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Verizon: Major Apps Move Cloudward In 2014
News  |  12/30/2013
Verizon Terremark exec says partnerships with major enterprise app providers will help ease more enterprises into cloud-based offers.
Look Ahead: The Cloud In 2014 & Beyond
News  |  12/30/2013
Get ready for more shifts to hybrid clouds, new ways to ensure regulatory compliance, and software-defined everything.
7 Mistakes Microsoft Made In 2013
Slideshows  |  12/30/2013
This was a pretty good year for Microsoft with some big customer wins. But these seven missteps were just dumb.
Why Apple Must Reconsider Emerging Market Strategy
Commentary  |  12/30/2013
Apple's iTunes App Store model doesn't work well in some parts of the world. Users need more flexible payment models for mobile content.
Big Data In 2014: Top Technologies, Trends
News  |  12/30/2013
What will the next year hold for big data? Here's what industry heavyweights predict.
10 Biggest Tech Disappointments Of 2013
Slideshows  |  12/27/2013
From HealthCare.gov to the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, here are some of the year's biggest letdowns.
Is Personal Cloud As Disruptive As Personal Computer?
Commentary  |  12/26/2013
IT organizations are apt to react as badly to the 21st century's PC as they did to the 20th century's PC. Help them get over it.
Microsoft In 2013: 7 Lessons Learned
Slideshows  |  12/26/2013
If a key to success is learning from your mistakes, Microsoft should be well positioned for 2014.
Federal Agencies Must Rethink Digital Strategies
Commentary  |  12/23/2013
Federal CIOs face many challenges processing petabytes of data. But a growing number of analytic tools offer new insights to improve agency services with constituents.
Business Apps Belong In The Cloud
Commentary  |  12/23/2013
Cloud apps provide agility, and agility is crucial for manufacturing companies. Here's why.
Why Native Apps No Longer Add Up
Commentary  |  12/23/2013
The economics no longer work in the mobile game market. But alternatives are emerging for game discovery and monetization.
5 Trends For Health CIOs In 2014
News  |  12/23/2013
Patient portals, direct messaging, and medical identity theft will keep healthcare execs on their toes in the new year.
9 Digital Health Trends For 2014
News  |  12/23/2013
Step back, EHRs. These healthcare IT innovations are poised to take center stage in 2014.
Feds Use Cloud To Clean Up Nuclear Site
News  |  12/20/2013
The Department of Energy's Hanford site conquers a wide area with a flexible cloud environment and thin clients to improve performance and lower costs.
Otoy Keeps Streaming Video Tech Free
News  |  12/20/2013
Otoy hopes to encourage Amazon Web Services customers to commit to its royalty-free application streaming technology.
Hadoop Helps Pharma Firm Speed Up
News  |  12/19/2013
Cloud-based Hadoop solution helps pharmaceutical company Astellas compress pieces of its market research from weeks to hours.
Business Intelligence 2013: Tale Of Two Worlds
Commentary  |  12/19/2013
BI giants IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP grew little in 2013, but nimble, visual-data-discovery leaders Tableau, TIBCO Spotfire, and QlikTech soared. Here's why.
Oracle Bets On Consolidation, Low-Cost Hardware
News  |  12/19/2013
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison predicts database consolidation, a promised in-memory option, and low-end engineered systems will accelerate growth in 2014.
10 Best Android Apps Of 2013
Slideshows  |  12/19/2013
From a slick password manager to a top-notch image editor, these standout Android apps will improve your mobile life.
Why Amazon Faces Challenges In China
News  |  12/19/2013
Amazon Web Services will kick off cloud services in China in the first quarter of 2014. It can learn from the hurdles Microsoft and Google have jumped.
HealthCare.gov Shows 4 Ways Software Delivery Must Change
Commentary  |  12/18/2013
Troubled project should encourage you to discard traditional manufacturing processes with their reliance on control, and prioritize information and flexibility.
10 Great Google Apps Tips
Slideshows  |  12/18/2013
Google continues to spiff up Gmail, Calendar, Docs, and other Google Apps. Take advantage of the improvements with these smart tips.
Amazon Kinesis: Fast Analytics On Streaming Data
News  |  12/18/2013
AWS Kinesis service takes in thousands of data streams, processes them on an Amazon cluster, and offers results in near real time.
9 Technologies That Matter In 2014
News  |  12/17/2013
The future may be unwritten, but it's not entirely unknown. We look at nine areas of innovation and upcoming products to watch in 2014.
Tools That Soothe Enterprise Email Pain
Commentary  |  12/16/2013
Former US Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan discusses how to upgrade Microsoft enterprise email using a unified email management system.
Rackspace Launches Online DevOps Service
News  |  12/16/2013
DevOps Automation Service lets a development team rapidly expand its development infrastructure without taking on more systems management tasks.
Google Yanks Buried Android Privacy Feature
News  |  12/14/2013
Google removes an undocumented App Ops control panel from its latest release, Android 4.4.2, that had let users choose which app permissions to enable.
Microsoft Partners To Extend Azure Reach
News  |  12/13/2013
Like VMware, Microsoft looks to a set of partners to build out Azure-compatible cloud services and offer them on a regional basis.
Microsoft Woos Gmail Users
News  |  12/13/2013
Outlook.com introduces a Gmail migration tool to attract unhappy Google email users.
Oracle Supports OpenStack: Lip Service Or Real Commitment?
Commentary  |  12/13/2013
As Oracle integrates OpenStack cloud with its technologies, the community asks: Will Oracle really embrace the open-source code spirit?
Drchrono Enhances iPad EHR: API, Apps
News  |  12/13/2013
Appointment scheduling, imaging apps, and even a competing medical billing service will tap cloud service.
Gmail Shows Images By Default
News  |  12/12/2013
Google now serves images through a proxy server to improve both security and the user experience. Marketers might not like the change, though.
Cybercriminals Enlist Database Cloud Services
News  |  12/12/2013
Database-as-a-service supports a new Trojan-based attack that steals businesses' online banking credentials.
Joyent Launches Ecommerce Solution Set
News  |  12/12/2013
Cloud service provider offers preconfigured ecommerce solutions for retailers; targets Amazon customers.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Beta Debuts
News  |  12/12/2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux adds integration with Windows and VMware's vSphere environments, takes first steps toward hybrid cloud ops.
Google+ Sign-In Grows Up
News  |  12/12/2013
Google updates authentication system to make it more appealing to developers and users.
Dell Gets Into Chromebook Game
News  |  12/11/2013
Google is now working with all the major PC makers.
Google Sheets Gets Offline Editing
News  |  12/11/2013
Update to Google's online spreadsheet app brings much needed speed and other features.
Oracle Embraces OpenStack
News  |  12/11/2013
Oracle bows to the growing Open Stack trend, promises to integrate its product line with the open-source project.
HealthCare.gov Proves Software Delivery Needs Modernizing
Commentary  |  12/11/2013
Modern software development involves a mind-boggling number of moving parts. HealthCare.gov proves we've got to get back to basic project management.
Verizon To Buy EdgeCast Content Delivery Network
News  |  12/10/2013
Verizon Digital Media is adding a major content delivery network to its rich media capabilities.
Rackspace CTO's Prescription For HealthCare.gov
Commentary  |  12/9/2013
Rackspace CTO John Engates offers a prescription for HealthCare.gov's complete recovery and continued health.
Internap Taps Solid-State Storage For Cloud Service
News  |  12/9/2013
Hosting services giant enters cloud sector, aims to differentiate itself from competitors with high-speed, performance-guaranteed block storage.
What Windows 8 Needs Now
Commentary  |  12/7/2013
A game made Windows 3.1 users fall in love with the mouse. Now Windows 8 needs a game as satisfying as solitaire.
An Inconvenient Truth About Cloud Analogies
Commentary  |  12/6/2013
Holy cows and puppies: Most cloud analogies make no sense, says Citrix chief cloud advocate Reuven Cohen.
RedHat Takes On VMware For PaaS Crown
News  |  12/6/2013
Red Hat maneuvers to get its OpenShift platform into as many enterprises as possible, with an eye to private cloud dominance.
Google, Facebook Apps Win Smartphone Loyalty
News  |  12/6/2013
Who's winning over the most smartphone users? New research by Mobile Metrix and ComScore shows it's a tough road for smaller apps developers.
HIMSS Rates Hospitals' IT Maturity
News  |  12/5/2013
In Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's test to score hospitals' adoption and use of IT tools, only about 2% of US hospitals have achieved a top rating.
Google Attacks Amazon With Cloud Storage Prices
Commentary  |  12/5/2013
Google's 60% cut in block-storage pricing is a move intended to unseat Amazon's dominance in cloud infrastructure.
HealthCare.gov Snafu: Not That Hard To Believe
Commentary  |  12/4/2013
Leveraging cloud-delivered services would have helped in the overall stability and success of the HealthCare.gov website, and probably still can going forward.
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