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Windows 10 Upgrade: 8 FAQs Explained
Slideshows  |  6/26/2015  | 
July 29 is fast approaching and we know you still have a lot of questions about how to download and use Windows 10.
Apple's Ban On Civil War Games Doesn't Compute
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
Apple is removing war games that feature the Confederate flag from its App Store. How does erasing digital media that contain images of a contextually relevant historical object improve social justice?
Samsung Slammed For Disabling Windows Update
Commentary  |  6/25/2015  | 
Samsung admitted to altering the behavior of Microsoft's Windows Update tool, but claims to have good intentions.
Wozniack: Innovate For Fun, Not Money
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
Steve Wozniack, inventor of the Apple I and a tech icon, spoke about what drives him to innovate, and it's not money.
Google Street View Gives Vertical View Of El Capitan
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
If you're in for a hair-raising slice of vertigo, check out Google's Street View climb of El Capitan in Yosemite. It's not for the faint of heart.
Linux Foundation Funds Internet Security Advances
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative has selected three security-oriented projects to receive a total of $500,000 in funding.
Art Plus Technology Keeps Kids Out Of Prison
Commentary  |  6/25/2015  | 
When artists and courts come together to keep kids out of prison, data privacy is a key concern. The Young New Yorkers group uses Wall Street tools to solve the problem.
Microsoft Office Fully Lands On Android Phones
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are now generally available on Android smartphones and tablets.
Windows 2003 Server End Of Support: What IT Needs To Know
Slideshows  |  6/25/2015  | 
Many systems administrators will look at migrating from Windows Server 2003 as a daunting task. It should instead be seen as a chance to review your hardware, software, and deployment options. Here are seven things you need to know.
Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge
News  |  6/25/2015  | 
A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization.
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/24/2015  | 
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
9 Ways Technology Is Slowly Killing Us All
Slideshows  |  6/24/2015  | 
The cost of technology addiction goes beyond pricey gadgets. Connectivity also affects vision, memory loss, weight gain and self-esteem.
iOS 9 Beta 2 Reveals New Treats
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
The latest developer build of iOS 9 includes a space-saving feature to help people stuff OS updates onto nearly full iPhones.
Lenovo Ideacentre Stick: The $129 PC In Your Hand
News  |  6/24/2015  | 
Lenovo's pocket-size $129 Ideacentre Stick 300 joins a growing field of computer-on-a-stick offerings from rivals like Google and Intel.
Docker To Defang Root Privilege Access
News  |  6/24/2015  | 
Dockerís upcoming 1.8 release will answer security concerns by separating a running container's root privilege from that of its owner to avoid the owner becoming a "Superuser."
Self-Driving Cars Ripe For Global Platform War
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Two distinct views of self-driving cars will be difficult to reconcile.
Snowflake Launches Virtual Data Warehouses On AWS
News  |  6/24/2015  | 
Snowflake, led by former Microsoft exec Bob Muglia, offers a virtual data warehouse system on Amazon's cloud. Pay for only what you use.
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
Women In Tech: Facing Roadblocks, Finding Solutions
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Female tech execs discuss the obstacles facing women in technology and what they're doing to bridge the gender gap.
Can Data Teach Us Empathy?
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Walking a mile in your customers' shoes is the first step toward designing great products. Can data help us get there?
Gmail Undo Send Plus 3 More Improvements We Need
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
The "Undo Send" feature in Gmail graduated from beta status on June 23. That's nice, but here are three features that business users really need from Google's email service.
iOS 9, Android M Place New Focus On Security, Privacy
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Google and Apple have publicly challenged calls from law enforcement agencies to weaken encryption on consumer devices. In turn, iOS 9 and Android M will sport a string of new security and privacy features for users.
Supercomputers Unleash Big Data's Power
Slideshows  |  6/24/2015  | 
Here are six reasons why established companies, and even startups, are using supercomputing resources, and why your IT organization may want to consider such options to meet your big data and business analytics needs.
Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
News  |  6/23/2015  | 
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
Docker Adds Container Networking, Deployment Options
News  |  6/23/2015  | 
Docker gives its container platform a DevOps flavor with multi-host networking and the ability to deploy into the cloud.
Pebble Time Smartwatch Available For Preorder
News  |  6/23/2015  | 
Pebble, the Kickstarter success story, continues its upward climb through the wearables market thanks to a deal with Best Buy, which has exclusive preorder rights for its Time smartwatch.
Salesforce Vs. The Competition: A CRM Primer
Slideshows  |  6/23/2015  | 
Salesforce.com is a leader in providing cloud-based enterprise software applications and platform services. How does it stack up to the competition? Here's how.
CFO Data Needs: How IT Stacks Up
Commentary  |  6/23/2015  | 
If you think about how the data is going to be presented and used by the CFO's group, the technological decisions to ensure data accuracy and determine types of data you present actually become easier.
Big Data Moves Toward Real-Time Analysis
Commentary  |  6/23/2015  | 
The data warehouse, as valuable as it is, is history. The most valuable data will be that which is collected and analyzed during the customer interaction, not the review afterward.
Replace Windows Server 2003 With Windows Server 2012
Commentary  |  6/23/2015  | 
Bhargav Shukla, director of technology at KEMP Technologies, explains why it's a good idea to migrate to Windows Server 2012 R2 now.
Amazon Applies Machine Learning To Improve Reviews
News  |  6/23/2015  | 
Amazon.com has for several years capitalized on machine learning for its recommendations that come with customer purchases on the retail site. Now, it's extending those efforts to product reviews and star ratings to enhance customer experiences.
Why Humans Don't Trust Robots, AI
Commentary  |  6/22/2015  | 
AI and robots are entering the workplace, but humans don't trust them. Here's why, and what we can do to make them more trustworthy.
Windows 10: Free For All Insiders?
News  |  6/22/2015  | 
Microsoft's muddled messaging sparks a debate over whether Windows 10 will be available for free to Windows Insiders.
Apple May Remove Lines, Clean Up iPhone Design
Commentary  |  6/22/2015  | 
Apple has patented a way to make the plastic lines on the back of the iPhone disappear for good.
Docker, CoreOS Bury The Hatchet For Container Spec
News  |  6/22/2015  | 
Container rivals Docker and CoreOS, plus 18 other organizations, link arms behind a common container specification.
VMware Brings More Tools To Docker Development
News  |  6/22/2015  | 
VMware courts Docker-oriented developers with a developer hypervisor, AppCatalyst, and deployment workflow, Bonneville.
Google Neural Networks Make Captivating, Surreal Art
News  |  6/22/2015  | 
Google is training neural networks -- think AI with an imagination -- to render images based on information engineers provide, and the results are fascinating.
IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
News  |  6/22/2015  | 
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
Comic: CIO Stress Relief
Commentary  |  6/22/2015  | 
CIO tenures are short. Do whatever you can to make it through the day.
Google, Microsoft, Mozilla Want A Faster Web
Commentary  |  6/22/2015  | 
Google wants to keep you from leaving the Web by delivering a faster experience.
CIOs And Security: Time To Rethink The Processes?
Commentary  |  6/22/2015  | 
Businesses need to develop new security responses to address gigantic attacks, and the CIO is in the best position to lead the way.
10 iPhone, Android Apps To Keep You Healthy
Slideshows  |  6/22/2015  | 
Wellness is about more than eating salad and hitting the gym once a month. These 10 iPhone and Android apps will keep your health on track.
COBOL Leads Us Back To The Future
Slideshows  |  6/21/2015  | 
COBOL defined business software development for decades. Now, is it over the hill or just hitting its prime?
Apple Watch 2: 8 Features We Really Want
Commentary  |  6/21/2015  | 
Apple Watch is barely here, and yet the rumor mill is churning in full force about Watch 2. Here are some of our own ideas on what we'd like to see Apple do next.
Apple Watch Sales Hit 2.8M As Straps Drive Profits
Commentary  |  6/20/2015  | 
Estimates suggest a strong debut for the Apple Watch. Reports about the second-generation smartwatch point to a FaceTime camera.
Samsung Update Fixes SwiftKey Security Flaw
News  |  6/20/2015  | 
Samsung will release a security policy update following reports of vulnerability in SwiftKey keyboard replacement software.
Windows 10 Mobile Update, Elop Exit: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/20/2015  | 
News of an executive shakeup at Microsoft comes the same week as new Windows 10 Mobile build 10136.
FCC: Subsidize Rural Broadband, Block Robocalls
News  |  6/19/2015  | 
The FCC voted 3-2 to extend and reform a program that would help low-income Americans gain access to the Web through subsidies. The commission is also allowing customers to block spam and robocalls.
IBM Takes Bluemix To Europe Via Sogeti
News  |  6/19/2015  | 
IBM allies with major European IT-advising partner Sogeti to offer the Bluemix platform to developers in 15 countries.
Sennheiser MB Pro 2: Serious Headset For Mobile IT Pros
Slideshows  |  6/19/2015  | 
The Sennheiser MB Pro 2 isn't fashion forward, but if you need to make sure your voice calls are clear and high-quality, it's something to consider.
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