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FTC Scrutinizes Cross-Device Tracking, Possible Privacy Issues
News  |  11/17/2015  | 
The Federal Trade Commission is examining how marketers are using technology like audio beacons to track people across multiple devices.
Data Science Skills To Boost Your Salary
Slideshows  |  11/17/2015  | 
Are you a data scientist wondering how your compensation stacks up to your peers? Or are you considering a career shift to data science? Here's a look at how much you can expect to earn.
HP Enterprise Embraces Docker, Containers
News  |  11/16/2015  | 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has aligned its offerings from application development to deployment to monitoring and management with Docker container technology.
Apple's Tim Cook: No Mac, iPad Convergence Plans
Commentary  |  11/16/2015  | 
In an interview with an Irish newspaper Apple CEO Tim Cook said there are no plans to create a Mac and iPad hybrid.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Defends Use Of Safety Check
News  |  11/16/2015  | 
After facing criticism for not activating the Safety Check feature following the terror attacks in Beirut, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg defends its use in Paris following Friday's terrorist attacks.
Rackspace Carina Promises Simplified Containerized Workloads
News  |  11/16/2015  | 
Rackspace opens Carina service, which promises to make it simpler and faster to move containerized workloads to Rackspace and manage them once they are there.
Intel Chief Data Scientist Shares Secrets To Successful Projects
News  |  11/16/2015  | 
Before joining Intel, the company's first-ever Chief Data Scientist created models to predict the stock market, improve glaucoma diagnostics, and include unstructured data in healthcare applications. Here's what Bob Rogers is doing now at Intel and his advice for fellow and future data scientists.
FCC: No Ban On Open Source Firmware
News  |  11/16/2015  | 
The FCC has issued revised rules to clarify its effort to modernize how it regulates radio-frequency devices.
Surface Pro 4 Vs. iPad Pro: High-End Hybrid Showdown
Slideshows  |  11/16/2015  | 
Apple and Microsoft are targeting the enterprise with high-end hybrid devices. We compare the iPad Pro and Surface Pro 4 specs and promises. Which would you buy?
Microsoft PowerPoint Update Includes Designer, Morph Features
News  |  11/16/2015  | 
With Designer and Morph, Microsoft PowerPoint users now have expanded and simplified design options to give their presentations a more polished and cinematic effect.
C++ Code Optimization: 10 Tips And Tricks
Slideshows  |  11/15/2015  | 
C++ is a great enterprise programming language if you know how to get the most from its arcane features. Here are 10 tips to help you do so, and end up with high-performing applications for your business.
IBM Datapalooza, Oracle Updates BI Platform: Big Data Roundup
News  |  11/15/2015  | 
IBM continued with its Datapalooza roadshow, Oracle released a new version of its BI software with enhanced visualization capabilities, and Informatica rolled out its Big Data Management platform. All that and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week of Nov. 15.
iPad Pro, Accessories: Prepare To Wait
Commentary  |  11/14/2015  | 
The iPad Pro is trickling out to Apple Stores this week, but the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard are lagging behind badly.
CoreOS Service Scans Containers For Vulnerabilities
News  |  11/13/2015  | 
CoreOS, supplier of a slender Linux for container hosts, has launched a container scanning service capable of detecting vulnerabilities.
Firefox For iPhone, iPad Finally Available
Commentary  |  11/13/2015  | 
Mozilla's pioneering Web browser is now available for iOS devices, but it's a shadow of its desktop self. Mozilla can still influence Web standards and open technology, but its meekness in the mobile world leaves technology users with choices that all look very similar.
Windows 10: Major Update Targets Business, Consumer PCs
News  |  11/12/2015  | 
Microsoft rolls out a major Windows 10 update that affects Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Windows Update for Business, security, and mobile device management, among other features.
6 Ways Big Data Is Driving Personalized Medicine Revolution
Slideshows  |  11/12/2015  | 
Researchers are poised to make huge advances in medicine, particularly in how we treat cancer and arthritis. See how big data and IT are contributing.
IBM Datapalooza Takes Aim At Data Scientist Shortage
News  |  11/12/2015  | 
IBM's quest to create 1 million new data scientists goes forward with a three-day training event and a test bed for taking its show on the road in 2016.
SAP Unfolds Jam Roadmap With Collaboration In Mind
Commentary  |  11/12/2015  | 
SAP Jam may be the most popular unknown collaboration software in the enterprise. This week SAP shared their vision for its future.
How Robots, Analytics Can Work Side-By-Side
News  |  11/12/2015  | 
Retailers can now count the products on their shelves with the help of a roving robot from Simbe Robotics. The use-cases for automating such drudgery, and tying the findings to an analytics application, have relevance for IT executives across a range of industries.
OpenText Unveils Analytics, Cloud Updates To Suites
News  |  11/11/2015  | 
OpenText will update its enterprise information management software suites to embed analytics capabilities, and to be deployed in the cloud. Executives said these new capabilities will equip customers to compete in the cloud era.
iPad Pro Reviews: Not A Laptop Killer
Commentary  |  11/11/2015  | 
Early reviews of the Apple iPad Pro laud its screen and pen technology, but lament the Smart Keyboard and lack of app optimization.
Microsoft Promises Secure Data Center Services In Germany
News  |  11/11/2015  | 
Through a partnership with a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, Microsoft will bring secure data centers online in two German cities, while circumventing US laws on data collection.
Kubernetes Yields 'Operations Dividend,' Still Working On Scalability
News  |  11/11/2015  | 
On the second day of KubeCon, developers describe the gains and challenges that are still ahead for the open source container orchestration system, Kubernetes.
Cloud Vs. On-Premises: 6 Benefits Of Keeping Data Private
Slideshows  |  11/11/2015  | 
We can think of at least six reasons why you would want to store your data in a privately controlled data center rather than use a public cloud service. Letís gain an understanding of the on-premises vs. cloud debate, and see why some tech leaders advocate a hybrid model where both coexist.
Google Maps Gets Offline Navigation, Finally
News  |  11/11/2015  | 
At last, app-dependent travelers can get directions even in areas with no network connection. But it's only for Android users, for now.
10 Skills CIOs Need To Survive, Thrive In 2016
Slideshows  |  11/11/2015  | 
CIOs need to shift perspectives and skill sets for the business transformation underway. So, what's the profile of the successful CIO in 2016?
Comcast Resets 200,000 Compromised Email Passwords, But Questions Remain
Commentary  |  11/10/2015  | 
Comcast has reset the passwords for about 200,000 email accounts that appeared for sale on the Dark Web. However, there are a lot of questions about what the company knows and if there's more information out there to take.
ORWL Aspires To Be A Secure PC
News  |  11/10/2015  | 
The small, tamper-resistant device is the focus of a Kickstarter campaign. Olivier Boireau, CEO of Design SHIFT, makers of the ORWL, said he believes the device will appeal to companies interested in privacy and data security.
Gartner: 21 Billion IoT Devices To Invade By 2020
News  |  11/10/2015  | 
Gartner indicates the market for Internet of Things devices is poised to explode and will reach nearly 21 billion connected devices by 2020.
Kubernetes Augments Container Management Features
News  |  11/10/2015  | 
Google-backed Kubernetes 1.1, released Monday, provides automated "horizontal scaling" of Linux containers, where new pods are created as needed.
Is 'Private' Enterprise WiFi Obsolete?
Commentary  |  11/10/2015  | 
Private enterprise WiFi arose during the time of strong network perimeters and weak internal security. It's now time to rethink.
Government's Digital Efforts Trail Private Sector's
Commentary  |  11/10/2015  | 
Globally, government leaders surveyed by Deloitte reported that they are behind the private sector when it comes to "going digital." Here's what CIOs and other government IT officials can take away from the report to aid in their own push for digital transformation.
Google Open Sources Machine Learning Library TensorFlow
News  |  11/9/2015  | 
With TensorFlow now open sourced by Google, companies and the research community can implement machine learning systems more easily and more efficiently.
Microsoft Acquires Secure Islands For Data Protection
News  |  11/9/2015  | 
Microsoft buys its third Israeli security company, Secure Islands, to integrate security technologies into its Azure Rights Management Service.
iPad Pro Online Sales Start Nov. 11
News  |  11/9/2015  | 
Apple's 13-inch workhorse is finally here. The iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, and Smart Keyboard all bring with them the promise of enhanced productivity.
Verizon: Cloud Computing No Longer A Differentiator
News  |  11/9/2015  | 
A Verizon report finds businesses are moving deeper into the cloud, but the survey also indicates the competitive advantages of cloud technologies are diminishing.
Red Hat Preps Containerized Cloud Workloads In OpenShift
News  |  11/9/2015  | 
OpenShift PaaS takes an increasingly sophisticated approach to managing containers and virtual machines on-premises and in the cloud.
CloudFlare Supplies Security At Network's Edge
News  |  11/9/2015  | 
CloudFlare is a startup that has invested in security-as-a-service, and distributes it with a low latency to the edge of the network. Microsoft, Google, and others have taken notice.
Amex Travel Dumps On-Premises For Cloud Apps
News  |  11/9/2015  | 
American Express Global Business Travel was saddled with 16 different legacy on-premises ERP systems. Rather than update, the $1.5 billion company ripped them out and replaced them all with simple cloud apps.
Microsoft Analytics, Intel IoT, Spokeo Vs. Robins: Big Data Roundup
News  |  11/8/2015  | 
Microsoft updated its CRM and SQL offerings, and Intel showcased its IoT efforts. Meanwhile, the US Supreme Court is weighing questions about the liability companies have in ensuring the accuracy of consumer data. Learn about this and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week of Nov. 6.
BlackBerry's Priv Android Phone Earns Praise, Put-Downs
Commentary  |  11/7/2015  | 
Early reviews for the BlackBerry Priv, the company's first Android smartphone, are all over the map, but most agree the keyboard is only so-so and the software is buggy.
Dropbox Enterprise Targets Large Businesses
News  |  11/6/2015  | 
The online storage and sharing service is expanding its pursuit of corporate customers.
Microsoft, Red Hat Alliance Shows Growing Cloud Influence
Commentary  |  11/6/2015  | 
Red Hat and Microsoft, archenemies of yesteryear, bury the hatchet and vow to work together to make hybrid cloud computing easier.
Google, Tesla, Nissan: 6 Self-Driving Vehicles Cruising Our Way
Slideshows  |  11/6/2015  | 
Traditional car makers, such as Nissan and Daimler, are joining tech giants like Google in the race to create self-driving vehicles. Here's what you need to know.
FCC Fines Hilton, Others In WiFi-Blocking Crackdown
Commentary  |  11/5/2015  | 
This week, the FCC fined two companies, including the Hilton Hotels chain, for obstructing an investigation into its alleged blocking of personal WiFi hot spots. It's the latest salvo in a battle that needs to be fought.
Apple Watch Shipments Reach 7 Million
Commentary  |  11/5/2015  | 
The Apple Watch continues to redefine the wearables market. Apple has shipped more smartwatches in the last two quarters than all other vendors have combined.
Docker Adds Multi-Host Networking For Containerized Apps
News  |  11/5/2015  | 
Docker has issued the 1.9 release of its container platform, which includes a way for containers to discover and link to each other.
Tech Companies Get Poor Marks For Data Privacy
News  |  11/5/2015  | 
An advocacy organization finds gaps in corporate support for freedom of expression and data protection.
Is Your Company Underpaying You?
Commentary  |  11/5/2015  | 
Most of us think we're underpaid, but are we really? If our own employers armed us with the right information, we'd all be better off.
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