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Applications Articles

Why Google just rebranded Google Enterprise to Google at Work

The change reflects a shift from centralization to BYOD in how companies buy IT products

Good news for Microsoft: China wants to dump Windows

If China makes good on its threat to break up with Windows, Microsoft could lose the battle -- yet win the war

Appeals court denies Oracle request to restore $1.3 billion judgment against SAP

SAP is very pleased with the court's action, a spokesman says

Mozilla presses forward with new revenue plan, debuts ads in Firefox preview

Mozilla has added small ads to the new tab page of Firefox's roughest-edged Nightly build

Google completes its office suite for iOS, to no one's benefit

Google Slides is a limited, awkward tool that shows -- for mobile productivity -- the real battle is between Apple and Microsoft

SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not

SAP's patent application for a foldable device is more likely a competitive hedge than the precursor to a hardware play, one analyst says

Chrome sings 'When I'm 64' on Windows

Google promotes 64-bit browser to polished, 'Stable' channel; trumpets faster speed, better stability

Jive deepens integration with Cisco's WebEx and Jabber

New enhancements result from a partnership the vendors struck in May to bundle the Cisco products with Jive's enterprise social suite

Docker 1.2 punches up security, day-to-day management

The popular Docker app-container project tweaks its feature set, but far bigger changes are waiting in the wings

The API economy, the killing joke, and the prisoner's dilemma

APIs are a cornerstone of the modern cloud economy. But are we putting too much faith in the people who make these platforms?

Applications Slideshow

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Applications White Paper

Selecting the Right Reporting Technology

Today, dynamic reports have emerged as the most visual, widely used and impactful part of enterprise applications. In order to... more

Applications Features

To build or to buy IT applications?

The oldest question in IT keeps getting more complicated as new options emerge. Here's how MCI, Motorola, Visa, and others... more

Applications Deep Dives
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More and more smart enterprises and admins are turning to application virtualization to cure their desktop woes. In this Deep....

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The draft HTML5 Web specification has already found its way into most desktop and mobile browsers, even the the standard....

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Simply by retaining messages, all companies archive email whether they realize it or not. The real question is....

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