The Internet of Things needs standardization and easier programming options. Until then, the promise of IoT for consumers remains unfulfilled. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/10/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud, big data, and security are all big factors in education IT this year. At the same time, there is a cultural shift taking place not only among the student body, but within the demographics of the IT departments themselves. By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 2/9/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google is said to be preparing an updated VR headset. The new version could include more sensors, higher quality lenses, and a plastic shell.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/8/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
iPhone users are seeing a new twist on the dreaded "Error 53" screens, which signals a smartphone is beyond repair. Apple reportedly notes that Error 53 is the result of a Touch ID security feature designed to protect users.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/8/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Adwind -- a relative of the infamous AlienSpy spyware -- offered as malware-as-a-service to all types of attackers.By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/8/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple is working to open retail stores in India, now the world's second-largest smartphone market. Although Apple has eyed the country for a while now, the company's plans point to a quick and rapid expansion to help its iPhone sales.By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/8/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Sony is bringing its Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact smartphones to the US. The waterproof handsets offer two days of battery life and killer cameras, but lack fingerprint scanning technology.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/8/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple is relaxing its trade-in policies for users who want to swap their busted iPhones for upgraded devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/6/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
This week Microsoft announced its undersea data center, released Windows 10 builds for PC and mobile, readied its Azure IoT hub, and made its Azure IoT Hub generally available.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/6/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
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 , 2/5/20163 comments | 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, 2/5/20161 Comment | 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, 2/5/20163 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
Canonical's tablet arrives in Q2 to face a challenging market for such devices. But the company says its offering delivers a true tablet experience, along with the full Ubuntu desktop experience. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/4/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Business users top the rankings of those most likely to engage with risky apps and URLs on their smartphones and tablets.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 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, 2/3/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The space agency insists AnonSec didn't commandeer a NASA Global Hawk drone, but it's still looking into claims its network was hacked.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/2/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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