Tech Titans: Midyear Report Card
Amazon, Google, and other major tech players went on a shopping spree in the first half of 2014. Here's a look at who won, who lost, and why -- along with a peek ahead.
Chef Finds Docker A Close Fit
Chef, a leading open-source configuration system, finds Docker's Linux containers fit into its workflow and aid DevOps-oriented operations.
Microsoft Pushes Partners To Cloud
At its Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft urged partners to focus on cloud services and revealed new programs and resources to help them transition.
IT Salary Survey 2014: Insurance
Insurance IT salaries are flat, but demand and compensation are highest for people with experience in social media, mobile, analytics, and cloud, according to InformationWeek's 2014 US IT Salary Survey.
Chipmaking Spending Boom Coming
Spurred by improved economy and optimism over Internet of Things and wearable devices, semiconductor industry forecasts two years of growth.
Apple Invites FTC To Probe Google
Facing regulatory scrutiny over in-app purchasing, Apple appears eager to make room for Google under the Federal Trade Commission's microscope.
5 Steps To Storm-Proof Your Data
With proper preparation, cloud-based disaster recovery will enable your organization to weather the season of storms and power outages.
Isis Flees Brand Tainted By Terror
There's no such thing as bad publicity, unless the publicity is really bad. Just ask the mobile payments service formerly known as Isis.
How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
Big Data: No Hoarding Allowed
The best insights come from data you've just collected, not the musty bits you've saved for years, argues SumAll's CEO.
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.
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.