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Apple Regains Marketshare As PC Slump Continues
News  |  10/9/2015  | 
The wobbly PC market shows some areas of growth in the third quarter of this year for vendors like Apple and Lenovo, due in part to a healthy appetite in the US, according to new reports from Gartner and IDC.
Fairview Health Services CIO: Give Patients Their Data
Commentary  |  10/9/2015  | 
Frustrated with a fragmented system that doesn't give caregivers or patients access to full patient data, the CIO of Fairview Health Services has the beginnings of a plan.
Amazon QuickSight Looks To Disrupt BI Market
News  |  10/9/2015  | 
Amazon's QuickSight provides fast and easy-to-use analytics and visualizations that can draw on multiple data sources including AWS-based services and external platforms such as Salesforce.
Microsoft Devices: PC Potential, Mobile Struggle
News  |  10/9/2015  | 
Microsoft launched some impressive Windows 10 hardware, but the smartphone remains a weak link for the tech giant.
NASA's Apollo Archive: 10 Fascinating Images
Slideshows  |  10/9/2015  | 
NASA enthusiasts now have access to more than 8,000 photos from the space agency's Apollo mission. InformationWeek has selected 10 of our favorites.
Google Buys The Entire Alphabet
Commentary  |  10/8/2015  | 
In what appears to be a move to protect the brand of Google's parent company Alphabet, the Internet giant has bought the domain
Cotap Aims To Put Brakes On Texting While Driving
News  |  10/8/2015  | 
Enterprise messaging app company Cotap can now enforce corporate policies that forbid texting while driving.
Gut Check OK In Age Of Analytics, Gartner Says
Commentary  |  10/8/2015  | 
Gut decisions are out of fashion in the world of analytics and big data, but one Gartner analyst says "Not so fast."
Andy Rubin: AI Is The Future Of Computing, Mobility
Commentary  |  10/8/2015  | 
Andy Rubin, the man behind Google's Android operating system, thinks artificial intelligence will define computing in the future.
Sony Acquires Image Senor Specialist Softkinetic Systems
News  |  10/8/2015  | 
Softkinetic's time of flight and other image senor technologies will help Sony become more competitive in the video gaming and smartphone markets.
Amazon Urges Proprietary Database Customers To Migrate
News  |  10/8/2015  | 
Amazon Web Services fourth annual Re:Invent conference got underway in Las Vegas this week. Senior vice president Andy Jassy bid directly for Oracle and SQL Server customers.
Smartphones On Drones Can Hack Your Wireless Printer
News  |  10/8/2015  | 
Weak links in network security prove easy to find with drones and phones.
HP Rolls Out Envy 8 Note, Premium Clients
News  |  10/8/2015  | 
HP has rolled out a new Windows 10 tablet, the HP Envy 8 Note, designed for portability and productivity -- plus a host of new client notebooks and all-in-ones, including one with a 32-inch curved screen.
Big Data Poses Challenges For Federal Agencies
News  |  10/8/2015  | 
Many government agencies are leveraging analytics and big data to gain actionable insights about a range of topics. However, challenges remain as agencies struggle to find qualified staff and projects strain IT infrastructure.
GE Charges Into IoT, Cloud Analytics Space
News  |  10/8/2015  | 
GE is going full steam ahead in its efforts to become a digital company. This includes new emphasis on IoT and analytics.
Microsoft Surface Book: Take A Deep Dive
Slideshows  |  10/8/2015  | 
Microsoft built a laptop and the tech community is excited. Here's what we know about Surface Book.
Google Pushes For Faster Mobile Web
News  |  10/7/2015  | 
To make bloated Web pages load quickly, Google has introduced Accelerated Mobile Pages framework.
AT&T WiFi Calling On iPhones Now Allowed With FCC Waiver
Commentary  |  10/7/2015  | 
The FCC grants AT&T a waiver of its rules for the hearing impaired, allowing the carrier to roll out its WiFi calling on the iPhone and other devices.
Microsoft's New Lumia Phones Feel Like Failure
Commentary  |  10/7/2015  | 
Microsoft's Lumia 950 and 950 XL are fine handsets, but they will ultimately be products for Windows-centric enterprise users.
Comic: Containerization Taken To Extremes
Commentary  |  10/7/2015  | 
CIOs are getting big into containers. This is how it might affect your job.
Bimodal Business: The New Way Of IT?
Commentary  |  10/7/2015  | 
Bimodal Business is a key theme at this year's Gartner Symposium and ITExpo in Orlando. Will it change IT?
Why IT Needs To Stop Saying No
Commentary  |  10/7/2015  | 
How do you turn your IT shop from the "Department of No" into the "Department of Yes?" You need to change your people and change how you measure them.
Porsche Picks Apple CarPlay Over Android Auto
News  |  10/7/2015  | 
Google asks Germans for too much information about the inner workings of their premium sports car, so Porsche moves to Apple's CarPlay, according to a report.
Equinix Opens Faster Pipeline To AWS Deployments
News  |  10/7/2015  | 
Equinix is offering bundled tools and services to make it easier to use an Equinix hub as a way station on the road to AWS.
IBM Launches Cognitive Computing Consulting Practice
News  |  10/7/2015  | 
IBM Cognitive Business Solutions will help clients accelerate their time to value on big data and advanced analytics solutions.
Secret To Enterprise IT Success: Reorganize
Commentary  |  10/7/2015  | 
Most enterprise IT departments are missing a key ingredient in their recipe for success, and they won't have it until there's a shift in how IT is organized.
Surface Pro 4, Surface Book, Lumia 950: Microsoft's New Hardware Push
Slideshows  |  10/7/2015  | 
Microsoft showcases its Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 family, Surface Book, and a new Microsoft Band.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 Lineup, Surface Book Debut In NYC
News  |  10/6/2015  | 
At its Windows 10 hardware launch, Microsoft unveiled its Surface Pro 4, Lumia handsets, Microsoft Band, and surprise Surface Book laptop.
Safe Harbor Fails, European Court Rules
News  |  10/6/2015  | 
The European Court of Justice has invalidated the Safe Harbor Framework as a way to comply with EU data laws.
Couchbase Server 4.0 Lets SQL Users Take A Seat
News  |  10/6/2015  | 
Couchbase's new SQL-compatible query language bridges the gap to JSON. Couchbase executives say this enables developers who are familiar with SQL and tools built for SQL, such as Excel, to work with NoSQL.
Apple iOS 9.0.2 Fixes App Slicing Bug
Commentary  |  10/6/2015  | 
Apple's promise that iOS 9 would trim down memory use in iPhones and other devices can finally be realized with a newly rolled out iCloud delivery fix.
Penn Medicine Taps Big Data To Save Lives
News  |  10/6/2015  | 
Penn Medicine's modern big data initiative's applications alert doctors of at-risk patients. Penn plans to take the platform open source for other healthcare providers next year.
Apple Acquires Perceptio, A Deep Learning, AI Specialist
News  |  10/6/2015  | 
In the quest to create an ever-smarter iPhone, Apple has acquired Perceptio, which could make Siri faster and more effective.
7 Ways To Avoid Information Governance Pitfalls
Slideshows  |  10/6/2015  | 
Information governance practices must be updated as laws, technologies, and business models change. Here are seven ways to make sure you're governing your data effectively.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow Lands On Nexus Devices First
Commentary  |  10/6/2015  | 
Google has started delivering the next generation of Android to Nexus-branded smartphones and tablets. Here are the details.
IT Talent Crisis? Gartner Says Get Creative
Commentary  |  10/6/2015  | 
Gartner CIO Symposium gives CIOs a hint about the talent shortage. It might not be as bad as you think if you're willing to get creative.
IBM's Cleversafe Acquisition Expands Hybrid Cloud Storage Options
News  |  10/6/2015  | 
Later this year IBM will complete its acquisition of Cleversafe to add an object-based storage system for use on-premises and in the cloud.
Cisco's IoT Strategy: Everything Connected
News  |  10/6/2015  | 
When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. When you're a networking company, like Cisco, everything looks like it should be connected.
Global Data Collection Presents Big Challenges
News  |  10/6/2015  | 
Today's global businesses depend on data, but there are more laws and customs about data privacy than there are countries in the world. The rules are in constant flux. That means it isn't always easy to get reliable data. Here's a look at some of the challenges, region by region.
Should IT Go Agile? The Pros And Cons
Slideshows  |  10/6/2015  | 
Agile methodology has produced faster software development and better outcomes for users. Could it do the same for IT infrastructure projects?
Facebook To Beam Free Internet To Sub-Saharan Africa
Commentary  |  10/6/2015  | 
Facebook inks a deal with French satellite company Eutelsat to provide wireless Internet access to Africa.
CIOs Need To Welcome Age Of The Algorithm, Gartner Says
News  |  10/5/2015  | 
Gartner's CIO Symposium Welcome Keynote advised CIOs that we're entering the age of the algorithm.
YiSpecter Malware Threatens iPhone Owners
Commentary  |  10/5/2015  | 
The malicious YiSpecter code is able to infect jailbroken and non-jailbroken iPhones, and it's being distributed through the iTunes App Store.
Daimler Tests Self-Driving Truck On German Autobahn
News  |  10/5/2015  | 
The evolution of self-driving vehicles continues as Daimler begins testing of an autonomous semi-truck on Germany's Autobahn.
Imagine Retail Without Sales Associates, Gartner Asks
Commentary  |  10/5/2015  | 
A Gartner analyst uses the vision of a workplace without associates as a great jumping-off point to talk about how to integrate technology into the brick-and-mortar store of tomorrow.
Compliance Project Leads Bakery To An IT Overhaul
Commentary  |  10/5/2015  | 
When faced with new compliance requirements, small business owner Cyril Cohen took application development into his own hands. The project ultimately led to a complete revamp of the IT infrastructure for his commercial bakery. See what it's all about, and how this approach could work for your business.
US Dominates In Cloud Data Centers, China Second
News  |  10/5/2015  | 
The US and China host 54% of the growing number of cloud data centers around the world, a new report finds. Singapore and Dublin are also significant hubs.
ICANN CEO: Why The Internet's Future Is At Risk
News  |  10/5/2015  | 
ICANN CEO Fadi Chehadé spoke with InformationWeek about how the Internet can continue without US government oversight.
IBM Nanotube Researcher Explains Breakthrough
News  |  10/5/2015  | 
IBM lead researcher Shu-Jen Han explains the significance of finding an effective connector for 7-nanometer nanotube transistors.
IoT: Can It Bridge The Digital Divide To Fulfill Its Promise?
Commentary  |  10/5/2015  | 
The Internet of Things could be key in helping with problems with infrastructure, transportation, pollution, and general quality of life. But, first, access is needed.
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