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Google Reportedly Building Internet Speed Test Into Search
News  |  6/29/2016
Google wants to give its users the ability test their internet speed right from the search application. In order to do this, the company is partnering with M-Lab to make it a reality.
Google Project Bloks Looks To Push Code Literacy For Kids
News  |  6/28/2016
A research project being developed by Google and others strives to teach computational thinking.
Microsoft's $1 Billion-Plus Acquisitions: 9 Big Bets
Slideshows  |  6/27/2016
Microsoft's recent $26.2 billion purchase of LinkedIn is not the first time Redmond has spent big bucks to snap up a company. Here's a closer look at 9 of the software giant's acquisitions that topped $1 billion.
8 Free iOS, Android Apps For Job Hunters
Slideshows  |  6/24/2016
Your smartphone could be the key to your next employment opportunity. Here are 8 iPhone and Android apps that give you the tools to seek, explore, and apply for new jobs.
9 Tools To Help You Build A Better Bot
Slideshows  |  6/23/2016
AI-fueled automation is all the rage in customer service, but a bot gone wrong can do your business more harm than good. We spotlight the better bot platforms presently available to help keep your automation ambitions in line with what your customers really want.
Software Industry's $1 Trillion Impact On US Economy
News  |  6/22/2016
BSA|The Software Alliance has issued its first report looking beyond GDP and direct employment statistics to estimate the direct and indirect ways the software industry influences the US economy.
Microsoft SharePoint App Now On iOS
News  |  6/21/2016
Microsoft is rolling out the SharePoint mobile app to iOS devices, giving corporate users the ability to access their company intranet content, portals, and contacts while on the go.
Sapho Gives Enterprise Applications A Millennial-Friendly Makeover
News  |  6/16/2016
Logging into and performing tasks on what can be dozens of different enterprise applications can eat up a lot of an enterprise employee's workday. A company called Sapho is looking to solve that with a "micro app" on-premises platform that delivers a unified interface of tasks to users via desktop or smartphone.
Business Continuity Can't Rely On Twitter
Commentary  |  6/15/2016
When you need to tell the IT team how to respond in an emergency, you need something more powerful than Twitter. Exactly how much more do you need?
The Rise Of The Bots: 11 Ways Your Business Can Prepare
Slideshows  |  6/15/2016
Business is ripe for a bot explosion. The foundational technologies are available, industry behemoths are fanning the fire, users are demanding better experiences, and companies are looking for new ways to optimize their financial performance. Are you ready?
Will Microsoft Keep LinkedIn's Commitment To Open Source?
Commentary  |  6/14/2016
Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn gives the software giant a social network for professional and business users. But does the deal threaten LinkedIn's ongoing involvement and commitment to the open source community?
Microsoft Buying LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion
News  |  6/13/2016
The deal is Microsoft's largest acquisition yet. It's aimed at transforming the company's productivity tools and communications efforts.
Facebook's Safety Check Activated For First Time In US
Commentary  |  6/13/2016
The Orlando nightclub shooting prompted Facebook to turn on its Safety Check tool so survivors of the massacre could let friends and family know they were safe.
Twitter Password Leak: Users, Hacks Of Other Sites To Blame?
News  |  6/11/2016
Nearly 33 million Twitter usernames and passwords have been reportedly made public, but the micro-blogging site says its servers were not hacked. Then how did it happen?
Apple, Google App Store Changes Could Pay Off For Devs
News  |  6/10/2016
Ahead of the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple has revealed plans to introduce search ads and expand subscription support for apps in its App Store, while Google is testing its own subscription changes.
10 iPhone, Android Apps To Master Work-Life Balance
Slideshows  |  6/8/2016
Technology makes it easier for you to take your work anywhere, but it can also help you balance your personal and professional lives. Here are 10 iPhone and Android apps that fit the bill.
Mark Zuckerberg's LinkedIn, Other Social Media Accounts Hacked
News  |  6/6/2016
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg may be like a lot of us internet users when it comes to online security -- too lazy to create unique passwords for each account. The result is that his LinkedIn and other social media accounts were hacked over the weekend.
WWDC: Apple's Opportunity To Open Up To Keep Up
Commentary  |  6/6/2016
Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference kicks off next week. While the company will likely introduce new products, what it really needs is a new attitude.
Facebook Tunes AI To Understand Text
News  |  6/3/2016
With DeepText, Facebook aims to interpret what its users want, and maybe sell something along the way.
Google's Magenta Project: Can Machines Be Musicians?
Commentary  |  6/2/2016
Through a project called Magenta, Google's machine learning researchers hope to understand whether computer-generated music can qualify as art.
Sirin Labs' 'Military-Grade' Smartphone Sports Celebrity Price
News  |  6/2/2016
The Solarin smartphone promises security, including on-device malware protection and optional encryption -- for those who have everything else.


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