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Salesforce for HR puts the focus on mobile and social capabilities

The CRM company's new HR offering is designed to help companies and employees connect

Think your management job is safe? Beware: the 'iCEO' is coming

Upper-level positions may be much more amenable to automation than you think


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Rise of the so-called citizen developer

Not every department has would-be programmers itching to write your company's next app. But for IT, harnessing the talents of business users who code can be well worth the effort of supporting them.

Forever 21 denies pirating Adobe software, strikes back

The retailer claims Adobe, Corel and Autodesk charge accused pirates exorbitant license fees

Happy Birthday Java

The long, strange life, death, and rebirth of Java

Java is 20. Where does it go from here?

Microsoft makes debugging PHP less painful with new Azure tool

Microsoft has tapped Zend's Z-Ray for advanced PHP analysis

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for April 14

Former Office chief returns to Microsoft... Turing manuscript fetches $1 million... Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia talking merger

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, April 13

Robot stuck in nuclear reactor... Microsoft demos industrial IoT play... Pivotal open-sources in-memory database

The mobile-enabled enterprise: Are we there yet?

The potential is considerable, but plenty of challenges remain

Workday targets professional services with new suite

Featuring both finance and HR capabilities, it aims to deliver a one-stop alternative for companies focused on billable projects

The FTC is worried about algorithmic transparency, and you should be too

Don't assume your Facebook friends are ignoring you -- it could simply be the site's algorithms at work

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, April 9

Facebook still tops among teens... Oz launches video platform with revenue share... Microsoft lays groundwork for payments

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, April 8

Microsoft to show next Office apps... Intel shrinks RealSense 3D camera for phones... US drug agency started bulk records collection in 1992

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, April 6

Chip could make smartphones into 3D scanners...US, IBM surge in mobile patents...Roku gets voice upgrade

Journalism via Twitter wins trader $2.4M windfall on possible Intel-Altera deal

Not long ago, if you were a reporter with a hot scoop and wanted to be first to break the news you had to do one critical thing first: write the story. Not today.

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Microsoft Outlook Calendar Corruption, Lost Meetings, Duplicate Appointments - April/2015 Update

Solving Microsoft Outlook calendar corruption typically in mixed Mac/Windows environments with calendar delegates

iPaaS: A new approach to cloud Integration

Comparing "Integration Platform As a Service" to legacy approaches to cloud and data integration, such as traditional ESB systems

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When Elvis cadged a badge from Nixon

In announcing the 100th institutional participant in its copyright-free photo-sharing project called The Commons, Flickr last week shared a remarkable photo with an even more remarkable story behind it.

Busted: Still fighting about pointers

7 reasons why frameworks are the new programming languages

Thanks to powerful tools, the need for speed, and the shifting nature of programming itself, your next nerd fight will be over framework APIs, not syntax

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, March 27

Up Periscope: Twitter answers Meerkat... UN appoints privacy watchdog... Microsoft buys LiveLoop

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