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Partnerships that could shape the internet of things for years are being forged just as enterprises fit IoT into their long-term plans. No one vendor can meet the diverse IoT needs of all those users, so they're joining forces and also trying to foster broader ecosystems. General Electric and Germany's Bosch did both on Monday.
Microsoft's new Office 365 app helps hourly workers to manage their shift work, which should please the millions of Americans who work as waiters, busboys, retail employees, and more.
Microsoft continued its push to get companies on the hybrid cloud train on Monday, with the launch of several products all tailored at helping bridge on-premises datacenters and the public cloud.
Plex Cloud relies on Amazon's Web Services to stream your media, rather than a constantly connected PC sitting in your home.
iHeartRadio is going head-to-head with Spotify but hopes its expertise in Internet radio will give it an edge.
Technology has considerable potential to make the world better, but those benefits are far from guaranteed. Plenty of downsides can pop up along the way, and some of them have Turing Award winners especially worried.
Dell wants to prove that you don't need a high-end GPU in your computer to create content for virtual reality headsets.
Citigroup is using software-defined storage to build an infrastructure that could last 25 years – while generations of hardware come and go. By simplifying its architecture, Citigroup expects to slash its operational expenses, which make up most of its storage costs.
Cisco will integrate its cloud-based Spark communication system and WebEx conferencing service into elements of Salesforce, one of the most widely used enterprise productivity platforms.
Amazon Video's unskippable pre-roll teaser ads annoy as much as they inform.
Larry Ellison continued his assault on Amazon during his second keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld on Tuesday, with a host of benchmarks that showed his company's database outperforming its public cloud competition.
Rather than starting from the low end of the infrastructure market and working its way up, Oracle is starting at the top and working its way down, using powerful, bare metal servers.
Google took a shot at Facebook's chatbot-building services on Monday with its acquisition of API.ai, a company that helps developers build and improve conversational interfaces for their services.
Oracle has unveiled a trio of hardware appliances to try and help customers bridge their on-premises datacenters and the public cloud.
Oracle has a new tool aimed at making it easy to create chatbots that access business systems.