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Facebook Mobilizes At F8
News  |  4/30/2014
Facebook rolls out a new ad network, new cloud services, and a new attitude to reassure developers and users.
Bluetooth Smart: Secure Enough For Cars?
News  |  4/30/2014
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology -- also known as Bluetooth Smart -- promises new conveniences to vehicle owners. But the security still needs work.
Twitter User Growth Stalls
News  |  4/30/2014
Do recent lackluster user numbers mean Twitter's strongest days are behind it?
Internet of Thingbots: The New Security Worry
News  |  4/30/2014
Phishing and spam attacks involving Internet of Things devices are coming -- and app developers and device makers must be ready, says a CA Technologies exec.
As Research Data Balloons, How To Share?
Commentary  |  4/30/2014
Exchanging research data worldwide gets more complex in the big data age. But the Research Data Alliance seeks innovative solutions.
Firefox 29 Debuts, With Mozilla In Turmoil
News  |  4/30/2014
Mozilla has delivered a solid, customizable Firefox update, but the company must now restore its relevance.
When BASIC Was Young: Great Memories
News  |  4/30/2014
As BASIC, the programming language that launched many a technical career, turns 50, we revisit our BASIC projects. Tell us about yours.
BASIC Turns 50: A Love/Hate Story
News  |  4/30/2014
We look back on BASIC's 50 years of attracting -- and repelling -- new programmers.
Microsoft Office For iPad Gains Printing
News  |  4/29/2014
Microsoft issues its first Office for iPad update, including much-requested printing support, just 33 days after the apps launch.
TIBCO Shakes Up BI Market With Jaspersoft Buy
News  |  4/29/2014
Pairing open source Jaspersoft with top-selling Spotfire, TIBCO hopes to disrupt the business intelligence and embedded analytics market.
MacBook Air Update: More Battery, Less Cash
News  |  4/29/2014
Apple MacBook Air refresh features faster processors, longer battery life, and lower price points.
Facebook Launches Business Manager Tool
News  |  4/29/2014
Business Manager streamlines workflows for large advertisers and provides one dashboard to manage accounts, pages, permissions, and more.
Microsoft Boosts OneDrive: 1 TB Per User
News  |  4/29/2014
Microsoft bumps OneDrive for Business capacity to 1 TB per user -- and draws the ire of Box CEO Aaron Levie.
First Hospitals Achieve Meaningful Use Stage 2
News  |  4/29/2014
Penn Highlands CIO Tom Johnson says going far beyond minimum requirements is the key to qualifying for EHR incentives.
Apprenda, Microsoft Team For Hybrid PaaS
News  |  4/29/2014
Microsoft hedges its bets on containers with an alliance that brings Apprenda customers to Azure under an on-premises license.
MongoDB, Cloudera Form Big Data Partnership
News  |  4/29/2014
MongoDB and Cloudera, leaders in the NoSQL and Hadoop markets, respectively, will co-market and co-sell their offerings. One goal: Ease customer confusion about big data.
IBM Cloud Market: One-Stop Cloud Shop
News  |  4/29/2014
IBM's marketplace combines mobile and SaaS apps, platform and infrastructure services, and third-party services.
Healthcare Social Networks: New Choices For Doctors, Patients
Slideshows  |  4/29/2014
Check out healthcare-focused social networks, where healthcare pros can collaborate and share resources online, and patients can access more than information.
Google Self-Driving Cars Get Smarter
News  |  4/28/2014
Google admits it still has many problems to solve before self-driving cars become commonplace on our streets.
Epicor Overhauls ERP For Cloud, Mobility
News  |  4/28/2014
Epicor says ERP upgrade based on Microsoft's stack is twice as fast and four times as scalable for cloud deployment.
Microsoft: No IE Patch For Windows XP
News  |  4/28/2014
Hackers are already exploiting a new Internet Explorer flaw. Microsoft promises a fix -- but not for Windows XP.
Hybrid Cloud Can Break Datacenter Silos
Commentary  |  4/28/2014
But first we need an underlying cloud fabric that allows for flexibility of data and applications.
How To Blend BPM, Social Collaboration
Commentary  |  4/28/2014
One example: a renewable energy firm wanted to implement more rigorous process management, but also needed to leave room to improvise.
Microsoft's Mobile First, Cloud First Strategy, Explained
Commentary  |  4/28/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's plan to juggle Windows, cross-platform services, and the Internet of Things is coming into focus.
8 Ways DevOps & Mobility Remove Waste
Commentary  |  4/28/2014
Use the DevOps method to stamp out the toxically wasteful activity holding your business back.
Datameer Bets Visual Analysis Beats SQL On Hadoop
News  |  4/28/2014
Datameer 4.0 upgrade advances visual data preparation and analysis on top of Hadoop, offering an easier alternative to SQL.
Google Boosts Encryption In Chrome For Android
News  |  4/28/2014
Users of Chrome on Android devices should see improved speed and security.
Microsoft + Nokia: What's Next?
News  |  4/26/2014
Microsoft now owns Nokia's handset business, and it must move quickly to offer new mobile devices, apps, and software.
Top 10 Secret Reasons Microsoft CEO Ballmer Retired
Slideshows  |  4/26/2014
Steve Ballmer didn't get the credit he deserved, as evidenced by Microsoft's strong financial position when he resigned. Here are 10 reasons you've never heard about why he stepped down.
Microsoft Earnings: 7 Essential Facts
News  |  4/25/2014
Microsoft's Q3 beat expectations. Strong performers include cloud products and Xbox, but Surface and consumer PC sales still pose a problem.
White House Website Helps Veterans Find Jobs
News  |  4/25/2014
Veterans Employment Center offers job-search tools to help transitioning service members connect with employers.
ICD-10 Remains High Priority Despite Delay
News  |  4/25/2014
Healthcare organizations steam ahead with ICD-10 preparations, including hiring, despite delay of the new diagnosis and billing codes for at least a year.
Google+ Manager Vic Gundotra Resigns
News  |  4/25/2014
Gundotra, Google's senior VP of social, "built Google+ from nothing," says Google CEO Larry Page. VP of engineering David Besbris is rumored replacement.
Adobe, Apple, Google, Intel Settle No-Poaching Lawsuit
News  |  4/25/2014
More than 64,000 tech workers can look forward to token compensation for claims that major tech vendors conspired to suppress employee pay by agreeing not to recruit workers from one another.
Will Microsoft Launch Surface Mini Tablet In May?
News  |  4/24/2014
Microsoft's long-rumored Surface Mini could debut next month, based on new Amazon listings for accessories.
IBM Locks In Fiat Chrysler Outsourcing Deal
News  |  4/24/2014
Big Blue will manage combined IT environment for newly merged automaker Fiat Chrysler.
Salesforce.com Plans SOS Service For Mobile Apps
News  |  4/24/2014
Salesforce1 Service Cloud SOS will bring a prominent help button and pop-up video agent support to mobile service experience.
AOL Adds 'Native' Mobile Ads
News  |  4/24/2014
AOL Platforms aims to give advertisers better results, but some critics object to the editorial-like appearance of native ads.
10 Hadoop Hardware Leaders
Slideshows  |  4/24/2014
Hadoop is known for running on "industry standard hardware," but just what does that mean? We break down popular options and a few interesting niche choices.
Microsoft Earnings: 6 Questions
Commentary  |  4/24/2014
Microsoft has been on fire lately, but new CEO Satya Nadella will face questions during Thursday's earnings announcement about Windows XP, Nokia, Surface, and other trouble spots.
Google Street View Offers Time Travel
News  |  4/23/2014
Street View images from different periods can now be compared to see how places have changed over time.
DevOps: Ingredients For The Best Recipe
Commentary  |  4/22/2014
Here's what one company learned by using the DevOps methodology to create a sense of shared responsibility across teams.
Windows 8 Start Menu Coming This Fall?
News  |  4/22/2014
Microsoft may restore the Start menu to Windows 8 and launch a cloud-based version of the OS by this fall.
Samsung Attacks In Patent Case
News  |  4/22/2014
Samsung's case against Apple begins; patent infringement complaint against Apple centers on smartphone technology for image storage, video capture, compression, and transmission across devices.
LG, Sony Disclose Smartwatch Details
News  |  4/22/2014
LG offers more info about its upcoming Android Wear device, while Sony launches new colors and talks apps.
Contacting Congress Just Got Easier
News  |  4/22/2014
Electronic Frontier Foundation and more than 100 volunteer developers are working on a tool that pairs public domain data with free software interfaces.
ADP Touts New Talent War Weapon
News  |  4/22/2014
ADP adds compensation management to its cloud-based Workforce Now app for midsized firms. Are pay-for-performance cultures crucial as Baby Boomers retire?
EHR Jobs Boom: 8 Hot Health IT Roles
Slideshows  |  4/22/2014
Electronic health records have fueled a growing career specialty. Consider these in-demand health IT jobs.
Microsoft Bing Enters Prediction Business
News  |  4/22/2014
Microsoft claims Bing can predict the future, but it is starting out with soft questions like who will win The Voice.
Health Systems First To Combine Radiology, EHR
News  |  4/22/2014
The shared pediatric diagnostic imaging system that Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and New Jersey's Virtua have created goes beyond conventional health information exchange.
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