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Free Windows 10 Upgrade Ends, Mobile Job Cuts: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/30/2016
Microsoft this week announced new Office features as part of its July update, terminated its Windows 10 free upgrade offer, and cut more jobs in its mobile division.
IDC: Samsung Leads Smartphone Market, iPhone Shipments Decline
News  |  7/28/2016
In the second quarter of this year, total smartphone shipments were essentially flat compared to the same period in 2015, according to a new report from IDC. Samsung and Apple still lead the market.
Office 365 Updates Add Machine Learning To Apps
News  |  7/26/2016
Microsoft is infusing more of its machine learning into Office 365 and adding in greater capabilities into Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Ford's SYNC 3 Brings Android Auto, CarPlay To All Models
News  |  7/25/2016
Ford is making the SYNC 3 platform available on all of its 2017 model-year vehicles, with a host of popular applications on tap. It's also a huge opportunity for Google's Android Auto and Apple's CarPlay platforms.
Windows 10 At 1 Year: 9 Ways It's Changed
Slideshows  |  7/25/2016
Microsoft has made several updates to Windows 10 as part of its Windows-as-a-Service model. How has the OS changed since its launch in July 2015, and what's on the road ahead?
Windows 10 Build 14393 Rollout, Cloud Revenue: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/23/2016
Microsoft this week released its fourth-quarter earnings report, Windows 10 Build 14393 for PC and mobile, and new services Stream and Bookings.
Microsoft Cloud Drives $22.6 Billion In Revenue
News  |  7/20/2016
Microsoft reported gains in its booming cloud business that propelled revenue to $22.6 billion and made up for declines in mobile phone earnings.
iOS 10 Beta 3 Fixes Bugs, Adds New Functions
Commentary  |  7/19/2016
Apple seeded a third round of beta operating systems, including iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS, to its registered developers.
Surface Partnership With IBM, Windows Security: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/16/2016
Microsoft held its annual Worldwide Partner Conference and announced a new partnership with GE. A critical Windows security patch is announced. A look at Windows 10 and Surface subscriptions.
Microsoft Launches Online Data Science Degree Program
News  |  7/15/2016
Microsoft is addressing the shortage of workers with data science skills with a new professional degree program offered online. The company said the data science degree will serve as a pilot for future offerings.
Windows 'Critical' Security Flaw Hits All Versions Of OS
News  |  7/14/2016
Microsoft has fixed a security flaw that left all supported versions of its Windows operating system vulnerable to hackers.
Microsoft, IBM Team Up For Surface Enterprise Push
News  |  7/12/2016
Microsoft put the focus on business customers with Surface as a Service, partnerships with IBM and Booz Allen Hamilton, and new Windows 10 options at WPC 2016.
Lenovo, HP Lead PC Market As Shipment Declines Continue
News  |  7/12/2016
The global PC market continues to face the aspect of declining shipments, but the US market for computers shows signs of resilience during the second quarter of 2016, according to new numbers. Lenovo and HP are leading the market.
HummingBad Malware Infects 85 Million Android Devices
News  |  7/9/2016
A group of Chinese hackers dubbed Yingmob is using a sophisticated malware campaign called HummingBad to access and sell the info stored on Android devices. The malware may have already infected 85 million devices.
Dynamics 365 Unveiled, Skype Meetings Launched: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/9/2016
This week Microsoft launched Skype meetings for small businesses and combined its CRM and ERP offerings into a cloud service called Dynamics 365.
iOS 10, macOS Sierra Public Betas Released
Commentary  |  7/8/2016
Apple released public betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra this week, providing early access to those willing to put up with bugs and instability.
Gartner: Brexit Will Hurt IT Spending Worldwide
News  |  7/7/2016
Gartner's updated IT spending forecast for 2016 is slightly improved, but the research firm warned that it doesn't account for the recent UK vote to leave the European Union. The Brexit vote will dampen IT spending worldwide.
Google Nexus Smartwatches On The Way?
Commentary  |  7/7/2016
Google is reportedly preparing two new Android Wear smartwatches, possibly carrying the Nexus brand, for debut later this year.
Microsoft's Skype Meetings Aimed At Small Businesses
News  |  7/6/2016
Microsoft is offering Skype Meetings, a free, pared-down version of Skype for Business. It's aimed at small businesses, and it offers tools including HD video conferencing.
iOS 10 Makes It Easier To Be An Organ Donor
News  |  7/5/2016
Inspired by the difficulty Apple's late founder Steve Jobs endured in securing a donated liver when he was ill, the company says iOS 10 will allow iPhone users to directly connect to the National Donate Life Registry.
Windows 10 Anniversary Update: 5 Key Business Features
News  |  7/5/2016
Microsoft will release several major changes in its Windows 10 Anniversary Update. For businesses users, here are five features to try.
Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Salesforce On Outlook: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/2/2016
Microsoft announced the rollout date for its Windows 10 Anniversary Update. There are plans to kill the Surface 3 in December. There's a Salesforce Lightning add-in for Outlook.
iOS 10: Siri Integrates With Third-Party Apps
News  |  7/1/2016
As Apple gears up for its iOS 10 public beta in July, a select group of developers will now be able to sync up their apps with users' Siri demands.


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