Research firm Gartner says over 20 percent of enterprises will invest in security for business initiatives using Internet of Things devices by 2017.
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Previously just an annual update, Dropbox now plans to issue transparency reports twice per year.
But Yahoo didn't score an all-out victory being that "portions of the documents remain sealed and classified to this day, unknown even to our team."
Facebook talks about how its using social listening to better target ads.
In a deal that makes strategic sense and buys HP a lot of open source credibility, the company acquires Eucalyptus to round out its private and hybrid cloud plans.
Apple didn't spend much stage time explaining the tokenization process that underpins Apple Pay, but the method is seen as one of the most secure and fraud proof payment mechanisms available.
Aimed primarily at education users, the internet giant collaborated with a number of experts on this project, including the National Federation of the Blind and the University of Michigan.
Gogo's partnership with T-Mobile on in-flight texting highlights how internet access 30,000 feet up will likely blend with wireless on the ground. Could a carrier like Verizon buy Gogo?
The storage giant, which holds an 80 percent stake in VMware, is exploring exiting the deal, citing the virtualization giant as a "distraction."
Movirtu makes virtual identity software that can help businesses avoid costly fees incurred when a device is used for both business and personal use.