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Microsoft gearing up to launch Windows Store for Business

After first unveiling the concept in November last year, Microsoft is putting the finishing touches on its Windows Store for Business for Windows 10. 

Microsoft updates Outlook mobile app with Sunrise, UI design elements

The Outlook team announced on its blog this week a redesign for its mobile application, which includes integrating the Sunrise calendar app within the email client.

Apple balks at memory-saving app slicing tech in iOS 9

Apple promised but failed to deliver app "thinning" technology in iOS 9 designed to reduce the drain apps have on phones with smaller memories, such as the recently released 16GB iPhone 6s, reported Larry Loeb, a blogger with InformationWeek.

App developers feel overwhelmed by IoT data

I came across an interesting survey about app developers and the Internet of Things. Close to one-third of 675 app developers surveyed by Harbor Research feel "overwhelmed" by the data generated by the Internet of Things.  

Surviving and thriving in the new app economy

FierceCIO speaks with Otto Berkes, CTO at CA Technologies, about the firm's new study on "The Battle for Competitive Advantage in the App Economy" and what it means for the CIO.

Frustration felt by Apple Watch app developers could be eased with new tool kit

Apple is expected to unveil an app development tool kit for Apple Watch at its Worldwide Developers Conference that begins on Monday, the New York Times reported.

1,500 iOS apps vulnerable to networking decryption attack

About 1,500 iOS apps remain vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle decryption attack weeks after a vulnerable networking library was patched.

IoT groups ink collaboration deal on standards

One obstacle to the promise of the Internet of Things is the lack of agreement on standards, with a number of groups competing to set the standard for IoT devices. Two of those groups--the Thread Group and the ZigBee Alliance--recently agreed to collaborate to enable the ZigBee Cluster Library to run over Thread networks.

Secret lab, design guidelines mark Apple Watch app development

Clean designs and simple, out-of-the-box usability--hallmarks of late cofounder Steve Jobs--pushed Apple to its current state as an industry leader. In that respect, Apple Watch is no different. Cupertino has worked closely with the companies who will launch day one apps to ensure everything goes according to plan.

Enterprise security risks grow from 'shadow IT'

Skyfence, a unit of security firm Imperva, is launching on Tuesday a new version of its Skyfence Cloud Gateway that helps IT not only uncover and secure cloud-based apps that business units are signing up for directly, without going through IT--a practice called "shadow IT."