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Motorola Moto 360 Smartwatch Lineup Offers Wearable Diversity
Commentary  |  9/3/2015  | 
At the IFA show this week Motorola expanded its Moto 360 smartwatch lineup to include a number of new options, including one wearable designed exclusively for women.
Salesforce App Eases Tasks For Sales Reps
News  |  9/3/2015  | 
Salesforce reveals Service Wave Analytics, a role-specific application built on its Wave Platform that gathers information for service representatives and their managers.
Windows 10 Runs On 1.5 Million Business PCs
News  |  9/3/2015  | 
Windows 10 Enterprise has been downloaded on 1.5 million devices. That indicates a strong trend of adoption among business users.
True Digital Organizations Put People First
Commentary  |  9/3/2015  | 
Digital transformation means significant and sweeping organizational change. It is not something that will be led by IT, it is not something that a chief digital officer can do alone. It requires culture change, and lots of it.
Using Data To Fight Wildfires: An Inside Look
Slideshows  |  9/3/2015  | 
Data gathering and analysis are now part of an array of tools used to fight wildfires in the US. Here's what it all looks like.
Data, Analytics Help Fight Forest Fires
Commentary  |  9/3/2015  | 
Cameron Tongier of the US Fish and Wildlife Service Fire Management Branch spoke with InformationWeek from his temporary office near a fire line in Idaho. He's one of several front line wildfire managers we spoke with about the long arc of data analysis that leads up to daily situation reports for wildfire managers.
Sony Xperia Z5 Smartphone Stuns With 4K Screen
Commentary  |  9/2/2015  | 
The Sony Xperia Z5 features an incredible Ultra HD display, a 23-megapixel camera, a waterproof chassis, and a two-day battery life. Yet its 4K display is the real stunner.
Asus Water-Cooled Gaming Laptop Arrives At IFA
News  |  9/2/2015  | 
Asus announces the world's first water-cooled laptop, and it is cool but hard to pin down.
Google Apps Refines Collaboration Tools
News  |  9/2/2015  | 
Updates to Google Apps offer a way to track recent document changes and content creation assistance driven by machine learning.
Microsoft, Google, Mozilla Abandon RC4 Cryptographic Standard
Commentary  |  9/2/2015  | 
With Microsoft, Google, and Mozilla turning against the RC4 cryptographic suite, the standard will likely die in 2016.
Acer Convertible Chromebook, Smartphones Debut At IFA
News  |  9/2/2015  | 
In addition to its new convertible Chromebook and numerous smartphones, Acer updated its Aspire notebooks and released a tablet targeted at gamers at the 2015 IFA show in Berlin.
VMware's Stealth Strategy: Gain Public Cloud Revenues
News  |  9/2/2015  | 
VMware thinks it's gained more ground in the public cloud market than analysts realize; it won't be pushed out by Amazon.
iPhone 6s: Will Sales Fall Short Of Expectations?
News  |  9/2/2015  | 
A Bloomberg Intelligence report indicates Apple faces an uphill sales battle as the expected iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus may underwhelm.
Containers 101: 10 Terms To Know
Slideshows  |  9/2/2015  | 
Application containers have been around for a while in the Linux world, but now Microsoft is moving them into the mainstream. Here's what you need to know about this evolution of server virtualization.
Comic: White Hat Car Hacks
Commentary  |  9/2/2015  | 
If only most car hacks were this harmless.
Google Logo Gets Mobile Makeover
News  |  9/2/2015  | 
Google has swapped out its old logo in favor of a simpler design optimized for a broader range of devices.
Microsoft Insider: 2 Days On Redmond Campus
Slideshows  |  9/2/2015  | 
Ever wonder what life is like in Redmond? Here's what I saw during a two-day experience on Microsoft's massive campus.
Google's Nest Thermostat Gets Redesign
News  |  9/1/2015  | 
The updated Google Nest thermostat can now sense your presence from across the room.
Samsung Gear S2 Watch Skips Android For Tizen
Commentary  |  9/1/2015  | 
Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch may have a pleasing design and the ability to make calls, but it is handicapped by the Tizen operating system.
Google Self-Driving Car Prototype Cruises Into Austin
News  |  9/1/2015  | 
Google's self-driving car will join its self-navigating Lexus vehicles in Austin this month.
iOS 9 Ad Blocking Could Alter Internet Commerce
Commentary  |  9/1/2015  | 
Whether it's a cynical move or not, Apple's upcoming release of iOS 9 can give users the ability to block ads on a mobile browser. This is a serious concern for online advertisers.
Where Data Science Meets IT
Where Data Science Meets IT
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/1/2015  | 
See what happens when data scientist David Chudzicki of Kaggle sits down with Jackie Woods, director at UPS, to talk about the intersection of data science and IT at the InformationWeek Conference 2015.
VMware Goes All-In On Containers
News  |  9/1/2015  | 
New VMware products elevate containers from an afterthought to a primary vehicle for application delivery.
WiFi Hotspots, Routers Latest Front For Advertisers
Commentary  |  9/1/2015  | 
Recently, you may have noticed ad popping up when connecting through a router or public WiFi hotspot. It's the latest gimmick to serve up more advertising.
10 Apple Slip-Ups That Bruised Its Reputation
Slideshows  |  9/1/2015  | 
Apple is known for its consumer-friendly reputation, but this list proves Cameragate is only the latest in a long line of Apple foul-ups.
Apple, Cisco Team On iOS For Businesses
News  |  9/1/2015  | 
In a nod to Apple's growth among enterprise users, the two companies have entered a partnership to ensure Cisco products work well with iOS devices.
Google, Sanofi Focus On Diabetes Data
News  |  8/31/2015  | 
Google and Sanofi want to make real-time data more useful for diabetes patients and clinicians.
Apple TV Upgrade Will Be Pricey
Commentary  |  8/31/2015  | 
A report suggests the latest version of Apple TV will cost much more than competing products. Will it be worth the price?
BlackBerry Venice Smartphone Photos Leak Online
News  |  8/31/2015  | 
Images of the long-rumored BlackBerry Venice, which features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and uses Google's Android OS, have leaked onto the Web.
Google Chrome Support For Flash Ads Ends Sept. 1
Commentary  |  8/31/2015  | 
Google's Chrome browser will no longer support Flash-based ads starting Sept. 1. This follows several months of problems with Adobe's Flash platform.
Android Wear For iOS Launches
News  |  8/31/2015  | 
iPhone owners can now interact with Android Wear devices.
VMware Advances Hybrid Cloud At VMworld
News  |  8/31/2015  | 
VMware opens its VMworld event with additions to its vCloud Air public cloud, ties into the virtualized data center, and other enhancements.
How Allstate Uses Mobile Data To Enhance Customer Experience
Commentary  |  8/31/2015  | 
Allstate had to stretch its organizational muscles to bring Drivewise Mobile to market. In the process, the company brought together a cross-functional team that included assorted IT disciplines and business professionals with competencies in consumer relationships, insurance products, and user experience.
Google OnHub Router: My First 24 Hours
Slideshows  |  8/31/2015  | 
Google's OnHub is a router for people who don't want to deal with routers. Here's what it looks like, inside and out.
9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
Slideshows  |  8/30/2015  | 
The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
iPhone 6s: Bigger Upgrade Than Previously Thought?
Commentary  |  8/30/2015  | 
Apple is set to show off the iPhone 6s on Sept. 9. This year's device may pack a heavier punch than previous "S" models.
Facebook M: 10 Things We Wish It Could Do
Commentary  |  8/30/2015  | 
Facebook has a new digital assistant, Facebook M, to rival Siri and Cortana. Here's what we wish it could do.
NASA's New Horizons May Shift Toward Kuiper Belt
News  |  8/29/2015  | 
NASA's New Horizons team is plotting to swing the spacecraft past the exotically named 2014 MU69 in the Kuiper Belt.
Facebook Claims 1 Billion Users In 1 Day
Commentary  |  8/29/2015  | 
A business milestone or a sign of the apocalypse? Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the social media site had one billion users in one day.
Windows 10 Hits 75 Million Installs, Windows 95 At 20: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/29/2015  | 
After Windows 95 turned 20, we learned about the future of Windows 10, SharePoint Server 2016, and Cortana for Android.
3D-Printed Microscopic Fish Might Cure Disease
News  |  8/28/2015  | 
Nanoengineers (yes, that's a thing) from UC San Diego have created microscopic fish powered by hydrogen peroxide that use magnets to steer themselves. Here's how they can help keep us healthy.
Apple's Sept. 9 Event: Expect iPhone 6s, Siri Upgrades
News  |  8/28/2015  | 
Apple has officially confirmed its Sept. 9 event with a typically mysterious invitation. The company is expected to roll out the iPhone 6s, along with Siri and Apple TV updates.
OpenStack Now Offers 3 Ways To Deploy Containers
News  |  8/28/2015  | 
OpenStack's Magnum Project will give cloud users the ability to deploy Docker containers in virtual machines, on bare metal, or in other containers.
Apple Watch Debuts At No. 2 In Wearables Market
Commentary  |  8/28/2015  | 
Apple sells 3.6 million smartwatches in its opening quarter, blasting past competitors Samsung, Garmin, and Xiaomi to consume 20% of the overall wearables market.
Velostrata Hybrid Offers Public Cloud Compute, On-Premises Data
News  |  8/28/2015  | 
Velostrata emerges from stealth to showcase its hybrid cloud that keeps enterprise data behind the firewall while leveraging the public cloud's power for compute.
Weaponized Drones Approved For North Dakota Police
News  |  8/28/2015  | 
A bill in North Dakota will allow non-lethal weapons on police drones. Nothing to fear here, move along.
Amazon Underground Makes In-App Goods Free
News  |  8/28/2015  | 
Android developers now have the option to be paid by the minute rather than by fees for in-app items.
Google: Your Searches Could Land You A Job Here
News  |  8/28/2015  | 
Google is targeting people for job offers based on their search activity. It's certainly a way to attract people with an inborn curiosity and willingness to investigate unusual things (and no fear of malware).
10 Fantastic iPhone, Android Apps For Museum Visits
Slideshows  |  8/28/2015  | 
Expand your horizons with interactive iPhone and Android apps from the Louvre, the Prado, the Met, and other great museums.
Former Apple CEO Unveils 2 Low-Cost Obi Smartphones
News  |  8/27/2015  | 
The Obi SF1 and SJ1.5 are two more low-cost smartphones geared toward emerging markets. The phones run Android and offer sophisticated cameras.
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