Software News, Features, and Interviews

  • Has Google finally found enterprise religion?

    Google has known for some time that the enterprise is where the money is, but it sure hasn't shown it in the past. That looks to be changing.

    20 May 16 06:34 Written by Scot Finnie
  • Google declares war on copy and paste

    Google’s ready to kick Control+C and Control+V to the curb – the company on Thursday announced new APIs and enterprise partnerships today at its annual I/O developer conference, designed to simplify common workflows and make its Google Apps product line more competitive.

    20 May 16 05:59 Written by Jon Gold
  • Google's mobile productivity apps bury Microsoft's

    According to SurveyMonkey, mobile versions of Microsoft's core Office apps -- Excel and Word -- in April badly trailed their rivals from Google, Sheets and Docs, respectively.

    19 May 16 23:55 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Google I/O: Expect A.I., virtual reality

    Virtual reality and artificial intelligence -- as well as cars, drones and other self-driving gizmos -- are expected to get big play at this week's Google I/O developer's conference.

    17 May 16 05:15 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • How sports teams win big with data

    Big Data is a huge buzz word in the business world and why should it be any different in sport? Big Data is changing the rules of the game and is providing athletes with the winning edge.

    11 May 16 13:18 Written by Nigel Mendonca
  • Mozilla taps possible homes for Thunderbird email client

    Mozilla has also made progress on the technical half of cutting the cord to Thunderbird, including advertising for a technical architect to identify issues and make recommendation to the Thunderbird volunteers on how to migrate from Mozilla to a new home.

    26 April 16 21:49 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • 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
  • Going to Google I/O? Start planning your schedule now

    The conference's change of location has had many speculating on why Google would switch to an outdoor site. Could the company be preparing to show off its autonomous cars or robotics?

    22 April 16 05:35 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • The 14 hottest business apps

    ​People at work want to use the apps and services that make their teams and organisations productive and effective.

    30 March 16 11:00 Written by Graham Pearson​
  • Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build fixes bugs but has some of its own

    Microsoft pushed some fresh software to people who are beta testing the latest versions of Windows 10 on Friday, starting the weekend off with a slate of bug fixes aimed at improving the usability of devices on the new operating system.

    26 March 16 05:52 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • 9 ways technology will change within the next 10 years

    Ten years ago, there were no smartphones. It was the coffeeshop era of Wi-Fi, which meant that the Internet was just beginning to follow us out the door and into the world. Amazon first released EC2, to some confusion. Here’s a look ahead to 10 years in the future, and how the tech world may change.

    24 March 16 21:00 Written by Jon Gold, Network World staff
  • Google axes the Chrome App Launcher

    Company claims users 'would rather' launch apps directly from within Chrome, but customers disagree.

    24 March 16 06:13 Written by Gregg Keizer

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