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4 Essentials For Mobile Device VPNs
Commentary  |  10/31/2014
VPNs for smartphones and tablets have different requirements than laptops. Here's what you need to know.
Facebook Referral Traffic Soars, Twitter Tanks Again
News  |  10/31/2014
Facebook drives more than four times the traffic of its closest competitor, while Twitter's share of referral traffic continues to decline.
iPad Air 2: My First Week
Commentary  |  10/31/2014
Apple's latest iPad is a fantastic device with some strong improvements over last year's model. But you probably don't need to upgrade if you're already using an iPad Air.
Microsoft Band Wearable: 9 Key Issues
News  |  10/31/2014
Microsoft has packed its wearable Band with advanced sensors, cloud-powered health insights, and an affordable price. Is Microsoft ahead of the curve in this new mobile market?
Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
News  |  10/30/2014
Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
Verizon Wireless Embroiled In Tracking Controversy
News  |  10/29/2014
Verizon Wireless is in hot water with security and privacy advocates regarding unique identifier headers that function as what one EFF expert calls "perma-cookies."
iOS 8 Adoption Surpasses 50%
News  |  10/29/2014
Apple says more than half of iPhone and iPad users have adopted its newer operating system.
Rise Of Things: IoT's Role In Business Processes
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
Consider these three key ways businesses can improve and transform their operations with Internet of things technologies.
Motorola Droid Turbo Challenges Apple, Samsung, LG
News  |  10/28/2014
Motorola's latest handset for Verizon Wireless offers high-end specs, competition-busting battery life.
Microsoft TechEd: Cloud Updates, Windows 10 Details
News  |  10/28/2014
Microsoft announced a wide variety of Azure and Office 365 advances, new details about Windows 10.
Smartphone Personality Test: Can You Judge Me Now?
Slideshows  |  10/28/2014
Does your smartphone choice say you love sports cars, your mom's basement, or gardening? Listen up.
Microsoft Office 365 Gets Unlimited Cloud Storage
News  |  10/27/2014
Microsoft ups the ante in the cloud storage wars, offering unlimited OneDrive storage along with Office apps for as little as $6.99 per month.
CVS, Rite Aid Short-Sighted On Apple Pay
Commentary  |  10/27/2014
Both pharmacy chains pulled the plug on Apple Pay over the weekend, favoring a less consumer-friendly mobile payment alternative.
Windows 10 Evolves: 7 Facts
News  |  10/27/2014
Less than a month into its Windows 10 Technical Preview, Microsoft has implemented more than 7,000 improvements and dealt with a few bugs. What's the focus now?
Microsoft Smartphones Drop Nokia Name
News  |  10/25/2014
Microsoft is finally ready to sell smartphones under its own brand -- but where are the flagship models?
Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 7 Highlights
News  |  10/24/2014
Microsoft's fiscal Q1 easily eclipsed Wall Street estimates, buoyed not only by cloud growth, but also unexpectedly strong Surface sales.
Google Vs. Microsoft: Email Wars
Commentary  |  10/23/2014
Google's Inbox pushes its next-gen email concept at consumers. Microsoft's Delve is doing the same thing with business customers. Will it cause IT headaches when the services butt heads?
Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses
News  |  10/22/2014
New mapping service aims to improve accuracy of Maps data.
Jive Improves Its Cloud Apps Game
News  |  10/22/2014
Jive's Fall cloud releases include connectors for Google Docs and Outlook Online, plus collaboration tools for mobile devices and new features for community managers.
Can IoT Slash Healthcare Costs?
News  |  10/22/2014
The Internet of Things in healthcare -- a profusion of IP-connected sensors on hospital equipment and patients -- has the power to drastically cut waste and save lives, says panel.
iPad Air 2: Biggest Weakness
News  |  10/22/2014
Apple's latest iPad is an impressive device, but it can't be everything to every user.
iPhones Dominate Apple Results
News  |  10/21/2014
Apple posts strong Q4 earnings thanks to strong iPhone sales. Meanwhile, iPads continue to decline.
Wearables At Work: 7 Productivity Apps
Slideshows  |  10/21/2014
Wearables are great, but what good would Google Glass or the Galaxy Gear be without useful apps? Here's a sampling of the latest business apps for wearables.
IBM Lays Internet Of Things Foundation
News  |  10/21/2014
IBM is offering a set of APIs and cloud services through its BlueMix platform to simplify development for networked devices.
Apple Pay: Where To Use It
News  |  10/20/2014
Apple launches mobile payment service. Here's what you need to know.
Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  10/18/2014
Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.
This Week In 60 Seconds: Google Phones, Mobile Trading & More
Commentary  |  10/18/2014
Our one-minute video wrap-up looks at mobile trading, new Nexus smartphones, tablets from Google, and other hot stories.
Apple iPad Vs. Google Nexus: Tablet Smackdown
News  |  10/17/2014
Apple's incremental iPad updates are compelling, but so is the all-new Nexus 9 tablet from Google. Which is right for you?
iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Commentary  |  10/17/2014
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
Apple iPad Event: Few Surprises
News  |  10/16/2014
Apple debuted new iPads as expected, but it ignored some core products -- and the iPad Pro remains a unicorn.
Tablet Sales Slow Down; Microsoft Struggles
News  |  10/16/2014
Tablets are losing some of their luster, but Apple is still selling more devices than Microsoft.
Google Reveals Android Lollipop, Nexus Devices
News  |  10/15/2014
Google shows Android Lollipop alongside Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet, and Nexus Player.
10 Robots Changing The World
Slideshows  |  10/15/2014
Driverless cars are just the beginning. Take a look at the robots we will depend on for health, work, and entertainment.
What IoT Can Learn From Industrial Apps
Commentary  |  10/15/2014
The Internet of Things might be hot, but it's not new. Machine data exchange is the core of modern automated production plants and industrial installations.
Google Adds Chat Help For Tech Support
News  |  10/14/2014
Google addresses the IT gap among its small business customers by expanding Google for Work support options.
Apple's iPad Event: What To Expect
News  |  10/14/2014
New iPads are on deck for Apple's Thursday press event. Here's a look at what else Apple will likely reveal.
Apple's Next iPads: 13 Things To Expect
Slideshows  |  10/14/2014
Apple is expected to reveal new iPads this week, including its long-rumored "iPad Pro." What else will Apple show off?
The Amazon Test: Companies Pay Up To Pass
Commentary  |  10/13/2014
Is your technology up to consumer web standards? New CEB data shows companies investing more in customer-facing tech projects.
Flight Attendants Want Mobile Device Ban Reinstated
News  |  10/13/2014
Largest union of flight attendants sues FAA, seeks reinstatement of ban against the use of smartphones and tablets during takeoffs and landings.
Windows 10 On ARM: 7 Observations
Commentary  |  10/13/2014
Microsoft reps have been tight-lipped about the future of Windows on ARM devices but the company has many reasons to remain invested in non-Intel architectures.
Survey: Consumers Don't Get IoT, But They Will
News  |  10/13/2014
The value of the "Internet of Things" is mostly lost on consumers. Here's how companies selling IoT and wearables can win them over.
Connected Cars Vs. Cybercrime: Tough Fight
News  |  10/13/2014
Automakers should consider adding real-time intrusion detection and response capabilities, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says.
Facebook Ads Invade Apps, User Locations
News  |  10/11/2014
Facebook launches two new data-based tools for advertisers: Audience Network, which places ads in third-party apps, and a tool that taps into your location.
Microsoft Surface Pro's Future: 5 Facts
News  |  10/10/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the Surface line is here to stay. But are changes coming to the company's device strategy?
Google's Next Nexus Phone Goes Big
News  |  10/10/2014
Google's Nexus 6 will feature a 5.9-inch screen as the company jumps into the phablet fray.
Healthcare Insurance Regs Must Keep Up With Tech Advances
Commentary  |  10/10/2014
Antiquated rules could get in the way of improving people's health and lowering their healthcare costs.
Who Should Be InformationWeek’s 2014 Chief Of The Year?
Commentary  |  10/10/2014
Tell us the technology leaders who are changing your company or industry.
Internet Of Things Devices: 4 Traits For Survival
Commentary  |  10/10/2014
Darwin's survival of the fittest, adapt-or-die principle applies to technology, too.
7 Cool Wearables For Pets
Slideshows  |  10/10/2014
New wearable devices let you track every second of your pet's life -- whether Fido and Fluffy like it or not. Is your best friend ready for FitBark?
HTC Debuts Selfie Phone, GoPro-Style Camera
News  |  10/9/2014
HTC believes the Desire Eye smartphone and Re action camera will help it recapture handset sales and create a beachfront for new product categories.
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