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Blazent brings big data to IT operations management

IT management software and services provider Blazent is putting the much-ballyhooed big data analysis to work on behalf of its enterprise customers.

By Joab Jackson | 25 June, 2015 06:20

Tags: applications, data mining, software, Blazent

Microsoft testing new Office 365 features to entice educators

Microsoft announced a private beta for a pair of new services Wednesday aimed at making its Office 365 service work better in schools.

By Blair Hanley Frank | 25 June, 2015 05:39

Tags: applications, Microsoft, education, software, Office suites, industry verticals

A Facebook account is no longer needed for Messenger

Facebook wants to squeeze as much growth as it can out of its popular Messenger app, even if that means foregoing Facebook.

By Zach Miners | 25 June, 2015 04:51

Tags: advertising, mobile applications, Internet-based applications and services, instant messaging, mobile, social media, internet, Facebook

Slack rides high on early valuations

Slack is one of those rare startups that seem to defy the odds at just about every turn.

By Katherine Noyes | 25 June, 2015 04:29

Tags: applications, software, Slack Technologies, collaboration

iOS 9 will delete apps to make room for upgrade, reinstall them later

Apple's iOS 9 will ask users if they want to delete apps to make room for the upgrade if their devices are short of space, then automatically select those marked for temporary elimination, according to online reports.

By Gregg Keizer | 24 June, 2015 23:54

Tags: Apple, telecommunication, applications, ios, Mobile OSes, mobile, Apple iOS

CareerBuilder sets its sights on enterprises with new recruitment platform

CareerBuilder has long been known primarily for its namesake jobs-listing site, but on Wednesday the company launched a new recruitment platform that's aimed squarely at enterprise HR departments.

By Katherine Noyes | 24 June, 2015 23:24

Tags: CareerBuilder, applications, software, HR, Software as a service, cloud computing, internet

Instagram gets more Twitter-y with trending photos

Instagram, the popular app for sharing photos with friends, is broadening the reach of those photos.

By Zach Miners | 24 June, 2015 04:29

Tags: mobile applications, Internet-based applications and services, Instagram, mobile, social media, internet, search engines, video

BlackBerry touts enterprise software sales

BlackBerry's revenues from licensing software and technology to enterprises have become a bright spot in the company's continuing financial recovery.

By Matt Hamblen | 24 June, 2015 01:40

Tags: Mobile & Wireless, Blackberry, consumer electronics, applications, enterprise resource planning, smartphones, software

The US Navy's warfare systems command just paid millions to stay on Windows XP

The U.S. Navy is paying Microsoft millions of dollars to keep up to 100,000 computers afloat because it has yet to transition away from Windows XP.

By Martyn Williams | 23 June, 2015 09:09

Tags: applications, Microsoft, windows server, Windows, Windows desktop, software, Office suites, government, operating systems

New Box Governance tool helps companies manage sensitive data

Continuing its efforts to woo enterprise users in heavily regulated industries, Box on Monday announced a new add-on tool for its cloud storage service that's designed for managing sensitive data.

By Katherine Noyes | 23 June, 2015 03:51

Tags: applications, software,, Data management

iOS gets a first in Microsoft's OneNote: New to-do list feature

Microsoft has rolled out a new OneNote feature to the iPhone first before any other platform, showing off the company's interest in promoting cross-platform use of its note-taking system.

By Blair Hanley Frank | 19 June, 2015 10:39

Tags: mobile applications, Apple, Microsoft, mobile

SAP Hana users warned of security vulnerability

Hard on the heels of the release of a newly updated version of SAP Hana, a security researcher has warned of a potentially serious vulnerability in the in-memory platform.

By Katherine Noyes | 19 June, 2015 06:47

Tags: applications, security, enterprise resource planning, SAP, software, Exploits / vulnerabilities, Data management

Twitter's Project Lightning will be a whole new way to track events

Twitter is planning some big changes to the way people follow events using its service, with a major new feature that will group together tweets, photos and videos related to whatever's happening in the moment.

By Zach Miners | 19 June, 2015 05:13

Tags: mobile applications, Internet-based applications and services, social networking, twitter, mobile, social media, internet, search engines

Skype Translator now speaks German, French

The Skype Translator beta app now can help people say "guten tag" to their friends in Germany, thanks to an update it received on Thursday.

By Blair Hanley Frank | 19 June, 2015 04:45

Tags: applications, skype, Microsoft, software

Outlook for iOS, Android get enhanced management features

Microsoft updated its Outlook apps for iOS and Android Thursday to let system administrators have greater control over how employees use corporate email accounts.

By Blair Hanley Frank | 19 June, 2015 01:00

Tags: mobile applications, Microsoft, mobile

Salesforce's new analytics apps will be tailored for specific roles

Furthering its push to deliver user-friendly analytics across the enterprise, Salesforce on Thursday unveiled a new series of apps that are each tailored for a specific business context and role.

By Katherine Noyes | 18 June, 2015 23:12

Tags: applications, Customer Relationship Management,, data mining, software

SAS automates data modeling for fast analysis

SAS wants to supercharge your business analysis, through new software that automatically builds multiple models of data and picks those that best predict future events.

By Joab Jackson | 18 June, 2015 05:22

Tags: applications, sas, data mining, software

Salesforce Marketing Cloud aims to blur the lines between marketing, sales and service

Marketers have long struggled with the challenge of engaging customers across channels, but an updated version of Salesforce's Marketing Cloud could help.

By Katherine Noyes | 18 June, 2015 04:11

Tags: marketing, customer experience management, Customer Relationship Management, applications,, marketing technology, software, industry verticals

HTC move to test ads on BlinkFeed app angers users

As HTC faces shrinking revenue, the smartphone vendor is testing ads over its BlinkFeed media aggregation app, and some users aren't happy.

By Michael Kan | 17 June, 2015 12:44

Tags: mobile applications, consumer electronics, htc, smartphones, Android, mobile

Dropbox for Business to get mobile management boost

Security remains a big concern for businesses considering cloud storage, but Dropbox hopes to further calm their fears by integrating its service with enterprise mobile management products.

By Katherine Noyes | 17 June, 2015 04:23

Tags: mobile applications, applications, document management, dropbox, security, mobile security, software, mobile

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