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Amazon CloudFront CDN: Goodbye 404 Messages
News  |  9/30/2013
Amazon's content delivery network CloudFront lets subscribers redirect visitors to desired content while avoiding dreaded 404 error messages.
Do Cities Need Texting Zones?
News  |  9/30/2013
New York state is planning pull-over texting "zones" on some of its highways to reduce driving accidents. Should cities follow suit?
Millennials Reshape Companies' Social Media Policies
News  |  9/30/2013
Nearly two-thirds of Gen Y workers use a personal device or application for work purposes, says study. Does your company policy address this major shift?
Hadoop's Second Generation Offers More To Enterprises
News  |  9/30/2013
The first Hadoop tools weren't easy to deploy or manage. But the second-wave tools deliver great advances in usability.
IBM's SDN Push Has Big Rivals
News  |  9/30/2013
IBM's SDN for Virtual Environments and IBM Programmable Network Controller puts it in competition with Cisco, VMware, Juniper and HP.
Google Web Designer Offered As Free Download
News  |  9/30/2013
Web designers and marketers now have a free tool for creating animated online content, for ads or otherwise.
Feds Warm Up To LinkedIn
Commentary  |  9/30/2013
Government IT managers have been cautious about using LinkedIn, but odds are activity will soon rise due to federal travel restrictions and greater comfort with the platform.
Microsoft Expands Power BI, Translation For Office
News  |  9/30/2013
Microsoft Office is becoming adept not only at creating data but also manipulating and analyzing it, thanks to several new features.
Oracle OpenWorld: 5 Rants And Raves
Commentary  |  9/30/2013
Oracle OpenWorld delivered big news and a consistent message. It also repackaged old news, bashed big data tools and avoided license cost and complexity issues.
BlackBerry: BBM For Android, iOS Coming
News  |  9/30/2013
BlackBerry insists botched roll-out doesn't mean the app has been nixed. It may be dead on arrival anyway.
HP's Building An SDN App Store
News  |  9/30/2013
HP's looking to foster an SDN ecosystem and take the smartphone model into enterprise software-defined networking with a developers' kit and an app store. But is this an idea ahead of its time?
iPhone 5c's Plastic Case Saves Apple $42
News  |  9/30/2013
Plastic iPhone 5c is significantly less costly to build than the aluminum iPhone 5s, says UBS.
Big Data, 'Breaking Bad' And Orange Juice
News  |  9/30/2013
MailChimp's chief data scientist has a unique way of explaining data science to the masses. If you know a little Excel, you're ready to learn.
IBM Boosts Big Data Portfolio With Daeja Acquisition
News  |  9/30/2013
Daeja's imaging tech allows IBM's enterprise content management customers to view and annotate unstructured data on mobile devices, says Big Blue.
Government Shutdown: What Are IT Systems Risks?
News  |  9/30/2013
If the looming government shutdown comes to pass, Federal IT faces security, budget, and workflow risks.
Healthcare Apps Could Be Doctor's Best Friend
Commentary  |  9/27/2013
Consumer health apps and gadgets could help improve patient care and reduce physicians' workloads. It's time for the healthcare industry to change a system that rewards disease.
5 IT Resume Blunders To Avoid
News  |  9/27/2013
Your resume can do as much harm as good when you're hunting for a new IT job.
Is Apple iOS 7 Making Users Sick?
News  |  9/27/2013
Some users blame the new mobile operating system's background parallax effect and app transition animations for feelings of nausea.
Do You Need Mobile Middleware?
Commentary  |  9/27/2013
Major software vendors seem to think you do -- and they might be right. Just don't expect mature platforms.
Google Says TGIF To Problem-Plagued Week
News  |  9/27/2013
Serious email delays and messaging glitches riddled Google's 15th anniversary week.
Microsoft Creating New Office Touch Apps
News  |  9/27/2013
In addition to a touchscreen version of Office, Microsoft is prepping Office Reader, a new touch multimedia tool for the Web, Office documents, PDFs and interactive e-books.
SAM Saves Cash, Not Just Compliance Woes
News  |  9/27/2013
Software asset management doesn't just make sure you're compliant with your software licenses. Smart use of SAM can also save money.
Skytree Offers Second Opinion On Your Analytics Data
News  |  9/27/2013
Skytree's new service connects customers with live data scientists for more accurate and reliable data analysis.
Apple iPhone 5s: My First Week
News  |  9/27/2013
From iOS 7 to battery life, here's what I have noticed while getting to know Apple's iPhone 5s.
HTML5 Offers 'Road to Awesome'
Commentary  |  9/27/2013
Before you head down the iOS or Android native-app mobile development path, consider Amazon's choice regarding HTML5.
iOS7 Adoption Estimated To Be 60%
News  |  9/27/2013
Apple fans are adopting iOS 7 at enough of a clip to jam up Web traffic.
Google Hummingbird Update, Explained
News  |  9/26/2013
Google search algorithm improvements will help it understand complicated queries and provide better answers.
Oracle On The Ground: Customers Speak
News  |  9/26/2013
Oracle OpenWorld attendees discuss the products they're implementing, from Fusion software to hardware appliances.
What Google's Calico Means For Healthcare
News  |  9/26/2013
Here are three reasons Google's health venture matters, both to the industry and to our quality of life.
The Truth About Oracle's Virtualized 12c Database
News  |  9/26/2013
Oracle says 12c, introduced at OpenWorld, is "virtualized" -- but you must look closely at what that actually means.
Microsoft Surface Mini Rumors Grow
News  |  9/26/2013
Microsoft may soon expand its tablet and smartphone lineup with a "Surface Mini" and several new Lumia devices.
Google Offers Shoppers Same-Day Delivery
News  |  9/26/2013
Google Shopping Express joins a growing list of services for shoppers who demand instant gratification.
IBM Debuts Educational Network For Pediatricians, Nurses
News  |  9/26/2013
Cloud-based social learning network designed with Boston Children's Hospital aims to bring best practices in medical care to healthcare providers anywhere in the world.
ERP Is A People Problem
News  |  9/26/2013
If there's an enterprise resource planning project in your future, beware the foot draggers and sandbaggers
Healthcare CIOs Need Personalized Medicine
News  |  9/26/2013
Personalized healthcare is making drugs more effective, saving lives and promising much more.
State Insurance Exchanges: Hospital IT's Next Challenge
News  |  9/26/2013
As state insurance exchanges take hold, hospital IT departments must figure out how to keep up with patients' insurance eligibility, health status and benefits in fluid environment.
Robots Taking All Our Jobs? Ridiculous
Commentary  |  9/26/2013
Neo-Luddite idea that automation causes high unemployment rates has been disproved throughout history.
CIOs & Health: Too Sick To Hire?
News  |  9/26/2013
What sort of health problems can companies accept and manage in a CIO or other employee, and which are insurmountable?
Google Updates Gmail, Voice, YouTube For Android
News  |  9/26/2013
Google pushes out slew of improvements to Android apps, including cards for Gmail and a remote locking option for Android Device Manager.
Can We Ever Trust Cloud Encryption?
News  |  9/26/2013
One consequence of the Snowden affair is a renewed interest in encrypting public cloud data. Governments and vendors are in on the act.
T-Mobile Stores Drop BlackBerry
News  |  9/26/2013
News comes as questions rise about Fairfax's ability to finance its planned purchase of BlackBerry.
Cloud Architecture: Get It Right The First Time
Commentary  |  9/26/2013
Cloud expert David Linthicum, speaker at Interop 2013 New York, shares advice on why an IT manager should play cloud architecture detective.
What Nanotube Computer Means To Moore's Law
News  |  9/25/2013
Stanford scientists have built a nanotube computer, an engineering feat that points to continuing advances in computational performance.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX Breaks Tablet Ground
News  |  9/25/2013
Third-generation Kindle sports a Mayday button, to call for tech support.
Twitter Gets Pushy And Personal
News  |  9/25/2013
New feature will push notifications to your mobile app when it finds interesting people or content. Here's how to turn it on and off.
Ideation Nation Crowdsources Ideas For Local Govt.
News  |  9/25/2013
Code for America, MindMixer launch Ideation Nation, an initiative that encourages citizens and local governments to work together using technology.
Samsung Unveils Gold Galaxy S4: Apple Envy?
News  |  9/25/2013
Apple struck gold with its sold-out "champagne"-colored iPhone and Samsung wants in on the action.
Samsung Plans Smartphone With Curved Screen
News  |  9/25/2013
Looking to innovate in the competitive smartphone market, Samsung will introduce a smartphone with a curved screen next month.
How NYCDOT Put 'Mobile First' Dev To Work
Commentary  |  9/25/2013
Stringent procurement rules didn't stop New York City's Department of Transportation from quickly creating a tablet app to document Hurricane Sandy damage.
Oracle's Cloud: What's Really New?
Commentary  |  9/25/2013
If Oracle's 'new' cloud services sound familiar, that may be because they've been announced before. Here's a rundown on the real cloud news.
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