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Open Container Initiative Nears Container-Spec Goal
News  |  7/31/2015
Multi-vendor collaborative adds new members as it works to finalize its draft container spec and run-time.
Windows 10: 8 Enterprise Essentials
Commentary  |  7/31/2015
Windows 10 has arrived. Here are 8 things to keep in mind as you consider an enterprise deployment.
10 Must-Have Mac OS X Apps
Slideshows  |  7/31/2015
Apple may have some work to do to restore its reputation for software, but third-party developers have got the company's back.
Microsoft Office Mobile Apps Land On Windows 10
News  |  7/31/2015
Microsoft rolls out four Office Mobile apps -- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote -- alongside the worldwide debut of Windows 10.
IBM, CVS Partner On Watson-Based Patient Care
Commentary  |  7/30/2015
A new agreement by IBM and CVS will use Watson to better manage patient care. However, there are a few concerns about privacy.
10 Pricey iPhone Apps That Will Leave You Broke
Slideshows  |  7/30/2015
InformationWeek went searching for the most expensive iPhone apps that are out there. Here's our Top 10.
Windows 10: Inside NYC Launch Day
Windows 10: Inside NYC Launch Day
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/30/2015
InformationWeek paid a visit to New York City's Microsoft Store on July 29 to see consumers using the final release of Windows 10 on launch day.
'Cloud Native': What It Means, Why It Matters
News  |  7/30/2015
"Cloud native" is starting to mean a set of specific things about how business will run on software, Cloud Foundry CEO Sam Ramji explains.
Inside New York-Presbyterian Hospital's Major Mobile Upgrade
Commentary  |  7/30/2015
Executives from New York-Presbyterian Hospital describe how they brought directories and communications into the 21st Century in this InformationWeek Elite 100 profile.
Google Translate App's Sign-Reading Capabilities Expanded
News  |  7/30/2015
Travelers can now translate a greater variety of languages in images more efficiently, even when offline. Foreign travelers in remote areas with poor connectivity now have broader communication options.
Windows 10: NYC Debut, Hands-On Demo
Slideshows  |  7/30/2015
InformationWeek marked the July 29 Windows 10 launch with a visit to New York City's Microsoft specialty store. Here, we take you through our firsthand experiences with Windows 10.
XPoint Memory Chips: Ushering In A New Mobile Era
News  |  7/29/2015
Chip technology from Intel and Micron combines the best qualities of DRAM and solid state memory. It may lead to big changes in mobile and data center operations.
IBM Cooks Up IoT Developer Community
Commentary  |  7/29/2015
IBM's new developerWorks Recipes is a new community for those that want to want to develop IoT devices on the Big Blue model.
Windows 10 Mobile: Why Microsoft Is Confident
Commentary  |  7/29/2015
Windows 10 for smartphones is essentially feature complete, says Microsoft, and will make its official debut with a new flagship phone soon.
Windows 10: 5 Reasons It Matters, 5 Key Concerns
Slideshows  |  7/29/2015
The Windows 10 rollout has officially begun. Here are five reasons we're excited about the OS, and a few concerns for its future.
Is Cortana Microsoft's Equalizer With Google?
Commentary  |  7/28/2015
While Microsoft is positioning Cortana as a digital assistant, it could also filter search results to Bing, giving Redmond a new edge against Google in the lucrative search market.
ConocoPhillips Drills Down Into Analytics
ConocoPhillips Drills Down Into Analytics
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/28/2015
Whether the company is drilling for oil or increasing margins on the business side, ConocoPhillips is taking full advantage of predictive analytics. At the InformationWeek Conference CIO Mike Pfister and Advanced Analytics Program Manager Richard Barclay shared some real-world big data experience.
Amazon Makes Aurora Database Generally Available
News  |  7/28/2015
Amazon's Aurora moves from preview to GA. The MySQL-based system is designed as an on-demand system for scalability and performance.
Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Google Capture Cloud Market
News  |  7/28/2015
Synergy Research says Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and IBM hold 54% of the cloud market and are growing at a faster rate than the market as a whole.
Windows 10: Microsoft Attempts A SaaS Model
Commentary  |  7/28/2015
With Windows 10, Microsoft will attempt to update its operating system with a cloud sensibility. Can it be done?
OnePlus 2: Low-Cost Android Alternative
News  |  7/27/2015
ShenZhen, China-based startup OnePlus shook the high-end smartphone market last year when it produced a well-designed smartphone with the same (or better) specs than premium models -- such as the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S6 -- and sold it for half the price. Now, version 2 is hitting the market with a new Android OS.
Interop Radio: Gen. John Michel On Leadership
Commentary  |  7/27/2015
Gen. John Michel joins us for the debut of our new show, Interop Radio's Business Matters.
iPhone Kill Switch: How Effective Is It?
Commentary  |  7/27/2015
A new report shows that the iPhone kill switch may not be as effective as first thought. What does this mean for other smartphone kill switches?
Amazon's Profitable Q2: Is It Bigger Than Wal-Mart?
News  |  7/27/2015
Amazon's second-quarter earnings showed a small but unexpected profit. Some say the company is now worth more than the world's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer.
Windows 10: 10 Things To Know At Launch
Slideshows  |  7/27/2015
The highly anticipated launch of Windows 10 finally arrives on July 29. Here are 10 things you should know about the impending release.
VDI Prepares Sussex County, NJ, For Anything
Commentary  |  7/27/2015
Sussex County, NJ, built a cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure for a mobile workforce. The project earned the organization a spot in the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100.
10 Ways Windows 10 Will Advance The Internet Of Things
Slideshows  |  7/26/2015
Windows 10 brings functions and features that will change the Internet of Things for the enterprise and individuals.
AT&T's DirecTV Acquisition Completed After FCC Approval
News  |  7/26/2015
Hours after the FCC gave final approval to the deal, AT&T announced it had completed its acquisition of DirecTV, a deal estimated at $49 billion. The integration of the two companies will occur over the coming months.
10 Windows 10 Slogans That Didn't Make The Cut
Commentary  |  7/26/2015
The Windows 10 ad campaign is not all that inspiring. It makes you wonder which marketing ideas were rejected.
Apple In China: Best Yet To Come?
Commentary  |  7/26/2015
Apple reported a 31% jump in revenue from Greater China in the latest quarter, and it still has lots of room to grow.
Windows 10 Looms Large, Earnings Fall Short: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/25/2015
The July 29 rollout of Windows 10 is getting close, but the company's earnings fell short thanks to a $7.5 billion write-down from the Nokia deal.
Google Patent Starter Program: Troll Deterrent
News  |  7/25/2015
The Patent Starter Program is a controlled way for Google to allow a limited number of small companies to use what Google may not want or need, while helping startups protect themselves from patent trolls.
Citizen Data Scientists: 7 Ways To Harness Talent
Slideshows  |  7/24/2015
A new role is emerging to deal with the ongoing shortage of data scientists. Learn more about these new power users and find out how organizations can cultivate more of them.
IBM Buys Database-as-a-Service Startup Compose
Commentary  |  7/23/2015
IBM's Derek Schoettle said Big Blue bought Database-as-a-Service provider Compose to reach the next generation of developers trying to build cloud-native applications.
Google's Cloud Storage Nearline Goes Public
Commentary  |  7/23/2015
Google's Cloud Storage Nearline technology is out of beta. The company is offering customers 100PB of storage to start.
Sony Drone Venture Targets IoT
News  |  7/23/2015
By entering the drone business in a joint venture with Aerosense, Sony aims to expand its involvement with cloud services and the Internet of Things.
iPhone Vs. Android: Apple's Success Only Goes So Far
Commentary  |  7/23/2015
Apple's iPhone is a beast, but it will never fully conquer the smartphone market, where Android still holds some sway.
Qualcomm Will Slash 15% Of Its Workforce
News  |  7/23/2015
A cellular slump provokes Qualcomm to restructure, meaning 4,700, or 15%, of its employees may lose their jobs.
Microsoft Launches Send Email App For iPhone
News  |  7/23/2015
Microsoft's Send app is designed to let workers who are short on time send brief messages while forgoing subject lines and signatures. It's available on the iPhone.
Google Glass Enterprise, Pixate Deal Offers Mobile Clues
Commentary  |  7/23/2015
With new details about Google Glass, and with the acquisition of Pixate, Google is offering some insight into mobile roadmap.
Drones: 10 Novel Uses For Your City
Slideshows  |  7/23/2015
Drones are becoming more than mere law enforcement adjuncts, as cities find new ways to save money and even raise revenue with the unmanned aerial vehicles.
California Firefighters Might Shoot Down Drones
Commentary  |  7/22/2015
To help firefighters, the California State Assembly is considering giving them permission to take out drones in their way.
Windows 10 Will Use Virtualization For Extra Security
Commentary  |  7/22/2015
Microsoft explores new security strategies based on virtualization to better protect enterprise customers from malware and identity theft.
Apple Results: iPhone Blooms, But Whither The iPad?
Commentary  |  7/22/2015
Apple's third-quarter results were dominated by iPhone sales, but the company's iPad business continues to slide.
FCC Chairman Recommends AT&T, DirecTV Merger
News  |  7/22/2015
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler finds some good things to recommend about the proposed merger between AT&T and DirecTV.
IBM's Cloud, Analytics Moves Haven't Paid Off, Yet
News  |  7/22/2015
Despite a move to cloud and big data analytics, IBM is still suffering through a tough financial time, with revenues still down.
Windows 10: 8 Things Microsoft Got Right
Slideshows  |  7/22/2015
Windows 10 doesn't launch until July 29, but Microsoft has already proven its commitment to making up for its Windows 8 mistakes and competing in a modern tech world.
Apple Hires Former Chrysler Executive, Fueling EV Rumors
News  |  7/22/2015
Apple's hiring of a former Chrysler executive for its undisclosed electric vehicle project, Titan, adds more grist to the rumor mill.
iPhone Sales Power Strong Apple Earnings
News  |  7/22/2015
With 47.5 million iPhones sold during the quarter, demand for the smartphone continues to fill Apple's coffers.
Apple Watch Sales Nearly Impossible To Predict
Commentary  |  7/21/2015
Apple reports its quarterly earnings July 21. There's lots of interest in determining just how many Apple Watches the company has sold.
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