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Stop Doing This On LinkedIn Now
News  |  9/30/2014
Watch out for these missteps that might undermine your presence on the professional networking site.
Ello: Why Users Will Say Goodbye
Commentary  |  9/29/2014
Hundreds of thousands of users have flocked to new social network Ello, which promises it won't sell advertising or your data. Here's why they won't stay.
Microsoft Windows Threshold Site Appears Early
News  |  9/29/2014
Everybody expects Microsoft to preview a new version of Windows this week, and a company website that was accidentally made public over the weekend supports that idea.
Tech In Far-Flung Settings
Slideshows  |  9/29/2014
Technology is finding its way into formerly inaccessible places, often with amazing or beautiful results. But are you ready for drone selfies?
BlackBerry Sells 200,000 Passport Smartphones
News  |  9/26/2014
BlackBerry's Passport sales show there's still a place for smartphones with keyboards, but they also show the company's modest ambitions.
Microsoft, Google & Apple: Education Smackdown
News  |  9/26/2014
Microsoft tries to woo students with free Office 365 accounts as Apple and Google continue to make gains in the classroom.
Apple iPhone 6 Bendgate: Top 10 Tweets
News  |  9/26/2014
Apple says a bend in the iPhone 6 Plus is "extremely rare" but that didn't stop anyone from poking fun.
Amazon Expands Twitter Trial To Wish Lists
News  |  9/25/2014
Twitter users can save Amazon products to their wish list by replying to tweets with the #AmazonWishList hashtag.
BlackBerry's Hardware Hail Mary: 4 Challenges
News  |  9/25/2014
Is BlackBerry's Passport smartphone a triumph for keyboard loyalists? Or BlackBerry's last hurrah in hardware?
Talko: Collaboration's Missing Link?
News  |  9/24/2014
Ray Ozzie's new app, Talko, blends live and recorded voice conversations with text messages and images for mobile workforces. We talk to Talko co-founder Matt Pope.
9 Innovative Products: Designers Of Things Conference
Slideshows  |  9/24/2014
Wearable, 3D printing, and Internet of Things technologies are in their infancy. But these products show that design can satisfy both the head and the heart.
6 Ways To Consumerize IT Without Dumbing Down
Commentary  |  9/23/2014
Here's how to make enterprise software more user-friendly while also maintaining its capabilities and security.
Microsoft OneDrive Offer Targets iOS 8 Storage Pains
News  |  9/22/2014
Microsoft increases free OneDrive cloud storage to 30 GB -- but only if you act before the end of the month.
Google Ditches Mandatory Google+ Signups
News  |  9/22/2014
When you sign up for a service such as Gmail or Google Docs, you may opt out of Google+ via a "No thanks" button.
6 Habits Of Unsuccessful IT Pros
News  |  9/22/2014
Watch out for these career sinkholes -- and learn how to recover if you've fallen into one.
Choosing A UC Vendor: 5 Tips
News  |  9/20/2014
Choosing the right UC system can be confusing and expensive. KelCor analyst and Interop speaker Brent Kelly offers five tips to help you save money and stay in control.
Facebook Tweaks News Feed Again
News  |  9/19/2014
A new Facebook formula will prioritize recent posts more than relevancy. Here's a primer on what to expect.
Apple CEO: We Don't Covet Your Data
News  |  9/18/2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook highlights the company's commitment to privacy in an open letter.
Facebook Explains iOS 8 App Privacy Changes
News  |  9/18/2014
Despite tweaks to a privacy setting in iOS 8, Facebook says it's not tracking you any more than it already has been.
Enterprise Social Networks: 4 Pillars
News  |  9/18/2014
Success starts and ends with integration. Here's how to finally make collaboration click.
If Social Networks Had Theme Songs
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
A description of every major social network through the joy of song.
Have Apple's iPads Peaked?
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Many reviewers consider Apple's new iPhones to be essential upgrades. Now the company needs new iPads that inspire the same excitement.
Facebook Developing App For Private Sharing
News  |  9/17/2014
Facebook's in-development "Moments" app could make sharing with small groups easier. Here's what we know, plus tips to manage friend lists now.
Augmented Reality Digital Headsets Get Real
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Augmented reality is about to get compelling. Digital eyewear will make it happen. And it's happening sooner than you think.
Apple Watch: A Cure For Smartphone Addiction
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Here's how adding another gadget actually might help restore order to our obsessive digital lives.
Net Neutrality: 5 Things To Know
News  |  9/17/2014
The Internet was never as neutral as you might think. Here's why the FCC is mulling stricter regulations for mobile service providers as well.
Microsoft Brings OneNote To Wearables
News  |  9/16/2014
Microsoft releases OneNote for Android Wear, gets OneNote ready for iOS 8, and introduces a major Office Lens update for Windows Phone.
Facebook App Privacy Revamp: Check Your Settings
News  |  9/16/2014
Facebook's redesigned App Settings page makes it easier to control apps and the information they can access. Here's what you need to know.
Apple Lets Users Reject U2
News  |  9/16/2014
Apple iTunes users who don't want U2's free album, "Songs of Innocence," can now be rid of it.
LinkedIn Tips: 5 Ways To Manage Endorsements
News  |  9/16/2014
LinkedIn Endorsements and Recommendations have changed very little, until now. Here's a look at the updates, plus new ways to optimize them.
Microsoft's Minecraft Buy: 6 Interesting Facts
News  |  9/15/2014
Microsoft acquisition of game developer Mojang is turning heads. Here's some context.
We're Not All Nerds Now
Commentary  |  9/15/2014
Nerd culture is about exploring systems and pushing boundaries, not just being a gadget enthusiast. If you want to be a nerd, you have to do the work.
3 Facebook News Feed Changes, Explained
News  |  9/13/2014
This week Facebook launched a privacy tool, more ad options, and two updates to video. Here's a closer look at what's new.
Apple's Next Chapter: 10 Key Issues
Slideshows  |  9/11/2014
Apple is ready to enter the wearables market, but current technology only gets the company halfway there.
5 Apple Wearables We Wanted But Didn't Get
Commentary  |  9/11/2014
The Apple Watch marks Apple's bold foray into the wearables market, but we were hoping for one more thing. Well, maybe five.
Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
News  |  9/10/2014
At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
Facebook Updates Put Spotlight On Video
News  |  9/10/2014
Facebook rolls out a view counter and new tools for businesses to capitalize on video's growing presence on the social network.
Intel Touts Tablets, Moore's Law At IDF
News  |  9/10/2014
Intel execs at IDF promoted ultra-thin tablets, showed off depth-sensing cameras -- and repeated the mantra that PCs aren't dead yet.
U2 Album Giveaway: What's Apple's Angle?
Commentary  |  9/10/2014
As part of iPhone and Apple Watch launch hoopla, 500 million iTunes subscribers get U2's "Songs of Innocence" for free. But what do Apple and U2 hope to gain?
Apple Watch: Useless Beauty, Brilliant Engineering
News  |  9/10/2014
Apple's entry into the wearable market both disappoints and delights. But the Apple watch will breathe life into the entire wearable industry.
Apple Pay: Mobile Payments' Long-Awaited Star?
News  |  9/9/2014
Apple Pay sounds easy to use, but will it be the mobile wallet system that finally cracks the market?
Apple iPhone 6, Apple Watch: What's Missing
News  |  9/9/2014
Apple did many things right with its new iPhone and Watch hardware, but left a few key technologies out of the mix.
Apple Unveils Watch, iPhone 6
News  |  9/9/2014
Apple dives into wearables, debuts two new iPhones -- and promises to revolutionize mobile payments with Apple Pay.
Twitter Buy Button Allows In-App Shopping
News  |  9/9/2014
Tweets from select brands will feature embedded Buy buttons that let users make purchases without leaving Twitter's iOS or Android apps.
#Ebola Lessons: How Social Media Gets Infected
Commentary  |  9/9/2014
Social networks can be both hero and villain during disease outbreaks and other public panics.
Blinders For Google Glass
News  |  9/9/2014
Cyborg Unplug promises to boot Google Glass and other surveillance devices from local networks.
LA Moves To Drupal To Improve Website Management
News  |  9/9/2014
Los Angeles will move its 40 sites to the open platform and add features such as user notifications, subscriptions, and event registration.
Apple To Dominate Wearables Through 2016: Forrester
News  |  9/8/2014
Forrester Research sees Apple's rumored iWatch as a boon for marketers.
Microsoft Launches Delve For Office 365
News  |  9/8/2014
Microsoft claims Delve, a new Office 365 product, will know which content is important to you before you do.
HTC One (M8) With Windows Phone 8.1: Hands On
Commentary  |  9/8/2014
Windows Phone fans finally have flagship variety with HTC's One (M8). But it probably won't tempt Android or iOS users to Windows Phone 8.1.
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