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OS X El Capitan: How Apple Will Make IT Happy
Commentary  |  7/7/2015  | 
With OS X El Capitan, Apple is touching on the right enterprise features that business users and IT administrators want, including security, application management, and performance enhancements.
Google Tests Carpool Coordination Service
News  |  7/7/2015  | 
Through its Waze and RideWith apps, Google aims to match drivers with passengers to form carpools, for a fee.
10 Most Reputable Tech Companies in the US
Slideshows  |  7/7/2015  | 
See which companies top the list, and which ones didn't make the cut, in the Reputation Institute's 2015 US Technology RepTrak.
Amazon Cloud Drive Adds iOS App
News  |  7/6/2015  | 
iPhone users who prefer Amazon Cloud Drive now have a native app through which they can access Amazon's online storage service. Android versions were previously released through Google Play and Amazon's Fire Phone.
Windows 10: RTM Due This Week, PC Build 10162 Done
News  |  7/6/2015  | 
Microsoft released Build 10162 to the Fast ring of Insiders before the July 4th holiday weekend, and we're expecting an RTM build later this week.
IT Cloud Spending Drives Infrastructure Investments: IDC
News  |  7/6/2015  | 
Spending for cloud IT represented nearly a third of IT infrastructure spending in first quarter 2015, according to a report from IDC.
'Google Effect' Is Real, Dangerous, Says Kaspersky
Commentary  |  7/6/2015  | 
By uploading more of the contents of our brain into our phones, we remember less and become more vulnerable.
LG To Make Thinner Displays For Laptops
News  |  7/6/2015  | 
LG Display is prepared to mass-produce dramatically thinner screens for PCs. It's also investing in a new plant for screens for wearables and phones.
Google Glass 2 In The Works, FCC Filing Suggests
News  |  7/6/2015  | 
Google Glass didnít catch fire with consumers, but an FCC filing suggests the company is not giving up on its ambitions.
Elon Musk Gives $10 Million In Grants To Study Safe AI
News  |  7/6/2015  | 
Elon Musk puts his money where his mouth is by helping fund 37 projects that could hopefully make AI safer and more useful to humans.
10 Great Websites For Learning Programming
Slideshows  |  7/6/2015  | 
Whether you're preparing for a new career or experimenting with magic powers, it's worth knowing how to program.
Fortran: 7 Reasons Why Itís Not Dead
Slideshows  |  7/5/2015  | 
In the 1950s, IBM programmer John Backus invented a programming language called Fortran. It's still in use today, and here's what you need to know about it.
Windows 10: 10 Reasons You'll Love It
Commentary  |  7/5/2015  | 
Windows 10 looks like a good operating system, but the reasons we love an operating system are harder to predict.
MasterCard Tests Facial Scans For Mobile Payments
News  |  7/4/2015  | 
Giving face takes on a whole new meaning with the credit card company's plan to authorize mobile payments using facial recognition technology.
Windows 10 Gets Close, Skype Feature Updates: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/4/2015  | 
This week Microsoft sold assets to AOL and Uber, released two Windows 10 builds, and pushed new Skype for Business features to preview.
Yahoo Testing Arch Rival Google On Search
News  |  7/3/2015  | 
Search and online ad rivals Yahoo and Google might be coming closer together, as Yahoo decides to test whether it should let the search engine giant onto its turf.
Dartmouth Hosts Robot Poetry Contest
News  |  7/3/2015  | 
Of all the tests we've had for robots, this might be the one that is most frightening. Dartmouth College will be adapting the Turing test to judge AI creativity.
Why Facebook, Telepathy Don't Mix
Commentary  |  7/3/2015  | 
Mark Zuckerberg thinks telepathy is the ultimate form of communication. Believe it or not, for certain things, Facebook is better than telepathy.
The Threat Of Artificial Intelligence
Commentary  |  7/3/2015  | 
Super-intelligent robots deserve some concern, but really we should be paying more attention to the people and processes involved in building our machines.
Chicago Cloud Computing Tax Is Not Amusing
Commentary  |  7/3/2015  | 
In a new ruling, Chicago is planning to tax cloud-computing services such as Netflix and Apple's new music service. CIOs should pay attention.
iPhone 6s And 7 Other Smartphones To Watch In 2015
Slideshows  |  7/3/2015  | 
We've already seen a wave of new smartphones hit the market in 2015. What's coming up for the rest of this year?
Windows 10 Launch: Later Than You Think
News  |  7/2/2015  | 
Microsoft will release Windows 10 on July 29, but this doesn't mean you'll be downloading the new operating system that day.
Analytics Provides Better Online Learning
News  |  7/2/2015  | 
MIT researchers are using analytics to identify a way to predict when students are likely drop online courses.
Apple Watch Sales Projections Fail To Impress
News  |  7/2/2015  | 
The Apple Watch made a big splash in the media, but some financial and tech analysts aren't convinced consumers and enterprises are buying the hype.
Casio Entering Smartwatch Fray
Commentary  |  7/2/2015  | 
Casio plans to make a smartwatch for outdoorsy men that it will release in March 2016.
How To Use Data To Outsmart Your Competitors
Slideshows  |  7/2/2015  | 
The pressure's on to use data to outsmart your competitors. Here are six ways companies can use data to imagine and even re-imagine what's possible.
10 Great Geek Getaways For Summer
Slideshows  |  7/2/2015  | 
Longing to get away this summer but more interested in the Shire than St. Barths? Check out our guide to geek-tastic vacations worldwide.
CIOs Need To Embrace Agile, Gartner Finds
Commentary  |  7/2/2015  | 
A new Gartner report finds that CIOs need to embrace agile development, and the firm offers 10 principles to guide this change.
3D Fingerprint Scanners Can Secure Smartphones
News  |  7/2/2015  | 
Professors from UC Berkeley and UC Davis have developed a new way of reading fingerprints that allows for a 3D scan, rather than the traditional 2D scan. In theory, this should make fingerprint authentication on mobile devices harder to fool.
CIOs: Adopt Social Media For Success, Now
Commentary  |  7/2/2015  | 
Social Media enhances learning, develops needed contacts, speeds problem-solving, and helps you create business transformation.
iPhone 6s Casing Photos Leak, Show Few Changes
Commentary  |  7/1/2015  | 
If leaked photos can be believed, Apple is planning only minor changes for the upcoming iPhone 6s.
Windows 10 Build 10159 Marks Microsoft Efficiency
News  |  7/1/2015  | 
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Build 10159 to the Fast ring of Windows Insiders, marking the second PC build in two days.
Skype For Business: New Features Ready To Preview
News  |  7/1/2015  | 
Enterprise customers on Office 365 can preview new Skype for Business features, including broadcast and voice dial-in capabilities.
iOS 8.4, Mac OS X Updates Plug Vulnerabilities
Commentary  |  7/1/2015  | 
Apple released its iOS 8.4 and Mac OS X 10.10.4 updates that add Apple Music and tackle a range of security problems.
How Public Cloud Providers Rain On Users
News  |  7/1/2015  | 
A Forrester study finds corporate customers are largely dissatisfied with their primary public cloud providers.
Chris Anderson: Making Drones And Weaponizing Legos
Chris Anderson: Making Drones And Weaponizing Legos
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/1/2015  | 
At the 2015 InformationWeek conference, Chris Anderson spoke of building his drone company and how he weaponized Legos with his son.
Considering An Apple Watch? Try This First
Commentary  |  7/1/2015  | 
Will a small, wrist-mounted device lead to an Apple Watch -- or to a wrist with no watch at all?
Millennials: Why Customer Service Will Never Be The Same
Slideshows  |  7/1/2015  | 
While a recent study focuses on how consumers interact with brands, the results also hold lessons for IT in how to tailor internal tech support services to best meet the expectations of a multigenerational workforce.
IT Spending Reports Show A Tech Market In Transition
News  |  6/30/2015  | 
Gartner is predicting that worldwide spending on information technology will decline 5.5%, while Forrester has revised its US tech market projections down slightly.
Microsoft Cuts Display Ad Business, Sells Bing Maps To Uber
News  |  6/30/2015  | 
Microsoft transfers its display ad business to AOL and sells Bing Maps tech to Uber as CEO Satya Nadella executes a new corporate mission.
AWS Building Massive Data Center In India
News  |  6/30/2015  | 
AWS is planning to build a massive data center in India to help expand its cloud computing services to customers there and around the world.
Google Says Yelp-Backed Study Is Flawed
News  |  6/30/2015  | 
Conflicting claims fly as European antitrust officials await a response to objections from Google.
Samsung Takes Smartphone Lead From Apple
Commentary  |  6/30/2015  | 
Samsung has regained the US smartphone crown thanks to strong enough sales of the Galaxy S6. However, iPhone 6 sales are still strong.
IBM Makes Lake George World's Smartest Lake
News  |  6/30/2015  | 
Over 60 researchers, including ones from IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic, are turning Lake George into a sea of sensors.
IoT Makes Motorcycles, Helmets Safer, Smarter
Commentary  |  6/30/2015  | 
Most of the IoT discussion has focused on connected cars, but motorcycles and other vehicles are getting into the market with surprising results.
10 Essential Google Apps For iPhone Users
Slideshows  |  6/30/2015  | 
Just because you're an Apple aficionado doesn't mean you can't load up your iPhone with Google apps. Here are 10 of the best.
Google's Android Appeal Rejected by Supreme Court
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
Oracle's copyright lawsuit against Google over Android now returns to a lower court.
IoT Market Forecast At $11 Trillion, Report Finds
Commentary  |  6/29/2015  | 
A new report from McKinsey finds that the market for IoT could reach $11 trillion by 2025. This means a sea change for IT, as well as the CIOs who have to manage budgets.
Comic: That's The Way The Ball Bounces Sometimes
Commentary  |  6/29/2015  | 
Some disasters, you just can't plan for.
Samsung To Issue Windows Update Patch
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
Samsung promises a patch to restore Windows Update to its recommended settings after messing with the update process.
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