6 Google Play Rule Changes
Google tightens app store rules for developers to improve Android app security, integrity, and quality.
Google Wins In Amazon Cloud Price Battle
Let's put this week's cloud price cuts in context. Cash-rich Google has made it harder for Amazon to profit on AWS. Whether or not Google steals a ton of AWS customers, Google wins.
Office for iPad: Microsoft Shifts Strategy
After years of anticipation, Microsoft Office for iPad arrives -- and it's just the beginning of a new push toward apps across all mobile devices, says new CEO Satya Nadella.
Google Turns Up The Heat On Amazon
Google cloud architect Urs Holzle has a plan for more robust cloud services to compete with Amazon Web Services. But Google's cloud to-do list remains long.
HTC One: Sleek Design, Novel Camera
HTC's updated One smartphone delivers a stunning design with an all-metal skin, 5-inch display, and powerful camera. Where does that leave Samsung and Apple?
Windows XP Game Over: 9 Upgrade Options
Some of you don't want to say goodbye to Windows XP any more than you wanted to retire the Atari. But support ends on April 8: We break down your best upgrade options.
Cisco's Cloud Plan For Internet Of Things
Cisco's $1 billion cloud investment is not about competing with Amazon, Google, or Rackspace to supply general-purpose IaaS. Cisco and its partners will offer a global chain of datacenters to serve as a backbone for the Internet of Things.
CIO's Real Boss: The Customer
As customers become more engaged with business through mobile and social, the CIO must help nurture that relationship.
Mainframe Brain Drain? Not In Heart Of Texas
The computer science department at Texas State University still offers a full course in COBOL programming, in part to help students differentiate themselves on the job market.
The Corruption Of Agile Development
What was intended as a set of personal practices has become a doctrine. And despite the mainstream adoption of Agile, the loss of its original intent has undermined its effectiveness.