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Windows 10 Search, Productivity Apps: Microsoft Review
News  |  2/28/2015  | 
Microsoft debuted Band updates, predicted the future of productivity, and broadened support for Docker in Azure, among other announcements.
Samsung, Microsoft, Qualcomm, LG Dominating MWC 2015
News  |  2/28/2015  | 
On March 2, Mobile World Congress will kick off, with announcements from Samsung, Microsoft, Qualcomm, HTC, and LG expected to take center stage.
iCloud Apps Welcome Windows, Not Android
News  |  2/28/2015  | 
Pages, Keynote, and Numbers are now accessible to Windows users, even if they don't also have an Apple device.
Microsoft Shares 'Productivity Future Vision' Video
News  |  2/27/2015  | 
In its latest forward-looking video, Microsoft shows how the future of productivity is bendable, wearable, and holographic.
Apple's March 9 Event: Is It Time For The Apple Watch?
News  |  2/26/2015  | 
Apple fans and non-fans alike are waiting to "watch" what happens. Let the speculation begin.
Google AI Teaches Itself Atari Video Games
News  |  2/26/2015  | 
Using a single learning algorithm, Google's AI agent has developed its video game skills to the point where it can beat most human players in dozens of different games.
Microsoft Garage Brings Productivity Apps
News  |  2/26/2015  | 
Experimental apps from Microsoft's Garage incubator are designed to enhance productivity.
LG Watch Urbane LTE Smartwatch Forgoes Android Wear
Commentary  |  2/26/2015  | 
The LG Watch Urbane LTE smartwatch is the latest wearable from the company. This version adds features for making calls and sending messages, but LG ditched Android Wear to make it work.
Salesforce Service Cloud, Analytics Cloud Power Fast Growth
News  |  2/26/2015  | 
Salesforce claims its Service Cloud is ousting SAP and Oracle while the Wave Analytics Cloud is driving seven- and eight-figure deals.
iOS, Android Crushing Rival Platforms, IDC Finds
News  |  2/25/2015  | 
Apple's iOS and Google Android own a combined 96.3% of the global smartphone market, leaving a pittance for Microsoft and BlackBerry.
Pebble Time Smartwatch Sets Kickstarter Ablaze
News  |  2/24/2015  | 
Pebble's new Time smartwatch has a color screen. The company blew through its $500,000 Kickstarter goal in mere minutes, highlighting geeks' support for the device.
Mobile Apps Remain Vulnerable For Months
News  |  2/24/2015  | 
Developers are failing to respond quickly to reports of security flaws, Trojans are infecting corporate devices at an alarming rate, and even mundane data about your device's power consumption could threaten your privacy.
Google, Softcard Mobile Payment Partnership Targets Apple Pay
News  |  2/23/2015  | 
Google announces a collaboration with Softcard, heats up mobile payment battle with Apple and Samsung.
HTC One M9 Smartphone Details Leak Ahead Of MWC
Commentary  |  2/23/2015  | 
The HTC One M9 smartphone may look a lot like its predecessor, but there are tons of changes under the hood. Here's a sneak peek before MWC.
6 Internet Of Things Building Blocks
Slideshows  |  2/22/2015  | 
Need an embedded system to whip up an IoT prototype? These six platforms make it easier than ever to get started with embedded programming.
Samsung's LoopPay Buy Signals Apple Pay Fight
Commentary  |  2/19/2015  | 
Samsung needs to compete with Apple Pay on mobile payments and will use LoopPay to kick-start its efforts.
Apple Watch Looks To Win Where Android Wear Failed
Commentary  |  2/18/2015  | 
The key differences in the company's approach to wearables will set the Apple Watch apart from Android Wear and other competitors.
Apple Watch Orders Top 5M, Healthcare Features Killed
Commentary  |  2/17/2015  | 
Apple is confident its Watch will be a hit, since Cupertino has placed between 5 and 6 million orders. However, the company has killed some healthcare features, according to reports.
8 iOS, Android Apps That Are Strangely Useful
Slideshows  |  2/16/2015  | 
Your iPhone or Android smartphone can predict the weather, but can it tell you the closest flu outbreak or get a wake-up call from around the globe?
Android To Become 'Workhorse' Of Cybercrime
Commentary  |  2/16/2015  | 
Android and Windows laptops dead even in infection rates for the year 2014.
Windows 10 Mobile, Office Online Update: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  2/14/2015  | 
Microsoft withheld exciting news of its Windows 10 Phone preview and Office Online upgrades until late this week.
Google, Mattel Partner On New View-Master VR Toy
News  |  2/13/2015  | 
Mattel's next-generation of its View-Master toy makes use of Google Cardboard.
Microsoft Windows 10 Preview For Phones Is Released
News  |  2/12/2015  | 
Microsoft is rolling out the first public preview of Windows 10 for mobile to Windows Insiders, but not all devices are eligible.
Android Wear Sales Dim As Apple Watch Looms
News  |  2/12/2015  | 
Only 720,000 Android Wear smartwatches shipped last year, pointing to softer demand than many anticipated.
10 Hot Cities For IT Pros In 2015
Slideshows  |  2/11/2015  | 
Sure, Silicon Valley is a hotspot for tech workers. But it's far from the only one, according to top tech recruiters. See if your town makes the list.
Apple Pay Lands On JetBlue
News  |  2/10/2015  | 
Apple Pay users can now use their iPhones to pay for in-flight amenities on JetBlue flights starting this month.
Microsoft's Satya Nadella: What's Changed A Year Later?
Slideshows  |  2/10/2015  | 
As Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella looks towards a collaborative and holographic future, we reflect on his first year at the helm.
Tinder For Tech Jobs: 5 Apps Better Than LinkedIn
Slideshows  |  2/10/2015  | 
These five innovative job search apps take advantage of dating-site functionality to help you find your next job while easing the pain of potential rejection.
ARM Unfolds IoT Security Plan
News  |  2/10/2015  | 
ARM aims to make mbed a unifying code base for the fragmented Internet of Things, where security is an increasingly key concern.
Apple Music Rumors Hint At Content Creation Plans
Commentary  |  2/9/2015  | 
Apple is denying rumors that it is buying Big Machine, the record label that brings us Taylor Swift. But such a move makes sense if Apple wants its streaming services to succeed.
Smart Cars Vulnerable To Security Hacks, Report Finds
Commentary  |  2/9/2015  | 
A US senator's report finds that carmakers are leaving vehicles open to intrusive attacks that can steal personal data and take over controls.
Fitbit For Dogs: Readers Respond
Commentary  |  2/9/2015  | 
Is an activity tracker for dogs a sign of an impending IoT tech bubble, a great idea, or both? Readers weighed in with a variety of opinions. What’s yours?
6 Microsoft Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Slideshows  |  2/8/2015  | 
Microsoft bought big data, email, and machine learning businesses on its holiday shopping spree. What will they bring to its future?
Office for Windows 10, Sunrise Acquisition: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  2/7/2015  | 
The Office preview for Windows 10, the acquisition of calendar app maker Sunrise, and news of SharePoint Server 2016 lead this week's Microsoft news.
Video: Net Neutrality, Apple Malware & InformationWeek Live
Commentary  |  2/6/2015  | 
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at legal challenges to the FCC’s regulatory proposal, discusses new malware that targets Apple iOS, and invites you to InformationWeek’s live radio show.
IBM Watson Cloud Gains Eyes, Ears, And A Voice
News  |  2/6/2015  | 
IBM Watson developer cloud adds speech-to-text, text-to-speech, visual recognition, and decision services. Will businesses build their own Jeopardy apps?
Swatch, Pebble Girding For Apple Watch Fight
Commentary  |  2/6/2015  | 
Swatch, the famed Swiss watchmaker, said a self-charging smartwatch is on deck for April. Pebble chimed in and said "big things are on deck" for 2015 to counter the Apple Watch.
Geekend: Smartphone Blood Tests Could Save Your Life
Commentary  |  2/6/2015  | 
Blood tests with your smartphone may change the way we treat AIDS, Diabetes, infectious diseases, and even transform the way we interact with our doctors.
FCC Net Neutrality Push Rattles AT&T, Verizon
Commentary  |  2/5/2015  | 
AT&T, Verizon and other wireless network operators aren't happy with the FCC's proposed net neutrality rules, and they were quick to threaten legal action.
7 Android Apps We Love For Work
Slideshows  |  2/5/2015  | 
These Android apps will make you better at your job. We're really looking to help you do business here. No games. No flight-checkers. No digital wallets. Just pure work apps.
FCC Net Neutrality Salvo: Reclassify Broadband Providers
News  |  2/4/2015  | 
Wheeler's proposed rules would classify broadband providers as common carriers, meaning they would be subject to the same open access rules that currently regulate telecommunications companies.
Microsoft Office Preview For Windows 10 Is Out
News  |  2/4/2015  | 
Microsoft launches the first part of Office for Windows 10 in a preview available for download on the new Windows Store Beta.
The Ecosystem Wins In Educational Mobile
Commentary  |  2/4/2015  | 
Educators and their tech staff look to management ecosystems rather than device features when it comes to making mobile device decisions.
Android Adware Raises Google Play Security Concerns
Commentary  |  2/4/2015  | 
Three apps, downloaded to tens of millions of Android devices from the Google Play store, foisted ads for apps on unsuspecting users.
ARM Cores Take On PC Processors
News  |  2/4/2015  | 
ARM is looking beyond smartphones to PCs with its new 64-bit Cortex-A72 processor core.
Android 5.0 Lollipop: Where Are The Updates?
Commentary  |  2/3/2015  | 
Google and its smartphone partners have been slow to roll out Android 5.0 or Lollipop. It maybe a sign the code is still buggy.
Intel To Buy Lantiq, Get Ready For Smart Gateways
News  |  2/3/2015  | 
Intel Corp. agrees to buy Lantiq, a Munich, Germany-based supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies.
Report: Tablet Shipments See First Tumble
News  |  2/2/2015  | 
Apple, Samsung, and Amazon hit a rough patch in tablet and hybrid device sales, which fell for the first time since 2010.
T-Mobile, Sprint Tussle During Super Bowl
Commentary  |  2/2/2015  | 
As the Patriots and Seahawks were battling one another on the gridiron, Sprint and T-Mobile played rough off the field.
Bill Gates, Office for Android, Outlook Upgrade: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  1/31/2015  | 
This week, we analyze Microsoft's earnings call, question Windows 10, listen to Bill Gates, and glimpse at Outlook for iOS and Android.
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