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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.
Google Apps Gets New Enterprise Security Features
News  |  11/25/2014  | 
Google for Work users can access a Devices and Activity dashboard to spot suspicious logins and a new security wizard to help navigate security settings.
LinkedIn Tips: 5 New Things To Know
News  |  11/24/2014  | 
LinkedIn's latest updates include blogging and mobile app redesigns, adding certifications to your profile, a custom infographic tool, and WeChat integration.
Web Search, Transformed: Looking Out For You
Commentary  |  11/24/2014  | 
Microsoft Bing director and author Stefan Weitz discusses how sensors, wearables, and big data are changing search.
Ghostery Makes Privacy Marketable
News  |  11/24/2014  | 
Service that blocks Web tracking code turns out to be good for business, too.
Google Contributor: Pay To Block Ads
News  |  11/21/2014  | 
Google launched a new service that blocks ads on some websites in exchange for a nominal monthly subscription.
Grumpy IT Guy Tries Out Gonzo Tech Journalism
Commentary  |  11/21/2014  | 
I want to quit IT, swig booze, do drugs while speeding across America to Las Vegas, and ruminate about the failure of '60s counterculture.
Marketers Should Look Beyond Facebook, Twitter
News  |  11/21/2014  | 
Build social engagement around your own website, Forrester recommends.
Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Commentary  |  11/21/2014  | 
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
News  |  11/20/2014  | 
Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
Does Big Data Need A 'LinkedIn For Analytics'?
News  |  11/20/2014  | 
A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems, says Teradata exec.
Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
News  |  11/20/2014  | 
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
Facebook Groups App Bolsters Microsharing
News  |  11/19/2014  | 
Facebook released yet another standalone app, this time focusing on Groups -- a budding subset of 700,000 users.
Salesforce.com Tweaks Social Studio
News  |  11/19/2014  | 
Salesforce blends social listening, analysis with content publishing and customer engagement, plus touts Wave Analytics Cloud momentum at the Salesforce1 World Tour event.
Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
News  |  11/19/2014  | 
Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Commentary  |  11/19/2014  | 
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
News  |  11/18/2014  | 
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
Facebook's Enterprise Ambition: 3 Big Hurdles
Commentary  |  11/18/2014  | 
Even with 1.3 billion users, Facebook's rumored move into enterprise software faces steep obstacles. Can Facebook transform its reputation from data hog to data guardian?
10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
News  |  11/18/2014  | 
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
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