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Google Apps Refines Collaboration Tools
News  |  9/2/2015  | 
Updates to Google Apps offer a way to track recent document changes and content creation assistance driven by machine learning.
Acer Convertible Chromebook, Smartphones Debut At IFA
News  |  9/2/2015  | 
In addition to its new convertible Chromebook and numerous smartphones, Acer updated its Aspire notebooks and released a tablet targeted at gamers at the 2015 IFA show in Berlin.
VMware's Stealth Strategy: Gain Public Cloud Revenues
News  |  9/2/2015  | 
VMware thinks it's gained more ground in the public cloud market than analysts realize; it won't be pushed out by Amazon.
Containers 101: 10 Terms To Know
Slideshows  |  9/2/2015  | 
Application containers have been around for a while in the Linux world, but now Microsoft is moving them into the mainstream. Here's what you need to know about this evolution of server virtualization.
Google Logo Gets Mobile Makeover
News  |  9/2/2015  | 
Google has swapped out its old logo in favor of a simpler design optimized for a broader range of devices.
Google's Nest Thermostat Gets Redesign
News  |  9/1/2015  | 
The updated Google Nest thermostat can now sense your presence from across the room.
VMware Goes All-In On Containers
News  |  9/1/2015  | 
New VMware products elevate containers from an afterthought to a primary vehicle for application delivery.
Apple, Cisco Team On iOS For Businesses
News  |  9/1/2015  | 
In a nod to Apple's growth among enterprise users, the two companies have entered a partnership to ensure Cisco products work well with iOS devices.
Android Wear For iOS Launches
News  |  8/31/2015  | 
iPhone owners can now interact with Android Wear devices.
VMware Advances Hybrid Cloud At VMworld
News  |  8/31/2015  | 
VMware opens its VMworld event with additions to its vCloud Air public cloud, ties into the virtualized data center, and other enhancements.
Google OnHub Router: My First 24 Hours
Slideshows  |  8/31/2015  | 
Google's OnHub is a router for people who don't want to deal with routers. Here's what it looks like, inside and out.
9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
Slideshows  |  8/30/2015  | 
The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
OpenStack Now Offers 3 Ways To Deploy Containers
News  |  8/28/2015  | 
OpenStack's Magnum Project will give cloud users the ability to deploy Docker containers in virtual machines, on bare metal, or in other containers.
Velostrata Hybrid Offers Public Cloud Compute, On-Premises Data
News  |  8/28/2015  | 
Velostrata emerges from stealth to showcase its hybrid cloud that keeps enterprise data behind the firewall while leveraging the public cloud's power for compute.
Google Unleashes Container Engine For Docker Workloads
News  |  8/27/2015  | 
The Google Compute Cloud has gained a service for launching Docker containers and managing their lifecycles.
VMware Fusion 8 Supports Windows 10, El Capitan
Commentary  |  8/26/2015  | 
VMware's Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro virtualization software versions support both Microsoft's Windows 10 and Apple's upcoming El Capitan version of Mac OS X.
Modern Data Centers: How We'll Get There
Modern Data Centers: How We'll Get There
InformationWeek Videos  |  8/26/2015  | 
Chris Murphy (left), former InformationWeek editor, discusses how enterprises can future-proof their data centers. The other participants are (from left), VMWare's Bill Fathers, Boeing's Mike Stothers, and eBay's Sri Shivananda -- all attending the InformationWeek Conference 2015.
Intel Invests $20M In Big Data Specialist BlueData
News  |  8/26/2015  | 
Intel is leading a $20 million investment in BlueData as a way to speed deployments of big data systems among more users.
Robots, Humans Will Work Side By Side, Forrester Says
News  |  8/26/2015  | 
Automation will create jobs and destroy them, transforming work along the way. Unfortunately for humans, research firm Forrester anticipates more jobs being lost than being created in the next decade.
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Enters Preview
News  |  8/25/2015  | 
Microsoft's SharePoint Server 2016 is ready for preview, along with a new cloud hybrid search service for SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016.
Salesforce Polishes Its CRM Interface With Lightning
News  |  8/25/2015  | 
Salesforce is delivering a cleaner, more elegant look for its desktop CRM applications by using its mobile platform's Lightning components.
MasterCard Hackathons Combine Community, Commerce
News  |  8/25/2015  | 
MasterCard sees coding contests as a way to engage with developers and to promote its payment technology, all with an eye toward corporate social responsibility.
Intel Backs OpenStack Firm Mirantis With $100M Investment
News  |  8/25/2015  | 
With $100 million in capital, Intel is leading a group of investors interested in backing Mirantis' efforts to expand the adoption of enterprise OpenStack clouds.
CoreOS Adds Intel Container Security To Rocket
News  |  8/24/2015  | 
CoreOS builds greater security and speed into Rocket containers with Intel's hypervisor-based, yet speedy, Clear Containers isolation layer.
Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
News  |  8/24/2015  | 
Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Slideshows  |  8/23/2015  | 
Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
Amazon IT Services: No Longer An Oxymoron
Commentary  |  8/21/2015  | 
AWS is showing increasing sophistication when it comes to displacing other IT software and service suppliers, TBR analyst says.
Drones Need Geo-Fencing, Says Sen. Schumer
News  |  8/21/2015  | 
Senator Charles Schumer is proposing a new FAA amendment as government officials seek more ways to keep drones under control.
Office 365 Tops Business Cloud Apps, Study Finds
News  |  8/20/2015  | 
Microsoft Office 365 is the most frequently deployed business app across the globe, according to a report that studied 4,000 of-the-shelf cloud-based products.
MapR Distribution Available Through AWS Marketplace
News  |  8/20/2015  | 
MapR is looking to use AWS to help get its Distribution 5.0 service into the hands of more customers through the cloud.
Google Loses Data: Who Says Lightning Never Strikes Twice?
News  |  8/20/2015  | 
In a four-strike incident, power to Google Compute Cloud disks in Ghislain, Belgium, gets interupted and data writes are lost.
Windows Server 2016 Will Run Docker Engine
News  |  8/20/2015  | 
Microsoft and Docker have collaborated to produce a version of Docker Engine that formats containers to run on a Windows Server 2016 host.
Intel Developer Forum: Spiders, Flying Sharks, And Drones
Slideshows  |  8/20/2015  | 
The future may be unwritten, but we have pictures.
Google’s OnHub Router Promises Easier WiFi
News  |  8/19/2015  | 
With OnHub, Google hopes to simplify home networking, to encourage interest in IoT devices.
Intel CEO Sees A Bright Future For IoT, Developers
News  |  8/19/2015  | 
Tiny computers, real-time depth sensing, and breakthrough memory technology are among the innovations featured at this year's Intel Developer Forum. CEO Brian Krzanich detailed how connected devices will change the way we all do business.
Netflix Completes Its Cloud Journey
Commentary  |  8/18/2015  | 
By the end of the summer, Netflix will close its last data center and move its entire streaming service to the cloud with help from AWS. It's a lesson for companies large and small.
IBM's LinuxONE Mainframe: What's Old Is New Again
Commentary  |  8/18/2015  | 
Linux on a mainframe is not a new idea. Red Hat and SUSE are already there. Linux on an affordable mainframe is the new idea.
Amazon Report: How Bezos Should Respond
News  |  8/18/2015  | 
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said he doesn't see the dystopian workplace described in a New York Times exposé. That doesn't mean it's not there. Let Amazon be judged by how it treats the least among its workers.
10 Most Popular CRM Apps
News  |  8/17/2015  | 
A Gartner subsidiary, Software Advice, has developed a rating system that shows the popularity of CRM applications. See which services made the Top 10.
Linux Foundation Funds NTP's 'Father Time'
News  |  8/17/2015  | 
The Network Time Protocol will keep Harlan Stenn, its chief maintainer, working for another year. But the 12-month commitment, as well as other funding decisions, raises the question of whether the Linux Foundation is hedging its bets on NTP.
Keyless Security Not So Secure
News  |  8/14/2015  | 
A suppressed security paper shines a light on the shortcomings of the cryptography used to protect keyless vehicle access systems.
Red Hat Satellite 6.1 Plays Well With Linux Containers
News  |  8/14/2015  | 
Red Hat's Satellite systems management product adds Linux containers, virtual machines, and RHEL servers to its target systems.
Google Chromebooks Pitched For Work, Again
News  |  8/14/2015  | 
Chromebooks have found fans in education. And now, with Dell's Chromebook 13, businesses have reason to reconsider Chrome OS in the workplace.
Google Spins Niantic Labs Out Of Alphabet
News  |  8/13/2015  | 
There's no "N" in Google's new alphabet, as the company spins off Niantic Labs, the gaming and travel apps developer, into an independent company.
Google Adds Big Data Services To Cloud Platform
News  |  8/13/2015  | 
Google brings its own Cloud Dataflow and Cloud Pub/Sub big data services to Compute Engine and App Engine.
IBM Watson: Your Fantasy Football Secret Weapon
News  |  8/13/2015  | 
IBM Watson is opening its big data analytics ecosystem to new ideas and businesses, including a new way to help you win your fantasy football league.
10 Google Milestones: From Stanford Dorm To Alphabet
Slideshows  |  8/13/2015  | 
In the last 25 years, Google has staked out its position as one of the world's preeminent technology companies by almost single-handedly creating Web searching as we know it. Here's a look at 10 key moments, from its inception at Stanford to this week's Alphabet restructuring.
Docker Applies Secure Key Model On Code Handling
News  |  8/12/2015  | 
Docker 1.8, now available, adds TUF security specification to its image updates to defend against unverified code.
BDAS Analytics Suite Blends Big Data With HR
News  |  8/12/2015  | 
A new analytics suite from Broadbean called BDAS looks to use big data to help HR and recruiters hire the best talent for companies.
7 Worst Cloud Compliance Nightmares
Slideshows  |  8/12/2015  | 
Compliance is difficult in any situation, and cloud computing makes it even more complicated. Check out these worst-case compliance scenarios and how to avoid them.
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