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Google Chrome Support For Flash Ads Ends Sept. 1
Commentary  |  8/31/2015
Google's Chrome browser will no longer support Flash-based ads starting Sept. 1. This follows several months of problems with Adobe's Flash platform.
How Allstate Uses Mobile Data To Enhance Customer Experience
Commentary  |  8/31/2015
Allstate had to stretch its organizational muscles to bring Drivewise Mobile to market. In the process, the company brought together a cross-functional team that included assorted IT disciplines and business professionals with competencies in consumer relationships, insurance products, and user experience.
9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
Slideshows  |  8/30/2015
The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
Windows 10 Hits 75 Million Installs, Windows 95 At 20: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/29/2015
After Windows 95 turned 20, we learned about the future of Windows 10, SharePoint Server 2016, and Cortana for Android.
Facebook M Digital Assistant Blends AI, Human Knowledge
Commentary  |  8/27/2015
Digital assistants are all the rage and Facebook's M is the latest in a market that includes Siri, Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon's Echo. However, Facebook is teaming up AI and humans.
3D Printers: IT's Next Great Data Challenge
Commentary  |  8/27/2015
Many tech professionals think of 3D printing as little more than a toy, even though it's in full production swing in manufacturing operations. Gartner and other researchers predict major growth for 3D printing in the enterprise, raising a host of data protection issues for IT professionals. Here's what you need to know.
Windows 10: 75 Million Downloads And Counting
News  |  8/26/2015
Microsoft's newest operating system experiences intense growth, surpassing 75 million installs one month after launch.
VMware Fusion 8 Supports Windows 10, El Capitan
Commentary  |  8/26/2015
VMware's Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro virtualization software versions support both Microsoft's Windows 10 and Apple's upcoming El Capitan version of Mac OS X.
Robots, Humans Will Work Side By Side, Forrester Says
News  |  8/26/2015
Automation will create jobs and destroy them, transforming work along the way. Unfortunately for humans, research firm Forrester anticipates more jobs being lost than being created in the next decade.
11 Windows 10 Apps For Your Upgraded PC
Slideshows  |  8/26/2015
The new Windows Store is a highlight of Windows 10. What are the best apps it has to offer?
Hortonworks Hears An Opportunity With Onyara
News  |  8/25/2015
Hortonworks is looking to create a bigger presence for itself in the Hadoop marketplace with the acquisition of startup Onyara, which specializes in NiFi development for Apache.
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Enters Preview
News  |  8/25/2015
Microsoft's SharePoint Server 2016 is ready for preview, along with a new cloud hybrid search service for SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016.
Microsoft's Cortana For Android Beta Released
Commentary  |  8/25/2015
Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant is now available for Android smartphones through a beta release.
How Do it Best Corp. Mixes IT, Business
Commentary  |  8/25/2015
Do it Best Corp.'s IT department has shifted processes and changed its culture to keep up with the needs of a rapidly changing marketplace.
LG G Pad II Sports 10.1-Inch Display, Snapdragon Chip
News  |  8/24/2015
LG is targeting consumers looking for larger displays with the release of the 10.1-inch G Pad II, a tablet that comes bundled with Windows for Android.
Microsoft Windows 95 Turns 20: A Look Back
News  |  8/24/2015
On Aug. 24, 1995, Windows 95 was released amid global fanfare, marking a significant milestone in the history of Microsoft.
Android Lock Patterns Laughably Easy To Guess
Commentary  |  8/24/2015
A researcher shows that people rely on weak Android lock patterns just as they do weak passwords.
CoreOS Adds Intel Container Security To Rocket
News  |  8/24/2015
CoreOS builds greater security and speed into Rocket containers with Intel's hypervisor-based, yet speedy, Clear Containers isolation layer.
Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
News  |  8/24/2015
Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
7 Hot Hackathons Worth Watching
Slideshows  |  8/24/2015
Whether or not you're a developer, hackathons offer a lot to pique your interest. Take a look at seven hackathons that showcase the breadth of topics and creativity you'll find at these events.
Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Slideshows  |  8/23/2015
Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
Windows Server 2016 Preview, Surface Pro 4 Rumors: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/22/2015
Microsoft delivers preview builds for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 as the rumor mill leaks news of a massive October hardware launch.
Go Programming Language Is Growing Up
Commentary  |  8/21/2015
The Go programming language hits version 1.5 with new features and a new maturity.
Microsoft's October Event: Surface Pro 4, New Lumia Phones?
News  |  8/20/2015
Reports suggest Microsoft is planning a large-scale October launch event with a focus on new hardware that may include the Surface Pro 4 and new Lumia smartphones.
Office 365 Tops Business Cloud Apps, Study Finds
News  |  8/20/2015
Microsoft Office 365 is the most frequently deployed business app across the globe, according to a report that studied 4,000 off-the-shelf cloud-based products.
MapR Distribution Available Through AWS Marketplace
News  |  8/20/2015
MapR is looking to use AWS to help get its Distribution 5.0 service into the hands of more customers through the cloud.
Windows Server 2016 Will Run Docker Engine
News  |  8/20/2015
Microsoft and Docker have collaborated to produce a version of Docker Engine that formats containers to run on a Windows Server 2016 host.
Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 Previews Released
News  |  8/19/2015
Microsoft delivers the third technical preview of Windows Server 2016 the day after it releases Windows 10 preview build 10525.
Autonomous Cars In, Big Data Out In Gartner Hype Cycle
Commentary  |  8/19/2015
Gartner's annual Hype Cycle is out, and IoT and autonomous cars are in this year. Big data, however, is losing some of its luster.
Blackphone 2 Delivers Secure Smartphone Improvements
News  |  8/19/2015
Silent Circle is now accepting preorders for the Blackphone 2, its secure enterprise smartphone.
Apple Watch Owners Give Apple Pay A Boost
News  |  8/19/2015
A Wristly survey indicates those who own an Apple Watch find the company's contactless payment platform, Apple Pay, to be a solid match.
Linux Foundation Proposes Open Source Best-Practices Badge
News  |  8/19/2015
Core Infrastructure Initiative doesn't just want to correct existing problems; it wants a stamp of approval on open source projects that follow best-practice security and software stability practices.
Windows 10 Upgrade? Try A MacBook
Commentary  |  8/19/2015
There are a number of reasons why Macs are worth considering as you migrate to Windows 10.
iPhone 6s: 9 Features On Our Wishlist
Slideshows  |  8/19/2015
Apple is predicted to add an iPhone to its smartphone lineup on September 9. Here's the latest from the ever-churning rumor mill.
IBM's LinuxONE Mainframe: What's Old Is New Again
Commentary  |  8/18/2015
Linux on a mainframe is not a new idea. Red Hat and SUSE are already there. Linux on an affordable mainframe is the new idea.
7 Hot Advances In Email Security
Slideshows  |  8/18/2015
Despite gaping security holes, email is too entrenched in business communications to go away. Consider these 7 ways to bolster email security and help IT admins sleep easier at night.
Android M Is Officially 'Marshmallow'
News  |  8/17/2015
Google has completed the SDK for its Android 6.0 update, officially called "Marshmallow," along with a final preview for Nexus phones.
10 Most Popular CRM Apps
News  |  8/17/2015
A Gartner subsidiary, Software Advice, has developed a rating system that shows the popularity of CRM applications. See which services made the Top 10.
Goldman Sachs Puts Elasticsearch To Work
News  |  8/17/2015
Wall Street financial services firm Goldman Sachs benefits from a broader use of open source search engine. Learn how its programmers use it on code projects.
11 Programming Languages That Lost Their Mojo
Slideshows  |  8/16/2015
Programming languages come and go. Here are 11 that have given up the spotlight to more modern options.
10 Reasons Why Google Alphabet Exists
Commentary  |  8/16/2015
Google has been restructured, and the iconic brand now falls under an umbrella organization called Alphabet. But why? There has to be more to this story.
Windows 10 Security Updates, Skype News: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/15/2015
This week's Microsoft news roundup includes Build 10512 for Windows 10 Mobile, Skype for Business on iOS and Android, and some major Windows 10 security fixes.
Google Chromebooks Pitched For Work, Again
News  |  8/14/2015
Chromebooks have found fans in education. And now, with Dell's Chromebook 13, businesses have reason to reconsider Chrome OS in the workplace.
iPad Revamp Targets Business Users
News  |  8/13/2015
Following a sales slowdown, Apple is working with more than 40 companies to make its iPad a more appealing enterprise tool.
CIOs Face Budget Choices Thanks To Strong US Dollar
Commentary  |  8/13/2015
A strong US dollar means that hardware and software pricing are going to rise. Garter is advising CIOs to be prepared for some sticker shock.
Bank of America CTO Talks Windows 10 Plans, Security
News  |  8/13/2015
Bank of America CTO David Reilly is juggling Windows 10 deployment and security concerns, supported by an evolving relationship between business and IT.
10 Google Milestones: From Stanford Dorm To Alphabet
Slideshows  |  8/13/2015
In the last 25 years, Google has staked out its position as one of the world's preeminent technology companies by almost single-handedly creating Web searching as we know it. Here's a look at 10 key moments, from its inception at Stanford to this week's Alphabet restructuring.
Salesforce Demos Apple Watch Apps For Business
News  |  8/12/2015
Salesforce extends its support for Apple Watch with 20 new partner apps built on its Salesforce1 platform.
Docker Applies Secure Key Model On Code Handling
News  |  8/12/2015
Docker 1.8, now available, adds TUF security specification to its image updates to defend against unverified code.
BDAS Analytics Suite Blends Big Data With HR
News  |  8/12/2015
A new analytics suite from Broadbean called BDAS looks to use big data to help HR and recruiters hire the best talent for companies.
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