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Microsoft Cuts Display Ad Business, Sells Bing Maps To Uber
News  |  6/30/2015
Microsoft transfers its display ad business to AOL and sells Bing Maps tech to Uber as CEO Satya Nadella executes a new corporate mission.
Google Says Yelp-Backed Study Is Flawed
News  |  6/30/2015
Conflicting claims fly as European antitrust officials await a response to objections from Google.
10 Essential Google Apps For iPhone Users
Slideshows  |  6/30/2015
Just because you're an Apple aficionado doesn't mean you can't load up your iPhone with Google apps. Here are 10 of the best.
Google's Android Appeal Rejected by Supreme Court
News  |  6/29/2015
Oracle's copyright lawsuit against Google over Android now returns to a lower court.
Windows 10 Pricing Chaos, Upgrade Explained: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/27/2015
Microsoft this week released the full suite of Office for Android, updated the Surface Pro 3, and confused the Internet with its Windows 10 pricing strategy.
Amazon Wants Developers Creating Alexa Apps
Commentary  |  6/26/2015
Amazon is looking to expand its Alexa personal assistant beyond Echo by appealing to developers and leveraging AWS.
Windows 10 Upgrade: 8 FAQs Explained
Slideshows  |  6/26/2015
July 29 is fast approaching and we know you still have a lot of questions about how to download and use Windows 10.
Google Street View Gives Vertical View Of El Capitan
News  |  6/25/2015
If you're in for a hair-raising slice of vertigo, check out Google's Street View climb of El Capitan in Yosemite. It's not for the faint of heart.
Microsoft Office Fully Lands On Android Phones
News  |  6/25/2015
Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are now generally available on Android smartphones and tablets.
Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
News  |  6/23/2015
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
Windows 10: Free For All Insiders?
News  |  6/22/2015
Microsoft's muddled messaging sparks a debate over whether Windows 10 will be available for free to Windows Insiders.
Docker, CoreOS Bury The Hatchet For Container Spec
News  |  6/22/2015
Container rivals Docker and CoreOS, plus 18 other organizations, link arms behind a common container specification.
Samsung Update Fixes SwiftKey Security Flaw
News  |  6/20/2015
Samsung will release a security policy update following reports of vulnerability in SwiftKey keyboard replacement software.
Windows 10 Mobile Update, Elop Exit: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/20/2015
News of an executive shakeup at Microsoft comes the same week as new Windows 10 Mobile build 10136.
Stephen Elop Out In Microsoft Executive Shakeup
News  |  6/17/2015
Organizational changes within Microsoft's engineering team will result in the departure of senior executives, including former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.
Windows 10 vs. Mac OS X 10.11: OS Showdown
Slideshows  |  6/16/2015
Microsoft and Apple are both planning OS releases for later this year. Which one is the better pick, Windows 10 or Mac OS X 10.11?
Adobe Upgrades Creative Cloud Apps, Launches Stock
News  |  6/16/2015
Adobe's major Creative Cloud update stretches across 15 applications and includes new tools for iOS and Android users.
Windows 10 Enterprise Update, Surface Hub Pricing: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/13/2015
Microsoft news from this week included pricing and release date for the Surface Hub, clarification about the Edge Internet browser offering for some enterprise users of Windows 10, an updated Skype, and changes to Office 365 online.
Q&A: Nina Bjornstad, Country Manager For The UK And Ireland, Google For Work
Commentary  |  6/11/2015
The Google exec discusses how businesses can harness the potential of collaboration, transparency, and emerging technology.
iOS Mail App Vulnerable To Phishing Bug
News  |  6/11/2015
An unpatched bug in Apple's Mail app for iOS mobile devices could easily fool users into giving up their iCloud passwords to phishing hackers.
HP Discover 2015: What We Learned
Commentary  |  6/11/2015
HP Discover is HP's largest annual meeting. Announcements were of the "continuing evolution" sort, though they're likely to make HP customers happy as everyone works through the implications of the two Hewlett-Packards yet to come.
iOS 9 Gives iPad A Serious Productivity Boost
Commentary  |  6/11/2015
Split-screen multitasking and changes to the keyboard will make the iPad a more powerful productivity machine for road warriors thanks to iOS 9.
Microsoft Surface Hub Gets Launch Date, Price
News  |  6/10/2015
Businesses can start ordering the Microsoft Surface Hub July 1 for a starting price of $6,999.
How CIOs Can Prepare For The Platform Economy
Commentary  |  6/10/2015
As the digital economy booms, and interconnected users rely more upon each other's contributions, products and services are on the way out, and platforms are in.
Apple's Siri Takes On Google Now
News  |  6/10/2015
In iOS 9, Apple's personal assistant will be become proactive about notifications.
WWDC: What Apple Didn't Tell Us
Commentary  |  6/9/2015
Apple has plenty in store for iOS 9 and other products like HealthKit and Car Play, that it didn't talk about during the WWDC keynote. Here's a rundown.
Apple Reportedly Planning Data Center, Network Upgrades
News  |  6/9/2015
Apple, according to a published report, is continuing its major investment plans to better serve its customers and compete with other cloud-based service companies.
WWDC: iOS 9 Plus 5 More Predictions
News  |  6/7/2015
As the world counts down to WWDC 2015, we speculate about the new products and services that Apple might unveil. From iOS 9 to other news, here's what to watch out for.
Skype Launches Web-Based Client Beta Version
News  |  6/6/2015
Users of the online telecommunications service Skype have a new option when they want to make calls or hook up with video chat, as the company has released a Web-based beta version of the service.
Windows 10 Ready For July, Office 2016 Updates: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/6/2015
Microsoft is busy readying Windows 10 for its July 29 launch, but it made time to push a few updates to the Office 2016 preview.
Usability: The Road To Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  6/5/2015
"Going digital" is pointless if your digital products don't resonate with users.
Salesforce, Partners Want To Make Big Data Easy
Commentary  |  6/4/2015
Salesforce is partnering with Google, Cloudera, and other firms to make big data easier to use. Is big data going mainstream?
HR Analytics Gives Alabama Firm Better Insight
Commentary  |  6/3/2015
The HR analytics field is getting crowded. Here's how the chief HR officer at an Alabama company chose one solution and gained better insight over the business.
Windows 10: 5 Key Features For Business
Slideshows  |  6/3/2015
With Windows 10 fast approaching, we spotlight five features that will change the enterprise user experience.
Microsoft Buys Wunderlist App, Targets Mobile Productivity
News  |  6/2/2015
The startup behind to-do app Wunderlist could prove an asset to Microsoft's mobile strategy.
Cloud Market Finds A Home In Michigan County
Commentary  |  6/2/2015
Oakland County, Mich., has been providing services to towns for years. Now it's expanding its services through a new government cloud marketplace.
Windows 10 Landing On PCs, Tablets July 29
News  |  6/1/2015
Mark your calendars: Microsoft's long-awaited Windows 10 arrives in less than two months.


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