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Starbucks hit by major computer failure

Stores appear to be affected across the country, with some giving out free drinks

Google sales hit a speed bump in Q1

Total sales grew by 12 percent, below analysts' projections


Salesforce for HR puts the focus on mobile and social capabilities

The CRM company's new HR offering is designed to help companies and employees connect

Casio iPhone app does keyword searches in voice recordings

The app can pull out words from a speech or interview in a snap

Google puts integration at the center of Chrome for Work

Chrome OS devices play nicely with other enterprise technologies, the company says

Project Management

How software evaluations can keep your project on budget and on time

An effective way to improve the accuracy of software implementation estimates is to use information collected when evaluating the selected product. Better estimates improve project management and reduce the risks of implementation...

Google boosts workplace efforts with Box integration, videoconferencing

Google for Work rests on its Chromebooks hardware and Chrome web browser

Think your management job is safe? Beware: the 'iCEO' is coming

Upper-level positions may be much more amenable to automation than you think

Mobile money transfers to Africa expected to hit $33 billion this year

Most sub-Sahara Africans are using mobile financial services to buy goods, pay utility bills, send and receive money

MtGox creditors can finally file claims for lost bitcoins

Claims are being accepted through a dedicated site and via the Kraken bitcoin exchange until May 29

Yahoo, still reliant on PCs, posts earnings that disappoint

Smartphones and tablets account for less than a quarter of Yahoo's ad revenue

Google makes mobile websites more app-like with Chrome push notifications

The likes of eBay and Facebook will soon take advantage of the feature

Requirements Analysis

How to make more successful enterprise software purchases

When purchasing enterprise software, some organizations wait for the implementation phase to flesh out fully detailed requirements. See the advantages of moving this work to the requirements gathering phase of the project.

California bill aims to secure data of users using ride-hailing companies

The legislation will be heard by an assembly committee on Monday

Uber lawsuit over alleged India rape heading to mediation

Both sides have agreed to try to settle the claim without a trial

Forever 21 denies pirating Adobe software, strikes back

The retailer claims Adobe, Corel and Autodesk charge accused pirates exorbitant license fees

Facebook-backed Internet.org loses some Indian partners over net neutrality

Internet.org was criticized for offering access to select sites without data charges

social collaborationtools thinkstock

Why CIOs can’t sell enterprise collaboration tools

Collaboration platforms offer the promise to eliminate unnecessary meetings, phone calls and other time-consuming interactions. However, to succeed those tools have to perform better than the incumbent, which for most people is still...

Twitter turns its home page into a news and information hub

The redesign is aimed at winning over the uninitiated

Yahoo reportedly close to purchasing Foursquare

The buy could be part of Marissa Mayer's effort to focus on mobile users​

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