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Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 7 Highlights
News  |  10/24/2014  | 
Microsoft's fiscal Q1 easily eclipsed Wall Street estimates, buoyed not only by cloud growth, but also unexpectedly strong Surface sales.
Google Vs. Microsoft: Email Wars
Commentary  |  10/23/2014  | 
Google's Inbox pushes its next-gen email concept at consumers. Microsoft's Delve is doing the same thing with business customers. Will it cause IT headaches when the services butt heads?
Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
New mapping service aims to improve accuracy of Maps data.
Jive Improves Its Cloud Apps Game
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
Jive's Fall cloud releases include connectors for Google Docs and Outlook Online, plus collaboration tools for mobile devices and new features for community managers.
Can IoT Slash Healthcare Costs?
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
The Internet of Things in healthcare -- a profusion of IP-connected sensors on hospital equipment and patients -- has the power to drastically cut waste and save lives, says panel.
iPad Air 2: Biggest Weakness
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
Apple's latest iPad is an impressive device, but it can't be everything to every user.
iPhones Dominate Apple Results
News  |  10/21/2014  | 
Apple posts strong Q4 earnings thanks to strong iPhone sales. Meanwhile, iPads continue to decline.
Wearables At Work: 7 Productivity Apps
Slideshows  |  10/21/2014  | 
Wearables are great, but what good would Google Glass or the Galaxy Gear be without useful apps? Here's a sampling of the latest business apps for wearables.
IBM Lays Internet Of Things Foundation
News  |  10/21/2014  | 
IBM is offering a set of APIs and cloud services through its BlueMix platform to simplify development for networked devices.
Apple Pay: Where To Use It
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
Apple launches mobile payment service. Here's what you need to know.
Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  10/18/2014  | 
Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.
This Week In 60 Seconds: Google Phones, Mobile Trading & More
Commentary  |  10/18/2014  | 
Our one-minute video wrap-up looks at mobile trading, new Nexus smartphones, tablets from Google, and other hot stories.
Apple iPad Vs. Google Nexus: Tablet Smackdown
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Apple's incremental iPad updates are compelling, but so is the all-new Nexus 9 tablet from Google. Which is right for you?
iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
Apple iPad Event: Few Surprises
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Apple debuted new iPads as expected, but it ignored some core products -- and the iPad Pro remains a unicorn.
Tablet Sales Slow Down; Microsoft Struggles
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Tablets are losing some of their luster, but Apple is still selling more devices than Microsoft.
Google Reveals Android Lollipop, Nexus Devices
News  |  10/15/2014  | 
Google shows Android Lollipop alongside Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet, and Nexus Player.
10 Robots Changing The World
Slideshows  |  10/15/2014  | 
Driverless cars are just the beginning. Take a look at the robots we will depend on for health, work, and entertainment.
What IoT Can Learn From Industrial Apps
Commentary  |  10/15/2014  | 
The Internet of Things might be hot, but it's not new. Machine data exchange is the core of modern automated production plants and industrial installations.
Google Adds Chat Help For Tech Support
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
Google addresses the IT gap among its small business customers by expanding Google for Work support options.
Apple's iPad Event: What To Expect
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
New iPads are on deck for Apple's Thursday press event. Here's a look at what else Apple will likely reveal.
Apple's Next iPads: 13 Things To Expect
Slideshows  |  10/14/2014  | 
Apple is expected to reveal new iPads this week, including its long-rumored "iPad Pro." What else will Apple show off?
The Amazon Test: Companies Pay Up To Pass
Commentary  |  10/13/2014  | 
Is your technology up to consumer web standards? New CEB data shows companies investing more in customer-facing tech projects.
Flight Attendants Want Mobile Device Ban Reinstated
News  |  10/13/2014  | 
Largest union of flight attendants sues FAA, seeks reinstatement of ban against the use of smartphones and tablets during takeoffs and landings.
Windows 10 On ARM: 7 Observations
Commentary  |  10/13/2014  | 
Microsoft reps have been tight-lipped about the future of Windows on ARM devices but the company has many reasons to remain invested in non-Intel architectures.
Connected Cars Vs. Cybercrime: Tough Fight
News  |  10/13/2014  | 
Automakers should consider adding real-time intrusion detection and response capabilities, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says.
Survey: Consumers Don't Get IoT, But They Will
News  |  10/13/2014  | 
The value of the "Internet of Things" is mostly lost on consumers. Here's how companies selling IoT and wearables can win them over.
Facebook Ads Invade Apps, User Locations
News  |  10/11/2014  | 
Facebook launches two new data-based tools for advertisers: Audience Network, which places ads in third-party apps, and a tool that taps into your location.
Microsoft Surface Pro's Future: 5 Facts
News  |  10/10/2014  | 
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the Surface line is here to stay. But are changes coming to the company's device strategy?
Google's Next Nexus Phone Goes Big
News  |  10/10/2014  | 
Google's Nexus 6 will feature a 5.9-inch screen as the company jumps into the phablet fray.
Healthcare Insurance Regs Must Keep Up With Tech Advances
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
Antiquated rules could get in the way of improving people's health and lowering their healthcare costs.
Who Should Be InformationWeek’s 2014 Chief Of The Year?
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
Tell us the technology leaders who are changing your company or industry.
Internet Of Things Devices: 4 Traits For Survival
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
Darwin's survival of the fittest, adapt-or-die principle applies to technology, too.
7 Cool Wearables For Pets
Slideshows  |  10/10/2014  | 
New wearable devices let you track every second of your pet's life -- whether Fido and Fluffy like it or not. Is your best friend ready for FitBark?
HTC Debuts Selfie Phone, GoPro-Style Camera
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
HTC believes the Desire Eye smartphone and Re action camera will help it recapture handset sales and create a beachfront for new product categories.
Microsoft Wants to Kill Email Attachments
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
Microsoft says email attachments are a hassle -- so its Outlook Web App now lets users send links instead to files stored in OneDrive for Business, where they are available for simultaneous access.
Will Apple Pay Really Help Jumpstart Mobile Payments?
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
Executives from Pizza Hut and other companies debate whether Apple Pay will be the force making mobile payments mainstream.
Woz Talks Engineering Passion At Gartner Symposium
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak wants to see engineers get more respect, have more fun, and play nice.
Microsoft's Nadella Talks Windows 10, Cloud
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
CEO Satya Nadella says both Windows 10 and Azure will play a role in the Internet of Things. Microsoft will detail its latest cloud strategy at an Oct. 20 event in San Francisco.
How To Avoid 'Technical Success, Business Failure'
Commentary  |  10/8/2014  | 
Here are six reasons such failures happen, along with fixes -- and some real-world examples of technical successes gone wrong.
Communications Economics: Harvest The Past, Fund The Future
Commentary  |  10/7/2014  | 
The goal of the modern communications model is to reduce costs while improving productivity and efficiency. Here's an overview of how to get it done.
Samsung Smartphone Sales Take A Beating
News  |  10/7/2014  | 
Samsung warns that profits will drop as much as 60% for the third quarter due to sluggish hardware sales.
The Ultimate Wearable? It's 'Invisible'
News  |  10/7/2014  | 
Wearables and other digital devices should be heard and not seen, says product design consultant Stuart Karten.
Amazon Isn't Evil
Commentary  |  10/7/2014  | 
The online retailer has its faults, but it's competing in business, not a bridge tournament.
Facebook Messenger Eyes Mobile Payments
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
Facebook is testing person-to-person mobile payments via its Messenger app, according to a hacker who discovered the unreleased feature.
iOS 8 Adoption Rate Trails iOS 7
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
Apple iPhone and iPad owners aren't updating to the latest version of iOS as quickly as they have in the past.
How's Your Enterprise Wearables Strategy?
Commentary  |  10/6/2014  | 
The Apple Watch release in early 2015 will set the stage for wider enterprise adoption of wearables. Here are some scenarios to prepare for.
Carriers' Double-Data Deals A Steal For SMBs
News  |  10/4/2014  | 
AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon offer to boost monthly data allowances for no additional charge.
10 Great iOS 8 Features
Slideshows  |  10/4/2014  | 
Forget the bugs. Apple's iOS 8 is full of useful improvements.
Office For iPad: 10 Tips
Slideshows  |  10/3/2014  | 
Whether you're a paying subscriber or just sampling the free version, here's how to get the most out of Microsoft Office on your iPad.
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