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Windows 10 Redstone, Dropbox Partnership: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/11/2015  | 
Microsoft news from this week included a new build of Windows 10 for phones and details on a major Windows 10 update in 2016.
LinkedIn's Lynda.com Deal: Hiring Firms, Job Seekers Benefit
News  |  4/10/2015  | 
LinkedIn's plans to acquire an online learning site give it an advantage in a burgeoning e-learning market.
Windows 10: Mobile Build 10051 Released
News  |  4/10/2015  | 
The newest version of Microsoft Windows 10 for phones brings a version of Project Spartan and new mail, messaging, and calendar apps.
Epic On EHR Interoperability: Not A '1-Time Project'
News  |  4/10/2015  | 
Epic has ridden the wave of electronic health record adoption to huge success. Now it needs to help drive a wave of EHR data-sharing.
New York Auto Show: Cool Cars With Hot Tech
Slideshows  |  4/10/2015  | 
The 2015 New York Auto Show was a hotspot for new cars and in-car technology from Cadillac, Lexus, Nissan, Chevrolet, and others.
Star Wars Digital Download: The Extras We Wanted
Commentary  |  4/10/2015  | 
We're celebrating the new Star Wars digital download, but there are definitely some things missing from the extras that come with the package.
Amazon Launches Machine Learning-As-A-Service
News  |  4/10/2015  | 
AWS's Andy Jassy announced a Machine Learning service at an Amazon Summit in San Francisco April 9, based on the parent retailer's internal use.
Hacking Vulnerable Medical Equipment Puts Millions at Risk
Partner Perspectives  |  4/10/2015  | 
Hospitals and medical device manufacturers need to start doing more to detect and thwart incoming attacks on networks and devices.
Microsoft Office Online Adds More Dropbox Integration
News  |  4/10/2015  | 
Microsoft is strengthening its relationship with cloud storage provider Dropbox by adding additional integration with its Office Online suite.
These 8 Technologies Could Make Robots Better
Slideshows  |  4/10/2015  | 
Robots are collections of technologies. Which technologies meant for other industries will find their way into robots soon?
HP Retreats From Public Cloud
News  |  4/9/2015  | 
Rather than challenge Amazon, Google, and Microsoft as a cloud computing provider, HP has decided to focus on competitions it can win.
Microsoft at 40: 5 Successes, 5 Failures
Slideshows  |  4/9/2015  | 
In honor of Microsoft's 40th birthday, InformationWeek reflects on the successes, failures, and lessons learned that built the company as it stands today.
Workday Brings 'Insights' To Talent Management
News  |  4/9/2015  | 
Workday offers Talent Insights app to reduce employee churn, the first of a coming wave of big data applications.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Is In Short Supply
Commentary  |  4/9/2015  | 
Samsung's mobile chief warned its flashy Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone will be in short supply at launch due to manufacturing difficulties.
Auto Nausea: The Downside Of Self-Driving Cars
News  |  4/9/2015  | 
Self-driving cars may lead to self-induced motion sickness.
Dell Venue 10 7000 Android Tablet Uses Intel's RealSense Camera
News  |  4/9/2015  | 
This week, Dell introduced its new Android-based tablet -- the Venue 10 7000, which includes Intel's RealSense Camera. The company also upgraded the Venue 8 7000.
'Let's Encrypt' Will Try To Secure The Internet
News  |  4/9/2015  | 
The Linux Foundation has lined up financial support for a group producing an easier way to encrypt Web site and mobile device traffic.
Salesforce Unifies B2B Marketing, Reporting, Sales Support
News  |  4/9/2015  | 
Salesforce Pardot Intelligent Engagement Studio and Sales Cloud Engage support marketing, measurement, and sales-rep-crafted micro-campaigns.
VMware Adds 8th vCloud Data Center, In Melbourne
News  |  4/8/2015  | 
VMware already has one data center in Tokyo, and is considering adding more in Asia. The new facilities will offer Google services through the companies' new partnership.
Apple Watch Reviews: It's Not For Everyone
Commentary  |  4/8/2015  | 
Early testers of the Apple Watch suggest it is the best smartwatch yet, but they admit that people don't necessarily need smartwatches. That is, at least not yet.
Windows 10 Redstone Update Expected In 2016
News  |  4/8/2015  | 
One year after the Windows 10 launch, Microsoft will deliver two major operating system updates under the code name Redstone.
4 DARPA Bionic Projects That Help Humanity
Slideshows  |  4/8/2015  | 
DARPA-funded achievements in prosthetics and "cyborg" implants stand to improve the lives of countless disabled people Ė and, possibly, open up a whole new world of bionic super-abilities.
Piston Shift Shows OpenStack's Evolving Role
Commentary  |  4/8/2015  | 
Piston has refocused on an operating system that will orchestrate containers, big data clusters as well as OpenStack virtual servers.
Intel Compute Stick Will Challenge Google Chromebit
News  |  4/8/2015  | 
Intel is hoping to stay relevant in the PC market with the release of Compute Stick, a pocket computer that should rival Google's Chromebit. However, competitors such as the Raspberry Pi are claiming part of the market.
Walmart, BoA Are Top IT Spenders
News  |  4/8/2015  | 
Walmart tops the list of the 10 biggest IT spenders, which otherwise is dominated by banks and financial services companies.
Stop Bashing IT Operations
Commentary  |  4/8/2015  | 
Without great ops, you have no credibility for innovation efforts.
Microsoft Brings Tech To US Diplomacy Center
News  |  4/8/2015  | 
A $1 million contribution from Microsoft will help bring new technology to a museum focused on American diplomacy.
IT Life Radio: National Robotics Week With Aldebaran Robotics
Commentary  |  4/7/2015  | 
Join us Wednesday, April 8 at 3 p.m. ET for the latest installment of IT Life Radio.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Teardown: Removable Battery Is Gone
Commentary  |  4/7/2015  | 
The curved display of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is costly to make. The battery is also glued in tight, making the phone hard for owners to repair, according to a new report from gadget specialist iFixit.
Tableau 9.0 Keeps Focus On End-User Productivity
Commentary  |  4/7/2015  | 
Tableau Software's latest upgrade adds tools for data prep, quick calculations, and making predictions without need of a PhD.
Interop Radio: Virtual Networks And Killer Content
Commentary  |  4/7/2015  | 
Today's show starts with the importance of content to the modern enterprise and moves on to an introduction of key players in Interop's SDN Labs.
Apple iMac With 8K Display Coming Soon, Says LG
Commentary  |  4/7/2015  | 
LG, which makes displays for Apple, may have revealed what that next iMac looks like, including its 8K display. However, some are skeptical.
When Robots Attack
Slideshows  |  4/7/2015  | 
When robots fight, they don't last long. That's okay, because they're educating and entertaining us as they tear each other apart.
How To Make Passwords Obsolete
Slideshows  |  4/7/2015  | 
Why do we still rely on the human-memorized password for authentication? Here are seven alternatives worth considering.
Robots Unleashed: 4 Reasons We're Not Doomed
Slideshows  |  4/6/2015  | 
Protesters are criticizing the economic and social impact of robots. Doomsayers are likening the AI revolution to the end times. Here's why they're mistaken.
CoreOS Launches Container Management On Google's Kubernetes Project
News  |  4/6/2015  | 
CoreOS is founder of the Rocket container project, but the system promises to manage Docker and Rocket formats.
Microsoft's Revolution Analytics Deal Is Finalized
News  |  4/6/2015  | 
Microsoft outlines plans to add R-language-based advanced analytics capabilities and integrations after finalizing its purchase of Revolution Analytics.
Will H-1B Visas Kill Jobs Or Ensure Survival Of The Fittest?
Commentary  |  4/6/2015  | 
As the debate over H-1Bs looks like it's starting again, it's worth thinking about what the pros and cons of the system are, and what the influx of workers from overseas really means for the US tech economy.
Comic: Bad Touching
Commentary  |  4/6/2015  | 
There's giving technology the personal touch, and then there is personal touching.
Bill Gates: Microsoft Turns 40
News  |  4/6/2015  | 
On Microsoft's 40th birthday, Bill Gates shares his vision that the company will "make the power of technology accessible to everyone."
Samsung Galaxy S6 Gets Bent
Commentary  |  4/6/2015  | 
It's a Bendgate redux. Samsung's Galaxy S6 smartphones bend and break under less pressure than Apple's iPhone 6, according to one report.
Caltech Brings Smartphone 3D Scanners Closer To Reality
News  |  4/6/2015  | 
In new research that could have wide-ranging effects on how smartphones work, researchers at Caltech have created a chip that can bring 3D printing to handsets.
10 Linux Distros You Need To Know
Slideshows  |  4/6/2015  | 
Wondering which Linux distribution is right for your organization? Check out our quick guide to find the distro with the features and capabilities you need.
10 Best Robot Videos Ever
Commentary  |  4/5/2015  | 
We're celebrating National Robotics week, April 4-12, with videos of some of the greatest robots ever made.
Smart Barbie Puts Child's Play In The Cloud
Commentary  |  4/5/2015  | 
You won't see children's dolls talked about much on InformationWeek. But we couldn't let Smart Barbie pass us by without a word.
Apple Watch Videos Detail Everyday Functionality
Commentary  |  4/5/2015  | 
In what is just the start of a marketing blitz, Apple is rolling out highly-specialized videos -- "guided tours" -- to get the world ready for its Apple Watch, which debuts April 24.
Surface 3, Project Spartan Demo: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/4/2015  | 
A new Windows 10 desktop build that offered a glimpse at Project Spartan, and Surface 3 release were among the headlines coming from Redmond this week.
10 Robots You'll Be Happy To Call Master
Slideshows  |  4/4/2015  | 
National Robotics Week is April 4-12, and we'll be celebrating with you, starting with today's list of our favorite robots.
Samsung Supplying Apple's A9 Processor For Next iPhone
Commentary  |  4/3/2015  | 
Apple's next iPhone will have A9 processors built by Samsung, as the South Korean company wins back business it lost to rival Taiwan Semiconductor.
SETI: Letís Stop Listening For Aliens And Start Talking Instead
Commentary  |  4/3/2015  | 
SETI, which leads the search for alien life, wants to stop looking and start telling aliens to come find us.
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