10 Must-Have Mac OS X Apps
Apple may have some work to do to restore its reputation for software, but third-party developers have got the company's back.
Online Security: How The Experts Keep Safe
Google researchers have compared the security practices of experts to non-experts, and identified several ways that typical Internet users can improve their online security.
Sony Drone Venture Targets IoT
By entering the drone business in a joint venture with Aerosense, Sony aims to expand its involvement with cloud services and the Internet of Things.
Google Tests Buy Button In Mobile Search Ads
Google isn't alone in its effort to deck the Web with buy buttons. Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter have been testing buy buttons, too. Social networking is nice, but advertising and revenue are nicer still.
BYOD Slowdown Could Hurt Tablet Sales
As tablet sales slow, enterprises are cooling to the idea of allowing employees to bring their own devices to work, according to two recent reports. Are the trends related?
Google Proposes Open Source Beacons
Google's Eddystone protocol aims to make beacons more flexible and open, and to compete with Apple's iBeacon in what is still a nascent market.
9 Spectacular Cloud Computing Fails
For some of you, the cloud failures listed here may simply highlight areas where cloud service providers need to grow or adapt in order to better service their customers. For others, the examples may be more personal, as your data or applications may have been affected.
How To Turn Data Into Stories
When Yakult, a Japan-based maker of probiotic dairy drinks, put a data analysis tool into the hands of its sales people in The Netherlands, they swapped out stale spreadsheets for stories about how the product was performing in real time.
Google Glass Enterprise Edition: What We Know So Far
The rumored Google Glass Enterprise Edition looks more like a maintenance release to placate the company's handful of Glass at Work partners until the company finds a way to reimagine and reinvigorate the project.
AWS API Gateway: Point And Click
Amazon Web Services remains the 800-pound gorilla in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service/Platform-as-a-Service marketplace. Announcements at the AWS Summit in New York City added another 100 pounds of substance to the beast.
Cisco MaintenanceNet Deal: Latest In Buying Spree
MaintenanceNet is best known for its cloud-based contract management platform ServiceExchange. Cisco's sixth acquisition this year, the deals show the company's move into the recurring revenue model.
Why ISO Certifications Make Sense For IT
Certifications from the International Organization for Standards (ISO) are important when considering which vendors to choose for your IT needs. But when was the last time you thought about applying ISO standards to your own internal IT operations?
Google Cloud Console App Misses The Mark For iOS Users
Mobile apps for Android and iOS aim to make it easier for IT admins and other users to monitor and manage the Google Cloud Platform. But the iOS version of the app, due later this year, is missing some important features.
The Threat Of Artificial Intelligence
Super-intelligent robots deserve some concern, but really we should be paying more attention to the people and processes involved in building our machines.