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HyperOffice Adds Cloud Collaboration Tools For SMBs
News  |  10/29/2010
Integrated project management tools augment the vendor's web-based document collaboration, email, shared calendars and other collaboration apps.
Microsoft IE 9 Preview Boosts HTML 5 Support
Commentary  |  10/29/2010
With the release of the IE 9 Platform Preview 6, Microsoft showcases more features and standards support for developers as they move closer to the final release of IE 9.
Enterprise 2.0 Preview: Collaboration's Next 'Wave'
News  |  10/29/2010
At Enterprise 2.0 Santa Clara, November 8-11, Calif., organizations offering insight into their social collaboration initiatives include Citibank, Wells Fargo, and the U.S. Department of State.
Microsoft Girds For Demise Of PC
News  |  10/29/2010
Microsoft’s quarterly profit shows that the software giant is in a strong position to migrate its products to the clouds.
Microsoft Comping Windows Phone 7s For Employees
News  |  10/29/2010
All 89,000 employees worldwide will get the device; no word on whether the perk will include free wireless service.
Windows Phone 7 'Early' To Smartphone Market, Says Ballmer
News  |  10/29/2010
Microsoft CEO claims devices running the operating system will take share from Androids, iPhones, and other popular handsets.
Amazon Intros Kindle App For Windows Phone 7
News  |  10/28/2010
The e-reader application for Microsoft's new mobile OS includes features not yet available on other Kindle software.
Microsoft Synchs Azure With SQL Server
News  |  10/28/2010
SQL Azure in the cloud now synchronizes tables or entire databases with SQL Server on premises, removing a developer headache.
Motorola Dials Up Enterprise Mobile Device Management Platform
News  |  10/28/2010
Mobile Services Platform 3 Control Edition adds device location tracking and battery life monitoring for Windows Mobile, Apple iPhone, and Android handsets.
Intel Spearheads Open Data Alliance For Cloud Users
News  |  10/27/2010
Defining cloud services, setting 2011 roadmap and prompting broader adoption are goals of 70-member group.
iPad Leads Tablets Into Workplace
News  |  10/27/2010
IT organizations have to prepare because the tablets are coming.
Review: AT&T's Windows Phone 7 Handsets Tested
News  |  10/27/2010
Here's a first look at the HTC Surround, LG Quantum and Samsung Focus, the initial crop of smartphones running Microsoft's new mobile OS.
Walgreens Selling $100 Android Tablet
News  |  10/27/2010
The Android 1.6-powered Maylong M-150 Universe 7-inch device is discounted on the drug store's website.
Informative Graphics Updates Document Redaction, Collaboration
News  |  10/27/2010
Brava 7 improves in-document dialogue and version comparison for reviewing sensitive data removed from documents.
Global CIO: Top 10 Most Influential Tech Vendors: The Second 10
Commentary  |  10/26/2010
As you check out #11 to #20, remember that it's all about influence, a criterion that triggers some surprises in who's on—and who's off—the list.
Apple Won't Push Flash Player Updates
News  |  10/26/2010
Flash updates will no longer arrive with Apple security updates, and new MacBook Air arrives without Flash installed, one week after the company distanced itself from Java.
Microsoft's Ray Ozzie Imagines Post-PC World
Commentary  |  10/26/2010
In a valedictory memo, Microsoft's departing chief software architect highlights his company's successes and its challenges as cloud services become more important.
Dell Reportedly Prepping Android Smartphone
News  |  10/26/2010
Handset expected to be similar to the upcoming Windows Phone 7-based Venue Pro smartphone.
Android Market And Windows Marketplace Pass Major Milestones
Commentary  |  10/26/2010
The Android Market has officially reached 100,000 applications and Microsoft's brand-new Marketplace for Windows Phone has surpassed 1,000 apps.
Global CIO: Can Charles Phillips Grow Infor While Avoiding Oracle & SAP?
Commentary  |  10/26/2010
The Oracle ex-president's new company has $2 billion in revenue and 70,000 customers—and suddenly a much higher profile within SAP and Oracle.
Global CIO: As IBM Accelerates Analytics Business, Can Anyone Keep Up?
Commentary  |  10/25/2010
IBM has put analytics at the heart of its corporate strategy and is leveraging its entire $100-billion business to drive the "smarter" solutions that analytics animate.
Ambiance AT Tablet Challenges iPad In Europe
News  |  10/25/2010
Windows 7 touchpad device is first of its kind in Europe, Dutch company says.
Xbox Kinect To Hit Store Shelves Nov. 4
News  |  10/25/2010
Microsoft says pre-orders of the video game motion controller are rapidly selling out.
Google Chrome 7 Is Just A Tune-Up
Commentary  |  10/22/2010
With the latest version of the Google Chrome browser, all the changes are under the hood, including lots of bug fixes and improved HTML 5 support.
Microsoft To Launch Online PC Game Store
News  |  10/22/2010
Games For Windows Marketplace plans to offer a host of popular PC games for download from Microsoft and other publishers, including Halo, Gears of War and Grand Theft Auto.
AMD Intros Radeon HD 6800 Cards
News  |  10/22/2010
Competing with Nvidia's GeForce GTX 460, the HD 6870 and 6850 gaming graphics card take advantage of Microsoft's DirectX 11 technology in Windows 7.
Sony PS3 Move Tops 1 Million Sales
News  |  10/22/2010
Demand for the motion-based game controller is outpacing supply, according to Sony, which bodes well for the slumping gaming industry.
Google TV Blocked From Network Web Content
News  |  10/22/2010
The major TV networks are hiding their Internet content from Google TV viewers to win concessions from Google.
Windows 7 Gives Microsoft Hope
News  |  10/22/2010
Despite being an also-ran in buzzworthy sectors like tablets and phones, Redmond is still king of the desktop.
HP Introduces Slate 500 Tablet
News  |  10/22/2010
Apple's iPad is less expensive than the $799 Windows 7 tablet with an 8.9-inch display, 2 cameras and Intel Atom processor.
Microsoft Warns Java Exploits Hit 'Unprecedented Wave'
News  |  10/22/2010
With more than 6 million attacks on vulnerable code in the third quarter, Microsoft is urged to distribute a patch.
iPad Users An App-Less Bunch
News  |  10/22/2010
One-third of all owners of Apple's hot-selling tablet have never downloaded software from the company's online software store.
Top 5 Tech Trends For 2011
Commentary  |  10/22/2010
Big ideas heard at the InformationWeek 500 conference include a renewed focus on innovation, the importance of data visualization, and the ongoing agony of maintenance fees.
VMware Says Automation Critical For Cloud Applications
Commentary  |  10/22/2010
VMware's SpringSource unit is evolving the Java framework to offer the firepower required to run apps in public and private clouds. Charles Babcock assesses where they're at.
Interop: Hybrid Clouds Will Rule
News  |  10/21/2010
Public clouds and private clouds each offer distinct advantages, which is why businesses are likely to embrace both for the foreseeable future.
Microsoft Sales Of Windows 7 Licenses Hit 240M
News  |  10/21/2010
Software giant’s fastest-selling OS ever surpasses Vista in global PC ubiquity.
Interop: Is The Cloud The End Of IT?
News  |  10/21/2010
CIOs must accept that line-of-business workers will turn to online apps and services with or without their IT department's approval.
Global CIO: Inside Steve Jobs' Head: The Supremacy Of Software
Commentary  |  10/21/2010
Jobs reveals some of the strategic thinking that's made Apple perhaps the most innovative and wealthy company on the planet.
Marketplace For Windows Phone 7 Rich With Apps
Commentary  |  10/21/2010
In conjunction with the launch of Windows Phone 7 in some Asian and European markets, the Marketplace for Windows Phone is now live with hundreds of applications. Here's an exhaustive list.
Nokia Combining Symbian, MeeGo Platforms
News  |  10/21/2010
While reporting the mobile company's rosy 3Q financials, CEO Stephen Elop said Nokia's two mobile operating systems would be linked via the Qt framework.
WSO2 Launches Eclipse Tool For Carbon Middleware
Commentary  |  10/21/2010
Carbon Studio allows developers to test and debug application code inside the familiar Eclipse IDE.
EA Acquires Mobile Game Developer Chillingo
News  |  10/20/2010
"Angry Birds" for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch is Chillingo's best known game; the company's titles also include "Cut the Rope," "Helsing's Fire," and "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs."
Global CIO: Top 10 Most Influential IT Vendors, Part 2 (Microsoft And HP?)
Commentary  |  10/20/2010
Here are #6 through #10 on our list of the most vital and strategic vendors—and as with Part 1, it includes some surprises re who's in and who's out.
Google Engineer Creates Facebook Block For Chrome
News  |  10/20/2010
Facebook Disconnect is a Chrome Extension that blocks Facebook Connect functionality on third-party Web sites.
Samsung Prepping Integrated Smartphone, TV Platform
News  |  10/20/2010
Software, under development, aims to attract app developers and take advantage of the momentum toward integrating TVs with mobile phones.
Mozilla Championing Open Web Apps Could Threaten Firefox
Commentary  |  10/20/2010
Mozilla Labs is working towards building a web app system that would let developers deploy apps across browsers and platforms.
Microsoft Signs NYC To Cloud Computing Deal
News  |  10/20/2010
New York mayor Bloomberg said the partnership will streamline the city's IT operations and save $50 million in five years.
Red Hat Releases Enterprise Linux 6 Beta
News  |  10/20/2010
Software vendors encouraged to start certifying products for the operating system, expected to debut later this year.
Interop: Red Hat CEO Says Software Industry Broken
News  |  10/20/2010
Jim Whitehurst believes all vendors, not just Linux distributors, need to embrace open source development methods to improve quality and reduce cycle times.
Global CIO: Apple Storms The Enterprise As iPad And iPhone Surge
Commentary  |  10/20/2010
Apple's massive penetration of the world's largest IT departments raises the question: will CIOs drive the future or preserve the status quo?
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