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4 Facebook Privacy Intrusion Fixes
News  |  6/30/2014
Facebook may control most of your data, but you can take protective steps. Here's what you need to know.
Windows 9: Desktop Resurgence?
News  |  6/30/2014
Next version of Windows will remove Live Tiles from traditional PCs and laptops but keep the Start screen for hybrids and tablets, according to reports.
Apple Kills Aperture Photo App
News  |  6/30/2014
Apple will replace Aperture with OS X Yosemite's built-in Photos app, but the company says it remains committed to its professional customers.
Microsoft Explains Exchange Outage
News  |  6/30/2014
Microsoft pledges to do better after frustrating customers with last week's Exchange Online and Lync Online outages.
Facebook News Feed: 5 Changes
News  |  6/28/2014
Gone are the days when Facebook showed you every post from every friend. Here's a look at Facebook's latest News Feed algorithm changes and how they affect the content you see.
Google I/O 2014: 10 Big Developments
Slideshows  |  6/28/2014
Google unveiled everything from Android to wearable news at its annual developers show. Here are the developments that matter most.
Philips Seeks Bigger Role In Healthcare Market
News  |  6/27/2014
The Dutch company partners with Salesforce.com, introduces a cloud-based platform to expand its role in the healthcare market.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Customers Speak
News  |  6/27/2014
Early adopters of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 say the Windows device is working well as a tablet and an ultra-light laptop.
Apple Swift: Should CIOs Bite?
Commentary  |  6/27/2014
Swift, Apple's new programming language, has developers buzzing. Should IT execs turn their dev teams loose?
Mobile Security Action Plan
News  |  6/26/2014
Consumerization means CIOs must grant personal devices access to corporate data and networks. Here's how to avoid loss and corruption.
Dell Focuses On Security
News  |  6/26/2014
Dell made a flurry of security-minded announcements this week, highlighted by improvements to its Dropbox for Business integration.
Google Wear Smartwatches Compared
News  |  6/26/2014
LG and Samsung announce first devices with Android Wear, Google's platform for wearables. Understand the differences.
Google I/O: A To Z
News  |  6/25/2014
Google reveals new features coming to Android, as well as several platforms for TV, fitness, and connected cars.
Facebook Still A Teen Idol: Forrester
News  |  6/25/2014
Majority of US teens still use the site and their time on site has increased, Forrester survey says.
Verizon Virtual Visits Enters Telehealth Market
News  |  6/25/2014
Verizon launches telehealth service to insurers, employers, and health services.
Microsoft Exchange Online Suffers Service Outage
News  |  6/24/2014
Service disruptions with Microsoft's Exchange Online left many companies with no email on Tuesday.
Facebook App Cleans Up Your Social Profile
News  |  6/24/2014
Social Sweepster combs users' Facebook and Twitter accounts for pictures and posts that could jeopardize job searches.
MongoDB Debuts On Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine
News  |  6/24/2014
MongoDB fuels cloud demand with popular, public-cloud alternatives to Amazon Web Services, IBM Softlayer.
Infirmary Health Turns To Computer-Based EHR Training
News  |  6/24/2014
Infirmary Health used Ancile's CBT system to train more than 1,000 hospital clinicians and staff within weeks to use their new Epic electronic health record platform.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Why To Buy
Commentary  |  6/23/2014
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is finally available. But just because you can replace your laptop with the Surface Pro 3 doesn't mean everyone will want to.
Facebook Ad Prices Increase, Frequency Drops
News  |  6/23/2014
Facebook's redesigned format means marketers should expect to pay more for right-hand-column ads. The good news: Users will see fewer ads.
Facebook Overhauls Android App For Emerging Countries
News  |  6/20/2014
Facebook's Android app now consumes 50% less data and is 65% smaller to accommodate bandwidth and device limitations in emerging countries.
Microsoft Accidentally Confirms Surface Mini
News  |  6/20/2014
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 User Guide includes several references to the Surface Mini -- but does Microsoft need to release a smaller tablet?
Supreme Court Toughens Business Process Patent Test
Commentary  |  6/20/2014
Unanimous ruling says that an "abstract idea" isn't patent-eligible just because computers are used to apply it.
Oracle Turns Cloud Corner
News  |  6/20/2014
Oracle ends fiscal year with double-digit cloud gain, flat software sales, and hardware gains. CEO Ellison sets sights on Salesforce.com.
Apple Preps Multiple Smartwatches
News  |  6/20/2014
Wearable devices will include sensors to track health and fitness, according to sources.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Hits Stores: 3 Cautions
News  |  6/20/2014
After a month of hype, Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 hits stores on Friday. Consider these facts before you pull out your wallet.
Microsoft Reveals Office 365 Public Roadmap
News  |  6/19/2014
Microsoft unveils its Office 365 roadmap and First Release program to create a closer, more open relationship between the company and its customers.
LinkedIn Job Search App Debuts
News  |  6/19/2014
LinkedIn's new job search app lets you search for open positions, filter results, apply for jobs, and more. Here's the lowdown.
How To Build A Successful Open Source Community
News  |  6/19/2014
Building an active community requires thoughtful planning, patience, support, and constant evangelism. Even then, any of several well-known errors can prevent a community from developing.
Apple's New iMac: Lower Cost, Less Power
News  |  6/18/2014
Apple's new $1,099 iMac packs less computing power, but it could hit a sweet spot for many home and business users.
Federal Broadband Program Falls Short
News  |  6/18/2014
The $3 billion rural broadband rollout, established as part of the federal stimulus program, left too many projects unfinished, GAO reports.
Yahoo, LinkedIn, Google: Not A Diverse Club
News  |  6/18/2014
Yahoo joined LinkedIn and Google in releasing workplace diversity statistics. They tell the same tale: Silicon Valley is predominantly white and male.
LEGO Design: An Ed Tech Savior?
Commentary  |  6/18/2014
The iconic LEGO toy building blocks are all about interoperability, something sorely lacking in education technology.
Facebook Slingshot: Watch Out Snapchat
News  |  6/17/2014
Facebook again tries to win over Snapchat users with Slingshot, its own version of self-destructing messages. Here's a look at the app's features.
Prepare To Be (Software) Audited
Commentary  |  6/17/2014
The difference between the software you have installed and the software you actually have licensed could mean trouble. Tune in to learn how to survive a software audit.
Microsoft Slashes Surface Pro 2 Prices
News  |  6/17/2014
Microsoft drops Surface Pro 2 prices by $100 to $200, days ahead of Surface Pro 3 availability.
Google+ Launches Premium Features For Apps Customers
News  |  6/17/2014
New premium version of Google+ for Apps customers includes additional controls and features for the social network and video conferencing platform, Hangouts.
Microsoft Office For iPad Vs. iWork Vs. Google
Slideshows  |  6/17/2014
Microsoft's Office for iPad wins praise from productivity software users, but is it right for you? We compare the free alternatives from Apple and Google.
Microsoft Embraces Open With IE Developer Channel
News  |  6/16/2014
IE Developer Channel offers an early look at upcoming IE features and represents a more open attitude from Microsoft.
Transportation Dept. Wants To Regulate Smartphone Maps
News  |  6/16/2014
The Department of Transportation seeks the power to determine whether smartphone apps are a danger to drivers.
LinkedIn Faces Lawsuit Over Privacy Violation
News  |  6/16/2014
US federal judge orders LinkedIn to face a lawsuit that claims the social network sent emails to users' contacts without their consent.
IT Fit For Jurassic Park, Cosmos
News  |  6/13/2014
To create visual effects for the TV show Cosmos and next year's Jurassic Park sequel, Tippett Studio partnered with Dell to upgrade its infrastructure.
Android On Any Windows PC: Console OS Trying
News  |  6/13/2014
Crowdfunded project would enable users to dual-boot Android on any Windows PC, as well as on any Windows tablet based on Intel processors. Will it fly?
Twitter Rules Trustworthy Websites
News  |  6/13/2014
Social networks scored high in a new report on website privacy and security, while news companies scored the lowest.
How Data Visualization Helped Me Run Faster
Commentary  |  6/13/2014
Could you use a data visualization lift in your life and work?
iPad Split-Screen Multitasking Revealed
News  |  6/12/2014
Apple's iOS 8 beta software suggests that iPads could soon offer split-screen multitasking.
Facebook Ads: Users Offered More Control
News  |  6/12/2014
Soon Facebook will opt you into ads based on your browsing history and offer new ways to adjust what you see. Here's how to opt out -- and the other key details.
Hey IT Leaders, Don't Worry About Titles
Commentary  |  6/12/2014
CIOs, or whatever we'll be called in five years, should ignore the hype about titles and laser-focus on being great business partners.
Mac Enterprise Adoption Grows
News  |  6/11/2014
Windows still reigns in the enterprise, but new data shows Macs gaining ground.
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