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Facebook Referral Traffic Soars, Twitter Tanks Again
News  |  10/31/2014
Facebook drives more than four times the traffic of its closest competitor, while Twitter's share of referral traffic continues to decline.
Windows 7's Halloween Deadline: 5 Key Issues
News  |  10/31/2014
Starting November 1, Microsoft will no longer sell consumer Windows 7 licenses to OEMs. What does this mean for your PC upgrade options?
Has Email Peaked?
Commentary  |  10/31/2014
This excerpt from Phil Simon's upcoming book Message Not Received discusses how email has improved but is still riddled with problems.
Healthcare IT: User Empathy Comes First
Commentary  |  10/31/2014
Health IT professionals need to fully understand the needs of clinicians and end-users in order to design software that truly works.
Microsoft Band Wearable: 9 Key Issues
News  |  10/31/2014
Microsoft has packed its wearable Band with advanced sensors, cloud-powered health insights, and an affordable price. Is Microsoft ahead of the curve in this new mobile market?
HP Debuts Sprout Immersive PC, 3D Printer
News  |  10/30/2014
HP shows it can still innovate with a novel PC designed to scan physical objects and a printer designed to create physical objects.
Game Of Applications: A Song Of Speed And Strategy
Commentary  |  10/30/2014
As every company that's conquered a market knows, dominance is not just about capturing the crown -- it's about keeping it.
3 Essentials For Supporting High Performing Employees
Commentary  |  10/30/2014
There's no perfect model for building the perfect team, but all empowered employees need the following characteristics.
Microsoft Office For Mac Rumors Heat Up
News  |  10/29/2014
Leaks suggest that after a four-year wait, a new version of Microsoft Office for Macs is on its way. Until then, OneNote updates will have to do.
Ad Clicks To Protest Online Tracking Surveillance?
News  |  10/29/2014
AdNauseam, an extension for the Firefox version of AdBlock Plus, clicks on blocked ads to throw bad data in path of online tracking.
Microsoft TechEd: Cloud Updates, Windows 10 Details
News  |  10/28/2014
Microsoft announced a wide variety of Azure and Office 365 advances, new details about Windows 10.
IT Investments: 5 Common Mistakes
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
There are benefits to a new IT project, but the risks are higher than most investments. Here are five missteps to avoid.
Practice Fusion Optimizes New EHR For Tablets
News  |  10/28/2014
Practice Fusion, which offers free cloud-based EHR, creates new software that brings desktop power and features to iPads and Android tablets.
Windows 10, iPads, IoT: Interop Attendees Speak
News  |  10/28/2014
Watch candid interviews with Interop New York attendees and keynote speaker Harper Reed on 3 hot topics: Windows 10, iPad vs. large-screen phones, and Internet of Things.
Microsoft Office 365 Gets Unlimited Cloud Storage
News  |  10/27/2014
Microsoft ups the ante in the cloud storage wars, offering unlimited OneDrive storage along with Office apps for as little as $6.99 per month.
Microsoft, Facebook Support Services A Scam, FTC Says
News  |  10/27/2014
FTC shutters company that allegedly duped consumers out of $2.5 million by falsely detecting computer viruses and selling bogus software.
Windows 10 Evolves: 7 Facts
News  |  10/27/2014
Less than a month into its Windows 10 Technical Preview, Microsoft has implemented more than 7,000 improvements and dealt with a few bugs. What's the focus now?
Big Data Analysis Goes SaaS
News  |  10/27/2014
Software-as-a-service provider jKool offers business users cloud-based, near-real-time analysis of time-sensitive information.
Cartoon: Email Avoidance
Commentary  |  10/27/2014
Dodging the boss's emails? Our cartoonist offers an excuse that might actually work.
Microsoft Smartphones Drop Nokia Name
News  |  10/25/2014
Microsoft is finally ready to sell smartphones under its own brand -- but where are the flagship models?
Facebook Rooms: 5 Privacy Facts
News  |  10/25/2014
Facebook's new Rooms app lets you post pictures, videos, and messages anonymously. Here's a look at the data it collects, the privacy of your posts, and more.
Google Inbox Won't Fix CYA
Commentary  |  10/24/2014
Google Inbox: Because, if we use yet another tool, people won't BLANKET THE PLANET WITH CYA EMAIL.
Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 7 Highlights
News  |  10/24/2014
Microsoft's fiscal Q1 easily eclipsed Wall Street estimates, buoyed not only by cloud growth, but also unexpectedly strong Surface sales.
No Google Inbox Invitation? Try These Instead
News  |  10/24/2014
If you're tired of the same old mobile email experience, there are plenty of apps in the sea.
Google Inbox: 5 Things To Know
News  |  10/23/2014
Google aims to reinvent email with Inbox. Here's a peek inside the invitation-only app, plus tips for using it.
IBM, Microsoft Cloud Partnership Examined
News  |  10/23/2014
IBM and Microsoft will put key software assets on each other's cloud services. Can they double appeal to enterprise developers, compete better with Amazon?
Google Vs. Microsoft: Email Wars
Commentary  |  10/23/2014
Google's Inbox pushes its next-gen email concept at consumers. Microsoft's Delve is doing the same thing with business customers. Will it cause IT headaches when the services butt heads?
Twitter Debuts Fabric SDK For Mobile Developers
News  |  10/23/2014
Offering ads, analytics, and authentication, Fabric aspires to be the backend platform for mobile apps.
Jive Improves Its Cloud Apps Game
News  |  10/22/2014
Jive's Fall cloud releases include connectors for Google Docs and Outlook Online, plus collaboration tools for mobile devices and new features for community managers.
Apple's Mac Surge: 4 Observations
News  |  10/22/2014
Apple's record-breaking Mac sales last quarter were a surprise -- but 2015 could be even bigger.
Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole
News  |  10/22/2014
Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.
7 Questions To Ask When Delivering Cloud Apps
Commentary  |  10/21/2014
What's your goal when you make the decision to deliver your applications over the Internet?
Wearables At Work: 7 Productivity Apps
Slideshows  |  10/21/2014
Wearables are great, but what good would Google Glass or the Galaxy Gear be without useful apps? Here's a sampling of the latest business apps for wearables.
Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  10/18/2014
Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.
Apple SIM: Not Quite A Revolution
News  |  10/18/2014
The Apple iPad Air 2's inclusion of a SIM card that lets users choose among cellular data plans won't change the mobile industry all that much. Here's why.
Facebook Automates Fight Against Hackers
News  |  10/17/2014
Here's a sneak peek into the system Facebook uses to secure your account when other websites are hacked.
iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Commentary  |  10/17/2014
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
10 Elegant Product Designs, Not By Apple
Slideshows  |  10/17/2014
Apple has made elegant design its calling card, but other companies can create gorgeous things, too.
3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Commentary  |  10/17/2014
CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
Apple Updates iPad, iMac, OS X, iOS
News  |  10/16/2014
iPad Air 2 gets slimmer and more powerful, while iMac gains a 5K Retina display.
Facebook 'Safety Check' Connects Users After Disasters
News  |  10/16/2014
Facebook tool helps people quickly broadcast their well-being to friends and family after a natural disaster.
Google Adds Chat Help For Tech Support
News  |  10/14/2014
Google addresses the IT gap among its small business customers by expanding Google for Work support options.
Microsoft's 'Skype Qik' Takes On Mobile Video Messaging
News  |  10/14/2014
Skype launches a free mobile messaging app for users to send and receive short videos.
Apple's Next iPads: 13 Things To Expect
Slideshows  |  10/14/2014
Apple is expected to reveal new iPads this week, including its long-rumored "iPad Pro." What else will Apple show off?
The Amazon Test: Companies Pay Up To Pass
Commentary  |  10/13/2014
Is your technology up to consumer web standards? New CEB data shows companies investing more in customer-facing tech projects.
Windows 10 On ARM: 7 Observations
Commentary  |  10/13/2014
Microsoft reps have been tight-lipped about the future of Windows on ARM devices but the company has many reasons to remain invested in non-Intel architectures.
Mac OS X Yosemite: What's Missing?
News  |  10/13/2014
Mac OS X Yosemite is in beta, and we're not seeing everything we'd hoped for. Here are 10 improvements we wish Apple would include in its next operating system.
Survey: Consumers Don't Get IoT, But They Will
News  |  10/13/2014
The value of the "Internet of Things" is mostly lost on consumers. Here's how companies selling IoT and wearables can win them over.
Facebook Ads Invade Apps, User Locations
News  |  10/11/2014
Facebook launches two new data-based tools for advertisers: Audience Network, which places ads in third-party apps, and a tool that taps into your location.
5 Ways Data Science Teams Can Raise Their Profiles
Commentary  |  10/10/2014
What to do when your team of data scientists is isolated from the rest of the company.
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