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Rethink Robotics Turns Robots Into Better Co-Workers
News  |  11/28/2014
Collaborative robotics means busting industrial robots out of their safety cages and teaching them to work with and learn from people.
Geekend's Black Friday Shopping List
Commentary  |  11/28/2014
Seeking some great ideas for your holiday gift list? Look no further, Geekend is here.
Docker Security Flaw Found
News  |  11/26/2014
Docker advises users to upgrade their container formatting system immediately to patch security hole in non-current versions.
Americans Flunk Internet History
News  |  11/26/2014
Pew Research finds gaps in what people understand about the technology they use daily.
T-Mobile To Disclose Skewed Speed Tests
News  |  11/25/2014
Following an FCC inquiry, T-Mobile plans to be more transparent about how it alters the way its network appears in certain speed tests.
Facebook Data Center Showcases Open Compute Work
News  |  11/25/2014
Facebook's Altoona, Iowa, data center includes Open Compute Project data center network fabric.
5 Ways To Apply 'Agile' To Customer Relationships
Commentary  |  11/25/2014
Agile development strategies improve internal productivity, but you also need to use them outside the company walls with customers.
Corporate IT's Darwinian Challenge
Commentary  |  11/25/2014
IT organizations face a gradual erosion, and possible extinction, if they don't address the dangers within.
Drones Fitted For Regulatory Collar
News  |  11/24/2014
Federal Aviation Administration rules reportedly will require pilot certification to fly unmanned aircraft systems for commercial purposes.
Net Neutrality: Too Much Spin, Not Enough Facts
Commentary  |  11/24/2014
Let's move past 1990s regulations and preconceived notions about net neutrality and focus on modern ways to prevent anti-competitive behavior.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Sales Tank, CEO In Glare
News  |  11/24/2014
Samsung shipped 40% fewer GS5 smartphones than it expected to, leaving them piled up in warehouses.
IBM Courts DevOps With Dedicated Bluemix
News  |  11/24/2014
Dedicated Bluemix is IBM's development platform with host servers in the cloud dedicated to a single customer, for security and compliance reasons.
Web Search, Transformed: Looking Out For You
Commentary  |  11/24/2014
Microsoft Bing director and author Stefan Weitz discusses how sensors, wearables, and big data are changing search.
Ghostery Makes Privacy Marketable
News  |  11/24/2014
Service that blocks Web tracking code turns out to be good for business, too.
Marketers Should Look Beyond Facebook, Twitter
News  |  11/21/2014
Build social engagement around your own website, Forrester recommends.
Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
Broadband Demand Hits The High Seas
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
Cruise ship operators Royal Caribbean and Carnival are exploring new ways to provide on-board Internet access, highlighting advances in remote connectivity.
Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
News  |  11/20/2014
Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
Mobile Platforms: The Truth About Third Place
News  |  11/20/2014
In software development, being the #3 platform in the mobile market is as good as being last.
HHS Embraces Innovation
News  |  11/20/2014
Health department's IDEA Lab uses tech startup techniques to develop new services and features.
Does Big Data Need A 'LinkedIn For Analytics'?
News  |  11/20/2014
A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems, says Teradata exec.
Finding CIO/CFO Common Ground
Commentary  |  11/20/2014
Success awaits CIOs and CFOs who reach a level of competence in each other's roles.
Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
News  |  11/20/2014
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
Apple WatchKit: 6 Facts
News  |  11/20/2014
Apple's WatchKit, the initial software development framework for the Apple Watch, is focused on ways to present data from iPhones.
Salesforce.com Tweaks Social Studio
News  |  11/19/2014
Salesforce blends social listening, analysis with content publishing and customer engagement, plus touts Wave Analytics Cloud momentum at the Salesforce1 World Tour event.
Intel's Mobile Change Of Plans
News  |  11/19/2014
As Intel merges its mobile, PC divisions, the promise of a big smartphone division fades.
BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
News  |  11/19/2014
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
News  |  11/19/2014
Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
How Amazon Kinesis Adds Speed, Resilience To Analytics
News  |  11/19/2014
Three Kinesis users explain how they use AWS's real-time, streaming data capture and analytics service to support their businesses.
7 Important Tech Regulatory Issues In 2015
Slideshows  |  11/19/2014
From net neutrality to patent reform and drones, these regulations will be in the spotlight. See what's at stake.
The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Commentary  |  11/19/2014
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
Tech Heavyweights Push For Surveillance Reform
News  |  11/18/2014
AOL, Apple, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo ask the US Senate to limit mass surveillance.
A Super-Wrong Way To Understand Net Neutrality
Commentary  |  11/18/2014
Comparisons to electricity and cable TV are off base. Time for an honest discussion.
Facebook's Enterprise Ambition: 3 Big Hurdles
Commentary  |  11/18/2014
Even with 1.3 billion users, Facebook's rumored move into enterprise software faces steep obstacles. Can Facebook transform its reputation from data hog to data guardian?
Tech Hygiene: 10 Bad Habits To Break
Slideshows  |  11/18/2014
When it comes to digital devices, a little cleanliness – both inside and out – goes a long way.
TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
News  |  11/17/2014
Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
Apple, Microsoft Fight For Financial Crown
News  |  11/17/2014
Apple and Microsoft are the world's two most valuable companies, though neither is currently close to Microsoft's peak value from the dot-com era.
Internet Of Things 'Overhyped,' Say IT Execs
News  |  11/17/2014
IT executives expect the IoT to impact their businesses, although they're not sure how, finds CompTIA survey.
Amazon's Container Strategy, Examined
Commentary  |  11/17/2014
Amazon believes it can win developers with new AWS Container Service, despite Google's big headstart.
Why We Must Move To IPv6
Commentary  |  11/17/2014
Facts are facts: The number of IPv4 addresses available in North America will reach zero soon.
Privacy: Zuck Is Not The Devil
Commentary  |  11/14/2014
Facebook's new privacy rules? No reason to get grumpy. US Department of Justice's new "overly friendly skies"? Worthy of outrage.
Amazon Cloud: 10 New Insights
News  |  11/14/2014
AWS already has five times the compute capacity of 14 competitors combined, but it's still expanding fast. See what else we learned at Re:Invent this week.
Microsoft .NET's Sudden Ubiquity
News  |  11/14/2014
In a too-good-to-be-true turn of events for enterprises, Microsoft ports .NET development framework to Linux and Mac OS and open-sources the entire .NET stack.
Heating Your House With Cloud Computing
News  |  11/13/2014
Is it time to get serious about recycling the radiant heat from servers into heating for other buildings large and small?
ATP: Don't Give Up On Prevention
Commentary  |  11/13/2014
As businesses rely on more complex systems with more tools from different vendors, traditional security measures are becoming increasingly inadequate.
Amazon Focuses On New Services, Not Price
News  |  11/13/2014
Amazon Web Services expands its menu, while dropping references to its leading price-cutter status.
Americans Doubt They Can Protect Their Privacy
News  |  11/13/2014
A Pew Research Center study finds broad concern about government and corporate data gathering, along with a desire for more government regulation of data gathering.
Google's DoubleClick Suffers Outage
News  |  11/12/2014
For a brief time, ads and revenue stopped flowing.
IndependenceIT: 'Switzerland' Of Virtualized Desktops
News  |  11/12/2014
IndependenceIT offers server-based SaaS to deliver virtualized desktops from an Amazon, Microsoft, or Google cloud.
Google Fiber For Small Businesses Debuts
News  |  11/12/2014
Small companies looking for fast, affordable Internet access now have another option, at least in Kansas City.
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