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Apple to Take Another Shot at Fixing Yosemite

Apple is putting the final touches on the next update to OS X Yosemite as it again tries to stamp out Wi-Fi problems customers have experienced — and reported — since the operating system launched three months ago. Apple, like most developers, typically shortens the interval between builds the closer it comes to a final […]

Acompli Acquired by Microsoft

E-Mail: Microsoft buys Acompli to enhance Outlook for iOS and Android. About 108 billion work e-mails are sent each day, according to one Research Group. Over the past year, Microsoft has been extending its Office set of office productivity software and services so they can be accessed on non-Windows devices. The company has released Office apps for the iPad and […]

Smartphone growth to slow

Forecast: IDC says – Smartphone growth will continue at nearly 10% annually through 2018, but that’s well behind increases in recent years. IDC said Monday that global smartphone shipments in 2014 will reach nearly 1.3 billion units, an increase of 26% over 2013. But for 2015, IDC predicted, 1.4 billion smartphones will ship to retailers, only a 12% increase […]

Tableau Software, a data discovery and emerging analytics vendor, has teamed up with Indian IT outsourcer Infosys in a BI partnership that aims to help both companies capitalize on big data. The partnership will essentially combine the strengths of each company,...