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Google, Sanofi Focus On Diabetes Data
News  |  8/31/2015
Google and Sanofi want to make real-time data more useful for diabetes patients and clinicians.
9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
Slideshows  |  8/30/2015
The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
Facebook Claims 1 Billion Users In 1 Day
Commentary  |  8/29/2015
A business milestone or a sign of the apocalypse? Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the social media site had one billion users in one day.
Facebook M Digital Assistant Blends AI, Human Knowledge
Commentary  |  8/27/2015
Digital assistants are all the rage and Facebook's M is the latest in a market that includes Siri, Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon's Echo. However, Facebook is teaming up AI and humans.
Podcasts, Presentations: Help Your Users Improve Quality
Commentary  |  8/27/2015
Our hands-on demo of the iRig Mic Studio shows a tool that can help your users make better podcasts and video presentations. It's a toolset that will allow trainers, executives, sales, and marketing professionals to put a studio in their backpacks and create good recordings from almost anywhere they happen to be.
Google's YouTube Gaming Site Ready For Debut
News  |  8/26/2015
The launch of a YouTube Gaming site in the US and UK will put it in direct competition with Twitch, owned by Amazon.
11 Windows 10 Apps For Your Upgraded PC
Slideshows  |  8/26/2015
The new Windows Store is a highlight of Windows 10. What are the best apps it has to offer?
MasterCard Hackathons Combine Community, Commerce
News  |  8/25/2015
MasterCard sees coding contests as a way to engage with developers and to promote its payment technology, all with an eye toward corporate social responsibility.
10 Handy iPhone Apps Worth Downloading
Slideshows  |  8/25/2015
These financial, health, travel, and productivity apps will only cost you the time it takes to download them.
Office 365 Tops Business Cloud Apps, Study Finds
News  |  8/20/2015
Microsoft Office 365 is the most frequently deployed business app across the globe, according to a report that studied 4,000 off-the-shelf cloud-based products.
Ad Blocking Costing Websites $21B In Revenue, Report Finds
Commentary  |  8/20/2015
A new report from PageFair and Adobe finds ad blocking software will cost websites more than $21 billion in lost revenue this year, and that's only expected to increase in 2016.
Goldman Sachs Puts Elasticsearch To Work
News  |  8/17/2015
Wall Street financial services firm Goldman Sachs benefits from a broader use of open source search engine. Learn how its programmers use it on code projects.
11 Programming Languages That Lost Their Mojo
Slideshows  |  8/16/2015
Programming languages come and go. Here are 11 that have given up the spotlight to more modern options.
Windows 10 Security Updates, Skype News: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/15/2015
This week's Microsoft news roundup includes Build 10512 for Windows 10 Mobile, Skype for Business on iOS and Android, and some major Windows 10 security fixes.
10 Google Milestones: From Stanford Dorm To Alphabet
Slideshows  |  8/13/2015
In the last 25 years, Google has staked out its position as one of the world's preeminent technology companies by almost single-handedly creating Web searching as we know it. Here's a look at 10 key moments, from its inception at Stanford to this week's Alphabet restructuring.
Alphabet Rewrites Google's Script
News  |  8/12/2015
A corporate reorganization completes the transformation Larry Page began when he took over in 2011. Moving Google under Alphabet will shelter the company's brands from one another.
Skype For Business Apps Enter iOS, Android Preview
News  |  8/11/2015
Following the launch of Skype for Business on Windows Phone, Microsoft releases app previews for iOS and Android devices.
Windows 10 Updates, Outlook For Apple Watch: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/8/2015
The week following Microsoft's Windows 10 launch brought new OS updates, CRM acquisitions, and apps for Android Wear and Apple Watch.
Microsoft Outlook, Other Apps Coming To Apple Watch, Android Wear
News  |  8/7/2015
Microsoft Outlook for Apple Watch is one of a few new productivity apps being released for Apple and Android wearables.
Google Fighting New Right To Be Forgotten Proposal
News  |  8/6/2015
A French commission believes delisting from Google search engines should be carried out across all versions of the search engine. Unsurprisingly, Google disagrees.
Windows 10 For Xbox Adds To 'One Microsoft' Vision
News  |  8/5/2015
Microsoft has announced plans to tie Xbox into its Windows 10 ecosystem with a September preview and November launch.
Microsoft Sway Launches For Windows 10, Office 365
News  |  8/5/2015
Sway, a digital storytelling app, has exited public preview. It is now available online and in the Windows Store.
ICANN Proposal: Internet With Less US Oversight
News  |  8/5/2015
An Internet governance committee is seeking comment on a proposal for managing aspects of the Domain Name System with reduced US government oversight.
Hitchhiking Robot Dismembered
News  |  8/3/2015
The friendly hitchBOT met a grisly end in Philadelphia. That tells you all you need to know about human-AI interactions.
Amazon Alexa Voice Service Open To More Developers
News  |  8/3/2015
Amazon is looking to open its Alexa voice service to more developers and offering $100 million to get the service off the ground.
Facebook Drone Is Ready To Fly
News  |  8/1/2015
The social network aims to provide Internet access from the air to those without connectivity options.


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