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Samsung Developer Conference: IoT Innovation On Display
Slideshows  |  4/29/2016
The Internet of Things hasn't quite caught on with consumers. But developers are working on changing that by rolling out innovative projects. Here's a look at some on display at the recent Samsung Developer Conference.
Samsung ARTIK Cloud Aims For IoT Interoperability
News  |  4/28/2016
To help IoT devices work together and enable a new class of IoT apps and services, Samsung introduces a cloud service that aims to break down silos.
Google Expands Free Apps For Work Offer
News  |  4/26/2016
Subsidizing Google Apps for Work will now continue through the end of the year for customers under contract with other vendors. Google also expanded the program to provide assistance to smaller companies.
Smartwatches Still Lack Killer App
News  |  4/26/2016
The Apple Watch may not need to be tethered to an iPhone for much longer. But Apple needs to make its wristwatch necessary.
10 Tools To Bring Virtual Reality To Life
Slideshows  |  4/22/2016
VR and AR systems have begun to ship. But before the headset comes content creation. Here's a look at 10 tools that will shape the virtual world.
EU Slaps Google With Android Antitrust Charges
News  |  4/21/2016
Google's requirements for Android manufacturing partners violate competition rules, the European Commission charges.
IT Pros Fear Encryption Backdoors
News  |  4/20/2016
A survey of IT professionals by network services company Spiceworks finds concern about the risk of backdoors that bypass encryption.
As Ad Blockers Gain Traction, Targeted Messaging Falls Short
News  |  4/19/2016
An Accenture study finds that online ads are unpopular with most consumers, while ad-blocking tools are making it easier than ever to tune out unwanted messaging. How are you supposed to promote your brand?
Samsung Knox Security Beats iOS, Android, Gartner Finds
News  |  4/18/2016
Gartner compared 12 different platforms to find the strongest ones. The research firm also advised avoiding older mobile devices, which may have unfixed vulnerabilities or may lack management controls.
Facebook Poaches Google's Regina Dugan For Hardware Push
News  |  4/14/2016
The former head of DARPA, who was running Google's Advanced Technology and Products group, will now lead Facebook's new hardware group, Building 8.
Facebook F8: AI, Future Of Apps On Display
Slideshows  |  4/14/2016
At Facebook's F8 developers conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage to talk bots and Messenger. Also on display were AI and a big dose of virtual reality. Here are some highlights from the event.
Facebook F8: The Bots Are Coming
News  |  4/13/2016
At Facebook's developer conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced Messenger Platform, the Facebook Live API, and other tools for sharing and connecting.
IBM, Box Bring Cloud Data Closer To Home
News  |  4/12/2016
Business customers in Europe and Asia are being offered a new option for storing cloud-based data in a specific region.
Ad-Blocking Brave Browser Draws Fire From Newspapers
News  |  4/11/2016
The Brave browser, designed to replace bad ads with better ones, has the newspaper industry threatening legal action.
Google, Facebook CAPTCHAs Beat By Bot
News  |  4/8/2016
Improvements in computer vision and machine learning are making it harder for companies to defend against automated attacks.
Google BeyondCorp Breaks With Enterprise Security Tradition
News  |  4/7/2016
Moving away from perimeter defenses, Google has adopted a cybersecurity architecture, called BeyondCorp, that focuses on understanding devices and users.
WhatsApp Launches End-To-End Encryption
News  |  4/6/2016
Facebook's popular messaging client WhatsApp has enabled encryption by default for its 1 billion users.
Mobile Revolution Will Kill Siloed Apps, Forrester Says
News  |  4/5/2016
Forrester anticipates a future in which mobile apps give way to experiences that draw from multiple services to address consumer needs. Here's what it means to your business.


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