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A more interesting use for Apple Pay

ApplePay probably isn't going to do much about mobile. But it can revolutionize the web.

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What you need to know about Apple Pay

How it works, its security features, and how it's likely to impact the existing mobile payments industry.


How not to do mobile strategy: Killing the skunk

LG's failed experiment with WebOS has broader implications.

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What these 6 CEOs learned from working at Salesforce

Salesforce launched 15 years ago. Since then, its unique way of working and thinking has spawned a host of fast-growing B2B startups. We talk to six of their CEOs here.

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Want to connect the next billion? Think economics, not heroics

Connectivity in emerging economies is already skyrocketing in the most boring way imaginable: Because demand for connectivity is very high, companies are building infrastructure, and prices are going down.

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Xamarin's goal: To be the leading development platform in the world

An new round of $54 million will fund new tooling and an international expansion.

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Three interesting points about Steve Ballmer's resignation letter

The former CEO steps down from Microsoft's board.

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Why Silicon Valley is suddenly in love with Slack

For all the hype, Slack only really shines in the specific use-case of teams, likely distributed across geographies, who have to share and act on information from multiple sources really, really fast in order to produce something...


Motorola's sales have more than doubled in the last year

A surprising comeback for the mobile phone company as Google prepares to sell it to Lenovo

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Adatao bridges the gap between data scientists and normal people

Adatao is another startup promising easier data analytics for the masses. It stands out in a few ways.

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Why Microsoft Azure could have the last laugh in the cloud wars

Amazon can't afford an indefinite pricing battle and Microsoft's hybrid-cloud message resonates among large enterprises. The wild card is Google.

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Satya Nadella at six months: Grading Microsoft's new CEO

Satya Nadella took over as Microsoft's CEO six months ago, on Feb. 4, 2014. So how's he doing?

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The most innovative telco in the world sets its sights on the US

France's Iliad, which has bid for T-Mobile, could totally shake up the US telecom market.

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But really -- what IS the point of Windows Phone?

Tech blogger and former Microsoft employee Robert Scoble drew some scorn for suggesting that Microsoft abandon Windows Phone.

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The dark side of the cloud price wars between Amazon, Google, and Microsoft

As Amazon, Google, and Microsoft race to the bottom, smaller providers will be driven out of business. That hurts customers.

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Microsoft: Platform

Nadella’s Microsoft is starting to take shape, and as it does we’re starting to see what the next decade will look like for Redmond.

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The new Foursquare and the future of location-based services

There's a huge opportunity, and for all the derision, Foursquare is still the best positioned to take advantage of it.

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Hortonworks investment could be a cloud play for HP

HP announced a $50 million equity investment in Hortonworks -- and appointed its head of cloud to the Hortonworks board.

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