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Office 365: Skype For Business, Analytics, Security Updates
News  |  11/30/2015
Microsoft is launching several enterprise additions to Office 365, including Skype for Business services and new features for security and analytics.
iPad Pro Review: Bigger Isn't Always Better
Slideshows  |  11/29/2015
Apple's professional-grade tablet is a massive slate that may replace a laptop for some -- but definitely not all -- mobile professionals. Here's a look at where the iPad Pro rises to the occasion and where it falls flat.
Google Previews Android Studio 2.0
News  |  11/24/2015
The forthcoming revision of Google's Android IDE includes several features to make app development faster.
McGraw-Hill Education Shows How Small Data Trumps Big
News  |  11/24/2015
McGraw-Hill Education's chief digital officer has driven the company's effort to leverage small data to improve student outcomes, teacher insights, and curriculum improvements. Here's why small is better than big.
Yahoo Mail Ad-Blocking Move Angers Users
Commentary  |  11/23/2015
Earlier this month, Yahoo began blocking some Yahoo Mail users if they had ad-blocking software turned on. Yahoo has been struggling to keep its Mail users, but the move has been derided on social media.
Microsoft Black Friday Deals: Xbox, PC, Surface
News  |  11/21/2015
Microsoft kicks off the holiday season by slashing prices on the Xbox One, Xbox 360, Surface 3, and PCs from Dell, HP, Asus and Lenovo.
Satya Nadella Talks Security, Dynamics AX Updated: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  11/21/2015
This week Satya Nadella discussed enterprise security, Microsoft joined forces with HP Enterprise, and Dynamics AX was updated for cloud, machine learning, and Power BI.
Microsoft, HP Enterprise Partnership Focuses On Windows 10, Cloud & Mobility
News  |  11/20/2015
Microsoft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise extend their partnership to offer cloud, mobility, and productivity solutions designed to broaden Windows 10 adoption.
Salesforce Posts Big Q3 Revenue Growth
News  |  11/19/2015
Cloud-based enterprise software provider Salesforce reported strong revenue growth for the third quarter and raised its revenue guidance for the full year. Here are the details.
Microsoft Dynamics AX Upgrade Integrates Power BI, Machine Learning
News  |  11/19/2015
The next generation of Microsoft's Dynamics AX, redesigned for cloud and upgraded with Power BI, Azure Machine Learning, and Cortana, is available for public preview.
Microsoft PowerPoint Update Includes Designer, Morph Features
News  |  11/16/2015
With Designer and Morph, Microsoft PowerPoint users now have expanded and simplified design options to give their presentations a more polished and cinematic effect.
C++ Code Optimization: 10 Tips And Tricks
Slideshows  |  11/15/2015
C++ is a great enterprise programming language if you know how to get the most from its arcane features. Here are 10 tips to help you do so, and end up with high-performing applications for your business.
Firefox For iPhone, iPad Finally Available
Commentary  |  11/13/2015
Mozilla's pioneering Web browser is now available for iOS devices, but it's a shadow of its desktop self. Mozilla can still influence Web standards and open technology, but its meekness in the mobile world leaves technology users with choices that all look very similar.
Microsoft, Box Partner On Windows 10 File Sharing App
News  |  11/12/2015
File sharing just got easier for Windows 10 users, thanks to Microsoft's partnership with Box. The new app is currently available for PCs and tablets.
SAP Unfolds Jam Roadmap With Collaboration In Mind
Commentary  |  11/12/2015
SAP Jam may be the most popular unknown collaboration software in the enterprise. This week SAP shared their vision for its future.
Microsoft's Project Oxford Gets Emotional With Machine Learning, AI
News  |  11/11/2015
Microsoft announces new services in its Project Oxford suite of developer tools based on machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Cloud Vs. On-Premises: 6 Benefits Of Keeping Data Private
Slideshows  |  11/11/2015
We can think of at least six reasons why you would want to store your data in a privately controlled data center rather than use a public cloud service. Let's gain an understanding of the on-premises vs. cloud debate, and see why some tech leaders advocate a hybrid model where both coexist.
10 Skills CIOs Need To Survive, Thrive In 2016
Slideshows  |  11/11/2015
CIOs need to shift perspectives and skill sets for the business transformation underway. So, what's the profile of the successful CIO in 2016?
Dropbox Enterprise Targets Large Businesses
News  |  11/6/2015
The online storage and sharing service is expanding its pursuit of corporate customers.
Android, Chrome OS Merger: Why It Makes Sense
Commentary  |  11/6/2015
Google has not confirmed reports that it intended to merge Chrome OS and Android. Is the idea really that far-fetched? Here's how the resulting products of such a marriage would be beneficial to users and the enterprise.
Microsoft Buys MileIQ Maker For Mobile Productivity Boost
News  |  11/5/2015
Mobile Data Labs, the company behind financial app MileIQ, is the target of Microsoft's most recent acquisition.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Bolsters Machine Learning Capabilities
News  |  11/5/2015
Microsoft is changing its approach to customer service in Dynamics CRM 2016, which will include Azure Machine Learning among its new capabilities.
Firefox 42 Blocks Tracking Ads, Enhances Private Browsing
Commentary  |  11/4/2015
Mozilla's Firefox 42 includes advanced protection against tracking ads, analytics trackers, and social share buttons.
Google Taps AI For Smart Reply
News  |  11/4/2015
An early prototype of Smart Reply, which uses machine learning to generate email auto-responses, had a tendency to say "I love you." The company's engineers tamed its neural network to make it less fawning and more useful for writing coherent replies to incoming Gmail messages.
Android, Chrome May Become Single OS: Rumor Mill
Commentary  |  11/1/2015
Even if Google ends up ditching Chrome OS as a brand, it seems unlikely that marrying into Android will erase its identity or market niche. The appeal of a sandboxed, manageable computing platform will not go away.


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