Apple Worked A Broken Patent System
Apple used a dysfunctional U.S. patent system to gain excessive control over technologies it did not invent. If you value innovation, don't cheer Samsung's punishment.
20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2012
Are you playing it too safe, IT leaders? Take these InformationWeek 500 projects along to rev up your next brainstorming session.
MongoDB Upgrade Fills NoSQL Analytics Void
Latest release of 10Gen's database sidesteps complicated MapReduce processing with a new data-aggregation framework. That distances MongoDB from NoSQL rivals including Cassandra, HBase, and Riak.
Inside IBM's $1.3 Billion Kenexa Buy
IBM social business group's move mirrors acquisitions by SAP, Oracle, and Salesforce.com to add online recruiting and talent management to product suites.
iPhone 5's 'One More Thing': NFC?
Of all the features rumored to be in the iPhone 5, near-field communications steals the show for its potential to bring mobile payments to the masses.
Feds Give Agencies More BYOD Advice
New guidelines lay the foundation for more federal agencies to begin allowing employees to bring their own iPhones, iPads, and Android devices to work.
Feds Bring Post-Acute Care Into IT Picture
Long-term and post-acute-care community wants its voice heard, despite lack of government EHR incentives. Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT just weighed in.
HP CEO: Turnaround Will Take Time
HP's third quarter results show PC, printer, server, and services revenues in decline, but Meg Whitman sees silver linings in the otherwise dark cloud.
Store More With Virtualization
Even small IT shops can now afford thin provisioning, performance acceleration, replication, and other features to boost utilization and improve disaster recovery.
LinkedIn Profile Changes: What You Should Know
LinkedIn is rolling out an updated version of its profile pages, including larger photos and heavier emphasis on the Summary section. Here's how to stay current on the professional social network.