• 10 iPhone, iPad Apps For Data Nerds

    10 iPhone, iPad Apps For Data Nerds

    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.Can you do big data on a tiny device such as the iOS-based iPhone or iPad?
  • Google Slides' Q&A Feature Targets PowerPoint Fatigue

    Google Slides' Q&A Feature Targets PowerPoint Fatigue

    By using a smartphone or tablet, along with the Slides app, users can present to any screen via Chromecast, AirPlay, or Hangouts."Public speaking can be intimidating -- even for veteran speakers with phenomenal ideas and experiences to share," Michael Frederick, Google Slides engineer, wrote in a May 4 blog post.
  • Pebble Smartwatch Updates Include Expanded Health, Fitness Features

    Pebble Smartwatch Updates Include Expanded Health, Fitness Features

    With Pebble Health, which the company detailed in a blog post May 10, the smartwatches have features that extend beyond daily step counts and sleep tracking.If users aren't automatically asked to update their Pebble, they can use the Pebble app to update the watch to Firmware 3.
  • Microsoft Bing Malware Alerts Get More Specific

    Microsoft Bing Malware Alerts Get More Specific

    Join InformationWeek and a team of industry experts on June 15 for a unique virtual event where yo Microsoft has updated Bing phishing and malware warnings to give more detailed information on specific user threats.The search engine will now tell users and webmasters about specific problems on each suspicious website.
  • Google's 2-Step Authentication Update Simplifies Sign-On

    Google's 2-Step Authentication Update Simplifies Sign-On

    Register for this webinar and get a better understanding of the impact of malvertising and ransomw To encourage more users to practice some form of two-factor authentication when they log in to Google accounts, the tech titan has made the process easier with its latest update.Apple iOS users will need to install the Google search app on their iPhones to use the new security feature.
  • Google's 2-Step Authentication Update Simplifies Sign-On

    Google's 2-Step Authentication Update Simplifies Sign-On

    Apple iOS users will need to install the Google search app on their iPhones to use the new security feature.But whether this simplification will succeed in enticing more users to beef up security by using two-factor authentication has yet to be seen.
  • Salesforce Offers Lightning Add-In For Microsoft Outlook

    Salesforce Offers Lightning Add-In For Microsoft Outlook

    The Lightning for Outlook add-in integration is only the most recent integration resulting from Salesforce and Microsoft's strategic partnership, the companies noted in a June 28 statement.These integrations span many of the applications in Microsoft's Office productivity suite, Salesforce Sales Cloud director Greg Gsell told InformationWeek in an interview.
  • Salesforce Offers Lightning Add-In For Microsoft Outlook

    Salesforce Offers Lightning Add-In For Microsoft Outlook

    In today's threat landscape, the only way for you to disrupt attackers and protect your organizati Salesforce's Lightning add-in for Outlook's inbox lets users access, search, and sync Salesforce information without toggling between multiple applications.The Lightning for Outlook add-in integration is only the most recent integration resulting from Salesforce and Microsoft's strategic partnership, the companies noted in a June 28 statement.
  • Zoho CRM Upgrade Targets Salesforce

    Zoho CRM Upgrade Targets Salesforce

    He put that number in context, saying that Zoho has 20 million users and is adding 700,000 new users each month.While the new edition of Zoho CRM adds approximately 50 new features, Vegesna focused on parts of the application that deal with three major functions -- analysis, communications, and incentive -- as potential break-out features intended to help Zoho compete with giants like Salesforce.
  • Google Play Developer Console App Updated With Review Notifications, Staged Rollout Controls

    Google Play Developer Console App Updated With Review Notifications, Staged Rollout Controls

    The official Google Play Developer Console application has been updated this week, bringing new features for app developers to take advantage of.Furthermore, developers can review and apply store listing experiment results, plus control your staged rollout percentages.
  • Opera VPN For Android Targets Users, Not Enterprises

    Opera VPN For Android Targets Users, Not Enterprises

    It brings the same risks to the enterprise that the iOS VPN app did earlier this year.Once the analysis is complete, Opera VPN will rate the network with a score of A (totally secure) to F (really unsafe).
  • Bored? Find Something to Do With Facebook's 'Events' App

    Bored? Find Something to Do With Facebook's 'Events' App

    Available now on iOS (and coming soon to Android), the app highlights events in which friends have expressed an interest, and those recently announced by Pages you like.It also features updates from events to which you're already connected.
  • Report: WhatsApp Testing Video Calls

    Report: WhatsApp Testing Video Calls

    Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp is testing video calls for some beta users, more than a year after it rolled out voice calls.Some Android users who have joined WhatsApp's beta program are reporting the ability to make video calls, Android Police reports.
  • BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority

    BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority

    The drive to enable more self-service analytics for business intelligence users is certainly not news.These are reasons that organizations are still talking about bringing self-service queries and analytics to business users.
  • BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority

    BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority

    The drive to enable more self-service analytics for business intelligence users is certainly not news.These are reasons that organizations are still talking about bringing self-service queries and analytics to business users.
  • Gartner's 10 Tech Predictions That Will Change IT

    Gartner's 10 Tech Predictions That Will Change IT

    During its recent Symposium ITXpo, Gartner released predictions on the future of technology for IT departments and users.One of the the reasons people go to the annual Gartner Symposium ITxpo is to hear Gartner analysts offer predictions for the future.
  • Adobe Launches Photoshop Sketch, Fix, and Comp CC for Android

    Adobe Launches Photoshop Sketch, Fix, and Comp CC for Android

    Adobe launched three new apps for Android users this week, bringing more of its Creative Cloud functionality to mobile users.The other Photoshop app launched is Photoshop Sketch.
  • Tinder Update Embraces Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming Daters

    Tinder Update Embraces Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming Daters

    Happen to be transgender or gender non-conforming and looking for love?The dating app just launched an update that lets people add information about their gender identity to help users "be their authentic selves on the platform.
  • Liar, Liar, iPhone on Fire? Report Says Android Users More Honest

    Liar, Liar, iPhone on Fire? Report Says Android Users More Honest

    You might be more honest than your iPhone-toting friends, according to a new study from researchers in the UK.The study revealed that iPhone users are more likely to be younger, female, and to see their phone as a status object.