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IoT And The Looming Mobile Tidal Wave
Commentary  |  4/28/2015  | 
If you thought handling BYOD was hard, wait until you see what managing mobile devices for the Internet of Things entails.
9 Top-Paying Tech Firms: Glassdoor
Slideshows  |  4/28/2015  | 
The tech sector dominates Glassdoor's list of the top 15 highest-paying companies in the US.
20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2015
Slideshows  |  4/27/2015  | 
We hand-picked these 20 real-world projects from among the InformationWeek Elite 100 winners, looking for ideas that would spark new thinking in your IT organizations.
iPhone 6 Sales Help Drive $58B In Revenue For Apple
News  |  4/27/2015  | 
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shone during a record-breaking quarter that earned Apple $58 billion in revenue.
Chris Anderson: Weaponized Lego, Drones & IoT
News  |  4/27/2015  | 
In his keynote address at the InformationWeek Conference, Chris Anderson said drones are the perfect example to show the rise of the Internet of Things.
ConocoPhillips: Lessons In Analytics
News  |  4/27/2015  | 
Executives from ConocoPhillips emphasize the importance of asking the right questions before pursuing an advanced analytics strategy.
Apple Watch First Weekend: Slow Go For Those Who Want One
News  |  4/27/2015  | 
Apple began delivering the Apple Watch to hopeful fans over the weekend, but the majority of buyers are still waiting for the wearable to arrive. About 22% who ordered one got one.
InformationWeek News Desk Debuts At Interop 2015
Commentary  |  4/27/2015  | 
Whether you are attending Interop in person or keeping tabs on the show from your desk at the office, the InformationWeek News Desk is a new way to keep up-to-date and find out what the biggest names in the industry think about the future of information technology.
Comic: HR Analytics
Commentary  |  4/27/2015  | 
Predictive analytics is great, but when it comes to HR, maybe spending more time on people will make it less necessary.
Nokia: No Plans To Return To Phone Manufacturing
News  |  4/27/2015  | 
Despite rumors to the contrary, Nokia has no official plans to re-enter the mobile phone manufacturing market, the company officially stated.
Tech Buying: 6 Reasons Why IT Still Matters
Slideshows  |  4/27/2015  | 
Making major tech purchases, especially big data analytics and business intelligence tools, without consulting IT may cause major problems. Here’s why.
Delivery Drone Or Death Machine?
Slideshows  |  4/26/2015  | 
Drones can help or harm. Figuring out how to respond to them isn't going to be easy.
Google Project Fi: Reasons To Love And Hate It
Commentary  |  4/26/2015  | 
Google's Project Fi is an interesting set of contradictions. Here's what we love and hate about it.
Apple Watch Launch: 6 Things We Know Now
Commentary  |  4/26/2015  | 
Now that hotly-anticipated Apple Watch is out in the open, users have been revealing new capabilities and, in some cases, confirming suspicions about the Watch's practicality. From tiny screws to how waterproof it is, here's what we learned about the smartwatch.
Apple Watch: My In-Store Demo
Slideshows  |  4/25/2015  | 
The first shipment of Apple Watches reached eager owners on April 24. We stopped at an Apple Store in New York City to test one out.
Windows 10 App Updates, Earnings Report: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/25/2015  | 
The good: positive quarterly earnings report, promise of Office 365 security updates, new Windows 10 Build. The bad: Windows, Office financials. Here's a look at Microsoft's week.
Salesforce Adds HR To Its Online Suite
News  |  4/24/2015  | 
Salesforce for HR internalizes customer relationship management so employers can improve relations with their employees.
Apple Watch Teardown Proves It's Hard To Fix
Commentary  |  4/24/2015  | 
The miniscule battery in the Apple Watch is the only component nimble-fingered technicians might be able to replace, according to iFixit's latest report.
Embryo DNA Experiments Hold Lessons For Tech
Commentary  |  4/24/2015  | 
Western scientists are up in arms about a new experiment to alter the DNA of an embryo. The real issue isn't ethics, however. It is whether it is the smart path to be taking in the first place.
Microsoft Earnings: Cloud Dominates As Windows, Office Tumble
News  |  4/24/2015  | 
Microsoft revenue hit $21.7 billion this past quarter as cloud services boomed, offsetting poor performance by its core Windows and Office products.
IoT Seen As A Major Driver For SAP HANA
Commentary  |  4/24/2015  | 
SAP's Bernd Leukert looks ahead for smartwatches, the Internet of Things, and HANA to tie it all together.
Microsoft Band, Health Updates Look To Compete With Apple Watch
News  |  4/24/2015  | 
The Apple Watch is the focus on media attention this week, but Microsoft's Band update looks to challenge the device.
Windows 10 Build 10061: App Revamps Galore
Slideshows  |  4/24/2015  | 
Microsoft updated its Windows 10 technical preview with a new build: 10061. This offers new mail and calendar apps, tablet optimization, and a refreshed Start menu.
Apple Watch Hits The High Street, Not Just Your Local Apple Store
News  |  4/24/2015  | 
Apple is taking a different approach to sales and marketing with its hotly anticipated Apple Watch, eschewing in-store sales for more luxurious outlets.
Amazon AWS Revenue Reveals Cloud Powerhouse
News  |  4/23/2015  | 
In its first quarter 2015 results, Amazon reported that its AWS cloud unit is growing fast and is either already profitable or soon could be.
Your Audi As Amazon Package Drop
News  |  4/23/2015  | 
Amazon, Audi, and DHL plan to test delivering packages to the trunk of your car.
YouTube 10th Anniversary: 10 Best Videos Ever
News  |  4/23/2015  | 
It is the 10th anniversary of YouTube. We celebrate with our favorite videos.
Google's Project Fi: Disrupting Wireless As We Know It
Commentary  |  4/23/2015  | 
Google's Project Fi will use a mix of cellular and WiFi to connect calls, messages, and data. Though inexpensive, Project Fi's focus isn't on the cash.
Live From Las Vegas, It's Interop Radio!
Commentary  |  4/23/2015  | 
Seven days. Eleven shows. Interop Radio is bringing you the very best from Interop 2015, starting Friday, April 24.
Will Amazon Cloud Revenue Show A Giant Is Born?
News  |  4/23/2015  | 
Amazon.com is slated to air financial details on its AWS unit for the first time, perhaps showing the cloud service is growing even faster than expected.
BetterWorks CEO: Treat Feedback Like A Fitbit
Commentary  |  4/23/2015  | 
We love feedback, but our enterprises do it all wrong. The CEO of BetterWorks wants employers to treat feedback more like a Fitbit.
10 Apple Watch Apps For Business, Productivity
Slideshows  |  4/23/2015  | 
Salesforce, Microsoft, and Evernote are three of many companies developing Apple Watch apps focused on productivity and collaboration.
Box Looks Beyond Storage
News  |  4/23/2015  | 
At its second annual developer conference, Box rearranged its platform to entice enterprise developers.
Google FI Wireless Service: By Invitation Only, For Now
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
Early access is available to those with a Nexus 6 smartphone who sign up to request an invitation, have a Gmail address, and live in a US zip code within the wireless coverage area.
Hubble Telescope: 25 Years Of Stunning Images
Slideshows  |  4/22/2015  | 
In celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th year in low-Earth orbit, InformationWeek has taken a selection of some of the craft's most stunning and awe-inspiring photos, which explore the far reaches of our galaxy and beyond -- pictures that truly define the phrase "out of this world."
IT Hiring Outlook Is Upbeat, Study Finds
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
A first-quarter 2015 "reality check" survey by IT staffing firm TEKsystems finds that IT leaders are bullish on hiring this year.
HP Pavilion, Envy PCs Sport Intel Chips, Bold Colors
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
HP is trying to lead the back-to-school charge with several new convertible PCs and laptops that sport more processor, graphics, and display options for the company's Pavilion and Envy lines.
Apple Watch Apps Booming, But Display Toughness Questioned
Commentary  |  4/22/2015  | 
The Apple Watch will have no shortage of apps available out of the gate, but the most popular model is also the most susceptible to damage, according to tests.
ServiceNow Offers Service Platform, Opens Store
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
ServiceNow, the IT help desk automation company, is making its platform available to customers and third parties in order to launch their own SaaS apps.
Bypassing The Password, Part 3: Freedom Compromised
Commentary  |  4/22/2015  | 
Want to protect your privacy from government snoops? Say no to biometrics. Say yes to strong password protection and encryption.
Time Inc. CTO Navigates Move To Amazon
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
CTO Colin Bodell wants to move Time out of its five data centers and onto the Amazon cloud. The technical and cultural shift is well underway.
IT Life Radio: An Alternative To University IT Programs
Commentary  |  4/22/2015  | 
Tune in Wednesday, April 22, at 3 p.m. ET to hear Ashu Desai talk about Make School, an alternative to University computer science programs.
Microsoft Office 365 Security Updates Revealed
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
New features for Office 365, announced during the RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco this week, aim to enhance data privacy.
Google's Mobile Search Shift Demands Website Upgrade
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
"Mobilegeddon" is here. It's not the end of the world, but it may mean the end of your stale website.
Microsoft Office On Android: How To Install
Slideshows  |  4/22/2015  | 
Microsoft is looking to expand its Office suite beyond its traditional base. Here's a look at how to install and use Office on Android smartphones and tablet.
10 Trailblazing Companies For Women In IT
Slideshows  |  4/21/2015  | 
On the following pages, we'll take you beyond the tech sector to highlight companies across all industries that provide strong, supportive, and flexible work environments for female employees.
Comic: Machine Learning
Commentary  |  4/21/2015  | 
Machines can beat us at our own games. How long before they don't need us anymore?
Google's Mobile Algorithm Change: 5 Things To Know
Commentary  |  4/21/2015  | 
If your website isn't optimized for mobile devices, there's a good chance your Google search rankings will plummet. Here are five key facts that you and your business need to know.
Google Maps Lets Users Search For Loch Ness Monster
Commentary  |  4/21/2015  | 
The Loch Ness Monster probably doesn't exist, but Google Maps is putting a new level of fun back into the hunt for Nessie.
Microsoft Offers Azure Service Fabric For Distributed Apps
News  |  4/21/2015  | 
Microsoft will show off Azure Service Fabric at its Build Conference next week. It will help developers build microservice-based applications.
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