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Facebook Adds Tor Support
News  |  10/31/2014
Facebook wants to allow people to use its service without being watched or censored. Is that some kind of privacy oxymoron?
Facebook Referral Traffic Soars, Twitter Tanks Again
News  |  10/31/2014
Facebook drives more than four times the traffic of its closest competitor, while Twitter's share of referral traffic continues to decline.
Has Email Peaked?
Commentary  |  10/31/2014
This excerpt from Phil Simon's upcoming book Message Not Received discusses how email has improved but is still riddled with problems.
Joyent Plans To Run Docker In Multi-Tenant Clouds
News  |  10/31/2014
Joyent will apply its container expertise to Docker for secure, efficient multi-tenant hosts.
HP's 3D Future: Sprout Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  10/31/2014
Take a look at HP's unusual "immersive PC," Sprout, and Multi Jet Fusion, a bold foray into 3D hardware.
Big Data Software For Mainstream Users
News  |  10/31/2014
Not everyone needs to be a data scientist, Red Lambda argues.
IBM, Tencent Offer Enterprise Cloud In China
News  |  10/31/2014
IBM partners with Tencent, China's largest Internet company, to offer enterprise-level, industry specific cloud services.
Amazon and Microsoft Clouds: Who's Playing Catch-Up?
News  |  10/30/2014
Amazon and Microsoft clouds leave HP, IBM, and Google struggling with developers. Here's why.
Virtualization, Meet Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Commentary  |  10/30/2014
More modular combinations of virtualized compute, networking, and storage, such as VMware's EVO:Rail, are on the way.
Cooking Up DevOps With Chef
News  |  10/30/2014
As DevOps grows its foothold in IT departments, so do software platforms for automating configuration, provisioning, and other traditional tasks in managing infrastructure.
Cloud Computing: IT's Driving Again
News  |  10/30/2014
Enterprise spending on cloud has grown 38% in 2014, and IT now controls 80% of that budget, finds Verizon study.
Is 1% Improvement Boring, Or A Breakthrough?
Commentary  |  10/30/2014
To tap the Internet of Things, CIOs need to bridge the gap between the culture of grinding out small wins and the Silicon Valley disrupt-or-nothing mindset.
HP Debuts Sprout Immersive PC, 3D Printer
News  |  10/30/2014
HP shows it can still innovate with a novel PC designed to scan physical objects and a printer designed to create physical objects.
Game Of Applications: A Song Of Speed And Strategy
Commentary  |  10/30/2014
As every company that's conquered a market knows, dominance is not just about capturing the crown -- it's about keeping it.
Royal Caribbean Cruises CIO: IT Career Tips For Beginners
News  |  10/30/2014
Bill Martin, CIO of Royal Caribbean Cruises, shares his advice for young people pursuing IT careers.
3 Essentials For Supporting High Performing Employees
Commentary  |  10/30/2014
There's no perfect model for building the perfect team, but all empowered employees need the following characteristics.
Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
News  |  10/30/2014
Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
Ad Clicks To Protest Online Tracking Surveillance?
News  |  10/29/2014
AdNauseam, an extension for the Firefox version of AdBlock Plus, clicks on blocked ads to throw bad data in path of online tracking.
Verizon Wireless Embroiled In Tracking Controversy
News  |  10/29/2014
Verizon Wireless is in hot water with security and privacy advocates regarding unique identifier headers that function as what one EFF expert calls "perma-cookies."
Microsoft Opens Azure Center In Australia
News  |  10/29/2014
Microsoft cloud growth continues, though Microsoft still falls short of Amazon Web Service's dominant revenue position.
iOS 8 Adoption Surpasses 50%
News  |  10/29/2014
Apple says more than half of iPhone and iPad users have adopted its newer operating system.
Google Developing Disease Detection Pill
News  |  10/29/2014
Google X scientists hope to create a pill laden with nanoparticles to non-invasively identify diseases like cancer.
Dear Elon Musk: AI Demon Not Scariest
Commentary  |  10/29/2014
Elon Musk sees AI as a threat to our existence. I see more immediate problems.
CIO Vs. CMO: Can't We All Just Get Along?
News  |  10/29/2014
PwC chief technologist Chris Curran discusses how to turn infighting between IT and marketing into a productive partnership.
Rise Of Things: IoT's Role In Business Processes
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
Consider these three key ways businesses can improve and transform their operations with Internet of things technologies.
EMC's Hybrid Cloud Moves: VMware Rival?
News  |  10/28/2014
EMC will do something in 2015 that subsidiary VMware can't: offer a self-service hybrid cloud that links easily to Microsoft Azure.
Microsoft TechEd: Cloud Updates, Windows 10 Details
News  |  10/28/2014
Microsoft announced a wide variety of Azure and Office 365 advances, new details about Windows 10.
IT Investments: 5 Common Mistakes
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
There are benefits to a new IT project, but the risks are higher than most investments. Here are five missteps to avoid.
CIOs Should Help Build Innovation Funnels
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
Entrepreneurs know that one big idea can give rise to a killer product -- or sink a company. CIOs can take the lead in separating hot from not.
Amazon's Fire TV Stick Challenges Google Chromecast
News  |  10/27/2014
Amazon offers its latest streaming device for just $19 to Amazon Prime members for a two-day period.
MetLife Geek-A-Thon Refurbishes Computers For Students
News  |  10/27/2014
MetLife's IT staff spent two days updating 311 computers to provide disadvantaged school children with their own home computers.
In Government, No Excuse For Missing Documents
News  |  10/27/2014
To meet regulatory obligations -- and avoid accusations of cover-up and incompetence -- federal agencies must get serious about digitizing records.
Samsung Knox Is Weak, Researcher Says
News  |  10/24/2014
Samsung's Knox security software for Android devices handles passwords in a way that undermines encryption, an anonymous researcher says.
Facebook Rooms App Allows Any Identity
News  |  10/24/2014
An email address is all that's required to create a user account. Hello, retro chatrooms?
Amazon Moves Into Germany
Commentary  |  10/24/2014
On the heels of a losing third quarter, AWS opens a new data center in Frankfurt, Germany -- and the global stakes are high.
Rackspace Bundles Collaboration, Productivity Apps
News  |  10/24/2014
Cloud Office gives users single sign-in to email, Microsoft Exchange, Lync instant messaging, and SharePoint.
3 Enterprise Security Tenets To Take Personally
Commentary  |  10/24/2014
Individuals need to become conscious advocates for their own security -- after all, no one cares about your data like you do.
Hadoop: 5 Undeniable Truths
Commentary  |  10/23/2014
Yes, you still need a traditional data warehouse after beginning work with Hadoop. Here are four more fundamental points to know about the big data platform.
Twitter Debuts Fabric SDK For Mobile Developers
News  |  10/23/2014
Offering ads, analytics, and authentication, Fabric aspires to be the backend platform for mobile apps.
Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses
News  |  10/22/2014
New mapping service aims to improve accuracy of Maps data.
Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole
News  |  10/22/2014
Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.
Magic Leap Lands Google Funds
News  |  10/21/2014
Virtual reality startup collects $542 million in first round of financing, plans to create images in the air similar to R2D2's projection of Princess Leia in Star Wars.
7 Questions To Ask When Delivering Cloud Apps
Commentary  |  10/21/2014
What's your goal when you make the decision to deliver your applications over the Internet?
Remaking Healthcare To Improve The Patient Experience
Commentary  |  10/21/2014
Technology must help, not hinder, the connection between patients and healthcare providers.
Microsoft Battles Google, Amazon In The Cloud
News  |  10/21/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella clarified the company's cloud strategy, argued competitors such as Amazon and Google can't match Microsoft's hybrid-oriented approach and enterprise expertise.
Wearables At Work: 7 Productivity Apps
Slideshows  |  10/21/2014
Wearables are great, but what good would Google Glass or the Galaxy Gear be without useful apps? Here's a sampling of the latest business apps for wearables.
China Accused Of Attacking Apple iCloud
News  |  10/20/2014
Media freedom group GreatFire.org claims Apple's iCloud is being subject to a man-in-the-middle attack by China's censorship apparatus.
Helsinki Incubator Shows Value Of Physical Space
Commentary  |  10/20/2014
Helsinki Think Company, a new initiative that offers meeting space for entrepreneurial-minded students, proves that nurturing tech startups is not a virtual exercise.
IBM Sells Chip Business, Declines Continue
News  |  10/20/2014
IBM pays GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take over chip-manufacturing unit. Revenues and profits from continuing operations slide.
10 Wacky Kickstarter Projects That Succeeded
Slideshows  |  10/20/2014
Crowdsourcing site Kickstarter famously made Pebble and Oculus Rift possible -- but check out Kickstarter's weirder side.
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