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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Big Takeaways
News  |  7/23/2014  | 
Microsoft's cloud business is booming, but devices and consumer mindshare remain problems.
Apple Profit Healthy: All Eyes On Fall
News  |  7/23/2014  | 
Sales of iPads proved disappointing, but Apple posted strong iPhone, Mac, and iTunes numbers. The big test comes next quarter.
FDA Mobile Apps Loophole Hazardous For Healthcare
Commentary  |  7/23/2014  | 
The FDA's reluctance to overregulate medical apps opens a pitfall for healthcare organizations that innovate too far ahead of the curve.
Location Analytics + Maps: 10 Eureka Moments
Slideshows  |  7/23/2014  | 
Multiple data sources combined with geographic information (GIS) technology can provide a new level of business insight. Ask smart questions and see where the data takes you.
Apple Preps Larger iPhone
News  |  7/22/2014  | 
Apple's order of up to 80 million devices suggests consumers want a larger iPhone, but will it hurt iPad sales?
Microsoft Earnings: 3 Things To Watch
News  |  7/22/2014  | 
Wall Street has given Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella two thumbs up, so far. But with Windows growth uncertain and Microsoft's cloud businesses still in infancy, Nadella will face questions.
Government IT Priorities: Security Reigns, Cloud Crawls
News  |  7/21/2014  | 
Our new survey shows fed agencies focusing more on security, as they should, but they're still behind the times with cloud use, data center consolidation, and overall innovation.
Google To Turn NYC Payphones Into WiFi Hotspots
News  |  7/21/2014  | 
New York is looking for a payphone payoff. Google, Samsung, and others expected to submit bids for the project.
Internet of Sports: How Seattle Sounders Track Performance
News  |  7/21/2014  | 
The US soccer powerhouse uses wearable devices and data visualization to analyze the fitness levels of stars like Clint Dempsey.
Microsoft's Productivity Story: Showtime For Nadella
News  |  7/21/2014  | 
Give the Microsoft CEO credit for his articulate vision. Now comes the hard part: execution.
EU Tells Apple, Google: Limit In-App Purchasing
News  |  7/19/2014  | 
"Children must be better protected when playing online," EU Commissioner declares in in-app goods crackdown.
Apple-IBM Deal: 9 Moves Rivals Should Make
Slideshows  |  7/18/2014  | 
With Apple and IBM allied to advance iOS in the enterprise, these mobile technology companies must scramble to remain contenders. Here's how they could respond.
Telemedicine Guidelines Leave Plenty Of Questions
Commentary  |  7/17/2014  | 
Federation of State Medical Boards and American Medical Association telemedicine standards provide a good starting point, but their definitions are too narrow.
IBM-Apple Deal Feeds CIO App Ambitions
Commentary  |  7/17/2014  | 
But do CIOs want Apple-only, ready-made apps? Custom, in-house apps have advantages.
ServiceNow Says IT Service Automation's Time Has Come
News  |  7/17/2014  | 
CEO Frank Slootman, backed by KPMG survey results, says time is right to build services that cut across devices and employee groups.
Tech Titans: Midyear Report Card
Commentary  |  7/17/2014  | 
Amazon, Google, and other major tech players went on a shopping spree in the first half of 2014. Here's a look at who won, who lost, and why -- along with a peek ahead.
7 Ways To Escape Communications Dark Ages
Commentary  |  7/17/2014  | 
Here's how unified communication tools can improve processes, cut costs, and drive new business. Second of a multipart series.
Microsoft's Nadella: Productivity Is Our Soul
News  |  7/16/2014  | 
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella promises Worldwide Partner Conference audience that productivity tools will top the company's priorities in the age of mobile and cloud.
Apple, IBM Will Woo Enterprises: Mobile Bombshell
News  |  7/16/2014  | 
The two former rivals join forces to sell enterprises on iOS hardware and business apps backed by IBM services. Can the duo dominate the enterprise mobile market?
Box Uncaps Storage, Cozies Up To Microsoft
News  |  7/15/2014  | 
In bid to end the storage wars, Box offers Business customers unlimited cloud storage. Next up: Microsoft Office integration.
iPhone 6: 8 Ideas Ripped From Rivals?
Slideshows  |  7/15/2014  | 
As the iPhone 6 rumor mill speeds up, check out some of the predicted features that we've seen -- in other smartphones.
Net Neutrality: Comment Period Closing
News  |  7/15/2014  | 
As the comment period for the FCC's proposed broadband rules closes Tuesday, Web giants weigh in on traffic prioritization.
Microsoft Pushes Partners To Cloud
News  |  7/14/2014  | 
At its Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft urged partners to focus on cloud services and revealed new programs and resources to help them transition.
Internet Of Household Things: Convince Me
Commentary  |  7/14/2014  | 
My washer needs to speak to my grill? I'm talking back to IoT devices that talk behind my back.
Smartphones Of The Future: 6 Cool Technologies
Slideshows  |  7/14/2014  | 
What will smartphones do next? Check out these technologies and ideas for next-gen gadgets.
Microsoft Partners Conference: 3 Things To Watch
News  |  7/12/2014  | 
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding positive momentum into the Worldwide Partner Conference, but he will face questions ranging from recent Office 365 outages to the status of Windows 9.
China Labels iPhone A Security Threat
News  |  7/11/2014  | 
State media says the iPhone's ability to collect user location data is dangerous.
Silent Circle Challenges Skype, Telecoms With Encrypted Calling
News  |  7/11/2014  | 
Blackphone maker's affordable encrypted calls could appeal to security-conscious businesses.
Nadella Charts Microsoft's Future: 5 Key Points
News  |  7/11/2014  | 
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella distances himself from predecessor Ballmer's vision, pins company's future on a "mobile-first, cloud-first" agenda.
Tablet Sales Sag
News  |  7/10/2014  | 
Tablet sales slumped for the first time since the iPad's introduction, suggesting that more consumers may be opting for large-screen smartphones.
'Windows To Go' Device Wins Federal Cryptographic Certification
News  |  7/10/2014  | 
With FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certification, the Imation IronKey portable USB-based workspace becomes a mobility option for both civilian and military agencies.
9 Books IT Leaders Should Read
Commentary  |  7/9/2014  | 
Here's a mix of business books and compelling novels to help inspire new ideas this summer.
Google Apps: 5 New Features For Businesses
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
Catch up on the newest Google Apps features, including a premium version of Google+, Hangouts integration with Microsoft Outlook, and new admin controls.
Android Data Wipe Leaves Personal Data
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
Factory reset tool on Android smartphones does not remove all photos, emails, chats, and other personal data, says security firm.
Samsung Smartphone Juggernaut Shows Signs Of Weakness
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
Slower-than-expected smartphone and tablet sales lead Samsung to warn investors about profit drop.
Isis Flees Brand Tainted By Terror
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
There's no such thing as bad publicity, unless the publicity is really bad. Just ask the mobile payments service formerly known as Isis.
3 BYOD Risk Prevention Strategies
Commentary  |  7/8/2014  | 
An effective BYOD plan must balance control with convenience. Here's what to keep in mind.
Shadow IT Is An Opportunity, Not A Problem
Commentary  |  7/8/2014  | 
Shadow IT isnít a scourge. Itís an opportunity for IT to engage the business and add value, says CBS Interactiveís Steve Comstock.
PC Market: Don't Call It A Revival
News  |  7/7/2014  | 
Ultramobile hybrids and Windows XP upgrades have slowed the bleeding but the PC slump hasn't ended.
Internet of Things Done Wrong Stifles Innovation
Commentary  |  7/7/2014  | 
Anticipate and embrace the changes the Internet of things will bring or it will do more harm than good.
TSA Requires Charged Devices At Some Overseas Airports
News  |  7/7/2014  | 
Homeland Security tells US-bound air travelers at certain overseas airports that mobile devices need to be operational when boarding, or gadgets will be confiscated.
The Internet Of Small Things Spurs Big Business
Commentary  |  7/7/2014  | 
IoT scenarios that appear consumer-centric and disposable hold broad business opportunities.
4 Steps To Build A Better Mobile Business
Commentary  |  7/7/2014  | 
Designing a mobile app that solves real business problems requires a four-step approach. Here's how jeweler Alex and Ani did it.
Robots Rising: 7 Real-Life Roles
Slideshows  |  7/7/2014  | 
Today's robots feature improved components and capabilities that take them out of labs and into oceans, hospitals -- perhaps even your workplace. Take a closer look.
Facebook Mood Manipulation: 10 Bigger Problems
Commentary  |  7/5/2014  | 
Facebook's failure to communicate about its mood experiment is the least of the things Internet companies do to us.
10 Ways Google Must Improve Android
Slideshows  |  7/5/2014  | 
Google's upcoming Android "L" version introduces improvements including Android for Work and stronger app security. But Google still has plenty of gaps to fill.
Google Rolls Out Android Wear Apps
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
Google has updated most Android devices to be compatible with Android Wear and a new batch of apps.
Salesforce.com Bolsters Mobile Data Visualization
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
Salesforce1 Mobile app gains drillable dashboards, sharable snapshots, and links to third-party visualization tools including Google Charts.
Android Wear Gives Google Edge In Smartwatch Race
News  |  7/2/2014  | 
Google stands to gain a firm(er) foothold in the wearables market ahead of Apple's iWatch.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini: Dialed-Down Specs
News  |  7/1/2014  | 
Samsung's new mini smartphone offers most of the GS5's defining features, but power users will be disappointed.
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