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Applications Articles

Salesforce.com takes a cue from Amazon's Mayday with 'SOS' for service

The help feature can be embedded into any native iOS or Android application

Startup Quip issues API for mobile word processor aimed at enterprise IT

The company is also preparing presentation and spreadsheet apps to battle Microsoft, Google

Review: Affordable videoconferencing for real conference rooms

With a high-performance camera and separate audio module, the Logitech CC3000e conquers rooms too large for most off-the-shelf videoconferencing products

Apple kicks off public OS X beta testing

Bars participants from disclosing any information about Mavericks 10.9.3 and future updates

Salesforce at 15: Industry disruptor wards off midlife crisis

A look at the cloud software industry pioneer as it heads toward $5 billion in annual sales

Put to the test: Microsoft's Office 365 on the iPad and Mac

The good news: Office and Exchange now work credibly on the iPad. The bad news: Microsoft is being as proprietary as Apple

Free OS X Mavericks now powers half of all Macs

Successor likely to ship in October

Open source pitfalls -- and how to avoid them

Open source is everywhere, but so is the risk of adopting a dead-end project for critical business needs

NTT launches browser-to-browser chatroom with avatars

SkyWay chatroom uses WebRTC, which is being touted as a game changer for Web-based communications and a threat to apps such as Skype

Experts explain how to avoid big mistakes with Oracle's Exadata

Presenters at the recent Collaborate user conference gave their tips

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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

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