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Windows 10, HoloLens: 7 Things We Learned From Microsoft Build
News  |  4/30/2015
Windows 10 will host iOS and Android apps, turn mobile phones into PCs, and come equipped with a newly named Microsoft Edge browser.
Apple Watch Troubles: Taptic Engine, Wrist Tattoos
News  |  4/30/2015
The limited launch supply of Apple's wearable has been pinned on a faulty component, and some users report problems caused by their tattoos.
Apps To Unite Smartphones, IoT
News  |  4/30/2015
The Internet of Things is an expansion of mobile device uses, not a separate, new development, Soasta's Tana Jackson says at Cloud Connect.
The NSA, Surveillance, And What CIOs Need To Know
Commentary  |  4/29/2015
At the Interop Keynote, things get frightening as the EFF's Kurt Opsahle recounted the NSA surveillance history.
Samsung Handily Reclaims Smartphone Crown From Apple
Commentary  |  4/29/2015
Shipments of Samsung's smartphones roared back to life during the first quarter, putting the company ahead of Apple. However, profits remain elusive for the world's largest maker of phones.
How Royal Caribbean Keeps Customers Connected
News  |  4/29/2015
Royal Caribbean Cruises is meeting modern customer expectations with wireless connectivity at sea.
Dollar General Turns Mobile Data Into Action
News  |  4/28/2015
The retailer's mobile strategy helps managers stay on the floor while accessing fresh data. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation Award winners.
Intermountain Healthcare Bundles Apps For Better Living
News  |  4/28/2015
By corralling multiple apps in one place, Intermountain is making mobile interaction easier for its community. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
WEX Taps Smartphones For Fleet Management
News  |  4/28/2015
The payment company uses apps and QR codes to connect drivers, vehicles, and payments. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
LG G4: Can Leather Design Dethrone iPhone 6, Galaxy S6?
News  |  4/28/2015
The LG G4 smartphone is impressive on paper, but it's another question entirely if consumers will go for the leather look, especially with competition from the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6.
Apple Pay Partners Now Include Best Buy, Discover
News  |  4/28/2015
Retail giant Best Buy and credit card company Discover are the latest partners to join Apple's contactless payment platform -- Apple Pay.
IoT And The Looming Mobile Tidal Wave
Commentary  |  4/28/2015
If you thought handling BYOD was hard, wait until you see what managing mobile devices for the Internet of Things entails.
iPhone 6 Sales Help Drive $58B In Revenue For Apple
News  |  4/27/2015
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shone during a record-breaking quarter that earned Apple $58 billion in revenue.
Chris Anderson: Weaponized Lego, Drones & IoT
News  |  4/27/2015
In his keynote address at the InformationWeek Conference, Chris Anderson said drones are the perfect example to show the rise of the Internet of Things.
Apple Watch First Weekend: Slow Go For Those Who Want One
News  |  4/27/2015
Apple began delivering the Apple Watch to hopeful fans over the weekend, but the majority of buyers are still waiting for the wearable to arrive. About 22% who ordered one got one.
Nokia: No Plans To Return To Phone Manufacturing
News  |  4/27/2015
Despite rumors to the contrary, Nokia has no official plans to re-enter the mobile phone manufacturing market, the company officially stated.
Delivery Drone Or Death Machine?
Slideshows  |  4/26/2015
Drones can help or harm. Figuring out how to respond to them isn't going to be easy.
Google Project Fi: Reasons To Love And Hate It
Commentary  |  4/26/2015
Google's Project Fi is an interesting set of contradictions. Here's what we love and hate about it.
Apple Watch Launch: 6 Things We Know Now
Commentary  |  4/26/2015
Now that hotly-anticipated Apple Watch is out in the open, users have been revealing new capabilities and, in some cases, confirming suspicions about the Watch's practicality. From tiny screws to how waterproof it is, here's what we learned about the smartwatch.
Apple Watch: My In-Store Demo
Slideshows  |  4/25/2015
The first shipment of Apple Watches reached eager owners on April 24. We stopped at an Apple Store in New York City to test one out.
Salesforce Adds HR To Its Online Suite
News  |  4/24/2015
Salesforce for HR internalizes customer relationship management so employers can improve relations with their employees.
Apple Watch Teardown Proves It's Hard To Fix
Commentary  |  4/24/2015
The miniscule battery in the Apple Watch is the only component nimble-fingered technicians might be able to replace, according to iFixit's latest report.
Microsoft Earnings: Cloud Dominates As Windows, Office Tumble
News  |  4/24/2015
Microsoft revenue hit $21.7 billion this past quarter as cloud services boomed, offsetting poor performance by its core Windows and Office products.
Microsoft Band, Health Updates Look To Compete With Apple Watch
News  |  4/24/2015
The Apple Watch is the focus on media attention this week, but Microsoft's Band update looks to challenge the device.
Apple Watch Hits The High Street, Not Just Your Local Apple Store
News  |  4/24/2015
Apple is taking a different approach to sales and marketing with its hotly anticipated Apple Watch, eschewing in-store sales for more luxurious outlets.
Google's Project Fi: Disrupting Wireless As We Know It
Commentary  |  4/23/2015
Google's Project Fi will use a mix of cellular and WiFi to connect calls, messages, and data. Though inexpensive, Project Fi's focus isn't on the cash.
10 Apple Watch Apps For Business, Productivity
Slideshows  |  4/23/2015
Salesforce, Microsoft, and Evernote are three of many companies developing Apple Watch apps focused on productivity and collaboration.
Google FI Wireless Service: By Invitation Only, For Now
News  |  4/22/2015
Early access is available to those with a Nexus 6 smartphone who sign up to request an invitation, have a Gmail address, and live in a US zip code within the wireless coverage area.
HP Pavilion, Envy PCs Sport Intel Chips, Bold Colors
News  |  4/22/2015
HP is trying to lead the back-to-school charge with several new convertible PCs and laptops that sport more processor, graphics, and display options for the company's Pavilion and Envy lines.
Apple Watch Apps Booming, But Display Toughness Questioned
Commentary  |  4/22/2015
The Apple Watch will have no shortage of apps available out of the gate, but the most popular model is also the most susceptible to damage, according to tests.
ServiceNow Offers Service Platform, Opens Store
News  |  4/22/2015
ServiceNow, the IT help desk automation company, is making its platform available to customers and third parties in order to launch their own SaaS apps.
Google's Mobile Algorithm Change: 5 Things To Know
Commentary  |  4/21/2015
If your website isn't optimized for mobile devices, there's a good chance your Google search rankings will plummet. Here are five key facts that you and your business need to know.
Android Wear Promises Less Phone Dependence
News  |  4/20/2015
The latest update to Android for wearable devices allows connections with phones on distant networks.
Windows 10: Landing In July?
News  |  4/20/2015
In a conference call, AMD's CEO let it slip that Microsoft will release Windows 10 at the end of July 2015.
Nokia Eyeing Return To Consumer Phone Market, Report Claims
Commentary  |  4/20/2015
Nokia is reportedly looking to rejoin the consumer cell phone market, but not in the way you might expect. There are reports that its Nokia Technologies division is developing a new phone design that the company will license.
Moore's Law At 50: In The News
Commentary  |  4/20/2015
Here's a sampler of some of the best of the reports that marked the official anniversary of Moore's Law on Sunday, April 19.
Sony Xperia Z4 Smartphone Unveiled Without Fanfare In Japan
News  |  4/20/2015
Sony's Xperia Z4, the company's new flagship Android smartphone, was announced without fanfare in Japan, with no word yet on international availability or pricing.
Windows 10: Your PC Is Headed For The Cloud
Slideshows  |  4/19/2015
Windows 10 could well be the trigger that will drive the growth of cloud-based virtual desktop integration. Here's why.
Apple Watch: 5 Things We Learned This Week
News  |  4/19/2015
Apple Watch preorders have made the wearable a star in the past week. Here's a look at what you missed.
Windows 10 Universal Apps Update Coming To Phones
News  |  4/18/2015
Microsoft announces Office Universal apps preview for Windows 10 on Windows Phone and details of Office 2016.
L.A. District Seeks Refund From Apple Amid Investigations
News  |  4/17/2015
The Los Angeles Unified School District's ambitious plan to provide an iPad for every student has been derailed by questions about the contract bidding process and dissatisfaction with the software.
Android For Work Reports For Office Duty
Commentary  |  4/17/2015
Through Android For Work, Google has made its mobile device management tool for Android smartphones available to businesses, offering IT teams the control they want and the security they need.
Moore's Law Hits Middle Age
News  |  4/17/2015
Tales from engineers who drove Moore's Law forward.
Surface 3 Vs. Surface Pro 3: Picking The Right Tablet
Slideshows  |  4/17/2015
The Surface 3, the newest hybrid from Microsoft, packs the hallmarks of Surface Pro 3 into a thinner and lighter device.
Apple Watch Won't Be Sold In Stores Anytime Soon
Commentary  |  4/16/2015
Angela Ahrendts, Apple's retail chief, said the company will sell its high-end Apple Watch online exclusively until June as preorders continue unabated. The latest estimates have preorder sales topping 2 million.
Google Disputes EU Antitrust Charges
News  |  4/15/2015
Google insists that its conduct has been lawful and beneficial to the market.
Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge: Pricey To Make But Selling Briskly
Commentary  |  4/15/2015
In a statement, Samsung claims demand for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is higher than anticipated. However, a new report also finds the smartphones are the most expensive the company has ever produced.
Apple, IBM Partner for Healthcare Analytics
News  |  4/15/2015
Health data collected on Apple devices will be stored in IBM's Health Cloud for analysis by medical professionals and researchers.
BlackBerry Leap Debuts In UK, Coming To US Soon
News  |  4/15/2015
Down but by no means out, beleaguered BlackBerry looks to recapture marketshare with the Leap smartphone, which is headed to the US soon.
Apple's ResearchKit Targets Fitness, Healthcare Markets
News  |  4/15/2015
Apple's ResearchKit is an open-source framework designed for the healthcare and fitness markets as a way to collect data and analyze larger groups of patients.
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