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How Mobile Apps Are Changing Desktop Software

First, they revolutionized smartphones. Now, app stores for Macs and Windows PCs are changing the way we work on laptops and desktops--for better and for worse.

Nearly 10 Years Later, EMC's NetWorker Hits Version 8.0

EMC is updating its NetWorker backup and recovery software on Tuesday with an eye to greater efficiency, tighter integration with other EMC products, and cloud...

Splunk Search Extended to Microsoft Active Directory

Through a new plug-in, Splunk has extended the capabilities of its namesake machine data search engine so it can mine operational information about Microsoft...

Tracking System Focuses on Resume Keywords

An ATS is a software system and a database holding resume information.

SPEC Extends Benchmarks to Cloud Measurements

The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), well known for its computer system benchmarks, is planning to extend its testing methodology to measure...

ActiveBatch Heads to the Clouds

Advanced Systems Concepts has updated its ActiveBatch job scheduling software to include the ability to schedule and automate tasks in the cloud.

9 Warning Signs of Bad IT Architecture

From kludges to manual re-keying to redundant apps, these are the telltale indicators of an IT environment gone amok.

9 Top Languages: What Their Creators Say

From Node.js to C++, creators of mainstay and upstart programming languages discuss the upside and future of their creations.

10 Mobile Device Management Apps to Take Charge of BYOD

Managing devices in a BYOD environment is no mean feat, and the right mobile device management (MDM) product can be a key component in making it work. Here are 10 leading MDM products on the market today.

5 Very Cool (But Kinda Creepy) Mobile Technologies

Face recognition, voice identification, and augmented reality can enrich the mobile experience -- but they can also be abused in scary ways.

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Fill Your Mobile Security Toolbox

Malware isn't the only threat to your smartphone. These handy utilities will block snoops and control rogue apps on your Android handset or iPhone.

SpokenLayer Aims to Give the Web the Power of Speech

Rather than tagging something to read later, you may be able to listen to it later with the help of a conversion tool from this startup.

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Microsoft Server and Tool Upgrades Demand CIOs' Attention

CIOs and IT directors tracking the barrage of major upgrades for Windows and Office also need to stay tuned to the refresh cycle for Microsoft's servers and...