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posted in May 2014
Apple WWDC 2014: My Wish List
Commentary  |  5/31/2014  | 
Apple execs take the stage June 2 to show off the company's latest innovations. Here's what I'd like to hear.
Microsoft Smartwatch: Nadella's Next Strategy Step?
News  |  5/31/2014  | 
Microsoft smartwatch rumors heat up again, suggesting a cross-platform strategy that suits CEO Satya Nadella's goals.
Tablet Growth Slows, IDC Says
News  |  5/29/2014  | 
IDC expects Android tablets to snare 64.4% of shipments this year, followed by iPads with 30.3%, and Windows slates with 5.3%.
Google Admits Its Workforce Lacks Diversity
News  |  5/29/2014  | 
Google, by publishing data about employee race and gender, signals its willingness to move toward a more balanced workforce.
Facebook News Feed Tweak Downplays Auto-Sharing
News  |  5/28/2014  | 
Facebook will prioritize content that you deliberately share and limit updates posted on your behalf by third-party applications.
6 Facebook Privacy Changes, Explained
News  |  5/24/2014  | 
Facebook's privacy makeover continues with changes designed to make your account easier to manage. And have you met the privacy dinosaur?
Google Project Tango Tablet: Think 3D
News  |  5/23/2014  | 
Google prepares to add tablets to devices that might use its 3D mapping system to enrich commerce, gaming, and more.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Visual Tour
News  |  5/23/2014  | 
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 combines laptop-worthy power with sleek industrial design. Take a closer look at the tablet and get our early hands-on impressions.
Osmo iPad Game System Dodges Apple Tax
News  |  5/23/2014  | 
Osmo sells physical game pieces directly to consumers, bypassing Apple's efforts to grab a slice of the revenue.
Facebook Debuts Privacy Checkup
News  |  5/22/2014  | 
Facebook tries again to simplify its privacy settings, especially for new users.
Facebook Audio Recognition: What To Expect
News  |  5/22/2014  | 
Facebook's latest mobile app feature uses your device's microphone to listen in on songs, TV, and movies. Here's what you need to know before you opt in.
Facebook Fights Malware With Free Security Software
News  |  5/21/2014  | 
Facebook partners with Trend Micro and F-Secure to provide free antimalware scanning that sends alerts if your device becomes infected.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3: 8 Winning Features
News  |  5/21/2014  | 
Has Microsoft finally cracked laptop-tablet hybrids? Here are eight ways Surface Pro 3 raises the bar.
Social Business: Slow And Steady Worked For Philips
News  |  5/20/2014  | 
Social business success isn't impossible. Philips shares five best practices that helped grow its enterprise social network from 400 to 50,000 users.
Videoconferencing Connects Hospice Patients, Families
News  |  5/20/2014  | 
One hospice uses videoconferencing so residents and family members can communicate and share at a difficult time.
YouTube Courts Twitch
News  |  5/19/2014  | 
Google's online video empire may soon include more broadcasts of video games.
Expand Your Collaboration 'Footprint'
Commentary  |  5/19/2014  | 
Use the collaboration footprint method to reveal strengths and weaknesses in how your business shares information.
Open Source Lessons For Feds
News  |  5/15/2014  | 
White House and agency IT leaders discuss how open source can empower government IT project teams, at FOSE conference in Washington, D.C.
Google I/O 2014: 8 Things To Watch
Slideshows  |  5/14/2014  | 
A revamped Google Glass would make a splash. What other wonders -- or washouts -- might Google unveil at its upcoming developer shindig?
Microsoft TechEd: Office 365 Gets Smarter
News  |  5/14/2014  | 
Microsoft Office general manager Julia White talks Office for iPad, turning average users into data gurus, and the future of enterprise social.
6 Steps To Strengthen Your CIO Resume
Commentary  |  5/14/2014  | 
Trying to make the leap from IT director to CIO? Here's how to better sell yourself on paper.
Gmail: 5 Clever Time Savers
News  |  5/14/2014  | 
Managing email can take up too much of your workday. Use these tips and tricks to communicate more efficiently.
Commerce Department Shares R&D Breakthroughs
News  |  5/13/2014  | 
Federal R&D labs have cranked out a better breathing apparatus for firefighters, and improved climate modeling, among other developments for public use, according to Commerce Department report.
Wearables Plus IoT: Preparing Amid Paranoia
Commentary  |  5/12/2014  | 
Consider these three ways to honor user privacy while also giving customers a new experience via a wearable device.
5 Ways Snapchat Violated Your Privacy, Security
News  |  5/9/2014  | 
Snapchat settles FTC allegations that the company lied to consumers about the application's security and privacy. Here's what you should know.
Google Data Mining Changes: Privacy Reform Needed
Commentary  |  5/8/2014  | 
Google's decision to end its practice of scanning student emails for advertising purposes -- and to make "similar changes" for all Google Apps customers -- is a major victory for privacy but raises new questions.
Microsoft's Smartwatch Patent: Fitness Focus
News  |  5/7/2014  | 
Microsoft's long-rumored smartwatch concept finally appears in a patent, replete with health-tracking sensors.
LinkedIn, Evernote Team To Digitize Your Rolodex
News  |  5/7/2014  | 
LinkedIn will replace its own business card scanner with Evernote's digitizing feature. Here's what you need to know.
Apple's iPad Still Dominates The Enterprise
News  |  5/7/2014  | 
iPad sales lost momentum last quarter, but Apple remains the tablet king for businesses, according to a new report.
Salesforce.com Social Studio Blends Buddy Media, Radian6
News  |  5/6/2014  | 
Salesforce consolidates best-of social functionality, adds content marketing and publishing features to ExactTarget Marketing Cloud.
McAfee's Back, With Chadder
News  |  5/6/2014  | 
Embattled antivirus pioneer John McAfee backs Chadder, an app that promises private communications through server encryption.
Microsoft Surface Mini Likely Debuts May 20
News  |  5/6/2014  | 
Microsoft will hold a Surface-related event on May 20, presumably to announce the long-rumored Surface Mini.
Google Sends Shopping Alerts To Android Devices
News  |  5/6/2014  | 
Google Now blends search and location data to advise you when you're close to a store that sells something you've recently searched for.
Amazon Taps Twitter For In-App Shopping
News  |  5/6/2014  | 
Amazon makes shopping via Twitter easy -- as long as you don't mind publicizing the contents of your shopping cart.
Healthcare Nonprofit Learns Patient Engagement Game
News  |  5/5/2014  | 
When it suddenly had to compete for Medicare patients, Community Health Plan of Washington turned on the technology.
Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1: 3 Takeaways
News  |  5/3/2014  | 
Windows Phone boss Joe Belfiore's Reddit "Ask Me Anything" chat included feature news on the forthcoming Windows Phone 8.1 -- and frank talk of mobile struggles.
Twitter Mute Button Would Muzzle 'That Guy'
News  |  5/3/2014  | 
You know, the one who overshares about his pets or sends an inspirational quote every five seconds? A Twitter feature in testing could quiet the noise.
Foursquare Splits Into 2 Apps, Targets Yelp
News  |  5/3/2014  | 
Foursquare will transfer its check-in features to a new app called Swarm and take on location-based reviews. Here's what you need to know.
Cisco Drops WebEx Social For Jive
News  |  5/2/2014  | 
Cisco's Jive partnership revitalizes its enterprise collaboration offering and resuscitates the slumping social business software company.
Would You Pay For Twitter?
Commentary  |  5/2/2014  | 
Wall Street has doubts about Twitter’s growth. Is it time to rethink giving the service away for free?
EBay Settles Antitrust Hiring Lawsuits
News  |  5/1/2014  | 
Department of Justice calls eBay's behavior egregious; eBay claims innocence but agrees to pay $3.75 million.
Windows 7 Dominates Desktop, XP Share Slips
News  |  5/1/2014  | 
Windows XP has twice the market share of Windows 8/8.1. But it is Windows 7 that still rules the desktop.
Govt. Agencies Must Rethink Mobile App Development
Commentary  |  5/1/2014  | 
It's time for agencies to shift from costly manual app development to a build-once, deploy-anywhere model.
Will Facebook Succeed Where Flash Failed?
News  |  5/1/2014  | 
Facebook launches a quest to be a cross-platform development tool and build bridges among its rivals' vertically integrated ecosystems. Here's how its position differs from Flash.
Digital Business Skills: Most Wanted List
News  |  5/1/2014  | 
UX designers, data analysts in demand as IT and marketing departments become digital business buddies.


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