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SAP Lays Out Its Internet Of Things Platform
Commentary  |  5/6/2015  | 
SAP's IoT platform envisions companies tying a "device cloud" back to SAP enterprise apps for predictive analytics and process monitoring.
4 Ways IT Can Inspire Business Confidence
Commentary  |  5/6/2015  | 
An EMC study revealed that business leaders don't think their companies are ready for the data-driven future. Worse, they have no confidence in IT to correct course. Here's why it happened, and what IT can do to win back the confidence of business execs.
Microsoft Office Moves Deeper Into Cloud, Mobile
News  |  5/5/2015  | 
Microsoft announced a host of changes to its productivity suite poised to affect desktop and Office 365 customers later this year. The emphasis is on cloud and mobility.
Windows 10 Updates, Edge Browser: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  5/2/2015  | 
Microsoft updated its eager customer base with more details on Windows 10, its new Edge Browser, Hololens, and more during its 2015 Build conference.
Salesforce Deal: Who Could Buy It?
Commentary  |  5/1/2015  | 
A report sparked widespread speculation about the future of Salesforce. Is it ripe for acquisition, and, if so, which tech giant might buy it?
Windows 10, HoloLens: 7 Things We Learned From Microsoft Build
News  |  4/30/2015  | 
Windows 10 will host iOS and Android apps, turn mobile phones into PCs, and come equipped with a newly named Microsoft Edge browser.
Enterprise Mobile Strategy, Meet The Connected Toilet
News  |  4/29/2015  | 
The way you're thinking about mobile may not be broad enough.
Time Killers At Work: How To Avoid Them
Slideshows  |  4/29/2015  | 
Here are four ways we lose precious time at work, and alternatives that can return hours to our weeks.
Boeing's 3D Projects Invigorate IT, Manufacturing
News  |  4/28/2015  | 
Boeing, the No. 2 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, is running augmented reality projects that are uniting its R&D, IT, and manufacturing teams.
iPhone 6 Sales Help Drive $58B In Revenue For Apple
News  |  4/27/2015  | 
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shone during a record-breaking quarter that earned Apple $58 billion in revenue.
Delivery Drone Or Death Machine?
Slideshows  |  4/26/2015  | 
Drones can help or harm. Figuring out how to respond to them isn't going to be easy.
Windows 10 App Updates, Earnings Report: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/25/2015  | 
The good: positive quarterly earnings report, promise of Office 365 security updates, new Windows 10 Build. The bad: Windows, Office financials. Here's a look at Microsoft's week.
Microsoft Earnings: Cloud Dominates As Windows, Office Tumble
News  |  4/24/2015  | 
Microsoft revenue hit $21.7 billion this past quarter as cloud services boomed, offsetting poor performance by its core Windows and Office products.
Your Audi As Amazon Package Drop
News  |  4/23/2015  | 
Amazon, Audi, and DHL plan to test delivering packages to the trunk of your car.
10 Apple Watch Apps For Business, Productivity
Slideshows  |  4/23/2015  | 
Salesforce, Microsoft, and Evernote are three of many companies developing Apple Watch apps focused on productivity and collaboration.
Google FI Wireless Service: By Invitation Only, For Now
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
Early access is available to those with a Nexus 6 smartphone who sign up to request an invitation, have a Gmail address, and live in a US zip code within the wireless coverage area.
Apple Watch Apps Booming, But Display Toughness Questioned
Commentary  |  4/22/2015  | 
The Apple Watch will have no shortage of apps available out of the gate, but the most popular model is also the most susceptible to damage, according to tests.
ServiceNow Offers Service Platform, Opens Store
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
ServiceNow, the IT help desk automation company, is making its platform available to customers and third parties in order to launch their own SaaS apps.
Microsoft Office 365 Security Updates Revealed
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
New features for Office 365, announced during the RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco this week, aim to enhance data privacy.
Microsoft Office On Android: How To Install
Slideshows  |  4/22/2015  | 
Microsoft is looking to expand its Office suite beyond its traditional base. Here's a look at how to install and use Office on Android smartphones and tablet.
Google Maps Lets Users Search For Loch Ness Monster
Commentary  |  4/21/2015  | 
The Loch Ness Monster probably doesn't exist, but Google Maps is putting a new level of fun back into the hunt for Nessie.
Android Wear Promises Less Phone Dependence
News  |  4/20/2015  | 
The latest update to Android for wearable devices allows connections with phones on distant networks.
Windows 10 Universal Apps Update Coming To Phones
News  |  4/18/2015  | 
Microsoft announces Office Universal apps preview for Windows 10 on Windows Phone and details of Office 2016.
Skype For Business, Windows Security Flaws: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/18/2015  | 
Security and collaboration were key themes this week as Microsoft announced news surrounding bug fixes, Office Delve, Skype, and partnerships.
L.A. District Seeks Refund From Apple Amid Investigations
News  |  4/17/2015  | 
The Los Angeles Unified School District's ambitious plan to provide an iPad for every student has been derailed by questions about the contract bidding process and dissatisfaction with the software.
Cyanogen Partners With Microsoft To Challenge Google
News  |  4/16/2015  | 
Cyanogen's version of Android will include Microsoft apps and services.
Microsoft, Yahoo: The Search Party Continues
News  |  4/16/2015  | 
Microsoft and Yahoo renew their 2009 partnership to enhance the search experience across platforms and boost value for advertisers.
Google Disputes EU Antitrust Charges
News  |  4/15/2015  | 
Google insists that its conduct has been lawful and beneficial to the market.
BlackBerry Leap Debuts In UK, Coming To US Soon
News  |  4/15/2015  | 
Down but by no means out, beleaguered BlackBerry looks to recapture marketshare with the Leap smartphone, which is headed to the US soon.
Apple's ResearchKit Targets Fitness, Healthcare Markets
News  |  4/15/2015  | 
Apple's ResearchKit is an open-source framework designed for the healthcare and fitness markets as a way to collect data and analyze larger groups of patients.
The Sharing Economy: Access Is The New Ownership
News  |  4/15/2015  | 
A report from PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts that revenue in five key sectors of the sharing economy could reach $335 billion by 2025.
Microsoft Buys Datazen For Mobile BI
News  |  4/14/2015  | 
The Datazen acquisition will enhance Microsoft's focus on mobile data analytics and accelerate its Power BI strategy.
Microsoft Office Delve: Updates, Mobile App
News  |  4/14/2015  | 
Additions to Office Delve include new people-based search, authoring canvas, and mobile apps for iOS and Android smartphones.
Microsoft: Skype For Business Arrives
News  |  4/14/2015  | 
Microsoft is delivering on its promise to make Skype for Business generally available to Office 365 customers.
Twilio In-App Video Service Debuts
News  |  4/14/2015  | 
Developers now have an easy way to implement video calling within apps.
Microsoft Office 365 MDM: Hits And Misses
Slideshows  |  4/12/2015  | 
Microsoft is offering free mobile device management (MDM) features for all commercial users of its Office 365 cloud-based services. Here we break down what it can and can't do for your organization.
Windows 10 Redstone, Dropbox Partnership: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/11/2015  | 
Microsoft news from this week included a new build of Windows 10 for phones and details on a major Windows 10 update in 2016.
Windows 10: Mobile Build 10051 Released
News  |  4/10/2015  | 
The newest version of Microsoft Windows 10 for phones brings a version of Project Spartan and new mail, messaging, and calendar apps.
Microsoft Office Online Adds More Dropbox Integration
News  |  4/10/2015  | 
Microsoft is strengthening its relationship with cloud storage provider Dropbox by adding additional integration with its Office Online suite.
Bill Gates: Microsoft Turns 40
News  |  4/6/2015  | 
On Microsoft's 40th birthday, Bill Gates shares his vision that the company will "make the power of technology accessible to everyone."
Surface 3, Project Spartan Demo: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/4/2015  | 
A new Windows 10 desktop build that offered a glimpse at Project Spartan, and Surface 3 release were among the headlines coming from Redmond this week.
Microsoft Office Lens Comes to iOS, Android
News  |  4/3/2015  | 
Microsoft's smartphone-compatible pocket scanner, Office Lens, is available in full and preview versions on iOS and Android.
4 Video Games Every Office Should Play Together
Slideshows  |  4/3/2015  | 
Video games are more than just fun and games. Learn how the right games can create a more collaborative, loyal and effective staff.
Google Drive For Work Gets Limits
News  |  4/1/2015  | 
IT administrators have been telling Google that they want to be able to limit how Google Drive files can be used. Now, Google is obliging.
Microsoft Streamlines Visual Studio Pricing, Structure
News  |  4/1/2015  | 
In looking to make life a little easier for developers, Microsoft is streamlining its Visual Studio offerings, and detailing a new pricing structure.
Amazon Buy Button: 1-Click Ordering Minus The Click
News  |  3/31/2015  | 
With its Dash Button and Dash Replenishment Service, Amazon aims to take the Internet of Things mainstream.
Microsoft 'Project Spartan': Hands-On Demo
Slideshows  |  3/31/2015  | 
Microsoft's Project Spartan, the browser designed to replace Internet Explorer, is available for testing on Windows 10.
Gmail Android App Connects Yahoo, Microsoft Accounts
News  |  3/31/2015  | 
In its latest update to Gmail, Google is offering additional support for Yahoo and Microsoft accounts by giving users a unified view of their different email addresses.
Adobe's Comp CC Layout App Available For iPad
News  |  3/31/2015  | 
Adobe is bringing its Comp CC layout application to the iPad through the Apple App Store, giving designers another mobile option for their needs.
Microsoft Office 365 Gets MDM Boost
News  |  3/30/2015  | 
Mobile device management becomes generally available in Office 365 to meet growing need for secure mobile productivity.
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