It’s the battle hymn of the mobile worker: They want to use their personal iPhones, iPads and Android devices instead of company-issued BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBooks to get their jobs done. It’s part of a growing trend called BYOD, or bring-your-own-device
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BYOD: If You Think You’re Saving Money, Think Again
Microsoft virtual Windows environments need not require a lot of manual configuration to customize applications and update operating system preferences each time users log in thanks to a product being added to the Microsoft toolbox.
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New Microsoft tool maintains Windows user settings in virtual environments
In response to the embarrassing WikiLeaks data leak that laid bare lax information policies, a presidential task force is developing new standards and guidance for deterring and detecting insider threats.
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Feds to Unveil Insider Threat Defense Plan by Year End
SwiftKey just re-invented the way that you type on your Android phone or tablet with SwiftKey 3 Beta. This latest version of SwiftKey’s Android keyboard has a new feature called “Smart Space” that allows you to just type continuously without having to remember to insert spaces between words.
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New SwiftKey 3 Keyboard App for Android Kills the Need for Spacebar Accuracy
Microsoft has received 20 submissions in the $268,000 contest it hopes will result in new security technologies being baked into Windows, a company security strategist said Tuesday.
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Microsoft acquires 20 new Windows security ideas for $13,400 each
Microsoft has added its Azure cloud platform to the Cloud Security Alliance’s STAR security registry, which is a listing where cloud service providers post information about their security features.
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Microsoft details Azure security features
If you’re worried about companies like Facebook and Google violating your privacy, just wait until you have unmanned aerial drones flying around your house.
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Ready or not, unmanned drones may soon be a staple of American life
Beats Electronics Co-Founder Jimmy Iovine has pledged to take a crack at reshaping the online music subscription business in partnership with HTC
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How Will Jimmy Iovine Fix Online Music? It’s ‘Magic’
Wednesday appears to be a banner day for regional carriers and the iPhone: This morning, Macworld noted that both Virginia-based nTelos and Alaskan carrier Alaskan Communications would carry the iPhone 4S starting on April 20. Now we know that, as reported by MacRumors, they aren’t the only recipients—you can add another Alaskan carrier, one from Kentucky, and one from Wisconsin to the mix. As of Wednesday afternoon, the following three regional carriers were touting the iPhone on their websites
iPhone gains even more regional carriers for April 20 launch
Apparently, some iPhone users aren’t happy that Android owners are finally getting Instagram. CNET’s Emily Dreyfuss examines the insidious tone of the ensuing tweet war
iPhone users: Android is ruining our Instagram club