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Google Plans To Encrypt Android Data By Default
News  |  9/20/2014  | 
After Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up iOS8 data security, Google says the next version of Android will shield data on devices more effectively.
Facebook Tweaks News Feed Again
News  |  9/19/2014  | 
A new Facebook formula will prioritize recent posts more than relevancy. Here's a primer on what to expect.
Twilio Says MMS Ready For Spotlight
News  |  9/19/2014  | 
Twilio says cloud-based MMS means companies deploying apps can now include MMS messaging more affordably and easily.
Facebook Explains iOS 8 App Privacy Changes
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Despite tweaks to a privacy setting in iOS 8, Facebook says it's not tracking you any more than it already has been.
6 Reorg Steps To Bring Telecom, Mainstream IT Together
Commentary  |  9/18/2014  | 
It's time to bring telecom and other IT services under one umbrella. Keys to success: eliminate silos, consolidate expertise, leverage new skills.
Software Creates More Jobs Than It Destroys, Study Says
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
How is software affecting the overall US economy? Study from Software Industry & Information Association provides new data points.
Enterprise Social Networks: 4 Pillars
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Success starts and ends with integration. Here's how to finally make collaboration click.
iOS 8 Points To Apple's Future
Commentary  |  9/18/2014  | 
iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.
Agile's Successor: Continuous Delivery
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Traditional Agile methods have evolved quickly to address current programming needs. Continuous delivery mixed with select Agile practices equals the preferred way forward.
Have Apple's iPads Peaked?
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Many reviewers consider Apple's new iPhones to be essential upgrades. Now the company needs new iPads that inspire the same excitement.
Facebook Developing App For Private Sharing
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Facebook's in-development "Moments" app could make sharing with small groups easier. Here's what we know, plus tips to manage friend lists now.
Augmented Reality Digital Headsets Get Real
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Augmented reality is about to get compelling. Digital eyewear will make it happen. And it's happening sooner than you think.
BYOA: 4 Steps For CIO Success
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Letting employees bring -- or build -- their own applications can be rewarding for everyone, including the company.
Apple Watch: A Cure For Smartphone Addiction
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Here's how adding another gadget actually might help restore order to our obsessive digital lives.
Microsoft Brings OneNote To Wearables
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Microsoft releases OneNote for Android Wear, gets OneNote ready for iOS 8, and introduces a major Office Lens update for Windows Phone.
Facebook App Privacy Revamp: Check Your Settings
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Facebook's redesigned App Settings page makes it easier to control apps and the information they can access. Here's what you need to know.
Windows Threshold Coming Soon: 9 Predictions
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Microsoft will likely announce a preview of Windows Threshold on September 30. Here's what to expect.
LinkedIn Tips: 5 Ways To Manage Endorsements
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
LinkedIn Endorsements and Recommendations have changed very little, until now. Here's a look at the updates, plus new ways to optimize them.
Microsoft CRM Releases Give Sales, Marketing Veto Power
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Microsoft says coming Dynamics CRM and Marketing apps will let salespeople influence marketing and vice versa. Catching up with Salesforce.com?
Google Android One: India Play
News  |  9/15/2014  | 
Initiative to make Android matter in emerging markets brings its first low-cost phones to India.
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.
Windows Threshold Videos Leak
News  |  9/13/2014  | 
Videos offer a peek at Microsoft's Windows Threshold in action, including Start menu features that could appease keyboard-and-mouse fans who hate Windows 8.
3 Facebook News Feed Changes, Explained
News  |  9/13/2014  | 
This week Facebook launched a privacy tool, more ad options, and two updates to video. Here's a closer look at what's new.
Google Tempts Startups With $100,000 Cloud Credit
News  |  9/12/2014  | 
Google offers startups $100,000 in Google Cloud Platform credit for one year in effort to gain edge over Amazon Web Services.
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.
Tableau Demos Standalone Mobile App
News  |  9/12/2014  | 
Project Elastic for tablets lets users interact with downloaded data via swiping and two-finger zooming.
Tableau Unveils Enterprise Tools
News  |  9/12/2014  | 
BI vendor Tableau shows off live connection to enterprise cloud apps and promises 4X speedup of database engine to cater to large numbers of users.
Beware Of BYOD Benefit Pixie Dust
Commentary  |  9/12/2014  | 
Stop measuring BYOD benefits with empty elixirs like employee productivity and happiness.
Google Makes Apps More Accessible
News  |  9/11/2014  | 
Improved support for screen readers makes Google Apps more inviting to the blind.
Software Development: Don't Ignore What Makes It Hard
News  |  9/11/2014  | 
Team size and location, regulatory constraints, and many other factors make software development a difficult job, beyond the complexity of the software itself. No single formula or methodology can address all needs.
5 Apple Wearables We Wanted But Didn't Get
Commentary  |  9/11/2014  | 
The Apple Watch marks Apple's bold foray into the wearables market, but we were hoping for one more thing. Well, maybe five.
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.
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 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.
#Ebola Lessons: How Social Media Gets Infected
Commentary  |  9/9/2014  | 
Social networks can be both hero and villain during disease outbreaks and other public panics.
LA Moves To Drupal To Improve Website Management
News  |  9/9/2014  | 
Los Angeles will move its 40 sites to the open platform and add features such as user notifications, subscriptions, and event registration.
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.
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.
Apple iPhone:12 Pivotal Moments
News  |  9/6/2014  | 
With Apple expected to announce iPhone 6 on September 9, 2014, we look back at some key milestones in iPhone history.
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.
Healthcare Storage Makeovers: Execs Share Secrets
News  |  9/5/2014  | 
Overhauling their picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) and virtualization environments helped these healthcare execs stem user complaints and save their organizations money.
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.
Box Reshapes Itself As Platform
News  |  9/4/2014  | 
To survive the cloud storage wars, Box has reshaped itself as a platform.
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