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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.
NoSQL Stars In Travel Giant's Platform Upgrade
News  |  11/29/2013
Couchbase NoSQL database will be the cornerstone of new real-time inventory management platform for Amadeus, a top provider of travel search, pricing, booking, and ticketing services.
10 Defenses Against Smartphone Theft
News  |  11/27/2013
Thieves see mobile phones as easy cash. Take these 10 steps to defend yourself.
Docker Container System Works With All Linuxes
News  |  11/27/2013
New release of open-source Docker software container system eliminates need for AnotherUnion Filesystem to move apps from one flavor of Linux to another.
NASA Launches Online Tech Licensing Tool
News  |  11/27/2013
QuickLaunch streamlines the licensing of more than 30 of the space agency's technologies.
Rise Of The Corporate MOOC
News  |  11/27/2013
It's not your father's corporate training. EdX wants to help companies offer their own massive open online courses to keep employees' skills updated.
Mobile Security: All About The Data
Commentary  |  11/27/2013
Spend less time worrying about devices and more time worrying about the data.
HarperCollins Rewrites Its Analytics Book
News  |  11/26/2013
HarperCollins uses a data-driven approach to make quicker, bolder marketing decisions.
Low Smartphone Prices Drive Sales Growth
News  |  11/26/2013
The average selling price has dropped nearly 13% this year, making it more affordable to buy a smartphone in emerging markets.
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.
Workday Makes Big Cloud Gains In Q3
News  |  11/26/2013
Workday reports an 82% increase in subscription revenues for HR and financials applications as it takes big customers live on its cloud-based apps.
Amazon Web Services Handles More Business Critical Apps
News  |  11/26/2013
Survey at Amazon's Re:Invent event shows that many AWS users are moving from test and development to business critical apps.
Black Friday Looks Bright For Hybrid PCs
Commentary  |  11/26/2013
Cool 2-in-1 laptops, a bit of tablet fatigue, and pent-up demand could make this the best holiday season for the PC market in years.
Will iOS 7 Be The Next BlackBerry?
Commentary  |  11/26/2013
Apple's latest mobile operating system has many features enterprises will appreciate -- and some things to beware.
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.
FDA Tells 23andMe To Halt Gene Tests
News  |  11/25/2013
FDA fears inaccurate test results could harm consumers.
4 Reasons Your Business Needs A Mobile Development Platform
Commentary  |  11/25/2013
Mobile apps open new business opportunities -- but you need to have the tools to handle them.
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?"
Video Search: Hollywood's Big Data Dilemma?
News  |  11/25/2013
Hollywood trails other industries when it comes to using data to enhance its business decisions or improve the customer experience. Can the Video Genome Project help?
Obamacare Drives One Health Plan's BPM Adoption
News  |  11/25/2013
Regulatory changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act prompted Fallon Health Plans to decide it needed a flexible framework for automating its business process management.
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.
Motorola Wants You To Print Your Phone
News  |  11/25/2013
Partnership with 3D Systems aims to bring Lego-style customization to phone components made for Motorola's Project Ara.
How To Revive Social Business Adoption
Commentary  |  11/25/2013
Tracking your social business numbers helps you know when it's time to shift your strategy. Here's what to do when adoption slows.
How To Succeed As A Social Business Sponsor
Commentary  |  11/25/2013
Follow these five steps to become a more effective leader and seamlessly shape your company into a social business.
CIO Profile: Gavin Gray Of Perkins Coie
News  |  11/25/2013
Law firm CIO Gavin Gray talks about networking with other industries, alternative startups, and making his clients happy with custom legal apps.
IT Must Deliver Visual, Mobile-Friendly Data Analytics
News  |  11/25/2013
IT groups are demanding easy-to-use data analytics software that also yields accurate predictions, and vendors are listening, according to InformationWeek's new survey on analytics and BI trends.
Xbox One Key To 'One Microsoft'
Commentary  |  11/23/2013
Microsoft's Xbox One isn't just about taking over the living room. It's a proving ground for CEO Steve Ballmer's "One Microsoft" vision.
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.
Windows Azure Outage Avoids Xbox One Catastrophe
News  |  11/22/2013
Microsoft's cloud services, including Xbox Live, were disrupted Thursday due to a DNS error.
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.
Microsoft Gets Snarky With Google Via Swag
News  |  11/22/2013
Microsoft's Scroogled campaign tries selling shirts, mugs, and hats to attack perceived Google privacy threats. Will this sell people on Bing?
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.
LinkedIn Showcase Pages Debut
News  |  11/21/2013
LinkedIn extends its content strategy with Showcase Pages, which allow companies to promote the latest updates on specific products and brands.
Salesforce's 'Superpod': Only For Giants
News  |  11/21/2013
Turns out the HP-powered "Superpod" is consistent with Salesforce.com's public cloud. But it's not something that many customers will use.
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?
10 Most Misunderstood Facebook Privacy Facts
News  |  11/21/2013
Facebook privacy changes seem to never end. Get a grip on your account with these privacy settings tips and tricks.
Microsoft Surface 2: Hands-On Review
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
Microsoft's Surface 2 is a big improvement, but it's not for everyone.
Social Business Discussions Are The New Documentation
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
Social business is changing how we document business processes and IT operations. Here's why.
How NASA Manages Big Data
News  |  11/21/2013
Unmanned space missions can generate hundreds of terabytes of data every hour. What's a space agency to do?
Are You Recruiting A Data Scientist, Or Unicorn?
News  |  11/21/2013
Many companies need to stop looking for a unicorn and start building a data science team, says CEO of data applications firm Lattice.
10 Historic Tech Memos & Rants
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
From Ballmer to Jobs, tech leaders write memos, manifestos, and rants that shape how we all think about computing. These 10 provocative statements each have a place in tech history.
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.
Infor CEO Charles Phillips Talks Enterprise Apps
News  |  11/21/2013
Oracle veteran Charles Phillips says business users expect enterprise app agility, mobility, and consumer-grade interfaces. But is IT on board?
Does Hadoop Have a Speed Problem?
News  |  11/20/2013
"Fast data" -- information provided in near-real time -- is key to getting the most out of analytics projects, says ParStream CEO Michael Hummel.
What Car Will You Buy Next? Autometrics Knows
News  |  11/20/2013
Autometrics takes an hourly pulse of Web traffic at 150 car-buying sites to give auto makers predictive insights about buyers.
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