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Opera's free VPN capability allows users to change their location and access websites and content that may be geographically restricted. This comes as the company has also offered ad blockers, and as users are looking for more ways to stay private online.

Nathan Eddy

By Freelance Writer, 4/21/2016ReadPost a Comment

Small devices such as iPhones and iPads can't handle big data, but they can help you gain big data skills, access cloud-based data, and leverage that cloud-based data for insights. Here are 10 iOS data-centric apps for hardcore dataphiles.

Jessica Davis

By Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/21/2016ReadPost a Comment

Skype users on Apple's Mac machines and the Web can now interact with bots from Microsoft.

Eric ZemanReadPost a Comment

Wow. This is great news. It's great that this can be used in Android as wel...

A survey of IT professionals by network services company Spiceworks finds concern about the risk of backdoors that bypass encryption.

Thomas Claburn

By Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/20/2016ReadPost a Comment

I think instead of calling it a "backdoor," they should call it a "trapdoor!"...

An Accenture study finds that online ads are unpopular with most consumers, while ad-blocking tools are making it easier than ever to tune out unwanted messaging. How are you supposed to promote your brand?

Thomas Claburn

By Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/19/2016ReadPost a Comment

So it sounds to me that at the heart of the matter is the actual interruption....

Microsoft Outlook is a popular mobile email app, but it's far from your only option. Here is a list of alternatives for iOS and Android if you want to try something new.

Kelly Sheridan

By Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/19/2016ReadPost a Comment

This is a great rundown of email apps. Outlook is a great customer management...

Gartner compared 12 different platforms to find the strongest ones. The research firm also advised avoiding older mobile devices, which may have unfixed vulnerabilities or may lack management controls.

Thomas Claburn

By Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/18/2016ReadPost a Comment

I'm wondering if this report actually tested all of these devices, because...

This week Microsoft published a website detailing future Windows 10 updates, sued the US government over data privacy, and updated Skype for Business on iOS and Android.

Kelly Sheridan

By Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/16/2016ReadPost a Comment

"When the Blue Screen of Death appears on Windows 10 PCs, it will now have...

The former head of DARPA, who was running Google's Advanced Technology and Products group, will now lead Facebook's new hardware group, Building 8.

Thomas Claburn

By Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/14/2016ReadPost a Comment

At Facebook's F8 developers conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage to talk bots and Messenger. Also on display were AI and a big dose of virtual reality. Here are some highlights from the event.

Thomas Claburn

By Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/14/2016ReadPost a Comment

Microsoft rolled out a series of spring updates to OneDrive for Business, including new IT admin controls, as well as browser, sync, and mobile features.

Kelly Sheridan

By Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/13/2016ReadPost a Comment

See the following two KB articles about sync restrictions. KB2933738 is for...

The Brave browser, designed to replace bad ads with better ones, has the newspaper industry threatening legal action.

Thomas Claburn

By Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/11/2016ReadPost a Comment

It really speaks to a lack of sophistication on the ad sales side of newspapers....

Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Build 14316, giving Insiders the option to try Cortana updates, Skype UWP preview, and native Bash on Ubuntu on Windows. Here are 10 features worth trying out.

Kelly Sheridan

By Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/10/2016ReadPost a Comment

It doesn't work well with old hardware. It's suppose to be a modern design...

LinkedIn contributes new technology for monitoring and managing Hadoop and Spark, MapR announces Apache Drill 1.6, SAP and IBM take their relationship to the next level, and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending April 10, 2016.

Jessica Davis

By Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/10/2016ReadPost a Comment

Facebook is expected to announce API tools for chatbots and live chat during its F8 conference next week.

Kelly Sheridan

By Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/9/2016ReadPost a Comment

What's interesting is, if Facebook Messenger is the new 1-800 number, how are...

Improvements in computer vision and machine learning are making it harder for companies to defend against automated attacks.

Thomas Claburn

By Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/8/2016ReadPost a Comment

I'm guessing that in the future, that will be the only available option, but...

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