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Not all buzzwords are bad. Some actually convey an idea, a concept, or a valid technology. However, some exist to confuse, distort, and empower those who don't want you to know what they're talking about.
Ahead of the launch of the Apple Watch, due sometime early next year, Apple has made WatchKit available to developers who want to create apps for the new platform.
I questioned my sanity after upgrading to Yosemite a few days ago because of the extremely sluggish performance. Today I updated to 10.10.1 and am happy again.
In a bid to shore up security under the gaze of the FTC, Snapchat has decided a ban on all third-party apps is the best solution.
Windows 7 is more than five years old. Most of the cheap upgrade offers that were available when it was fresh and new are long gone. But if you prefer the familiar Windows 7 interface (or need it for testing and evaluation) you can still find great deals. Here are all the details you need.
Veteran tech journalist and Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley provides insights on Windows 10 in this exclusive Tech Pro Research analyst call and Q&A session.
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From the opening Keynote address to the closing of the show, Dell is different-in a good way. It's a brave new Dell and you should find out why.
Tech IPOs are back...at least for today.
Mozilla has celebrated the 10th anniversary of Firefox 1.0 with the launch of a 'forget button', DuckDuckGo search and other initiatives that will help users to protect their privacy in a snoopers' world
Disney's Chief Technology Officer, Andy Hendrickson and I discussed the extreme tech behind Big Hero 6. When you think robots, don't think Asimov or Transformers; think Big and watch for the blinks.
According to new research, companies consider continual business transformation essential to remain competitive -- but struggle in order to implement changes.
Symantec's revenue and earnings were both down from the same quarter last year, and the outlook for the next three months looks a bit soft.
The Israeli web development platform provider marked its first year as a publicly traded company with growth across the board, including its full-year revenue forecast.
Wall Street was already bracing for a loss of nine cents per share on revenue of $44.31 million.
It's no longer fashionable to criticize enterprise IT as it once was. That's because the Internet has definitively won the competition and is leading the way in tech innovation. But for proactive organizations, it doesn't have to be that way.
Protecode's special infographic gives you a roadmap to open source license selection.
We take a look back at what has been happening across the startup world and discover some great new apps, ideas and companies that made the news during 2013.
I want a few things from my tech gadgets and providers. Here are my top desires.
Much like the initial IPO announcement, Twitter defended its $1 billion fundraising goal with some significant Tweets. Let's flip through them.
Dire warnings and posts on privacy and security regularly appear in our Facebook feed, shared by people that believe they are true. Here is a round up of the hoaxes that are shared the most. They are all fake.
Most of the leading enterprise collaboration platforms have mobile clients as well as social networking features. Here's a list of the leaders as well as a look at their mobile clients.
Sometimes marketing campaigns go awry on Facebook -- and even Facebook itself can get its messages wrong.
Google has radically reworked the Google+ interface. Here's what it looks like in 2013.
Want to follow some new Twitter peeps? We round up some strange and interesting accounts for you.
A look back at some of the successes and victories, the bad times and controversies, and the downright ugly failures by Twitter and by its users, during 2012.
While the big data buzz is making the headlines, it's also fast-becoming a genuine force in deriving strategic insight and actionable business intelligence from social media, as we see in each of these compelling case examples.
Check out these mobile apps to track the progress of Hurricane Sandy, and update you on the travel situation as the storm approaches
Some brands are really successful at gathering fans on Facebook. These brands top the league tables in terms of Likes
After release on social media, some odd advertising stunts manage to attract worldwide fame.
Social networking company shows off its Singapore office which recreates an old-time coffeeshop ambience and industrial-looking workspace.
Dreamforce 2012 is about to start and rumors abound about what will happen, what will be said and which will be the greatest party. Here is a selection of some of the latest and greatest.
At the "Inside Google's Search Office" Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., Google Fellow Amit Singhal explains how the company's new social initiatives will affect users' search results.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces a new Skype-powered video-calling feature that will begin rolling out to Facebook users immediately. Video connections will be nearly instant, with no downloads or technical expertise required, Zuckerberg says.Facebook Video Calling vs. Google+ HangoutsFacebook tries to box in Google+ as so five years agoFacebook announces video calling, powered by Skype
At a Churchill Club event in Palo Alto, Calif., executives from Cisco, ARM, and McKinsey Global Institute talk about the role social networking is playing inside the enterprise. They discuss who is using it, strategies they've implemented, and best practices going forward.
At the TechLines future of email debate held this month, IBM general manager of Lotus Software and WebSphere Portal Alistair Rennie said that social networking will be useful in the business, not necessarily for communications purposes, but rather to glean data to improve the workforce.
At a Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., All Things Digital's Kara Swisher talks to David Kirkpatrick, author of "The Facebook Effect," about why the company is now the No. 1 social network. Kirkpatrick points to genuine identity and authentication, and a focus on technology as key factors for its success.
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Facebook's Paul Buchheit talks about short-form communication on Facebook and how the 'Like' button is a good example of a quick and lightweight application that allows users to engage more easily with their friends. Buchheit says, "We think that's the future of upcoming communication mediums."
At a press event in San Francisco, Microsoft's Robbie Bach and Derek Snyder unveil the Kin mobile phones. Based on the Windows 7 operating system, the new phones will have extensive social networking built in and will also be able to access the Zune music service.