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Google Says Yelp-Backed Study Is Flawed
News  |  6/30/2015  | 
Conflicting claims fly as European antitrust officials await a response to objections from Google.
Samsung Takes Smartphone Lead From Apple
Commentary  |  6/30/2015  | 
Samsung has regained the US smartphone crown thanks to strong enough sales of the Galaxy S6. However, iPhone 6 sales are still strong.
IoT Makes Motorcycles, Helmets Safer, Smarter
Commentary  |  6/30/2015  | 
Most of the IoT discussion has focused on connected cars, but motorcycles and other vehicles are getting into the market with surprising results.
10 Essential Google Apps For iPhone Users
Slideshows  |  6/30/2015  | 
Just because you're an Apple aficionado doesn't mean you can't load up your iPhone with Google apps. Here are 10 of the best.
IoT Market Forecast At $11 Trillion, Report Finds
Commentary  |  6/29/2015  | 
A new report from McKinsey finds that the market for IoT could reach $11 trillion by 2025. This means a sea change for IT, as well as the CIOs who have to manage budgets.
Amazon Echo: 10 Things We Want Alexa To Do
Commentary  |  6/28/2015  | 
Amazon is opening up Echo's Alexa to developers so it can add capabilities. Here's what we'd like to see it do.
iPhone 6s: Don't Expect Big Changes
Commentary  |  6/28/2015  | 
The next iPhone, likely to be called the iPhone 6s, will look like the iPhone 6, but should have one unique feature to boost its appeal.
Windows 10 Pricing Chaos, Upgrade Explained: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/27/2015  | 
Microsoft this week released the full suite of Office for Android, updated the Surface Pro 3, and confused the Internet with its Windows 10 pricing strategy.
Windows 10 Upgrade: 8 FAQs Explained
Slideshows  |  6/26/2015  | 
July 29 is fast approaching and we know you still have a lot of questions about how to download and use Windows 10.
Microsoft Office Fully Lands On Android Phones
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are now generally available on Android smartphones and tablets.
Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization.
iOS 9 Beta 2 Reveals New Treats
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
The latest developer build of iOS 9 includes a space-saving feature to help people stuff OS updates onto nearly full iPhones.
iOS 9, Android M Place New Focus On Security, Privacy
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Google and Apple have publicly challenged calls from law enforcement agencies to weaken encryption on consumer devices. In turn, iOS 9 and Android M will sport a string of new security and privacy features for users.
Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
News  |  6/23/2015  | 
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
Pebble Time Smartwatch Available For Preorder
News  |  6/23/2015  | 
Pebble, the Kickstarter success story, continues its upward climb through the wearables market thanks to a deal with Best Buy, which has exclusive preorder rights for its Time smartwatch.
Apple May Remove Lines, Clean Up iPhone Design
Commentary  |  6/22/2015  | 
Apple has patented a way to make the plastic lines on the back of the iPhone disappear for good.
IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
News  |  6/22/2015  | 
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
Apple Watch Sales Hit 2.8M As Straps Drive Profits
Commentary  |  6/20/2015  | 
Estimates suggest a strong debut for the Apple Watch. Reports about the second-generation smartwatch point to a FaceTime camera.
Samsung Update Fixes SwiftKey Security Flaw
News  |  6/20/2015  | 
Samsung will release a security policy update following reports of vulnerability in SwiftKey keyboard replacement software.
Windows 10 Mobile Update, Elop Exit: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/20/2015  | 
News of an executive shakeup at Microsoft comes the same week as new Windows 10 Mobile build 10136.
FCC: Subsidize Rural Broadband, Block Robocalls
News  |  6/19/2015  | 
The FCC voted 3-2 to extend and reform a program that would help low-income Americans gain access to the Web through subsidies. The commission is also allowing customers to block spam and robocalls.
Sennheiser MB Pro 2: Serious Headset For Mobile IT Pros
Slideshows  |  6/19/2015  | 
The Sennheiser MB Pro 2 isn't fashion forward, but if you need to make sure your voice calls are clear and high-quality, it's something to consider.
What $100 Million AT&T Fine Says About The FCC
Commentary  |  6/18/2015  | 
The FCC's bruising attacks on broadband companies show its strong focus on consumers. The $100 million fine against AT&T is just the latest in this fight.
Uber Ruling Could Cripple Sharing Economy
News  |  6/17/2015  | 
A foolish decision by the California Labor Commission represents a startling change in the way we view the sharing economy.
Stephen Elop Out In Microsoft Executive Shakeup
News  |  6/17/2015  | 
Organizational changes within Microsoft's engineering team will result in the departure of senior executives, including former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.
600M Samsung Smartphones Vulnerable To Hacking
Commentary  |  6/17/2015  | 
A report from a security firms finds that Samsung's smartphones are vulnerable to attacks thanks to replacement software in the SwiftKey keyboard. However, it's not really Samsung's fault.
Apple Watch Ready For Online Order, In-Store Pick-Up
Commentary  |  6/17/2015  | 
Beginning Wednesday, June 17, consumers can reserve an Apple Watch at their local Apple Store and pick it up on the same day.
8 Ways MDM Can Ease IT Pain
Slideshows  |  6/17/2015  | 
Mobile device management is more than a security tool. Here's how your IT organization can draw value from MDM.
Fairphone 2: A Repairable, Recyclable Android Smartphone
News  |  6/17/2015  | 
Fairphone is looking to change the dynamics of the smartphone market with its Fairphone 2, a modular, easily repairable Android phone made of recycled materials.
Windows 10 Mobile Build 10136 Ready For Insiders
News  |  6/16/2015  | 
Microsoft gives Insiders a closer look at Windows 10 Mobile with the launch of Build 10136.
Sony Xperia Z4v Smartphone Coming To Verizon
Commentary  |  6/16/2015  | 
Sony's uneven presence in the US got a boost from Verizon Wireless, which will sell the Xperia Z4v smartphone in the months ahead.
The Future Of Wi-Fi
Commentary  |  6/16/2015  | 
Hotspot 2.0 has been in development for a few years and is now finally becoming a reality.
Cisco UK Chief: Network Is Key To IoT
Commentary  |  6/16/2015  | 
The network will become a sensor itself in the coming world of the Internet of Things, said Cisco’s Phil Smith.
VMware Launches Mobile Identity Management
News  |  6/16/2015  | 
VMware's new Identity Management product taps into its AirWatch acquisition to offer a single sign-on system for mobile device management.
HTC: Asus Can't Buy Us
News  |  6/15/2015  | 
HTC issued a thanks but no thanks-style response after an Asus executive floated the idea that it could purchase the smartphone manufacturer.
iOS 9 Reveals Hidden Keyboard For iPad Pro
Commentary  |  6/15/2015  | 
In the beta release of iOS 9, Apple has leaked another clue that points to a larger iPad model, according to one researcher.
Choosing The Right Mobile Middleware Vendor
Commentary  |  6/15/2015  | 
Mobile application development platforms offer businesses a level of consistency when adopting different mobile technologies.
10 Raspberry Pi Projects For Learning IoT
Slideshows  |  6/14/2015  | 
The Raspberry Pi isn't just a great platform for building Internet of Things project: It's a super platform for learning about the IoT. Here are ten projects to help built IoT skills.
Google GCP Customers Sungard, PwC Share Use Cases
News  |  6/14/2015  | 
At the Google Next event in New York City, executives from Sungard and PwC talked about how they're applying the company's cloud platform to meet enterprise-scale big data needs.
Twitter CEO Exit: When Wall Street Clashes With Tech
News  |  6/13/2015  | 
Twitter CEO Dick Costollo's resignation shines a spotlight on Wall Street's lack of understanding about where we are with online media, social media, and tech in general.
BlackBerry With Android: Would You Buy One?
News  |  6/12/2015  | 
BlackBerry mulls an Android handset to boost BES12 sales.
Net Neutrality Takes Effect As Court Denies Stay
News  |  6/12/2015  | 
Score one for supporters of net neutrality as a US appeals court denies USTelecom's request to stay implementation of the Open Internet Order.
Millennials And Smartphone Apps: Your Security Nightmare
News  |  6/12/2015  | 
Millennials' overall relaxed attitude towards security could be leaving your corporate data vulnerable to hackers.
iOS 8.4 Fix Means Better iMessaging
News  |  6/12/2015  | 
Later this month Apple will push a software update to iPhone and iPad owners resolving a pesky messaging bug.
Q&A: Nina Bjornstad, Country Manager For The UK And Ireland, Google For Work
Commentary  |  6/11/2015  | 
The Google exec discusses how businesses can harness the potential of collaboration, transparency, and emerging technology.
iOS Mail App Vulnerable To Phishing Bug
News  |  6/11/2015  | 
An unpatched bug in Apple's Mail app for iOS mobile devices could easily fool users into giving up their iCloud passwords to phishing hackers.
iOS 9 Gives iPad A Serious Productivity Boost
Commentary  |  6/11/2015  | 
Split-screen multitasking and changes to the keyboard will make the iPad a more powerful productivity machine for road warriors thanks to iOS 9.
BlackBerry Passport 'Oslo' Specs, Photos Leak
Commentary  |  6/10/2015  | 
The BlackBerry Passport 2, or "Oslo," smartphone sports a more curved and rounded casing, but still offers the same square screen as the first Passport handset, according to a published report.
Traversing The MADP Landscape
Commentary  |  6/10/2015  | 
The market for mobile application development platforms is fragmented. Here’s a guide to some of the space’s key players.
Mobile Computing In Essex County: Work Is Something You Do, Not Somewhere You Go
Commentary  |  6/10/2015  | 
Interop London speaker Will Fensom, Head of Architecture, Security, and Configuration Management for Essex County Council, talks about his strategy.
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