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IBM Expands Catalog Of iOS Business Apps
News  |  3/3/2015  | 
Last year's partnership with Apple is beginning to bear fruit.
5G Roadmap, Bumps And All, Detailed At MWC
Commentary  |  3/3/2015  | 
Government institutions and companies are all working to make 5G technologies a reality. However, at MWC, no one really has a good definition of what 5G is.
8 Ways IoT Will Change IT Forever
Slideshows  |  3/3/2015  | 
Where the money goes, so go the jobs. Find out which areas of IT we think could face a skills gap in an IoT world.
Intel Tablet SoCs Pack LTE
News  |  3/3/2015  | 
Intel announced a new family of SoCs and modems for mobile devices under its Atom brand.
BlackBerry Leap Is Coming, But Focus Is Software
News  |  3/3/2015  | 
At Mobile World Congress, BlackBerry announced four smartphones, including the Leap, but the company's focus is really on its enterprise software portfolio.
Google Wireless Network Project Confirmed
News  |  3/2/2015  | 
In his keynote at Mobile World Congress 2015, Google's Sundar Pichai said the company will make an announcement on its plans to become a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO).
Office For Windows 10: New Details Released At MWC
News  |  3/2/2015  | 
Microsoft shares more details on the mobile Office for Windows 10 at this year’s Mobile World Congress.
Samsung Pay On Galaxy S6 Debuts At MWC
Commentary  |  3/2/2015  | 
Along with the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, the company also rolled out Samsung Pay as an alternative mobile payment system to Apple Pay and the iPhone 6.
HTC's One M9 Debuts At MWC, But Fails To Excite
Commentary  |  3/2/2015  | 
HTC showed off the One M9 smartphone at MWC, but there was little buzz around the company's latest device. HTC is also branching out into wearables and virtual reality.
Google Play Sponsored Ads: Wrong Solution To Right Problem
Commentary  |  3/1/2015  | 
Adding sponsored search results to Google Play may be more of an effort to save Google's developer community than about money.
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.
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.
Mobile Devices Replace Blueprints On Construction Sites
Commentary  |  2/27/2015  | 
Knaack's DataVault Mobile shows how the work on construction job sites is going digital.
Net Neutrality Rules Pass, FCC Readies For Fight
News  |  2/26/2015  | 
The decision to reclassify ISPs under FCC regulations represents a triumph for open Internet activists.
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.
Net Neutrality Vote Won't End Debate
Commentary  |  2/26/2015  | 
The FCC is slated to approve a controversial plan for net neutrality -- but that won't be the end of the matter.
Android For Work Brings Google To The Office
News  |  2/25/2015  | 
The company aims to make Android better suited to the demands of businesses.
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.
Internet Of Things: 3 Actions To Prep
Commentary  |  2/25/2015  | 
We need to start thinking differently about software development.
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.
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.
Google Inbox Goes To Work
News  |  2/23/2015  | 
Google Apps for Work customers will soon be able to try Inbox by Gmail.
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.
Cloud Storage For Office, Azure Update: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  2/21/2015  | 
Cloud technology was the theme of this week as updates to Microsoft Azure and Office rolled out of Redmond.
Philly311 Helpline Focuses On Social Interactions
Commentary  |  2/20/2015  | 
System integrator Unisys used the Salesforce Community Cloud to allow new options for citizens to contact and interact with the City of Philadelphia.
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.
8 Google Projects To Watch in 2015
Slideshows  |  2/18/2015  | 

We're highlighting Google's top 2015 projects -- from the pragmatic to the peculiar. Once you've explored the offerings, tell us which ones are your favorites –- and which ones you think are total duds –- in the comments section below.

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.
Microsoft Buys Digital Pen Producer N-trig: Report
News  |  2/12/2015  | 
Microsoft's reported purchase of N-trig, the company behind its Surface Pro 3 pen, follows years of collaboration.
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.
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.
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.
InformationWeek 2014 Next-Generation IT Survey
Steal Our Slides  |  2/6/2015  | 
The future of IT is all about integrating key elements such as mobile, cloud, security, and big data. Successful companies will focus on reusable components, data-based security, and automation.
Net Neutrality: 4 Legal Challenges To Consider
Slideshows  |  2/5/2015  | 
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler unveiled a new open Internet proposal on Wednesday, and carriers are gearing up for battles in court. Here, we look at four legal arguments we can expect to see, and give you our best guesses about how they'll fare in court.
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.
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