Massachusetts Invests In Big Data Innovation
State provides $3 million to launch Massachusetts Open Cloud Project, a university-industry partnership to build a new public cloud computing infrastructure for big data researchers, innovators.
IT Service Management Must Evolve
The idea of technology being delivered as a service appeals to the 409 IT pros responding to our Service-Oriented IT Survey. But cloud providers are competing for that work, and CIOs are being selective.
Physicians Find Security In The Cloud
Healthcare practices are increasingly partnering with trusted cloud service providers to provide enhanced data security along with improved efficiency of IT operations.
AOL Adds 'Native' Mobile Ads
AOL Platforms aims to give advertisers better results, but some critics object to the editorial-like appearance of native ads.
Microsoft Earnings: 6 Questions
Microsoft has been on fire lately, but new CEO Satya Nadella will face questions during Thursday's earnings announcement about Windows XP, Nokia, Surface, and other trouble spots.
IT Control Is An Illusion
With all due respect to GM's Randy Mott, doing most IT work in-house and outside the cloud isn't a winning strategy.
ADP Touts New Talent War Weapon
ADP adds compensation management to its cloud-based Workforce Now app for midsized firms. Are pay-for-performance cultures crucial as Baby Boomers retire?
8 Gadgets For The High-Tech Home
Meet George Jetson: From wireless door locks to scales that measure more than weight, these connected devices take your domicile digital.
Wearables, Drones Scare Americans
Google has some public relations to do. People remain wary of tech breakthroughs including care-giving robots and drones, Pew research finds.
Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point
If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job.
Red Hat Touts Linux Containers For Cloud
Red Hat teams with Docker, urges developers to consider Linux-based containers as a lightweight alternative to virtual machine files for moving workloads to the cloud.
Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
Microsoft's new tools aim to serve all users -- not just data scientists -- extracting insight from big data sets and the Internet of Things.
Square Raids Amazon For Lead Engineer
Square hires Alyssa Henry, VP of storage services for Amazon Web Services, in latest move to build staff with executives from prominent web and Silicon Valley firms.