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10 Great Websites For Learning Programming
Slideshows  |  7/6/2015  | 
Whether you're preparing for a new career or experimenting with magic powers, it's worth knowing how to program.
Windows 10: 10 Reasons You'll Love It
Commentary  |  7/5/2015  | 
Windows 10 looks like a good operating system, but the reasons we love an operating system are harder to predict.
MasterCard Tests Facial Scans For Mobile Payments
News  |  7/4/2015  | 
Giving face takes on a whole new meaning with the credit card company's plans to authorize mobile payments using facial recognition technology.
Yahoo Testing Arch Rival Google On Search
News  |  7/3/2015  | 
Search and online ad rivals Yahoo and Google might be coming closer together, as Yahoo decides to test whether it should let the search engine giant onto its turf.
Why Facebook, Telepathy Don't Mix
Commentary  |  7/3/2015  | 
Mark Zuckerberg thinks telepathy is the ultimate form of communication. Believe it or not, for certain things, Facebook is better than telepathy.
The Threat Of Artificial Intelligence
Commentary  |  7/3/2015  | 
Super-intelligent robots deserve some concern, but really we should be paying more attention to the people and processes involved in building our machines.
iPhone 6s And 7 Other Smartphones To Watch In 2015
Slideshows  |  7/3/2015  | 
We've already seen a wave of new smartphones hit the market in 2015. What's coming up for the rest of this year?
Analytics Provides Better Online Learning
News  |  7/2/2015  | 
MIT researchers are using analytics to identify a way to predict when students are likely drop online courses.
Apple Watch Sales Projections Fail To Impress
News  |  7/2/2015  | 
The Apple Watch made a big splash in the media, but some financial and tech analysts aren't convinced consumers and enterprises are buying the hype.
Casio Entering Smartwatch Fray
Commentary  |  7/2/2015  | 
Casio plans to make a smartwatch for outdoorsy men that it will release in March 2016.
3D Fingerprint Scanners Can Secure Smartphones
News  |  7/2/2015  | 
Professors from UC Berkeley and UC Davis have developed a new way of reading fingerprints that allows for a 3D scan, rather than the traditional 2D scan. In theory, this should make fingerprint authentication on mobile devices harder to fool.
iPhone 6s Casing Photos Leak, Show Few Changes
Commentary  |  7/1/2015  | 
If leaked photos can be believed, Apple is planning only minor changes for the upcoming iPhone 6s.
Skype For Business: New Features Ready To Preview
News  |  7/1/2015  | 
Enterprise customers on Office 365 can preview new Skype for Business features, including broadcast and voice dial-in capabilities.
iOS 8.4, Mac OS X Updates Plug Vulnerabilities
Commentary  |  7/1/2015  | 
Apple released its iOS 8.4 and Mac OS X 10.10.4 updates that add Apple Music and tackle a range of security problems.
Considering An Apple Watch? Try This First
Commentary  |  7/1/2015  | 
Will a small, wrist-mounted device lead to an Apple Watch -- or to a wrist with no watch at all?
Millennials: Why Customer Service Will Never Be The Same
Slideshows  |  7/1/2015  | 
While a recent study focuses on how consumers interact with brands, the results also hold lessons for IT in how to tailor internal tech support services to best meet the expectations of a multigenerational workforce.
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.
Samsung Takes Smartphone Lead From Apple
Commentary  |  6/30/2015  | 
Samsung has regained the US smartphone crown thanks to strong enough sales of the Galaxy S6. However, iPhone 6 sales are still strong.
IoT Makes Motorcycles, Helmets Safer, Smarter
Commentary  |  6/30/2015  | 
Most of the IoT discussion has focused on connected cars, but motorcycles and other vehicles are getting into the market with surprising results.
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.
IoT Market Forecast At $11 Trillion, Report Finds
Commentary  |  6/29/2015  | 
A new report from McKinsey finds that the market for IoT could reach $11 trillion by 2025. This means a sea change for IT, as well as the CIOs who have to manage budgets.
Apple Watch Gets Email, IT Support
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
Good Technology ported its enterprise email application to the Apple Watch so mobile professionals can manage their inboxes and IT can manage Apple's fledgling wearable.
UC San Diego Researchers Amp Up Internet Speeds
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
Researchers at UC San Diego have blown through expected limits of data transmission on fiber optic cable, paving a new lane for faster Web surfing.
Google Wants You To Be Healthy
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
An assortment of cloud-based data-collecting and data-analysis tools aimed at health practitioners, researchers, and individuals offers ideas for any enterprise looking to maximize cloud computing.
Amazon Echo: 10 Things We Want Alexa To Do
Commentary  |  6/28/2015  | 
Amazon is opening up Echo's Alexa to developers so it can add capabilities. Here's what we'd like to see it do.
iPhone 6s: Don't Expect Big Changes
Commentary  |  6/28/2015  | 
The next iPhone, likely to be called the iPhone 6s, will look like the iPhone 6, but should have one unique feature to boost its appeal.
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.
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.
Apple's Ban On Civil War Games Doesn't Compute
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
Apple is removing war games that feature the Confederate flag from its App Store. How does erasing digital media that contain images of a contextually relevant historical object improve social justice?
Samsung Slammed For Disabling Windows Update
Commentary  |  6/25/2015  | 
Samsung admitted to altering the behavior of Microsoft's Windows Update tool, but claims to have good intentions.
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.
Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization.
9 Ways Technology Is Slowly Killing Us All
Slideshows  |  6/24/2015  | 
The cost of technology addiction goes beyond pricey gadgets. Connectivity also affects vision, memory loss, weight gain and self-esteem.
iOS 9 Beta 2 Reveals New Treats
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
The latest developer build of iOS 9 includes a space-saving feature to help people stuff OS updates onto nearly full iPhones.
Lenovo Ideacentre Stick: The $129 PC In Your Hand
News  |  6/24/2015  | 
Lenovo's pocket-size $129 Ideacentre Stick 300 joins a growing field of computer-on-a-stick offerings from rivals like Google and Intel.
Gmail Undo Send Plus 3 More Improvements We Need
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
The "Undo Send" feature in Gmail graduated from beta status on June 23. That's nice, but here are three features that business users really need from Google's email service.
iOS 9, Android M Place New Focus On Security, Privacy
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Google and Apple have publicly challenged calls from law enforcement agencies to weaken encryption on consumer devices. In turn, iOS 9 and Android M will sport a string of new security and privacy features for users.
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.
Pebble Time Smartwatch Available For Preorder
News  |  6/23/2015  | 
Pebble, the Kickstarter success story, continues its upward climb through the wearables market thanks to a deal with Best Buy, which has exclusive preorder rights for its Time smartwatch.
Apple May Remove Lines, Clean Up iPhone Design
Commentary  |  6/22/2015  | 
Apple has patented a way to make the plastic lines on the back of the iPhone disappear for good.
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.
IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
News  |  6/22/2015  | 
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
Google, Microsoft, Mozilla Want A Faster Web
Commentary  |  6/22/2015  | 
Google wants to keep you from leaving the Web by delivering a faster experience.
10 iPhone, Android Apps To Keep You Healthy
Slideshows  |  6/22/2015  | 
Wellness is about more than eating salad and hitting the gym once a month. These 10 iPhone and Android apps will keep your health on track.
Apple Watch 2: 8 Features We Really Want
Commentary  |  6/21/2015  | 
Apple Watch is barely here, and yet the rumor mill is churning in full force about Watch 2. Here are some of our own ideas on what we'd like to see Apple do next.
Apple Watch Sales Hit 2.8M As Straps Drive Profits
Commentary  |  6/20/2015  | 
Estimates suggest a strong debut for the Apple Watch. Reports about the second-generation smartwatch point to a FaceTime camera.
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.
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