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Windows 9: Desktop Resurgence?
News  |  6/30/2014
Next version of Windows will remove Live Tiles from traditional PCs and laptops but keep the Start screen for hybrids and tablets, according to reports.
Big Data Innovation To Hit Legacy IT
Commentary  |  6/30/2014
Big data is coming to industries that have historically struggled to get started with data-driven initiatives. The best advice: Start small.
CoreOS Unveils Linux Containers As A Service
News  |  6/30/2014
New version of Linux for the containerization of cloud servers is now available on a monthly subscription basis.
IT Salary: 10 Ways To Get A Raise
Slideshows  |  6/30/2014
Do you deserve a bigger IT paycheck? Here's how to negotiate with bosses, navigate counteroffers, and avoid mistakes.
Internet Of Things: Current Privacy Policies Don't Work
Commentary  |  6/30/2014
Traditional ways to deliver privacy guidelines, such as online postings or click-through mechanisms, don't work with the Internet of Things.
IT Salaries: Looking For Love
Commentary  |  6/30/2014
We asked whether you felt fairly compensated for your IT role. More than half of you said no.
7 Surprising Technologies From World War I
Slideshows  |  6/28/2014
WWI marked the first time technology was widely used in war. Look back 100 years at early drones, wearables, and other technologies that had lasting influence.
What IT Can Learn From The Auto Industry
Commentary  |  6/27/2014
There's too much waste in IT. CIOs should look to the car industry for examples of efficiency and innovation.
Geekend: The Great Wall Of Oz
Commentary  |  6/27/2014
Can giant walls stop tornadoes and bring an economic boost to the Midwest?
Google I/O: Hello Dataflow, Goodbye MapReduce
News  |  6/27/2014
Google introduces Dataflow to handle streams and batches of big data, replacing MapReduce and challenging other public cloud services.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Customers Speak
News  |  6/27/2014
Early adopters of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 say the Windows device is working well as a tablet and an ultra-light laptop.
Open And Social: New Path For Government Agencies
Commentary  |  6/27/2014
Agencies such as DoD are adopting social business, digital technologies, and open standards in surprising ways.
Apple Swift: Should CIOs Bite?
Commentary  |  6/27/2014
Swift, Apple's new programming language, has developers buzzing. Should IT execs turn their dev teams loose?
Surescripts Taps AppDynamics To Scrutinize Apps
News  |  6/26/2014
Surescripts expects AppDynamics application performance management to improve app performance and reliability, free engineers to pursue innovation.
Hortonworks Certifies Spark On YARN, Hadoop
News  |  6/26/2014
Hortonworks catches up to Cloudera with YARN-managed implementation of Spark in-memory framework for machine learning on Hadoop.
Lockheed Consolidates DISA Network Centers
News  |  6/26/2014
Defense tech firm plans to streamline DISA's global network by closing two European operations and technology centers.
Dell Focuses On Security
News  |  6/26/2014
Dell made a flurry of security-minded announcements this week, highlighted by improvements to its Dropbox for Business integration.
Internet Of Things: New Architecture Needed
Commentary  |  6/26/2014
Today's Internet architecture isn't ready for the scale of what the IoT should become. Here's a proposal for something better.
Google I/O: Android Interface, Cloud Advances Star
News  |  6/26/2014
Day one of Google I/O lacked skydivers but delivered new APIs, tools, and connectivity to push Google's mobile device and cloud capabilities forward.
Google I/O: A To Z
News  |  6/25/2014
Google reveals new features coming to Android, as well as several platforms for TV, fitness, and connected cars.
WLAN Design: Learning From Our Mistakes
Commentary  |  6/25/2014
Our expensive campus WLAN upgrade didn't account for the growing number of wireless devices per student. Here's what we learned from our mistakes and how we turned them into teaching opportunities.
Cloud Improves SEC's Bottom Line
News  |  6/25/2014
Move to cloud helps Securities and Exchange Commission collect, analyze, and report on financial data more efficiently.
Cloud ROI: 4 Critical Considerations
News  |  6/25/2014
The nature of pay-as-you-go makes the cost calculation seem easy. It's not, but it is more critical than ever
Joyent Joins Containers Debate
News  |  6/25/2014
Joyent's SmartDataCenter 7 package offers on-premises provisioning and management of containers and virtual machines. Watch out, OpenStack?
$60,000 Online Degree: A Lesson In Digital Business
Commentary  |  6/25/2014
UC Berkeley is charging a premium price for a new online Master's degree in the hot field of data science. Can you get a premium price for your online services?
After Ballmer: 8 Execs You Love To Hate
Slideshows  |  6/25/2014
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer created the kind of love-hate relationship that tech users can't resist. These tech bigwigs can bring it like Ballmer.
Cloud Migration Turbulence Continues, Survey Says
News  |  6/24/2014
Many companies are "flying blind" in their efforts to embrace the cloud, a VMware-sponsored survey says.
Microsoft Exchange Online Suffers Service Outage
News  |  6/24/2014
Service disruptions with Microsoft's Exchange Online left many companies with no email on Tuesday.
World Cup: Assist Goes To Big Data
Commentary  |  6/24/2014
Success in soccer is based on hard work and talent. But at an elite level like World Cup 2014, data analytics can be the ultimate edge.
MongoDB Debuts On Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine
News  |  6/24/2014
MongoDB fuels cloud demand with popular, public-cloud alternatives to Amazon Web Services, IBM Softlayer.
Intel Supercomputer Processors Roadmap
News  |  6/24/2014
Intel reveals upcoming Xeon Phi update -- 3-teraflops processors boosted by silicon photonics, inventive code.
Big Data Has Exhaust Problem
News  |  6/24/2014
Say no to data obsession and focus on the business problem you want to solve, says Berkeley data science professor.
Microsoft OneDrive: Cloud Storage Price Showdown
News  |  6/23/2014
Microsoft has boosted cloud storage and dropped prices. Is OneDrive now the best deal in town?
UC Berkeley Breeds Data Scientists Online: $60K, 18 Months
News  |  6/23/2014
Want a data science Master's degree? UC Berkeley's $60,000 online program will make a data scientist out of you in 18 months.
Cloud Trends To Watch: Structure 2014
Commentary  |  6/23/2014
What's going on with jostling among Cloud Foundry, Docker, VMware, and Red Hat? Structure conference yielded several surprising conclusions.
Which IT Is Really Core? InformationWeek Video
Commentary  |  6/23/2014
Box's Aaron Levie, GM's Randy Mott, and others weigh in on the role of outsourcing, insourcing, cloud.
Wearables At Work: Early Adopters Will Win
Commentary  |  6/23/2014
Wearable technology can improve productivity, but expect to manage more data sets, APIs, and security issues before reaping the rewards.
SMBs Ignoring Insider Threats
News  |  6/23/2014
Many smaller organizations do not adequately protect against insider threats, CERT expert warns.
Florida Hospital Shows Power Of Patient Engagement
News  |  6/20/2014
Florida Hospital Celebration Health uses GetWellNetwork software to improve patient care and build a culture of empowerment.
Supreme Court Toughens Business Process Patent Test
Commentary  |  6/20/2014
Unanimous ruling says that an "abstract idea" isn't patent-eligible just because computers are used to apply it.
EHR Proliferation Hurts Physician Workflow
Commentary  |  6/20/2014
Doctors are being forced to pull data out of multiple EMRs -- plus use phones and pagers -- to care for patients. This context switching slows down work and frustrates the goal of electronic health data.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Hits Stores: 3 Cautions
News  |  6/20/2014
After a month of hype, Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 hits stores on Friday. Consider these facts before you pull out your wallet.
Rackspace Touts Containers On Bare Metal Servers
News  |  6/20/2014
Rackspace lets customers run Linux containers on bare metal servers for maximum efficiency. Customer Pantheon shares interesting results.
Geekend: Onion Or Real?
Commentary  |  6/20/2014
Real life or parody? With these stories, it is hard to tell.
Standing Desks: What I've Learned
Commentary  |  6/20/2014
After a year of using one, I'm sold on the idea of the standing desk -- also known as the all-day fidget desk.
Analytics Help Patients Follow Doctors' Orders
News  |  6/19/2014
Community Health Plan of Washington's most vulnerable patients are doing a better job of sticking to their treatment plans -- thanks to big data, analytics, and hospital partner Health Integrated.
BYOD Trade-Ins: How To Protect Your Business
Commentary  |  6/19/2014
Without an IT asset disposal policy, that iPhone an employee just unloaded on eBay could be a time bomb.
Hybrid Clouds: What Are They Good For?
News  |  6/19/2014
IT faces a high-stakes decision: Which workloads to run on public versus private infrastructure. See what 383 survey respondents have to say on the matter
Broadband Pain: Less Drama, More Facts, Please
Commentary  |  6/19/2014
We must move beyond net neutrality sniping and wonky arguments. It's time to focus on ways to improve US telecom service.
Agriculture Dept. Turns To SDN
News  |  6/19/2014
USDA's National Information Technology Center adopts software-defined networking in quest for "faster, better, cheaper" cloud services.
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