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Twitter User Growth Stalls
News  |  4/30/2014
Do recent lackluster user numbers mean Twitter's strongest days are behind it?
Internet of Thingbots: The New Security Worry
News  |  4/30/2014
Phishing and spam attacks involving Internet of Things devices are coming -- and app developers and device makers must be ready, says a CA Technologies exec.
As Research Data Balloons, How To Share?
Commentary  |  4/30/2014
Exchanging research data worldwide gets more complex in the big data age. But the Research Data Alliance seeks innovative solutions.
When BASIC Was Young: Great Memories
News  |  4/30/2014
As BASIC, the programming language that launched many a technical career, turns 50, we revisit our BASIC projects. Tell us about yours.
BASIC Turns 50: A Love/Hate Story
News  |  4/30/2014
We look back on BASIC's 50 years of attracting -- and repelling -- new programmers.
Microsoft Office For iPad Gains Printing
News  |  4/29/2014
Microsoft issues its first Office for iPad update, including much-requested printing support, just 33 days after the apps launch.
Facebook Launches Business Manager Tool
News  |  4/29/2014
Business Manager streamlines workflows for large advertisers and provides one dashboard to manage accounts, pages, permissions, and more.
Microsoft Boosts OneDrive: 1 TB Per User
News  |  4/29/2014
Microsoft bumps OneDrive for Business capacity to 1 TB per user -- and draws the ire of Box CEO Aaron Levie.
IBM Cloud Market: One-Stop Cloud Shop
News  |  4/29/2014
IBM's marketplace combines mobile and SaaS apps, platform and infrastructure services, and third-party services.
Epicor Overhauls ERP For Cloud, Mobility
News  |  4/28/2014
Epicor says ERP upgrade based on Microsoft's stack is twice as fast and four times as scalable for cloud deployment.
How To Blend BPM, Social Collaboration
Commentary  |  4/28/2014
One example: a renewable energy firm wanted to implement more rigorous process management, but also needed to leave room to improvise.
Microsoft's Mobile First, Cloud First Strategy, Explained
Commentary  |  4/28/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's plan to juggle Windows, cross-platform services, and the Internet of Things is coming into focus.
Google Boosts Encryption In Chrome For Android
News  |  4/28/2014
Users of Chrome on Android devices should see improved speed and security.
Top 10 Secret Reasons Microsoft CEO Ballmer Retired
Slideshows  |  4/26/2014
Steve Ballmer didn't get the credit he deserved, as evidenced by Microsoft's strong financial position when he resigned. Here are 10 reasons you've never heard about why he stepped down.
Microsoft Earnings: 7 Essential Facts
News  |  4/25/2014
Microsoft's Q3 beat expectations. Strong performers include cloud products and Xbox, but Surface and consumer PC sales still pose a problem.
White House Website Helps Veterans Find Jobs
News  |  4/25/2014
Veterans Employment Center offers job-search tools to help transitioning service members connect with employers.
Will Microsoft Launch Surface Mini Tablet In May?
News  |  4/24/2014
Microsoft's long-rumored Surface Mini could debut next month, based on new Amazon listings for accessories.
Microsoft Earnings: 6 Questions
Commentary  |  4/24/2014
Microsoft has been on fire lately, but new CEO Satya Nadella will face questions during Thursday's earnings announcement about Windows XP, Nokia, Surface, and other trouble spots.
Google Street View Offers Time Travel
News  |  4/23/2014
Street View images from different periods can now be compared to see how places have changed over time.
Windows 8 Start Menu Coming This Fall?
News  |  4/22/2014
Microsoft may restore the Start menu to Windows 8 and launch a cloud-based version of the OS by this fall.
LG, Sony Disclose Smartwatch Details
News  |  4/22/2014
LG offers more info about its upcoming Android Wear device, while Sony launches new colors and talks apps.
Contacting Congress Just Got Easier
News  |  4/22/2014
Electronic Frontier Foundation and more than 100 volunteer developers are working on a tool that pairs public domain data with free software interfaces.
Microsoft Bing Enters Prediction Business
News  |  4/22/2014
Microsoft claims Bing can predict the future, but it is starting out with soft questions like who will win The Voice.
Health Systems First To Combine Radiology, EHR
News  |  4/22/2014
The shared pediatric diagnostic imaging system that Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and New Jersey's Virtua have created goes beyond conventional health information exchange.
Microsoft Deal With Nokia Closes Friday
News  |  4/21/2014
The acquisition gives Microsoft the power to create its own mobile hardware.
Samsung's Next Frontier: Apps
News  |  4/21/2014
Samsung increasingly looks to software to compete against Apple and Google.
What Millennial Workers Want
Commentary  |  4/21/2014
Millennials seek more balanced and purposeful work lives. Here's how big companies can adjust to the desires of the young and tech-savvy.
Self-Service Tech Support Answers Health Insurer's Call
News  |  4/21/2014
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas City added customer engagement software to answer members' questions without hiring more call center staff.
Microsoft Office: 4 Changes, Explained
News  |  4/19/2014
Microsoft maneuvers to keep Office on top, touting data analysis power, tweaking office 365, and more. What do the moves mean to you?
Wearables, Drones Scare Americans
News  |  4/19/2014
Google has some public relations to do. People remain wary of tech breakthroughs including care-giving robots and drones, Pew research finds.
Facebook Video: How To Disable Auto-Play
News  |  4/18/2014
Use Facebook's newest setting to disable auto-play videos and ads on desktop, limit them to WiFi on iOS and Android.
Windows 8.1 Update: 8 Tips To Avoid Headaches
News  |  4/18/2014
Windows 8.1 Update offers the best blend of legacy and Modern apps yet -- but only if your device is properly configured.
Nuance Adds Radiology Image Sharing To Healthcare Cloud
News  |  4/18/2014
Medical image-sharing service aims to tap Nuance's customer base for voice-powered medical documentation technology.
Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts
News  |  4/18/2014
Facebook's "Nearby Friends" feature will track, store, and share your location with friends. Before you turn it on, here's what you need to know.
Internet Of Things Will Demand Continuous Development
News  |  4/17/2014
The Internet of Things will add so much programmability to devices that keeping software current will become a never-ending task.
LinkedIn Debuts SlideShare App, Mobile Updates
News  |  4/17/2014
LinkedIn's mobile push continues with a new content-driven app and web-based mobile features for SlideShare.
Facebook Mobile Payment Service A Tough Sell
News  |  4/15/2014
Facebook's own e-money service could make the company millions, but would you trust it with your cash?
Dropbox For Business Targets Enterprise IT
News  |  4/14/2014
Dropbox makes a play for the enterprise with new admin controls and plans for collaboration tools.
Microsoft Cortana: My First Week
News  |  4/14/2014
Microsoft released a developer preview of Windows Phone 8.1, which includes the personal assistant Cortana, a Siri rival.
DevOps: A Culture Shift, Not A Technology
News  |  4/14/2014
Andi Mann, author and VP at CA Technologies, says DevOps is a horrible term but a necessary IT culture change.
Data Scientists Want Respect & Results
Commentary  |  4/14/2014
Analytics managers from Macy's, Ford, and Google offer tips on how to integrate and inspire data scientists.
Facebook Changes: What To Expect
News  |  4/12/2014
Facebook cracks down on spammy posts, tweaks privacy options, and revamps messaging. Here's what it means to you.
Twitter Revamp: 10 Things To Know
Slideshows  |  4/12/2014
Twitter's latest round of changes takes design cues from Facebook and provides new ways to tout your profile and Tweets. Get up to speed.
Microsoft's 5 Next Tests
Commentary  |  4/12/2014
Microsoft made progress during the past few weeks but still has important things to prove. For starters, think Start screen and wearables.
Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report
News  |  4/12/2014
Amazon phone capable of displaying images in three dimensions could ship this fall.
Google Releases Project Ara Module Developer Kit
News  |  4/11/2014
Early version gives developers a glimpse of how to create Project Ara hardware modules. Does it give Apple and Microsoft more to worry about from Android?
Facebook Unfriends In-App Mobile Messaging
News  |  4/11/2014
Facebook is phasing out the in-app chat feature in its iOS and Android apps and wants users to download a separate app to chat with friends.
Dropbox Carousel: 3 Highlights
News  |  4/10/2014
Dropbox reveals Carousel, a new mobile app that automatically backs up and organizes your images. Here's a closer look.
Netflix Cloud Architect: How To Succeed As Disruptor
News  |  4/10/2014
Adrian Cockcroft, Netflix's former chief cloud architect, outlines how a changed business flowed out of the cloud.
Apple Loses iOS Designer Greg Christie
News  |  4/10/2014
Greg Christie, designer responsible for iPhone user interface, will retire as Jony Ive is given more control.
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