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How virtual reality will impact the enterprise

Facebook is the latest company looking to enter the virtual reality market. VR could drastically change how we do a number of things. There are some problems yet to be worked out, but VR could have a big impact on the enterprise.

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GoogleX exec: Where Google went wrong with Glass

Google botched its wearable, Google Glass, and now the director of GoogleX labs is openly talking about it.

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Why workers want self-service IT

A combination of consumer tech that’s as powerful as it is cool, cloud services with free versions, and IT departments that are perceived as slow-moving is leading workers to look to roll their own tech solutions, according a Harris...

Galaxy S6 and Edge feature plums for workers and IT shops

With the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung is making a concerted effort to attract workers as potential buyers and to win the hearts of IT managers who have to wrangle with enterprise smartphone security and management.

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Google pushes Android devices into the enterprise

Google today announced Android for Work, which is designed to encourage and enable businesses to bring more devices onboard by adding security and more manageability to the Android platform.

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Google Inbox is finally coming to Google Apps users

Google's new Inbox by Gmail will be available to organizations using Google Apps starting next month. Here's how to get it.

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New BlackBerry CSO Calls Security 'War of Good vs. Evil'

BlackBerry's new CSO David Kleidermacher has 23 years of IT experience and expertise in IoT technology, and he will presumably play a key role in the company's future IoT security strategy.

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Sony hack cost $15 million, but earnings unaffected

Demand for image sensors and the PS4 has narrowed Sony's expected net loss for the year.

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Why Surface Hub is more interesting than HoloLens

By the time Microsoft ships their augmented reality headset, it will be an also-ran banality. Their re-invention of "desktop" computing is what really matters.

CIOs Deploy Different Social Tools for Different Types of Collaboration

Jive, Jabber, Yammer, SharePoint, Lync--CIOs roll out a variety of collaboration tools to fit the work styles of various types of far-flung employees.

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Google makes big changes to Glass program

Google will stop selling its Glass head-mounted computer to the public on Jan. 19, as part of other big changes Google is making to the product's program.

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At CES: Consumer products with IT implications

At International CES, it's easy to understand why IT managers are losing control of technology-buying decisions.

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Lenovo says Windows 10 will breathe life back into OS

Customers are seen to be wanting to upgrade to Windows 10, said the company's CTO

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Why Betting on Google is Risky Business for Enterprises

Not everything that comes out of Google is gold. Some projects die quickly, others languish for years, but the risk is the same for companies that decide to invest early in Google's ambitious and unproven concepts, including its Glass...

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Cool tech from CES 2015

CES 2015CES is kicking off 2015 with a bang. Smartwatches and other wearable tech are big this year, but that's not all. Here are some of the highlights from this year's event.Also, CES lasts all week. We will be updating this...


Frustrated by new tech?

As wearable devices proliferate, and as growth of smartphones and tablets declines, there's way too much attention on pushing out a creative new product that's different from a competitor's. Meanwhile, there's not nearly enough...

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At CES: Wearable tech for training your successor

Consumer technology is often bold and audacious, but some companies at this show are aiming their products at businesses, if not exclusively, such as eyewear that includes a camera and sensors.

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BYOD Was a Tech Roller Coaster Ride in 2014

From the beginning, the Bring Your Own Device movement has been a nightmare for CIOs. And recently many workers – once excited by the concept – are wondering if it’s worth it. Here’s a look back at’s year-long coverage of this...

How to install iWork for free on older Macs

If you have an older Mac, you can still download iWork apps Pages, Keynote, and Numbers for absolutely free

Parkinson's Disease Wearable Gets EU Patent

Charity Parkinson's UK is trialling the movement monitor on patients

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