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Facebook Paper: 3 Facts
News  |  1/30/2014
Facebook will launch a standalone news reader app on Feb. 3. Here's what you need to know.
Google Sells Motorola To Lenovo For $2.91 Billion
News  |  1/30/2014
Google loses billions of dollars on the deal, but says it will help to improve Android and let Motorola become a major player in the wireless phone market.
Apple TV Refresh: 9 Wishes
Commentary  |  1/30/2014
Signs indicate Apple is prepping a new Apple TV. Here's how Apple can make its media player a winner.
Microsoft's Open Compute Move: Just Good PR?
News  |  1/29/2014
The disruptive power of Microsoft's Open Compute Group move has spurred debate. Let's talk image versus cold hard revenues.
Chrome Apps Come To Android, iOS
News  |  1/29/2014
Google software lets developers package Chrome Apps to run on Android and iOS devices as if they were native mobile apps. Move helps bridge the gap between web and native development.
Microsoft Rebrands SkyDrive, Touts Xbox Acquisition
News  |  1/28/2014
Microsoft keeps consumer focus with purchase of Gears of War Xbox game and by renaming its cloud storage service "OneDrive."
NSA, British Spy Agency Collect Angry Birds Data
News  |  1/27/2014
National Security Agency and Britain's Government Communications Headquarters have collected data from smartphone apps for years, says new report on documents leaked by Edward Snowden.
Windows vs. Mac: Desktop Battle Lines Drawn
Commentary  |  1/27/2014
Reports and executives' hints frame potential Mac vs. PC debates of the future.
Android Surges, iOS Slips In 2013
News  |  1/27/2014
Android, iOS, and Windows Phone continue to jockey for position as Samsung and Apple begin to show signs of weakness.
Google Glass Aims For Games
News  |  1/27/2014
Entertainment apps might be key to making Google's wearable Glass device socially acceptable.
Sports Tech Shows Internet of Things Potential
Sports Tech Shows Internet of Things Potential
InformationWeek Videos  |  1/25/2014
Check out our visit to 94Fifty's CES booth to learn how IoT could help basketball players improve their skills.
SAP Preps Super Bowl 'Stats Zone'
News  |  1/25/2014
NFL sponsor SAP is bringing a giant data-analysis expo to 'Super Bowl Boulevard' on New York's Times Square.
Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 5 Key Facts
News  |  1/24/2014
Microsoft's enterprise sales are booming, but Surface is still no match for the iPad.
Samsung Profits Decline As Growth Slows
News  |  1/24/2014
Sales of Samsung's smartphones fell slightly during the fourth quarter as the world's leading smartphone maker offers weak outlook moving into 2014.
Workday Brings Consumer Web Experience To Enterprise Apps
News  |  1/23/2014
Workday taps HTML5 to bring the look and feel of Google, Amazon, and LinkedIn to corporate apps on desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.
Better Videoconferencing In The Cloud
Commentary  |  1/23/2014
Former US Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan discusses why advanced HD desktop videoconferencing systems are a smart choice for enterprises, and offers 12 tips for using them effectively.
Motorola Lures iPhone Customers With Migrate
News  |  1/22/2014
Motorola Mobility updates Android data migration app with ability to handle iPhone data.
VMware Goes Mobile With AirWatch Buy
News  |  1/22/2014
VMware accelerates expansion outside the datacenter in a $1.54 billion deal that will broaden the company's End-User Computing portfolio.
HP Windows 7 Campaign Sidesteps Windows 8.1
Commentary  |  1/22/2014
HP's Windows 7 push makes marketing sense but reflects a lack of confidence in Windows 8.1 PCs.
SAP Doubles Down On Cloud Computing
News  |  1/21/2014
SAP accelerates its transition to cloud services, raising subscription revenue forecasts and rolling back profit expectations as it invests in cloud growth.
Can Windows Tablets Break Out In 2014?
Commentary  |  1/18/2014
One lesson to date: While Apple can still command top dollar, Windows tablets only become widely desirable when they drop to Android-level pricing.
Facebook Sees Green In Trending Topics
News  |  1/17/2014
What is Facebook up to highlighting trending topics? Think advertiser clout compared to Twitter and online news sites.
Apple, Samsung Extend US Smartphone Supremacy
News  |  1/17/2014
US consumers prefer iPhones and Galaxies to other smartphones, iPhone sales help Apple widen its lead.
Intel Desperately Seeking Mobile Momentum
News  |  1/17/2014
Posting mixed earnings, Intel tries to catch up in mobile while getting ahead in wearable tech and the Internet of Things.
Privacy Fears Hit Retailers' Big Data Analytics Plans
News  |  1/17/2014
Brick-and-mortar retailers plan to link in-store analytics with shoppers' mobile devices. Shoppers say not so fast.
5 Big Business Intelligence Trends For 2014
Commentary  |  1/17/2014
Visual data discovery, cloud computing, and mobile lead the BI trends to watch in 2014. Take a closer look.
Microsoft CEO Search: Ericsson's Vestberg A Contender
News  |  1/16/2014
As Microsoft works to replace Steve Ballmer, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg reportedly lands on the short list.
Samsung Aims Low With Android Tab3 Lite
News  |  1/16/2014
Samsung's latest Android tablet features stripped-down specs, targeting casual users more than mobile pros.
3 Trends Are Reshaping Healthcare IT
Commentary  |  1/16/2014
Skepticism of innovative health technology is nothing new. But trends such as social technology will redefine healthcare's future.
Apple Settles FTC In-App Purchasing Complaint
News  |  1/15/2014
Agreement calls for $32.5 million in refunds for in-app purchases made without parents' OK.
Facebook Mobile News Reader Coming Soon?
News  |  1/15/2014
Facebook's Paper will compete with the news reader app Flipboard and could launch this month.
Windows 9: What We Know
News  |  1/15/2014
With Windows 8.1 floundering, Windows 9 rumors have picked up steam. What can you expect from the next version of Windows?
Top 10 Retail CIO Priorities For 2014
Slideshows  |  1/15/2014
NRF Big Show 2014 serves up a wealth of advice for retail tech leaders looking to embrace digital commerce, adopt a mobile-first strategy, and take advantage of big data.
Why Does Nest Need Google? Analytics
Commentary  |  1/14/2014
Before we have a truly smart home (or car), we need data analysis that we trust with our lives.
Facebook Privacy Settings: 3 To Check
News  |  1/14/2014
Facebook privacy settings can be tricky to navigate. Do you need to change these?
China Mobile Preps iPhone Launch
News  |  1/14/2014
China Mobile secures more than 1 million iPhones as it prepares to offer the device to customers for the first time. Meanwhile, one study suggests sales of the 5s are killing the 5c.
Smells Like Entrepreneurial Spirit… In The Enterprise?
Commentary  |  1/14/2014
Hiring the enterprise IT talent needed to speed innovation will only get harder. Perhaps it's time to partner with independent developers.
Mozilla's Eich: Trust Us, We're Open
News  |  1/14/2014
Firefox is trustworthy because its source code can be verified, says CTO Brendan Eich.
Pediatricians Welcome Patients With Surface Tablets, EHRs
News  |  1/13/2014
A practice in Microsoft's backyard, Pediatric Associates of Bellevue, Wash., uses Surface tablets equipped with Greenway's mobile EHR software to record patient visits, beginning at birth.
iPhone Thefts Rise: Protect Yourself
News  |  1/13/2014
Thieves nabbed more than 8,000 Apple products in NYC last year. Take these device and data safety steps.
Wearable Computing Equals New Security Risks
News  |  1/13/2014
Have you thought about all the data thieves could steal from wearable gadgets? Security experts say this discussion is just starting.
With Watson, Is IBM Riding Right Wave?
Commentary  |  1/10/2014
IBM bets that its Watson technology will ride the cognitive-computing wave to commercial success -- while rivals gear up for the connected-computing era.
6 Cool Apps From Uncle Sam
Slideshows  |  1/10/2014
The US government now offers more than 100 handy apps for mobile devices. Check out new apps users rate highly.
Samsung Touts Galaxy S5 Dramatic Change
News  |  1/9/2014
Samsung hints at big makeover for Galaxy S5 smartphone, expected to ship in April, along with improved Galaxy Gear smartwatch.
Benioff: Oracle's 'Big Mistake' Is Salesforce's Gain
News  |  1/9/2014
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff says hiring former Oracle executive Keith Block moved the company "to the next level" in selling to big companies.
CES 2014: Exciting Smartphones Absent
News  |  1/8/2014
Top smartphone makers shied away from CES this year, and Chinese companies flooded show with budget models.
10 Wearables To Watch At CES 2014
Slideshows  |  1/8/2014
Smartwatches show their mobile mojo at the annual Las Vegas tech fest, but they're not the only promising wearables.
Do Drivers Need More Privacy Protection?
News  |  1/8/2014
Government can do more to protect data being collected by in-car location tracking services, watchdog agency tells Congress.
Mayer's Yahoo Makeover: CES 2014
News  |  1/8/2014
CEO Marissa Mayer launches new products, showcases a media company emerging from years of rudderless leadership.
Salesforce1: As The Innovation Story Spins
Commentary  |  1/8/2014
Salesforce.com will share its Salesforce1 story in New York this week. Will this be the next confusing chapter in the company's innovation story?
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