The cloud and retail giant is preparing to expand its voice-activated assistant's capabilities with the launch of a beta software development kit to help outsiders to build apps.
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Microsoft's latest future-concept video features software, services and hardware that are all about productivity.
Microsoft has made a handful of new, free experimental productivity apps for Windows Phone and Android available for download from its Garage incubator.
Take your Android tablet to work with these apps. Track your time, stay on top of what you need to do, and collaborate with colleagues.
If you're a Dropbox user who owns an iPhone or iPad, then your life is about to get a lot more productive.
The iPad is a capable tool for work but requires good apps to provide the needed functionality. These 10 apps will go a long way to meeting the needs of most iPad users. You can't work all the time so we threw in a hot new game for down time.
Microsoft rolls out its first updates for the year to Office Online, its free productivity apps for consumers.
As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.
The platform for developing internet-of-things analytics apps combines Wipro's support services with Software AG's streaming analytics product suite.
Citrix updates XenMobile as it aims to pull away from the enterprise mobility management pack.
What products from CES 2015 will appeal to Apple device owners?
Apple doesn't attend the CES, but was in the news this week. Apple offers an unlocked iPhone, a theory behind the buggy software of late, and a CEO predicts Apple Watch will be a killer.
Want access to your desktop PC when away from your desk? Fear not, here are a handful of apps to help keep you work like you're in the office when you're actually away somewhere else.
It looks like Apple has a serious problem when it comes to software quality, and it is something that the company needs to address if it wants to avoid a backlash.
As mobile becomes more ubiquitous, people are discovering their devices can be used for more than gaming and entertainment.
With no solid business productivity apps, as well as continually perpetuating the 'toxic hellstew', Google's mobile OS is still missing from my personal tech stable two years after I abandoned it. But there's some hope for it yet.
Big Data tools are complex and there are many "moving parts" to install, tune and deploy. The installation of the hardware and software can require weeks of work and require expertise that is simply unavailable in the mid-market. BlueData believes it has the solution.
A Pacific Crest survey highlights how Microsoft stands to gain over the next three years, CIOs are seeing software price increases and decreases in maintenance and prepackaged apps are on the way.
The launch of new orchestration tools will simplify things for anyone trying to create and manage distributed apps made of multiple containers, according to Docker CEO Ben Golub.
If you're willing to look, there are some excellent tech gadgets and gifts out there that don't require a second mortgage.
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