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10 Handy iPhone Apps Worth Downloading
Slideshows  |  8/25/2015  | 
These financial, health, travel, and productivity apps will only cost you the time it takes to download them.
Office 365 Tops Business Cloud Apps, Study Finds
News  |  8/20/2015  | 
Microsoft Office 365 is the most frequently deployed business app across the globe, according to a report that studied 4,000 of-the-shelf cloud-based products.
Ad Blocking Costing Websites $21B In Revenue, Report Finds
Commentary  |  8/20/2015  | 
A new report from PageFair and Adobe finds ad blocking software will cost websites more than $21 billion in lost revenue this year, and that's only expected to increase in 2016.
Goldman Sachs Puts Elasticsearch To Work
News  |  8/17/2015  | 
Wall Street financial services firm Goldman Sachs benefits from a broader use of open source search engine. Learn how its programmers use it on code projects.
11 Programming Languages That Lost Their Mojo
Slideshows  |  8/16/2015  | 
Programming languages come and go. Here are 11 that have given up the spotlight to more modern options.
Windows 10 Security Updates, Skype News: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/15/2015  | 
This week's Microsoft news roundup includes Build 10512 for Windows 10 Mobile, Skype for Business on iOS and Android, and some major Windows 10 security fixes.
10 Google Milestones: From Stanford Dorm To Alphabet
Slideshows  |  8/13/2015  | 
In the last 25 years, Google has staked out its position as one of the world's preeminent technology companies by almost single-handedly creating Web searching as we know it. Here's a look at 10 key moments, from its inception at Stanford to this week's Alphabet restructuring.
Alphabet Rewrites Google's Script
News  |  8/12/2015  | 
A corporate reorganization completes the transformation Larry Page began when he took over in 2011. Moving Google under Alphabet will shelter the company's brands from one another.
Skype For Business Apps Enter iOS, Android Preview
News  |  8/11/2015  | 
Following the launch of Skype for Business on Windows Phone, Microsoft releases app previews for iOS and Android devices.
Windows 10 Updates, Outlook For Apple Watch: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/8/2015  | 
The week following Microsoft's Windows 10 launch brought new OS updates, CRM acquisitions, and apps for Android Wear and Apple Watch.
Microsoft Outlook, Other Apps Coming To Apple Watch, Android Wear
News  |  8/7/2015  | 
Microsoft Outlook for Apple Watch is one of a few new productivity apps being released for Apple and Android wearables.
Google Fighting New Right To Be Forgotten Proposal
News  |  8/6/2015  | 
A French commission believes delisting from Google search engines should be carried out across all versions of the search engine. Unsurprisingly, Google disagrees.
Windows 10 For Xbox Adds To 'One Microsoft' Vision
News  |  8/5/2015  | 
Microsoft has announced plans to tie Xbox into its Windows 10 ecosystem with a September preview and November launch.
Microsoft Sway Launches For Windows 10, Office 365
News  |  8/5/2015  | 
Sway, a digital storytelling app, has exited public preview. It is now available online and in the Windows Store.
ICANN Proposal: Internet With Less US Oversight
News  |  8/5/2015  | 
An Internet governance committee is seeking comment on a proposal for managing aspects of the Domain Name System with reduced US government oversight.
Hitchhiking Robot Dismembered
News  |  8/3/2015  | 
The friendly hitchBOT met a grisly end in Philadelphia. That tells you all you need to know about human-AI interactions.
Amazon Alexa Voice Service Open To More Developers
News  |  8/3/2015  | 
Amazon is looking to open its Alexa voice service to more developers and offering $100 million to get the service off the ground.
Facebook Drone Is Ready To Fly
News  |  8/1/2015  | 
The social network aims to provide Internet access from the air to those without connectivity options.
Google Street View Cars Test The Air
News  |  7/30/2015  | 
Environmental sensor firm Aclima has partnered with Google to test air quality in urban areas.
Google Translate App's Sign-Reading Capabilities Expanded
News  |  7/30/2015  | 
Travelers can now translate a greater variety of languages in images more efficiently, even when offline. Foreign travelers in remote areas with poor connectivity now have broader communication options.
Windows 10: NYC Debut, Hands-On Demo
Slideshows  |  7/30/2015  | 
InformationWeek marked the July 29 Windows 10 launch with a visit to New York City's Microsoft specialty store. Here, we take you through our firsthand experiences with Windows 10.
Ban AI Weapons, Scientists Demand
News  |  7/27/2015  | 
Roboticists and experts in artificial intelligence want to prohibit offensive autonomous weapons.
Online Security: How The Experts Keep Safe
News  |  7/27/2015  | 
Google researchers have compared the security practices of experts to non-experts, and identified several ways that typical Internet users can improve their online security.
10 Ways Windows 10 Will Advance The Internet Of Things
Slideshows  |  7/26/2015  | 
Windows 10 brings functions and features that will change the Internet of Things for the enterprise and individuals.
10 Windows 10 Slogans That Didn't Make The Cut
Commentary  |  7/26/2015  | 
The Windows 10 ad campaign is not all that inspiring. It makes you wonder which marketing ideas were rejected.
Google Patent Starter Program: Troll Deterrent
News  |  7/25/2015  | 
The Patent Starter Program is a controlled way for Google to allow a limited number of small companies to use what Google may not want or need, while helping startups protect themselves from patent trolls.
T-Mobile, Sparkcentral Slash Social Media Response Time
News  |  7/21/2015  | 
Social media expectations are rising. T-Mobile and Sparkcentral believe they have a better, faster way to communicate with customers.
9 Reasons Flash Must Die, And Soon
Slideshows  |  7/19/2015  | 
Whether you're a user or a developer, the reasons to leave Flash in the past keep multiplying.
Twitter, Facebook Are Major News Outlets Now
Commentary  |  7/19/2015  | 
A study from Pew Research shows nearly two thirds of us get our news from Twitter and Facebook. That's not good if you like to learn, or even if you want to keep your children alive.
Amazon Prime Day Fail: Huge Sales, Grumpy Customers
Commentary  |  7/17/2015  | 
Moving merchandise may qualify as success, but not everyone was sold on sales figures as the salient metric.
10 Wildest Google Street View Adventures
Slideshows  |  7/16/2015  | 
Not content to limit its ambitions to mapping the world's cities and towns, Google's Street View team has been taking some wild adventures over the years. These are our favorites.
Google Tests Buy Button In Mobile Search Ads
News  |  7/16/2015  | 
Google isn't alone in its effort to deck the Web with buy buttons. Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter have been testing buy buttons, too. Social networking is nice, but advertising and revenue are nicer still.
HTML5: 10 Tips That Will Change Your Life
Slideshows  |  7/12/2015  | 
HTML5 is the future of the Web. Whether you're a developer or a power user, there are things you should know about the Web's new programming foundation.
Office 2016 For Mac Is Here
News  |  7/9/2015  | 
Microsoft Office 2016 is now available to Office 365 subscribers, with a full public rollout expected in September.
MasterCard Tests Facial Scans For Mobile Payments
News  |  7/4/2015  | 
Giving face takes on a whole new meaning with the credit card company's plan to authorize mobile payments using facial recognition technology.
Windows 10 Gets Close, Skype Feature Updates: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/4/2015  | 
This week Microsoft sold assets to AOL and Uber, released two Windows 10 builds, and pushed new Skype for Business features to preview.
Yahoo Testing Arch Rival Google On Search
News  |  7/3/2015  | 
Search and online ad rivals Yahoo and Google might be coming closer together, as Yahoo decides to test whether it should let the search engine giant onto its turf.
The Threat Of Artificial Intelligence
Commentary  |  7/3/2015  | 
Super-intelligent robots deserve some concern, but really we should be paying more attention to the people and processes involved in building our machines.
CIOs: Adopt Social Media For Success, Now
Commentary  |  7/2/2015  | 
Social Media enhances learning, develops needed contacts, speeds problem-solving, and helps you create business transformation.
Skype For Business: New Features Ready To Preview
News  |  7/1/2015  | 
Enterprise customers on Office 365 can preview new Skype for Business features, including broadcast and voice dial-in capabilities.
10 Essential Google Apps For iPhone Users
Slideshows  |  6/30/2015  | 
Just because you're an Apple aficionado doesn't mean you can't load up your iPhone with Google apps. Here are 10 of the best.
Amazon Wants Developers Creating Alexa Apps
Commentary  |  6/26/2015  | 
Amazon is looking to expand its Alexa personal assistant beyond Echo by appealing to developers and leveraging AWS.
Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization.
Facebook Infer Bug Detection Tool Is Now Open Source
News  |  6/12/2015  | 
For Facebook, open-sourcing Infer represents a gesture of goodwill toward the developer community and advances the eventual goal of automated software verification. Doing so should also lead to improvements in Infer through external contributions.
How CIOs Can Prepare For The Platform Economy
Commentary  |  6/10/2015  | 
As the digital economy booms, and interconnected users rely more upon each other's contributions, products and services are on the way out, and platforms are in.
5 Apple Features We've Seen Elsewhere
Slideshows  |  6/10/2015  | 
Many of the new features announced at Apple's WWDC and coming to iOS 9 and Mac OS X echo recent news from Google and Microsoft.
Apple WWDC 2015: 10 Best Moments From The Show
Slideshows  |  6/9/2015  | 
InformationWeek was on hand at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference 2015 in San Francisco Monday to hear all about about OS X, iOS 9, and watchOS. Here are our 10 favorite moments from the conference.
iOS 9, Mac OS X El Capitan Dominate WWDC 2015
News  |  6/8/2015  | 
Apple's WWDC 2015 set the stage for a new Apple Music streaming service and updates including OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, and WatchOS 2.
10 Smartphone Apps You Can Talk To
Slideshows  |  6/8/2015  | 
Voice recognition may finally get the recognition it deserves.
WWDC: iOS 9 Plus 5 More Predictions
News  |  6/7/2015  | 
As the world counts down to WWDC 2015, we speculate about the new products and services that Apple might unveil. From iOS 9 to other news, here's what to watch out for.
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