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Apple's HomeKit Is An Innovation Killer
Commentary  |  6/2/2015  | 
Apple's HomeKit will improve Apple's hold on a lot of things, but it won't improve your home in the long run.
Get A Raise: 11 Do's And Don'ts For IT Pros
Slideshows  |  6/2/2015  | 
Want to beef up your paycheck? There's more to it than asking for the money.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Sales Fail To Break Records
Commentary  |  6/2/2015  | 
Combined sales of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge surpassed those of last year's Galaxy S5, but are hardly setting any records for Samsung.
Microsoft Buys Wunderlist App, Targets Mobile Productivity
News  |  6/2/2015  | 
The startup behind to-do app Wunderlist could prove an asset to Microsoft's mobile strategy.
Cloud Market Finds A Home In Michigan County
Commentary  |  6/2/2015  | 
Oakland County, Mich., has been providing services to towns for years. Now it's expanding its services through a new government cloud marketplace.
MongoDB Gets SQL-Reporting Capability
News  |  6/2/2015  | 
MongoDB, the popular unstructured document database, will soon work with SQL queries to report on what's in the system. Data encryption also coming.
Windows 10 Retails For $199 Pro, $119 Home
News  |  6/2/2015  | 
Microsoft unveils pricing for the Home and Pro versions of the Windows 10 operating system, both due to arrive July 29.
Android M Adds Enterprise Features
News  |  6/2/2015  | 
IT administrators will find plenty to like in the next version of Android.
Cyber Security And The CIO: Changing The Conversation
Commentary  |  6/2/2015  | 
Do CIOs have an inherent conflict of interest when it comes to security? What should be their InfoSec involvement?
Enrique Iglesias Hurt By Drone, Makes Case For New FAA Rules
News  |  6/1/2015  | 
Enrique Iglesias's drone injury raises questions about the rules (and wisdom) of flying such gadgets over large crowds.
Vintage Apple I Worth $200,000 Saved From Recycling 
News  |  6/1/2015  | 
A rare Apple I computer was saved from the recycling pile by a vigilant worker. Now, the charity is trying to find the woman who donated it, because that person's in for a happy surprise.
Windows 10 Landing On PCs, Tablets July 29
News  |  6/1/2015  | 
Mark your calendars: Microsoft's long-awaited Windows 10 arrives in less than two months.
Google Centralizes Security, Privacy For Web, Android Users
News  |  6/1/2015  | 
Google's new account hub, for users of its Web services and Android smartphones, gives IT organizations a new tool to improve employee awareness of security and privacy.
Comic: A Small Data Breach
Commentary  |  6/1/2015  | 
In case of broken glass, call it an emergency.
Intel Buying Altera For $16.7 Billion
News  |  6/1/2015  | 
The recent consolidation in the microchip market continues with Intel paying nearly $17 billion for rival Altera.
BlackBerry Kills Ryan Seacrest's Typo iPhone Keyboard
Commentary  |  6/1/2015  | 
Typo's settlement with BlackBerry means it can no longer make and sell keyboards for the iPhone.
10 Must-Read Books For IT Pros This Summer
Slideshows  |  6/1/2015  | 
Dive into a page-turner on how Google was built, the power of introverts, or how the Internet is killing our capacity for deep thought.
FedRAMP: Sure-Fire Path To Acquisition In The Cloud Market
News  |  6/1/2015  | 
Little known Virtustream, Autonomic Resources, and Carpathia had one thing in common -- FedRAMP certifications. This helped when it came to acquisitions.
Asus Unveils ZenWatch 2, ZenPad Tablets At Computex
News  |  6/1/2015  | 
Asus is making a splash at Computex with the release of three tablets, the latest version of its the Zen Watch 2 smartwatch, all-in-one PCs, and a monitor.
SOASTA's DOC Makes Tests Matter
Commentary  |  6/1/2015  | 
A new Digital Operating Center uses micro-tests to help organizations understand their Web application performance.
12 MDM Questions Enterprises Should Ask
Slideshows  |  6/1/2015  | 
Need a mobile device management solution to secure your network and data against threats from the many devices accessing your systems? Here's a quick guide to the most common features.
6 Cool Tech Internships You Wish You Had
Slideshows  |  5/31/2015  | 
Interns at top tech companies such as Facebook and Google enjoy many of the same perks available to full-time employees.
iOS 9 Rumors: 5 Things We're Hearing
News  |  5/31/2015  | 
Apple's WWDC 15 conference is coming up in June, and the rumor mill is already abuzz with news about iOS 9.
Apple Assists Users With iPhone Message Crashes
News  |  5/30/2015  | 
Users who receive a text message with a specific string of characters find the text crashes iMessage -- Apple has issued instructions for a temporary fix.
Windows 10 In July, Azure News: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  5/30/2015  | 
Microsoft news this week included updates to Azure, SQL Server 2016, Office for Android and, of course, Windows 10.
Google I/O 2015: 9 Things We Loved
Slideshows  |  5/29/2015  | 
Google Photos, for all its mass appeal, is less interesting than Google's more ambitious work. Get ready for touch-aware clothes and gesture-sensing devices.
Android M: 5 Best Features
Commentary  |  5/29/2015  | 
Android M may focus more on improving the user experience, but Google still added some impressive new features. Here's what we learned at Google I/O.
Apple Acquires Metaio, Targeting Augmented Reality
News  |  5/29/2015  | 
Apple continues its string of acquisitions with the purchase of Metaio, a company specializing in augmented reality software development.
Dartmouth Predicts GPA Based on Phone Tracking App
News  |  5/29/2015  | 
Can a phone app predict your performance based on your behavior? This one can, at least if you are a college student.
Using Twitter, Smartphones To Accurately Assess Crowds
Commentary  |  5/29/2015  | 
As part of the Big Data Challenge, researchers from England's University of Warwick have turned to smartphones and Twitter to estimate crowd sizes quickly and accurately.
10 Tech Stars: Will They Deliver in 2015?
Slideshows  |  5/29/2015  | 
Juniper Research names the top 10 tech leaders and -- as with any good top 10 list -- we quibble with the rankings.
Google Details Android M, VR, IoT, And Unlimited Photos
News  |  5/28/2015  | 
Google used the opening day of its I/O 2015 developer conference to offer details about the next version of Android, what it has planned for virtual reality and the Internet of Things, and free unlimited photos.
Google I/O: Gmail Hits 900M Users, Android Reaches A Billion
News  |  5/28/2015  | 
Key statistics from this year's Google I/O included one billion Android users and 900 million Gmail users, 75% of whom are on mobile.
GE's Kate Johnson: How CIOs Can Be Heroes
Commentary  |  5/28/2015  | 
GE's new software group CEO aims its industrial Internet message at CIOs, as she helps GE up its software selling game.
Ads Built By Algorithm
News  |  5/28/2015  | 
Persado contends its machine learning system can produce better direct response ads than human ad copywriter.
iOS 9 Rumor: Proactive Project Will Rival Google Now
Commentary  |  5/28/2015  | 
Apple iOS 9 is shaping up to be more than just a performance upgrade. New details emerge pointing to a stronger competitor, called Proactive, which will challenge Google Now and Microsoft's Cortana.
Meeker: Internet Has Only Begun Changing Our Lives
News  |  5/28/2015  | 
Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker presents her annual take on how the Internet is changing business, as US and China dominate among Web companies.
Lenovo Details Dual-Screen Smartwatch, Smart Shoes
News  |  5/28/2015  | 
Lenovo is seriously expanding beyond PCs with several new concepts that tap into the Internet of Things trend. For wearables, Lenovo is showing off a dual-screen smartwatch.
SAP HANA: Not The Only In-Memory Game In Town
Commentary  |  5/28/2015  | 
SAP HANA is not the only option for those looking for an in-memory database platform. Big rivals such as Microsoft and Oracle offers similar tech.
New IT Skills: Why Communication, Accountability, Initiative Are Hot Now
Slideshows  |  5/28/2015  | 
Using Bureau of Labor Statistics data and information supplied by CompTIA and Burning Glass Technologies Labor Insights, we've identified eight crucial, non-technical skills that companies are looking for in their IT hires.
DoJ Argues Against Google's Java Appeal
News  |  5/27/2015  | 
The Solicitor General advises the Supreme Court to reject Google's petition to have its copyright infringement loss to Oracle reviewed.
Big Data: 6 Real-Life Business Cases
Slideshows  |  5/27/2015  | 
Better data analysis enables companies to optimize everything in the value chain -- from sales to order delivery, to optimal store hours. Here are six examples of how major enterprises are using data to improve their business models.
Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2016 Preview, Azure Update
News  |  5/27/2015  | 
Microsoft Azure and big data updates include public previews of SQL Server 2016 and Live Encoding for Azure Media Services.
Microsoft Office Coming To 20 More Android Tablets
Commentary  |  5/27/2015  | 
Microsoft has convinced 20 more Android tablet OEMs to install its Office productivity software on their devices. It's a smart move by Redmond.
Google Planning New Nexus Smartphones In 2015, Report Claims
News  |  5/27/2015  | 
Although Google's Android platform is the dominant operating system on smartphones worldwide, it has struggled with its Nexus-branded hardware. A new report claims Google will try again this year.
Iris Scans: Security Breakthrough Or Privacy Invasion?
News  |  5/27/2015  | 
New technology allows irises to be scanned from 40 feet away. Is this a wonder weapon against crime and terrorism or a way for governments to invade our privacy and track our movements?
Google I/O: 10 Things We Expect To See
News  |  5/27/2015  | 
Expect a demonstration of the next version of Android, along with a standalone photo-sharing service and a new iteration of Chromecast.
John Nash, 'Beautiful Mind' Inspiration, Influenced IT, Too
News  |  5/26/2015  | 
If you have ever played a game against a computer, you played against an algorithm that used at least some math laid down -- or inspired -- by John Nash. Many of those same algorithms are being extended to cognitive computing outside of game situations.
EMC Buys Virtustream To Expand Its Cloud Offerings
News  |  5/26/2015  | 
EMC will apply Virtustream's cloud software and managed hosting expertise across its businesses, including VMware.
7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable
Slideshows  |  5/26/2015  | 
Elite tech leaders pushed the boundaries at the InformationWeek Conference. At least one of these ideas should make you squirm and think, "We need to do that."
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