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Maria Korolov has been covering emerging technology and emerging markets for the past twenty years. She has reported from Russia, India, and Afghanistan, and recently returned to the United States after running a news bureau in China for five years.

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Ubuntu 13.10: The good, the bad, the ugly, and the mobile

The newest release of Ubuntu, dubbed Saucy Salamander, doesn't offer much in the way of new features – except for the introduction of Ubuntu Touch for mobile platforms.

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Army goes open source for simulations in training

The U.S. Army is not new to using simulated virtual environments for training. In fact, almost all soldiers have used virtual simulations, according to Douglas Maxwell, the science and technology manager for virtual world strategic applications at the Army's Simulation & Training Technology Center in Orlando.

Get your company started with Evernote for Business

Evernote wants its app to be your 'second brain.' Follow these steps to help your company harness Evernote's unique intelligence.

Office showdown: Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Apps

The world's most powerful online productivity suites duke it out for dominance. Which tools are best for your small business?

Office Web Apps v. Google Docs: Which suite works best for you?

Many people seeking free online word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations turn to Google Docs. But will Microsoft's Office Web Apps do the job?

Top 4 apps to 'gamify' your business

Gamifying business practices can help boost employee moral, performance, and engagement. Here are four apps to help you start gamifying your business.

7 Reasons to Beware Bitcoin

The virtual currency BitCoin is interesting from a technical perspective and problematic from a business viewpoint.

Why Linux Is a Desktop Flop

It's robust, easy to use, and free. So why isn't it more widely adopted?

The Future of Money

Using Near Field Communication technology, pay-by-phone schemes are proliferating.

Five 3D Virtual Environments For Business

These immersive virtual environments offer low-cost, easy-to-set-up, browser-based meeting spaces.

Companies Explore Private Virtual Worlds

Alternatives to Second Life provide security while boosting productivity.

iPads Storm the Business World

As global accounts director at Altus, Inc., Michelle Klatt's job is to visit Fortune 500 companies and demonstrate her firm's video management software. When the...

5 iPad Safety Tips

Don't deploy iPads in your business without considering these security measures.