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SmartThings Hub Gets Smarter
News  |  9/3/2015  | 
The IoT controller has gained battery backup and the ability to handle streaming video.
Salesforce App Eases Tasks For Sales Reps
News  |  9/3/2015  | 
Salesforce reveals Service Wave Analytics, a role-specific application built on its Wave Platform that gathers information for service representatives and their managers.
Google Apps Refines Collaboration Tools
News  |  9/2/2015  | 
Updates to Google Apps offer a way to track recent document changes and content creation assistance driven by machine learning.
Microsoft, Google, Mozilla Abandon RC4 Cryptographic Standard
Commentary  |  9/2/2015  | 
With Microsoft, Google, and Mozilla turning against the RC4 cryptographic suite, the standard will likely die in 2016.
Google Logo Gets Mobile Makeover
News  |  9/2/2015  | 
Google has swapped out its old logo in favor of a simpler design optimized for a broader range of devices.
Microsoft Insider: 2 Days On Redmond Campus
Slideshows  |  9/2/2015  | 
Ever wonder what life is like in Redmond? Here's what I saw during a two-day experience on Microsoft's massive campus.
iOS 9 Ad Blocking Could Alter Internet Commerce
Commentary  |  9/1/2015  | 
Whether it's a cynical move or not, Apple's upcoming release of iOS 9 can give users the ability to block ads on a mobile browser. This is a serious concern for online advertisers.
Android Wear For iOS Launches
News  |  8/31/2015  | 
iPhone owners can now interact with Android Wear devices.
Google OnHub Router: My First 24 Hours
Slideshows  |  8/31/2015  | 
Google's OnHub is a router for people who don't want to deal with routers. Here's what it looks like, inside and out.
Windows 10 Hits 75 Million Installs, Windows 95 At 20: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/29/2015  | 
After Windows 95 turned 20, we learned about the future of Windows 10, SharePoint Server 2016, and Cortana for Android.
Amazon Underground Makes In-App Goods Free
News  |  8/28/2015  | 
Android developers now have the option to be paid by the minute rather than by fees for in-app items.
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?
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Enters Preview
News  |  8/25/2015  | 
Microsoft's SharePoint Server 2016 is ready for preview, along with a new cloud hybrid search service for SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016.
Microsoft's Cortana For Android Beta Released
Commentary  |  8/25/2015  | 
Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant is now available for Android smartphones through a beta release.
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.
Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Slideshows  |  8/23/2015  | 
Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Top 5 Features
News  |  8/22/2015  | 
The Galaxy Note 5, Samsung's next-generation phablet, is getting strong reviews. Here are the handset's best qualities.
Windows Server 2016 Preview, Surface Pro 4 Rumors: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/22/2015  | 
Microsoft delivers preview builds for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 as the rumor mill leaks news of a massive October hardware launch.
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 of-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.
Intel Developer Forum: Spiders, Flying Sharks, And Drones
Slideshows  |  8/20/2015  | 
The future may be unwritten, but we have pictures.
Google’s OnHub Router Promises Easier WiFi
News  |  8/19/2015  | 
With OnHub, Google hopes to simplify home networking, to encourage interest in IoT devices.
Intel CEO Sees A Bright Future For IoT, Developers
News  |  8/19/2015  | 
Tiny computers, real-time depth sensing, and breakthrough memory technology are among the innovations featured at this year's Intel Developer Forum. CEO Brian Krzanich detailed how connected devices will change the way we all do business.
Amazon Report: How Bezos Should Respond
News  |  8/18/2015  | 
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said he doesn't see the dystopian workplace described in a New York Times exposé. That doesn't mean it's not there. Let Amazon be judged by how it treats the least among its workers.
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.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge+: Side By Side
Slideshows  |  8/14/2015  | 
Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Note 5 and the S6 Edge+ mobile devices to stay ahead of the Apple curve. We give you a side-by-side comparison of the two smartphones.
iPad Revamp Targets Business Users
News  |  8/13/2015  | 
Following a sales slowdown, Apple is working with more than 40 companies to make its iPad a more appealing enterprise tool.
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.
Salesforce Demos Apple Watch Apps For Business
News  |  8/12/2015  | 
Salesforce extends its support for Apple Watch with 20 new partner apps built on its Salesforce1 platform.
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.
Microsoft, Docker Intensify Container Collaboration
News  |  8/11/2015  | 
This week, Docker and Microsoft CTOs reported on their joint engineering work on containers for Windows Server. The two said their collaboration is on track.
Google Alphabet Spells Out New Corporate Structure
News  |  8/11/2015  | 
Larry Page will become the CEO of a company called Alphabet, an umbrella operation. Google will operate under it, with Sundar Pichai as its CEO.
Google Hangouts For Android Gets Spiffy Update
News  |  8/10/2015  | 
A fresh coat of paint brings Hangouts for Android into the Material Design era. Discover what it will mean for users.
Microsoft's Cortana Available For Android Users
News  |  8/10/2015  | 
Microsoft is reaching out to fans of Google's Android, trying to lure them away from Google Now by making its own digital assistant, Cortana, available to them.
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 Opens Windows Bridge For iOS To Developers
News  |  8/7/2015  | 
Microsoft released an early look at its iOS bridge for developers. A final release is scheduled for this fall.
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.
Why Android Fragmentation Is A Good Thing
Commentary  |  8/7/2015  | 
A recent report talks about the "fragmented" Android market. We think "diverse" is a more accurate word to describe the state of affairs. Here's why that's a good thing.
Shadow IT: It's Much Worse Than You Think
Commentary  |  8/6/2015  | 
The number of unauthorized cloud apps being used in the enterprise is 15 to 20 times higher than CIOs predicted, according to a Cisco report. What's a CIO to do?
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.
Microsoft HoloLens Ready For Developers, Enterprises
Commentary  |  8/4/2015  | 
Microsoft has learned a lesson from Google Glass. The company's HoloLens is designed for developers who want to create enterprise, not consumer, applications.
Microsoft's Incent Games Acquisition Blends CRM, Fantasy Sports
News  |  8/4/2015  | 
The purchase of Incent Games and its sales gamification platform FantasySalesTeam will help Microsoft drive CRM adoption and team competition.
Beyond Windows 10: 6 Microsoft Releases To Watch
Slideshows  |  8/4/2015  | 
After the global rollout of Windows 10, we look at what's coming up for Microsoft's new operating system and overall product lineup.
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.
Apple Prepping Siri-Powered Voicemail Transcriptions
News  |  8/3/2015  | 
The service would transcribe incoming voicemail into messages for easier consumption.
Google Glass Eyes Enterprise, Healthcare Firms
News  |  8/1/2015  | 
Although the first edition of Google Glass didn't take off, the company is retooling the device for specialty industries such as healthcare and energy.
Windows 10 Hits 14M PCs, Office Update: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/1/2015  | 
This week brought us the public launch of Windows 10, global Microsoft celebrations, updated Office for Windows apps, and news on Windows 10 mobile.
10 Must-Have Mac OS X Apps
Slideshows  |  7/31/2015  | 
Apple may have some work to do to restore its reputation for software, but third-party developers have got the company's back.
Microsoft Office Mobile Apps Land On Windows 10
News  |  7/31/2015  | 
Microsoft rolls out four Office Mobile apps -- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote -- alongside the worldwide debut of Windows 10.
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