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IBM Makes Lake George World's Smartest Lake
News  |  6/30/2015  | 
Over 60 researchers, including ones from IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic, are turning Lake George into a sea of sensors.
IoT Makes Motorcycles, Helmets Safer, Smarter
Commentary  |  6/30/2015  | 
Most of the IoT discussion has focused on connected cars, but motorcycles and other vehicles are getting into the market with surprising results.
10 Essential Google Apps For iPhone Users
Slideshows  |  6/30/2015  | 
Just because you're an Apple aficionado doesn't mean you can't load up your iPhone with Google apps. Here are 10 of the best.
Google's Android Appeal Rejected by Supreme Court
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
Oracle's copyright lawsuit against Google over Android now returns to a lower court.
IoT Market Forecast At $11 Trillion, Report Finds
Commentary  |  6/29/2015  | 
A new report from McKinsey finds that the market for IoT could reach $11 trillion by 2025. This means a sea change for IT, as well as the CIOs who have to manage budgets.
Comic: That's The Way The Ball Bounces Sometimes
Commentary  |  6/29/2015  | 
Some disasters, you just can't plan for.
Samsung To Issue Windows Update Patch
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
Samsung promises a patch to restore Windows Update to its recommended settings after messing with the update process.
Apple Watch Gets Email, IT Support
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
Good Technology ported its enterprise email application to the Apple Watch so mobile professionals can manage their inboxes and IT can manage Apple's fledgling wearable.
UC San Diego Researchers Amp Up Internet Speeds
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
Researchers at UC San Diego have blown through expected limits of data transmission on fiber optic cable, paving a new lane for faster Web surfing.
Google Wants You To Be Healthy
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
An assortment of cloud-based data-collecting and data-analysis tools aimed at health practitioners, researchers, and individuals offers ideas for any enterprise looking to maximize cloud computing.
Amazon Echo: 10 Things We Want Alexa To Do
Commentary  |  6/28/2015  | 
Amazon is opening up Echo's Alexa to developers so it can add capabilities. Here's what we'd like to see it do.
11 PCs Ideal For Windows 10 Upgrades
Slideshows  |  6/28/2015  | 
With Microsoft's big Windows 10 launch just over a month away, let's take a look at some recently released PCs that would be ripe for an OS upgrade.
iPhone 6s: Don't Expect Big Changes
Commentary  |  6/28/2015  | 
The next iPhone, likely to be called the iPhone 6s, will look like the iPhone 6, but should have one unique feature to boost its appeal.
Windows 10 Pricing Chaos, Upgrade Explained: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/27/2015  | 
Microsoft this week released the full suite of Office for Android, updated the Surface Pro 3, and confused the Internet with its Windows 10 pricing strategy.
Retro ThinkPad Would Revive Original IBM Design
News  |  6/27/2015  | 
Lenovo design chief David Hill is dreaming up a laptop reminiscent of the 1992 IBM ThinkPad 700c.
Used Chevy Volt Batteries Power Data Center
News  |  6/27/2015  | 
Now that they can power everything from cars to data centers, Chevy Volt batteries show they do more than your average Energizer.
How To Keep Your Job From Ruining Your Vacation
Slideshows  |  6/26/2015  | 
Here's what you can do before, during, and after your vacation to make it restful and help you disconnect.
Amazon Wants Developers Creating Alexa Apps
Commentary  |  6/26/2015  | 
Amazon is looking to expand its Alexa personal assistant beyond Echo by appealing to developers and leveraging AWS.
Why Silos Can Be Good For Enterprises
Commentary  |  6/26/2015  | 
Flat organizations can get too flat. Build your teams the right way for success.
IBM, Box Cloud Partnership: What It Means
Commentary  |  6/26/2015  | 
IBM and Box enter a partnership to bring mobile storage and sharing to the enterprise cloud.
Redis Emerges As NoSQL In-Memory Performer
News  |  6/26/2015  | 
With multiple NoSQL system choices, it might be hard to display a distinguishing feature. However, Redis Labs is outperforming some competitors during a recent in-memory big data system test.
Samsung’s Transparent Trucks: Clearly A New Reality
Commentary  |  6/26/2015  | 
Passing a truck, especially on a two-lane highway, can be dangerous. Samsung has a smart solution, but will we adjust?
Windows 10 Upgrade: 8 FAQs Explained
Slideshows  |  6/26/2015  | 
July 29 is fast approaching and we know you still have a lot of questions about how to download and use Windows 10.
Apple's Ban On Civil War Games Doesn't Compute
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
Apple is removing war games that feature the Confederate flag from its App Store. How does erasing digital media that contain images of a contextually relevant historical object improve social justice?
Samsung Slammed For Disabling Windows Update
Commentary  |  6/25/2015  | 
Samsung admitted to altering the behavior of Microsoft's Windows Update tool, but claims to have good intentions.
Wozniack: Innovate For Fun, Not Money
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
Steve Wozniack, inventor of the Apple I and a tech icon, spoke about what drives him to innovate, and it's not money.
Google Street View Gives Vertical View Of El Capitan
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
If you're in for a hair-raising slice of vertigo, check out Google's Street View climb of El Capitan in Yosemite. It's not for the faint of heart.
Linux Foundation Funds Internet Security Advances
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative has selected three security-oriented projects to receive a total of $500,000 in funding.
Art Plus Technology Keeps Kids Out Of Prison
Commentary  |  6/25/2015  | 
When artists and courts come together to keep kids out of prison, data privacy is a key concern. The Young New Yorkers group uses Wall Street tools to solve the problem.
Microsoft Office Fully Lands On Android Phones
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are now generally available on Android smartphones and tablets.
Windows 2003 Server End Of Support: What IT Needs To Know
Slideshows  |  6/25/2015  | 
Many systems administrators will look at migrating from Windows Server 2003 as a daunting task. It should instead be seen as a chance to review your hardware, software, and deployment options. Here are seven things you need to know.
Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization.
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/24/2015  | 
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
9 Ways Technology Is Slowly Killing Us All
Slideshows  |  6/24/2015  | 
The cost of technology addiction goes beyond pricey gadgets. Connectivity also affects vision, memory loss, weight gain and self-esteem.
iOS 9 Beta 2 Reveals New Treats
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
The latest developer build of iOS 9 includes a space-saving feature to help people stuff OS updates onto nearly full iPhones.
Lenovo Ideacentre Stick: The $129 PC In Your Hand
News  |  6/24/2015  | 
Lenovo's pocket-size $129 Ideacentre Stick 300 joins a growing field of computer-on-a-stick offerings from rivals like Google and Intel.
Docker To Defang Root Privilege Access
News  |  6/24/2015  | 
Docker’s upcoming 1.8 release will answer security concerns by separating a running container's root privilege from that of its owner to avoid the owner becoming a "Superuser."
Self-Driving Cars Ripe For Global Platform War
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Two distinct views of self-driving cars will be difficult to reconcile.
Snowflake Launches Virtual Data Warehouses On AWS
News  |  6/24/2015  | 
Snowflake, led by former Microsoft exec Bob Muglia, offers a virtual data warehouse system on Amazon's cloud. Pay for only what you use.
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
Women In Tech: Facing Roadblocks, Finding Solutions
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Female tech execs discuss the obstacles facing women in technology and what they're doing to bridge the gender gap.
Can Data Teach Us Empathy?
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Walking a mile in your customers' shoes is the first step toward designing great products. Can data help us get there?
Gmail Undo Send Plus 3 More Improvements We Need
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
The "Undo Send" feature in Gmail graduated from beta status on June 23. That's nice, but here are three features that business users really need from Google's email service.
iOS 9, Android M Place New Focus On Security, Privacy
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Google and Apple have publicly challenged calls from law enforcement agencies to weaken encryption on consumer devices. In turn, iOS 9 and Android M will sport a string of new security and privacy features for users.
Supercomputers Unleash Big Data's Power
Slideshows  |  6/24/2015  | 
Here are six reasons why established companies, and even startups, are using supercomputing resources, and why your IT organization may want to consider such options to meet your big data and business analytics needs.
Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
News  |  6/23/2015  | 
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
Docker Adds Container Networking, Deployment Options
News  |  6/23/2015  | 
Docker gives its container platform a DevOps flavor with multi-host networking and the ability to deploy into the cloud.
Pebble Time Smartwatch Available For Preorder
News  |  6/23/2015  | 
Pebble, the Kickstarter success story, continues its upward climb through the wearables market thanks to a deal with Best Buy, which has exclusive preorder rights for its Time smartwatch.
Salesforce Vs. The Competition: A CRM Primer
Slideshows  |  6/23/2015  | 
Salesforce.com is a leader in providing cloud-based enterprise software applications and platform services. How does it stack up to the competition? Here's how.
CFO Data Needs: How IT Stacks Up
Commentary  |  6/23/2015  | 
If you think about how the data is going to be presented and used by the CFO's group, the technological decisions to ensure data accuracy and determine types of data you present actually become easier.
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