Windows 8.1 Multitasking: 5 Tips
To multitask in Windows 8, you had to jump between drastically different UIs. But Windows 8.1 changes that: Get more productive using these tips.
Don't Set The CISO Up To Fail
More healthcare organizations are hiring CISOs -- a good thing. But bad management structure, insufficient resources, and poor understanding of risks often doom these newly appointed security executives.
UN Studies Social Data For Global Pulse
United Nations' Global Pulse initiative partners with social data provider DataSift to analyze worldwide opinions on vaccinations, poverty, and other humanitarian topics.
Too Old To Earn Big In IT?
If you're feeling like your IT career has passed its 'sell by' date, you're not alone, according to the results of our latest flash poll.
Robots Rising: 7 Real-Life Roles
Today's robots feature improved components and capabilities that take them out of labs and into oceans, hospitals -- perhaps even your workplace. Take a closer look.
10 Ways Google Must Improve Android
Google's upcoming Android "L" version introduces improvements including Android for Work and stronger app security. But Google still has plenty of gaps to fill.
Let's Experiment On Facebook
Facebook angered lots of people with its experiments to manipulate users’ moods. What might happen if 800 million users decide to return the favor?
Google's API Riddle
Google services are everywhere -- but the company's lack of long-term commitment to products and APIs make it tough to know which ones to include in new apps.
Moore's Law In Triage
Are we reaching the limits of our ability to keep making smaller, faster chips? The world's smartest engineers gather in San Francisco to discuss how to keep Moore's Law alive.
Windows XP Stayin' Alive
Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP, but 25% of PC users still use it today -- twice as many as use Windows 8 and 8.1.
Databricks Spark Plans: Big Data Q&A
Databricks has a bold vision -- based on Apache Spark -- to become big data's epicenter of analysis. Executives Ion Stoica and Arsalan Tavakoli discuss the details and how Google Cloud Dataflow compares.
Data Scientist Role: How Will It Evolve?
As mainstream industries such as retail increasingly adopt big data initiatives, the roles of data scientists and other data professionals will change during the next few years. Here's a peek.