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California Smartphone Kill-Switch Law: What It Means
News  |  8/29/2014
Do you understand the consequences of California's new smartphone anti-theft law? Our FAQ will clear up the confusion.
NIST Drafts Mobile App Security Guidelines
News  |  8/28/2014
National Institute for Standards and Technology issues first draft of guidelines intended to help federal agencies balance benefits and risks of third-party mobile apps.
Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Commentary  |  8/28/2014
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
8 Things We Want In iPhone 6
Slideshows  |  8/28/2014
What features rank as most wanted in Apple's soon-to-debut iPhone? Let's talk battery, camera, display, and more.
Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
News  |  8/27/2014
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
CIOs In Training: 3 Factors For Success
Commentary  |  8/27/2014
At Interop New York, I'll reveal some secrets about getting to -- and staying in -- the CIO's chair.
9 Ways To Enhance Google Apps With Unified Communications
News  |  8/26/2014
There's no shortage of ways to communicate. Unifying the many communications channels can help you keep it all straight.
Does eBay Fit In Instant Gratification Economy?
Commentary  |  8/25/2014
What's left for a company that matched the perfect item with a faraway buyer now that consumers are demanding it here and now?
Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
News  |  8/25/2014
While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.
4 Outsourcing Mistakes Companies Still Make
News  |  8/25/2014
Control freaks, blame games, and other misguided attempts at building a better business through IT outsourcing.
IT Needs A Dose Of Its Own Medicine
Commentary  |  8/25/2014
You're all over collecting and mining information to help the business get lean and mean. Why not shine that light inward?
What Civic Innovation Contests Teach Tech Companies
Commentary  |  8/25/2014
Creative, new ideas can come from unexpected places. Tech companies should look outside the usual places for inspired, important products.
Android Flaw Might Also Affect iOS, Windows
News  |  8/23/2014
Sandboxing flaw let researchers hijack Gmail 92% of the time, and could also affect iOS and Windows.
3 Steps To Survive The IoT Wild, Wild West
Commentary  |  8/22/2014
Before you charge into the Internet of Things, focus on these policy and infrastructure considerations.
Will iPhone 6 Production Problems Hurt Availability?
News  |  8/22/2014
Last-minute changes to the display have manufacturers scampering to meet quotas. We've heard this story before.
Facebook Adds Analytics To App Links
News  |  8/22/2014
With help from Facebook, Mixpanel, and Parse, developers who implement App Links can now track how their links are used.
5 Steps To Effective API Management
Commentary  |  8/22/2014
Many of today's enterprises build 100 or more mobile apps every year. If you don't have a plan to manage the APIs that support them, innovation will come to a screeching halt.
BYOD: California Ruling A Wakeup Call
Commentary  |  8/22/2014
California's Cochran v. Schwan court case casts a pall over BYOD plans, but clear corporate policies can eliminate liability concerns.
New York IT Salaries Top The Charts
News  |  8/22/2014
New York City delivers the highest pay for US IT managers. Here's salary data you need as you network your way in at Interop New York.
Will IT Miss The Digital Wave?
Commentary  |  8/21/2014
That doesn't matter. The important question is -- will you?
Wanted: Cloud Brokers
News  |  8/21/2014
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
When Internet Of Things Meets Big Data
Commentary  |  8/20/2014
IoT will exponentially increase the volume, variety, and velocity of data, but that's not all you need to worry about.
Data Driven: Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications Coming Soon
News  |  8/20/2014
For proposed V2V safety systems to work in the real world, a free flow of data between connected cars is essential. Naturally, the devil's in the details.
Google SSL Decision: IT's Chance To Be A Hero
Commentary  |  8/20/2014
IT departments everywhere have a golden opportunity to look good by jumping on Google's decision to make SSL certification a part of rankings.
Microsoft Releases OneNote For Android Tablets
News  |  8/20/2014
Microsoft again updates OneNote, moves towards goal of popularizing the app across all platforms.
Google's Public Decade: 10 Search Innovations
News  |  8/20/2014
Google's Amit Singhal looks back at 10 years of search improvements.
Moore's Law: The Future Is Energy Efficiency
Commentary  |  8/20/2014
As the industry continues to shrink chips, energy efficiency is one way to expand Moore's Law beyond its current form. Let's explore how.
5 Ways To Beat The Digital Disruption Curse
Commentary  |  8/19/2014
Companies like Atari and Pan Am featured in the movie Blade Runner were considered cursed, but today's companies face a very real curse -- their own digital inertia.
HP's $199 Windows Laptop: Chromebook Killer?
News  |  8/19/2014
Leaked specs show what a budget-friendly Windows device might offer. Is it enough to stem surging Chromebook sales?
Stop Using Chrome, Mozilla Engineer Says
News  |  8/19/2014
Is Firefox really the best defense against Google's control of the Internet? Or should Mozilla just clean up its own mistakes rather than throwing stones at competitors?
Wearable Devices: Keep Data Privacy In Check
Commentary  |  8/18/2014
Consumers, businesses, and manufacturers can all help ensure that the privacy rights of those using wearables are respected and enforced.
Moto 360 Smartwatch Details Leak
News  |  8/18/2014
Best Buy gave an early reveal of previously unknown data points about the device, including its price.
5 Steps To A Healthy IT Culture
Commentary  |  8/18/2014
Internal politics can jeopardize the success of IT projects. Here's how to maximize morale, encourage teamwork, and foster a healthier organization.
Windows 'Threshold': 7 Things To Expect
News  |  8/18/2014
Microsoft will reportedly release its next version of Windows as a public preview by this fall. Here's what we know about the next version of Windows.
Internet Of Things: Limitless Dumb Possibilities
News  |  8/18/2014
Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill.
Apple Bans Two Toxic Chemicals
News  |  8/15/2014
For the first time, Apple has published its list of regulated substances for manufacturing.
Philadelphia Boosts Digital Connections With Citizens
News  |  8/14/2014
Philadelphia taps Salesforce and Unisys to ensure its "Philly 311" cloud and mobile program stays on top of all nonemergency requests from potholes to noise complaints.
Android Dominates Smartphone Market With 85% Share
News  |  8/14/2014
Even Apple's iOS is a blip compared to Google's unstoppable, juggernaut mobile platform.
Enterprise Communications: Next Big Thing Is Embedded
Commentary  |  8/14/2014
Enterprise communications will be delivered as capabilities of application software, not by separate generic communication systems. Are you preparing?
Amazon Local Register: Friend Or Foe?
Commentary  |  8/13/2014
Mobile payment service prompts concerns about ulterior motives.
Microsoft Delays ActiveX Blocking In IE
News  |  8/13/2014
In response to customer concerns, Microsoft won't start blocking ActiveX controls in IE until September.
Gartner Magic Quadrant: NetScout Says Secret Is Green
Commentary  |  8/13/2014
After Gartner analysts rank NetScout only a "challenger," Netscout files lawsuit alleging Gartner's rankings involve pay for play. Let's examine both sides of this street.
Apple's Dominance Of Enterprise Mobility Slips
News  |  8/12/2014
Android is gaining acceptance in business at the cost of Apple's iOS popularity while Microsoft languishes at the bottom.
Dell Pushes Power With New Workstations
News  |  8/12/2014
Dell bolsters its workstation comeback with new tower and rack systems that are among the first to feature fast DDR4 RAM.
Microsoft's Cure For Boring Video: Speed
News  |  8/12/2014
Videographers can create more compelling first-person videos by speeding them up with "Hyper-lapse" technology, Microsoft researchers say.
Intel Broadwell Sneak Peek
News  |  8/12/2014
Intel reveals first details of its 14nm chipmaking technology and Broadwell, its first CPU to use it.
Healthcare Big Data: Blessing And Curse
Commentary  |  8/12/2014
Interpreting government-released healthcare data correctly will pose a massive challenge for analysts, policy makers, and pundits.
Eating At Interop: 8 NYC Dining Options
Slideshows  |  8/12/2014
Baffled by where to eat near the Javits center? You're not alone: Check out these eight walkable and delectable options for Interop NY attendees.
IT Jobs: Which States Show Most Growth?
News  |  8/8/2014
Texas leads in technology job growth in 2014, according to new hiring data, with Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, and Washington rounding out the top five.
5 Priorities For Chief Data Officers
News  |  8/8/2014
IBM says 25% of Fortune 500 firms now employ CDOs, yet many don't know how to structure the role. Research reveals five imperatives.
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