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No, Google Glass isn't dead

Reports of its demise are premature -- but users and developers want Google to put up or shut up

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5 steps to more mobile-security-savvy employees

It takes more than policies and penalties to make your workers smart about mobile security. Here’s how to identify and correct problem behaviors in your organization that can leave your corporate data vulnerable.

Cisco crashes the enterprise mobile party with new collaboration app

Project Squared will let users strike up ad hoc team meetings with audio, video conferencing, file sharing and text chat

AT&T kills the 'permacookie,' stops tracking customers' Internet usage (for now)

The mobile carrier says it was testing the tracking technology, but it didn't rule out reintroducing permacookies in the future

How Apple, Samsung, and BlackBerry are fighting to win the enterprise

Samsung partners with BlackBerry to improve security and Apple expands program to ease roll out of its devices

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Report: Cortana could appear on iOS, Android

It doesn't seem set in stone, but Microsoft's digital assistant could be an option alongside Apple's Siri or Google Now

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New BlackBerry, old BlackBerry: A half step forward

Online meetings, cloud IDs, and VPN tokens show the better BlackBerry; the Knox deal and two-line phones, not so much

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BlackBerry bolsters its enterprise pitch

BlackBerry announced a renewed enterprise focus on Thursday, including a partnership with Samsung that provides secure mobile software for certain Samsung Android smartphones and tablets.

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Microsoft open-sources server-side .Net, launches Visual Studio 2015 preview

In a dramatic shift, Microsoft takes a big step into open source, with the aim of spreading Microsoft development across iOS, Android, OS X, and Linux

Managing BYOD expenses: How to get it right

BYOD programs haven't always saved money. But, handled correctly, they can

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Okta focuses MDM on users, not devices

Identity-management outfit Okta is prepping a mobile device management solution that puts users first in both its design and licensing

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Cloud storage in iOS 8.1 doesn't work as you expect

Box, Dropbox, and Google Drive all support Apple's cloud storage APIs, but only Box works with direct open and save for files

Vulnerability leaves iPhones and iPads open to fake app attack

Attackers can replace legitimate apps with fake ones that access and steal personal information

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Apple issues iMessage purgatory escape tool

Apple has published a tool that lets iPhone owners sever the link to iMessage, iOS's texting service, when they move from an iDevice to Android, BlackBerry or Windows Phone

Wearable graphics could get a boost with Imagination's Series7 GPUs

Imagination claims its Series7 GPUs will boost object recognition and augmented reality

HP's cloud-based service protects BYOD mobile devices and PCs

HP Touchpoint Manager is geared for small businesses, with plans starting at $2 per month

NEC smartphone tech can spot counterfeit goods

Metal and plastic objects have unique 'fingerprints' that can reveal their origins

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Nadella gives away the store with new 'Microsoft everywhere' strategy

Microsoft dangles free, improved Office apps for iPhone/iPad, previews an Android version, and leaves Windows flapping in the wind

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