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  • Mingis on Tech: All about Microsoft's Surface Book (and the importance of ports)

    If you're eyeing one of Microsoft's hybrid devices like the Surface Book, or want to make sure your next laptop is future-proof (hint: check the ports), this episode's for you. Executive News Editor Ken Mingis gets the details from Sharon Machlis, Executive Editor, Online & Data Analytics, and Editor in Chief Scot Finnie.

    28 April 16 20:00 Written by Ken Mingis
  • Software audits: How high tech plays hardball

    'Truing up' licenses amounts to billions of dollars in revenue for the major software makers. Here's where the money goes -- and how it's extracted

    25 April 16 20:00 Written by Dan Tynan
  • Google 'moonshots' not yet profitable

    Longer-term projects like driverless cars, wearables and connectivity balloons carry hefty tab; the very-profitable company makes its money from Android, search and other 'core' tech.

    23 April 16 05:23 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Top drone startups find venture capital flying their way

    With unmanned aerial vehicles (i.e., drones) here to stay, entrepreneurs are pouncing on the opportunity to safeguard people from having these flying machines drop in unexpectedly and venture capitalists are buying in.

    21 April 16 23:53 Written by Bob Brown
  • Thrilled that AI is no longer a dirty word

    Cognitive computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning are here to stay and promise to benefit both consumers and the organizations that exploit these advanced technologies.

    19 April 16 00:06 Written by Bob Brown
  • How Verizon finds IoT innovation outside its four walls

    Verizon Ventures says that while consumer Internet of Things startups were all the rage in 2014 and continue to be popular among investors, enterprise IoT newcomers have become even hotter properties among venture capitalists over the past two years, with enterprise IoT investment expected to double or triple that of consumer IoT in 2016.

    13 April 16 03:30 Written by Bob Brown
  • 10 Internet of Things companies to watch

    It's good to be an Internet of Things startup these days, as investments from Cisco, Nokia, Verizon and others show. Here's a look at 10 IoT companies that could make an impact on the consumer and/or enterprise market.

    13 April 16 03:30 Written by Bob Brown
  • IoT tech goes from planning stage to execution

    Internet of Things technologies can be complex and fragmented, but increasing numbers of pilot projects are emerging within smart cities, farms and at a wide range of businesses and industries.

    06 April 16 02:58 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Why Microsoft wants to help developers build bots

    One of the key parts of Satya Nadella's keynote address to attendees at Microsoft's Build developer conference Wednesday was a discussion of creating virtual assistants and intelligent chat bots to help users do everything from managing their calendars to booking hotel reservations.

    02 April 16 04:56 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Windows comes up third in OS clash two years early

    Microsoft's Windows, which in 2015 fell to third place among the world's operating systems, will continue to lose share this year to Android and Apple's combined OS X and iOS.

    02 April 16 07:26 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • 5 things to expect from Microsoft's big developer conference

    Microsoft executives will take the stage at Moscone West in San Francisco on Wednesday for the first of two keynote addresses to the company's big Build developer conference. Here are five key things to expect from the next two days of Microsoft announcements.

    30 March 16 11:31 Written by Blair Hanley Frank

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