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China Accused Of Attacking Apple iCloud
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
Media freedom group GreatFire.org claims Apple's iCloud is being subject to a man-in-the-middle attack by China's censorship apparatus.
Helsinki Incubator Shows Value Of Physical Space
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
Helsinki Think Company, a new initiative that offers meeting space for entrepreneurial-minded students, proves that nurturing tech startups is not a virtual exercise.
IBM Sells Chip Business, Losses Continue
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
IBM pays GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take over chip-manufacturing unit. Revenues and profits from continuing operations slide.
Cloud ROI: 6 Takeaways To Consider
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
From cloud brokering to talent management, these conclusions will keep cloud decisions focused on business needs.
Apple Pay: Where To Use It
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
Apple launches mobile payment service. Here's what you need to know.
OVH.com Launches Power8-Based Cloud Service
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
OVH.com is the first cloud supplier to use IBM's Power8 processor for data analytics services.
10 Wacky Kickstarter Projects That Succeeded
Slideshows  |  10/20/2014  | 
Crowdsourcing site Kickstarter famously made Pebble and Oculus Rift possible -- but check out Kickstarter's weirder side.
Internet Of Things Will Turn Networks Inside-Out
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
If IoT is ever going to work, networks will have to grant access to devices that we'd refuse outright today.
Cartoon: Hacked-Off Printer
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
Our cartoonist takes on opinionated peripherals.
Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  10/18/2014  | 
Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.
This Week In 60 Seconds: Google Phones, Mobile Trading & More
Commentary  |  10/18/2014  | 
Our one-minute video wrap-up looks at mobile trading, new Nexus smartphones, tablets from Google, and other hot stories.
Apple SIM: Not Quite A Revolution
News  |  10/18/2014  | 
The Apple iPad Air 2's inclusion of a SIM card that lets users choose among cellular data plans won't change the mobile industry all that much. Here's why.
Geekend: The Ethics Of Making Robots Like People
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
The pinnacle of artificial intelligence is to copy people, but is it ethical?
Facebook Automates Fight Against Hackers
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Here's a sneak peek into the system Facebook uses to secure your account when other websites are hacked.
White House Launches More Open Data Initiatives
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Agencies' use of open data helps citizens, boosts economy, says government official.
Apple iPad Vs. Google Nexus: Tablet Smackdown
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Apple's incremental iPad updates are compelling, but so is the all-new Nexus 9 tablet from Google. Which is right for you?
IT Is Slow? Not Our Fault
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Everyone's telling IT to hurry up. Bah! Compared to other parts of the organization, IT is greased lightning.
iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
StackEngine Offers Linux, Windows Container Management
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Docker is doing what once seemed impossible: providing common ground for Linux and Microsoft developers, say startup leaders.
10 Elegant Product Designs, Not By Apple
Slideshows  |  10/17/2014  | 
Apple has made elegant design its calling card, but other companies can create gorgeous things, too.
Salesforce.com Wave Analytics Cloud: Pros & Cons
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Salesforce.com Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing? Here are six Wave pros and cons.
ICANN: Reforms Needed Before US Hands Over Control
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
US Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) says we must still address questions about accountability and transparency to ensure an open, secure, stable Internet.
3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
Hortonworks Updates Hadoop Data Platform
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
HDP 2.2 adds more than 100 new enterprise-ready features, including faster SQL querying on Hadoop.
11 Geekiest Halloween Costumes
Slideshows  |  10/17/2014  | 
Halloween is about more than Jack O'Lanterns and trick-or-treaters. It's a perfect time to let your geek flag fly. Check out some of our favorite geeky costumes.
Apple Updates iPad, iMac, OS X, iOS
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
iPad Air 2 gets slimmer and more powerful, while iMac gains a 5K Retina display.
Apple iPad Event: Few Surprises
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Apple debuted new iPads as expected, but it ignored some core products -- and the iPad Pro remains a unicorn.
Facebook 'Safety Check' Connects Users After Disasters
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Facebook tool helps people quickly broadcast their well-being to friends and family after a natural disaster.
How Johns Hopkins Delivers Coordinated Care
Commentary  |  10/16/2014  | 
Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership uses Salesforce.com CRM to deliver a coordinated care model that engages an entire community for better health.
Microsoft Brings Storm Stream Analysis To Hadoop
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Microsoft Azure HD Insight adds Apache Storm real-time data processing capabilities. Machine Learning service gains free app templates.
VMware Taps CSC For Public OpenStack Partnership
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
VMware offers its Integrated OpenStack for private clouds; now it has a partner that's willing to offer it as a public cloud service.
Ebola Outbreak A Test For Data Mining, Analytics
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Combining real-time and official data can offer new insights on disease progression, but reliability questions remain.
Concussion Tool: Digitized Mouthpiece Warns Athletes
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Sensor-equipped mouthpiece can detect worrisome hits to the head.
OpenStack Juno Offers Automated Hadoop Provisioning
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
OpenStack Foundation's Juno release features the automated provisioning of three different Hadoop clusters.
8 Germ Hotspots In The Office
Slideshows  |  10/16/2014  | 
Cold and flu germs can lurk in unexpected places. Here are eight workplace hot zones to avoid.
Tablet Sales Slow Down; Microsoft Struggles
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Tablets are losing some of their luster, but Apple is still selling more devices than Microsoft.
Google Reveals Android Lollipop, Nexus Devices
News  |  10/15/2014  | 
Google shows Android Lollipop alongside Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet, and Nexus Player.
Microsoft Brings Containers to Windows, Azure
News  |  10/15/2014  | 
Partnership will enable developers to load and move Windows apps in Docker containers, just as they now do for Linux workloads.
4 Healthcare IT Lessons From Dreamforce 2014
Commentary  |  10/15/2014  | 
Healthcare providers, medical device manufacturers, and data analytics firms explore innovative ways to engage patients.
Salesforce.com Dreamforce Turns Cultural Confab
Commentary  |  10/15/2014  | 
Dreamforce mixes Hillary Clinton, will.i.am, The Beach Boys, and philanthropy with a smattering of new-product news and customer testimonials. Is it really a tech event?
10 Robots Changing The World
Slideshows  |  10/15/2014  | 
Driverless cars are just the beginning. Take a look at the robots we will depend on for health, work, and entertainment.
Cloud Cruiser Expands Cloud Usage Tracking
News  |  10/15/2014  | 
Cloud Cruiser 4.0 adds greater capabilities to track and bill for usage in hybrid public clouds and private clouds.
9 Tech Companies As Ben & Jerry's Flavors
Commentary  |  10/15/2014  | 
Get ready for Amazon Rainforest Crunch and IBM Big Blueberry Bonanza.
What IoT Can Learn From Industrial Apps
Commentary  |  10/15/2014  | 
The Internet of Things might be hot, but it's not new. Machine data exchange is the core of modern automated production plants and industrial installations.
MapR Offers Free NoSQL Database
News  |  10/15/2014  | 
MapR-DB is integrated with the MapR NFS-compliant file system and made available with more than 20 different open source components.
Accela Acquires Government CRM Apps
News  |  10/15/2014  | 
Creator of cloud apps for government buys Government Outreach, known for citizen relationship management tools.
Where Government Leads: Designing For User Choice
Commentary  |  10/15/2014  | 
When used to benefit the individual, "choice architecture" helps citizens make better choices. It means thinking hard about software defaults.
Cloudera Intros Hadoop Monitoring, Self-Provisioning Tool
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
Cloudera Director tool leads off lineup of announcements, including upgrades to Impala SQL query engine and stronger security.
SAP Hana Platform Hits IBM Cloud
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
SAP offers Hana Enterprise Cloud on IBM Cloud infrastructure, opening up a new SAP-managed way to run SAP apps on Hana.
Google Adds Chat Help For Tech Support
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
Google addresses the IT gap among its small business customers by expanding Google for Work support options.
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