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Microsoft 'Project Spartan': Hands-On Demo
Slideshows  |  3/31/2015
Microsoft's Project Spartan, the browser designed to replace Internet Explorer, is available for testing on Windows 10.
Gmail Android App Connects Yahoo, Microsoft Accounts
News  |  3/31/2015
In its latest update to Gmail, Google is offering additional support for Yahoo and Microsoft accounts by giving users a unified view of their different email addresses.
Microsoft's Surface 3 Promises Windows 10, Kills Windows RT
Commentary  |  3/31/2015
Microsoft's newest Surface 3 ditches ARM for Intel. It packs a full version of Windows 8.1 and has an upgrade to Windows 10 coming later. The Surface 3 can be a tablet or a laptop. Prices start at less than $500.
Adobe's Comp CC Layout App Available For iPad
News  |  3/31/2015
Adobe is bringing its Comp CC layout application to the iPad through the Apple App Store, giving designers another mobile option for their needs.
IBM Announces IoT Business Unit, Cloud Services
News  |  3/31/2015
IBM ups the ante on Internet of Things analysis, launching a $3 billion bet on cloud-based ecosystem. How will Microsoft and Amazon respond?
Linux Seeks Security, Unity
News  |  3/30/2015
Experts at the Embedded Linux Conference say that open-source software needs more attention to interoperability, security, and its kernel, for the Internet of Things.
Microsoft Office 365 Gets MDM Boost
News  |  3/30/2015
Mobile device management becomes generally available in Office 365 to meet growing need for secure mobile productivity.
Oracle HCM Cloud Adds Social, Mobile Learning Option
News  |  3/30/2015
Oracle has plenty of options for training, but Oracle Learning Cloud follows SAP, IBM into social, mobile learning management for the YouTube generation.
Microsoft Azure Services Power Ziosk Dining Experience
News  |  3/30/2015
Microsoft HDInsight and Azure ML help Ziosk gain dining insights from more than 77,000 table-top tablets deployed at Chili's and other restaurants.
Big Data Certifications: Finding The One That Works For You
Slideshows  |  3/30/2015
We can't tell you which big data certification programs to choose -- that depends on a number of variables in your personal IT career goals and work situation. What we can do is provide you with a selected list of the vendor certifications available.
Windows 10 Mobile Payments, LiveLoop Acquisition: Microsoft Review
News  |  3/28/2015
Reports of Microsoft acquisitions and partnerships surface amidst updates on Internet Explorer, Project Spartan, and Windows 10.
Internet Explorer's Demise: 7 Things IT Pros Should Know
Slideshows  |  3/26/2015
We still don't have all the answers in regards to exactly what Microsoft is planning for Internet Explorer and Project Spartan. But we know enough to get you started on building a game plan for how you'll continue to support legacy web apps moving forward.
3 Priorities For Enterprise Applications In 2015
Commentary  |  3/26/2015
Competition and cloud delivery haven't done enough to improve enterprise apps. Buyers must pressure vendors for better features, improved usability, and meaningful analytics.
Apple Buys FoundationDB To Improve Apps, Software
Commentary  |  3/25/2015
By acquiring FoundationDB, a database startup, Apple could incorporate the technology in order to improve the performance of key apps and software services.
Microsoft's Project Spartan Gets 'Edge' Over Internet Explorer
News  |  3/25/2015
Internet Explorer 11 will not host Microsoft's new "Edge" browser engine, but Project Spartan will.
Amazon Cloud Shortcut Offered Via Pivotal Cloud Foundry
News  |  3/25/2015
VMware spinoff Pivotal brings out a supported version of Pivotal Cloud Foundry with an ability to launch servers on Amazon, as well as on-premises.
Internet Explorer Dependent? Time To Move On
Commentary  |  3/24/2015
Microsoft's move to Project Spartan should be your cue to retire aging enterprise apps that rely on Internet Explorer plug-ins or Active X controls.
Joyent: Run Docker On SmartOS For Greater Security
News  |  3/24/2015
Cloud service provider Joyent bids for Docker workloads by claiming a more secure container environment, with an option for use in on-premises data centers as well.
11 Office 2013 Shortcuts That Will Change Your Life
Slideshows  |  3/24/2015
Think you know everything there is to know about Microsoft Office? Take a look at 11 hidden features that will make you the envy of your co-workers.
Internet Explorer: 10 Reasons You'll Miss It
Commentary  |  3/23/2015
Internet Explorer is retiring. Let's take a nostalgic trip down memory lane for the Web browser that saw us through the turn of the century. We'll miss you IE.
NTP Needs Money: Is A Foundation The Answer?
News  |  3/23/2015
NTP steward Harlan Stenn founded the Network Time Foundation four years ago as an umbrella group to unite and support time-synching open-source projects. But it hasn't gotten far with support.
Windows 10 Release, Big Data Analysis: Microsoft Roundup
Slideshows  |  3/21/2015
Microsoft brought news of cloud and big data at Convergence and major updates to Windows 10 from across the globe.
Microsoft Surface Hub Is Big On Collaboration
Commentary  |  3/20/2015
Microsoft's Surface Hub aims to do for collaboration what the Surface does for personal productivity.
Docker At 2: From Shaky Start To Open-Source Star
News  |  3/20/2015
Co-founder Solomon Hykes reflects on the startup's roots in Paris, its failed first effort to get containers moving, and how Docker then became a fast-growing data center hit.
Shadow IT: 8 Ways To Cope
Slideshows  |  3/18/2015
If you're sick and tired of Shadow IT in your organization, you're not alone. Here are some coping mechanisms to help you get a handle on things.
UC: A Work Still In Progress
Commentary  |  3/18/2015
Unified communication as a tool for enterprise collaboration is making progress but remains very much a work in progress.
Windows 10: Coming in Summer 2015
News  |  3/18/2015
Microsoft will launch Windows 10 this summer in 111 languages across 190 countries.
Adobe Document Cloud Takes Aim At Paper
News  |  3/18/2015
The company's forthcoming cloud-backed Acrobat DC, with the help of mobile devices, promises to turn paper documents into editable digital forms.
Windows 10 Eliminates Passwords
News  |  3/17/2015
Microsoft is bringing more personalization and security features to Windows 10, including biometric authentication to unlock a device.
Microsoft Cloud-First Push Shines In CRM, Lags In ERP
Commentary  |  3/17/2015
Microsoft's Dynamics CRM Online business is growing quickly, but Dynamics AX Online is still stuck at the gate. What's the holdup?
IBM, Twitter Offerings Yield Business Results
News  |  3/17/2015
Big Blue's partnership with Twitter underscores the business value of social media. IBM is suggesting that if you look, you can see the impact of tweets on your bottom line.
Microsoft Office Delve Learns From You
News  |  3/16/2015
Microsoft's Office Delve, its new Office 365 productivity and collaboration program, got a few key updates, and you might be able to test them out.
Microsoft CEO Nadella: We're Building Systems Of Intelligence
News  |  3/16/2015
Microsoft and CEO Satya Nadella are looking beyond Dynamics to focus on empowering individuals, businesses, and industries with new technologies. Those are the themes at this year's Convergence show.
Twilio: Connecting Enterprise Telecom To The Cloud
News  |  3/16/2015
A new service aims to simplify the connection of enterprise communications services to the cloud. Will software transform your telecommunications services?
Microsoft Convergence 2015: More Change Ahead
News  |  3/14/2015
Microsoft's business technology conference will undergo some fundamental changes, kick-started and driven by CEO Satya Nadella.
Microsoft Cortana Coming To iOS, Android, Report Claims
News  |  3/13/2015
An artificial intelligence project entitled "Einstein" will enhance Microsoft's Cortana to compete with Apple's Siri on iOS and Google's Android.
10 Apple Watch Apps: Which Ones Will You Use?
Slideshows  |  3/13/2015
Apple is trying to find a compelling reason for you to buy the Apple Watch. Would these apps do the trick?
Windows Looks To Gain In Sluggish Tablet Market, IDC Finds
News  |  3/12/2015
Android will dominate iOS and Windows in a sluggish tablet market over the next five years. However, Microsoft is expected to grow its marketshare.
Apple Watch Meets Salesforce Enterprise Apps
News  |  3/12/2015
Salesforce is among the first enterprise application vendors to offer Apple Watch apps. Here's how watch apps differ from phone apps.
IBM Watson: 10 New Jobs For Cognitive Computing
Slideshows  |  3/12/2015
IBM Watson is adding language-processing, image-recognition, and reasoning services to power these 10 breakthrough applications that scale up human-like analysis.
Android, iOS, Windows Phone: What's Best For BYOD?
Slideshows  |  3/12/2015
Protecting data on mobile devices is more important than ever, especially with workers using their own smartphones and tablets. For IT pros, which of the three major platforms -- iOS, Android, Windows -- provides the best option for a BYOD plan?
NTP's Fate Hinges On 'Father Time'
News  |  3/11/2015
The Network Time Protocol provides a foundation to modern computing. So why does NTP's support hinge so much on the shaky finances of one 59-year-old developer?
Salesforce Service Cloud Intelligence: Leader Or Laggard?
News  |  3/9/2015
Salesforce Intelligence Engine promises to route service calls to the right agents, balance case workloads, and ease service across channels. On some counts, Oracle has it beat.
Windows Phone 10 Updates, Office 2016: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  3/7/2015
Microsoft previewed Office 2016 for Mac, unveiled new Lumia smartphones, and let some more Windows 10 details slip this week.
3 Technologies To Power Up The Industrial Workforce
Commentary  |  3/6/2015
The combination of the physical web, artificial intelligence, and smart glasses will drive productivity.
Red Hat Launches Atomic Host To Run Containers
News  |  3/6/2015
Red Hat has worked closely with Docker to produce a stripped-down version of Linux to run containers efficiently.
iPad Pro Update: Larger Model Delayed
News  |  3/5/2015
The rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro gets pushed back as Apple determines which features are best for enterprise users.
Salesforce Marketing Cloud Gets Predictive
News  |  3/5/2015
Salesforce announces Predictive Decisions features to personalize marketing. Data science drives clicky content and offers.
IBM Buys AlchemyAPI: What Watson Gains
News  |  3/4/2015
IBM acquires AlchemyAPI to improve Watson's capacity for natural-language processing, image analysis, and understanding human behavior.
ServiceNow Seeks To Automate 3 More Departments
News  |  3/4/2015
The pioneer of IT help desk automation tries to crack into legal, finance, and marketing by offering more customization.
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