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Microsoft Surface Book: Take A Deep Dive
Slideshows  |  10/8/2015  | 
Microsoft built a laptop and the tech community is excited. Here's what we know about Surface Book.
Porsche Picks Apple CarPlay Over Android Auto
News  |  10/7/2015  | 
Google asks Germans for too much information about the inner workings of their premium sports car, so Porsche moves to Apple's CarPlay, according to a report.
Equinix Opens Faster Pipeline To AWS Deployments
News  |  10/7/2015  | 
Equinix is offering bundled tools and services to make it easier to use an Equinix hub as a way station on the road to AWS.
IBM Launches Cognitive Computing Consulting Practice
News  |  10/7/2015  | 
IBM Cognitive Business Solutions will help clients accelerate their time to value on big data and advanced analytics solutions.
Secret To Enterprise IT Success: Reorganize
Commentary  |  10/7/2015  | 
Most enterprise IT departments are missing a key ingredient in their recipe for success, and they won't have it until there's a shift in how IT is organized.
Surface Pro 4, Surface Book, Lumia 950: Microsoft's New Hardware Push
Slideshows  |  10/7/2015  | 
Microsoft showcases its Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 family, Surface Book, and a new Microsoft Band.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 Lineup, Surface Book Debut In NYC
News  |  10/6/2015  | 
At its Windows 10 hardware launch, Microsoft unveiled its Surface Pro 4, Lumia handsets, Microsoft Band, and surprise Surface Book laptop.
Couchbase Server 4.0 Lets SQL Users Take A Seat
News  |  10/6/2015  | 
Couchbase's new SQL-compatible query language bridges the gap to JSON. Couchbase executives say this enables developers who are familiar with SQL and tools built for SQL, such as Excel, to work with NoSQL.
7 Ways To Avoid Information Governance Pitfalls
Slideshows  |  10/6/2015  | 
Information governance practices must be updated as laws, technologies, and business models change. Here are seven ways to make sure you're governing your data effectively.
Global Data Collection Presents Big Challenges
News  |  10/6/2015  | 
Today's global businesses depend on data, but there are more laws and customs about data privacy than there are countries in the world. The rules are in constant flux. That means it isn't always easy to get reliable data. Here's a look at some of the challenges, region by region.
Compliance Project Leads Bakery To An IT Overhaul
Commentary  |  10/5/2015  | 
When faced with new compliance requirements, small business owner Cyril Cohen took application development into his own hands. The project ultimately led to a complete revamp of the IT infrastructure for his commercial bakery. See what it's all about, and how this approach could work for your business.
Windows 10 Security, Exchange Server 2016: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  10/3/2015  | 
Microsoft sheds some light on its Windows 10 security policies, releases Exchange Server 2016, and plans its flagship store openings.
Insider Threats, Data Privacy Are Overlooked By Businesses
News  |  10/2/2015  | 
Data security and data breaches are all over the news. However, not all companies are paying as close attention to insider threats and data privacy as they should. A new survey looks at the risks.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Released To Public
News  |  10/1/2015  | 
The final public version of Microsoft's Exchange Server 2016, built in the cloud, is now available to on-premises customers.
GE CEO: IoT Boosts Safety, Efficiency, Speed
News  |  10/1/2015  | 
GE customers echo CEO Jeffrey Immelt's contention at Minds + Machines conference that Predix industrial analytics cloud is "about no unplanned downtime."
Hortonworks Aims To Make Hadoop Easier To Use
News  |  10/1/2015  | 
With the aim of simplifying Hadoop use, Hortonworks rolled out three new products to coincide with Strata+Hadoop World in New York City.
Linux Foundation: Open Source Code Worth $5B
Commentary  |  9/30/2015  | 
In an effort to place a more definitive financial value on open source code, the Linux Foundation has released a report that estimates the development costs of its Collaborative Projects.
Apple's Tim Cook Dishes On Microsoft, Enterprise Sales
News  |  9/30/2015  | 
In a chat with Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie, Tim Cook discussed Apple's enterprise push and business partnerships.
Google, NASA Bet On Quantum Computing
Commentary  |  9/30/2015  | 
Organizations such as NASA and Google continue to invest in quantum computing even while questions are asked about whether it exists. Can a company called D-Wave deliver?
Microsoft Alters Financial Reporting Structure
News  |  9/30/2015  | 
Microsoft plans to report financial results in three business segments starting during the first quarter of its financial 2016.
IBM Buys Meteorix, Bolsters Cloud Service Offerings
News  |  9/29/2015  | 
With its acquisition of Workday consultant Meteorix, IBM bolsters both its IT services and cloud services portfolios.
Microsoft's Adxstudio Acquisition Targets Dynamics CRM
News  |  9/29/2015  | 
The purchase of Adxstudio aims to improve online self-service tools for Microsoft Dynamics CRM customers.
SnapLogic Update Adds Spark, Apache Cassandra Connectors
News  |  9/29/2015  | 
Elastic Integration Platform update aims to trim processing overhead in big data systems making greater use of Hadoop.
MapR Drafts JSON To Work With Hadoop
News  |  9/29/2015  | 
Adding JSON to MapR-DB bolsters the trend of moving Hadoop from ETL to real-time analytics. This means vendors are placing their products and services one step ahead of what their enterprise customers.
8 Epic Software Fails: From Volkswagen To IRS
Slideshows  |  9/29/2015  | 
While Volkswagen's recent software scandal raises serious ethical concerns, it's certainly not the only remarkable software failure this year. Here's a rundown of what can happen when good software goes bad. As we head into fourth quarter 2015, we can't help but wonder what's next.
Microsoft Explains Windows 10 Privacy Policies
News  |  9/28/2015  | 
In response to the uproar over privacy concerns, Microsoft executives are clarifying how information is collected and used in Windows 10.
Microsoft Azure Data Lake Offers Enhanced Analytics Tools
News  |  9/28/2015  | 
An expansion of Microsoft's Azure Data Lake will include a new analytics service, and it will be ready for public preview by the end of the year.
Cloudera Boosts Hadoop Portfolio With Security, Data Update Offerings
News  |  9/28/2015  | 
Cloudera is filling the gaps in its Hadoop portfolio with two new products. RecordService provides security management across multiple Hadoop data access apps, while Kudu combines fast analytics and data updates, slims workloads.
iOS 9: 10 More Hidden Features To Explore
Slideshows  |  9/27/2015  | 
Apple fortified iOS 9 with so many features, we're still discovering them. Here are 10 more tricks for iPhone and iPad users.
Office 2016 Release, Windows 10 In China: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  9/26/2015  | 
The week of Microsoft's Office 2016 launch brought several updates regarding the company's plan to bring Windows 10 to China in order to grow its presence there.
Microsoft, Baidu Deal Drives Windows 10 Adoption
News  |  9/24/2015  | 
Microsoft announces a partnership with China's Baidu to broaden Windows 10 adoption in the world's most populated country.
IBM's Watson Gets San Francisco Office, Added Capabilities
Commentary  |  9/24/2015  | 
IBM is building new West Coast office in San Francisco for its IBM Watson system, while Big Blue has added some capabilities, including ones for social media and productivity.
Microsoft Office 2016 Arrives, Office 365 Updated
News  |  9/22/2015  | 
Sept. 22 marks the worldwide release of Office 2016 for Windows, with a new delivery model and apps designed to pair with Windows 10.
iPad Pro Vs. Competition: What's The Best Business Tablet?
Slideshows  |  9/22/2015  | 
With the arrival of the iPad Pro, the tech world is talking about enterprise tablets. Which model is best for you?
10 Cloud Storage Options For Your Personal Files
Slideshows  |  9/21/2015  | 
There are many cloud service providers, and choosing the right one for your personal and business needs can be tricky. Here's a look at what the top vendors have to offer.
Windows 10 Hardware, Cortana Meets Salesforce: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  9/19/2015  | 
Windows 10 and Cortana Analytics Suite were hot topics during a week when Microsoft also appointed a new company-wide president.
iOS 9: 10 Tips And Tricks
Slideshows  |  9/18/2015  | 
Apple packed a lot of changes into iOS 9, now available for iPhone and iPad. Here's your guide to navigating the new system.
Smartwatches, Activity Trackers Driving Wearables Beyond Healthcare
Commentary  |  9/17/2015  | 
A new survey of large enterprises finds a good deal of interest in wearables, especially smartwatches, that is driving the market to look beyond novel healthcare and fitness uses.
InformationWeek Presents 'Get To The Point'
InformationWeek Presents 'Get To The Point'
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/17/2015  | 
At this year's InformationWeek Conference, host Brian Gillooly (Center) moderated the popular "Get To The Point" segment, which pits two technology whizzes against one another. This year's topic was Youth Verses Experience. Joe Masters Emison, CTO of BuildFax (Left), matched wits with Toby Redshaw, (Right) former CIO of American Express, now CEO of Kevington Advisors. Topics ranged from shadow IT to how to deal with insider threats.
Hadoop Adoption Poised For Growth: Survey
News  |  9/17/2015  | 
More than three quarters of respondents to a recent AtScale survey said they plan to do more with Hadoop in the next three months. Learn how they intend to derive business value from these efforts.
HP Planning 30,000 Job Cuts In Restructuring Move
News  |  9/16/2015  | 
HP is looking to cut even more of its workforce in conjunction with a Nov. 1 corporate split intended to make the company more agile and efficient.
White House Spending $160M On 'Smart Cities,' IoT
Commentary  |  9/15/2015  | 
A new program from the Obama White House is looking to spend $160 million on so-called Smart Cities to improve communication and quality-of-life through technology and the Internet of Things.
Windows 10 Downloads Questioned, Office For iPad Pro: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  9/12/2015  | 
With all that Apple news this week, Microsoft kept things quiet, but there was some news out of Redmond, including questions about Windows 10 downloads and Office support for the iPad Pro.
Salesforce Customers Investing In Multiple Clouds, Report Finds
News  |  9/11/2015  | 
Bluewolf consulting has released its fourth customer feedback report on Salesforce. It finds that the use of multiple clouds is increasing.
Apple TV: Is It The Next Big Developer Platform?
Commentary  |  9/11/2015  | 
Apple TV is revamped, but the company has plans bigger than a simple upgrade. Can it provide the next great platform for game developers and content?
IBM Acquires StrongLoop, Boosting Node.js Support
News  |  9/11/2015  | 
IBM's acquisition streak continues with the buyout of StrongLoop, which boosts Big Blue's Node.js portfolio of services and support.
Will Windows 10 Make It To 20? IT Watchers Discuss
Slideshows  |  9/9/2015  | 
Industry analysts and InformationWeek editors predict the future of Microsoft's iconic operating system.
Big Data And ROI: An Uneasy Pairing For CIOs
Commentary  |  9/8/2015  | 
CIOs need to rethink traditional cost justifications when making investments in big data projects.
Toyota Investing $50 Million In AI Development
News  |  9/6/2015  | 
Toyota is investing $50 million to create research programs at Stanford and MIT to study and facilitate the advancement of artificial intelligence.
Windows 10 Marketshare, Skype 6.0 for iOS, Android: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  9/5/2015  | 
A quiet week in Redmond delivered news of Skype for Android and iOS, an update of Windows 10 enterprise adoption, and Microsoft Office UI Fabric.
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