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Cablevision's Freewheel Promises Inexpensive WiFi Calling
News  |  1/26/2015  | 
By bypassing cellular networks, Cablevision aims to woo budget-conscious mobile customers.
Ford Opens Palo Alto Research Center
News  |  1/24/2015  | 
The company's focus on mobility has led it to expand its presence in Silicon Valley.
Google Glass Killed: For Now
News  |  1/16/2015  | 
The Google Glass Explorer Program is shutting down for now, but this isn't the end of the company's plans for Glass or wearable computing.
Verizon Wireless Customers Face 'Zombie Cookies'
News  |  1/15/2015  | 
Cookie files placed on the phones of Verizon Wireless customers by the ad company Turn return to life even after they've been deleted.
Facebook For Work App: Dislike
Commentary  |  1/15/2015  | 
Facebook for Work might be a success, but I'm changing my status to "no way."
Google Domains Service Opens For Business
News  |  1/14/2015  | 
US residents can now purchase and manage Internet domains through Google.
Microsoft Delve Boards Simplify Content Search, Sharing
News  |  1/7/2015  | 
Microsoft's new boards feature makes it easier for MS Office users to find and share work-related information.
Facebook Acquires Voice Recognition Startup Wit.ai
News  |  1/6/2015  | 
Wit.ai lets developers add Siri-like capabilities to apps, robots, wearables, and more.
ThinkUp: How You Really Look On Social Networks
News  |  1/5/2015  | 
How do you look to recruiters and hiring managers based on social activity? This service aims to make you more aware of your Facebook and Twitter activity.
Windows 10 Preview: How To Try It, Safely
News  |  12/31/2014  | 
Want to test drive the Windows 10 Technical Preview without screwing up your computer? Windows 8.1's built-in virtualization technology makes it easy.
5 Facebook Wishes For 2015
News  |  12/30/2014  | 
Facebook tweaked this and that in 2014, but there are still several improvements we'd like to see.
10 Threats Worse Than Artificial Intelligence
News  |  12/30/2014  | 
Killer robots and malicious computers may keep technical geniuses up at night, but we need more artificial intelligence to keep natural stupidity in check.
5 Education Tech Trends For 2015
Commentary  |  12/29/2014  | 
Education is being flipped on its head by technology. Teachers see the promise -- and the pitfalls.
6 Tips For Managing Worldwide Offices
Commentary  |  12/26/2014  | 
Set clear goals, communicate in real-time, and other advice for keeping far-flung teams on the same page.
Top 10 Social Network Blunders Of 2014
Slideshows  |  12/26/2014  | 
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media sites really stepped in it this year. Check out these 10 boneheaded moves that infuriated users.
A Journalist Codes: 4 Lessons Learned
Commentary  |  12/23/2014  | 
A journalist who writes about software writes his own and finds out coding is not easy. In fact, easy is particularly hard.
Microsoft: 5 Must-Do's In 2015
Commentary  |  12/23/2014  | 
Microsoft had a strong 2014. To continue its momentum, the company has some work to do next year.
Top 10 Social Media Fails Of 2014
Slideshows  |  12/22/2014  | 
Businesses learn lessons the hard way when their social media posts go wrong. Have a look at the businesses that made this year's naughty list.
Facebook Dumps Microsoft Bing
News  |  12/15/2014  | 
Facebook ends its partnership with Bing in favor of its own internal search engine, Facebook Search.
Federal Smartphone App Aims To End DUIs
News  |  12/15/2014  | 
Government-backed app estimates user's blood-alcohol content, offers to call a taxi if smartphone owner can't pass the traffic games.
Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
News  |  12/15/2014  | 
After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
Big Data Tool Analyzes Intentions: Cool Or Creepy?
News  |  12/15/2014  | 
Lexalytics intention analysis tool determines what you're going to do before you do it, the company says. This goes beyond sentiment analysis.
LinkedIn Site Makeover: What's New
News  |  12/13/2014  | 
LinkedIn streamlines its homepage and adds new tools to user profiles. Here's what you need to know.
Web Becomes Less Free
News  |  12/12/2014  | 
Censorship, lack of privacy, and other ills threaten the health of the Web, says World Wide Web Foundation.
Cisco Reveals Analytics Strategy
News  |  12/12/2014  | 
Cisco says insights can't wait for data to travel from Internet of Things devices to the data center. Its solution: Analysis at the network's edge.
Most Wasteful Government Tech Projects Of 2014
Slideshows  |  12/12/2014  | 
The federal government continues to pour millions into redundant and bloated projects, critics say. Check out some of the worst offenders according to GAO.
Google News Will Shut Down In Spain
News  |  12/11/2014  | 
A Spanish law that takes effect in January will require payments for including article snippets in Google News, and Google says the price is too high.
Windows 10 Likely To Go Freemium, Analysts Say
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
Microsoft needs new ways to generate revenue, and a subscription-based Windows 10 version is a likely approach. But consumers may get a basic version for free.
The Long Death Of Project Hosting Sites
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
Last month, Microsoft and Google bypassed their own code hosts to post major code projects on GitHub. The once-favored hosts have begun a long, familiar decline.
Can Google's ReCAPTCHA Swat The Bots?
Commentary  |  12/10/2014  | 
New API promises to cut down on the annoyance factor of proving to websites we're human.
The Right Training Tech For A Tech Career
Commentary  |  12/10/2014  | 
For aspiring computer programmers, video and online collaboration provide an edge over those training in isolation.
Google In 2015: 11 Predictions
Commentary  |  12/10/2014  | 
Forget "peak Google." The year ahead will bring slower but continued expansion and diversification.
8 Facebook Privacy Settings To Check
Slideshows  |  12/10/2014  | 
Facebook's renewed focus on privacy brought new settings and apps to the social network in 2014. Check out the settings you should review.
Kids And Tech: How Much Is Enough?
Commentary  |  12/9/2014  | 
On the question of kids and screen time, educators and cognitive scientists still have more questions than answers.
Facebook Search: 5 Privacy Fixes
News  |  12/9/2014  | 
Facebook's search engine, Graph Search, makes it easier for friends to find old posts buried in your profile. Here are five ways you can review your content and adjust your privacy settings.
8 STEM Websites To Excite Kids About Tech
News  |  12/9/2014  | 
Check out these cool sites for the future IT pros of the world.
10 Ways To Improve Your Personal Brand
Slideshows  |  12/9/2014  | 
Want to boost your career credibility? Consider this expert advice on strengthening a personal brand.
9 Implausible Tech Products For 2015
Commentary  |  12/9/2014  | 
Technology sometimes pushes the boundaries of usefulness and good taste. We're pushing back with these nine outrageous (and bogus) products due out in 2015.
Microsoft Partners To Offer Hybrid Cloud Bundle
News  |  12/8/2014  | 
Microsoft, Accenture, and Avanade join forces to help enterprises migrate and manage applications between public and private clouds.
Holiday Gift Guide 2015: What Techies Want
Slideshows  |  12/5/2014  | 
Need to show your appreciation for the techies in your life? Back away from the knockoff Bluetooth speakers and consider these can't-miss gift ideas.
Facebook Tackles Malware With ESET Partnership
News  |  12/3/2014  | 
ESET joins two other Facebook security partners, Trend Micro and F-Secure, to help protect Facebook users from malicious software in news feeds and messages.
Google Gets Better At Spotting Humans
News  |  12/3/2014  | 
Google's revised reCAPTCHA test promises to help website users solve security puzzles faster -- unless they are using a browser's private mode or some other privacy measure.
Twitter Overhauls Harassment Reporting Tools
News  |  12/3/2014  | 
Twitter announces improvements to its blocking feature, plus redesigned tools that make it easier for users to report abusive activity.
HP Ultra-Thin Business Notebooks Use Intel Core M
News  |  12/2/2014  | 
Billed as the thinnest and lightest notebook for business, HP's new EliteBook Folio 1020 is slimmer than Apple's MacBook Air.
5 Ways To Manage LinkedIn Email Notifications
News  |  12/2/2014  | 
Drowning in LinkedIn emails? Here's a look at five settings you can change to prevent email overload.
9 Google Apps Tips: Productivity Boosters
Slideshows  |  12/2/2014  | 
Check out these little-known Google Apps features that can make you more efficient and less irritated.
Twitter App Tracking: How To Opt Out
News  |  12/1/2014  | 
New Twitter setting tracks the apps you install on your mobile devices. Here's how it uses this information and how you can opt out.
Twitter Offers Turn Credit Cards Into Coupons
News  |  11/26/2014  | 
Twitter targets advertisers with its latest commerce program, which lets users store discounts on their credit cards.
Americans Flunk Internet History
News  |  11/26/2014  | 
Pew Research finds gaps in what people understand about the technology they use daily.
10 Windows Tablets, Laptops Under $200: Holiday Steals
Slideshows  |  11/26/2014  | 
Gadget shoppers can choose from an array of sub-$200 Windows 8.1 tablets and laptops -- offering more power than you'd guess.
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