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Tony is principal analyst with the Bradley Strategy Group, providing analysis and insight on tech trends. He is a prolific writer on a range of technology topics, has authored a number of books, and is a frequent speaker at industry events.

Encryption can’t protect your data while you’re logged in

If you don't use a password to unlock your computer, smartphone, or tablet, most encryption software won't protect your private or proprietary data if the device is lost or stolen.

Massive Java update won’t get Oracle out of attacker’s crosshairs

Oracle fixed a number of critical security flaws in Java with the latest update, but it's still too slow to patch and attackers will continue to take advantage.

Social mapping does much more than just get you where you’re going

Google is already a leading provider of mapping services, but it snatched up Waze because social mapping is smarter and more useful than just getting from Point A to Point B.

There's really no such thing as a 'best' mobile provider

It’s easy to get bogged down in debates over which is mobile provider is best. All that matters is which provider best serves your particular needs.

Microsoft Office for iPhone is finally here, and it changes everything

Microsoft finally releases an Office version for iOS, making the iPhone even more viable as a productivity device.

Security experts weigh in on Patch Tuesday priorities

Security experts share their insight and opinion on the June Patch Tuesday security bulletins from Microsoft.

HP launches new CRM and MDM tools

HP rolled out new tools designed to work with Salesforce and Good Technology and help business users get more done.

The art and science of risk management

A new survey from Tripwire explores whether risk management is more science, or art.

Box launches $rev SDK and invites enterprise app developers to share the wealth

Box introduced $rev—a new app ecosystem designed to help monetize enterprise apps.

Critical IE update slated for Patch Tuesday

There are only five security bulletins scheduled for next week, but one is a Critical update for Internet Explorer.

Outlook is a game changer for Windows RT tablets

Between Outlook, and the rest of the new features with Windows 8.1, Windows RT tablets will be much more attractive to both businesses and consumers.

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Microsoft could render Windows 8.1 more appealing to IT admins

Microsoft has made sweeping changes and added a variety of new features to Windows 8.1 that make it a better OS for business users and IT admins.

Microsoft should kill Lync rather than integrate it with Skype

Microsoft announced that Lync and Skype can now share contacts and presence information, but there’s still work to be done to integrate them fully.

Pros and cons of opening iOS to third-party developers

Some users may be salivating over the possibility that Apple will make iOS more open, but there are potential negative consequences as well.

Microsoft can learn a crucial lesson from BlackBerry

The tepid response to the news that BBM will be available for iOS and Android should be a wake up call for Microsoft and its strategy for Microsoft Office.