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Nebula One Debuts: OpenStack As Hardware
News  |  3/29/2013
Until now, OpenStack has appeared in the marketplace as a set of components in major Linux distributions. The Nebula One hardware appliance aims to simplify private cloud.
Dell Latitude 10-ST2 Windows 8 Pro Tablet: the Good and the Bad
News  |  3/29/2013
The Dell Latitude 10-ST2 is billed as a full Windows 8 Pro tablet and Microsoft Surface Pro competitor. Like Windows 8 itself, the product isn't completely baked yet.
Veterans Affairs BYOD Plans On Hold
News  |  3/29/2013
Department of Veterans Affairs will delay bring-your-own-device until it solves legal questions involving privacy with personal mobile devices used for work.
Smartphone Battery Life: Back To The Future
Commentary  |  3/29/2013
Three innovations could help you squeeze a full day's work out of your smartphone battery. Many of us haven't seen that since 2007.
HTC One 'Impossible To Repair' Says iFixit
News  |  3/29/2013
HTC did such an incredible job piecing the One smartphone together that it is practically unrepairable, teardown outfit concludes.
Facebook Phone? Android Event Teased
News  |  3/29/2013
Facebook has something significant to say about Android. Will the company finally introduce the long-rumored Facebook Phone?
UCSF Heart Disease Study To Use Mobile Apps
News  |  3/28/2013
Big data trial will follow up to 1 million patients, who will use smartphones to transmit blood pressure and other data several times a day.
Health IT Priorities Put Regulations Before Innovation
News  |  3/28/2013
Implementing electronic records and meeting Meaningful Use rules are top of the list in our Health IT Priorities survey. Is there room for breakthrough technology?
Gmail Users Cut Off in Windows 8
Commentary  |  3/28/2013
The new Calendar and Contacts apps in Windows 8 will not synchronize with Google at all, and Google email is limited to IMAP from now on. Google users will probably have to use the browser versions because Google has no plans to write Windows 8 apps.
Windows Blue's Got Me Down
Commentary  |  3/28/2013
Microsoft has allowed that something called "Windows Blue" exists. Too bad the company seems hell-bent on taking Windows in the wrong direction.
Google Nexus 7, Take Two: What To Expect
Slideshows  |  3/28/2013
Google watchers expect a new version of the 7-inch Nexus tablet to debut soon. Here's what it might look like.
British Video Game Sector Reboots
News  |  3/28/2013
After four years of low scores, the games creation business is regaining strength thanks in part to lure of possible tax relief.
Texting While Driving: Teens Not Top Offenders
News  |  3/28/2013
49% of commuters send text messages or emails when behind the wheel, compared to 43% of teenagers, says new report from AT&T.
City IT Can Sidestep Colocation Danger
News  |  3/28/2013
Colocation services, like cloud services, offer big benefits for cities, as long as performance levels and security are nailed in place.
BlackBerry Ships 1M Z10s
News  |  3/28/2013
BlackBerry's Q4 earnings show the company eked out a slim profit as it shipped one million Z10 smartphones.
5 Underrated Healthcare Trends From A Top CIO
Commentary  |  3/27/2013
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center CIO Dan Drawbaugh shares his thoughts about what the next health IT opportunities will be.
Topol Gives Colbert a Dose of 'Destruction'
News  |  3/27/2013
Scripps cardiologist and noted proponent of wireless health technologies Eric Topol shows off gadgets to comedian's audience.
Flipboard Update Lets You Create Magazine
News  |  3/27/2013
You too could become famous (or infamous) for publishing content created by other people.
Tell Me Again: Why Rush Into Windows 8?
Commentary  |  3/27/2013
Windows Blue might signal a bold new future for touch computing, but it doesn't exactly inspire a quick upgrade to Windows 8 for traditional users like me.
BMW Brings iPhone Apps To Dashboards
News  |  3/27/2013
Drivers of newer BMW and Mini Cooper cars will be able to access their iPhone's music apps from the dashboard.
BlackBerry Balance - The Real Reason To Buy It
Slideshows  |  3/27/2013
The BlackBerry Z10 is a good phone, but it doesn't get really cool until you use it as both your work and personal phone. BlackBerry 10 has a series of features the company calls "BlackBerry Balance," to make both roles work well and to protect each from the other.
BlackBerry Says 80% Of BB10 Apps Are Native
News  |  3/27/2013
BlackBerry says BB10 platform is gaining traction with developers and now has 100,000 apps, with only 1 in 5 an Android port.
Amazon CloudHSM Aims To Ease Security Worries
News  |  3/26/2013
Amazon Web Services adds security appliance to keep encryption keys out of common infrastructure, help public cloud users comply with strict compliance regulations.
Oracle Sparc T5 Can't Make Sun Rise
Commentary  |  3/26/2013
Oracle says new Sparc servers beat IBM's Power line, but gains in a shrinking market aren't likely to stanch hardware losses.
EMC, VMware Prep Big Data Analytics Spinoff
News  |  3/26/2013
Pivotal unit, set to launch April 1, will integrate an unusual and powerful set of software components into a single big data platform.
GDC: Facebook Insists Gaming Is Growing
News  |  3/26/2013
Facebook's gaming revenue may have disappointed in recent quarters, but the company says more people are playing and paying than ever before.
Is There A Viz Wall In Your Future?
News  |  3/26/2013
Some companies are installing visualization walls -- big banks of high-definition screens -- to see the big picture on their big data.
T-Mobile's iPhone 5 By The Numbers
News  |  3/26/2013
T-Mobile will at long last offer the Apple iPhone, but does the carrier's new math add up?
T-Mobile Looks To Shake Up Industry
News  |  3/26/2013
T-Mobile USA Tuesday officially launched its LTE 4G network and said it would drop device subsidies and finally offer the iPhone.
Android Malware Infects Activists' Phones
News  |  3/26/2013
Targeted, data-stealing attack launched via Tibetan activist's email account leads to Chinese server in Los Angeles, says Kaspersky Lab.
Public Cloud Concerns Remain Strong: Survey
News  |  3/25/2013
Users still prefer private, but worries about public cloud security and integration may be unwarranted, finds Everest Group in report to be presented at Cloud Connect.
BlackBerry Z10: My First Week
News  |  3/25/2013
I love the keyboard and UI. But the BlackBerry Z10 is missing too many key apps -- and betting big on enterprise IT's approval.
Windows Blue: Demise Of The Desktop?
News  |  3/25/2013
A recent Windows Blue build is in the wild, sporting a more polished tablet experience. Does this also foretell retirement for traditional desktop computing?
GDC: Aging Facebook Loses Gaming Luster
News  |  3/25/2013
Social gaming companies might find it hard to succeed on today's Facebook, says Game Developers Conference panel.
Memphis DPW To Track Worker Locations Better
News  |  3/25/2013
City will equip code enforcement officers, contractors with Samsung tablets running Xora software to keep them safer, more efficient on the job.
Turing's 'Universal Machine' Voted Top British Innovation
News  |  3/25/2013
Early sketch for a programmable computing device beats out DNA, the Mini motorcar and 97 other innovations of the past century.
Windows Blue/9: No Desktop? No Way!
Commentary  |  3/25/2013
A leak of an allegedly major revision of Windows 8 hit the web last week. Microsoft's focus seems to be on developing the Metro interface, but will they ever actually remove the desktop? Absurd!The desktop is a major strength of Windows!
HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S 4: Launch Rivals
News  |  3/25/2013
HTC delays U.S. launch of the One to late April, right when Samsung's Galaxy S 4 goes on sale. Can HTC's new marketing focus help the One stand out?
BlackBerry U.S. Launch Disappoints: Where Are Ads?
News  |  3/25/2013
BlackBerry Z10's first weekend of sales in the U.S. was weak. The good news: The device is easy for owners to repair, says iFixit.
OpenStack Deployment Tool Goes Open Source
News  |  3/22/2013
Mirantis Fuel may prove a game changer by accelerating launch pace of OpenStack private clouds inside enterprises.
Google Backlash: For Real This Time?
Commentary  |  3/22/2013
Unhappiness about Google Reader's impending closure and mistrust about Google's commitment to new products won't last.
BlackBerry Q10 - Feel the Keyboard
News  |  3/22/2013
Next up for BlackBerry is the Q10. It has a smaller screen than the now-available Z10, but also has the hard keyboard that made BlackBerry famous. Here we have a short video demo of the Q10 and its differences from the Z10
Google Eyes Android Smartwatch
News  |  3/22/2013
Google Android model would compete with Apple, Samsung smartwatches reportedly in the works.
Federal Reserve To Hire Chief Data Officer
News  |  3/22/2013
Appointment would make the Fed another in a growing number of governments and government agencies with chief data officers.
U.K. Smart Meter Plan For 2014 In Disarray?
News  |  3/22/2013
U.K.'s upcoming $17 billion project to re-wire British homes with smart meters will fail if regulated too much, say conservatives.
ARM CEO Retirement Raises Fears
News  |  3/22/2013
Microchip maker's CEO, Warren East, attempts to allay concerns about the company's long-term viability without him at the helm.
New York's 32-Story Data Fortress: Inside Tour
Slideshows  |  3/22/2013
Sabey's 1-million-square-foot facility in lower Manhattan is billed as the world's tallest and largest high-rise data center.
BlackBerry 10 On Sale In U.S.: Crunch Time
News  |  3/22/2013
BlackBerry Z10 can be purchased in the U.S. for the first time starting Friday. BlackBerry's road to success -- or failure -- begins anew.
Corona Labs Launches Corona Cloud
News  |  3/21/2013
Corona Labs wants to provide backend services for mobile apps.
Android, Chrome OS Marriage Denied
Commentary  |  3/21/2013
But Google's word on the matter may be subject to change.
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