What Samsung will really need for its Gear smartwatches is some kind of app that would generate cash for developers and interest in Tizen.
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UPDATE 3x: The Google Apps Dashboard has been updated to display a service disruption for Google Chat and Google+ Hangouts.
Box has been busy tailoring its cloud platform for specific industries, making its business strategy more acute -- and hopefully more attractive to investors in both Silicon Valley and on Wall Street.
While CEOs are leaning hard on their marketing lieutenants to help drive business strategy, most CMOs admit their organizations are still unable to capitalize on the mountains of data they're already collecting.
The Ava 500, a telepresence robot from iRobot and Cisco, has exited beta. What remains to be seen is how employees adapt to remote management on the fly.
IBM has categorically denied any involvement with the U.S. National Security Agency's spying spree, and insists it has never handed over client data in the name of surveillance.
Analysts are chirping about how Oracle's hardware business may deliver year over year growth in the fiscal third quarter, but organic growth in the cloud unit is far more important.
Vodafone has confirmed the acquisition of Ono for over $10bn, as the firm seeks to strengthen European operations.
The US Department of Commerce announced today that it would relinquish control over the administration of the Internet.
Facebook already open sourced part of the code powering these utility efficiency dashboards last year. The engineering team explains what is also up for grabs now.