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Google Details Android M, VR, IoT, And Unlimited Photos
News  |  5/28/2015
Google used the opening day of its I/O 2015 developer conference to offer details about the next version of Android, what it has planned for virtual reality and the Internet of Things, and free unlimited photos.
Meeker: Internet Has Only Begun Changing Our Lives
News  |  5/28/2015
Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker presents her annual take on how the Internet is changing business, as US and China dominate among Web companies.
DoJ Argues Against Google's Java Appeal
News  |  5/27/2015
The Solicitor General advises the Supreme Court to reject Google's petition to have its copyright infringement loss to Oracle reviewed.
Big Data: 6 Real-Life Business Cases
Slideshows  |  5/27/2015
Better data analysis enables companies to optimize everything in the value chain -- from sales to order delivery, to optimal store hours. Here are six examples of how major enterprises are using data to improve their business models.
EMC Buys Virtustream To Expand Its Cloud Offerings
News  |  5/26/2015
EMC will apply Virtustream's cloud software and managed hosting expertise across its businesses, including VMware.
7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable
Slideshows  |  5/26/2015
Elite tech leaders pushed the boundaries at the InformationWeek Conference. At least one of these ideas should make you squirm and think, "We need to do that."
APIs Are Eating The World
Commentary  |  5/26/2015
The ability to deploy IT services rapidly and reliably has transformed the nature of business.
8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
Slideshows  |  5/25/2015
We sense a simmering level of vitriol whenever we speak with IT professionals about the cloud in our daily conversations, at industry conferences, and in other settings. Here's why.
Office For Android, Sway, OneDrive Updates: MS Office News
News  |  5/24/2015
News surrounding Microsoft Office this week included a public preview of Office for Android and eDiscovery for Office 365.
Clouds Ready For Enterprise? Gartner Says Few Are
News  |  5/22/2015
Amazon's innovations and services give it an edge with enterprises, while Microsoft, Google, IBM, VMware, and CenturyLink nip at its heels.
The Great File Migration Is Underway
Commentary  |  5/21/2015
As the amount of data in files grows, more and more will find their way in a great migration to cloud storage.
Gartner Doubles Estimate Of Amazon Cloud Dominance
News  |  5/20/2015
In Gartner's fifth Magic Quadrant on cloud infrastructure services, Amazon extends lead, while Microsoft and Google try to keep up.
IBM Broadens Hybrid Cloud Portfolio With OpenStack Play
News  |  5/19/2015
With its OpenStack Services, IBM is looking to expand its cloud services portfolio to compete with the likes of Amazon and Microsoft Azure.
Linux Container Operating Systems: Thin Is In
Commentary  |  5/19/2015
From CoreOS to Atomic Host to Photon, a new breed of Linux operating system is slimming down in order to run containers. Will all of them survive?
Twilio Broadens Communications Platform
News  |  5/19/2015
With IP Messaging and other new services, Twilio hopes to give companies such as Uber more control over the communication infrastructure they build into their apps.
Amazon Seeks Next Generation Of Cloud Users
News  |  5/18/2015
AWS has launched AWS Educate, an online service with self-paced labs, tutorials, and best practices for educators and students.
Cloud Foundry Pros & Cons
News  |  5/15/2015
Cloud Foundry has a mixed container message, but that's not keeping it from sailing full speed ahead into Fortune 500 data centers.
GE Prepares For Industrial Internet With Cloud Foundry
News  |  5/13/2015
Analysis of big data from industrial machines is creating new business models, but GE Software CTO Harel Kodesh sees even more disruptive business models on their way.
How Corporate Culture Impedes Data Innovation
Commentary  |  5/13/2015
BI and big data analytics tools are getting more sophisticated and comprehensive. Yet, some organizations are failing to derive full value from their data because their corporate cultures do not reflect a data-driven mindset. Here are the common cultural challenges standing in the way of big data innovation.
Open Source Platform Opens Arms To Microsoft's .Net
News  |  5/12/2015
This latest move from Cloud Foundry signals how the cloud is forcing old rivalries to fall away.
8 Reasons The PC Is Not Dead
Slideshows  |  5/11/2015
Now that phablets have essentially cannibalized the tablet market, the personal computer has a chance to make a dramatic comeback. Here's why.
4 Stages Of Hybrid Cloud Evolution
Commentary  |  5/11/2015
Hybrid cloud computing will involve companies using APIs from different clouds to bring services into a "home cloud" to work with company data, IBM's Rippert says.
'Father Time' Still Negotiating The Future
News  |  5/11/2015
Harlan Stenn, chief maintainer of the Network Time Protocol, remains in limbo between full-time NTP work and a return to private consulting.
How A Healthcare Clinic Plans To Become A Software Company
Commentary  |  5/8/2015
Marshfield Clinic has been using its home-grown electronic health record system for 20 years. Now it wants to sell EHRs as a cloud service.
Controversial Lennart Poettering Finds His Place In Linux Community
Commentary  |  5/8/2015
The systemd developer produced an initialization system that no one liked, but everyone adopted for use with Linux containers. Are his days as a target over?
Google I/O 2015: Dial M For Android
News  |  5/8/2015
The next version of Android is likely to be discussed at Google's developer conference, possibly along with news about a new wearable.
IT Staff Fearful Of Cloud? Try Cloud Whispering
Commentary  |  5/8/2015
Don't force people into cloud scenarios they fear. Here are some ways to win them over first.
Cloud Computing: 8 Continuing Ed Programs For IT Pros
Slideshows  |  5/6/2015
Continuing education is a surefire way to increase your salary or get a new job. If your interest in IT is cloud computing, several high-profile universities offer courses in this area of technology.
Docker Monitoring: New Relic Takes On The Challenge
News  |  5/6/2015
The new application performance monitoring platform is more in sync with companies building applications as microservices.
4 Ways IT Can Inspire Business Confidence
Commentary  |  5/6/2015
An EMC study revealed that business leaders don't think their companies are ready for the data-driven future. Worse, they have no confidence in IT to correct course. Here's why it happened, and what IT can do to win back the confidence of business execs.
8 Linux Security Improvements In 8 Years
Slideshows  |  5/6/2015
Linux started getting really serious about security in 2007, and it has made big strides in the past three years. As open source code faces more threats, Linux can't rest on its laurels.
Google, Twitter, Red Hat Speak Up For Container Standard
News  |  5/5/2015
They're supporting a CoreOS standard as a "composable" piece that can help developers, but they also noted areas where the standard needs work.
CoreOS: Container Standards Needed
News  |  5/4/2015
Google, VMware, Red Hat, and Apcera are backing CoreOS's container specification, appc, as an industry standard.
Signs Point To A Coming Post-Cloud Era
News  |  5/4/2015
CenturyLink CTO Jared Wray, Intel's Nicholas Weaver, and others at Interop talk about a future where the cloud is just how we all compute.
Remember The Restroom When Deploying Wireless
News  |  5/1/2015
One lesson learned at Houston Methodist Hospital about going wireless: If the CEO can't get access in the can, it's a bad day.
Salesforce Deal: Who Could Buy It?
Commentary  |  5/1/2015
A report sparked widespread speculation about the future of Salesforce. Is it ripe for acquisition, and, if so, which tech giant might buy it?


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