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At Google I/O, Android may push deeper into the home

A new version of the mobile OS is said to target low-power devices with little memory

Microsoft partners with 20 more Android tablet makers to pre-load Office apps

The move continues Satya Nadella's 'mobile-first, cloud-first' strategy


Oculus acquires image recognition startup Surreal Vision

The company's technology could help Oculus apps better mimic reality

The power of vision

How a vision statement can make IT relevant to the C-suite

With marketing taking a growing slice of the IT budget and the rise of shadow IT, some people are asking if IT is still needed. See how to harness the power of vision to increase the relevance of IT to the C-suite.

Adblock browsers for Android and iOS to keep mobile ads, tracking at bay

Both versions are expected to arrive during the third quarter, and an Android beta is already available

Risk mitigation

18 enterprise software selection risks and how to avoid them

Buying enterprise software can be a risky proposition. Having an idea of the risks faced when selecting such software helps organizations to develop mitigation strategies.

Google to change Maps search system after offensive White House results

Some searches for racist terms that previously triggered the White House now return nothing

PayPal hypes its mobile strengths ahead of IPO

One-third of all PayPal transactions now come from mobile, the company says

Racist query terms in Google Maps trigger the White House in results

A Google spokeswoman apologized for the issue, but did not explain what causes it

MemSQL makes its in-memory database available to all

Real-time, distributed geospatial intelligence is also included in the new MemSQL 4

Container FAQ
Q&A

What are containers and why do you need them?

What can containers do for you? Here are 10 frequently asked questions about application container technology, in general, and Docker, in particular.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, May 20

Six from China charged in US IP theft... ARM teams with Unicef on wearables... Microsoft previewing new Office for Android apps

Dropbox unleashes 'universal app' for Windows phones and tablets

New features for designers, meanwhile, promises better image handling

Feds slap PayPal with $25 million fine over credit service

PayPal illegally signed up users without their consent, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said

Egnyte takes a 'mobile-first' approach to cloud storage with new enterprise suite

Revamped app offering supports the Apple Watch

AWS upgrades highlight growing focus on cloud management

Better tools open the door for more advanced roll outs, as long as the changes needed within an organization aren't forgotten

Global digital rights groups say Facebook's Internet.org increases inequality

The groups are objecting to Internet.org's "walled garden" of services offered without data charges

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The benefits of doing a detailed enterprise software requirements analysis

Doing a detailed requirements analysis before selecting enterprise software helps identify best-fit software and reduces implementation risks. This article answers the question of how much detail should be in those requirements.

Google looks set to join the 'buy' button trend

The company will let consumers click to buy right from search results, the Wall Street Journal says

Bing joins Google in favoring mobile-friendly sites

The changes will prioritize mobile-optimized sites in Bing's search results

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