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Microsoft's Minecraft Buy: 6 Interesting Facts
News  |  9/15/2014  | 
Microsoft acquisition of game developer Mojang is turning heads. Here's some context.
How To Hire Developers Fast And Build Things
Commentary  |  9/15/2014  | 
To have the best team of developers you must have a distributed team of developers.
Apple Sells 4M iPhones In 24 Hours
News  |  9/15/2014  | 
Apple said preorders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shattered previous records.
Mining WiFi Data: Retail Privacy Pitfalls
Commentary  |  9/15/2014  | 
WiFi data mining starts with anonymous tracking, but it can lead to personal details in social profiles. Interop New York session explores opportunities and limits for retailers.
iPhone Demand Takes Down Apple Web Store
News  |  9/12/2014  | 
Early buyers in the US met frustration as Apple's website strained under the heavy load and iPhone 6 Plus sold out.
Chromebooks Now Can Run Android Apps
News  |  9/12/2014  | 
Only four Android apps now run on Chrome OS, but Google insists there will be more.
Beware Of BYOD Benefit Pixie Dust
Commentary  |  9/12/2014  | 
Stop measuring BYOD benefits with empty elixirs like employee productivity and happiness.
Apple iPhone 6 Goes On Sale: Pricing Details
News  |  9/11/2014  | 
Carriers and retailers have laid out their plans to sell you Apple's new iPhones.
Apple Watch And The Threat To Rolex
Commentary  |  9/11/2014  | 
Watchmakers are now firmly in the software business, like it or not. You probably are, too.
Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
Facebook Updates Put Spotlight On Video
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
Facebook rolls out a view counter and new tools for businesses to capitalize on video's growing presence on the social network.
Apple's New iPhones Vs. Rivals
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
How do the new iPhones stack up against some of today's leading devices? We examine displays, processors, cameras, and more.
Apple Watch: Smart But Not Smart Enough
Commentary  |  9/10/2014  | 
Apple Watch's design may appear smart, but it must be even smarter to make it in the hot and increasingly crowded wearables market.
IDF: Edison Leads Intel Into Wearables
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
Postage-stamp sized chip aims to power the consumer Internet of Things.
Apple Watch Misnomer: Wireless Charging
Commentary  |  9/10/2014  | 
I thought Apple would surely announce phones or a wearable capable of magnetic resonance charging -- and I was sorely disappointed.
Intel Touts Tablets, Moore's Law At IDF
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
Intel execs at IDF promoted ultra-thin tablets, showed off depth-sensing cameras -- and repeated the mantra that PCs aren't dead yet.
U2 Album Giveaway: What's Apple's Angle?
Commentary  |  9/10/2014  | 
As part of iPhone and Apple Watch launch hoopla, 500 million iTunes subscribers get U2's "Songs of Innocence" for free. But what do Apple and U2 hope to gain?
Apple iCloud Hack's Other Victim: Cloud Trust
Commentary  |  9/10/2014  | 
Our flash poll finds users feel more vulnerable about cloud security in general. No wonder: Apple's opening statement of indignation now sounds a little hollow.
3 Reasons Government Must Invest In Mobile Software
Commentary  |  9/10/2014  | 
Government needs apps that meet regulatory requirements, as well as the needs of its workers.
Apple Pay: Mobile Payments' Long-Awaited Star?
News  |  9/9/2014  | 
Apple Pay sounds easy to use, but will it be the mobile wallet system that finally cracks the market?
Apple iPhone 6, Apple Watch: What's Missing
News  |  9/9/2014  | 
Apple did many things right with its new iPhone and Watch hardware, but left a few key technologies out of the mix.
Twitter Buy Button Allows In-App Shopping
News  |  9/9/2014  | 
Tweets from select brands will feature embedded Buy buttons that let users make purchases without leaving Twitter's iOS or Android apps.
IoT, Mobile Give Government IT New Challenges
News  |  9/9/2014  | 
New mobile devices and the coming Internet of Things might change the way government identifies workers and allows data access, say experts.
HTC One (M8) With Windows Phone 8.1: Hands On
Commentary  |  9/8/2014  | 
Windows Phone fans finally have flagship variety with HTC's One (M8). But it probably won't tempt Android or iOS users to Windows Phone 8.1.
iWatch: Expected Star Of Apple's Show
News  |  9/8/2014  | 
New iPhones are expected from Apple Tuesday, but Apple's first smartwatch could steal the applause.
Navigating New Internet Domains
Commentary  |  9/8/2014  | 
New Internet domain extensions keep increasing. Registering for one is pricey, but most businesses can't afford not to.
iPhone 6: Don't Judge It By Its Cover
Commentary  |  9/8/2014  | 
Taller than a Galaxy S5. Tougher than Gorilla Glass. Softer contours than the iPhone 5. But it's what's inside that really counts.
Intel Pursues PC Revival With Core M Chips
News  |  9/8/2014  | 
Intel finally takes the covers off its next-gen "Broadwell" chips. Will they spur the long-awaited PC market bounce-back?
Salesforce.com Launches $100 Million Mobile Development Fund
News  |  9/8/2014  | 
Salesforce.com establishes dedicated fund for startups building mobile apps on Salesforce1 platform.
Dell Business Laptops: Intel Broadwell Inside
News  |  9/5/2014  | 
Dell refreshes its business laptop line, trying to cater to the widening spectrum of user needs. Devices are among the first using Intel's next-gen "Broadwell" processors.
Moto X Smartphone, Moto 360 Smartwatch Debut
News  |  9/5/2014  | 
Motorola reveals two new smartphones, a Bluetooth headset, and its long-awaited smartwatch.
Humana's LeClaire: The Quantifiable CIO
News  |  9/5/2014  | 
Humana CIO Brian LeClaire loves his Fitbit at home -- and leans heavily on mobile, social, cloud, and analytics at work.
Salesforce.com Adds Devices To Wearables Platform
News  |  9/4/2014  | 
Epson, Jawbone, and Oculus join the Salesforce Wear device ecosystem as ISVs begin churning out apps.
Why The Industrial IoT Must Be Mobile
News  |  9/4/2014  | 
The Internet of Things demands reliable connectivity, yet standards are up in the air. Here's what that means for your strategy.
Nokia, HTC Go Selfie Crazy
News  |  9/4/2014  | 
Smartphones showcased at IFA put an emphasis on self portraits.
Box Reshapes Itself As Platform
News  |  9/4/2014  | 
To survive the cloud storage wars, Box has reshaped itself as a platform.
Microsoft Product Placement: 4 Awkward Moments
Commentary  |  9/4/2014  | 
Microsoft has spent a fortune on product placement, often with hilarious results.
Super Cheap Windows Devices Emerge At IFA
News  |  9/3/2014  | 
Asus, Acer, and Toshiba announce some of the most affordable Windows devices ever at the IFA trade show in Berlin, with prices as low as $120. Is the user experience up to snuff?
Samsung, Sony Serve Up Smartphone Feast
News  |  9/3/2014  | 
Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 was one of five new handsets to debut on the first day of IFA conference in Berlin.
Next-Shoring: New Frontier For Manufacturing?
Commentary  |  9/3/2014  | 
The speed of manufacturing is accelerating, requiring a combo of nearshoring and unified communications.
How To Spot An Obsolete Communications Strategy
Commentary  |  9/3/2014  | 
Consider these topologies and approaches to lower costs, improve productivity, and drive new business.
Google Enterprise Rebranded 'Google For Work'
News  |  9/2/2014  | 
Name change aims to better reflect Google's business customers and shift focus from the term 'enterprise.'
Future Of Work: 5 Trends For CIOs
Commentary  |  9/2/2014  | 
Social business, big data, and the Millennial workforce are just some of the trends causing disruption. Here's how CIOs can stay ahead of the curve.
No Reason To Buy A Tablet Anymore
Commentary  |  9/2/2014  | 
The natural number of personal electronics devices is two: one in the pocket and one in the bag. Now, thanks to ever-larger smartphones and the latest 2-in-1 laptops, order is being restored.
Space: Next Big Data Frontier?
News  |  9/2/2014  | 
Relaxed regulations and greater affordability soon could fill the skies with satellites put there to collect images and other data for businesses hoping to get a leg up on the competition.
Talk Nerdy To Me: 10 Geeky Pickup Lines
Commentary  |  9/2/2014  | 
Bachelors and bachelorettes of IT, don't be afraid to use your tech smarts to break the ice.
Tablet Shipment Forecast Down
News  |  9/2/2014  | 
Two consecutive quarters of soft sales point to less growth in the tablet market than previously believed.
Apple iPhone 6: Mobile Payments Pioneer?
News  |  8/30/2014  | 
Apple's latest iPhone could help bring mobile payments to the mainstream.
Microsoft Enhances OneDrive Mobile Apps
News  |  8/29/2014  | 
As the cloud storage wars rage on, Microsoft looks to make OneDrive and OneDrive for Business more cohesive, starting on Android.
Facebook News Feeds To Get Event Ads
News  |  8/29/2014  | 
Facebook's newest ad unit lets businesses promote events within users' news feeds. Here's what to expect.
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