Java: 7 Powerful Features For The Future
Java, unleashed in 1991, has become one of the world's most-used programming languages. Here are seven key features that will keep it viable in a world of supercomputing, Big Data, and the Internet of Things.
10 Must-Have Mac OS X Apps
Apple may have some work to do to restore its reputation for software, but third-party developers have got the company's back.
Is Cortana Microsoft's Equalizer With Google?
While Microsoft is positioning Cortana as a digital assistant, it could also filter search results to Bing, giving Redmond a new edge against Google in the lucrative search market.
Online Security: How The Experts Keep Safe
Google researchers have compared the security practices of experts to non-experts, and identified several ways that typical Internet users can improve their online security.
VDI Prepares Sussex County, NJ, For Anything
Sussex County, NJ, built a cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure for a mobile workforce. The project earned the organization a spot in the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100.
Sony Drone Venture Targets IoT
By entering the drone business in a joint venture with Aerosense, Sony aims to expand its involvement with cloud services and the Internet of Things.
Google Tests Buy Button In Mobile Search Ads
Google isn't alone in its effort to deck the Web with buy buttons. Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter have been testing buy buttons, too. Social networking is nice, but advertising and revenue are nicer still.
BYOD Slowdown Could Hurt Tablet Sales
As tablet sales slow, enterprises are cooling to the idea of allowing employees to bring their own devices to work, according to two recent reports. Are the trends related?
Google Proposes Open Source Beacons
Google's Eddystone protocol aims to make beacons more flexible and open, and to compete with Apple's iBeacon in what is still a nascent market.