Dell's EMC Acquisition: Perils, Opportunities Abound
Dell's plan to acquire EMC for $67 billion reflects the major disruptions taking place in enterprise IT as businesses increasingly shift toward cloud computing. Here's what IT leaders need to know about the deal.
Apigee, Ex-CTO Of US Aim To Make EHR Data Access Easier
With backing from former US CTO Aneesh Chopra, Apigee is trying to make healthcare access easier. The API developer is rolling out a new platform that helps bridge some of the interoperability gaps when it comes to electronic healthcare records.
7 Microsoft Improvements We Need To See
Microsoft has demonstrated its commitment to building tech for the future, but there is still some room for improvement across Windows, Office, and hardware.
LogMeIn Acquires LastPass For $110 Million
IT management and remote control software provider LogMeIn is bolstering its identity and access management play by acquiring LastPass, the popular password management service.
Apple Regains Marketshare As PC Slump Continues
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.
Amazon QuickSight Looks To Disrupt BI Market
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.
Google Buys The Entire Alphabet
In what appears to be a move to protect the brand of Google's parent company Alphabet, the Internet giant has bought the domain abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com.
HP Rolls Out Envy 8 Note, Premium Clients
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
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.
Why IT Needs To Stop Saying No
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.
Couchbase Server 4.0 Lets SQL Users Take A Seat
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
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
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.