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IT Spending Reports Show A Tech Market In Transition
News  |  6/30/2015  | 
Gartner is predicting that worldwide spending on information technology will decline 5.5%, while Forrester has revised its US tech market projections down slightly.
Google Says Yelp-Backed Study Is Flawed
News  |  6/30/2015  | 
Conflicting claims fly as European antitrust officials await a response to objections from Google.
IBM Makes Lake George World's Smartest Lake
News  |  6/30/2015  | 
Over 60 researchers, including ones from IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic, are turning Lake George into a sea of sensors.
Google's Android Appeal Rejected by Supreme Court
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
Oracle's copyright lawsuit against Google over Android now returns to a lower court.
Linux Foundation Funds Internet Security Advances
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative has selected three security-oriented projects to receive a total of $500,000 in funding.
Art Plus Technology Keeps Kids Out Of Prison
Commentary  |  6/25/2015  | 
When artists and courts come together to keep kids out of prison, data privacy is a key concern. The Young New Yorkers group uses Wall Street tools to solve the problem.
Self-Driving Cars Ripe For Global Platform War
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Two distinct views of self-driving cars will be difficult to reconcile.
iOS 9, Android M Place New Focus On Security, Privacy
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Google and Apple have publicly challenged calls from law enforcement agencies to weaken encryption on consumer devices. In turn, iOS 9 and Android M will sport a string of new security and privacy features for users.
Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
News  |  6/23/2015  | 
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
Apple May Remove Lines, Clean Up iPhone Design
Commentary  |  6/22/2015  | 
Apple has patented a way to make the plastic lines on the back of the iPhone disappear for good.
IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
News  |  6/22/2015  | 
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
FCC: Subsidize Rural Broadband, Block Robocalls
News  |  6/19/2015  | 
The FCC voted 3-2 to extend and reform a program that would help low-income Americans gain access to the Web through subsidies. The commission is also allowing customers to block spam and robocalls.
What $100 Million AT&T Fine Says About The FCC
Commentary  |  6/18/2015  | 
The FCC's bruising attacks on broadband companies show its strong focus on consumers. The $100 million fine against AT&T is just the latest in this fight.
EFF Data Privacy Report Praises Apple, Slams AT&T
News  |  6/18/2015  | 
In the Electronic Frontier Foundation's fifth annual report, Apple gets high marks for protecting privacy, while WhatsApp and AT&T land at the bottom.
OPM Breach Offers Tough Lessons For CIOs
Commentary  |  6/17/2015  | 
While your enterprise may have a chief information security officer and a robust data governance department, CIOs and IT organizations are the ones on the front lines of protecting enterprise data. What lessons can we draw from the OPM breach?
3D Printing Robot Will Build An Entire Bridge
News  |  6/16/2015  | 
In a move that takes 3D printers into the real world, a 3D printing robot will make a bridge over a canal in Amsterdam.
Adobe Upgrades Creative Cloud Apps, Launches Stock
News  |  6/16/2015  | 
Adobe's major Creative Cloud update stretches across 15 applications and includes new tools for iOS and Android users.
Google GCP Customers Sungard, PwC Share Use Cases
News  |  6/14/2015  | 
At the Google Next event in New York City, executives from Sungard and PwC talked about how they're applying the company's cloud platform to meet enterprise-scale big data needs.
Facebook Infer Bug Detection Tool Is Now Open Source
News  |  6/12/2015  | 
For Facebook, open-sourcing Infer represents a gesture of goodwill toward the developer community and advances the eventual goal of automated software verification. Doing so should also lead to improvements in Infer through external contributions.
Net Neutrality Takes Effect As Court Denies Stay
News  |  6/12/2015  | 
Score one for supporters of net neutrality as a US appeals court denies USTelecom's request to stay implementation of the Open Internet Order.
Google’s Sidewalk Labs: Exploring Better City Living
News  |  6/11/2015  | 
Sidewalk Labs will help lay the foundation for real-time oversight of civic activities and resources through sensors, software, and ubiquitous connectivity. It will be Google's path to smart city projects.
Winning The War: The Evolution Of Cybercrime
Commentary  |  6/11/2015  | 
It's no longer acceptable for businesses to play the victim when cybercrime strikes. Companies of all sizes must take action.
AI Creates Jobs: Study
News  |  6/11/2015  | 
For knowledge workers, whose jobs consist of many tasks, the automation of a single task frees them to focus on other responsibilities. A survey of business leaders finds enthusiasm for AI as a creator of jobs and a way to deal with data.
Mobile Computing In Essex County: Work Is Something You Do, Not Somewhere You Go
Commentary  |  6/10/2015  | 
Interop London speaker Will Fensom, Head of Architecture, Security, and Configuration Management for Essex County Council, talks about his strategy.
Apple's Siri Takes On Google Now
News  |  6/10/2015  | 
In iOS 9, Apple's personal assistant will be become proactive about notifications.
Apple's Swift Programming Language Goes Open Source This Fall
News  |  6/9/2015  | 
The open sourcing of Swift demonstrates Apple's pragmatism, but should not be construed as a broad embrace of openness.
Data Privacy Playbook For Wearables And IoT
Commentary  |  6/8/2015  | 
Wearables and the Internet of Things raise significant consumer privacy issues that you need to prepare for now. We outline the key concerns with a primer on how to get your organization ready.
10 Smartphone Apps You Can Talk To
Slideshows  |  6/8/2015  | 
Voice recognition may finally get the recognition it deserves.
Federal Data Breach: 10 Things We Wish Were Hacked Instead
Commentary  |  6/7/2015  | 
Breaches will happen. But why attack regular people? Isn't there more interesting data to breach?
Dropbox Adds Business Features
News  |  6/5/2015  | 
With administrative, integration, and security enhancements, Dropbox for Business is aiming for greater corporate acceptance.
RFID Chips In Windshields: Simple Way To Catch Bad Guys
News  |  6/5/2015  | 
A simple, smart use of RFID represents a significant breakthrough in fighting fraud and crime.
Usability: The Road To Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  6/5/2015  | 
"Going digital" is pointless if your digital products don't resonate with users.
Apple Watch Pays For Itself
Commentary  |  6/3/2015  | 
Or the Apple Watch would if time were truly money.
Google Play Ban Challenged By App Maker Disconnect
News  |  6/3/2015  | 
The dispute raises an important question for individuals and businesses: Who controls the software on mobile devices?
Cloud Market Finds A Home In Michigan County
Commentary  |  6/2/2015  | 
Oakland County, Mich., has been providing services to towns for years. Now it's expanding its services through a new government cloud marketplace.
Android M Adds Enterprise Features
News  |  6/2/2015  | 
IT administrators will find plenty to like in the next version of Android.
Google Centralizes Security, Privacy For Web, Android Users
News  |  6/1/2015  | 
Google's new account hub, for users of its Web services and Android smartphones, gives IT organizations a new tool to improve employee awareness of security and privacy.
FedRAMP: Sure-Fire Path To Acquisition In The Cloud Market
News  |  6/1/2015  | 
Little known Virtustream, Autonomic Resources, and Carpathia had one thing in common -- FedRAMP certifications. This helped when it came to acquisitions.
Google I/O 2015: 9 Things We Loved
Slideshows  |  5/29/2015  | 
Google Photos, for all its mass appeal, is less interesting than Google's more ambitious work. Get ready for touch-aware clothes and gesture-sensing devices.
Google Details Android M, VR, IoT, And Unlimited Photos
News  |  5/28/2015  | 
Google used the opening day of its I/O 2015 developer conference to offer details about the next version of Android, what it has planned for virtual reality and the Internet of Things, and free unlimited photos.
Ads Built By Algorithm
News  |  5/28/2015  | 
Persado contends its machine learning system can produce better direct response ads than human ad copywriter.
DoJ Argues Against Google's Java Appeal
News  |  5/27/2015  | 
The Solicitor General advises the Supreme Court to reject Google's petition to have its copyright infringement loss to Oracle reviewed.
Google I/O: 10 Things We Expect To See
News  |  5/27/2015  | 
Expect a demonstration of the next version of Android, along with a standalone photo-sharing service and a new iteration of Chromecast.
APIs Are Eating The World
Commentary  |  5/26/2015  | 
The ability to deploy IT services rapidly and reliably has transformed the nature of business.
Android Factory Reset Leaves Your Data Exposed: Study
News  |  5/25/2015  | 
Flaws in Google’s Android operating system mean the factory-reset option is unlikely to permanently wipe all your data -- or master token -- from the device.
How Military Tech Changed IT: A Memorial Day Retrospective
Slideshows  |  5/25/2015  | 
In honor of Memorial Day, we laud the IT technology the military helped develop.
PayPal Pivots From Platform To 'Operating System'
News  |  5/21/2015  | 
As it prepares for independence from eBay, PayPal is trying to redefine itself as something more than a payment company.
NASA Technology Roadmap: A Heavenly Guide For IT And CIOs
Slideshows  |  5/21/2015  | 
NASA's Technology Roadmap for 2015-2035 gives hints about the future of IT in your enterprise. Here's how space is changing big data, supercomputing, and other technologies.
NSA Wanted To Hack Google App Store, Infect Android Phones
Commentary  |  5/21/2015  | 
The NSA and its Five Eyes allies researched a man-in-the-middle attack to infect Android smartphone users by hacking Google's App Store. It's the last revelation from Edward Snowden.
Google Maps Slur Forces Company To Apologize
News  |  5/21/2015  | 
While Google's mapping technology can make everyday life much easier for many -- especially during Memorial Day weekend -- users' ability to edit search terms with Map Maker can cause problems.
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