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Windows Phone Update 3: Five things that make it better for business

The new release of Microsoft's Windows Phone mobile operating system includes a number of features and updates that business users will appreciate.

Samsung planning Knox 2.0 for smartphones, tablets

The next version of Samsung's Knox security software will offer more features and work on more devices, the company says.

Webroot brings app reputation service to its mobile security suite

New release of Webroot SecureAnywhere Business—Mobile Protection helps IT admins understand the risk posed by installed apps

Five things you must do to prepare for the end of BlackBerry

BlackBerry's secure environment and sophisticated management tools will be hard to replicate on other platforms. Start looking now.

Why Microsoft's Office for iPad strategy still doesn't make sense

The idea of developing a touch-oriented Windows 8 'Modern' app version of Microsoft Office before launching Office for iPad seems to make sense at first blush, but it's still a poor strategy.

Facebook open-source cache squeezes more from flash disks

Facebook continues to push the boundaries of storage and server technology in order to more quickly serve its billion users, and the results are being offered as open-source technology that can also benefit other companies.

Revamped Skype app for Android tablets oozes Windows-esque style

Skype's Android app has received a much-needed overhaul, adding a new look and greatly improved video call quality.

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No Google Account? No problem viewing shared Apps documents, now

Adding convenience possibly at the expense of security, Google will now let people without a Google Account view documents stored in its Apps cloud suite.

Toshiba's first cloud service has a built-to-order business twist

Toshiba's first cloud offering will come with a twist -- users will be able to customize the remote hardware being used to host the virtual desktop and storage service.

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Cotap launches mobile messaging app for work teams

iOS app simplifies group texting for businesses

Next generation of carrier systems going virtual

The latest version of Nokia Solutions and Networks software for running mobile carriers is virtualized, pointing toward a future of fully cloud-based systems that could help operators run even more efficiently and roll out new services more quickly.

IBM purchases Xtify to target new marketing channels

Xtify, founded in 2009 and based in New York, has a range of large consumer-focused clients.

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LG Gate tech separates work and play on BYOD smartphones

Smartphone vendors have rekindled their infatuation with enterprises as the consumer segment fizzles; this week's exhibit is the launch of LG Electronics' Gate, which separates users' professional and private lives through virtualization.