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Apple sees chance to compete with Office on the Web

Apple announced Monday it was working on browser-based versions of its iWork productivity applications, a move one analyst said challenged Microsoft's Office behemoth.

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.

Cities search for solution to phone-theft epidemic

With smartphone theft exploding, businesses face extreme risks

TechEd crystalizes Microsoft's BYOD management strategy

Microsoft's TechEd North America conference, which was held this week in New Orleans, provided a first glimpse of the architecture that Microsoft shops should use to manage employee personal devices for work duties, an emerging IT trend called bring your own device (BYOD).

Android users spend 20% less time in apps than Apple users, study reports

Recent numbers by a market research firm show that Android users appear to spend 20 percent less time using their apps than iOS users spend.

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AT&T, other carriers accept orders for BlackBerry's Q10 smartphone

BlackBerry's Q10, the company’s new smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard, is finally appearing in U.S. retail channels. AT&T is the latest carrier to start taking pre-orders for the phone.

FreedomPop to roll out free mobile voice service

The carrier will add 200 free voice minutes (via VoIP) to a current plan that gives FreedomPop users 500MB of data for free.

Advertising group close to mobile privacy guidelines

The Digital Advertising Alliance, a coalition of online advertising networks and companies, will soon release guidelines for the use of targeted advertising on mobile devices, although it's been difficult to come up with standards in the diverse mobile marketplace, members of the DAA said.

Notebooks with Intel's version of Kinect due in late 2014

Intel has created a $100 million perceptual computing fund to put its own Kinect-like camera in laptops. As part of the announcement, Intel said that it will add depth cameras to select devices late next year.

Texas Instruments, Qualcomm to power small cells for better business networking

Texas Instruments and Qualcomm are working on products that will power small mobile base stations, also known as small cells, and help improve indoor coverage and speeds for enterprises.

Windows Phone claws its way to 5.6 percent of U.S. sales

Microsoft's Windows Phone is still an underdog in the smartphone market, but it's starting to put up a decent fight.

Microsoft: Here's why businesses will want Windows 8.1

Security, manageability, flexibility: Microsoft executives outlined several undisclosed features of Windows 8.1 at its TechEd conference on Monday.