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First products from Apple-IBM deal to come next month

The initial offerings will target banking, government, retail, and three other sectors

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Whoops! Apple leaks iPad Mini 3 and iPad Air 2 details ahead of Thursday's event

One new feature is revealed: use of the iPhone's Touch ID fingerprint sensor

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Apple's Handoff: What works, and what doesn't

Taking one of the most intriguing new technologies for a spin

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Apple Pay on its way with rumored Oct. 20 drop date

Apple promised an Apple Pay rollout this month, and it's reportedly on track to be in iOS 8.1

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iOS 8 bug deletes iWork docs

After iPhone and iPad owners reset their devices, iCloud Drive documents disappear

Apple asks iPhone 6 users in trouble to revert to iOS 8

A fix for Wednesday's update, which caused phones to lose cellular service and Touch ID functionality, is coming in a few days

Apple yanks buggy iOS 8 update

Apple released an update to iOS 8 on Wednesday to fix a bunch of bugs -- but the update itself is now causing all sorts of trouble

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iOS 8 adoption nears 50 percent after one week

Third-party firms see slower adoption by iPhone and iPad users than with iOS 7

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10 Android features that still make it better than iOS 8

Your friends are still waiting in line to buy a new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, while you're inside your cozy house customizing the heck out of your Android device

Crashing Apple's iOS 8 party

Mobile apps performance management company Crittercism finds iOS 8 is outcrashing iOS 7 on iPhones and iPads in a big way so far

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iOS 8's iCloud Drive reveals the dark side of empowered users

Apple's iCloud Drive deployment was sure to mess up people's access to documents -- and it did

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Here are the limits of Apple's iOS 8 privacy features

The privacy improvements in the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system provide necessary, but limited, protection to customers, experts say.

Microsoft knocks iOS 8 install requirements, ups OneDrive free space

Adds 12GB-15GB more free photo storage for existing and new users on iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and Windows

Apple's iOS 8 fixes enterprise Wi-Fi authentication hijacking issue

A weakness in Apple's Wi-Fi implementation could give hackers access to enterprise wireless networks, researchers say

Mobile security: iOS vs. Android vs. BlackBerry vs. Windows Phone

iOS 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 both up the ante for mobile management, but iOS 8 also raises questions beyond MDM tools' capabilities

The kill switch is here: iOS 8 enables it by default

Apple is the first smartphone maker to abide by a new California anti-theft law

Free app outs iPhone and Android phone energy hogs

Researchers at UC Berkeley, University of Helsinki sniff out troublesome iPhone, Android apps via Carat

How iOS 8 makes email, contacts, and calendars work better

How iOS 8 makes email, contacts, and calendars work better

8 cool and useful improvements to business communications on the iPad and iPhone

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7 reasons Apple should open-source Swift -- and 7 reasons it won't

Faster innovation, better security, new markets -- the case for opening Swift might be more compelling than Apple will admit

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