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10 Social Business Leaders For 2013
News  |  5/31/2013
State Street, Unisys, GE Capital, KPMG and Leaseplan lead list of companies recognized as E2 Social Business Leaders.
MIT Sees Zombies And MOOCs In Education's Future
News  |  5/31/2013
MIT's Sloan School of Management is one of several universities using AvayaLive Engage to meld real and virtual classrooms.
Appthority Portal Helps Assess Mobile Risk
News  |  5/31/2013
Appthority Portal gives customers greater granularity in determining and responding to mobile risk factors.
20 People Who Changed Tech: Ted Turner And Jerry Levin
Commentary  |  5/31/2013
By bringing the world of content to the world of technology, they transformed media and entertainment.
Google, Workday, Evernote Preach Future Of Enterprise Software At E2
Commentary  |  5/31/2013
Enterprise software landscape is changing dramatically, driven by rapidly evolving customer needs and a growing list of technology providers ready to answer them.
Big Data Drives 'National Day Of Civic Hacking'
News  |  5/31/2013
Nationwide hackathon this weekend encourages coders to use publicly available data to tackle problems ranging from poverty to poultry handling.
The IBM Way On Analytics
Commentary  |  5/31/2013
IBM analytic services size up HR data from multiple sources to predict employee satisfaction and retention. Warning: Consulting is required.
Google Adds Stock-Android Smartphones
News  |  5/31/2013
With $599 version of HTC One, Google responds to demand for more smartphones that have the stock version of Android installed.
Google Pushes On iPhone Apps
News  |  5/31/2013
Google's Sundar Pichai reveals why the company makes apps for Apple's iPhone but not for Microsoft's Windows Phone.
Why You Need A Mobile Center Of Excellence
Commentary  |  5/30/2013
A division created specifically to marshal your mobile efforts can bring your company long-term rewards. Here's what it needs to succeed.
State Street: Social Business Leader Of 2013
Commentary  |  5/30/2013
Learn lessons from the global financial company, which will be honored at the E2 Conference for social collaboration on a large scale.
Gmail Inbox Update: Hopes And Fears
Commentary  |  5/30/2013
Gmail's new categorization capabilities bring optimism -- and apprehension -- to this email addict's heart.
Windows 8.1: Thanks For Listening, Microsoft
Commentary  |  5/30/2013
Consumers will keep chasing new and shiny; business users will keep working on a PC. Microsoft finally appears to understand that.
Windows 8.1 Restores Start Button, With Twist
News  |  5/30/2013
Microsoft confirms Windows 8.1 will include boot-to-desktop options and a restored Start button. But other interface criticisms remain unanswered.
Salesforce.com Sees Company Communities As Intranet Killers
Commentary  |  5/30/2013
Salesforce says Company Communities spell the end for legacy intranets. But some companies have been investing in newer collaboration and HR apps for the past decade.
Meeker's State Of The Internet: 5 Key Trends
News  |  5/29/2013
Internet analyst Mary Meeker has seen the future -- and it is wearable, flyable and drivable.
Amazon's Vision For Single Sign-On
News  |  5/29/2013
Amazon Web Services urges developers to use its single sign-on option, which would let Amazon, Facebook and Google users log in once for access to all three services.
3 Reasons Linux Doesn't Star In U.S. Schools
News  |  5/29/2013
Why haven't cash-strapped American schools embraced open-source operating systems on the desktop?
Intel Buys GPS Technology To Boost Mobile Effort
News  |  5/29/2013
Intel scoops up ST-Ericsson's geo-location business in a bid to improve its mobile offerings.
NTT Expands Private Cloud Services
News  |  5/29/2013
Japan's NTT now can offer consistent private cloud services from nine data centers in eight countries, with more on the way.
Big Data ROI Still Tough To Measure
News  |  5/29/2013
Business leaders believe in big data's potential but are frustrated by lengthy projects and complicated tools, according to IDG/Kapow study.
CFOs Join CMOs In Tech Power Grab
Commentary  |  5/29/2013
Like CMOs, CFOs increasingly shape technology selections, Oracle-Accenture study finds. CIOs must look past the threat and find opportunities to collaborate.
PC Market Hasn't Hit Rock Bottom Yet
News  |  5/28/2013
PCs are in even worse shape than expected, says IDC, but that's not necessarily bad news for Windows 8.
Microsoft, Adobe Top U.K. Software Piracy List
News  |  5/28/2013
Windows, Office, and Photoshop are most commonly pirated apps, according to new study.
EdgeCast Knows What Seconds Cost Online Retailers
News  |  5/24/2013
Mere seconds in response time cost Amazon and Yahoo plenty. EdgeCast's Transact provides a separate delivery network for distributing online retailers' content.
Google Chrome Browser Blurs OS Lines
News  |  5/24/2013
Google talks about Chrome OS and the Chrome browser as though they're different products, but they continue to converge. Witness the new rich notifications feature.
20 People Who Changed Tech: Irving Kahn
Commentary  |  5/24/2013
The father of cable television was a visionary and a promoter extraordinaire, but never a candidate for sainthood.
Contender For U.K. Smart Meter Rollout: Game On
News  |  5/24/2013
SmartReach, a joint venture comprised of several tech and communications companies, has developed communications technology for the U.K's planned smart energy meter project.
iOS 7 Undergoing Ive-Led Transformation
News  |  5/24/2013
Sweeping changes are in store for Apple's smartphone operating system.
White House Announces Mobile Security Guidelines
News  |  5/24/2013
U.S. CIO VanRoekel says future for government is one where mobile is the default computing platform; highlights accomplishments of Digital Government Strategy.
SAP Loses 'Cloud DNA' As Lars Dalgaard Steps Down
News  |  5/24/2013
SuccessFactors founder and CEO resigns from SAP Executive Board and will leave the company June 1.
Salesforce.com Shares Slide Despite Revenue Growth
News  |  5/24/2013
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff takes the long view while Wall Street reacts to a lower-than-expected outlook.
Google Gmail Gets Tabbed Inbox
News  |  5/23/2013
Information overload got you down? Just divide your Gmail messages among different tabs and your inbox may seem more manageable.
Tablet Buying Demystified: 10 Tips
Slideshows  |  5/23/2013
Tablet shoppers face an ever-growing number of options beyond the iPad. We break down 10 key considerations.
NASA Crowns Space Apps Challenge Winners
News  |  5/23/2013
Interplanetary weather app that integrates weather data from Mars and Earth is among the winners of the competition.
Apple Again Faces Mirror Worlds In Court
News  |  5/23/2013
Defunct software company expands patent infringement suit to include Best Buy, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft and Samsung.
7 Slick Siri Alternative Apps
Slideshows  |  5/23/2013
Love it or hate it, Apple's Siri doesn't have to be the be-all and end-all of smart personal assistants. Check out these solid apps.
Linux-Based Education OS Gets New Features
News  |  5/23/2013
Edubuntu update includes several new packages, including a touch-typing tutor and a mindmapping tool.
IBM Makes Case For 'Fast Government'
News  |  5/23/2013
New report says federal agencies can improve performance by implementing gaming, mobile and other technologies that speed up operations.
'Third-Wave' Tech Tools Reshape Agencies: Kundra
News  |  5/23/2013
Cloud, social and mobile technologies are poised to help governments deliver new levels of customer service to citizens, says former U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra.
Mailbox For iPad Tames Gmail Inbox
News  |  5/23/2013
Popular email app Mailbox competes directly with Gmail's own Gmail app for iOS.
HP CEO Whitman Keeps Calm, Carries On
News  |  5/23/2013
Hewlett-Packard's second quarter sees big sales declines, but profits exceed forecast and CEO Whitman says problems are under control.
Amazon Will Pay Writers Of Fan Fiction
News  |  5/22/2013
Kindle Worlds publishing platform promises to let writers of fan fiction share in revenue from the sale of derivative works.
CloudCheckr Monitors Amazon GovCloud
News  |  5/22/2013
Amazon cloud performance monitoring system goes a step further than competitors with specialized version that complies with federal security regulations.
Apple Adds Samsung's Galaxy S4 To Lawsuit
News  |  5/22/2013
Apple files new complaints against Samsung alleging that the company's Galaxy S4 smartphones violates its Siri patents.
Salesforce Debuts Mobile Tools For Government
News  |  5/22/2013
Four cloud-based products connect federal, state and local governments with citizens.
Google Search Gets Smarter
News  |  5/22/2013
Update to Chrome for Android and desktop computers offers faster speed and better query understanding.
VMware's Hybrid Cloud: Not Amazon's Model
News  |  5/21/2013
VMware's Hybrid Cloud Service, detailed Tuesday, has important differences compared to Amazon Web Services. Customers will have to weigh the partner model and pricing.
IBM Watson Gets Call Center Job
News  |  5/21/2013
IBM Watson Engagement Advisor advises service reps or "talks" directly to customers to improve the service experience.
Public Transit Users Demand Digital Services
News  |  5/21/2013
Public transportation providers would be smart to heed riders' expectations for smartphone-based e-tickets and social media communications, finds Accenture study.
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