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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.
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.
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.
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.
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?"
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.
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.
Lessons From A Successful Government Data Site
Commentary  |  11/22/2013
The success stories of Recovery.gov and FederalReporting.gov demonstrate that the government can and does get things right.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Google Launches Gadget Showrooms
News  |  11/20/2013
Pop-up outlets called Winter Wonderlabs will open soon in six cities around the US.
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.
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.
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.
Creating A Marketplace For Public-Private Innovations
News  |  11/19/2013
Former US Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan discusses why he established GOVonomy to match government needs with innovative technology startups
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?
5 Social Business Adopter Types: Prepare Early
Commentary  |  11/19/2013
Employees resisting social business? You can improve adoption by predicting how these types will react to new ideas.
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.
5 Deadly Sins Of Email Writing
News  |  11/18/2013
Think the world revolves around you? Still refuse to write Twitter-style? No wonder colleagues ignore your emails.
APIs: Why You Need A Strategy Now
News  |  11/18/2013
As software eclipses hardware, it's dawning on enterprises that they need API programs. Here's where to begin.
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.
Google Improves Gmail For iPad
News  |  11/15/2013
Google's Gmail app for iPad and iPhone gets new features and iOS 7's design language.
Telemedicine Transforms Rural Care
News  |  11/15/2013
Telemedicine is a useful tool for anyone, but it's vital in a rural setting.
Enterprise Social Graph For Dummies
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
To make social collaboration work, focus on creating and reinforcing the underlying connections.
Microsoft SharePoint: 7 Ways To Achieve More
News  |  11/15/2013
SharePoint is used by most of the Fortune 500 -- so why do we still hate it so much? Here's how to make Microsoft's intranet platform work better for you.
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?
10 Lavish Monuments To Tech Egos
Slideshows  |  11/15/2013
How do tech billionaires spend it all? Check out the toys and palatial homes owned by 10 of geekdom's rich and famous.
Google Wins Book Scanning Case
News  |  11/14/2013
Authors Guild's claim of copyright infringement gets shot down in a surprise ruling.
Google Now Update Improves Voice Commands
News  |  11/14/2013
Google's personal assistant software gets upgraded to better manage owners' lives and understand natural language requests.
LinkedIn Adds Pulse For News
News  |  11/14/2013
LinkedIn pushes customized content with the integration of news curation app Pulse for desktop and mobile versions.
Google Brings Portable Native Client To Chrome
News  |  11/13/2013
Developers can now compile native C and C++ code to run in Chrome across different hardware architectures.
IBM To Buy Fiberlink For Mobile Management
News  |  11/13/2013
IBM is set to expand its BYOD capabilities through a deal for Fiberlink, a cloud-based mobile-management and security services provider.
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