Google's 10 Big Bets On The Future
From Project Ara smartphones to solar-powered drones, these Google projects try to turn science fiction into reality. Look what's coming.
Microsoft Lync: 10 Ways To Do More
Lync does much more than instant messaging. Check out these tips and tricks for getting the most from this communication and collaboration tool.
Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point
If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job.
Cisco, Arista, HP: SDN Strategies
In the second part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I look at Cisco ACI, Arista's programmable approach, and HP's commitment to OpenFlow.
Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
Red Hat Touts Linux Containers For Cloud
Red Hat teams with Docker, urges developers to consider Linux-based containers as a lightweight alternative to virtual machine files for moving workloads to the cloud.
SDN Vendors Vie For Market, Mindshare
It's a land grab in the software-defined networking market, with heavyweights and startups rolling out an array of technologies for automating the network.
Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
Microsoft's new tools aim to serve all users -- not just data scientists -- extracting insight from big data sets and the Internet of Things.
Billion-Dollar BS Degrees
Look who's getting rich with engineering degrees, according to the Forbes list of the world's top 100 billionaires.
When IT Managers Insult
Sometimes CIOs and IT teams get saddled with an aggressive manager who pushes all the wrong buttons. Do you know how to deal with loudmouths?
Spintronics: Not Your Typical Memory
Researchers propose new designs that rely on an electron's spin, rather than a circuit's electrical charge, to process information. One goal: let computers run at normal speed with little or no electricity.
Square Raids Amazon For Lead Engineer
Square hires Alyssa Henry, VP of storage services for Amazon Web Services, in latest move to build staff with executives from prominent web and Silicon Valley firms.
Inside Kayak's Search For Seasoned IT Talent
A few wrinkles wonít hurt job candidates at travel company Kayak, which says it's struggling to fill senior technology jobs in its US office. And H-1B visas don't entirely solve the problem.
Doctors Learn To Give Up Faxes
Here's how one accountable care organization improved patient follow-up rates by saying goodbye to faxing and hello to a smartphone app for doctors.