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BlackBerry said BBM for Windows retains the native user experience and modern design of the Windows UI.
RFID transmitters will be placed inside shoulder pads to track player position, speed and distance during Thursday Night Football games.
Progressive has quietly amassed a trove of driver data with Snapshot, its opt-in driving tracker device.
Oracle said it plans to integrate TOA with its Service Cloud, which is part of the company's customer experience suite, as well as its ERP apps.
Russian officials have asked the companies to hand over their source code so it can be tested for surveillance capabilities.
In what the T-Mobile CEO calls a wireless revolution, the firm continues to poach subscribers from rivals, and has now sailed past the 50 million benchmark.
As Apple's acquisition of Beats Electronics and Beats Music comes close to completion, hundreds of employees may find their positions redundant and their pink slips issued.
The companies have signed an agreement to form a massive battery manufacturing plant dubbed the Gigafactory in the United States.
Microsoft's Nadella posited the new board member's experience will "be invaluable as we transform Microsoft for growth and leadership in the mobile-first, cloud-first world."