The two companies were already integration partners and sealed the arrangement with an acquisition.
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Apple reported strong numbers for the last three-month period. And if you thought the PC market was anything to go by, you're wrong: the Mac is back.
Microsoft is further targeting startups and ISVs with the opening of the Azure Marketplace, led by the launch of Cloudera for Azure.
The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system is out, and so is its wireless payments system, Apple Pay, designed for the latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
Apple's deal with IBM will see a massive spike in uptake across the iPhone and iPad market, one Wall Street analyst says, at a time where iPad sales continue to stagnate.
In technology there's no such thing as too big too fail. There may be some serious cases of too big to succeed. IBM's third quarter results show how the company needs to run faster to keep up with changes in IT.
The company, which has a popular work management and collaboration tool, has added new visualization features that show enterprises the moving process and people parts.
Developers have a few weeks to test their apps and comply with the new user interface and specifications before Android 5.0 launches in November.
Much like the back-end infrastructure for the Open Graph to constructing data centers around the globe, Facebook's preventative measures and protocols have made from scratch in-house.
The BuySecure initiative will implement enhanced payment security measures throughout the federal government, with hopes that the effort will trickle into the private sector.