable, and holographic.
Drones Go To Work For IT
Commentary  |  2/27/2015
Drones offer new opportunities for businesses of all kinds. Here's how one IT department got involved with a drone project, and what the company learned.
Mobile Devices Replace Blueprints On Construction Sites
Commentary  |  2/27/2015
Knaack's DataVault Mobile shows how the work on construction job sites is going digital.
Net Neutrality Rules Pass, FCC Readies For Fight
News  |  2/26/2015
The decision to reclassify ISPs under FCC regulations represents a triumph for open Internet activists.
Apple's March 9 Event: Is It Time For The Apple Watch?
News  |  2/26/2015
Apple fans and non-fans alike are waiting to "watch" what happens. Let the speculation begin.
Google AI Teaches Itself Atari Video Games
News  |  2/26/2015
Using a single learning algorithm, Google's AI agent has developed its video game skills to the point where it can beat most human players in dozens of different games.
Microsoft Garage Brings Productivity Apps
News  |  2/26/2015
Experimental apps from Microsoft's Garage incubator are designed to enhance productivity.
LG Watch Urbane LTE Smartwatch Forgoes Android Wear
Commentary  |  2/26/2015
The LG Watch Urbane LTE smartwatch is the latest wearable from the company. This version adds features for making calls and sending messages, but LG ditched Android Wear to make it work.
Salesforce Service Cloud, Analytics Cloud Power Fast Growth
News  |  2/26/2015
Salesforce claims its Service Cloud is ousting SAP and Oracle while the Wave Analytics Cloud is driving seven- and eight-figure deals.
Net Neutrality Vote Won't End Debate
Commentary  |  2/26/2015
The FCC is slated to approve a controversial plan for net neutrality -- but that won't be the end of the matter.
Android For Work Brings Google To The Office
News  |  2/25/2015
The company aims to make Android better suited to the demands of businesses.
iOS, Android Crushing Rival Platforms, IDC Finds
News  |  2/25/2015
Apple's iOS and Google Android own a combined 96.3% of the global smartphone market, leaving a pittance for Microsoft and BlackBerry.
AMD Describes Notebook Processor
News  |  2/25/2015
AMD's next-gen notebook processor, Carrizo, packs a south bridge and HEVC decoder in the same space as its previous Kaveri chip, it said at ISSCC.
Pebble Sets Kickstarter Record As Apple Watch Approaches
News  |  2/25/2015
A crowdfunded startup aims to hold its own amid an increasingly competitive smartwatch market.
Steve Jobs: 5 Things We Miss Most
Slideshows  |  2/24/2015
Let's take a moment to remember the work and ideas of the late Steve Jobs, who would have turned 60 today.
Pebble Time Smartwatch Sets Kickstarter Ablaze
News  |  2/24/2015
Pebble's new Time smartwatch has a color screen. The company blew through its $500,000 Kickstarter goal in mere minutes, highlighting geeks' support for the device.
Mobile Apps Remain Vulnerable For Months
News  |  2/24/2015
Developers are failing to respond quickly to reports of security flaws, Trojans are infecting corporate devices at an alarming rate, and even mundane data about your device's power consumption could threaten your privacy.
Google, Softcard Mobile Payment Partnership Targets Apple Pay
News  |  2/23/2015
Google announces a collaboration with Softcard, heats up mobile payment battle with Apple and Samsung.
Google Inbox Goes To Work
News  |  2/23/2015
Google Apps for Work customers will soon be able to try Inbox by Gmail.
HTC One M9 Smartphone Details Leak Ahead Of MWC
Commentary  |  2/23/2015
The HTC One M9 smartphone may look a lot like its predecessor, but there are tons of changes under the hood. Here's a sneak peek before MWC.
6 Internet Of Things Building Blocks
Slideshows  |  2/22/2015
Need an embedded system to whip up an IoT prototype? These six platforms make it easier than ever to get started with embedded programming.
Apple Car: Drive Different
Commentary  |  2/21/2015
Apple is serious about entering the auto market. Here's our less-than-serious take on what the press release might look like announcing this magical vehicle.
Cloud Storage For Office, Azure Update: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  2/21/2015
Cloud technology was the theme of this week as updates to Microsoft Azure and Office rolled out of Redmond.
Philly311 Helpline Focuses On Social Interactions
Commentary  |  2/20/2015
System integrator Unisys used the Salesforce Community Cloud to allow new options for citizens to contact and interact with the City of Philadelphia.
Lenovo Superfish Adware Excuses Are Lame
Commentary  |  2/19/2015
Lenovo is downplaying the installation of Superfish adware on its notebook PCs. Here's why we think business and consumer users deserve better.
Samsung's LoopPay Buy Signals Apple Pay Fight
Commentary  |  2/19/2015
Samsung needs to compete with Apple Pay on mobile payments and will use LoopPay to kick-start its efforts.
Apple Watch Looks To Win Where Android Wear Failed
Commentary  |  2/18/2015
The key differences in the company's approach to wearables will set the Apple Watch apart from Android Wear and other competitors.
IBM’s Watson Inspires A Child’s Toy
News  |  2/18/2015
A talking dinosaur powered by IBM's Watson may be your favorite new toy. Oh, and your kid might like it, too.
Sony Smart Glasses: Not So Smart?
News  |  2/18/2015
Google Glass flopped as a consumer product. Sony's take on smart glasses doesn't look much different.
Apple Watch Orders Top 5M, Healthcare Features Killed
Commentary  |  2/17/2015
Apple is confident its Watch will be a hit, since Cupertino has placed between 5 and 6 million orders. However, the company has killed some healthcare features, according to reports.
8 iOS, Android Apps That Are Strangely Useful
Slideshows  |  2/16/2015
Your iPhone or Android smartphone can predict the weather, but can it tell you the closest flu outbreak or get a wake-up call from around the globe?
Android To Become 'Workhorse' Of Cybercrime
Commentary  |  2/16/2015
Android and Windows laptops dead even in infection rates for the year 2014.
Windows 10 Mobile, Office Online Update: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  2/14/2015
Microsoft withheld exciting news of its Windows 10 Phone preview and Office Online upgrades until late this week.
Obama, Tim Cook, Others Debate Sharing Cyber Security Data
News  |  2/14/2015
The Obama White House wants more effective sharing of cyber security data between the public and private sectors. Despite some snubs, Apple's Tim Cook spoke at a special summit on the issue.
Google, Mattel Partner On New View-Master VR Toy
News  |  2/13/2015
Mattel's next-generation of its View-Master toy makes use of Google Cardboard.
Microsoft Windows 10 Preview For Phones Is Released
News  |  2/12/2015
Microsoft is rolling out the first public preview of Windows 10 for mobile to Windows Insiders, but not all devices are eligible.
Android Wear Sales Dim As Apple Watch Looms
News  |  2/12/2015
Only 720,000 Android Wear smartwatches shipped last year, pointing to softer demand than many anticipated.
Microsoft Buys Digital Pen Producer N-trig: Report
News  |  2/12/2015
Microsoft's reported purchase of N-trig, the company behind its Surface Pro 3 pen, follows years of collaboration.
iPhone Kill Switch: Thefts Drop In NYC, SF
News  |  2/11/2015
Kill switches have helped decrease smartphone thefts in a big way.
10 Hot Cities For IT Pros In 2015
Slideshows  |  2/11/2015
Sure, Silicon Valley is a hotspot for tech workers. But it's far from the only one, according to top tech recruiters. See if your town makes the list.
Apple Pay Lands On JetBlue
News  |  2/10/2015
Apple Pay users can now use their iPhones to pay for in-flight amenities on JetBlue flights starting this month.
Tinder For Tech Jobs: 5 Apps Better Than LinkedIn
Slideshows  |  2/10/2015
These five innovative job search apps take advantage of dating-site functionality to help you find your next job while easing the pain of potential rejection.
ARM Unfolds IoT Security Plan
News  |  2/10/2015
ARM aims to make mbed a unifying code base for the fragmented Internet of Things, where security is an increasingly key concern.
Apple Music Rumors Hint At Content Creation Plans
Commentary  |  2/9/2015
Apple is denying rumors that it is buying Big Machine, the record label that brings us Taylor Swift. But such a move makes sense if Apple wants its streaming services to succeed.
Smart Cars Vulnerable To Security Hacks, Report Finds
Commentary  |  2/9/2015
A US senator's report finds that carmakers are leaving vehicles open to intrusive attacks that can steal personal data and take over controls.
Apple Watch: 11 Sweet Gadgets To Buy Instead
Slideshows  |  2/9/2015
The Apple Watch is coming soon. Lovely though it may be, there are other nifty devices to consider instead.
Fitbit For Dogs: Readers Respond
Commentary  |  2/9/2015
Is an activity tracker for dogs a sign of an impending IoT tech bubble, a great idea, or both? Readers weighed in with a variety of opinions. What's yours?
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