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Smartphone Makers Deliver Record-Breaking Third Quarter
News  |  11/30/2014
Apple, Xiaomi, Lenovo, and LG all saw growth, while Samsung's share of the smartphone market dipped yet again.
Tablet Shopping: 7 Tips To Avoid Buyer's Remorse
News  |  11/28/2014
From 8-inch Windows 8.1 slates to iPads to phablets, tablet shoppers have more options than ever this holiday season. Follow these tips to avoid a mistake.
Black Friday Smartphone Deals: 7 Tips
News  |  11/28/2014
Looking to score a smartphone bargain? Let's talk trade-ins and timing.
Geekend's Black Friday Shopping List
Commentary  |  11/28/2014
Seeking some great ideas for your holiday gift list? Look no further, Geekend is here.
Twitter Offers Turn Credit Cards Into Coupons
News  |  11/26/2014
Twitter targets advertisers with its latest commerce program, which lets users store discounts on their credit cards.
Americans Flunk Internet History
News  |  11/26/2014
Pew Research finds gaps in what people understand about the technology they use daily.
10 Windows Tablets, Laptops Under $200: Holiday Steals
Slideshows  |  11/26/2014
Gadget shoppers can choose from an array of sub-$200 Windows 8.1 tablets and laptops -- offering more power than you'd guess.
T-Mobile To Disclose Skewed Speed Tests
News  |  11/25/2014
Following an FCC inquiry, T-Mobile plans to be more transparent about how it alters the way its network appears in certain speed tests.
Nexus 6 Vs. iPhone 6 Plus: Phablet Deathmatch
News  |  11/25/2014
There's never been a better time to buy a big-screened phone. Here's how the Google Nexus 6 and the Apple iPhone 6 Plus stack up.
Google Apps Gets New Enterprise Security Features
News  |  11/25/2014
Google for Work users can access a Devices and Activity dashboard to spot suspicious logins and a new security wizard to help navigate security settings.
Corporate IT's Darwinian Challenge
Commentary  |  11/25/2014
IT organizations face a gradual erosion, and possible extinction, if they don't address the dangers within.
Drones Fitted For Regulatory Collar
News  |  11/24/2014
Federal Aviation Administration rules reportedly will require pilot certification to fly unmanned aircraft systems for commercial purposes.
LinkedIn Tips: 5 New Things To Know
News  |  11/24/2014
LinkedIn's latest updates include blogging and mobile app redesigns, adding certifications to your profile, a custom infographic tool, and WeChat integration.
Net Neutrality: Too Much Spin, Not Enough Facts
Commentary  |  11/24/2014
Let's move past 1990s regulations and preconceived notions about net neutrality and focus on modern ways to prevent anti-competitive behavior.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Sales Tank, CEO In Glare
News  |  11/24/2014
Samsung shipped 40% fewer GS5 smartphones than it expected to, leaving them piled up in warehouses.
Web Search, Transformed: Looking Out For You
Commentary  |  11/24/2014
Microsoft Bing director and author Stefan Weitz discusses how sensors, wearables, and big data are changing search.
Ghostery Makes Privacy Marketable
News  |  11/24/2014
Service that blocks Web tracking code turns out to be good for business, too.
Google Contributor: Pay To Block Ads
News  |  11/21/2014
Google launched a new service that blocks ads on some websites in exchange for a nominal monthly subscription.
Comcast App Lets Customers Track Service Techs
News  |  11/21/2014
Comcast tests a service that alerts customers when technicians are on the way.
Grumpy IT Guy Tries Out Gonzo Tech Journalism
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
I want to quit IT, swig booze, do drugs while speeding across America to Las Vegas, and ruminate about the failure of '60s counterculture.
Marketers Should Look Beyond Facebook, Twitter
News  |  11/21/2014
Build social engagement around your own website, Forrester recommends.
Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
Broadband Demand Hits The High Seas
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
Cruise ship operators Royal Caribbean and Carnival are exploring new ways to provide on-board Internet access, highlighting advances in remote connectivity.
Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
News  |  11/20/2014
Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
Mobile Platforms: The Truth About Third Place
News  |  11/20/2014
In software development, being the #3 platform in the mobile market is as good as being last.
Gorilla Glass 4: Better Smartphone Drop Protection
News  |  11/20/2014
Corning says its next-generation glass is twice as strong as anything now on the market.
Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
News  |  11/20/2014
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
Apple WatchKit: 6 Facts
News  |  11/20/2014
Apple's WatchKit, the initial software development framework for the Apple Watch, is focused on ways to present data from iPhones.
Facebook Groups App Bolsters Microsharing
News  |  11/19/2014
Facebook released yet another standalone app, this time focusing on Groups -- a budding subset of 700,000 users.
Intel's Mobile Change Of Plans
News  |  11/19/2014
As Intel merges its mobile, PC divisions, the promise of a big smartphone division fades.
BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
News  |  11/19/2014
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
News  |  11/19/2014
Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
7 Important Tech Regulatory Issues In 2015
Slideshows  |  11/19/2014
From net neutrality to patent reform and drones, these regulations will be in the spotlight. See what's at stake.
The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Commentary  |  11/19/2014
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
Magpi Mobile Data Tool Aids Ebola Fight
News  |  11/18/2014
Magpi helps healthcare workers collect and process critical information efficiently and reliably as they treat Ebola patients.
Nokia N1 Android Tablet: iPad Mini Lookalike
News  |  11/18/2014
Nokia returns to the mobile hardware game with the N1 tablet, which resembles an iPad Mini but runs Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
News  |  11/18/2014
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
A Super-Wrong Way To Understand Net Neutrality
Commentary  |  11/18/2014
Comparisons to electricity and cable TV are off base. Time for an honest discussion.
10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
News  |  11/18/2014
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
Facebook's Enterprise Ambition: 3 Big Hurdles
Commentary  |  11/18/2014
Even with 1.3 billion users, Facebook's rumored move into enterprise software faces steep obstacles. Can Facebook transform its reputation from data hog to data guardian?
TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
News  |  11/17/2014
Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
Apple, Microsoft Fight For Financial Crown
News  |  11/17/2014
Apple and Microsoft are the world's two most valuable companies, though neither is currently close to Microsoft's peak value from the dot-com era.
Apple Pay Sparks Consumer Interest In Mobile Payments
News  |  11/17/2014
McDonald's, Walgreens, and other retailers report more consumers are using mobile payments.
Why We Must Move To IPv6
Commentary  |  11/17/2014
Facts are facts: The number of IPv4 addresses available in North America will reach zero soon.
IT's 10 Fastest-Growing Paychecks
Slideshows  |  11/17/2014
Check out the IT roles that will see the biggest salary increases in 2015. Can you guess the top three?
Microsoft Office Mobile: Right For You?
Slideshows  |  11/15/2014
Microsoft now offers free iOS and Android versions of its popular Office apps. Are they a good fit for your mobile productivity tools?
Video: Google Inbox, BitCoin On Wall Street, & More
Commentary  |  11/14/2014
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at the new Google Inbox, how BitCoin could change financial services, and other top stories.
Privacy: Zuck Is Not The Devil
Commentary  |  11/14/2014
Facebook's new privacy rules? No reason to get grumpy. US Department of Justice's new "overly friendly skies"? Worthy of outrage.
Justice Dept. Uses Airplanes To Spy On Cellphones
News  |  11/14/2014
US marshals hunt for suspects by flying over cities with technology that tricks cellphones on the ground into giving up their identification codes.
Facebook Privacy Policy Updates: 4 Facts
News  |  11/14/2014
As Facebook tweaks policies yet again, here's what you need to know.
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