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2014 Roundup: This Year in Mobile Apps
News  |  12/31/2014
Health insurers were busy with app development this year, but the P&C sector also narrowed its focus on broadening mobile capabilities.
5 Smartphone Wishes For 2015
News  |  12/31/2014
Smartphones must do better in five key areas -- starting with battery life.
Mobile Payments: 5 Things To Expect In 2015
News  |  12/31/2014
Mobile payment technology has new momentum going into 2015. What's next?
2014: The Year Of The Digital Banking Tipping Point
News  |  12/31/2014
Digital banking went from buzzword to standard in 2014. Bank Systems & Technology's top 7 articles about digital illustrate the concept's momentum.
Apple Devices Top Holiday Gift List
News  |  12/30/2014
iPhones, iPads represented more than half of mobile devices activated this holiday season.
10 Threats Worse Than Artificial Intelligence
News  |  12/30/2014
Killer robots and malicious computers may keep technical geniuses up at night, but we need more artificial intelligence to keep natural stupidity in check.
5 Facebook Wishes For 2015
News  |  12/30/2014
Facebook tweaked this and that in 2014, but there are still several improvements we'd like to see.
Phoning Home From Mars On Christmas Eve
News  |  12/30/2014
For six simulated space explorers, practicing for a Mars mission means never having a real-time conversation with anyone "back on Earth."
How Big Data Will Drive 5G
News  |  12/29/2014
Never heard of "the tactile Internet"? You will. Here's how data-driven applications and services are shaping the development of 5G wireless.
Samsung Speeds Up Note 4 Smartphone
News  |  12/29/2014
Samsung cancels Galaxy Alpha, adjusts smartphone lineup just days ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show.
5 Education Tech Trends For 2015
Commentary  |  12/29/2014
Education is being flipped on its head by technology. Teachers see the promise -- and the pitfalls.
6 IT Trends To Watch In 2015
Commentary  |  12/29/2014
In the new year, mobility evolves, the hybrid cloud grows, and big data will need more people skills.
8 Biggest Tech Disappointments Of 2014
Slideshows  |  12/29/2014
From Uber's dirty tactics to Silicon Valley's lack of diversity, look back at the year's biggest letdowns.
Apple's iPads: 4 Things To Watch In 2015
Commentary  |  12/29/2014
Apple's iPad sales slowed down in 2014, but the company can open new avenues for growth in 2015, especially among enterprise customers.
CES 2015: Year Of The What?
Commentary  |  12/29/2014
Will 2015 be the Year of the Outrageously Expensive TV, or just another Year of Incremental Improvements in Technology?
6 Tips For Managing Worldwide Offices
Commentary  |  12/26/2014
Set clear goals, communicate in real-time, and other advice for keeping far-flung teams on the same page.
Top 10 Social Network Blunders Of 2014
Slideshows  |  12/26/2014
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media sites really stepped in it this year. Check out these 10 boneheaded moves that infuriated users.
5 Best Smartphones Of 2014
News  |  12/23/2014
There's never been a better time to buy a smartphone. These five stood out from the pack.
Microsoft: 5 Must-Do's In 2015
Commentary  |  12/23/2014
Microsoft had a strong 2014. To continue its momentum, the company has some work to do next year.
Tech-Free Vacation: Why Unplugging Isn't Practical
Commentary  |  12/23/2014
Many of us crave a holiday break from technology, but sometimes it's easier said than done.
Mobile Changes Build Vs. Buy Equation
News  |  12/22/2014
NY-Presbyterian CIO Aurelia Boyer says the need for mobile innovation has driven her back into the application development business, but she wants to keep it manageable.
5 Worst Smartphones Of 2014
News  |  12/22/2014
We've seen some incredible flops in the smartphone market this year. Here are the most notorious stinkers.
Android Antitrust Lawsuit Given Another Chance
News  |  12/19/2014
Judge expressed concern about the plaintiffs' case, but didn't altogether dismiss lawsuit alleging Google antitrust violations.
Big Data: 6 Bold Predictions For 2015
News  |  12/19/2014
'Tis the season when industry soothsayers don their prognostication caps to make fearless forecasts for the coming year. What does the crystal ball say about big data?
Android 5.0 Lollipop: Smartphone OS Arrival Guide
News  |  12/18/2014
When will your device get the latest version of Android? Here's the scoop from phone makers.
Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Commentary  |  12/18/2014
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices.
Wearables In 2015: 4 Predictions
News  |  12/18/2014
Smart glasses like Google Glass get put to the test in the enterprise, while smartwatches slowly woo consumers thanks to the Apple Watch.
7 Excuses To Avoid Family Tech Support
News  |  12/18/2014
Are you the family's unofficial IT person? The holidays are a dangerous time: Here's what to say when you're asked to fix messes.
Luxury Watchmaker TAG Heuer Sees Digital 'Tsunami'
Commentary  |  12/17/2014
Maker of TAG Heuer watches shifts gears, now plans to craft a smartwatch and possibly make acquisitions, in the wake of Apple Watch.
BlackBerry Returns To Its Roots With Classic
News  |  12/17/2014
BlackBerry hopes keyboard aficionados will pick up the Classic smartphone in lieu of iPhones and Androids.
Salesforce.com Connects To Microsoft SharePoint
News  |  12/17/2014
Salesforce Files Connect offers federated access to multiple content repositories. Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive are next.
Samsung Explores Apple Pay Competitor
News  |  12/16/2014
Samsung seeks partnership with mobile payment startup in effort to compete with Apple Pay.
SpaceCurve Promises Real-Time Location Insight
News  |  12/16/2014
SpaceCurve takes on Oracle and other database vendors with a geospatial platform that brings location analytics to streaming apps.
Microsoft Gains Allies Against US Data Demands
News  |  12/15/2014
Several dozen companies, trade groups, and computer scientists agree that Microsoft should not have to provide data stored in Ireland when presented with a US search warrant.
Facebook Dumps Microsoft Bing
News  |  12/15/2014
Facebook ends its partnership with Bing in favor of its own internal search engine, Facebook Search.
Federal Smartphone App Aims To End DUIs
News  |  12/15/2014
Government-backed app estimates user's blood-alcohol content, offers to call a taxi if smartphone owner can't pass the traffic games.
Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
News  |  12/15/2014
After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
Big Data Tool Analyzes Intentions: Cool Or Creepy?
News  |  12/15/2014
Lexalytics intention analysis tool determines what you're going to do before you do it, the company says. This goes beyond sentiment analysis.
Secret CIO: Stop Making Stupid Software Decisions
Commentary  |  12/15/2014
The way we evaluate and implement software is broken. Stop shooting for consensus from line-of-business VPs and start asking IT to become business experts.
LinkedIn Site Makeover: What's New
News  |  12/13/2014
LinkedIn streamlines its homepage and adds new tools to user profiles. Here's what you need to know.
Iowa Mobile ID Program Raises Privacy Questions
News  |  12/12/2014
The state of Iowa proposes using a mobile app as an option to a traditional driver's license -- but security questions abound.
Microsoft Teases Windows 10 Details
News  |  12/12/2014
Microsoft on January 21 plans to disclose more details on the OS's touch-focused, consumer-oriented side.
Web Becomes Less Free
News  |  12/12/2014
Censorship, lack of privacy, and other ills threaten the health of the Web, says World Wide Web Foundation.
Geekend: Oculus Rift Tourism
Commentary  |  12/12/2014
The tourism industry hopes to lure us with virtual reality previews of destinations viewed with the Oculus Rift and other VR headsets. Will it backfire?
Cisco Reveals Analytics Strategy
News  |  12/12/2014
Cisco says insights can't wait for data to travel from Internet of Things devices to the data center. Its solution: Analysis at the network's edge.
United To Equip Flight Attendants With iPhone 6 Plus
News  |  12/11/2014
United Airlines plans to distribute 23,000 iPhone 6 Plus devices to flight attendants to improve customer service and communications.
Cloud Storage's Race To Zero
Commentary  |  12/11/2014
The race to provide free unlimited cloud storage can't end well, not for the vendors -- or the customers who believe they have finally found a free lunch.
Windows 10 Likely To Go Freemium, Analysts Say
News  |  12/10/2014
Microsoft needs new ways to generate revenue, and a subscription-based Windows 10 version is a likely approach. But consumers may get a basic version for free.
Intel Launches Internet Of Things Platform
News  |  12/10/2014
Chipmaker wants to shape the way Internet-connected devices are designed, deployed, and managed.
Can Google's ReCAPTCHA Swat The Bots?
Commentary  |  12/10/2014
New API promises to cut down on the annoyance factor of proving to websites we're human.
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