Microsoft is overhauling its Yammer enterprise social networking platform, rolling out a retooled version for Apple's iPad tablet and expanding functionality across its Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 operating systems.
MetaMoJi is rolling out Share Anytime: a collaborative whiteboard application optimized for Apple's iPad tablet.
Revel Systems is bolstering its point-of-sale solution for Apple's iPad by adding support for PayPal's mobile commerce capabilities.
An iPad equipped with Apple's new 64-bit A7 processor could further hurt the PC market by making inroads into businesses.
Microsoft has announced plans to build a touch-optimized native version of its signature Office productivity suite integrating support for Apple's iPad tablet, but Redmond may have waited too long to capitalize on the iPad opportunity.
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Mobile device management is hard stuff, according a report on Ars Technica about how restrictions loaded into a school-provided iPad are easily removed. In the wake of students allegedly "hacking" the tablets to remove app and browser restrictions, at least one high school--Theodore Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles--has decided to suspend a school-wide rollout of iPad tablets.
With Apple poised to release its overhauled iOS 7 mobile operating system to consumers on Sept. 18, company staffers are already testing iterative platform updates, 9to5Mac reports.
Having failed to excite buyers with its Surface tablets, Microsoft has stumbled on a new strategy: buy up iPad 2s, 3s, and 4s from owners and give them a minimum $200 gift certificate for Microsoft products.
Opera earlier this week released Coast, a new web browser designed from the ground-up for the iPad tablet.