The latest version of Android Wear -- Wear 1.4 -- makes it possible to navigate smartwatches with new wrist gestures, and make calls thanks to added speaker support. The update is rolling out over the next few weeks.By Eric Zeman , 2/5/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
During a town hall-style meeting with employees at Apple's Cupertino headquarters, CEO Tim Cook talks about the company's future plans. Cook also spoke about revitalizing the iPad, Apple's future headquarters, and how the company plans to expand in the entertainment market.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/5/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
SAP's Fan Energy Zone in San Francisco's Super Bowl 50 celebrations is a giant test case in how users create, share, and process data in real-time. By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 2/5/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
If you want to get more out of Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, here's our list of eight different iPhone apps that will keep you covered all day long during the big game and America's unofficial holiday. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/5/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Online CRM vendor Salesforce has enhanced the field service and several other capabilities across its platform, reconfigured its packaging, and raised prices. It has also added Accenture as a cloud CRM customer.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/4/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft has confirmed its purchase of SwiftKey, maker of predictive keyboard software, for a reported $250 million.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/3/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft issued a recall for its Surface Pro AC power cords after it heard complaints of the cords overheating and posing a fire and shock hazard.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/3/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Wearables will achieve over 18% growth in 2016, with smartwatches taking the lead for earnings growth potential, Gartner predicts.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/2/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Tablet sales continue to slide as the market faces increased competition from detachable tablet devices, according to IDC's Q4 tablet shipments report. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/2/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Samsung is widely expected to unveil the Galaxy S7 at a media event scheduled in February, while it's also preparing to update its existing phones to Android 6.By Eric Zeman , 2/1/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The competition between Apple and Tesla in the electric vehicle space takes a new twist with a former Apple chip guru Jim Keller moving over to the EV maker to work on its Autopilot feature. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/1/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
How long will it take before IT organizations are tasked with enabling and securing smartwatches? Good Technology and AirWatch, two enterprise mobility management companies, are already preparing their respective platforms for such demands. By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 2/1/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Project SkyBender joins the ranks of Google's Project Loon and Facebook's efforts to provide super-fast WiFi from drones and other airborne vehicles. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 1/31/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud dominated again in Microsoft's Q2 financial report, closing out a week of news on Windows 10, Cortana, iOS apps, and Office Online.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/30/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Garage is a hub for employees across Microsoft to work on different projects. Here are some of its works-in-progress.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/29/201631 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft generated $25.7 billion in revenue for Q2 2016, largely driven by its Azure and Office 365 cloud offerings. Phone revenues declined nearly 50% from the same quarter a year ago.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/29/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft is extending the real-time coauthoring and sharing capabilities of Office Online to partner cloud providers like Box and Dropbox.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/28/20165 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Robust holiday demand and major gains from upcoming brands such as Huawei pushed worldwide smartphone shipments to record levels in 2015, but Apple and Samsung remained leaders.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 1/28/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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