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Expo Notes: Crestron offers home and business automation

Crestron lets you automate anything electrical in your home or office and control it all from an iOS device.

Analyst: Apple breaks Microsoft's 'lock' on enterprise

The iPhone may have opened the door for Apple in the enterprise, but it was the one-two punch of the iPad and revamped MacBook Air in 2010 that really did the trick, an analyst said today.

Macworld | iWorld: It's about business, too

It's not all art, music, and fun at this week's Macworld | iWorld exposition: Vendors are releasing business apps for the Mac and iPad, too.

Apple program lets businesses buy apps in bulk

Apple's Volume Purchase for Business program--also known as VPP--gives companies a way to buy iOS apps for employees outside the regular App Store.

In business mobile, the data shows it's an Apple world

Good Technology's enterprise stats show iPads and iPhones lead despite consumers' Android smartphone passion

WatchDox adds annotation to its secure document reading app

WatchDox’s secure document reading and sharing iOS offering now includes new collaboration features for enterprise users.

AT&T pushes ahead after T-Mobile bid

AT&T dropped its $39 billion bid to buy T-Mobile USA in December, but the company demonstrated that it is still running on all cylinders at the AT&T Developer Summit.

China wants Western Digital to address monopoly concerns

Western Digital's planned acquisition of Hitachi's hard drive business may have hit a snag: China's anti-monopoly regulators want the company to address...

Yahoo taps PayPal president Thompson as CEO

Yahoo has appointed PayPal president Scott Thompson as its new CEO, filling the void left by the fired Carol Bartz.

Small businesses to buy more tablets in 2012

A survey finds that 73% of small-to-medium sized business plan to buy tablets in the next 12 months. And when small businesses think "tablet," they usually mean "iPad."

Quicken 2007 to arrive for Lion after all... eventually

Lion has its fair share of both converts and critics, but none so unhappy as those left in the cold with programs which no longer open in Mac OS X 10.7. Now, it seems that Quicken users may once again be able to use their crippled software, according to an email and a support document from Intuit.

LinkedIn open sources search engine

Joining its fellow social-networking companies in the public release of internal code, LinkedIn has opened sourced software obtained in October with its purchase of the IndexTank search-engine software provider.

Seagate completes acquisition of Samsung's hard drive business

Seagate Technology said Tuesday it has completed the acquisition of the hard disk drive (HDD) business of Samsung Electronics, after it recently received...