Microsoft Azure Outage Explanation Doesn't Soothe
Microsoft leader's post mortem on Azure cloud outage cites a human error factor, but leaves other questions unanswered. Does this remind you of how Amazon played its earlier lightning strike incident?
Skills Shortage? Quit Whining
If "people are our most important resource," why do most employers expect this precious asset to show up gift wrapped?
3 IT Trends At World-Class Banks
To optimize global opportunities, banks must strive for standardization, tackle customer experience from the top down, and move beyond traditional IT outsourcing.
5 Keys To U.S. National Mobility Strategy
Security, device support, and applications development are tough issues that agency CIOs must address as they hurry to put smartphones and tablets into more employees' hands.
HTC One Smartphones Debut At MWC 2012
HTC One series of Android 4.0 smartphones includes high-end
camera components and sound from Beats Audio. Check out our video coverage, from Mobile World Congress 2012.
Intel Shows Mobile Roadmap
Intel said it has more partners lined up to sell Intel-based smartphones, and plans a series of powerful chips that will smash through Moore's law.
Android's Success: By The Numbers
Google's Android boss bragged about the platform's incredible success: Think 300 million devices, with 850,000 new devices activated daily.
Dell: 'We're Not Really A PC Company Anymore'
Dell evolving its business away from a reliance on PC shipments toward supplying high-end servers, appliances, and rack-mount virtualization packages for the enterprise data center.
SF Symphony CIO: Facebook Or Tweet From Your Seat
On the third episode of Valley View, hosts David Berlind and Fritz Nelson interview San Francisco Symphony CIO Michael Skaff about how he's keeping one of the City's leading non-profit organizations on the bleeding edge.
4 Ways SMBs Can Score With Gamification
Small and midsize businesses are well-positioned to take advantage of gamification. Here's some expert advice on how to use the growing trend to get closer to your customers.
MWC 2012: Waterproof Your Smartphones, Tablets
Your silicone bumper won't help if your smartphone falls into a hot tub or sink. Check out these state-of-the-art coatings for phones, tablets, and even laptops, fresh from Mobile World Congress.
Skype App Comes To Windows Phone
Microsoft’s VoIP app is optimized for Windows Phone 7.5 Mango smarpthones, including Nokia’s Lumia line and Samsung Focus devices.
TelyHD Brings Skype To Your TV
Android-based TelyHD connects your TV to the Internet to enable Skype video calling, photo sharing, and other features.
Why Google Plus Is Better For Business
Google social and mobile global marketing director Rikard Steiber comes to the set of InformationWeek's Valley View to explain why businesses should use Google Plus to engage their customers.
Apple Takes Chomp
Search company acquisition will help Apple's customers more easily find the mobile apps they need.
How To Escape Consumer IT Hell
Those smartphones and tablets are wonderful, except when they're not. Instead of telling employees they're on their own, IT must bone up on consumer tech support.
Air Force Says 'Nyet' to iPad2
The U.S. Air Force is pulling back an order of thousands of iPads. Is it because the plan includes software written by a Russian?