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Apple, Samsung Patent Slugfest Returns To Courthouse
Commentary  |  3/31/2014
Apple wants Samsung to pony up $40 per smartphone for patents. Will the strategy backfire?
Microsoft Office For iPad: 7 Questions Answered
Slideshows  |  3/29/2014
Is Office for iPad a good fit for you? We go hands-on and answer seven key questions to help you decide.
Interop 2014: 8 Hot Technologies
Slideshows  |  3/29/2014
Interop 2014 kicks off Monday in Las Vegas. Here's a sneak peek of technologies to watch.
Android KitKat Most Stable Mobile OS
News  |  3/28/2014
Android KitKat beats iOS 7.1 when it comes to stability for mobile users, app study finds. That's big news for developers, too.
BlackBerry 10 Gets Defense Department Approval
News  |  3/28/2014
BlackBerry becomes first mobile vendor to get full operational authority to run on DOD networks.
Office for iPad: Microsoft Shifts Strategy
News  |  3/28/2014
After years of anticipation, Microsoft Office for iPad arrives -- and it's just the beginning of a new push toward apps across all mobile devices, says new CEO Satya Nadella.
Social Media And Future Of News: 8 Findings
News  |  3/27/2014
Pew Research Center finds reason to believe that American journalism has a future -- and social media will play a key role.
DARPA Next-Gen Aircraft: Sneak Peek
Slideshows  |  3/27/2014
Four companies vie to develop a new breed of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can take off and land vertically like a helicopter but fly twice as fast.
Apple Transparent Texting: Faceplant Prevention?
News  |  3/27/2014
New Apple patent won't stop people from texting while walking, but it could help prevent some distraction-related injuries.
HTC One: Pros & Cons
News  |  3/26/2014
There's a lot to like about HTC's new wunderphone, but it's not perfect.
Microsoft Office For iPad: 5 Big Questions
News  |  3/26/2014
Will the much-anticipated productivity suite, expected to be revealed Thursday, be a hit with customers? Watch these five factors.
HTC One: Sleek Design, Novel Camera
News  |  3/25/2014
HTC's updated One smartphone delivers a stunning design with an all-metal skin, 5-inch display, and powerful camera. Where does that leave Samsung and Apple?
Cisco's Cloud Plan For Internet Of Things
News  |  3/25/2014
Cisco's $1 billion cloud investment is not about competing with Amazon, Google, or Rackspace to supply general-purpose IaaS. Cisco and its partners will offer a global chain of datacenters to serve as a backbone for the Internet of Things.
CIO's Real Boss: The Customer
Commentary  |  3/25/2014
As customers become more engaged with business through mobile and social, the CIO must help nurture that relationship.
LG Smart Lamp: Lighting, Meet Smartphones
News  |  3/24/2014
Control lighting with your smartphone for security and energy-saving purposes.
What A Microsoft Xamarin Buy Would Mean
Commentary  |  3/24/2014
If Microsoft buys Xamarin, it will be a big shift in mobile strategy -- and good news for mobile app developers who want to work across Microsoft, iOS, and Android mobile platforms.
Buy Your CIO A Gift: 5 Inexpensive Ideas
Commentary  |  3/21/2014
Consider these ideas for CIOs who think they have everything. These gifts may just keep on giving.
Samsung Galaxy S5: US Carriers Reveal Plans
News  |  3/21/2014
Samsung's latest smartphone now available for preorders will ship in early April.
How Enterprises Can Plan For Wearables
Commentary  |  3/20/2014
CIOs need to stay ahead of the wave by staking a claim in the wearables ecosystem through apps and always be asking: What do employees and customers need from wearables?
Twitter's Enduring Struggle: ROI
News  |  3/20/2014
On the eve of Twitter's eighth birthday, businesses remain uncertain about the social network's true value, report finds.
Samsung $299 Gear 2 Smartwatch: Too Pricey?
News  |  3/20/2014
A costly Samsung device raises the question: How much is too much for a smartwatch?
Huawei Kills Dual-OS Windows-Android Smartphone
News  |  3/20/2014
Huawei cancels its Android-Windows Phone plans, just days after Asus put a dual-OS device on hold.
Will Samsung Smartwatch Make Voice Calls?
News  |  3/19/2014
Samsung is in talks to release a cellular-equipped Gear 2 smartwatch. Could the device alter the landscape for wearable devices?
WhatsApp Founder Slams Facebook Privacy Concerns
News  |  3/18/2014
WhatsApp CEO says rumors that Facebook will change the messaging service's privacy policy are "inaccurate and careless."
Microsoft Office For iPad: 8 Facts
News  |  3/18/2014
After years of rumors, Office for iPad could arrive before the end of the month. Here's what we know.
Apple Resurrects iPad 4, Drops iPhone 5c Price
News  |  3/18/2014
Apple finally canned the iPad 2 in favor of a cheaper iPad 4.
Big Data Drives The Smart Car
News  |  3/18/2014
The data-driven car is coming -- whether you like it or not.
GDC: Hunting Social Whales
News  |  3/18/2014
Courting the socially connected can help make games more profitable.
Microsoft Surface 2 With LTE: Winner For Mobile Pros?
News  |  3/17/2014
Microsoft's Surface 2 is now equipped for LTE connections -- but still must compete with iPad Air.
Google Tightens In-App Purchase Process
News  |  3/17/2014
New password requirement can reduce the risk of running up big bills from unauthorized purchases.
Office 365 Personal: 5 Questions Answered
News  |  3/15/2014
Is Microsoft's Office 365 Personal right for you? Here's what you need to know.
Google, Microsoft Pressure Asus To Cancel Dual-Boot Tablet
News  |  3/14/2014
Intel may be the biggest loser if Asus cancels dual Windows-Android devices due to operating systems makers' objections.
Huawei Confirms Dual-OS Android-Windows Smartphone
News  |  3/13/2014
Smartphone will let users swap between Android and Windows Phone operating systems.
Will Microsoft Waive Windows Phone Fees?
News  |  3/13/2014
Microsoft has waived Windows Phone licensing fees for two Indian smartphone makers. Will the company extend the offer to other manufacturers to help boost sales?
6 Lessons CIOs Can Learn From WhatsApp
Commentary  |  3/13/2014
CIOs looking to expand services globally should take a long, hard look at WhatsApp's strategy, growth, and acquisition.
iOS 7.1 Wins Over iPhone Owners
News  |  3/12/2014
Apple's latest operating system hit 6% adoption less than a day after its release.
4 Govt. IT Trends From Mobile World Congress
Commentary  |  3/11/2014
Extra-secure "black" smartphones debut; Samsung's Knox emerges as possible BlackBerry replacement.
Samsung's 12-Inch Tablet: Is It Worth $850?
News  |  3/7/2014
Galaxy NotePro tablet is Samsung's best piece of mobile hardware for the enterprise, and the 12.2-inch device has a price tag to match.
Mobile Tech Extends Hospitals' Reach Into The Home
News  |  3/6/2014
Montefiore Medical Center in The Bronx is texting patients and might use Fitbits to monitor diabetic teens.
Dell Unveils Rugged Laptop For Education
News  |  3/6/2014
Dell's lineup for education now includes Chrome OS, Android, and Windows.
Apple, Samsung Prepare To Spar Again
News  |  3/6/2014
Apple loses bid to ban sale of some Samsung devices; the two will face off in court again this month in their ongoing dispute over patents.
Mobile App Dev: 4 Insights From The Trenches
Commentary  |  3/6/2014
One example: Show travel times, not distances.
Cortana: Windows Phone 8.1's Killer App?
Commentary  |  3/5/2014
Halo attracted users to the Xbox. Will digital assistant Cortana do the same for Windows Phone 8.1?
Cable TV: The Monopoly That Keeps On Taking
Commentary  |  3/5/2014
Everything eventually will flow through your Internet connection. That's why we need more fiber optic competition.
Winning Mobile Strategies: Think Like A Customer
News  |  3/5/2014
What do Uber, Bank of America, and Walgreens have in common? All win over customers with mobile app strategies that acknowledge what's convenient on a phone -- and what isn't.
Windows 8.1 Update: Can It End The Rut?
Commentary  |  3/4/2014
Microsoft users have been surprisingly indifferent to Windows 8.1. The company needs this spring's Win 8.1 update to reverse the trend.
Samsung Chromebooks Go Upscale
News  |  3/4/2014
Samsung banks on improved specs and an updated design, including faux leather, to sell its latest Chromebooks.
Office 365 Gets Personal
News  |  3/3/2014
Microsoft Office 365 will soon become more collaborative, focusing on relevant content to provide a more personalized work experience.
Wearables At Work: Hello Big Brother?
Commentary  |  3/3/2014
Employers must tread carefully with activity trackers and devices like Google Glass. Wearables could take real-time personal data collection to unnerving new heights.
As Doctors Embrace Tablets, Management Headaches Grow
News  |  3/3/2014
Mobile devices are just what the doctor ordered, but not all healthcare providers' IT departments have the right tools to manage them.
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