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Vegas Geeks: What Happens Here, Stays Here
Slideshows  |  3/19/2015  | 
The best places for geeks to go in the surprisingly geeky city of Las Vegas.
Shadow IT: 8 Ways To Cope
Slideshows  |  3/18/2015  | 
If you're sick and tired of Shadow IT in your organization, you're not alone. Here are some coping mechanisms to help you get a handle on things.
Microsoft Azure Drives Ford Hybrid-Cloud Plan
News  |  3/18/2015  | 
Ford brings vehicle software updates to Microsoft's cloud, opening up preventative-maintenance and service-upgrade possibilities on a global scale.
UC: A Work Still In Progress
Commentary  |  3/18/2015  | 
Unified communication as a tool for enterprise collaboration is making progress but remains very much a work in progress.
Nintendo Mobile Games: 6 To Start With
Slideshows  |  3/18/2015  | 
Nintendo is jumping into the mobile gaming business. Here are six games we'd like to see available for smartphones and tablets right away.
NTP, Harlan Stenn & An Uncertain Future: Readers React
News  |  3/18/2015  | 
InformationWeek's story about the work of Harlan Stenn on NTP sparked dozens of reader reactions on the website, as well as Tweets, Slashdot comments, and Facebook postings.
IoT Is About Analysis, Not Things
Commentary  |  3/18/2015  | 
When we emphasize "things" in the Internet of Things, we obscure its real value—the ability to make connected decisions based on analysis.
Windows 10: Coming in Summer 2015
News  |  3/18/2015  | 
Microsoft will launch Windows 10 this summer in 111 languages across 190 countries.
HTC One M9 Smartphones Insured With 'Uh Oh Protection'
Commentary  |  3/18/2015  | 
Break your HTC One M9? HTC will replace it for free under its new "Uh-Oh Protection" plan.
Android Security Gets Better with Lollipop
Partner Perspectives  |  3/18/2015  | 
It’s reassuring to see Google deploying new and improved security features as its mobile OS matures.
Adobe Document Cloud Takes Aim At Paper
News  |  3/18/2015  | 
The company's forthcoming cloud-backed Acrobat DC, with the help of mobile devices, promises to turn paper documents into editable digital forms.
Windows 10 Eliminates Passwords
News  |  3/17/2015  | 
Microsoft is bringing more personalization and security features to Windows 10, including biometric authentication to unlock a device.
Clinton Email Fail: Worst Government Security Flubs
Slideshows  |  3/17/2015  | 
Hillary Clinton isn't the first politician to have committed a data compliance faux pas when it comes to email. CIOs, compliance departments, and privacy officers would do well to learn from the mistakes of those who screwed up before her.
Nintendo Mobile Gamble Might Kill 3DS, Save The Company
News  |  3/17/2015  | 
Nintendo is moving full speed into gaming on smartphones and tablets. It's a great move, but it comes with big risk to its existing hardware products.
Microsoft: Internet Explorer Is, Mostly, Dead
News  |  3/17/2015  | 
Microsoft is killing the Internet Explorer brand in favor of Project Spartan in Windows 10.
IT Should Get Naked
Commentary  |  3/17/2015  | 
To drive real change, IT must shed its invisibility and engage with the organization’s politics and culture.
Google Play Store Apps Draw New Scrutiny
News  |  3/17/2015  | 
Google is now closely monitoring apps in the Play Store. In addition, the company is providing app ratings in order to protect users.
Microsoft Cloud-First Push Shines In CRM, Lags In ERP
Commentary  |  3/17/2015  | 
Microsoft's Dynamics CRM Online business is growing quickly, but Dynamics AX Online is still stuck at the gate. What's the holdup?
Microsoft Promises Potent Azure IoT Suite
News  |  3/17/2015  | 
Microsoft says its data services and hyper-scale cloud will conquer Internet-of-things apps including monitoring, asset-management, and predictive maintenance. Look out IBM, Intel, SAP, and GE.
IBM, Twitter Offerings Yield Business Results
News  |  3/17/2015  | 
Big Blue's partnership with Twitter underscores the business value of social media. IBM is suggesting that if you look, you can see the impact of tweets on your bottom line.
Smartphone OS: A 22-Year History
Slideshows  |  3/16/2015  | 
Join us on the following pages as we explore some of the most influential smartphone companies and their operating systems. You'll learn just how far we've come since the first smartphone was released a mere 22 years ago.
Microsoft Office Delve Learns From You
News  |  3/16/2015  | 
Microsoft’s Office Delve, its new Office 365 productivity and collaboration program, got a few key updates, and you might be able to test them out.
AeroMobil Self-Flying Car Previews At SXSW
Commentary  |  3/16/2015  | 
AeroMobil has introduced a flying car, and soon the car will fly itself. The company detailed its plans at SXSW.
Microsoft CEO Nadella: We're Building Systems Of Intelligence
News  |  3/16/2015  | 
Microsoft and CEO Satya Nadella are looking beyond Dynamics to focus on empowering individuals, businesses, and industries with new technologies. Those are the themes at this year's Convergence show.
Interop Radio: Social Media, Surveys & IT Pros
Commentary  |  3/16/2015  | 
Join us at 3 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 17 for Interop Radio: Why Social Media and Survey Technologies are Relevant to IT Pros
Splunk Light Vs. Alternatives: Cost, Functionality Compared
Commentary  |  3/16/2015  | 
Splunk Light offers a new option for companies to apply data analytics to IT operations. Here's how it stacks up against Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Cloud, and emerging open-source and commercial rivals.
BlackBerry, Samsung SecuTablet Offers Security For Business, Government Data
Commentary  |  3/16/2015  | 
The SecuTablet is a Samsung Galaxy Tab S that's secured for governments and businesses by BlackBerry's Secusmart service.
Open Compute: More Financial Services Firms Jump In
News  |  3/16/2015  | 
JPMorgan Chase, Capital One, and B of A are joining Goldman Sachs and Fidelity backing the open-source hardware movement.
Comic: Data-Driven Decisions
Commentary  |  3/16/2015  | 
Data-driven decisions are great, but can they go too far? Is there still room for gut feelings? A comic look at the decisions we make.
SAP Cuts Data Visualization Cost, Unites Predictive Suite
News  |  3/16/2015  | 
SAP Lumira Edge brings "affordable" data visualization to small- and mid-sized companies. Predictive Analytics 2.0 unites experts and business users.
iPhone, NXP Advances Pushing NFC Mainstream
Commentary  |  3/16/2015  | 
Thanks to new technology from NXP, as well as Apple including NFC technology in the iPhone 6, mobile payments are going to be huge. Here's what that future looked like at MWC 2015.
Twilio: Connecting Enterprise Telecom To The Cloud
News  |  3/16/2015  | 
A new service aims to simplify the connection of enterprise communications services to the cloud. Will software transform your telecommunications services?
10 Sweet Job Perks In Tech
Slideshows  |  3/15/2015  | 
Free snacks are yesterday's news. Now tech companies offer $10,000 office decoration budgets and helicopter rides. Here's a look at what Google, Pinterest, Airbnb, Facebook, and others offer employees.
Tim Cook Offered Liver To Steve Jobs, Bio Reveals
News  |  3/15/2015  | 
A new biography on Steve Jobs reveals that the former Apple CEO rejected Tim Cook's offer of a life-saving gift, namely his liver.
Microsoft Convergence 2015: More Change Ahead
News  |  3/14/2015  | 
Microsoft's business technology conference will undergo some fundamental changes, kick-started and driven by CEO Satya Nadella.
Pi Day: Celebrating The Math Gods Who Made IT Possible
Slideshows  |  3/14/2015  | 
A celebration of math and IT in honor of Pi of the Century Day.
Video: Apple Watch, Apple Gadget Fantasies
Commentary  |  3/13/2015  | 
This Week In 60 Seconds clocks in on the Apple Watch and suggests other products we would’ve liked to see from Cupertino.
Microsoft Cortana Coming To iOS, Android, Report Claims
News  |  3/13/2015  | 
An artificial intelligence project entitled "Einstein" will enhance Microsoft's Cortana to compete with Apple's Siri on iOS and Google's Android.
10 Apple Watch Apps: Which Ones Will You Use?
Slideshows  |  3/13/2015  | 
Apple is trying to find a compelling reason for you to buy the Apple Watch. Would these apps do the trick?
iOS 8.3 Beta: A Shift In Apple's Testing Strategy?
Commentary  |  3/13/2015  | 
For the first time, Apple is allowing people other than developers to try a pre-release version of iOS. Is the iOS 8.3 beta a shift for the company?
Twitter, Anonymous, Curt Schilling: Policing The Internet Frontier
Commentary  |  3/13/2015  | 
Vigilante justice on the Internet is doing some good, but it also has a scary side. Here's a look at how Twitter, Curt Schilling, and Anonymous are changing Silicon Valley.
Artificial Leaf Might Be Key to Reversing Climate Change
Commentary  |  3/13/2015  | 
A new invention from CalTech could help reverse the effects of climate change.
Net Neutrality: Enjoy The Pause Before The Fight
News  |  3/13/2015  | 
With the official release of the FCC's Open Internet Order, opponents -- including politicians in the US and abroad, as well as telecommunications carriers -- are expected to launch a protracted fight.
Microsoft Leads Open Switch Software Effort
News  |  3/13/2015  | 
Microsoft is working on a project to produce a programmable interface for Open Compute switches, coming later this year.
4 Data-Driven Predictions For IT Innovation
Commentary  |  3/12/2015  | 
Data from the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100 companies shows how these digital innovators are using analytics and cloud, and where they could miss the boat.
Windows Looks To Gain In Sluggish Tablet Market, IDC Finds
News  |  3/12/2015  | 
Android will dominate iOS and Windows in a sluggish tablet market over the next five years. However, Microsoft is expected to grow its marketshare.
Apple Watch Meets Salesforce Enterprise Apps
News  |  3/12/2015  | 
Salesforce is among the first enterprise application vendors to offer Apple Watch apps. Here's how watch apps differ from phone apps.
Google Chromebook Pixel Turns To USB Type-C
Commentary  |  3/12/2015  | 
The second generation of Google's Chromebook Pixel laptop series keeps the aluminum design, improves battery life, and adopts USB Type-C for fast charging.
'Wave 2' Wireless Deployments Power Education In Houston
Commentary  |  3/12/2015  | 
In Houston, "Wave 2" wireless networking deployments are helping one community college revamp how students and faculty view education, especially with video.
IBM Watson: 10 New Jobs For Cognitive Computing
Slideshows  |  3/12/2015  | 
IBM Watson is adding language-processing, image-recognition, and reasoning services to power these 10 breakthrough applications that scale up human-like analysis.
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