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Google Glass Enables Surgeons To Consult Remotely
News  |  11/29/2013
When surgeon Brent Ponce wore Google Glass during a shoulder replacement, the ghostly hand of a remote collaborator coached him along.
Tablet Shopping Guide: 8 Tips
News  |  11/29/2013
The tablet market is more crowded than ever. Use our eight tips to avoid buyers' remorse this holiday season.
Keep Data Off Mobile Devices & Away From Adversaries
Commentary  |  11/27/2013
Why we must focus on protecting the data rather than securing mobile devices.
Microsoft Surface Barely Registers On Web Usage
News  |  11/27/2013
Microsoft Surface tablets are still getting crushed by the iPad, web use data shows.
Send ECGs Via Smartphone? AliveCor Says Yes
News  |  11/26/2013
Mobile heart monitor company teams with telemedicine firm to offer patients ECG analysis via smartphone.
Google Street View Lands In Airports
News  |  11/26/2013
Google took its Street View cameras into a handful of the world's busiest airports and transit hubs.
How Mobile Devices Reshape Patient Care
News  |  11/26/2013
Will a glorified pedometer change the way America does healthcare? And what is "mHealth," anyway? Five experts speak.
Google's Schmidt Pens Guide For iPhone Switchers
News  |  11/25/2013
Google's board chairman offers an in-depth tutorial to help smartphone owners ditch their iPhones for Androids.
Enterprise IT Groups Need To Share More
Commentary  |  11/25/2013
The crowd now has the power and IT can no longer dictate how customers interact with a business. Here are tips for joining the sharing revolution.
Nexus 5 Users Scream For Audio Problem Fix
Commentary  |  11/25/2013
A bug in Google's Nexus 5 flagship smartphone has buyers asking: "Can you hear me now?"
Big Data Reshapes Weather Channel Predictions
News  |  11/25/2013
The Weather Company builds a new forecasting platform using Basho's Riak NoSQL database and Amazon Web Services.
6 Ways CIOs Can Stay Ahead Of Customers
Commentary  |  11/25/2013
Always-on social and mobile customers have the power to upend your company. Here's how to come out on top.
ZTE Challenges With Inexpensive Smartwatch
News  |  11/25/2013
ZTE will debut a smartwatch during the second quarter of 2014 to capitalize on the growing market for wearables.
10 Best Tablets Of 2013
Slideshows  |  11/23/2013
Whether you're tablet shopping now or looking ahead, check out this year's standouts.
Gates Foundation Big Data Grants Stress Open Data
News  |  11/22/2013
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded six $100,000 grants to help improve everything from disaster response to municipal services.
FCC To Reconsider Aircraft Cellphone Ban
News  |  11/22/2013
Airlines are starting to relax their policies on use of electronic devices, but use of cellphones is still prohibited. That might change, says the FCC.
Google Simplifies Android Tablet App Shopping
News  |  11/22/2013
The Google Play Store highlights apps "Designed for Tablets" and pressures developers to optimize applications for larger displays.
5 Ways Mobile Marketers Can Hold Consumers' Attention
Commentary  |  11/22/2013
In a multiscreen world, marketers have to work harder to keep consumer focus. Consider these tips to minimize distractions.
Consumer Survey: Sprint = Biggest Loser
News  |  11/21/2013
Sprint drops to last place in Consumer Reports' annual ranking of the country's wireless network operators, while Verizon tops the list.
Salesforce.com's Salesforce1 Platform: A Closer Look
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
Salesforce.com's biggest announcement of Dreamforce '13 is Salesforce1, but is it a branding exercise or a game changer?
Microsoft Surface 2: Hands-On Review
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
Microsoft's Surface 2 is a big improvement, but it's not for everyone.
Windows Azure Load Balancing: What To Know
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
Windows Azure promises cloud flexibility once IT overcomes Azure's built-in load balancing constraints.
Lookout Takes Mobile Security To Businesses
News  |  11/20/2013
Moving beyond the consumer mobile security market, Lookout aims to help companies secure employees' personal devices.
Microsoft's Next CEO: Ford's Mulally As 'Caretaker'?
News  |  11/20/2013
Microsoft directors want Alan Mulally to shepherd the company through its restructuring while an insider is groomed for the CEO role, reports say.
Kaiser Shifts To Preventive Care In Mobile Apps
News  |  11/20/2013
Kaiser executives highlight potential for interactive, preventive care through a new generation of mobile apps -- but how to get patients to opt in?
Apple-Samsung Trial: Millions At Stake
News  |  11/20/2013
A jury is deciding how much more to reward Apple for patents it says Samsung violated. Samsung is already on the hook for $600 million.
Apple Launches 'Apple Store For iPad' App
News  |  11/20/2013
Apple has released an iPad-only application that lets tablet owners shop at the Apple Store from the luxury of their couch.
Consumer Tech Gives Small Businesses Big Shoulders
Commentary  |  11/20/2013
When my furnace guy treats me the way a tech-savvy enterprise would, I know the world has changed.
11 Must-Have iPhone Apps
News  |  11/20/2013
Cut through the app clutter. Don't miss these 11 iPhone apps, most of which have been retooled to capitalize on iOS 7.
Microsoft's Device Strategy: The Remaining Flaw
Commentary  |  11/20/2013
Microsoft's Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 represent big improvements over the originals, but they still make sense only for certain users.
Samsung: Galaxy Gear Smartwatch 'Beat Expectations'
News  |  11/19/2013
Samsung claims it has shipped more than 800,000 Galaxy Gear devices, making it the best-selling smartwatch in the world.
Microsoft-Nokia Deal On: What's Next?
News  |  11/19/2013
Nokia shareholders have officially agreed to sell the company's device business to Microsoft. How much will Microsoft gain?
Lumia 2520 Tablet Hits AT&T, Verizon Stores
News  |  11/19/2013
Nokia's first Windows-based tablet reaches the US this week with LTE in tow.
25 Ideas To Improve Government From Citizens
News  |  11/19/2013
Finalists in an event by Code For America and MindMixer offer ideas on how technology could help local communities.
VMware + Desktone: A Game-Changer For VDI?
Commentary  |  11/19/2013
VMware's acquisition of Desktone may signal the technical capability, cost savings, and user acceptance necessary for desktop virtualization to break through in the enterprise.
9 Myths About Wearable Computers
News  |  11/19/2013
Wearable devices represent a major opportunity for the technology industry, but the makers of these devices still have some work to do.
Windows 8.1: 8 Essential Tips, Tricks
News  |  11/19/2013
Microsoft Windows 8.1 is highly customizable -- but only if you know your way around its menus. Our tips help you get more from the new OS.
Will Microsoft's Next CEO Ditch Ballmer's Plan?
Commentary  |  11/18/2013
As Microsoft board closes in on a new CEO, the company's long-term strategy remains hazy.
Android OS Updates: Don't Hold Your Breath
News  |  11/18/2013
Google has started making KitKat, the latest Android update, available to some mobile devices. But if you've been promised an upgrade, prepare to wait.
Qualcomm Toq Smartwatch: Release Details
News  |  11/18/2013
Qualcomm's smartwatch takes on Samsung Galaxy Gear, Sony SmartWatch 2, and Pebble just in time for the holidays.
Salesforce Debuts Mobilized Salesforce1 Platform
News  |  11/18/2013
Salesforce1 puts a cohesive, mobile-friendly, and API-rich wrapper around everything the company offers.
10 Cool DARPA Projects In Development
Slideshows  |  11/18/2013
These breakthrough technologies address a range of military challenges, from mental disorders to battlefield safety.
Consumerization 2.0: IT's Only Road To Relevance
News  |  11/18/2013
Consumerization 1.0 was "we don't need IT." Today, we need IT to bridge the gap between consumer and business tech.
BlackBerry Adds BBM Features For Android, iOS
News  |  11/16/2013
BlackBerry makes significant improvements to its instant messaging client, brings it closer to the native BlackBerry version.
Welcome To The New InformationWeek
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
We're leaving behind the old, one-way publishing model of business technology journalism and pioneering an approach that emphasizes community and true multiway discourse.
10 Agile Skills CIOs Need To Manage Change
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Cloud services, mobility, and digital disruption have upended the traditional methods of handling change within a company.
Mobile Transforms IT's Role: What's Next?
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Mobile devices have reshaped the employee-IT relationship and how we work with tools like Google Docs. Brace yourself for big changes over the next five years.
iPad + Desktop: Powerhouse Combo For 2014
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Businesses should buy more desktops and tablets, not laptops, in the upcoming PC refresh. How does Windows apps compatibility fit in?
Why Valve's SteamOS Could Be Revolutionary
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Valve's SteamOS and Steam Machines could have big implications for Silicon Valley and Hollywood.
Why You Need DevOps For Enterprise Mobile Apps
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Enterprise mobile apps must be developed quickly and efficiently to meet the urgent needs shaped by consumers. The DevOps approach can get you there.
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