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LinkedIn Debuts SlideShare App, Mobile Updates
News  |  4/17/2014  | 
LinkedIn's mobile push continues with a new content-driven app and web-based mobile features for SlideShare.
Chrome Remote Desktop For Android: First Look
News  |  4/17/2014  | 
Google's new app lets Android smartphone and tablet users access Windows and Mac PCs remotely.
Google's 10 Big Bets On The Future
Slideshows  |  4/17/2014  | 
From Project Ara smartphones to solar-powered drones, these Google projects try to turn science fiction into reality. Look what's coming.
Microsoft Lync: 10 Ways To Do More
News  |  4/17/2014  | 
Lync does much more than instant messaging. Check out these tips and tricks for getting the most from this communication and collaboration tool.
Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls
Commentary  |  4/17/2014  | 
Wearable devices made for the enterprise will offer more immediate value than BYOD programs. Here's why.
Telehealth Gains Momentum In Obamacare Era
News  |  4/17/2014  | 
The Affordable Care Act's focus on population health and cost-cutting is encouraging providers and insurers to invest in remote healthcare technologies.
Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
News  |  4/17/2014  | 
Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
Zebra Buys Motorola's Enterprise Business, Eyes Healthcare IoT
News  |  4/16/2014  | 
Acquisition underscores Zebra's expectation of strong demand for Internet of Things technologies from healthcare, retail, manufacturing, and other industries.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Build Cost Examined
News  |  4/16/2014  | 
Samsung calls early sales brisk for new smartphone, which costs $256 to build. By comparison, 32-GB iPhone 5s costs Apple $207 to manufacture.
Facebook Mobile Payment Service A Tough Sell
News  |  4/15/2014  | 
Facebook's own e-money service could make the company millions, but would you trust it with your cash?
Google Glass: 5 Reasons I Won't Buy
News  |  4/15/2014  | 
Google Glass is available for one day only to anyone willing to plunk down $1,500. Here's why I'm saying no.
Square Raids Amazon For Lead Engineer
News  |  4/15/2014  | 
Square hires Alyssa Henry, VP of storage services for Amazon Web Services, in latest move to build staff with executives from prominent web and Silicon Valley firms.
Could Insurance Cover Your Next Fitness Band?
News  |  4/15/2014  | 
Consumers will sport almost 112 million wearables by 2018 -- most of them gadgets that track health-related metrics. Insurers have incentives to help the trend along.
Twitter Posts Betray Illness
News  |  4/14/2014  | 
Tweets reveal whether you have influenza, according to Penn State researchers.
Google Glass Tested For Air Force Jumps
News  |  4/14/2014  | 
Air Force pilot tests Google's wearable technology for pararescue jumpers and other battlefield operations.
Dropbox For Business Targets Enterprise IT
News  |  4/14/2014  | 
Dropbox makes a play for the enterprise with new admin controls and plans for collaboration tools.
Microsoft's 5 Next Tests
Commentary  |  4/12/2014  | 
Microsoft made progress during the past few weeks but still has important things to prove. For starters, think Start screen and wearables.
Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear Smartwatches Hit Stores
News  |  4/11/2014  | 
Samsung refines Galaxy smartphone, launches three wearable Gear devices. Will consumers bite?
Senior Living Community Goes Wireless
News  |  4/11/2014  | 
Brookdale Senior Living makes mobile technologies central to how it delivers medical and assisted living services to its residents.
IBM Silverpop Buy Will Boost Marketing
News  |  4/10/2014  | 
IBM deal for SaaS-based Silverpop will boost marketing automation, challenging Oracle's Responsys and Salesforce.com's ExactTarget.
Apple Loses iOS Designer Greg Christie
News  |  4/10/2014  | 
Greg Christie, designer responsible for iPhone user interface, will retire as Jony Ive is given more control.
Internet Of Things Demands Open Standards
Commentary  |  4/10/2014  | 
IoT will shift the focus from technology to ideas -- if we get integration right. Heterogeneous System Architecture is a step in that direction.
Hackathons Should Be More Than A Circus
Commentary  |  4/10/2014  | 
Tapping into developer talent at a hackathon should be fun, but don't lose sight of the potential business benefits.
Apple V. Samsung: More Secrets Emerge
News  |  4/9/2014  | 
Ongoing $2.2 billion patent case surfaces internal discussions and decisions around marketing today's best-known smartphones.
Platform Wars Just Starting
Commentary  |  4/9/2014  | 
BlackBerry is just an early victim in the platform wars. The likes of Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook will disrupt established product players in enterprises, homes, and cars.
5 Best Smartphones Now
News  |  4/9/2014  | 
The time is right for smartphone buyers itching for a new model. Check out these top picks.
Steve Jobs's Email Revealed
News  |  4/8/2014  | 
Jobs's 2010 email to executives reveals how closely he followed business moves by competitors.
IBM Expands MobileFirst Consulting Services
News  |  4/8/2014  | 
IBM adds infrastructure-consulting, app-platform-management, and device-procurement services to its mobility services portfolio.
Bluetooth Wants Its Bite Of Big Data
News  |  4/8/2014  | 
Bluetooth's low-energy implementation makes the ubiquitous wireless technology ideal for the Internet of Things' data-swapping ways, says Bluetooth backer.
Twitter Beats Facebook On Ad Returns
News  |  4/7/2014  | 
Advertisers invested twice as much in Facebook ads, but Twitter ads received more clicks, a report says.
Honda Tests System To Warn Drivers Of Red Lights
News  |  4/7/2014  | 
Traffic safety system uses GPS and infrared sensors to help drivers save gas, make more green lights.
HTC Posts Loss As Smartphone Sales Sag
News  |  4/7/2014  | 
HTC prepares to take on Samsung in battle of the smartphones. Will the newly redesigned One help HTC recover from its slump?
Samsung S5 Teardown: Loaded With Sensors
News  |  4/7/2014  | 
Samsung's Galaxy S5 has the next-version Exynos processor and SuperAMOLED display. See what else is under the smartphone's hood.
5 Steps To Become A Digital Business
Commentary  |  4/7/2014  | 
Here's how to become the type of organization that lives in your customers' digital world.
CIOs Need To Bend IT Like Beckham
Commentary  |  4/7/2014  | 
It sounds crazy, but CIOs can learn a lot from David Beckham's unique soccer and marketing skills.
TellSpec Brings Big Data To Dinner
News  |  4/4/2014  | 
Handheld scanner uses spectroscopy, cloud-based algorithms, and mobile app to deliver nutritional facts -- and red flags -- about the foods we eat.
White House Selfie Caps Samsung's Busy Week
News  |  4/4/2014  | 
Samsung tangled with Apple, drew ire from the White House, and still managed to introduce new smartphones and tablets.
Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Resigns
News  |  4/4/2014  | 
Eich, who helped found Mozilla in 1998, steps down as CEO following criticism from employees and outsiders.
EU Lawmakers Vote For Net Neutrality
News  |  4/3/2014  | 
Telecom reform proposal approved by European lawmakers might limit how service providers can charge customers.
Microsoft Windows' Future: 8 Revelations
News  |  4/3/2014  | 
From a new Start menu to Cortana to the Internet of Things, Microsoft previewed the future of Windows this week at Build.
Digital Business: The Bolt-On Strategy Doesn't Work
Commentary  |  4/3/2014  | 
Attaching new mobile apps or websites to a business does not make you digital. Immerse your products into the customer's ecosystem.
Net Neutrality Debate Driven By Fear Of Change
Commentary  |  4/3/2014  | 
The hope is that competition will work where regulation has not, but the fear is that there just isn't enough competition.
Windows Phone 8.1: All The New Features
News  |  4/3/2014  | 
Microsoft borrows a page from Apple and Google in latest smartphone operating system update.
BYOE Era: How IT Can Lead
News  |  4/2/2014  | 
How can IT leaders meet the challenge when enterprise teams "go rogue" and implement new products and services without IT buy-in?
InformationWeek Elite 100: Winning Digital Strategies
News  |  4/2/2014  | 
Forget "disruption." The most innovative companies in our annual ranking go digital in two main ways.
La Quinta Dials Up Mobile Reservations
News  |  4/2/2014  | 
Hotel chain makes it easier for guests to book stays while on the go. One of eight profiles of InformationWeek Elite 100 Business Innovation Award winners.
Top 10 Signs Your Company Isn't InformationWeek Elite 100 Material
Commentary  |  4/2/2014  | 
Gunning for InformationWeek's elite list of innovative companies? Better hope you don't meet any of these criteria.
Microsoft's Nadella: Can He Walk The Walk?
Commentary  |  4/1/2014  | 
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made a good impression last week, but at Build he'll need more than rhetoric to reconcile new cross-platform tactics with Windows' future.
Microsoft Build: 8 Things To Watch
News  |  4/1/2014  | 
With Windows 9, new developer tools, and a competitor to Apple's Siri, Microsoft could come out swinging at the Build conference.
Apple, Samsung Patent Slugfest Returns To Courthouse
Commentary  |  3/31/2014  | 
Apple wants Samsung to pony up $40 per smartphone for patents. Will the strategy backfire?
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