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Trying to make sense of Google's messaging mess

Google's mélange of messaging apps is about to get even more chaotic. The company plans to shift its consumer-centric Hangouts app towards the enterprise, just as it starts from scratch with two new apps for consumers: Allo and Duo.

Written by Matt Kapko25 Aug. 16 22:06

LinkedIn ProFinder helps freelancers land jobs

LinkedIn doesn't want to overlook the growing U.S. freelance workforce, so it released a new tool, called ProFinder, that's designed to match independent workers with businesses seeking their services.

Written by Matt Kapko25 Aug. 16 02:00

How IT can limit the risk of popular messaging apps

CIOs have battled shadow IT for years, long before the advent of messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Here's how a set of IT pros makes the most of the latest challenge.

Written by Matt Kapko18 Aug. 16 21:51

Cyberbullying continues to drag Twitter down

Hate speech and bullying are major problems for Twitter, and it's time for the company to decide, once and for all, if it's on the side of the abusers or the abused.

Written by Matt Kapko12 Aug. 16 23:31

Tech giants aren't as innovative as you think

Technology's biggest companies are typically thought of as innovative, creative and unafraid of risk, but some of the people who work at these organizations tell a different story.

Written by Matt Kapko12 Aug. 16 01:24

CIOs express mixed emotions on Apple’s enterprise evolution

Not all IT leaders are happy with Apple choice to largely keep the enterprise at arm's length, but the company has made notable progress in business. These developments, large and small, helped changed the IT industry's perception of Apple.

Written by Matt Kapko11 Aug. 16 22:00

Facebook joins battle to kill ad blockers

Facebook just made a symbolic overture to advertisers by expressing support for the industry in its fight against ad blockers.

Written by Matt Kapko11 Aug. 16 00:28

Rio 2016 Olympics on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat

Social media's brightest stars have aligned for the Rio 2016 Olympics. Here's how to follow all the teams, games and athletes, and find behind-the-scenes action and exclusive footage on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

Written by Matt Kapko06 Aug. 16 00:50

What's next for LinkedIn?

Following Microsoft's blockbuster $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, many questions remain regarding the professional social network's future.

Written by Matt Kapko04 Aug. 16 22:00

Instagram takes aim at Snapchat with disappearing 'Stories'

In an effort to retain users who may have drifted toward Snapchat, Instagram copied one of its rival's defining features: short-lived multimedia. But will the new 'Instagram Stories' be a strategic success or just another flop from Instagram's parent, Facebook?

Written by Matt Kapko03 Aug. 16 05:55

Office 365 training courses to increase your expertise

Microsoft's Office 365 cloud suite regularly receives updates and enhancements. IT pros and enterprise users who want to get the most out of the business apps need to keep up with the changes, and online training courses are a great way to stay up to date.

Written by Matt Kapko03 Aug. 16 03:27
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