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Windows 10: Microsoft Attempts A SaaS Model
Commentary  |  7/28/2015  | 
With Windows 10, Microsoft will attempt to update its operating system with a cloud sensibility. Can it be done?
Building An IT Infrastructure: From Dream To Data Center
News  |  7/28/2015  | 
Tonia Williams, CIO of the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation, recounts how she was invited to imagine a data center where there was none, and then set out to build it.
OnePlus 2: Low-Cost Android Alternative
News  |  7/27/2015  | 
ShenZhen, China-based startup OnePlus shook the high-end smartphone market last year when it produced a well-designed smartphone with the same (or better) specs than premium models -- such as the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S6 -- and sold it for half the price. Now, version 2 is hitting the market with a new Android OS.
Ban AI Weapons, Scientists Demand
News  |  7/27/2015  | 
Roboticists and experts in artificial intelligence want to prohibit offensive autonomous weapons.
Apple Watch Coming To Best Buy Aug. 7
News  |  7/27/2015  | 
The Apple Watch is moving out of the high-end boutique world and into big-box retail through a Best Buy partnership.
iPhone Kill Switch: How Effective Is It?
Commentary  |  7/27/2015  | 
A new report shows that the iPhone kill switch may not be as effective as first thought. What does this mean for other smartphone kill switches?
Online Security: How The Experts Keep Safe
News  |  7/27/2015  | 
Google researchers have compared the security practices of experts to non-experts, and identified several ways that typical Internet users can improve their online security.
Windows 10: 10 Things To Know At Launch
Slideshows  |  7/27/2015  | 
The highly anticipated launch of Windows 10 finally arrives on July 29. Here are 10 things you should know about the impending release.
10 Ways Windows 10 Will Advance The Internet Of Things
Slideshows  |  7/26/2015  | 
Windows 10 brings functions and features that will change the Internet of Things for the enterprise and individuals.
AT&T's DirecTV Acquisition Completed After FCC Approval
News  |  7/26/2015  | 
Hours after the FCC gave final approval to the deal, AT&T announced it had completed its acquisition of DirecTV, a deal estimated at $49 billion. The integration of the two companies will occur over the coming months.
10 Windows 10 Slogans That Didn't Make The Cut
Commentary  |  7/26/2015  | 
The Windows 10 ad campaign is not all that inspiring. It makes you wonder which marketing ideas were rejected.
Apple In China: Best Yet To Come?
Commentary  |  7/26/2015  | 
Apple reported a 31% jump in revenue from Greater China in the latest quarter, and it still has lots of room to grow.
Windows 10 Looms Large, Earnings Fall Short: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/25/2015  | 
The July 29 rollout of Windows 10 is getting close, but the company's earnings fell short thanks to a $7.5 billion write-down from the Nokia deal.
Google Patent Starter Program: Troll Deterrent
News  |  7/25/2015  | 
The Patent Starter Program is a controlled way for Google to allow a limited number of small companies to use what Google may not want or need, while helping startups protect themselves from patent trolls.
Dmail Makes Gmail Vanish
News  |  7/25/2015  | 
You can make Gmail messages self-destruct with a Chrome browser extension.
Moto G Details Leak Ahead Of Motorola Event
Commentary  |  7/24/2015  | 
Motorola is holding a splashy event in NYC July 28, and leaks have provided a solid look at what's in store.
10 Annoyingly Addictive iPhone, Android Apps
Slideshows  |  7/24/2015  | 
These deceitfully simple games for iPhones and Android smartphones will thwart all attempts at productivity and communication. Proceed with caution.
Sony Drone Venture Targets IoT
News  |  7/23/2015  | 
By entering the drone business in a joint venture with Aerosense, Sony aims to expand its involvement with cloud services and the Internet of Things.
iPhone Vs. Android: Apple's Success Only Goes So Far
Commentary  |  7/23/2015  | 
Apple's iPhone is a beast, but it will never fully conquer the smartphone market, where Android still holds some sway.
Qualcomm Will Slash 15% Of Its Workforce
News  |  7/23/2015  | 
A cellular slump provokes Qualcomm to restructure, meaning 4,700, or 15%, of its employees may lose their jobs.
Microsoft Launches Send Email App For iPhone
News  |  7/23/2015  | 
Microsoft's Send app is designed to let workers who are short on time send brief messages while forgoing subject lines and signatures. It's available on the iPhone.
Microsoft Office On iOS: Startup Guide
Slideshows  |  7/23/2015  | 
Microsoft Office on mobile devices offers the flexibility to work on Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents when and where needed. Here's how to install, configure, and use Microsoft Office on iPhones and iPads.
Google Glass Enterprise, Pixate Deal Offers Mobile Clues
Commentary  |  7/23/2015  | 
With new details about Google Glass, and with the acquisition of Pixate, Google is offering some insight into mobile roadmap.
Apple Results: iPhone Blooms, But Whither The iPad?
Commentary  |  7/22/2015  | 
Apple's third-quarter results were dominated by iPhone sales, but the company's iPad business continues to slide.
Windows 10: 8 Things Microsoft Got Right
Slideshows  |  7/22/2015  | 
Windows 10 doesn't launch until July 29, but Microsoft has already proven its commitment to making up for its Windows 8 mistakes and competing in a modern tech world.
Apple Hires Former Chrysler Executive, Fueling EV Rumors
News  |  7/22/2015  | 
Apple's hiring of a former Chrysler executive for its undisclosed electric vehicle project, Titan, adds more grist to the rumor mill.
iPhone Sales Power Strong Apple Earnings
News  |  7/22/2015  | 
With 47.5 million iPhones sold during the quarter, demand for the smartphone continues to fill Apple's coffers.
Microsoft Financial Results Dinged By Nokia Write-Down
News  |  7/21/2015  | 
Microsoft reports $22.2 billion in revenue as its cloud services continue to dominate. However, the $7.5 billion Nokia write-down proved a drag on its latest financial results.
Apple Watch Sales Nearly Impossible To Predict
Commentary  |  7/21/2015  | 
Apple reports its quarterly earnings July 21. There's lots of interest in determining just how many Apple Watches the company has sold.
Microsoft Releases Visual Studio 2015, .Net 4.6
Commentary  |  7/21/2015  | 
Microsoft has released the latest version of Visual Studio, as well as .Net. These help to expand the company's developer ecosystem to new platforms, including OS X and Linux.
Elephant Bar, Paytronix Zero In With Geofencing
News  |  7/21/2015  | 
Location-based marketing or geofencing is a touchy subject. But you can avoid the creep with some of the best practices from Elephant Bar and Paytronix.
T-Mobile, Sparkcentral Slash Social Media Response Time
News  |  7/21/2015  | 
Social media expectations are rising. T-Mobile and Sparkcentral believe they have a better, faster way to communicate with customers.
Royal Caribbean Keeps Customers Connected At Sea
Royal Caribbean Keeps Customers Connected At Sea
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/21/2015  | 
Even if you are relaxing on a cruise ship hundreds of miles out at sea, you still want your WiFi. Here's how Royal Caribbean Cruises' CIO Bill Martin makes sure customers can still upload photos of their trip to social media even while vacationing in the middle of the ocean.
Google Fights Export Controls For 'Intrusion Software'
News  |  7/21/2015  | 
Proposed export rules could hobble cybersecurity research, Google claims.
Drone Delivers Medicine In Virginia
News  |  7/20/2015  | 
The delivery test is being compared to the historic first flight of the Wright brothers.
Samsung's Galaxy Tab S2 Tablets Target iPad
News  |  7/20/2015  | 
Samsung has revamped its lineup of iPad competitors with new 9.7- and 8.0-inch Galaxy Tab2 tablets.
10 Cool Fitness Trackers That Aren't Apple Watch
Slideshows  |  7/20/2015  | 
Recording health data is a key selling point of Apple Watch, but there are many fitness trackers that measure steps, calories, and sleep at a fraction of the cost.
Nokia Wants Another Run At Making Phones
Commentary  |  7/20/2015  | 
Nokia looks to regain relevancy in the mobile device business in its post-Microsoft life.
9 Reasons Flash Must Die, And Soon
Slideshows  |  7/19/2015  | 
Whether you're a user or a developer, the reasons to leave Flash in the past keep multiplying.
Twitter, Facebook Are Major News Outlets Now
Commentary  |  7/19/2015  | 
A study from Pew Research shows nearly two thirds of us get our news from Twitter and Facebook. That's not good if you like to learn, or even if you want to keep your children alive.
Google Surges With YouTube, Mobile Ads, Cost Control
News  |  7/17/2015  | 
For Google, mobile ads are paying off better than expected, and expenses declined a bit.
HTC Grip Delayed As Company Rethinks Wearables
Commentary  |  7/17/2015  | 
HTC has delayed the release of its Grip fitness wearable after consumer testing and may be retooling the device to serve a different purpose.
Amazon Prime Day Fail: Huge Sales, Grumpy Customers
Commentary  |  7/17/2015  | 
Moving merchandise may qualify as success, but not everyone was sold on sales figures as the salient metric.
Motorola Readying New Phones, Smartwatch?
Commentary  |  7/16/2015  | 
Motorola plans to unveil something in New York on July 28. From new smartphones to a new smartwatch, here's what to expect.
Google Tests Buy Button In Mobile Search Ads
News  |  7/16/2015  | 
Google isn't alone in its effort to deck the Web with buy buttons. Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter have been testing buy buttons, too. Social networking is nice, but advertising and revenue are nicer still.
BYOD Slowdown Could Hurt Tablet Sales
News  |  7/16/2015  | 
As tablet sales slow, enterprises are cooling to the idea of allowing employees to bring their own devices to work, according to two recent reports. Are the trends related?
Microsoft: Windows 10, Cloud Are Keys To 2016
News  |  7/15/2015  | 
At its partner conference, Microsoft executives emphasized the importance of cloud and Windows 10 to its success in the upcoming year.
Commodore PET: Nostalgia In An Android Phone
Commentary  |  7/15/2015  | 
A company is reviving the Commodore name (again), this time in the form on an Android smartphone.
Adobe Flash Failure Shows Plug-Ins Are Obsolete
Commentary  |  7/15/2015  | 
This week's Flash failure also illustrates why plug-ins need to go. One solution to all of this is HTML5.
ZTE Axon Smartphone Tempts US Consumers
Commentary  |  7/15/2015  | 
ZTE, the Chinese handset maker, rolled out the Axon phone this week, which it thinks will be its ticket into the US market.
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