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Oracle Unveils Hadoop Data Exploration Tool
News  |  9/30/2014
Oracle Big Data Discovery is a visual, business user-friendly alternative to Hadoop tools like Tableau Software, says Oracle.
Oracle Lets Customers Shift License Money To Cloud
News  |  9/30/2014
Oracle expands 'Customer 2 Cloud' plan that redirects on-premises software maintenance fees to SaaS application subscriptions.
15 Surprising Facts About Indian Outsourcers
Commentary  |  9/30/2014
Thinking of outsourcing with Infosys, Wipro, or Tata? Here are some points worth knowing about the IT services heavyweights.
Stop Doing This On LinkedIn Now
News  |  9/30/2014
Watch out for these missteps that might undermine your presence on the professional networking site.
Ello: Why Users Will Say Goodbye
Commentary  |  9/29/2014
Hundreds of thousands of users have flocked to new social network Ello, which promises it won't sell advertising or your data. Here's why they won't stay.
Microsoft Windows Threshold Site Appears Early
News  |  9/29/2014
Everybody expects Microsoft to preview a new version of Windows this week, and a company website that was accidentally made public over the weekend supports that idea.
Oracle CTO Ellison Claims Cloud Supremacy
News  |  9/29/2014
Oracle OpenWorld 2014 opens with vintage Ellison keynote highlighting SaaS gains, "massively upgraded" PaaS, and new engineered systems.
25 Years Of Health IT: A Complicated Journey
Slideshows  |  9/29/2014
Policy changes and consumer pressures have spurred huge changes in health IT. Take a look back at how we got here -- and where we're going.
Tech In Far-Flung Settings
Slideshows  |  9/29/2014
Technology is finding its way into formerly inaccessible places, often with amazing or beautiful results. But are you ready for drone selfies?
Windows Threshold Event: 6 Things To Expect
News  |  9/27/2014
Microsoft has much to prove when it shows off the next version of Windows at an event this Tuesday. Here's what to expect.
Shellshock Bug: 6 Key Facts
News  |  9/27/2014
The Shellshock bug could do more damage than the recent Heartbleed bug. Here's what you need to know.
7 Cool Products At Interop New York
Slideshows  |  9/27/2014
Interop New York spotlights innovative products covering SDN, BYOD, PaaS, data center management, and more. Take a look.
DevOps Talent: Grow It Internally
Commentary  |  9/26/2014
Automation and web-scale operations will flourish with home-grown DevOps talent. Here's how to nurture your organization's expertise.
BlackBerry Sells 200,000 Passport Smartphones
News  |  9/26/2014
BlackBerry's Passport sales show there's still a place for smartphones with keyboards, but they also show the company's modest ambitions.
Microsoft, Google & Apple: Education Smackdown
News  |  9/26/2014
Microsoft tries to woo students with free Office 365 accounts as Apple and Google continue to make gains in the classroom.
Apple iPhone 6 Bendgate: Top 10 Tweets
News  |  9/26/2014
Apple says a bend in the iPhone 6 Plus is "extremely rare" but that didn't stop anyone from poking fun.
Apple Says iOS 8.0.2 Won't Break iPhones
News  |  9/26/2014
Apple pushes out an update to its update that bricked new iPhones.
iOS In-App Browsing Poses Security Risk
News  |  9/26/2014
iOS developer warns that browser windows invoked within third-party apps allow information theft.
Make Internet-Ready Products, Or Else
News  |  9/25/2014
Internet of Things pioneers say the fourth industrial revolution looms -- like it or not.
Amazon Expands Twitter Trial To Wish Lists
News  |  9/25/2014
Twitter users can save Amazon products to their wish list by replying to tweets with the #AmazonWishList hashtag.
Workday Student Debuts With Higher-Ed Recruiting
News  |  9/25/2014
Workday steps up competition against Oracle PeopleSoft with Workday Student suite. Recruiting is first of seven components.
My iOS 8 Update-Gate Survival Story
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
Like many others, I fell victim to Apple's botched update to iOS 8. Here's how I brought my iPhone back to life.
Developers Suffer As Documentation Vanishes
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
Paltry documentation for developer tools greatly diminishes our ability to work well in subtle but important ways.
BlackBerry's Hardware Hail Mary: 4 Challenges
News  |  9/25/2014
Is BlackBerry's Passport smartphone a triumph for keyboard loyalists? Or BlackBerry's last hurrah in hardware?
Apple Yanks Buggy iOS 8 Update
News  |  9/25/2014
Apple continues a week of miscues with an iOS 8 update that killed cellular service for some users.
Hortonworks Invests In Spark On Hadoop
News  |  9/24/2014
Hortonworks improves Hive integration, plans security and performance upgrades for hot Spark in-memory analytics platform.
Talko: Collaboration's Missing Link?
News  |  9/24/2014
Ray Ozzie's new app, Talko, blends live and recorded voice conversations with text messages and images for mobile workforces. We talk to Talko co-founder Matt Pope.
6 DevOps Salary Negotiation Tips
Commentary  |  9/24/2014
DevOps pros, take note. Interop speaker Dustin Whittle explains how to position yourself as indispensable.
Data Science That Makes a Difference
Commentary  |  9/24/2014
Big data is about more than just business. It holds potential to address social problems and improve the lives of people around the world.
Internet Of Things Intrigues Intelligence Community
News  |  9/24/2014
IoT presents big opportunity for intelligence agencies, along with information overload and privacy risks.
9 Innovative Products: Designers Of Things Conference
Slideshows  |  9/24/2014
Wearable, 3D printing, and Internet of Things technologies are in their infancy. But these products show that design can satisfy both the head and the heart.
Open Data Center Alliance Pushes TOSCA
News  |  9/24/2014
Cloud standards group ODCA pushes TOSCA standard for workload mobility across cloud service providers. Where is Amazon?
5 SaaS Myths Busted
Commentary  |  9/24/2014
From "SaaS promotes shadow IT" to "SaaS saves time and money," an InformationWeek survey finds that it's time to retire some old saws.
Building Mobile Developer Skill Sets: 4 Tips
Commentary  |  9/24/2014
As more companies become mobile app developers for the first time, here's advice on managing two big challenges.
iOS 8 Users Gripe About Bugs
News  |  9/23/2014
Apple's latest operating system may be its "best ever," but iOS 8 is stumbling out the gate with a fair share of bugs, posters to Apple forums say.
Apcera Emerges, Gets Snapped Up By Ericsson
News  |  9/23/2014
Apcera, started by Cloud Foundry chief architect Derek Collison, launches new platform for software deployment, a policy imposition system.
Salesforce.com Platform Helps Companies Build Mobile Apps
News  |  9/23/2014
Salesforce.com introduces ExactTarget Journey Builder for Apps to support engaging, marketing-savvy mobile applications.
6 Ways To Consumerize IT Without Dumbing Down
Commentary  |  9/23/2014
Here's how to make enterprise software more user-friendly while also maintaining its capabilities and security.
Puppet Server's Big Revamp
News  |  9/23/2014
DevOps community favorite Puppet Labs has rewritten Puppet Server to identify, configure, and manage groups of servers at the same time.
Apple iPhone Sales Break Record
News  |  9/22/2014
More than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices were sold over the weekend.
Microsoft OneDrive Offer Targets iOS 8 Storage Pains
News  |  9/22/2014
Microsoft increases free OneDrive cloud storage to 30 GB -- but only if you act before the end of the month.
Google Ditches Mandatory Google+ Signups
News  |  9/22/2014
When you sign up for a service such as Gmail or Google Docs, you may opt out of Google+ via a "No thanks" button.
10 New Side Projects For Larry Ellison
Slideshows  |  9/22/2014
Now that Ellison has ceded his CEO title, might he have time for new hobbies? We have some ideas.
Ellison & 7 Other Tech Lions Still Roaring
Commentary  |  9/22/2014
Larry Ellison's non-retirement reminds us of a few other tech industry elder statesmen still in the thick of running their companies.
Wearables In The Workplace: 3 Realities
News  |  9/22/2014
Wearables innovation will happen first in the enterprise, but CIOs should brace themselves for security and integration challenges.
Black Friday: How To Avoid Ecommerce Disaster
News  |  9/22/2014
Can your retail site handle the traffic deluge on the busiest shopping day of the year? Avoid these six performance-testing mistakes, says BlazeMeter.
Choosing A UC Vendor: 5 Tips
News  |  9/20/2014
Choosing the right UC system can be confusing and expensive. KelCor analyst and Interop speaker Brent Kelly offers five tips to help you save money and stay in control.
Microsoft Office, Windows Details Leak
News  |  9/20/2014
Codenamed "Office 16," the next version will reportedly include the "Tell Me" tool to save users time digging through menus.
Google Plans To Encrypt Android Data By Default
News  |  9/20/2014
After Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up iOS8 data security, Google says the next version of Android will shield data on devices more effectively.
Facebook Tweaks News Feed Again
News  |  9/19/2014
A new Facebook formula will prioritize recent posts more than relevancy. Here's a primer on what to expect.
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