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5 Worst Smartphones Of 2014
News  |  12/22/2014  | 
We've seen some incredible flops in the smartphone market this year. Here are the most notorious stinkers.
Android Antitrust Lawsuit Given Another Chance
News  |  12/19/2014  | 
Judge expressed concern about the plaintiffs' case, but didn't altogether dismiss lawsuit alleging Google antitrust violations.
Big Data: 6 Bold Predictions For 2015
News  |  12/19/2014  | 
'Tis the season when industry soothsayers don their prognostication caps to make fearless forecasts for the coming year. What does the crystal ball say about big data?
Android 5.0 Lollipop: Smartphone OS Arrival Guide
News  |  12/18/2014  | 
When will your device get the latest version of Android? Here's the scoop from phone makers.
Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Commentary  |  12/18/2014  | 
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices.
7 Excuses To Avoid Family Tech Support
News  |  12/18/2014  | 
Are you the family's unofficial IT person? The holidays are a dangerous time: Here's what to say when you're asked to fix messes.
Wearables In 2015: 4 Predictions
News  |  12/18/2014  | 
Smart glasses like Google Glass get put to the test in the enterprise, while smartwatches slowly woo consumers thanks to the Apple Watch.
Luxury Watchmaker TAG Heuer Sees Digital 'Tsunami'
Commentary  |  12/17/2014  | 
Maker of TAG Heuer watches shifts gears, now plans to craft a smartwatch and possibly make acquisitions, in the wake of Apple Watch.
BlackBerry Returns To Its Roots With Classic
News  |  12/17/2014  | 
BlackBerry hopes keyboard aficionados will pick up the Classic smartphone in lieu of iPhones and Androids.
Salesforce.com Connects To Microsoft SharePoint
News  |  12/17/2014  | 
Salesforce Files Connect offers federated access to multiple content repositories. Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive are next.
Samsung Explores Apple Pay Competitor
News  |  12/16/2014  | 
Samsung seeks partnership with mobile payment startup in effort to compete with Apple Pay.
SpaceCurve Promises Real-Time Location Insight
News  |  12/16/2014  | 
SpaceCurve takes on Oracle and other database vendors with a geospatial platform that brings location analytics to streaming apps.
Microsoft Gains Allies Against US Data Demands
News  |  12/15/2014  | 
Several dozen companies, trade groups, and computer scientists agree that Microsoft should not have to provide data stored in Ireland when presented with a US search warrant.
Facebook Dumps Microsoft Bing
News  |  12/15/2014  | 
Facebook ends its partnership with Bing in favor of its own internal search engine, Facebook Search.
Federal Smartphone App Aims To End DUIs
News  |  12/15/2014  | 
Government-backed app estimates user's blood-alcohol content, offers to call a taxi if smartphone owner can't pass the traffic games.
Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
News  |  12/15/2014  | 
After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
Big Data Tool Analyzes Intentions: Cool Or Creepy?
News  |  12/15/2014  | 
Lexalytics intention analysis tool determines what you're going to do before you do it, the company says. This goes beyond sentiment analysis.
Secret CIO: Stop Making Stupid Software Decisions
Commentary  |  12/15/2014  | 
The way we evaluate and implement software is broken. Stop shooting for consensus from line-of-business VPs and start asking IT to become business experts.
LinkedIn Site Makeover: What's New
News  |  12/13/2014  | 
LinkedIn streamlines its homepage and adds new tools to user profiles. Here's what you need to know.
Iowa Mobile ID Program Raises Privacy Questions
News  |  12/12/2014  | 
The state of Iowa proposes using a mobile app as an option to a traditional driver's license -- but security questions abound.
Microsoft Teases Windows 10 Details
News  |  12/12/2014  | 
Microsoft on January 21 plans to disclose more details on the OS's touch-focused, consumer-oriented side.
Web Becomes Less Free
News  |  12/12/2014  | 
Censorship, lack of privacy, and other ills threaten the health of the Web, says World Wide Web Foundation.
InformationWeek 2014 Mobile Security Survey
Steal Our Slides  |  12/12/2014  | 
Securing company data on mobile devices is the top concern when it comes to mobile security. Respondents worry most about data loss due to lost or stolen devices, and less than half of respondents feel confident that data is protected.
Geekend: Oculus Rift Tourism
Commentary  |  12/12/2014  | 
The tourism industry hopes to lure us with virtual reality previews of destinations viewed with the Oculus Rift and other VR headsets. Will it backfire?
Cisco Reveals Analytics Strategy
News  |  12/12/2014  | 
Cisco says insights can't wait for data to travel from Internet of Things devices to the data center. Its solution: Analysis at the network's edge.
United To Equip Flight Attendants With iPhone 6 Plus
News  |  12/11/2014  | 
United Airlines plans to distribute 23,000 iPhone 6 Plus devices to flight attendants to improve customer service and communications.
Cloud Storage's Race To Zero
Commentary  |  12/11/2014  | 
The race to provide free unlimited cloud storage can't end well, not for the vendors -- or the customers who believe they have finally found a free lunch.
Windows 10 Likely To Go Freemium, Analysts Say
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
Microsoft needs new ways to generate revenue, and a subscription-based Windows 10 version is a likely approach. But consumers may get a basic version for free.
Intel Launches Internet Of Things Platform
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
Chipmaker wants to shape the way Internet-connected devices are designed, deployed, and managed.
Can Google's ReCAPTCHA Swat The Bots?
Commentary  |  12/10/2014  | 
New API promises to cut down on the annoyance factor of proving to websites we're human.
Box Counters Dropbox With Enterprise Security Initiative
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
Box launches Box Trust, a network of verified security vendors, and a new app to secure content accessed from mobile devices.
IBM Apps For Apple iOS: Not Siri Meets Watson
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
IBM releases first wave of enterprise apps for Apple iOS. Niche apps for airlines, insurance, banking, and government sound useful, but not revolutionary.
Americans 'Obsessed' With Their Devices
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
Deloitte study says US consumers spend more time than ever with their smartphones and other mobile devices -- and that's expected to increase with the onset of connected homes and cars.
Forrester: Wearables Interest Businesses More Than Consumers
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
Companies see wearables as tools to improve operational efficiency and enhance the customer experience, Forrester report says.
Google In 2015: 11 Predictions
Commentary  |  12/10/2014  | 
Forget "peak Google." The year ahead will bring slower but continued expansion and diversification.
IT's Role In The Business Of Things
Commentary  |  12/10/2014  | 
Eliminating the time suck associated with mundane tasks wins consumer loyalty. When colleagues knock on your door with ideas, are you ready to support them?
Mobile Payments Won't Replace Cards And Cash Anytime Soon
Commentary  |  12/10/2014  | 
Why mobile payment apps remain on the fringes despite security and authentication benefits.
Buyer's Guide: Tablets For Business
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
Applications make or break tablets as work devices; consider these key apps. For our take on what's important in business tablet hardware, security, peripherals, and integration, download our full buyer's guide.
Amazon Invites Haggling Over Some Prices
News  |  12/9/2014  | 
Amazon's "Make an Offer" option lets potential buyers of collectibles negotiate how much they will pay.
Kids And Tech: How Much Is Enough?
Commentary  |  12/9/2014  | 
On the question of kids and screen time, educators and cognitive scientists still have more questions than answers.
Facebook Search: 5 Privacy Fixes
News  |  12/9/2014  | 
Facebook's search engine, Graph Search, makes it easier for friends to find old posts buried in your profile. Here are five ways you can review your content and adjust your privacy settings.
Blackphone Adds Secure App Store
News  |  12/9/2014  | 
Update to PrivatOS adds a dedicated storefront and segregated work spaces.
Google Android Studio 1.0 Packs Appeal
News  |  12/9/2014  | 
Android developers have a new integrated development environment for creating apps.
10 Ways To Improve Your Personal Brand
Slideshows  |  12/9/2014  | 
Want to boost your career credibility? Consider this expert advice on strengthening a personal brand.
9 Implausible Tech Products For 2015
Commentary  |  12/9/2014  | 
Technology sometimes pushes the boundaries of usefulness and good taste. We're pushing back with these nine outrageous (and bogus) products due out in 2015.
Microsoft Partners To Offer Hybrid Cloud Bundle
News  |  12/8/2014  | 
Microsoft, Accenture, and Avanade join forces to help enterprises migrate and manage applications between public and private clouds.
Google Cloud Platform Supports Windows Workloads
News  |  12/8/2014  | 
By opening up to Windows workloads, Google Cloud Platform becomes an option for businesses committed to Microsoft software.
Apple Names Top Apps For 2014
News  |  12/8/2014  | 
Games and creativity apps were big winners on Apple's list this year, but 2014 was also a great year for productivity apps.
Windows 10: 5 New Facts
News  |  12/8/2014  | 
Microsoft is done releasing Windows 10 previews until at least January, but details about the new operating system continue to leak.
Senate Bill Prohibits Government-Mandated Backdoors
News  |  12/5/2014  | 
Bill represents a response to government officials who want a way to bypass encryption in technology products.
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