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9 Biographies Of Tech Icons You Should Know
Slideshows  |  2/8/2016  | 
Here are the stories of tech influencers, from Thomas Edison through Linus Torvalds, who shaped the present and future of technology. Some of these icons are less famous than others, but all have had a role in shaping and changing the way we live, work, and communicate.
Apple To Accept Cracked iPhones For Credit
News  |  2/6/2016  | 
Apple is relaxing its trade-in policies for users who want to swap their busted iPhones for upgraded devices.
SwiftKey Boosts AI, Azure IoT Hub Ready: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  2/6/2016  | 
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.
10 Quirky Tech Job Interview Questions That May Stump You
Slideshows  |  2/4/2016  | 
Apple, Google, and other tech giants are notorious for grilling candidates with tough questions. How would you fare in one of their job interviews? Here are 10 quirky questions tech companies asked applicants in the hot seat.
Microsoft Snaps Up SwiftKey In AI Push
News  |  2/3/2016  | 
Microsoft has confirmed its purchase of SwiftKey, maker of predictive keyboard software, for a reported $250 million.
Smartwatch Sales To Grow 48% By 2017, Gartner Says
News  |  2/2/2016  | 
Wearables will achieve over 18% growth in 2016, with smartwatches taking the lead for earnings growth potential, Gartner predicts.
Microsoft's Project Natick: Underwater Data Center Takes The Plunge
News  |  2/2/2016  | 
Microsoft aims to explore the possibility of an undersea data center for lower costs and environmental sustainability with its Project Natick.
Office Options Grow, Q2 Earnings Rise On Cloud: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  1/30/2016  | 
Cloud dominated again in Microsoft's Q2 financial report, closing out a week of news on Windows 10, Cortana, iOS apps, and Office Online.
10 Cool Microsoft Garage Projects You Didn't Know About
Slideshows  |  1/29/2016  | 
The Garage is a hub for employees across Microsoft to work on different projects. Here are some of its works-in-progress.
Microsoft Q2 Buoyed By Azure, Office 365 Gains
News  |  1/29/2016  | 
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.
Microsoft Office Online Gets New Cloud Storage Options
News  |  1/28/2016  | 
Microsoft is extending the real-time coauthoring and sharing capabilities of Office Online to partner cloud providers like Box and Dropbox.
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8 Must-Have Mobile Tools For Road Warriors
Slideshows  |  1/28/2016  | 
Remote workers may not need an office, but they do need a few devices to keep them connected and productive. Here are our top picks to keep you and your teams functioning on the go.
Comment: Re: Q1 2016? - Kelly22 - 1/27/2016
Apple Reports Record Q1 Results, Predicts iPhone Decline
News  |  1/27/2016  | 
Apple reported $18.4 billion in profit during its first fiscal quarter of 2016, but iPhone sales are predicted to drop in coming months.
11 iPhone Apps To Get Healthy, Wealthy, And Productive
Slideshows  |  1/26/2016  | 
These iPhone apps will take the hassle out of everyday tasks, and give you time for those New Year's Resolutions you made.
Microsoft's Cortana To Spy On Email To Keep You On Track
News  |  1/25/2016  | 
Microsoft plans to make Cortana smarter with the ability to scan emails and set alerts for commitments you may forget.
Office Updates For Apple Users, $1B Cloud Donation: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  1/23/2016  | 
This week brought a new Windows 10 build to Insiders, Office updates to iOS and Mac users, and a $1B donation to nonprofits worldwide.
9 Skype Alternatives Worth Considering
Slideshows  |  1/22/2016  | 
Skype has become synonymous with voice and video chat for most consumers, but there are several other services that do the same things.
IBM Buys Ustream For Cloud-Based Video Push
News  |  1/21/2016  | 
IBM plans to expand its cloud-based services with an acquisition of Ustream, provider of live-stream videos, and with the creation of a new cloud video unit.
Smartphone Growth Increasing Even As Consumer Spending Declines
News  |  1/20/2016  | 
While the smartphone market continues to grow, mobile device sales won't make up for an overall decline in consumer spending this year, according to a new report from Gartner.
Google Play Supporting Promo Codes For Apps, Games
News  |  1/16/2016  | 
Google will now support promo codes in the Google Play Store, enabling developers to better engage with users.
End Of IE Support, Windows 10 For Business: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  1/16/2016  | 
This week brought Skype and Outlook updates, a new Windows 10 preview build, and the end of support for Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10.
Business Use Of Personal Data Is At Risk, Accenture Says
News  |  1/15/2016  | 
A new report from consulting firm Accenture sheds light on the growing challenges to business use of personal data and what organizations can do about it.
Microsoft Pushes Windows 10 To Business PCs
News  |  1/14/2016  | 
Microsoft expands its Windows 10 upgrade campaign beyond consumers by sending update notifications to business PCs.
iPhone 7 Rumors: 7 That Have People Talking
Slideshows  |  1/14/2016  | 
Apple will reportedly make the iPhone 7 waterproof and compatible with wireless charging, and equip it with new camera technology. Let's chase down the latest speculations.
Outlook, Skype Updates Arrive For Android, iOS
News  |  1/13/2016  | 
Microsoft is releasing updates to its Skype and Outlook tools for iOS and Android platforms.
Microsoft Buys Event Zero Tech, Boosts Skype For Business
News  |  1/13/2016  | 
Microsoft has acquired technology assets from Event Zero in an effort to improve management tools within Skype for Business.
Microsoft Kills Support For Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10
News  |  1/12/2016  | 
With the end of support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10, most people using an older version of Microsoft's browser are forced to upgrade, switch browsers, or put their systems at risk.
HTC Starts Vive Preorders Feb. 29, Bets On VR
News  |  1/11/2016  | 
HTC is making its Vive HR headset available for February preorder. Will virtual reality be the foundation for a successful future?
Huawei, Toshiba, ZTE Unleash Hot Smartphones, Tablets At CES 2016
Slideshows  |  1/11/2016  | 
New smartphones and convertible tablets from Toshiba, Acer, ZTE, and Huawei were on display at CES. Here is a roundup of the devices that caught our eye.
Windows 10 Devices, Connected Car Deals At CES: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  1/9/2016  | 
The week of CES saw new Windows 10 devices, connected-car advancements, and the looming end of Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10.
Windows 10 Laptops, Hybrids Grab The Spotlight At CES 2016
Slideshows  |  1/8/2016  | 
New laptops and hybrid devices from HP, Dell, LG, Acer, and Lenovo were on display at CES 2016. Here's an up-close look at the offerings.
10 Healthcare Wearables, Devices Dominating CES
Slideshows  |  1/7/2016  | 
This year's wearables go beyond basic step counting to measure core health data such as blood pressure, vision quality, and body temperature. At CES 2016, InformationWeek got up close and personal with the latest wave of health-centric devices.
GM CEO Talks Chevy Bolt, Auto Tech At CES 2016
News  |  1/7/2016  | 
Mary Barra, CEO and chairman of the GM board, discussed the future of auto technology and the new Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle during her CES keynote.
Hot New Wares From LG, Samsung, Qualcomm Invade CES 2016
News  |  1/6/2016  | 
Connected car technology and smart home appliances were among Tuesday's announcements at CES 2016.
Microsoft Partnerships Drive Connected Cars: CES 2016
News  |  1/5/2016  | 
At CES, Microsoft announces new partnerships with Volvo, Nissan, Harman, and IAV to further connected car strategies.
iPhone 7, iOS 10, Apple Watch 2: Top Apple Predictions For 2016
News  |  1/4/2016  | 
The iPhone 7 launch tops Apple predictions for 2016, but we may also see the smaller iPhone 6C, an upgraded iPad Air, and the next-gen Apple Watch.
IoT Innovations At CES 2016: What To Expect
News  |  1/3/2016  | 
Experts forecast the Internet of Things will make progress for the consumer market at the annual CES show in Las Vegas.
Windows 10 Now On 200M Devices, Mobile Plans Discussed: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  1/2/2016  | 
Microsoft closed out 2015 with Windows 10 running on 200 million devices, Xbox Live discounts, and talk of smartphone advancements in 2016.
Apple, Phablets Drive Holiday Device Sales
News  |  12/29/2015  | 
Apple products and phablets were among the most popular electronic gifts to give this holiday season, according to a new report from Flurry Insights.
Microsoft's 2016: More Windows 10, Hardware Advances, Research Gains
Slideshows  |  12/27/2015  | 
Microsoft's New Year resolutions are expected to include gains in the PC market, new Surface Phone, and advancements in HoloLens, Microsoft Research, cloud and security.
Outlook Getting Smarter, Surface Hub Delayed: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  12/26/2015  | 
Microsoft this week announced smart capabilities arriving for Outlook in 2016, a new security policy, and a Surface Hub delay along with a price increase.
Microsoft's 2015 Acquisitions: Mobile, Analytics, Security
News  |  12/24/2015  | 
Microsoft bought a lot of companies during 2015. What were they, and what did they bring to the tech giant?
Google Wants To Eliminate Password Login
News  |  12/22/2015  | 
Google has begun testing a password-free login method that enables users to log in using their smartphones.
Microsoft Buys Talko Messaging App From Ray Ozzie
News  |  12/21/2015  | 
Microsoft will acquire messaging startup Talko from its former exec Ray Ozzie, but he won't be rejoining the company.
Priv Sales Help Boost BlackBerry's Sagging Fortunes
News  |  12/21/2015  | 
BlackBerry's latest financial report reflected a smaller quarterly loss and first revenue gain in over two years.
Apple, Samsung Bring Mobile Payment Face-Off To China
News  |  12/19/2015  | 
Apple and Samsung have struck separate deals with China's UnionPay bank to bring their mobile payment services to the Chinese market in 2016.
Windows 10 Build Released, HoloLens Showcase: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  12/19/2015  | 
This week brought the first Redstone build for Windows 10, Office app updates for Android, and a HoloLens developer experience at the Microsoft NYC store.
Windows 10: Driving Enterprise Upgrades, PC Sales
News  |  12/16/2015  | 
The next two years will bring accelerated adoption of Windows 10 and new devices within the enterprise, which could help the overall PC market, according to new analysis from Gartner.
Microsoft Bing Pulse Rebranded As Microsoft Pulse
News  |  12/15/2015  | 
Customer engagement platform Bing Pulse has been rebranded Microsoft Pulse, a service that integrates with products like Power BI and Skype for Business.
Microsoft, NASA Send HoloLens Into Space
News  |  12/12/2015  | 
Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko, two astronauts working on the International Space Station, explain how they use Microsoft's HoloLens in space.
Cortana For iOS and Android, Windows 10 Mobile Moves: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  12/12/2015  | 
This week's Microsoft news cycle shined a spotlight on Windows 10, Microsoft Band 2, and a new Linux certification.
Millennials Want More IT Support Than Boomers, Study Finds
News  |  12/11/2015  | 
Millennials are predicting greater reliance on IT support in 2016, surpassing the expectations of the Baby Boomer generation, according to a new CompTIA report.
Microsoft Releases Cortana On iOS, Android
News  |  12/9/2015  | 
Microsoft has launched Cortana, its personal digital assistant, as an app for iPhone and Android devices.
Google Life Sciences Rebranded 'Verily' Under Alphabet
News  |  12/8/2015  | 
Verily, formerly known as Google Life Sciences division, aims to use technology to understand and improve human health.
Windows 10, New Devices, Exec Shakeup: Microsoft's 2015
Slideshows  |  12/8/2015  | 
Microsoft kicked off 2015 with Windows 10, and the updates surrounding hardware, Office, mobile, and cloud continued to snowball throughout the year. Here's a look at 10 notable Microsoft moves in 2015.
iPhone 7: Top 5 Rumors We're Following
News  |  12/6/2015  | 
Apple is reportedly testing five prototypes of the iPhone 7. Here are five rumors circulating about the model predicted to debut next year.
HoloLens App Contest, Surface Phone Rumors: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  12/5/2015  | 
This week brought a wealth of updates on HoloLens, Windows 10 IoT, Dynamics CRM 2016, Outlook features and Microsoft's mobile strategy.
Steve Ballmer: Microsoft Mobile Strategy 'Won't Work'
News  |  12/3/2015  | 
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer thinks Windows Phone should run Android apps and the company should be more open about cloud earnings.
Microsoft Wants Your HoloLens Ideas
News  |  12/3/2015  | 
Microsoft has launched a contest to find its next HoloLens app idea. The winner will be involved in the process of seeing their app become reality.
Best Free iPhone, Android Apps: Our Top 10
Slideshows  |  12/3/2015  | 
As we reflect on 2015, we look back on the iPhone and Android mobile apps that made our lives easier. Here are our top picks.
10 Hot Smartwatches, Fitness Trackers For Your Holiday Gift List
Slideshows  |  12/2/2015  | 
Wearable tech gadgets, such as smartwatches, are popular must-haves on holiday shopping lists. Here, we take a closer look at this season's best picks from Apple, LG, and Fitbit.
Microsoft Integrates Cortana, Power BI
News  |  12/1/2015  | 
Microsoft is making the connection between Cortana and Power BI available for public preview starting Dec. 1.
Office 365: Skype For Business, Analytics, Security Updates
News  |  11/30/2015  | 
Microsoft is launching several enterprise additions to Office 365, including Skype for Business services and new features for security and analytics.
Ford CIO: Driving The Automaker Into The Future
News  |  11/30/2015  | 
Marcy Klevorn had already entered the business field when she decided to pursue a tech career. Now, the VP and CIO at Ford Motors discusses her career path, leadership tactics, and hiring the next generation of IT pros.
Windows 10 Adoption To Soar, Workplace Diversity Fail: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  11/28/2015  | 
Microsoft this week yanked and restored its latest Windows 10 update, released disappointing workplace diversity numbers, and marked down products for Black Friday.
Google Pledges $1 Million To Special Ed Via Android Pay
News  |  11/25/2015  | 
Google promises to donate $1 for every Android Pay purchase towards special needs education projects. It will donate up to $1 million this holiday season.
Microsoft Employee Diversity Numbers Fail To Impress
News  |  11/24/2015  | 
Microsoft's latest diversity report counts fewer women due to layoffs related to the restructuring of its phone business earlier this year.
12 iPhone, Android Apps To Ease Holiday Travel
Slideshows  |  11/24/2015  | 
Wherever you're flying or driving this holiday season, a travel app or two can make the experience less stressful. Here are our top picks.
Microsoft Black Friday Deals: Xbox, PC, Surface
News  |  11/21/2015  | 
Microsoft kicks off the holiday season by slashing prices on the Xbox One, Xbox 360, Surface 3, and PCs from Dell, HP, Asus and Lenovo.
Satya Nadella Talks Security, Dynamics AX Updated: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  11/21/2015  | 
This week Satya Nadella discussed enterprise security, Microsoft joined forces with HP Enterprise, and Dynamics AX was updated for cloud, machine learning, and Power BI.
Microsoft, HP Enterprise Partnership Focuses On Windows 10, Cloud & Mobility
News  |  11/20/2015  | 
Microsoft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise extend their partnership to offer cloud, mobility, and productivity solutions designed to broaden Windows 10 adoption.
Microsoft Dynamics AX Upgrade Integrates Power BI, Machine Learning
News  |  11/19/2015  | 
The next generation of Microsoft's Dynamics AX, redesigned for cloud and upgraded with Power BI, Azure Machine Learning, and Cortana, is available for public preview.
Microsoft Android App Porting Reportedly Delayed
News  |  11/16/2015  | 
Microsoft may not allow developers to port Android apps to Windows 10 Mobile, as indicated by delays in its Project Astoria tool.
Surface Pro 4 Vs. iPad Pro: High-End Hybrid Showdown
Slideshows  |  11/16/2015  | 
Apple and Microsoft are targeting the enterprise with high-end hybrid devices. We compare the iPad Pro and Surface Pro 4 specs and promises. Which would you buy?
Major Windows 10 Update, Secure Islands Acquisition: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  11/14/2015  | 
Microsoft rolled out the first major PC update for Windows 10, purchased Israeli security firm Secure Islands, and tried to guess emotions with machine learning.
CES 2016 Sneak Peek: 9 Cool Gadgets
Slideshows  |  11/13/2015  | 
The 2016 Consumer Electronics Show will be a hotspot for new technologies in robotics, wearables, and the Internet of Things. Here's a snapshot of what to expect at the coming show.
Windows 10: Major Update Targets Business, Consumer PCs
News  |  11/12/2015  | 
Microsoft rolls out a major Windows 10 update that affects Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Windows Update for Business, security, and mobile device management, among other features.
Mobile Apps Shape Future Of IT Education
Commentary  |  11/12/2015  | 
How will the next generation learn about technology? MIT professor Hal Abelson explains his approach and a new course for modern teachers and educational consultants.
11 iPhone, Android Weather Apps For Rain Or Shine
Slideshows  |  11/12/2015  | 
Need an umbrella? Before you rush out the door, check the forecast with one of these mobile weather apps for iOS or Android.
Microsoft Acquires Secure Islands For Data Protection
News  |  11/9/2015  | 
Microsoft buys its third Israeli security company, Secure Islands, to integrate security technologies into its Azure Rights Management Service.
Surface Pro 4 vs. Surface Pro 3: Should You Upgrade?
Slideshows  |  11/9/2015  | 
Microsoft built upon the features in Surface Pro 3 to deliver a more refined and capable hybrid in Surface Pro 4.
OneDrive Unlimited Storage Killed, Windows 7 Pro's Demise: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  11/7/2015  | 
Updates from Redmond this week included a Linux-focused partnership with Red Hat, Windows 10 Insider preview build 10586, and the end-of-sales date for Windows 7 Pro.
Microsoft Buys MileIQ Maker For Mobile Productivity Boost
News  |  11/5/2015  | 
Mobile Data Labs, the company behind financial app MileIQ, is the target of Microsoft's most recent acquisition.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Bolsters Machine Learning Capabilities
News  |  11/5/2015  | 
Microsoft is changing its approach to customer service in Dynamics CRM 2016, which will include Azure Machine Learning among its new capabilities.
Microsoft Windows 7 Pro Sales Ending October 2016
News  |  11/3/2015  | 
Microsoft is telling computer manufacturers to stop building new Windows 7 PCs by Oct. 31, 2016.
Mastering Mobile Apps: 9 Classes For IT Pros
Slideshows  |  11/3/2015  | 
These online courses can help IT professionals create enterprise apps and learn critical skills to enhance their careers in a mobile world.
Windows 10 Mobile, PC Previews: What's Inside
Slideshows  |  11/1/2015  | 
Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 Insider preview builds for mobile and PC, and shares its upgrade delivery strategy for 2016.
NYC Flagship Opens, Outlook Mobile Redesign: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  10/31/2015  | 
This week brought Microsoft's NYC store opening, a facelift for Outlook on iOS and Android, and the general availability of Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.
Cortana & Bing Bring Halloween Tricks & Treats
News  |  10/30/2015  | 
Microsoft is celebrating Halloween with themed Bing maps and scary bad jokes from Cortana.
Outlook On iOS, Android Gets UI Revamp
News  |  10/29/2015  | 
Microsoft redesigns the iOS and Android versions of Outlook, which will soon replace calendar app Sunrise.


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