Should Apple's iWatch double as a payment system it could make checkouts at brick-and-mortar retailers easier. The wearable payment concept has already been proven to work by Disney's MagicBand.
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Dell cribs design cues from its XPS line to bring a 13-inch 2-in-1 to market. Will enterprises bite?
Facebook has started to roll out an exercise that guides users through their security settings and privacy controls with step-by-step instructions.
Bing's 'Image Widget' lands the software, services, and devices giant in hot water. The damages to Getty are "incalculable," the lawsuit says.
Box is also boosting cross-enterprise visibility as well as Security and Event Management (SIEM) integrations with HP and Splunk.
The news confirms recent rumors that the VP of Google's top secret Google X research lab would take the reins for the nation's top tech position from current CTO Todd Park.
Cisco and Red Hat are expanding their partnership to focus on OpenStack integrated infrastructure.
Citrix says the app highlights how the company is focusing its mobile workspace solutions to serve the budding mobile workforce of the modern enterprise.
Lenovo dishes out the goods at IFA 2014, including two high-end smartphones (that probably won't make it to the U.S.) and a business-focused convertibles.
Hootsuite bolsters its enterprise social relationship management software via the acquisition of Brightkit. The company also launches Campaigns.