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Microsoft, Google & Apple: Education Smackdown
News  |  9/26/2014  | 
Microsoft tries to woo students with free Office 365 accounts as Apple and Google continue to make gains in the classroom.
3 Trends Make Digital Disruption An Urgent Priority
Commentary  |  9/26/2014  | 
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Apple iPhone 6 Bendgate: Top 10 Tweets
News  |  9/26/2014  | 
Apple says a bend in the iPhone 6 Plus is "extremely rare" but that didn't stop anyone from poking fun.
5 Steps To Better Branch Office IT Support
News  |  9/26/2014  | 
Start by tapping public and private cloud resources to boost performance, improve worker productivity, and cut costs.
Geekend: Blackberry's Passport & Phone Design's Future
Commentary  |  9/26/2014  | 
BlackBerry's chunky Passport begs the question: Is it time to ditch the rectangular phone for something new?
Amazon Reboots Cloud Servers, Xen Bug Blamed
News  |  9/26/2014  | 
Amazon tells customers it has to patch and reboot 10% of its EC2 cloud servers before Oct. 1.
Apple Says iOS 8.0.2 Won't Break iPhones
News  |  9/26/2014  | 
Apple pushes out an update to its update that bricked new iPhones.
iOS In-App Browsing Poses Security Risk
News  |  9/26/2014  | 
iOS developer warns that browser windows invoked within third-party apps allow information theft.
Care Management, Customer Service Must Converge
Commentary  |  9/26/2014  | 
By knowing patients better, healthcare organizations can make them healthier while also making them better customers.
Will Electronic Health Records Ever Be Usable?
Commentary  |  9/26/2014  | 
AMA attempts to address the frustration EHRs create, especially for doctors and other healthcare workers.
Grumpy IT Guy: Finance Wars
Commentary  |  9/26/2014  | 
Finance gets mad that we moved their printer and starts acting out. I may ask them to manage virtual machines if they don't start doing their own work.
Maryland Police Boats Get Live Video Streaming
News  |  9/26/2014  | 
High-speed wireless broadband network lets patrol boats on Chesapeake Bay send live streaming video to officers on shore to monitor real-time routine or crisis situations.
NASA's Maven Enters Mars Orbit: What's Next?
Slideshows  |  9/26/2014  | 
Welcome to the start of a new space race to the Red Planet. Find out what's coming in Mars missions during the next decade, and when humans might set foot on the planet.
Make Internet-Ready Products, Or Else
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
Internet of Things pioneers say the fourth industrial revolution looms -- like it or not.
Quantified Self Should Be About Health, Not Ego
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
Silicon Valley is obsessed with data collection, including personal data. But for health and fitness monitoring technologies, the real goal must be meaningful health results.
Amazon Expands Twitter Trial To Wish Lists
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
Twitter users can save Amazon products to their wish list by replying to tweets with the #AmazonWishList hashtag.
VA Implements Waiting Room 'Smart Chairs'
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
The Department of Veterans Affairs installs Vecna's kiosk-based Vitals Chair at some facilities, aims to give patients more control and insight into their healthcare while streamlining practitioner workloads.
Workday Student Debuts With Higher-Ed Recruiting
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
Workday steps up competition against Oracle PeopleSoft with Workday Student suite. Recruiting is first of seven components.
My iOS 8 Update-Gate Survival Story
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
Like many others, I fell victim to Apple's botched update to iOS 8. Here's how I brought my iPhone back to life.
Jolt Awards: Best New Books For Developers
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
From our sister site Dr. Dobb's, the Jolt awards honor the best books of the past 12 months.
Developers Suffer As Documentation Vanishes
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
Paltry documentation for developer tools greatly diminishes our ability to work well in subtle but important ways.
OpenStack Can Be 'Rosetta Stone' Of Cloud
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
Nebula chief strategy officer Chris Kemp explains OpenStack's ambitions to be the universal translator between public and private cloud systems.
One Big Idea For Data Center Storage
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
A single, global file management system turns data center-centric thinking inside out. It grants ease of access around the world but keeps control centralized.
Mobile Healthcare Tools Empower Consumers
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
Mobile apps such as online comparison tools help consumers make informed healthcare decisions.
BlackBerry's Hardware Hail Mary: 4 Challenges
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
Is BlackBerry's Passport smartphone a triumph for keyboard loyalists? Or BlackBerry's last hurrah in hardware?
Apple Yanks Buggy iOS 8 Update
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
Apple continues a week of miscues with an iOS 8 update that killed cellular service for some users.
6 Things Not To Do With iPhone 6
Slideshows  |  9/25/2014  | 
Got a shiny new Apple iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? Here's a tip: Don't bend, blend, shoot, drop, submerge, smash, or otherwise destroy it.
4 Outsourcing Lessons IT Can Learn From Automakers
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
Automakers get 80% of a vehicle's components from suppliers. Why are they better at outsourcing than IT?
Hortonworks Invests In Spark On Hadoop
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
Hortonworks improves Hive integration, plans security and performance upgrades for hot Spark in-memory analytics platform.
Talko: Collaboration's Missing Link?
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
Ray Ozzie's new app, Talko, blends live and recorded voice conversations with text messages and images for mobile workforces. We talk to Talko co-founder Matt Pope.
6 DevOps Salary Negotiation Tips
Commentary  |  9/24/2014  | 
DevOps pros, take note. Interop speaker Dustin Whittle explains how to position yourself as indispensable.
Data Science That Makes a Difference
Commentary  |  9/24/2014  | 
Big data is about more than just business. It holds potential to address social problems and improve the lives of people around the world.
Internet Of Things Intrigues Intelligence Community
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
IoT presents big opportunity for intelligence agencies, along with information overload and privacy risks.
9 Innovative Products: Designers Of Things Conference
Slideshows  |  9/24/2014  | 
Wearable, 3D printing, and Internet of Things technologies are in their infancy. But these products show that design can satisfy both the head and the heart.
ADP CIO Pursues Passion, Lands COO Role
Commentary  |  9/24/2014  | 
CIO Mike Capone moves to SaaS company Medidata Solutions, which provides tools to manage clinical trials.
Private Clouds Come Down To Earth
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
Intrigued by the concept of a converged infrastructure but worry you lack the expertise to DIY? Dell, HP, IBM, VMware, and other vendors want to help.
Open Data Center Alliance Pushes TOSCA
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
Cloud standards group ODCA pushes TOSCA standard for workload mobility across cloud service providers. Where is Amazon?
Building Mobile Developer Skill Sets: 4 Tips
Commentary  |  9/24/2014  | 
As more companies become mobile app developers for the first time, here's advice on managing two big challenges.
Local Governments Embrace Cloud: 5 Benefits
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
The federal government is aggressively promoting cloud computing, and the trend is trickling down to city and county agencies like Mecklenburg County, N.C.
Who Will Be The Netflix Of Healthcare?
Commentary  |  9/24/2014  | 
Healthcare disruption is real, the MediFuture event showed. How you react determines whether it's a threat or an opportunity.
5 SaaS Myths Busted
Commentary  |  9/24/2014  | 
From "SaaS promotes shadow IT" to "SaaS saves time and money," an InformationWeek survey finds that it's time to retire some old saws.
IT Dress Code: 10 Cardinal Sins
Slideshows  |  9/24/2014  | 
You don't need to be a runway model to succeed in IT, but please stop making these office fashion faux pas. Remember, you work for an enterprise, not on the Enterprise.
The 'Rock Star' Government CIO, Redefined
Commentary  |  9/23/2014  | 
Relationships matter for CIOs who must navigate politics and bureaucracy to assert authority over a centralized, coordinated IT strategy.
iOS 8 Users Gripe About Bugs
News  |  9/23/2014  | 
Apple's latest operating system may be its "best ever," but iOS 8 is stumbling out the gate with a fair share of bugs, posters to Apple forums say.
4 Penetration Testing Tips: Interop Preview
Commentary  |  9/23/2014  | 
Jumpstart your enterprise security testing efforts with this advice from Interop speaker David Rhoades of Maven Security Consulting.
Apcera Emerges, Gets Snapped Up By Ericsson
News  |  9/23/2014  | 
Apcera, started by Cloud Foundry chief architect Derek Collison, launches new platform for software deployment, a policy imposition system.
Salesforce.com Platform Helps Companies Build Mobile Apps
News  |  9/23/2014  | 
Salesforce.com introduces ExactTarget Journey Builder for Apps to support engaging, marketing-savvy mobile applications.
Healthcare Needs Cyber Security Leadership & Governance
Commentary  |  9/23/2014  | 
Cyber security breaches point to a bigger problem than inadequate security technology or processes. They point to failed leadership and governance strategies.
Puppet Server's Big Revamp
News  |  9/23/2014  | 
DevOps community favorite Puppet Labs has rewritten Puppet Server to identify, configure, and manage groups of servers at the same time.
4 Awful Company Retreat Ideas
Commentary  |  9/23/2014  | 
Company retreats can be done right -- but not if they involve hypnotists. Avoid these event choices.
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