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Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
New mapping service aims to improve accuracy of Maps data.
5 Big Data Trends Government IT Can't Ignore
Commentary  |  10/22/2014  | 
Government IT leaders must stop sitting on the big data sidelines, waiting to make a play.
Jive Improves Its Cloud Apps Game
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
Jive's Fall cloud releases include connectors for Google Docs and Outlook Online, plus collaboration tools for mobile devices and new features for community managers.
Apple's Mac Surge: 4 Observations
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
Apple's record-breaking Mac sales last quarter were a surprise -- but 2015 could be even bigger.
Illumio Takes New Cloud, Data Center Security Approach
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
Security startup Illumio has launched a granular scheme based on individual workloads, not firewalls or network monitoring.
7 Ways To Be A Great Developer, Offsite
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
Working remotely requires special discipline and unique habits. Learn them to really contribute to the project.
Can IoT Slash Healthcare Costs?
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
The Internet of Things in healthcare -- a profusion of IP-connected sensors on hospital equipment and patients -- has the power to drastically cut waste and save lives, says panel.
Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.
NASA Spinoffs: 6 Innovations In Health & Medicine
Slideshows  |  10/22/2014  | 
From solar-powered refrigerators that store vaccines to handheld diagnostic devices -- these technologies were originally developed for NASA missions and were later commercialized to make life better on Earth.
Why CIOs Should Be More Involved In Acquisitions
Commentary  |  10/22/2014  | 
Here are five important reasons CIOs need to have a voice during mergers and acquisitions.
Shellshock & Why EHRs Need Updating
Commentary  |  10/22/2014  | 
Nearly half of all security breaches occur in healthcare, and outdated medical records systems make data more vulnerable. An up-to-date EHR system can help solve security concerns, save money, and improve patient care.
Wearable Devices: Privacy, Security Worries Loom Large
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
82% of Americans say they're worried that wearable technology will invade their privacy, according to PwC study.
Yahoo Talks Apache Storm: Real-Time Appeal
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
Yahoo is committed to Apache Storm, the open event-processing platform, because it's easy to manage and scale and use for personalization as a service, among other uses, says Yahoo executive Sumeet Singh in a Q&A.
Why Outlawing Encryption Is Wrong
Commentary  |  10/22/2014  | 
Putting data encryption solely into the hands of government employees won't prevent bad things from happening -- and it might encourage wrongdoing.
iPad Air 2: Biggest Weakness
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
Apple's latest iPad is an impressive device, but it can't be everything to every user.
Magic Leap Lands Google Funds
News  |  10/21/2014  | 
Virtual reality startup collects $542 million in first round of financing, plans to create images in the air similar to R2D2's projection of Princess Leia in Star Wars.
7 Questions To Ask When Delivering Cloud Apps
Commentary  |  10/21/2014  | 
What's your goal when you make the decision to deliver your applications over the Internet?
Remaking Healthcare To Improve The Patient Experience
Commentary  |  10/21/2014  | 
Technology must help, not hinder, the connection between patients and healthcare providers.
iPhones Dominate Apple Results
News  |  10/21/2014  | 
Apple posts strong Q4 earnings thanks to strong iPhone sales. Meanwhile, iPads continue to decline.
SAP Cloud Plan On Track, Says McDermott
News  |  10/21/2014  | 
SAP profits are down -- temporarily the company insists -- but cloud revenues are up and are set for growth through the Concur acquisition.
If Microsoft 'Loves Linux,' Why Not Red Hat?
Commentary  |  10/21/2014  | 
Microsoft says it loves Linux. Enterprises love Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Is there a way to give this love triangle a happy ending?
Microsoft Battles Google, Amazon In The Cloud
News  |  10/21/2014  | 
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella clarified the company's cloud strategy, argued competitors such as Amazon and Google can't match Microsoft's hybrid-oriented approach and enterprise expertise.
Feds Strengthen Identity Protection
News  |  10/21/2014  | 
President Obama signs executive order directing agencies to move to multi-factor authentication for transactions with citizens.
How Docker Changes Cloud Security
Commentary  |  10/21/2014  | 
Docker's shared Linux kernel architecture isn't secure enough for multitenancy applications. This popular new container technology is, however, a great choice for banking, retail, and online apps.
Wearables At Work: 7 Productivity Apps
Slideshows  |  10/21/2014  | 
Wearables are great, but what good would Google Glass or the Galaxy Gear be without useful apps? Here's a sampling of the latest business apps for wearables.
Who Makes Your Health IT Decisions?
Commentary  |  10/21/2014  | 
With the right IT governance, your organization can make better decisions about where to invest for more effective use of technology.
Health IT Interoperability Up To Market, Say Feds
News  |  10/21/2014  | 
Jason Task Force co-chairs say government should exercise its regulatory powers only to guide process along.
IBM Lays Internet Of Things Foundation
News  |  10/21/2014  | 
IBM is offering a set of APIs and cloud services through its BlueMix platform to simplify development for networked devices.
China Accused Of Attacking Apple iCloud
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
Media freedom group GreatFire.org claims Apple's iCloud is being subject to a man-in-the-middle attack by China's censorship apparatus.
Helsinki Incubator Shows Value Of Physical Space
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
Helsinki Think Company, a new initiative that offers meeting space for entrepreneurial-minded students, proves that nurturing tech startups is not a virtual exercise.
IBM Sells Chip Business, Declines Continue
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
IBM pays GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take over chip-manufacturing unit. Revenues and profits from continuing operations slide.
Cloud ROI: 6 Takeaways To Consider
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
From cloud brokering to talent management, these conclusions will keep cloud decisions focused on business needs.
Apple Pay: Where To Use It
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
Apple launches mobile payment service. Here's what you need to know.
OVH.com Launches Power8-Based Cloud Service
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
OVH.com is the first cloud supplier to use IBM's Power8 processor for data analytics services.
10 Wacky Kickstarter Projects That Succeeded
Slideshows  |  10/20/2014  | 
Crowdsourcing site Kickstarter famously made Pebble and Oculus Rift possible -- but check out Kickstarter's weirder side.
Internet Of Things Will Turn Networks Inside-Out
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
If IoT is ever going to work, networks will have to grant access to devices that we'd refuse outright today.
Cartoon: Hacked-Off Printer
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
Our cartoonist takes on opinionated peripherals.
Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  10/18/2014  | 
Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.
This Week In 60 Seconds: Google Phones, Mobile Trading & More
Commentary  |  10/18/2014  | 
Our one-minute video wrap-up looks at mobile trading, new Nexus smartphones, tablets from Google, and other hot stories.
Apple SIM: Not Quite A Revolution
News  |  10/18/2014  | 
The Apple iPad Air 2's inclusion of a SIM card that lets users choose among cellular data plans won't change the mobile industry all that much. Here's why.
Geekend: The Ethics Of Making Robots Like People
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
The pinnacle of artificial intelligence is to copy people, but is it ethical?
Facebook Automates Fight Against Hackers
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Here's a sneak peek into the system Facebook uses to secure your account when other websites are hacked.
White House Launches More Open Data Initiatives
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Agencies' use of open data helps citizens, boosts economy, says government official.
Apple iPad Vs. Google Nexus: Tablet Smackdown
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Apple's incremental iPad updates are compelling, but so is the all-new Nexus 9 tablet from Google. Which is right for you?
IT Is Slow? Not Our Fault
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Everyone's telling IT to hurry up. Bah! Compared to other parts of the organization, IT is greased lightning.
iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
StackEngine Offers Linux, Windows Container Management
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Docker is doing what once seemed impossible: providing common ground for Linux and Microsoft developers, say startup leaders.
10 Elegant Product Designs, Not By Apple
Slideshows  |  10/17/2014  | 
Apple has made elegant design its calling card, but other companies can create gorgeous things, too.
Salesforce.com Wave Analytics Cloud: Pros & Cons
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Salesforce.com Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing? Here are six Wave pros and cons.
ICANN: Reforms Needed Before US Hands Over Control
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
US Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) says we must still address questions about accountability and transparency to ensure an open, secure, stable Internet.
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