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When Agile Falls Short: iRise CEO
Commentary  |  1/29/2015  | 
As iRise launches its ambitious cloud-based visualization platform, CEO Emmet Keeffe tells us agile doesn't actually work on the vast majority of projects.
FCC: Stop Blocking Personal WiFi
News  |  1/28/2015  | 
Great news for travelers: Hotels and other businesses cannot interfere with your personal WiFi hotspot.
iPad Sales Lag As iPhone, Mac Shipments Soar
News  |  1/28/2015  | 
Apple's iPad sales were down during the 2014 holiday quarter, even though iPhone and Mac sales were booming. Is the tablet market faltering?
Windows 10: 7 Pressing Questions For Microsoft
Slideshows  |  1/28/2015  | 
Microsoft's Windows 10 announcements and earnings call gave a snapshot of its future but also raised many questions in the tech community.
Microsoft Windows Phone Plan Needs Focus
News  |  1/27/2015  | 
Despite some good signs, Microsoft's Windows Phone plan still needs work. Chase pulling its app doesn't help.
Microsoft: Cloud, Surface Rise While Profits Fall
News  |  1/27/2015  | 
Microsoft's latest earnings report reflects "momentum through transition" as cloud products and its Surface tablet strengthen, while profit drops.
Microsoft Power BI Gets 'Freemium,' Visual Makeover
News  |  1/27/2015  | 
Microsoft Power BI revamp undercuts IBM Watson Analytics and Tableau with "freemium" services and data-visualization software.
SAP On Cloud HR: Q&A With Mike Ettling
Commentary  |  1/27/2015  | 
SAP has combined SuccessFactors and on-premises HR apps into a single business. Unit president Mike Ettling talks Workday, Oracle, and the "journey" to cloud HR.
Google's Wireless Service Taps WiFi And Cellular
News  |  1/26/2015  | 
Google's planned wireless service will use both cellular and WiFi, connecting to whichever offers the stronger signal.
Windows 10: Microsoft Gets A Makeover
News  |  1/26/2015  | 
Microsoft knows it messed up with Windows 8 and 8.1. Is Windows 10 the answer to its problems?
Ford Opens Palo Alto Research Center
News  |  1/24/2015  | 
The company's focus on mobility has led it to expand its presence in Silicon Valley.
Windows 10, HoloLens, Analytics Acquisitions: Microsoft Week In Review
News  |  1/24/2015  | 
From HoloLens to free Windows 10 upgrades, Microsoft gave the tech world a lot to discuss. Here's a snapshot of its week.
Video: Windows Holographics, Deflategate & Stupid Passwords
Commentary  |  1/23/2015  | 
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at Windows holograms, what CIOs can learn from Deflategate, and the 25 worst passwords of 2014.
Apple Watch Battery Life: Will It Be Enough?
News  |  1/23/2015  | 
The Apple Watch is expected to offer several hours of active use and 19 hours overall. However, in the new wearable market, is it enough?
'Windows Must Go Open Source': What Happened?
Commentary  |  1/23/2015  | 
It was a bold prediction in 2009 that Microsoft would take its Windows operating system open source. The advent of Windows 10 says it hasn't come true -- yet.
Geekend: HoloLens Makes Microsoft Cool
Commentary  |  1/23/2015  | 
In the HoloLens, Microsoft might at last have its version of the iPod, a cool product that turns the company's image around.
Windows 10: 9 Killer Features
Slideshows  |  1/22/2015  | 
Microsoft's Windows 10 is in the tech spotlight. Here's what we learned about each feature released during its Jan. 21 event.
BlackBerry CEO: Net Neutrality For Mobile Apps
Commentary  |  1/22/2015  | 
CEO John Chen is asking legislators to expand the definition of net neutrality to ensure an open mobile app ecosystem. Irony, anyone?
Google Wireless Service Will Challenge Status Quo
News  |  1/22/2015  | 
Google plans to resell access to Sprint and T-Mobile's networks in a bid to improve wireless pricing and performance, and drive more revenue.
Ford Mobility Plan Searches For Growth Beyond Cars
Commentary  |  1/22/2015  | 
The automaker has 25 experiments aimed at "enabling mobility," anticipating cities that become too crowded for more cars.
Windows 10: Free Upgrades, Spartan Browser & Holographics
News  |  1/21/2015  | 
Microsoft said its developers consulted 1.7 million Windows Insiders, who delivered 800,000 pieces of feedback on more than 200 topics regarding the new OS.
FreedomPop's Unlimited WiFi Plan Challenges Carriers
News  |  1/21/2015  | 
FreedomPop's new deal offers unlimited WiFi at 10 million hotspots around the US for $5/month. But be aware of the restrictions.
Windows 10 Mobile: See Today, Try In February
News  |  1/21/2015  | 
Microsoft will showcase its Windows 10 mobile operating system on Jan. 21, but smartphone users will likely wait until February for the consumer preview.
Password Fail: Are Your Workers Using 123456?
News  |  1/20/2015  | 
The 25 worst passwords of 2014 demonstrate once again that people just can't be bothered to take responsibility for their online security.
Samsung Smartphones Lose Ground In 2014
News  |  1/20/2015  | 
Samsung's smartphone marketshare retreats as Chinese vendors turn up the heat.
IoTivity Preps For IoT Standards Showdown
News  |  1/20/2015  | 
Open-source IoTivity framework is built to ensure interoperability among devices and services across the Internet of Things. But itís got competitors. Who will win?
Windows 10: 7 Predictions Of What's Next
Slideshows  |  1/20/2015  | 
Microsoft will unveil more details about the Windows 10 operating system during a special event Jan. 21. Here's what we expect.
T-Mobile, Virgin Offer New Low-Cost Plans
News  |  1/16/2015  | 
Both carriers have introduced dirt-cheap prepaid service plans -- but beware of a few catches.
Microsoft Surface, PayPal Partner for Small Business
News  |  1/16/2015  | 
New PayPal card readers and Microsoft's Windows 8.1 app for its Surface tablet and other devices will simplify mobile payments for business owners.
Marriott Reverses Personal WiFi Blocking
News  |  1/15/2015  | 
Marriott Hotels will no longer prevent guests from using their personal wireless access points, but it will continue exploring security solutions.
Facebook For Work App: Dislike
Commentary  |  1/15/2015  | 
Facebook for Work might be a success, but I'm changing my status to "no way."
Samsung's Tizen Phone Targets Emerging Markets
News  |  1/14/2015  | 
Samsung finally launches the first smartphone to run Tizen, its homegrown operating system.
Apple Is Not Charlie
Commentary  |  1/14/2015  | 
Apple seems blind to the irony of selling an app that supports free speech when it does not do the same.
Mobile Advertisers Gear Up For Apple Watch
News  |  1/13/2015  | 
Apple hasn't said it will allow ads on its smartwatch, but mobile marketers are already exploring how to serve ads on the wearable.
Samsung Ponders Move To Windows Phone
News  |  1/12/2015  | 
Samsung appears to be shifting its focus away from Google's Android mobile OS. Will it fill the gap with Windows Phone?
CES 2015: Lack Of Killer Phones Sets Up MWC
News  |  1/9/2015  | 
With few new devices on display at CES, the major phone makers face increasing pressure to deliver at Mobile World Congress in March.
CES 2015: Lenovo, Asus, ZTE Debut Android Smartphones
News  |  1/6/2015  | 
Android smartphones were plentiful at CES, but some of the industry's biggest players didn't show up.
Facebook Acquires Voice Recognition Startup Wit.ai
News  |  1/6/2015  | 
Wit.ai lets developers add Siri-like capabilities to apps, robots, wearables, and more.
Enterprise Communications Trends In 2015
News  |  1/6/2015  | 
Continuing evolution in mobility, software-based communications, architectural design, data analytics, and the user experience will keep us hopping this year.
Amazon Echo: My First 10 Days
Commentary  |  1/6/2015  | 
Amazon Echo crosses Siri with Sonos to create a "smart" speaker that can summon information as well as music. It's promising, but here's where it falls short.
CES 2015: Microsoft, LG Phones In Early Spotlight
News  |  1/5/2015  | 
On opening day at CES, Microsoft targets emerging markets while LG reveals its impressive second-generation flexible phone.
CES 2015: Russian Yota Smartphone Boasts 2 Displays
News  |  1/5/2015  | 
At CES, Russia's Yota unveils Android smartphone with twin screens, including an E-Ink display that draws almost no power, allowing 100-hour battery life, the company says.
CES 2015 Preview: 8 Hot Trends
Slideshows  |  1/3/2015  | 
Tech's annual celebration of gadgets, robots, and connected everything kicks off soon in Vegas. Here's what will grab the spotlight at CES 2015.
Wearables Carve New Path To Health In 2015
Slideshows  |  1/2/2015  | 
Wearable devices coming in 2015 will add health and athletic capabilities to enhance value and keep users' interest.
2014 Roundup: This Year in Mobile Apps
News  |  12/31/2014  | 
Health insurers were busy with app development this year, but the P&C sector also narrowed its focus on broadening mobile capabilities.
5 Smartphone Wishes For 2015
News  |  12/31/2014  | 
Smartphones must do better in five key areas -- starting with battery life.
Mobile Payments: 5 Things To Expect In 2015
News  |  12/31/2014  | 
Mobile payment technology has new momentum going into 2015. What's next?
2014: The Year Of The Digital Banking Tipping Point
News  |  12/31/2014  | 
Digital banking went from buzzword to standard in 2014. Bank Systems & Technology's top 7 articles about digital illustrate the concept's momentum.
Apple Devices Top Holiday Gift List
News  |  12/30/2014  | 
iPhones, iPads represented more than half of mobile devices activated this holiday season.
5 Facebook Wishes For 2015
News  |  12/30/2014  | 
Facebook tweaked this and that in 2014, but there are still several improvements we'd like to see.
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