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  • Microsoft shrinks smartphone ambitions with mobile restructuring

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella just unveiled the latest of the "tough choices" Microsoft is making to streamline its business, and it's a doozy: the company is significantly cutting back its smartphone ambitions almost two years after announcing it would acquire Nokia's Devices and Services business in an attempt to play a greater role in this market.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank09 July 15 04:51
  • Wi-Fi password-sharing feature in Windows 10 raises security concerns

    With the launch of Windows 10, anyone who walks into your house and gets your Wi-Fi password for their PC could potentially let all their friends onto your network, thanks to a new feature that has ignited controversy online.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank02 July 15 13:53
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  • How to sort your Facebook feed by time on mobile

    Weddings. Job promotions. News articles. Facebook thinks it knows what the best stories are to drop in your news feed. But some users might want to see things their own way.

    Written by Zach Miners24 May 14 04:00
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  • Microsoft's Nokia acquisition is 'a necessary gamble,' analysts say

    Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices & Services business is a necessary gamble for the software company's future growth in mobile, and for Nokia an admission that it doesn't have enough resources to successfully compete with Samsung and Apple, according to analysts.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs03 Sept. 13 12:55
  • New smartphone OSes take baby steps forward

    Four new smartphone OSes intend to challenge Apple and Google's dominant position. Mozilla's Firefox OS is the first out of the gate, but Canonical, Samsung Electronics and Intel, as well as Finnish upstart Jolla Mobile, are also getting their alternatives ready.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs27 Aug. 13 14:06
  • Office for iPhone a belated, ambivalent move by Microsoft

    Microsoft's release of an Office suite for the iPhone is too little, too late and yet another timid move aimed at protecting Windows 8 sales at the expense of customer demand for a product like this one for iPads, according to analysts.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez14 June 13 20:01
  • 10 iOS 7 features that could make enterprises smile

    Now that developers have had a few days to delve into the iOS 7 beta, it's becoming clear that the iPhone version of the software could prove beneficial to enterprises.

    Written by Matt Hamblen13 June 13 15:30

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