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Google Now Update Improves Voice Commands
News  |  11/14/2013  | 
Google's personal assistant software gets upgraded to better manage owners' lives and understand natural language requests.
Fermilab Gains Agility Managing IT In The Cloud
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Energy Department's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory migrates its IT services management system to ServiceNow and earns ISO 20000 certification for operational excellence.
Amazon Plans 4th California Retail Distribution Facility
News  |  10/30/2013  | 
Online retail giant seeks to foster faster deliveries, including same-day fresh groceries, through modern fulfillment centers.
T-Mobile's Free Roaming Plan: The Catches
News  |  10/10/2013  | 
T-Mobile offers customers free international data roaming and text messaging, but you'd better not be in a hurry.
Google Offers Shoppers Same-Day Delivery
News  |  9/26/2013  | 
Google Shopping Express joins a growing list of services for shoppers who demand instant gratification.
Dell Buyout: Good News For SMB Customers?
News  |  9/17/2013  | 
Michael Dell said a private Dell is a "great outcome" for users -- but that doesn't make it true. Here's how Dell could turn that rhetoric into reality for SMBs.
Sprint LTE Network Slowly Expands
News  |  9/16/2013  | 
Sprint launched its LTE 4G network in 34 new markets Monday, but the company's mobile broadband still trails AT&T and Verizon significantly.
Gogo Touts 6X Faster Airplane Wi-Fi
News  |  9/12/2013  | 
Gogo's next-generation in-flight Internet technology is going to deliver a huge speed boost beginning next year.
Bringing IT Back In-House? Watch Out For 6 Pitfalls
Commentary  |  9/11/2013  | 
Taking back the reins from outsourcers -- also known as insourcing -- can yield agility benefits. But it also carries risk.
White House Brainstorms With Businesses On Disaster Recovery
News  |  9/4/2013  | 
Google, Twitter, Zappos among 80 companies that helped government try to improve tools for disaster relief and recovery.
Microsoft Is The Apple Of PaaS
Commentary  |  9/4/2013  | 
If you follow risk assessment best practices, public platform-as-a-service is a no go. That is, unless you sign on with a control freak.
6 Ways To Develop Internal IT Talent
News  |  8/23/2013  | 
You may have no one to blame but yourself for that supposed IT skills shortage. Even SMBs can find low-cost training options.
KeyMe: Keep Your Keys In The Cloud
News  |  8/9/2013  | 
New iOS app stores key photos in the cloud, saving time and money when you find yourself locked out.
British Families' TV, Internet Habits Blend
News  |  8/1/2013  | 
Today's British families tend to gather in one room to watch TV together, says report, but family members multitask on mobile devices while they watch.
3 End Of Windows XP Upgrade Headaches
News  |  7/23/2013  | 
Microsoft's looming end-of-support deadline for Windows XP isn't motivating some organizations to upgrade. But they face looming trouble spots.
Microsoft's XP Eulogy: Not Everyone's Listening
News  |  7/18/2013  | 
Many businesses say they still have good reasons to run Windows XP -- and ignore Microsoft's ongoing warnings to ditch the OS that's on life support.
U.K. Costliest Country To Bid On Government Contracts
News  |  7/12/2013  | 
U.K. tops all European Union countries in expenses incurred by firms bidding on government contracts. It's tough as ever for small companies, especially those in IT, to win government business.
Sprint, IBM Team To Make Cars Smarter
News  |  7/9/2013  | 
Sprint says its Velocity Service Bus, based on IBM's MessageSight mobile data appliance, will enable new uses for auto-generated data in apps.
Akamai Updates CDN To Boost Mobile Web Performance
News  |  7/2/2013  | 
Akamai Aqua Ion makes mobile content delivery decisions based on what works best for the end-user's device, location and needs.
U.K. Startup Offers Neural Net-Based Fashion System
News  |  6/27/2013  | 
Cortexica's Find Similar for Fashion analyzes images to help consumers find clothing and accessories with similar characteristics.
Why U.S. Must Invest In Internet-Connected Infrastructure
Commentary  |  6/27/2013  | 
A hybrid infrastructure that combines physical foundations such as roads, buildings and the power grid with the Internet and sensor networks will pay off for the U.S.
How Office 365 Pays Off For Two SMBs
News  |  6/18/2013  | 
Microsoft Office faces more competitors than ever, but Office 365 gives it a leg up with small and midsize businesses seeking to cut costs and improve collaboration.
Oracle Wins Case Against Third-Party Support Provider
News  |  6/18/2013  | 
Judge finds in Oracle's favor against ServiceKey and its CEO, Angela Vines, in case involving Solaris operating system support.
Vodafone Ponders Major German Cable Market Expansion
News  |  6/12/2013  | 
As Liberty Global completes its purchase of Virgin Media, London-based Vodafone considers swoop on Germany's biggest cable provider.
Apple iOS 7's Dramatic Design: Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  6/12/2013  | 
With iOS 7, Apple wants to shore up doubts about its ability to innovate in design. Take a closer look.
Amazon Cuts Prices On Relational Database Service
News  |  6/11/2013  | 
Amazon's slashes prices 18%-28% on its popular cloud database service, which includes Oracle, MySQL and SQL Server.
British Unemployed Offered Low-Cost Net Access
News  |  6/10/2013  | 
Ultra-low-cost broadband and refurbished desktops and laptops is digital access nonprofit's latest bid to get underprivileged online.
AT&T Makes Customers Wait Longer For Device Upgrades
News  |  6/10/2013  | 
AT&T changes its policy regarding device upgrades, requires customers to wait a full two years between new phones.
20 People Who Changed Tech: Ted Turner And Jerry Levin
Commentary  |  5/31/2013  | 
By bringing the world of content to the world of technology, they transformed media and entertainment.
NTT Expands Private Cloud Services
News  |  5/29/2013  | 
Japan's NTT now can offer consistent private cloud services from nine data centers in eight countries, with more on the way.
20 People Who Changed Tech: Irving Kahn
Commentary  |  5/24/2013  | 
The father of cable television was a visionary and a promoter extraordinaire, but never a candidate for sainthood.
7 Slick Siri Alternative Apps
Slideshows  |  5/23/2013  | 
Love it or hate it, Apple's Siri doesn't have to be the be-all and end-all of smart personal assistants. Check out these solid apps.
Google I/O: 10 Big Developments
Slideshows  |  5/16/2013  | 
Google skipped the skydivers at Google I/O 2013, but broke interesting ground in maps, music, social and search. Take our tour.
Vested IT Outsourcing Deals Avert A Catch-22
Commentary  |  5/16/2013  | 
Customers and suppliers say they value innovation, but most outsourcing relationships end up becoming a race to the bottom. In "vested" outsourcing deals, both parties are vested in each other's success.
7 IT Skills Help You Get Hired
News  |  5/14/2013  | 
Big data, mobile management and security smarts matter. See what other IT specialties will help you get ahead now.
FedEx Makes Strategic Shift
News  |  5/7/2013  | 
As part of a broader strategy to cut costs and modernize its IT, FedEx offered a voluntary buyout to IT and select other workers as it adjusts its talent mix by giving more work to service providers.
Microsoft Says Goodbye Hotmail
News  |  5/3/2013  | 
Microsoft moves 300 million Hotmail accounts and 150 petabytes of email data to Outlook.com.
Size Matters: Smaller Project Teams Are Better
Commentary  |  5/2/2013  | 
Big teams can cost your organization time and money – and possibly the project itself. Here's how to pare down.
British Startup Targets 'White Van Man'
News  |  4/25/2013  | 
Powered Now offers tablet-based administration solutions to U.K.'s small service businesses.
Skykick Tackles Microsoft Office 365 Migration Headaches
News  |  4/23/2013  | 
Startup promises to reduce the pain for IT providers that help SMBs move from on-premises Exchange environments to Office 365.
When Tragedy Strikes, It's Not Social Business As Usual
Commentary  |  4/18/2013  | 
In the aftermath of tragic events, respect and restraint should guide organizations on social media.
European Lawmakers Upset ISPs, Game Makers
News  |  4/16/2013  | 
Brussels proposes changes to copyright protection legislation, delays planned tax breaks for British game developers.
British Bookseller To Launch 'Spotify For Books'
News  |  4/11/2013  | 
New subscription service lets British commuters download short fiction pieces by popular writers.
British Bank Faces Probe After IT Glitches
News  |  4/11/2013  | 
After two major IT failures last summer, the Royal Bank of Scotland now faces regulatory investigations that could result in further penalties.
Twitter Kills Ribbon Payment Button In Tweets
News  |  4/10/2013  | 
Twitter blocks a startup's scheme to offer 'buy' buttons in tweets.
U.K. Mobile Brand EE Makes LTE Land Grab
News  |  4/10/2013  | 
U.K.'s first LTE provider announces ambitious plan to double 4G network connection speeds in 10 major British population centers, with more to follow.
What Would Apple-Yahoo Deal Spell?
News  |  4/10/2013  | 
Apple and Yahoo are in talks to see what new role Yahoo might play on iOS devices. If it happens, the deal could further sour Apple's relationship with Google.
Microsoft Dangles Windows 8, Office 2013 SMB Bundle
News  |  4/8/2013  | 
One year from the end of Windows XP support, Microsoft offers SMBs 15% off if they upgrade to current versions of Windows and Office simultaneously.
How Rafter Helps Colleges Cut Textbook Costs
News  |  4/5/2013  | 
Textbook rental broker finds niche partnering with public colleges to lower the cost of higher education.
Google Reader Flap Shows 5 Problems With Free
News  |  4/3/2013  | 
Google Reader's shutdown reminds us that free technology tools can come with high costs.
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