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With iPad Pro, Apple pushes further into the enterprise

After forging alliances with IBM and Cisco and unveiling a business-ready 12.9-inch tablet, Apple is poised to make serious inroads into the corporate market


An API is not the product, but it makes the product better

To borrow the punch line from a famous ad campaign, an API is not a product. But it can be found in many of the products you use, making them better

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Box powers ahead with new app and services for businesses

Box announced a suite of new apps and services on Tuesday during its BoxWorks conference in San Francisco.

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Visual guide: The iPad's new split-screen multitasking

Some apps on some iPads support full split-screen capabilities, so be prepared for a variable user experience in this new iOS 9 capability

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Office and the iPad Pro: It's just business, stupid

Microsoft will require owners of Apple's iPad Pro to pay for almost all functionality in its Office suite, a point neither Microsoft nor Apple bothered to highlight this month when the latter invited the former to share stage time at...


4 ways APIs will help grow a data-driven business

REST APIs can have a deeper impact and use than simply powering the interactions between your back end and front end. There are several ways they can impact your business.

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US antitrust authorities could follow EU in investigating Google's Android deals

A joint DOJ-FTC investigation of Google's Android licensing deals may be in the offing

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Apple says 'app slicing' now unavailable for iOS 9 apps

The app-slimming feature is not currently available to developers because of a bug in iCloud

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Mobile revolution? Most companies couldn't care less

Execs may pay lip service to mobile, but yet another survey shows that mobile investments don't measure up

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Apple devs: Don't let Apple's Xcode validation scare you

Apple told devs to validate their copy of Xcode using a simple procedure -- but unless you have Xcode version 7.0, your copy may not pass the test

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Instagram surges past Twitter to become 2nd biggest social network

Instagram and its owner Facebook now own the top of the social networking world

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Over 4,000 iOS apps infected by XcodeGhost

The impact of iOS app developers unknowingly using a rogue version of Xcode is turning out to be greater than initially thought

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Apple pulls infected apps after malware strikes App Store

Apple's walled garden is breached after developers take code shortcut.

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5 features Google's Inbox needs to steal from Gmail

While Inbox will do fabulously as your go-to email app, there are a few features that it needs to borrow from Gmail

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Bossie Awards 2015: The best open source desktop and mobile software

InfoWorld's top picks in open source productivity tools, desktop utilities, and mobile apps

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Top travel apps for iOS, Android riddled with security flaws

Biggest problems include a lack of encryption for app data and insufficient protection against main-in-the-middle attacks

Russian authority finds Google guilty of antitrust abuses

Google has abused its dominant position by requiring smartphone vendors to install its software on Android phones, antitrust authority rules

Apple's Volume Purchasing Program lets businesses bulk purchase and deploy apps on Apple devices.

The mobile app revolution has barely begun

Smartphone and tablet innovation may have plateaued, but the game-changing potential of mobile apps has yet to be realized

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