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Apple Launches iPhone Trade-In Program
News  |  8/30/2013
Apple joins host of other retailers that offer current iPhone owners sweet deals, just in time to capitalize on its new iPhone models due out in September.
U.S., Canada Spectrum Agreements Expand Wireless Capacity
News  |  8/30/2013
New international accords open new spectrum bands along Canadian border for business and government communications applications.
PC Sales Slump Continues
News  |  8/30/2013
Desktop and laptop shipments are even worse than expected, according to IDC, and they haven't yet hit rock bottom. Still, don't count PCs out.
Nokia Connects Cars To Cloud With Here Auto
News  |  8/30/2013
Nokia banks on the future of constantly updated, Internet-connected maps with its cloud-based Here Auto in-dash navigation system.
Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Specs Emerge
News  |  8/30/2013
Samsung smartwatch will have oversize 2.5-inch screen but only 10 hours of battery life.
Nebula's Kemp Challenges VMware's Cloud Vision
News  |  8/29/2013
Chris Kemp, former NASA CIO and OpenStack founder, says Nebula's server scale-out approach is superior to VMware's server-consolidation play to run next-gen applications.
Tablet Sales Face Growing Threat From Smartwatches, Phablets
News  |  8/29/2013
Tablets have eaten into the PC market, but will soon face their own competition from smartwatches and phablets, IDC predicts.
Android VP Barra Exits For Chinese Smartphone Maker
News  |  8/29/2013
Hugo Barra leaves Google's Android team to join Xiaomi, a three-year old company valued at about $10 billion that expects to sell 20 million devices this year.
BlackBerry Q10 Fails To Entice Buyers
News  |  8/29/2013
The BlackBerry Q10, with its QWERTY keyboard, was expected to rekindle BlackBerry sales. Instead, consumers ignored it.
Google Glass Gets Road Test
News  |  8/28/2013
Traffic data provider Inrix believes Google Glass has a future on the highway.
9 Ways Parallels Access Makes Your iPad Better
News  |  8/28/2013
Access allows iPad users to run applications on remote OS X and Windows computers through Apple's tablets.
Mobile BI: Native App Or Browser?
Commentary  |  8/28/2013
Aberdeen research shows that for companies with a well-developed mobile ecosystem, native apps are the way to go. Here's why.
DARPA Creates Cloud Using Smartphones
News  |  8/28/2013
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency tests software that turns mobile devices into cloud-like communication networks on the battlefield.
Nokia, Microsoft Plan New Windows RT Tablets
News  |  8/28/2013
Both Nokia and Microsoft prep new Windows RT tablets with formidable features -- and in Nokia's case, formidable prices.
Google Slashes Price On Nexus 4 Smartphone
News  |  8/28/2013
Google shaves smartphone price by $100, also expands availability of Nexus 7 tablet to U.K.
LG Claims New Tablet Is 'Just Right'
News  |  8/27/2013
LG teases G Pad 8.3, which splits the difference between 7-inch and 10-inch tablets.
Dell Updates Business Ultrabooks, Laptops
News  |  8/27/2013
With its durable but svelte Latitude 7000 Series Ultrabooks, Dell hopes to energize its enterprise PC sales while promoting its new software and services capabilities.
Samsung Confirms Galaxy Gear Smartwatch
News  |  8/27/2013
Samsung will debut wearable computer Sept. 4, says exec, but it may not yet be ready for consumers.
VMware: Software-Defined Networking Without 'Rip And Replace'
News  |  8/27/2013
NSX software will overlay existing hardware to produce virtual networks, says VMware networking CTO Martin Casado.
Rackspace Challenges VMware With 'Host Anywhere' Strategy
News  |  8/26/2013
Not every VMware customer wants a VMware public cloud, says Rackspace CMO and former VMware exec Rick Jackson. That's where Rackspace comes in.
Google Explains Chromecast Changes
News  |  8/26/2013
Despite claim that it will shut out small developers, Google insists it wants Chromecast video-streaming apps for local content.
Will Flash Memory Rule VMworld?
Commentary  |  8/26/2013
Flash is everywhere at VMworld. Here's why.
Samsung Courts Developers With Conference
News  |  8/26/2013
Samsung's inaugural Global Developers Conference is open for registration.
Ballmer Is Off The Matrix
Commentary  |  8/26/2013
Microsoft's outgoing CEO couldn't see the desktop for the tiles.
iPhone Needs More Than Gold To Regain Mojo
News  |  8/23/2013
A gold-colored iPhone will reportedly arrive next month -- but to recapture market momentum, Apple must deliver more than a new hue.
Telemedicine Improves Patient Outcomes: Study
News  |  8/23/2013
Researchers at UC Davis Children's Hospital find that telemedicine consults improved pediatric patient outcomes in rural areas.
6 Ways To Develop Internal IT Talent
News  |  8/23/2013
You may have no one to blame but yourself for that supposed IT skills shortage. Even SMBs can find low-cost training options.
Microsoft's Big Risk As Ballmer Departs: Windows Phone
Commentary  |  8/23/2013
Progress sometimes freezes when troops must wait for a new CEO. Microsoft's Windows Phone team can't let this happen for two big reasons: Apple and Google.
Navy Demos Mobile Information App
News  |  8/23/2013
Multi-platform app gives sailors, families and the public access to wide range of Navy information.
Kelley School Of Business Chunks Courses For Corporate Use
News  |  8/22/2013
Indiana University's Kelley School of Business delivers short modules on specific sales and management skills to fill corporate training needs.
Apple Acquires Embark For Transit Maps
News  |  8/22/2013
Apple reinforces its map-oriented capabilities by buying the maker of a popular transit app.
Facebook Gives Advertisers Images From Shutterstock
News  |  8/22/2013
To enhance Facebook ads, marketers can now use Shutterstock imagery at no charge.
13 Favorite iOS, Android Apps
Slideshows  |  8/22/2013
Avoid password hell, simplify smartphone typing and win back battery life with this baker's dozen of Android and iOS mobile apps.
Nokia Sells 19,000 Lumia Smartphones To Delta
News  |  8/22/2013
Delta Airlines gave the Windows Phone 8 devices to its flight attendants in order to ease onboard purchases.
Military Seeks Radio Override
News  |  8/22/2013
Special Operations Command looks for systems to take over AM, FM signals and broadcast messages.
Ubuntu Edge Funding Effort Fails
News  |  8/22/2013
Canonical's attempt to crowdsource cash to develop Linux-driven smartphone falls well short of its goals, leaving the project stranded.
Hurricane Sandy Lessons Learned: Wireless Communications
News  |  8/22/2013
Presidential task force urges federal government to ensure wireless communications and data networks have reliable power to speed disaster recovery.
6 Mobile App Considerations For People With Disabilities
News  |  8/22/2013
Make sure your mobile apps can be used by the 60 million Americans with disabilities. Consider this expert advice for developers.
HP Plans 'Another Great Run,' Replaces Enterprise Chief
News  |  8/22/2013
HP CEO Meg Whitman lays out vision for what the company must do to return to its former glory and names Bill Veghte new enterprise group leader.
Google Glass: Security Risk For Governments?
Commentary  |  8/21/2013
Google Glass lacks basic security measures such as passwords, which could make the device more of a risk than smartphones.
Apple's iPhone Battle Plan: 6 Factors
News  |  8/21/2013
Apple's forthcoming iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C and iOS 7 could help the company win back some of the market share it has lost to Android devices.
Mobile Accounts For 17% Of All Web Traffic
News  |  8/21/2013
Smartphone proliferation boosts worldwide mobile Web usage to 1 out of 6 connections.
LG G2 To Beat iPhone To Store Shelves
News  |  8/21/2013
LG will lead the way next month with flagship smartphone, followed by new tablets, smartwatches and quad-HD displays.
Twitter Expands Context With Related Headline Links
News  |  8/20/2013
Known for breaking news, Twitter now lets users quickly learn more about newsworthy tweets.
10 Cool Back-To-School Tech Tools
Slideshows  |  8/19/2013
College students tote a ton of technology when they head off to school. Here are 10 more gadgets and apps worth throwing in the backpack.
Are PCs Dead? Not For SMBs
News  |  8/19/2013
Tablets can't and won't replace personal computers inside most small and midsize businesses.
Google Glass To Arm Police, Firefighters
News  |  8/19/2013
Mutualink says teaming Google's Internet-connected eyewear with its network will help emergency personnel improve public safety.
Samsung Galaxy Mega Phablet Debuts
News  |  8/19/2013
Samsung's newest device earns its name with many features of its Galaxy S4 on an oversized screen.
Windows 8 Won't Be Saved By Keyboards
Commentary  |  8/19/2013
Forrester study finds that 62% of tablet users want keyboards, but that alone won't drive sales of Windows 8 for Microsoft.
Apple iPhone 5S: Golden Opportunity
News  |  8/19/2013
Speculation about a gold-colored iPhone 5S makes sense. Here are 4 reasons why.
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