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Microsoft Surface, PayPal Partner for Small Business
News  |  1/16/2015  | 
New PayPal card readers and Microsoft's Windows 8.1 app for its Surface tablet and other devices will simplify mobile payments for business owners.
How To Mess Up IT Budgeting In 2015
Commentary  |  1/16/2015  | 
Two shifts have rocked the IT world: speed and constant upgrades. Factor those in or your budgets won't address reality.
TIBCO Spotfire Joins Simplified Analytics Bandwagon
News  |  1/16/2015  | 
TIBCO eases analysis with a Spotfire Cloud Recommendations feature that suggests best-fit visualizations. Can it leapfrog IBM, SAS, and Tableau?
Video: Zombie Cookies, IT Budgets & Twitter Hacks
Commentary  |  1/16/2015  | 
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at zombie cookies, your 2015 IT budget, the rise of open source storage, and more.
Verizon Wireless Customers Face 'Zombie Cookies'
News  |  1/15/2015  | 
Cookie files placed on the phones of Verizon Wireless customers by the ad company Turn return to life even after they've been deleted.
Marriott Reverses Personal WiFi Blocking
News  |  1/15/2015  | 
Marriott Hotels will no longer prevent guests from using their personal wireless access points, but it will continue exploring security solutions.
Microsoft Trails Amazon, Google In Cloud Reliability
News  |  1/15/2015  | 
CloudHarmony's benchmarking report on cloud service reliability shows Amazon shines in compute, Google in storage.
Your Next Monitor Will Be A Curved 4K: You'll Like It
Commentary  |  1/15/2015  | 
Curved, 4K monitors were on display at CES. Is their next stop on your corporate desktop?
Facebook For Work App: Dislike
Commentary  |  1/15/2015  | 
Facebook for Work might be a success, but I'm changing my status to "no way."
IBM Mainframe Makeover: Mobile, Big Data Reality Check
Commentary  |  1/15/2015  | 
IBM z13 refresh packs performance gains, but can it really join the mobile, big data, and cloud age? Here's a look at aspirations versus realities.
Microsoft Lumia 435, 532 Budget Phones Target Android
News  |  1/15/2015  | 
Microsoft's Lumia 435 and 532 are the cheapest in the company's lineup, serving as entry points for small businesses and emerging markets to adopt Windows Phone.
Google Project Ara: 8 Dev Conference Images
Slideshows  |  1/14/2015  | 
Do people want modular smartphones that let them swap out components as they break or become boring? Google's Project Ara is banking on it.
PC Market Continues Slow, Steady Growth
News  |  1/14/2015  | 
An uptick in PC market growth is good news, but analysts predict slow progress in the coming year.
Samsung's Tizen Phone Targets Emerging Markets
News  |  1/14/2015  | 
Samsung finally launches the first smartphone to run Tizen, its homegrown operating system.
Gartner Gives Thumbs Up To Docker Security
News  |  1/14/2015  | 
Docker containers isolate resources similar to Linux or virtual machine hypervisors, but fall short with management and administration, Gartner analyst says.
IBM Renews Mainframe With z13
News  |  1/14/2015  | 
Here's a look inside IBM's new 141-core computer.
Burned Out Workers Are Dangerous
Commentary  |  1/14/2015  | 
Employees suffering from job burnout are more likely to give in to impulse, and that can be hazardous to your company.
Google Domains Service Opens For Business
News  |  1/14/2015  | 
US residents can now purchase and manage Internet domains through Google.
Apple Is Not Charlie
Commentary  |  1/14/2015  | 
Apple seems blind to the irony of selling an app that supports free speech when it does not do the same.
Oracle Details Cloud Cost-Cut Plan
News  |  1/14/2015  | 
Oracle president Thomas Kurian touts IT cost savings through cloud software automation. Will "transparent" pricing and fixed-price consulting seal the deal?
3 Tips For Minding The IT Skills Gap
Commentary  |  1/14/2015  | 
In the digital enterprise, CIOs must help IT staffers expand their abilities and value soft skills as much as tech acumen.
Windows 7 Mainstream Support Ends
News  |  1/13/2015  | 
Microsoft ends free support and feature updates for Windows 7, but promises to continue fixing security flaws until 2020.
Three Pillars Of Open Source Governance
Commentary  |  1/13/2015  | 
As more commercial businesses spring up around open source software, these guidelines will ensure communities stay vibrant and open.
Mobile Advertisers Gear Up For Apple Watch
News  |  1/13/2015  | 
Apple hasn't said it will allow ads on its smartwatch, but mobile marketers are already exploring how to serve ads on the wearable.
We Literally Canít Live Without Our iPhones
Commentary  |  1/13/2015  | 
We have uploaded part of our minds and selves into our phones.
Amazon Trumps Microsoft With C4 Virtual Servers
News  |  1/13/2015  | 
Amazon outstrips Microsoft's new Azure offering with launch of C4 Xlarge, a 36-virtual-CPU server instance.
Google Launches Cloud Application Performance Tool
News  |  1/13/2015  | 
Google Cloud Trace will help developers identify where the slowest user interactions are occurring with an application running on App Engine.
Salesforce.com Sees Upswing In Social Marketing
News  |  1/13/2015  | 
Salesforce.com survey finds marketers are shifting to social and mobile to reach younger consumers, prompting a shift in enterprise tech spending.
Microsoft Protests Bug Disclosure By Google
News  |  1/12/2015  | 
After Google discloses Win 8.1 vulnerability two days prior to planned patch, Microsoft argues in favor of vulnerability publication schedules.
Samsung Ponders Move To Windows Phone
News  |  1/12/2015  | 
Samsung appears to be shifting its focus away from Google's Android mobile OS. Will it fill the gap with Windows Phone?
Verizon Cloud Outage Draws Overblown Angst
Commentary  |  1/12/2015  | 
Verizon Cloud's planned 40-hour outage set off outraged critics, but long-term implications will make the cloud service more stable and more competitive.
Rebuilding Trust In Your Organization
Commentary  |  1/12/2015  | 
Can management rebuild trust in an organization when it has been lost?
CES 2015: 11 Peeks Into The Future
Slideshows  |  1/10/2015  | 
Motorized skates, 3D-printed food, e-socks: The future, whether we need it or not, is here.
University Of Phoenix Finds Payoff In Private Cloud
News  |  1/9/2015  | 
Apollo Education Group implements vCloud classroom system to help track and analyze student data to improve academic outcome.
CES 2015: Lack Of Killer Phones Sets Up MWC
News  |  1/9/2015  | 
With few new devices on display at CES, the major phone makers face increasing pressure to deliver at Mobile World Congress in March.
Geekend: Predicting Your Future By Scanning Your Brain
Commentary  |  1/9/2015  | 
Is your entire future locked up in a few brain scans?
5 Analytics, BI, Data Management Trends For 2015
Commentary  |  1/9/2015  | 
InformationWeek survey shows growth in cloud-based data warehousing, real-time tech, and big-data platforms, but business intelligence standardization is waning.
CES 2015: Wearable Tech Is Business At The Flick Of A Wrist
Commentary  |  1/9/2015  | 
What do the wearable devices on display at CES 2015 have in common with enterprise business intelligence? Turns out, quite a bit.
Microsoft Matches Amazon With Cloud Crypto Key Storage
News  |  1/9/2015  | 
Microsoft's Azure cloud adds encryption key storage service, Docker Linux containers, and other features to better compete with Amazon.
InformationWeek 2014 Strategic Security Survey
Steal Our Slides  |  1/9/2015  | 
Managing the complexity of security is the top concern for enterprise IT teams. Look for a new era of more sophisticated data analysis in the coming year.
How To Build A Data-Driven Dream Team
Commentary  |  1/9/2015  | 
Like any good sports team, your data team needs a leader, a common goal, and group chemistry.
Video: CES Excess, SDN Startups & Sloppy Hackers
Commentary  |  1/9/2015  | 
This Week In 60 Seconds highlights wild gadgets from CES, profiles young SDN companies, and more.
CES 2015: FCC's Wheeler Stirs Net Neutrality Pot
News  |  1/8/2015  | 
Agency chairman hints at plans to side with Obama, reclassify broadband as a utility.
Google Experiments With New Spectrum Opportunities
News  |  1/8/2015  | 
Google's research on Citizen Broadband Service Radios could change the competitive landscape for Internet service providers.
Stop Hamstringing Online Innovators
Commentary  |  1/8/2015  | 
The case of Zenefits in Utah shows what's at stake when regulators go too far in the name of competitive "fairness."
CommonWell: Healthcare Interoperability Or Bust
Commentary  |  1/8/2015  | 
Peter Bernhardt of CommonWell Health Alliance, a group of clinical and health IT organizations, talks about its goal of better data exchange and application integration.
AT&T Counters T-Mobile With Rollover Data Plan
News  |  1/7/2015  | 
AT&T responds to T-Mobile's Data Stash campaign with its own plan to let customers carry over unused data.
Microsoft Delve Boards Simplify Content Search, Sharing
News  |  1/7/2015  | 
Microsoft's new boards feature makes it easier for MS Office users to find and share work-related information.
Intel's $300 Million Diversity Plan Looks Impossible
Commentary  |  1/7/2015  | 
Intel's goal of having a culturally representative workforce in place by 2020 is laudable. But given the challenges that must be overcome, it seems unlikely.
CES 2015 Gadgets: Great Or Silly?
Commentary  |  1/7/2015  | 
Will connected dog collars, WiFi-enabled coffee makers, and similar gadgets enhance your life, or just deplete your bank balance?
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