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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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 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.
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.
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.
Twilio Says MMS Ready For Spotlight
News  |  9/19/2014
Twilio says cloud-based MMS means companies deploying apps can now include MMS messaging more affordably and easily.
Facebook Explains iOS 8 App Privacy Changes
News  |  9/18/2014
Despite tweaks to a privacy setting in iOS 8, Facebook says it's not tracking you any more than it already has been.
6 Reorg Steps To Bring Telecom, Mainstream IT Together
Commentary  |  9/18/2014
It's time to bring telecom and other IT services under one umbrella. Keys to success: eliminate silos, consolidate expertise, leverage new skills.
Software Creates More Jobs Than It Destroys, Study Says
News  |  9/18/2014
How is software affecting the overall US economy? Study from Software Industry & Information Association provides new data points.
Enterprise Social Networks: 4 Pillars
News  |  9/18/2014
Success starts and ends with integration. Here's how to finally make collaboration click.
iOS 8 Points To Apple's Future
Commentary  |  9/18/2014
iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.
Agile's Successor: Continuous Delivery
News  |  9/17/2014
Traditional Agile methods have evolved quickly to address current programming needs. Continuous delivery mixed with select Agile practices equals the preferred way forward.
Have Apple's iPads Peaked?
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Many reviewers consider Apple's new iPhones to be essential upgrades. Now the company needs new iPads that inspire the same excitement.
Facebook Developing App For Private Sharing
News  |  9/17/2014
Facebook's in-development "Moments" app could make sharing with small groups easier. Here's what we know, plus tips to manage friend lists now.
Augmented Reality Digital Headsets Get Real
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Augmented reality is about to get compelling. Digital eyewear will make it happen. And it's happening sooner than you think.
Apple Watch: A Cure For Smartphone Addiction
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Here's how adding another gadget actually might help restore order to our obsessive digital lives.
BYOA: 4 Steps For CIO Success
Commentary  |  9/17/2014
Letting employees bring -- or build -- their own applications can be rewarding for everyone, including the company.
Microsoft Brings OneNote To Wearables
News  |  9/16/2014
Microsoft releases OneNote for Android Wear, gets OneNote ready for iOS 8, and introduces a major Office Lens update for Windows Phone.
Facebook App Privacy Revamp: Check Your Settings
News  |  9/16/2014
Facebook's redesigned App Settings page makes it easier to control apps and the information they can access. Here's what you need to know.
Windows Threshold Coming Soon: 9 Predictions
News  |  9/16/2014
Microsoft will likely announce a preview of Windows Threshold on September 30. Here's what to expect.
LinkedIn Tips: 5 Ways To Manage Endorsements
News  |  9/16/2014
LinkedIn Endorsements and Recommendations have changed very little, until now. Here's a look at the updates, plus new ways to optimize them.
Microsoft CRM Releases Give Sales, Marketing Veto Power
News  |  9/16/2014
Microsoft says coming Dynamics CRM and Marketing apps will let salespeople influence marketing and vice versa. Catching up with Salesforce.com?
Google Android One: India Play
News  |  9/15/2014
Initiative to make Android matter in emerging markets brings its first low-cost phones to India.
How To Hire Developers Fast And Build Things
Commentary  |  9/15/2014
To have the best team of developers you must have a distributed team of developers.
Windows Threshold Videos Leak
News  |  9/13/2014
Videos offer a peek at Microsoft's Windows Threshold in action, including Start menu features that could appease keyboard-and-mouse fans who hate Windows 8.
3 Facebook News Feed Changes, Explained
News  |  9/13/2014
This week Facebook launched a privacy tool, more ad options, and two updates to video. Here's a closer look at what's new.
Google Tempts Startups With $100,000 Cloud Credit
News  |  9/12/2014
Google offers startups $100,000 in Google Cloud Platform credit for one year in effort to gain edge over Amazon Web Services.
Chromebooks Now Can Run Android Apps
News  |  9/12/2014
Only four Android apps now run on Chrome OS, but Google insists there will be more.
Tableau Demos Standalone Mobile App
News  |  9/12/2014
Project Elastic for tablets lets users interact with downloaded data via swiping and two-finger zooming.
Beware Of BYOD Benefit Pixie Dust
Commentary  |  9/12/2014
Stop measuring BYOD benefits with empty elixirs like employee productivity and happiness.
Tableau Unveils Enterprise Tools
News  |  9/12/2014
BI vendor Tableau shows off live connection to enterprise cloud apps and promises 4X speedup of database engine to cater to large numbers of users.
Google Makes Apps More Accessible
News  |  9/11/2014
Improved support for screen readers makes Google Apps more inviting to the blind.
Software Development: Don't Ignore What Makes It Hard
News  |  9/11/2014
Team size and location, regulatory constraints, and many other factors make software development a difficult job, beyond the complexity of the software itself. No single formula or methodology can address all needs.
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