Profile of Kelly SheridanStaff Editor, Dark Reading
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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Kelly Sheridan is the Staff Editor at Dark Reading, where she focuses on cybersecurity news and analysis. She is a business technology journalist who previously reported for InformationWeek, where she covered Microsoft, and Insurance & Technology, where she covered financial services. Sheridan earned her BA in English at Villanova University. You can follow her on Twitter @kellymsheridan.
Articles by Kelly Sheridan
posted in May 2016
Microsoft has repositioned Microsoft Ventures, its internal startup accelerator, to focus on investments in early-stage businesses.
Despite dwindling sales, thousands of job cuts, and billions of dollars in restructuring charges, Microsoft remains committed to the mobile market. The questions is, what happens now?
Summer is a time to disconnect, but that doesn't mean you have to put all gadgets aside. Here are 10 gizmos to help you beat the heat and have fun.
Microsoft severed all remaining ties to Nokia, awarded funding to startups to improve global connectivity, and partnered with Facebook to build a cross-Atlantic cable.
Rumors suggest the new MacBook Pro 2016 will cause the demise of Apple's MacBook Air lineup.
Microsoft and Facebook are joining forces to construct the "MAREA" undersea cable, which will deliver high-speed connectivity across the Atlantic.
Microsoft is slashing up to 1,850 jobs, mostly in Nokia's home country of Finland, and taking on a $950 million restructuring charge as it streamlines its phone business.
Microsoft is partnering with 12 business around the world to broaden access to Internet and cloud-based services.
Apple watchers can add "OLED display" to the list of features we're expecting in the iPhone 7, as hinted by the CEO of Applied Materials.
Reports indicate Microsoft is planning to release the Surface Book 2 and Surface Pro 5 this year, upping the competition with Apple's MacBook Pro 2016.
Glassdoor recently released its report on the best cities for jobs in 2016 based on factors including cost of living, job satisfaction, and work-life balance. Which of these cities on its list are best for IT pros? We take a look.
This week marked the 15th anniversary of the first Apple Store opening. We take a look at the history of Apple's retail strategy and where it's headed.
This week brought news of a Windows 10 Mobile Insider preview build, a Bing Concierge Bot, plans to bring SAP HANA to Azure, and the sale of Microsoft's feature phone business.
The class of 2016 is moving on to higher education or into the working world. Which new gadgets do they want or need for the big transition? Here are some gift ideas for the new grad in your life.
Microsoft is reportedly working on a Bing assistant, which sounds similar to the Google assistant bot announced at Google I/O this week.
Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Foxconn, and HMD Global for $350 million. This also means Nokia will return to the phone business.
Microsoft and SAP will expand their partnership by delivering Office 365 integration and SAP HANA on Azure.
Samsung recently filed a patent application indicating plans to integrate a projector into its smartwatch, which could turn the wearer's hand or nearby surface into a display.
Google is seeking drivers to test its driverless cars in Arizona. If you meet the requirements, you can earn $20 per hour to sit behind the wheel.
Microsoft this week announced Windows 10 Build 14342 for PCs, Azure expansion into South Korea and Canada, and the end of MSN China and the Sunrise calendar app.
Google has launched the GBoard keyboard for iOS, delivering new search features not yet available to iPhone users.
Prime vacation season is right around the corner. Use these 10 mobile apps to plan your trip, prepare for departure, and navigate new places with less hassle.
Microsoft plans to sunset Sunrise, the calendar app it acquired in 2015, later this summer. The Sunrise team will now work on the company's mobile Outlook app.
Communication and active listening don't normally come to mind when thinking of top skills for IT pros, but these "soft skills" can make a tremendous difference in building a successful career.
The global PC market had a rough first quarter as demand continued to fall. Hybrid devices took the lead as tablets fell farther behind, according to market research firm Canalys.
It has been a few months since Microsoft released its high-end Surface Book laptop, but the rumors of a next-gen device have already started.
A new study indicates US consumers are anticipating the upcoming iPhone 7 more than they did its predecessor, the iPhone 6s.
Microsoft released SharePoint Server 2016, updated the Windows 10 device count to 300 million, bought Solair, and announced a June 1 launch for SQL Server 2016.
Microsoft announces Windows 10 is active on 300 million devices, and emphasizes the upcoming end to its year-long free upgrade offer.
As more people are working away from the office, convenient ways to collaborate are getting more crucial. Here are 10 apps for your iPhone, iPad, or Android device that can help your team work together, no matter where you are.
Tablet sales have fallen, but interest in detachable devices is on the rise. Could one of these hybrids replace your PC? Here is a look at 9 options.
Microsoft is making SharePoint Server 2016 generally available, and sharing updates for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.
The NBA implemented a series of educational projects to broaden new software adoption and engage its global workforce. These efforts earned the company a 2016 Elite 100 Award in the category of Best Impact On Workforce Performance.
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey implemented a fee-for-value healthcare delivery model that uses new technologies to gather data and improve member experience. More than 80 business processes were created or modified, transforming systems for enrollment, claims processing, billing, customer service, provider portals, sales, and benefit monitoring. These efforts earned the company the No. 3 spot in the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100.
Microsoft confirms it will release the final version of its SQL Server 2016 database management software on June 1.